Research Assistant resume example with 3 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, San Francisco, CA 94105
Design-conscious and analytical with the history of success in optimizing quality and production process in fast-paced manufacturing environments. *Detail-Oriented Mechanical/Industrial Design Engineer with 2+ year experience in the Automotive & furniture startup industry & 1+ year experience as a research assistant worked majorly in designing mechanical products. Proficient in designing Mechanical, Automotive, Furniture products. *Seeking to bring fast, intelligent solutions to the position of Mechanical/industrial Designer/drafter at your company. Have a master's Degree in industrial systems engineering.
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON CLEARLAKE Houston, Texas Expected in 2018 Master of Science : Industrial Systems Engineering - GPA : Industrial Systems Engineering
ANNA UNIVERSITY , Tamil Nadu Expected in 2015 Bachelor of Engineering : Mechanical Engineering - GPA : Mechanical Engineering Experienced in Fabricating Off Road Vehicle and Go-Karts. *Trained in designing Brake systems for off road vehicle and Go-karts. *Worked with diverse engineers with a year to leverage my skills in Product Lifecycle management, ISO, ANSI, ASTM design standards. *Recent studies and experiments as a research assistant in Simulation leverage my skills in mechanical engineering analyses of components and assemblies: FEA, Tolerance Analysis, DFM, FMEA.
  • 3D design and simulation ~ Automobile parts ~ Budget & Cost Estimation ~ Manufacturing process ~ Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) ~ Thermodynamics ~ 3D Printing ~ Hydraulic systems Mechatronics ~ Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) ~ SAP-ERP
  • Software Skills
  • Solidworks (Proficient in Part, Assembly, Drawing, Motion, Flow simulation, Sheet Metals, Weldments)
  • AUTOCAD (Proficient in both 2D & 3D)
  • Autodesk REVIT MEP
  • MATLAB 2016a & Simulink
  • MS Excel (macros, pivot tables, data visualization), MS Word (styles, templates, version control)
  • PLM (Familiar with PLM concept and Enovia tool)
  • ANSYS workbench & Ansys APDL & Fluent CFD autonomous level user
  • CATIA v5, Pro-E Creo, Unigraphics NX, Hypermesh
Columbia University - Research Assistant
New York, , 05/2017 - 04/2018
  • Design and Analysis of Football Helmet (Design: Solidworks, Simulation: ANSYS, Solidworks Drop test simulation) Design and development project on Football helmet to reduced chronic head injuries.
  • Plan, design & analysis using 3D design tool-resulting in 28% increased FOV (Field of View) and 12% reduction in Severity Index.
  • Analysis-Both physical and software simulation drop test is conducted to measure accurate results.
  • Inline Pump Design as A Thrust Generator for Swimming Robot - (SolidWorks, MATLAB, ANSYS, 3D printing) Design and development project of an Inline pump served as a thrust generator for swimming robot Plan, design & analysis using 3D design tool-resulting in generating 5N thrust force for a robot.
  • Mathematical simulation (MATLAB) is used to find the efficiency of the nozzle.
Hypertherm - Mechanical Design Engineer
, , 06/2015 - 05/2016
  • 1+ year professional experience in designing Automotive (brake system) parts mostly designed with 3D design software SolidWorks.
  • Preparation of Concept drawings for new inquiries & preparing the Technical specification Creating drawing document of a parametric model developed prior with relevant GD&T.
  • Validating all functional conditions of a parametric model with 1D tolerance stack-up.
  • Creating the User-guide document and attaching all relevant technical documents to the parametric model and then managing the same in PLM.
  • Assist in developing SOR (System of Requirement) for product sub-systems.
Calportland - Mechanical Engineer-Intern
, , 01/2014 - 03/2015
  • Worked as an intern in designing wooden and steel almirah using solidworks (Sheetmetal) and fabricate by machining and die casting.
  • Manage and update the existing G-codes based on the design needs in a CNC machine.
  • Worked with Sales and product engineer to create or revise product drawing for each product to enhance the product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Designed a machine floor space and plant layout for storage area improves the production rate to 28% in the year 2015.
  • Create or revise detailed solidworks CAD model, material & product standards, Bill of materials (BOM's) and other engineering documentation as required.
  • Assist in developing a V-shape locking joint in foldable bed frames.
3D, 3D design, ANSYS, AUTOCAD, Automotive, Budget, CAD, CATIA v, CNC, Concept, customer satisfaction, version control, data visualization, designing, documentation, engineer, ERP, experiments, functional, Drawing, ISO, layout, machining, macros, managing, Manufacturing process, materials, MATLAB, Mechanical, mechanical engineering, MS Excel, MS Word, pivot tables, PLM, Plumbing, Pro-E, quality, Requirement, research, REVIT, Sales, SAP, Simulation, SolidWorks, specification, Unigraphics, View, workbench

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