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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Sterling Heights, MI
July 31, 2020

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Gopal Krishna G. V. # *****, Pine Dr, Unit. No. **101,

Ph. +1-313-***-**** Sterling Heights, Michigan - 48313


Experienced mechanical engineer with 2-year engine testing experience looking for a full time position with interest in OBD calibration, Benchmarking, Design & Development & Testing of Engine. Education

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering August 2018 – May 2020 Wayne State university, Detroit, Michigan, USA GPA: 3.53 Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. August 2016 Vidya Vardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore, Karnataka, India. Aggregate: 70% Relevant work experience

1. FEV North America Inc., Auburn Hills, MI May 2019 – Present Engineering Assistant.

Responsible for calibration and validation of Denso owned EGR High Flow, Low Flow & Slow response OBD monitor algorithms used for Heavy Duty diesel application (HINO 8.0L) to meet the gaseous emission of 40 CFR part 1065 and 1971.1 OBD regulations of California Air Resources Board (CARB).

OBD monitor readiness for diverse virtual cases by creating WPA & BPU parts, made necessary threshold maps optimization using ETAS INCA for its robust performance.

Vehicle assessment of the monitor behavior on false passes and false fails of the decision taken by software. Ensured the optimum IUMPR on real time highway and city drive cycle.

Successfully completed heavy duty commercial engine bench-marking and emission certification tests.

Responsible for engine and test cell setup for model based calibration by performing different design of experiments, daily test cell plans & data logging using Phoenix ADAPT software.

Analysis and post processing of test cell data to examine reliability and compliance for emissions certification.

2. Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Wayne State university, Detroit, MI August 2018 – May 2019 Graduate Research Assistant.

Test cell & Emission bench Instrumentation & setup for a 0.67 L single cylinder naturally aspirated Diesel Engine.

Improving diesel combustion characteristics using Ion current resulting in soot reduction by 20% and improved BSFC by 3%.

Conducting tests on engine and acquiring data using Phoenix CAS system.

Post processing and analysis of data using AVL Concerto, NI LabVIEW & Flexpro.

Emission data acquisition & analysis using Cambustion NDIR 500 for CO and CO2, CLD500 for NOx, HFR 300 for THC and Opacity meter for measuring soot.

Cold start analysis on a turbocharged Diesel engine for emissions, BSFC and combustion characteristics. 3. BEML LTD (Bharat Earth Movers Limited), Mysore, Karnataka, India. February 2017 – January 2018 Owned & Operated by India’s Ministry of Defense.

Apprentice Trainee in Engine Testing and Assembly Department.

Accomplishing daily targets - Daily standup meeting, Man power allocation, ensuring effective utilization of Test Cell.

Conducting emission test (ESC 5-mode,8-mode,13-mode, BS-III, BS-IV).

Test report preparation, compiling data and analyzing test report to make sure rated Horse Power, Torque, Temperature, Pressure and SFC.

Knowledge of engine test processes SCR, EGR, Smoke meter.

Knowledge of Engine assembly, Gear Train, FIP timing, Mechanical Measuring instruments.

Conducting mechanical Endurance Test – Oil Consumption Test, Particulate Matter Test, Full Throttle Test, Morse Test, Cyclic Load Test.

Troubleshooting and root cause analysis of field failed engines. 4. TVS MOTOR COMPANY Mysore, Karnataka, India. January 2016 - February 2016 Worked as an Intern for 1 month in Plastic Parts Painting Line.

Responsible for reducing rejection rate of the freshly painted plastic parts due to dust and water entrapment, from 24% to 12% using 4M method, WHY-WHY analysis and Fishbone diagram. Drafted and fabricated an overhead conveyor cleaning equipment using CATIA-V5 R20 software. 5. MANDOVI MOTORS PRIVATE LIMITED, Mysore, Karnataka, India. January 2014 - February 2014 Worked as an Intern for 1 month in engine work shop. Learnt the basics of engine troubleshooting and failure root cause analysis.


1. Received 2nd place in an automobile quiz competition named ‘Zonal Round of Robotryst-2015 in Association with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-Delhi)’. 16th January 2014 2. Appreciated as the best designed and fabricated Go-Kart, as a part of 7-day training program on Designing and Development of Go-kart. 28th January 2015 Publications

1. Published a paper “Study On Effect of the Center of Gravity On Vehicular Acceleration” in the International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume: 05, Issue: 03, Mar-2018, e-ISSN: 2395-0056 p-ISSN: 2395-0072

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