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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:54:27 +0000
Virgin Galactic plans to perform the next test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane as soon as Dec. 13, a flight that could be the first by the vehicle to reach at least one definition of space. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:10-03-2012
     Last Modified:18-03-2012 (01:35)
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     Current job:Graduate Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsAerospace Engineer
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    OBJECTIVE

    Synthesize educational experience in systems engineering and advanced design methods to contribute value to a firm in developing future systems that will fulfill the needs of premier industry, government and academic institutions in a technological world.

     

    EDUCATION

    Georgia Institute of Technology,                        Atlanta, Georgia

    Masters of Science in Aerospace Engineering                             August 2011 – Present

    Current GPA: 3.36/4.00

    Cumulative GPA: 3.36/4.00

     

    Georgia Institute of Technology,                          Atlanta, Georgia

    Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering                      August 2007 – May 2011

    Graduated with the Highest Honors

    Admitted to the School of Aerospace Engineering Honors Program

    Faculty Honors for Two Semesters

    Dean’s List for Four Semesters

    Cumulative GPA: 3.62/4.00

     

    EXPERIENCE

    Georgia Institute of Technology,                   Atlanta, Georgia

    Graduate Research Assistant                         August  2011 – Present

    ·         Conducting research at Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (ASDL) in the Aerospace Engineering department

    • Currently enrolled in Advanced Design Methods I&III, Fixed Wing I and II and Structural Analysis courses
    • Developed a parametric Sizing and Synthesis Tool to be able to estimate the Takeoff Weight, Thrust and Wing area of a fighter jet, which was benchmarked against a known fighter aircraft. The tool would potentially aid in the conceptual design of a fighter aircraft
    • Conducting fundamental research in fleet analysis, using the simulation software VENSIM, for the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD)
    • Contributed effort to reverse engineer the SAAB Grippen JAS-39 airplane as a project in ASDL. Specifically worked on conducting a literature survey in the sensors area of the JAS-39 Fighter. Additionally, developed an interactive reconfigurable morphological matrix (IRMA) for the JAS-39 Grippen, that was presented to the SAAB engineers in December 2011.
    • Completed a semester long five member team project in the Advanced Design Methods I course that involved the application of the Technology Identification Evaluation and Selection (TIES) methodology in designing a new commercial four hundred passenger aircraft
    • Currently working on a two semester long ‘ASDL Grand Challenge’ that involves the integration of UAV Systems into the existing NAVY carrier fleet. The results will be presented to the ASDL External Advisory Board (EAB) in the first week of May 2012. The project is sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
    • Involved in the recruiting of new students for the Aerospace Systems Design Lab
    • Mentor for two new students in ASDL for Spring 2012

     

     

    Georgia Institute of Technology,                          Atlanta, Georgia

    Undergraduate Research Assistant                         May 2009 – August 2010

    ·         Worked in the combustion lab at Georgia Tech under the guidance of Dr. Timothy Lieuwen

    ·         Initiated research in understanding the relation between a set of coupled set of nonlinear oscillators in a combustor

    ·         The only undergraduate chosen to work on the project along with two PhD graduate students in the lab

    ·         Developed MATHEMATICA and MATLAB code to understand the problem more thoroughly

     

    SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY

    ·         Computation and Simulation: C++, Java, MATLAB, Simulink, Mathematica, VENSIM

    ·         Typesetting: Microsoft Office 2010

    PRESENTATIONS

    Georgia Institute of Technology,                    Atlanta, Georgia

    Aerospace Engineering Brown Bag Lunch                              April 2011

    ·         Presented the undergraduate research conducted in the combustion lab to the aerospace faculty,

     Research engineers and students.

    RELEVENT COURSES

    ·         Flight Dynamics

    ·         Control Systems Design Lab

    ·         High Speed Aerodynamics

    ·         Jet and Rocket Propulsion

    ·         Special Topics- Micro Renewable Energy Systems

     

    SKILLS

    ·         I am a very positive person and believe that this is essential for group dynamics and they are also essential to fortify education and enable students to grow and be considerate and compassionate human beings

     

    LANGUAGES

    ·         Tamil – My Mother tongue in which I can read, write and speak

    ·         English – My Instructing and my official language- read, write and speak

    ·         French – Can read and Write

    ·         Hindi – Can Talk

    ·         Arabic – Can Read and Write

     

    HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

    ·         Reading books, Listening to Indian and International music

    ·         Love to watch nature at its best

    ·         Would like to learn fishing and want to go through the excitement of Canoeing

    ·         Looking forward for a lifetime experience of working with Habitat for Humanity in the summer of 2012.

     

    REFERENCES             

    Dr. Amy Pritchett

    David S. Lewis Associate Professor of Cognitive Engineering

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

    Email: amy.pritchett(at)aerospace.gatech.edu

     

    Dr. Lakshmi Sankar

    Regents Professor

    and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs

    Email: sankar(at)aerospace.gatech.edu

     

    Dr. John Paul Clarke

    Associate Professor

    Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering and

    H.Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Director, Air Transportation Laboratory

    Email: johnpaul(at)gatech.edu


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