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Engineer Mechanical

Houston, Texas, United States
April 21, 2017

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Ronit Patel


Mechanical Engineer, EIT


Houston, TX

Education (Wiling to relocate)

University of Houston Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.7 December 2016

Gujarat Technological University Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, GPA 3.9 June 2014

Technical Skills and Certifications

Certification: Engineer in Trainee (EIT, FE), AutoCAD, Subsea engineer, Value engineer

CAD and CAE: Solidworks, AutoCAD, Creo(Pro-e), Revit, CATIA V5, Ansys, Abaqus, PipeSim, Mathcad

Other Skills: CFD, FEA, MEP, CNC Programming, Minitab, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, GD&T, DFM, DFA, Lean Manufacturing, 5S, FMEA, Kaizen, Statistical Process control (SPC), DOE, Cpk, Gage R&R, SOPs


Teaching Assistant, University of Houston- Houston, TX August 2016 – December 2016

Assisted students to understand concepts of dynamics of mechanism by simulating different mechanism

Demonstrated different mechanism using mechanism design, A CREO 3.0 module

Managed document accurately over university server while maintaining the confidentiality of the information

Mechanical Engineer, Hi-Speed Turbo Drive – Gujarat, India May 2014 – May 2015

Design, engineer, develop & validate small-scale experimental prototype manufacturing equipment, tools and methods using design of experiments (DOE) and root cause analysis for new product introduction.

Performed FEA analysis using Ansys during the different stages of product development

Prepared assembly drawings, production drawings using Solidworks and AutoCAD

Inspected equipment drawings, calculations and released drawings for production

Created procedures, work instructions, supplier quality checklist and test protocol as required

Mechanical Engineering Intern, Hi-Speed Turbo Drive - Gujarat, India May 2013- December 2013

Created 2D and 3D CAD models and assembly drawings using Solidworks and AutoCAD for different products

Prepared bill of materials(BOM) for purchasing department to assist with purchasing orders

Created and reviewed daily production report and assist in process improvement using DMAIC technique

Analyzed and evaluated component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment

Academic Projects

Design of Subsea Pipeline August 2016 – December 2016

Calculated wall thickness based on 49 CFR, 30 CFR, API, ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8, DNV RP, total pipeline weight for different operating conditions such as Installation, Operation, and Flush

Designed buckle arrester, analyzed on bottom stability, pipe soil interaction, thermal expansion and span

Performed finite element analysis (FEA) to find out stresses in pipe in case of global and lateral buckling

CFD analysis of Turbulent flow over Surface mounted object January 2016 – May 2016

Analyzed Incompressible, Steady, flow over surface mounted object in a confined channel for Laminar and Turbulent flow using Ansys Fluent code for structured and unstructured mesh for Laminar and Turbulent flow

Developed computational model to predict the length of recirculation, Length of reattachment, Pressure distribution, Velocity profile to compare result of different models with the experimental result to determine optimum mesh size

DFA & DFM analysis and Process Planning August 2016 – December 2016

Increased design efficiency by 7% using DFMA analysis, removing nonessential component, reducing cost by 5%

Performed tolerance stack-up analysis to identify correct design fit

Assigned the required hole and shaft limits and fits based on functionality and movement of different parts

Determined position dimensioning and tolerancing by establishing the required three datum (3 2 1 rule) on components and/or part along with 2D dimension drawings using CATIA V5

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