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Mechanical Engineering Engineer

Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
October 08, 2016

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Kaivalya Chaturvedi


Recently graduated with Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (CAD major) from Illinois Institute of Technology

Computer skills; SolidWorks, Inventor, AutoCAD, Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel

Strong understanding of sheet metal as well as electrical and machine design

Great attitude and desire for self-improvement

Enjoy working on the shop floor as much as at a desk

Experience with product testing and Knowledge of basic shop tools

Enjoy working in a thriving team atmosphere


Illinois Institute of Technology August 2014 to May 2016

FEA Analyst / CAD Designer

Designed the A-arms and suspensions in SolidWorks, analyzed for service loads performing Non Linear static analysis using ABAQUS, identified stress concentration regions

Conducted test for design feasibility and obtained optimal tube thickness for chassis structure with respect to strength and stiffness by performing strength calculation study

Performed cost analysis depending on material selection, part construction procedures and part specification

Fabricated, assembled and mounted suspension onto the chassis

Optimized the caster, camber and rack angles by dynamic simulation in MSC Adams

Swami Polytechnic College January 2013 to July 2014


Trained approximately 200 students in fundamentals of Basic Mechanical Engineering and designing using AutoCAD.

For AutoCAD the whole course was divided into 3 modules – 2D, Advanced 2D & 3D

For Basic mechanical engineering course was divided into units, Materials, Thermodynamics & Fluids

Gajra Gears Pvt. Ltd. June 2012 to Nov 2012

Production Engineer

Managed Automation of CNC-Hobbing machines, for every different gear cutting requires a different CNC code and a unique hobbing tool.

Did motion & time study to optimize the workshop layout and agronomics study to optimize each machines time.

Enhanced the procedure by applying a quality check for effective utilization of material to reduce scrap by approximately 5%.


Illinois Institute of Technology

Master’s Degree, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2014 – 2016

Ujjain Engineering College

Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, 2008 - 2012

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