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Engine vibration analysis, rotor dynamics, engineer, engineer Manager

United States
April 27, 2020

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Jing Yuan phone: 860-***-****

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Gardnerville, NV 89410

A very self-orientated and passionate individual, who is strong in analytical thinking and decision making, with great common sense in technical areas, always willing to learn, and also have extensive vibration analytical skill and experiences.


04/2019-Present BENTLY NEVADA, Baker Hughes, Minden, NV

Lead Customer Service Management Specialist

Perform remote vibration analysis and provide recommendations to end users, dealing with multiple machine trains and multiple types of machines, including fluid film bearing malfunctions.

05/2013-04/2019 PW POWER SYSTEMS, MHI, Glastonbury, CT (by company acquisition)

Manager of Customer Technical Support Engineering

Chief Engineer of Gas Turbines

In charge of a group engineers in areas of mechanical (engine and ancillary), electrical, control, performance, engine vibration, to support over 90 customers (utility companies) and over 500 aeroderivative gas generators and power turbines operations for power generation around the world, including but not limit to daily troubleshooting, customer communication, data analysis, technical review, user conference, product improvement, borescope and shop finding report, and all other technical documents creation and update, customer visits, management update, production and overhaul shop activity technical support, tooling technical support, repair development, sales/spare parts technical support, scheduling, test support, budget, etc.

Development in remote monitoring on customer fleet.

Initiate and coordinate outsourced engineering works, including but not limited to structure and thermal analysis, failure/root cause analysis, new design and existing part improvement, etc.

Closely working with engineering for technical topics for cause and improvement analysis and recommendation, including technical reviews, test planning, fleet data update, corrective action, etc.

Initiated and brought the service into market on remote monitoring technical services to existing customers.

As an expert on Rotor Dynamic, in parallel, in charge of engine vibration root cause analysis & consulting, including but not limited to rotor dynamic modeling & analysis for root causes, engine test on customer site & test cell, data acquisition, etc.

oIn engine vibration area, during this period time, lead the investigations and solved bearing failure, non-integral vibration, synchronies vibration and other engine hardware failures by using rotor dynamic modeling and analysis skill and field vibration experience.

Also responsible for all engineering related process improvements to meet quality standards, and responsible for all technical data

Make sure all team members work to their best capabilities and engage/responsible for areas of responsibilities

10/2005-05/2013 PRATT & WHITNEY, UTC, East Hartford, CT


Manager of Customer Technical Support Engineering

Principal Engineer, Customer Technical Support

Manager of Customer Technical Support Engineering

Aeroderivative gas generator and power turbine technical services

Engine vibration root cause analysis & consulting

Engine vibration equipment

Engine test on customer site & test cell,

Rotor dynamic modeling & analysis for root causes

oIdentified and resolved server long exiting fleet issues

Engine structure & analysis support on redesign activities

Rolling element bearing failure analysis

Collector box alignment requirement development

Engineering customer event process improvement

Engineering technical documentation review/approval/release process improvement

Customer technical services management, which carried in to next period time after acquitted by MHI

08/2002-10/2005 PRATT & WHITNEY, UTC, East Hartford, CT

Staff Engineer, Material/Structure, Rotor Dynamic & Loads to support military engines

Rotor dynamic analyses, engine vibrations and loads

Engine test data analyses, determine root causes

Engine vibration trending analyses using statistic methods

Rig test data analyses, define hardware capabilities

Use MINTAB for statistic analyses

USN Customer supports

Root cause determinations on balance issues

Modeling for military engines to resolve rotor dynamic issues

Working closely with program office to support customers

Test plan generations

Engine test supports of aero craft engines

Structure familiarizations of aerodirivitive engines

Computer models generation

Computer model calibration using field test data

Generate MATLAB programs used in the analyses

Using NASTRAN model for loads analyses

02/1998 – 08/2002 BENTLY NEVADA, GE Power System, Minden, Nevada

Senior Research Engineer,

Vibration and rotor dynamic analysis

Failure cause diagnosis

Rotor simulation and modeling analysis

Test fixture designs using ProE and AutoCAD

Programming using MATLAB for a data acquisition, post process including wave form display, filtering, spectrum etc.

Electrical instruments, lab, and machine shop works

Signal processing system

Interfering with training lab instructions

Technical research and report, paper, and presentation preparations

06/1997-01/1998 TRANSPOWER TECHNOLOGIES, Reno, Nevada

Accounting Clerk/Engineer

Account receivable/payable

AutoCAD designs, parts testing


09/1986-02/1990 TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China

Doctor Candidate (In PhD program for three years and discontinued due to relocation in US)

Major: Industry Robot and Walking Machine

09/1983-06/1986 TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China

MSME (Master of Mechanical Manufacturing and Equipment Automation)

Major: Digital Control Technique and Artificial Intelligence

09/1978-06/1983 TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China

BSME (Bachelor of Mechanical Manufacturing and Equipment Automation)

Major: Mechanical Manufacturing and Equipment Automation

08/1992-05/1993 PARKLAND COLLEGE, Champaign, Illinois

Major: Computer Science and Accounting; some courses completed

08/1996-05/1997 UNIVERSITY NEVADA OF RENO, Reno, Nevada

Major: Accounting; Graduate Special Program


Rotor dynamic, vibration, and modal analysis methods;

Modeling and simulation in both software and physical model

Program skills in MATLAB and C++

Statistic analysis in MINTAB

ACE training & GE Six Sigma Training

Using mechanical design tools of Unigraphics, Pro/E, and AutoCAD

High proficiency on MS office software


Signal processing method and practice

Knowledge of mechanical designs, production processes, and production methods

Hands on lab testing experiences

ANSYS Model Analysis Training

Unigraphics Training


Basic accounting knowledge


MEMBERSHIPS: Member of ASME International; 10/1999 – present

HONOR: 2007-present: multiple P&W Eagle and Special Awards for service contributions

2005: Appreciation Award, F100-220 #3 Damper Test Support

2003: Third Annual Commander’s Award, Naval Air System Commander

2003: P&W Leadership Award, J52 Build Standard Review Team

1981-1982/1984-1985: Excellent student of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China


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