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biography

A Mechanical Engineer that worked in the aviation industry designing high performance gliders and also designing professional flight simulators for training pilots. Currently the lead design engineer for a company specializing in heat exchanger and enclosure design. Certified Solidworks Expert and specialist designer. Also certified specialist in FEA and CFD analysis. A passion for design and have lectured many industrial designers at university on design as well as engineering students. My aim is to bring the two fields closer together to better designs of the future.

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work experience

Jonker Sailplanes Junior Engineer February 2013 - December 2013

Employed as Junior Design engineer and doing production support while studying masters in aeronautical engineering.

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Simuflight Junior Design Engineer January 2014 - June 2014

Junior design engineer in charge of creating new designs for flight simulators and running the workshop to produce flight simulators. Also leading project planning of the company.

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Mecad Systems Application Engineer July 2014 - July 2015

Currently employed as an Application engineer giving training and support in Solidworks. Also doing mechanical design consulting work. And university guest lecturing for engineering design students and also industrial designers

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education

NWU Potchefstroom B. Eng Mechanical, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering 2009 - 2012

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additional

Workstation specs: Custom build workstation Core i7- 6700K @4.00GHz 4.00GHz 32 GB RAM 2400Mhz Nvidia Quadro K2200 Windows 7 64-Bit 256 GB SSD Drive
Honors and awards: Blackboard Reader device -4th Place winner Cube Sat Challenge - Honorable Mention The Cause Bottle Challenge - Honorable Mention Microtechnologies Throttle pedal Challenge- 2nd place win Da Vinci Gear Challenge - 6th Place win
Interests: Cycling Off road racing Cars

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