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Wilmington, Massachusetts, 01887, United States
April 06, 2012

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Michael A. Emery, E.I.T.

** ******** ***** • Wilmington, MA 01887 • • (978) ***-**** Cell


• SolidWorks


• Abaqus

• MathCAD

• Microsoft Office (Writing Macros)



FloDesign Wind Turbine Waltham, MA June 2011-April 2012

Mechanical Design/Test Engineer

• Tested and Assessed Test models

o Ran and Evaluated tests at MIT Wind Tunnel and Lockheed Martin Low Speed Wind Tunnel

o Utilized Macros in Excel to create spreadsheets that would make the process of evaluating the tunnel data more efficient

o Tested and validated models in wind tunnel to confirm colleagues CFD results

• Designed Test Equipment

o Conceptualized and Designed a Tilt Tower using Hydraulic equipment for lifting a heavy structure into place in the wind tunnel

o Conducted Design work on wind turbine test models

o Designed and worked with actuating mechanisms

o Utilized GD&T on Mechanical drawings using the CAD Software SolidWorks

o Worked with suppliers to acquire and fabricate parts specified by mechanical drawings

• Worked with Electronic Equipment

o Created Cat5 Cables and quick disconnects for instrumentation

o Evaluated and troubleshot the location of faulty connections and corrected them

o Identified and acquired load sensing equipment for specific applications

• Involved in a design process from conceptualization to assembly and testing

o Assembled fabricated parts received and made adjustments where necessary to ensure a working model

• Conducted Vibration Analysis

o Determined an Inertial Measurement Unit(IMU) capable of recording vibration during testing

o Analyzed data in real time and was able to give instant feedback during testing

o Post-Processed data by using FFT to convert to the frequency domain: Looked for Aliasing, Resonance, and Natural Frequencies

FloDesign Wind Turbine Wilbraham, MA Summer 2010

Summer Mechanical Engineer Intern

• Designed, assembled, and executed testing to determine if a Eddy Break Current Dynamometer could be implemented in a Suck Down Tunnel

• Processed test data and offered judgment based upon computed results

• Assisted on the creation of a Data Base involving Wind Tunnel Testing conducted at MIT


Western New England College, Springfield, MA

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) (Concentration in Green Engineering) Class of 2011


• Wind/Water Turbine Fundamentals

• Mechanical Vibrations

• Design of Machine Elements

• Design of Solar Energy Systems

• Heat Transfer

• Fluid Mechanics (Pelton Wheel Project)

• Thermodynamics I (Pump project)

• Materials Science

• Mechanical Laboratory I-III

• Measurement Computing & Mechatronics

• Mechanics of Materials (Bridge)

• Statics & Dynamics (Bike Maximization)


• RAP Leaf Blower (FloDesign Sponsored Senior design project) 2011

• Hybrid Electric Car (Mechanical Laboratory III-Multidisciplinary project) 2010

• ASME H2GO Student Design Competition (1st place in Regional’s) 2011

• President of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2010-2011

• Awarded First Place in the Bridge Busting Competition 2009

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