Graduate Student Researcher
University of California, Riverside • September 2015 - December 2015
• Developed a novel design of a wind based energy generating kite. AutoCAD. • Computed energy density calculations for varying kite geometry and wind conditions using mathematical equations. • Design proposal submitted for the United States EPA P3 National Level Student Design Competition 2017.
Micro Spares Inc • April 2015 - August 2015
• Developed 2D and 3D designs as per customer needs. AutoCAD and CATIA. • Investigated mechanical failures and maintenance issues in the assembly floor. • Created SOP’s and performed BOM data entry. Analyzed customer designs and feedback to evaluate feasibility, cost and maintenance requirements.
Undergraduate Head Researcher
Jeppiaar Engineering College • August 2014 - April 2015
• Designed and manufactured a prototype impact attenuator to be installed in Formula SAE vehicles to withstand frontal impact collisions. PTC Creo. • Drop tests and compression tests were performed on the attenuator. • Performed structural analysis in ANSYS for different shapes and materials of the attenuator. • Publication submitted. Won the best paper award at an international conference.
CAD Designer & Powertrain Engineer
Formula SAE Project • July 2013 - July 2014
• Part of the team Formula Jeppiaar that produced a FSAE race car that raced in the event SUPRA SAE INDIA 2013/14. • Aided in creation of computer aided design of the vehicle chassis and components. CATIA and SolidWorks. • Performed frontal, rear, side impact and CFD analysis for the vehicle. ANSYS. • Computed all design calculations involving the Powertrain department (engine calibration, gear reduction ratio, required engine torque, ideal & real speeds).
Production Engineering Intern
Simpsons & Co Pvt Ltd • June 2013 - July 2013
Worked in the quality control department and inspected the manufactured engine cylinders and crankshafts for defects and tolerances. Investigated mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems in the engine assembly floor in addition to performing supervision of installation and adjustment of mechanical systems in the plant.
Mechanical Engineering Intern
Robert Bosch India LLC • August 2012 - September 2012
Involved detailed study about fuel pumps and fuel injectors and solving engineering problems using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, thermodynamic or pneumatic principles. Performed fatigue and harmonic analysis of components using ANSYS in addition to performing non-destructive tests to test the components for surface defects.
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University of California, Riverside
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering • January 2015 - January 2017
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering • January 2011 - January 2015