With over 4 years of experience in product development in the medical device industry, my goal is to obtain a full-time mid-senior level position which offers opportunity for innovation, problem solving and career growth.
Mechanical design and testing: Pro/E, FEA and failure analysis, Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), stackup analysis, DFM (design for manufacturing), DFA (design for assembly), Mechanical component design (plastic injection molding, sheet-metal, machining), FMEA, root cause analysis, test fixture design, ECRs, V&V testing, statistical analysis, etc.
Core competencies: Complex problem solving skills, Innovative idea generation, decision making, multidisciplinary exposure, Strong communication skills, Fast learning
Programming: MATLAB, Fortran
Radio frequency antenna design: ANSYS HFSS, HF antenna design and testing
R&D Staff Engineer02/2016
to Current Stryker – Kalamazoo,
Leading efforts in developing RFID solutions to eliminate the
problem of RSI (retained surgical items) during surgery.
Designed a variety of innovative electromechanical components and
assemblies including RF (radio frequency) antennae, shielding and parts for various fabrication methods, including machining, sheet metal fabrication and injection molding.
Invented a collapsible antenna with about five times smaller footprint
compared to conventional antennae (patent pending).
Simulated RF field using ANSYS HFSS, created post-processing algorithms
to analyze the results and devised test methods to verify simulation results with
automated test methods and designed fixtures to investigate capabilities of
different antennae in reading a variety of RFID tags at different locations and
Devised a new method of RFID tag packaging to improve read range of packs (patent pending).
R&D Sr. Design Engineer10/2013
to 03/2016 Stryker – Kalamazoo,
Responsible for design, prototyping, testing and change control of
innovative surgical products.
Conducted root-cause investigation and failure analysis and
adopted creative solutions to multiple design issues in new and existing
Generated complex 3D models and drawings for injection molded, sheet
metal and machined parts leveraging GD&T, tolerance stack-up analysis, FEA
(finite element analysis) and Moldflow among many engineering tools.
Prepared risk analysis, FMECAs and other documentation in
accordance with FDA and ISO guidelines.
collaboratively in a team environment with internal and external partners to
achieve the highest quality design at the lowest cost and shortest time.
Engineering Specialist–Product Development05/2012
to 10/2013 iNfinitesimal LLC – Evanston,
Responsible for project planning, design, analysis and testing of new
biomedical microfluidic devices for drug discovery and cell transfection applications.
multiple sub-projects to reduce cost and improve efficiency and reliability.
to 01/2012 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy,
Designed, fabricated, tested and analyzed graphene-filled composite materials with enhanced mechanical, thermal and electrical properties.
Won $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Rensselaer Student Prize for developing a novel graphene-based gas sensor that outperforms existing sensors in terms of price, size and sensitivity.
Published more than 20 technical papers in the fields of mechanics, composites and nanotechnology in prestigious journals such as Nature Materials, Nano Letters, etc.
to 01/2009 Petrogas Jahan Engineering Co
Developed 3D piping models for large-scale oil refinery project using PDMS and AutoCAD.
Conducted structural design and analysis of pipe-racks using ANSYS and STAAD Pro.
to 01/2008 Packman Co
Led field operations, coordinated subcontractors and organized implementation of an industrial piping project.
Prepared project status reports, bills of materials and as-built drawings.
Ph.D: Mechanical Engineering2012Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)-
Master of Science: 2007University of Tehran-
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