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Mechanical Engineering co-op, Design Engineer

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
January 27, 2017

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• Kalamazoo, MI • 269-***-**** •


2+ years of engineering experience in mechanical design, validation and manufacturing engineering.

Proficient in using mechanical equipment and mechanical measuring tools, Testing, Quality control, prototyping, and documentation.

Experience in simulation and modelling using ANSYS CFD (FLUENT), SOLIDWORKS, AUTOCAD, CATIA and also in utilizing 3D solid modelling CAD/CAM.

Strong knowledge in, plastic part design for injection molding, sheet metal stamping and forming process, Advanced engineering tool design principles, Jigs & fixture design, CNC machining, FEA Modelling and analysis.

Gained experience in Turbomachinery (Hydraulic and pneumatics) and providing services to power plant in the activities of Overhauling, repairs, Retrofits, manufacturing of all the TG-Set spares, Erection and Testing.

Thorough knowledge of GD&T, root cause analysis and using P&ID symbols.

Verified and troubleshoot the problems in the engineering data collected from the clients through communication.

Led a team in fabricating and designing a Filament winding machine to a small scale industry.

Knowledge about Pneumatic braking system used in Indian railways and also steam generators in power plants.

Expertise in applying DFMEA, SPC, DFM to the product designs and maintaining BOM, ECN, DOE, APQP, PDM.


Master of science Mechanical Engineering Jan 2015-Dec 2016 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo USA GPA: 3.67/4.00 Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering Oct 2010-May 2014 TKR College of Engineering, Hyderabad India GPA: 3.5/4.00

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Industry Experience

Mechanical Engineer Co-op Sep 2013-Nov 2014 S.V. TURBO Engineering Works Pvt. Ltd. (Hyderabad, India)

oWorked in Production, Services and facilities, Quality assurance and Total quality management.

oExecuted precision machining of White Metal bearings using In-house lathes and milling machines, Thermoforming process, quality check, NDT like dye penetrating test and ultrasonic testing to check proper bonding of white metal according to engineering specification and ensured quick response from MRB to scrap and regrade the material.

oAcquired knowledge of standard Work, automated assembly, Line balancing and related technologies.

oWorked under Hydraulic test facility and Performed testing of Turbine blades, castings, castings, Heat exchangers and Nozzles by using water and oil up to working pressure of 400 kgs/cm and created pneumatic schematic diagrams using P&ID symbols.

oAnalyzed the 3D-Models using ANSYS, SOLIDWORKS and CATIA.

oExecuted DFMEA, root cause analysis, DFM and reverse engineering to the product and also performed GD&T and tolerance analysis.

oSpearheaded multiple complex projects simultaneously and worked with tight deadlines; and provided help to the controls team to implement PLC programming logics in production systems

oArranged ECNs and sustained the test results in written reports by maintaining logs.

oWorked with the Project Management team and trained in project management, SPC, PRAP, APQP and DOE.

oOptimized the output by finding cause and effect relationship for the bearings using MS-Excel and MINITAB pursuing DOE (SPC).

oMaintained PDM systems and BOM (bill of materials); and managed the team in maintaining coordination between the customer needs.

oGained confidence in communication skills, time management, leadership skills and multi-tasking.

Section Engineer Assistant (Intern) Jan 2013-May 2013 South Central Railway Coaching Depot (Hyderabad, India)

oWorked with Section Engineer in inspecting the engines and brakes for safety and efficiency.

oProvided mechanical engineering support to Section Engineer in supervising the employees working in the depot.

oStudied and analyzed about air-braking system (pneumatic brakes).

oInterpreted with the blueprints and generated CAD drawings of braking circuits used in air-braking system.

Industrial Training May 2012-Sep 2012 Heavy Water Plant (Manuguru, India)

oStudied steam generators and its auxiliaries and safety systems in the power plant.

oLearned about different types of boilers like fire-tube boilers, water-tube boilers, nuclear power plant steam generators and solar power steam generators.

oMonitored and worked under boiler unit, boiler feed pump ; examined its performance characteristics and maintained log book for temperature values.

oPerformed and studied control and safety systems used in Heavy Water Plant.

oVisited and interacted with on-site personnel and learned about various devices, equipment and their operations.


oSix Sigma Green Belt by ProSource Professional Certifications – December 2016 to present.

oCertificate of Proficiency in Mechanical CAD softwares AUTOCAD, PRO/E and ANSYS by Pro CAD technologies (Hyderabad, India) – July 2013

Academic Project Experience

Project Title: Optimum Design of Thermoelectric Armband - WMU July 2016-Aug 2016

Objective: To optimize the design and then to check the feasibility of generating Thermoelectric power from TEG device attached to armband sufficient to charge a mobile battery.

oDesigned Thermoelectric device using CAD procedures.

oThe temperature difference between human body and surrounding atmosphere was used to generate electric power from TEG module to charge the mobile battery.

oPerformed calculations in MATHCAD and with the results from calculations, have done FEA analysis using ANSYS (FLUENT) software to investigate the electric power generation from the Thermoelectric Armband.

oAccomplished with power output that is not sufficient to charge a phone battery but can charge small LED lights.

Project Title: Optimal design of a Thermoelectric Cooling/Heating for Car Seat Comfort (HVAC) – WMU

July 2015-Aug 2015

Objective: To optimize the design which would significantly improve the performance of car seat cooling/heating

oDeveloped a commercial model of thermoelectric car seat cooling/heating using SOLIDWORKS.

oOptimized the design of the Thermoelecric device (element length, cross section and number of thermoelements) using newly developed optimization method (by Prof Ho Sung Lee) and by creating optional recirculating duct.

oPerformed calculations and Validated results of temperatures using MATHCAD.

oAchieved lower Power consumption almost by half with equivalent cooling/heating.

Project Title: Filament Winding Machine – TKR CLG OF ENGG Jan 2014-May 2014

Objective: To Design and Fabricate a small scale automated 2-axis Filament Winding Machine which can be used to manufacture like F.R.P pipes, Hybrid F.R.P shafts, and Composite tubes within permissible tolerance.

oThis Process is done by a continuous strand of impregnated fibers is wound on to a cylindrical shaped Mandrel with specific fibers orientation.

oThe Mandrel is withdrawn after the resin has cured.

oDesigned a Filament Winding Machine i.e., structural components using UG(Unigraphics) NX and SOLIDWORKS 3D (for surfacing) and executed stress analysis to the components using ANSYS.

oDesigned sheet metals and plastic part designs using SOLIDWORKS 3D.

oSuccessfully Built a low cost Filament winding machine which is integrated by mechanical, electrical and electronic components all controlled by a single controller.

oGained experience in MEP systems and also with different Machines used in Engineering Workshop like Lathe Machine, Welding, Drilling, Injection Molding, Wood furniture etc. and also with the Foundry work.

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