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Mechanical Engineer

Westland, Michigan, United States
September 28, 2019

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Westland, MI *****




CAD/CAM software:

AutoCAD, SolidWorks,

Autodesk Inventor, UG NX,

and CREO (Pro E).

Computational fluid dynamic

(CFD & FEA):

ANSYS, Star CCM, Trace 700,

MATLAB, Simulink, and EES.

Statistical Software:

Minitab and Excel.

MS Office:

Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio,

Acrobat Reader &


Expertise in Researching and


Design concepts, experience

in developing product design

(NPD), finite element analysis

(FEA), experimental thermal

design, stress analysis,

improving business efficiency

and effectiveness (lean six

sigma), tolerance analysis

and manufacturing

drawings(GD&T), and design

for manufacturing &

assembly (DFM/DFA).


MSc. in Mechanical Engineering with over ten years of professional experience in Mechanical Design Engineering.

Experienced in all the design aspects and stages of a product, including research, development, and manufacture through to installation and final commissioning.

Proficient in CAD/CAE software such as SolidWorks, CREO (Pro-E), AutoCAD, UG NX, and Autodesk Invertor.

Proficient in CFD software & (FEA) such as ANSYS, Star CCM, and EES.

Very advanced problem analysis and solving skills and proven ability to resolve complex customer complaints.

Ability to travel as needed (currently traveling about 35%).

A strong data-driven decision-maker with Strong MS office skills proficiency with Minitab quality software.

Possess a good team spirit.

Having the ability to create innovative and cost-efficient product designs. WORK EXPERIENCE

University of Detroit Mercy – Detroit, MI May 2015 to Present Research & Development Engineer

Responsible for: Providing the technical solution to the components and the entire system. Establishing a design from concept to production including prototyping, testing, material selection, and validating. Gathering relevant information for product design from the sources interfacing with OEM components. Founding and developing structural finite element analysis (FEA) simulations and design optimizations using various software applications

(CAD/CAE &CFD), providing a Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) and DVP&R, generating 3D CAD models, drawings and designing documentation via techniques of a design for manufacturing & assembly (DFM/DFA or DFMA). Also, creating innovative and cost-efficient product designs. Duties:

Gathering relevant information for product design from the sources interfacing with OEM

Providing and supporting DFMEAs and DVP&R.

Providing "design for manufacturing & assembly" (DFM/DFA). PERSONAL SKILLS

Ability to work under any

condition, the ability to make

a decision, time

management, self-

motivation, organize, and



Best Mechanical Engineer

Award, two years (2012,

2013), HIEP, Misurata, Libya.

1st Award for Best Projects in

Engineering & Sciences

(2009), National Institution

for Scientific Research, Libya.

3rd Award for Best Projects in

Engineering & Science (2008),

National Institution for

Scientific Research, Libya.



U.S. Citizen

Bilingual (English and Arabic)

An American Society of

Mechanical Engineers


By using computer-aided design (CAD/CAE) to create new and existing geometric drawings/models GD&T.

Generating CAD models, drawings, and design documentation (layouts, assemblies, detail).

Establishing and providing FEA simulation for the prototype phase.

Manufacturing and Assembling different prototypes, the fixtures, and the instruments which are from plastics, sheet metal & Aluminum using machines and hands.

Testing and experimenting with different prototypes and Monitoring the results and converting the data to graphs.

Analyzing, validating, and evaluating data gathered during research.

Publishing research works.

Supporting other teams.

Industrial Research Center & Development Misurata, LY Jun 2003 to Jan 2014 Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer

Responsible for: Designing, developing, creating products, and supervising a lot of projects (electromechanical), training different courses, and publishing some research.


Developing products design.

Providing "design for manufacturing & assembly” for a lot of the products. o Spare parts (General Co. for Trucks/” Iveco& Daewoo” Libya branch) o Pumps (Loloat Libya for general construction)

o Hydraulic systems (water and sewage company)

Designing, developing, and manufacturing of many products: o A hybrid system to improve gas turbine plant using Aqua- ammonia absorption cycle.

o HVAC systems for buildings, factories, and Schools. o Generation of electric wind power.

o Wind turbine generator & solar systems.

o Air conditioning unit for desert homes.

o A design for Tensile and compression tests for metals. o A design to test the impact and hardness of materials.

Training different courses, such as CAD & FCD Software.

Providing FEA simulation for the prototypes of several products.

Implement a Design Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA), Process Quality Control Plans (PQCP).



Six Sigma, Heat Transfer,

Manufacture (I, II), Fluid

Mechanics, Computational

Fluid Dynamics, Finite

Element Analysis,

Thermodynamics, IC Engines,

Air Dynamics, Design (I, II),

Project Management, HVAC,

Control Systems and


Leading a multinational team and solving critical issues and preventing project delay.

Publishing some research projects involving clean energy. Thermodynamics Group Center for Aerospace Research Tripoli, LY Aug 2000 to Jun 2003

Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Responsible for: Designing, creating, and assembling some systems for jets. Moreover, supervising a study of a unique thermal phenomenon. Duties:

Designing air-fuel systems for jets.

Designing hydraulic systems for jets.

Supervising a particular project involving a study of thermal phenomena.

Working collaboratively with a team to assemble jets. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

University of Detroit Mercy Adv. Courses in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 4.00 2017 University of Tripoli Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering 2010 Overall GPA: 3.74; World Education Services evaluated PUBLICATIONS

1. Awin Y, and Dukhan N, “Experimental performance assessment of metal-foam flow fields for proton exchange membrane fuel cells”, Applied Energy Journal, 252 (2019) 113458, 2. Awin Y, “Novel Bipolar Plate with Metal-Foam Flow Field for PEM Fuel Cells: Basic Design and Performance”, EATON AND LSMCE, Technical Open House, 2018. 3. Awin Y, and Dukhan N. Metal-foam bipolar plate for PEM fuel cells: simulations and preliminary results. In: Proceedings, 10th international conference on porous metals and metallic foam, Nanjing, China, September 14 to 17; 2017. 4. Emdini S, and Awin Y,” Energy and Management Methodologies in Libyan Planning”, Asian-Pacific Conference on Management and Business, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; September 2013.

5. Awin Y, and Fellah G,” Performance Enhancement of Unit number six in Misurata Gas Turbine Power Plant by Effective Utilization of the Exhaust Gases”, 23rd International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Auckland, New Zealand, November 19-22; 2012.

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