Self-starting background as a trained technical professional with skills in manufacturing processes, system analysis, process review and program implementation in theoretical and client-focused production settings. Familiarity with DFMA (Design for Manufacturing and Assembly) principals, complemented by a solid understanding of machine tools. Proactively remain aware of the latest in product design and development related technology.
* Product Development * Sheet Metal * Product Prototyping and Testing
* Bill of Materials(BOM) * Mechanical Design * Failure Mode Analysis
* Finite Elements Analysis(FEA) * 3D Modeling (Solidworks) * Drawing Standards Compliance
Design EngineerJan 2014 to Current Guard-All Building Solutions, GABS LLC - Dallas, Texas
Design structural trusses to streamline automation process, increase ergonomics and decrease process time.
Interpret customer requirements and application into design by providing the best product solution adapting industry standards for reliable product.
Execute analysis and simulation to predict assembly performance and durability per technical specification.
Manage client and project team communications and coordination.
Determine root cause analysis of failures in existing systems.
Research AssistantJan 2012 to Dec 2013 University of North Texas - Denton, Texas
Characterized piezoelectric materials through an ultrasonic process and supported research through experiments.
Reduced experiment cost by $1000 with the design and deployment of an experimental tool.
Instrumented the professor in securing additional funding from the Army Research Office in just three months with first published research paper.
Established a simplified, efficient process for characterizing piezo material samples that sustained the highest productivity rate at the lowest error rate and facilitated laboratory results interpretation.
Design EngineerAug 2011 to Dec 2011 HawarIT Data Services Ltd
Led a team of five tasked with creating piping models in Autodesk Inventor.
Established standards for creating parametric models, cutting parts, and shop drawings for duct system.
Planned and implemented the company's first generic shop-drawing using GD&T and specific tolerances that replaced outdated repetitive drawings.
Developed engineering drawings that communicate applicable information for manufacturing and assembly Upgraded and maintained a reliable engineering document management system.
Guided team members through a successful company web based "DokuWiki" that enhanced knowledge and skills.
Ensured team remained on task with well-developed and managed project plans, refined task management skills, and organized engineering models, drawings, and documentation.
Master of Science, Mechanical EngineeringDecember 2013University of North Texas - Denton, TXGPA: GPA: 4.00Mechanical Engineering GPA: 4.00 The Measurement of the Third-Order Elastic Constants for La3Ga5SiO14 (LGS) & La3Ga5.5Ta0.5O14 (LGT) Single Crystal
*Developed an apparatus to precisely measure the ultrasonic wave velocities in piezoelectric single crystal under varying uniaxial load
*A new set of coefficient of control of the velocity for Langatate (LGT) and Langasite (LGS) crystal sample is described
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical EngineeringFebruary 2011Bangladesh University of Engineering & TechnologyGPA: GPA: 3.22Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.22 Development of sub-surface crack in thin welded plate samples and its non-destructive evaluation.
*Fabricated an artificial longitudinal crack in thin metal plate samples by optimizing environmental conditions.
*Generated a comparison list between magnetic particle, ultrasonic (Normal/Angle/Immersion probe), and film radiography testing to find out the crack topography.
American Society of Mechanical Engineer (ASME) January 2012- present
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) January 2012- present
North Texas Association of Energy Engineers NTAEE Scholarship; 2013
Karim, M. A., Zhang, H., & Kosinski, J. A. (2013). Apparatus for measurement of acoustic wave propagation under uniaxial loading with application to measurement of third-order elastic constants of piezoelectric single crystals. Review of Scientific Instruments, 84(5). doi:10.1063/1.4803931
Karim, M. A., Bao, Y, Zhang, H, Ahmadi., M., Wub, H. F. (2014) Measurements of Young's and shear moduli of rail steel at elevated temperatures. Ultrasonics, Vol. 54, Iss. 3. doi: 10.1016/j.ultras.2013.10.015
Karim, M. A., Zhang, H. (2012). Measurement of nonlinear elastic constants of rail steel. International Society for optics and photonics, 8347. doi:10.1117/12.919811
Karim, M. A.,Zhang, H. (2013). Design and Analysis of a Connected Broadband Multi-piezoelectric Bimorph Beams Energy Harvester. IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society DOI:10.1109/TUFFC.2014.2997