Graduate Research Assistant, 09/2015 to Current Advanced Computational JN. Reddy Texas A&M University – College Station, TX.
Experienced in performing Finite Element Analysis of Nonlocal Solids and Viscous Fluids Developed +15 numerical codes (FEM, CFD) within analytic tools; MATLAB, Python, C++, Fortran.
Solved analytically diverse range of nonlinear engineering problems in solid and fluid mechanics: Derived conceptual and mathematical model to simulate physical events.
Generated linear and nonlinear finite element model associated with mathematical problems.
Computer implementation including meshing, discretization, and convergence.
Validated analytical solutions with the results from simulation in ANSYS.
Developed new simulating tools based on derived finite element formulations.
Structural FEM: Studied nonlinear analysis of bars, beams (Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko), classical, first-order shear deformation plates, 2D and 3D solid continua, and shells.
Thermal FEM: Modeled nonlinear analysis of FG and composite plates, cylinders.
Fluid FEM: Accomplished viscous and incompressible fluid analysis using different approaches including Velocity-Pressure, Penalty-Function, and Least-Square FEM applied to various problems: a) wall-driven cavity flow, b) fluid squeezed between parallel plates and c) flow of viscous lubricant in a slider bearing Time-dependent FEM: Obtained Nonlinear solution of parabolic and hyperbolic problems.
Multiscaling Modelings Methods: Developed a multiscaling approach for the study of defects and crack growth in ductile and brittle materials which reduces computations by 63%.
Thermal Research Engineer, 12/2017 to 06/2018 Heat Transfer Laboratory, Texas A&M University – College Station, TX.
Performed thermal analysis of heat sink and thermally induced stress and deformation of component packages using numerical method (FEM).
Designed heat sink and heat pipe, carried out non-conformal meshing, and minimized thermal resistance.
Used experimental methods to determine thermal conductivity, contact conductance, local and overall heat transfer coefficients, infrared radiation, and surface emissivity of specimens with different geometry.
Employed instruments to control temperatures and heat transfer rates, such as computer-controlled data acquisition systems, electric heaters, constant temperature controllers,] and digital temperature indicators.
Experienced in using instruments to measure flows and pressures, such as rotameters and orifice flow meters, pitot-static, and pressure transducers tubes.
Mechanical Research Engineer, 12/2015 to 06/2016 Materials and Manufacturing Laboratory, Texas A&M University – College Station, TX.
Modeled tensile specimens using SolidWork based on design requirements.
Carried out meshing using Hypermesh and performed finite element analysis using ANSYS.
Performed design optimization prior to prototyping (3D printer).
Experienced in using Micro/Nano Indentation Hardness Tester, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Ten- sile Testing, Fatigue Testing Machine, and Impact Testing Machines.
Comfortable in working with 3D printers (SLA, DLP, FDM, SLS, EBM) for rapid prototyping.
Derived material characterization to support performance analysis.
Experienced in multiple manufacturing techniques such as injection-modling, Heat Treatment, Cold Working & Annealing, Welding & Machining.
Experience working directly with machine shop tools including Broaching machine, Drill press, Gear shaper, Hobbing machine, Hone, Lathe, Screw machines, Milling machine, Shear (sheet metal), Shaper, Saws, Planer, Stewart platform mills, and Grinding machines Managed and conducted 40 groups of 4 to perform variety of experiments including Hardness, Impact, Corrosion, Fatigue, Microscopy, Metal Tensile Test, Polymer Tensile Test.
Eletro-Mechanical Research Engineer, 09/2011 to 08/2014
Thermal-Structural Modeling Laboratory, University of Tehran.
Finite Element Analysis of Thermo/Electro-Mechanical Problems Provided analytical thermo-electromechanical solution of functionally graded piezoelectric cylinder under radial thermal gradient, and validated results using Ansys Maxwell (Published) Provided solutions to thermo-mechanical problems using numerical modeling (FEM and CFD) and optimiza- tion techniques with an understanding of heat transfer mechanisms (theoretical and experimental) including conduction, convection and radiation Carried out a dynamic two dimensional analysis of functionally graded disk subjected to thermal shock employing hybrid FEM approach(Published).
Performed a coupled thermostructural analysis of laminate disk under thermal loading using Laplace trans- form and Galerkin FEM, and validated the results with the simulation obtained from ABAQUS.
Mohsen Nowruzpour , JN.
Reddy, A Nonlocal Derivative-free Model Using Discrete Cauchy-Born Rule for Analysis of Defects, National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2018.
Mohsen Nowruzpour, Shahla Zamani Mehrian, Elastic Kelvin-Poisson-Poynting Solids Described Through Conjugate Scalar Stress/Strain Pairs Derived from a QR Factorization of F, NEMB 2018-6104 (ASME).
Ph.D: Mechanical Engineering, May 2019 Texas A&M University Mechanical Engineering GPA: 4.00 College Station, TX. Advisor: J.N. Reddy
M.Sc: Mechanical Engineering, May 2019 University of Tehran Mechanical Engineering GPA: 4.00
Independent Mechanical Engineer with a strong background in numerical and experimental mechanics for
+8 years and a record of accomplished projects and research which have led to multiple product designs and developments with 15 peer-reviewed publications.
*Excellent in the analysis of thermo-mechanical and electro-mechanical problems, material characterization, reliability and failure analysis, using different code schemes (Python, MATLAB, C++, and FORTRAN) and software packages (ANSYS, ABAQUS, NX, SolidWorks).
*Creative and self-motivated individual with easy-integration in a multicultural environment with a unique combination of result-oriented mindset, driven personality, analytical skills and proven ability to meet tight deadlines by working in a fast-paced work environment leading to high-quality products.
Mohsen Nowruzpour, & Reddy, J. N. (2018). Unification of local and nonlocal models within a stable integral formulation for analysis of defects. Int. Journal of Engineering Science, 132, 45-59.- Impact factor: 7.023
Mohsen Nowruzpour, Saikat Sarkar, J.N. Reddy, Debashish Roy, A derivative-free upscaled theory for analysis of defects, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 122, 2019, P489-501. Impact factor: 4.230