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HawkEye 360 has selected the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies Space Flight Laboratory to build its next generation of satellites to fly in formation and pinpoint the origin of radio frequency signals. SpaceNews.com
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Thompson: A major concern is a misconception that the Space Force will set national space policy. SpaceNews.com
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Xenesis, a laser communications startup, plans to conduct a space-based demonstration of its Xen-Hub Optical Communications terminal in 2021 on Bartolomeo, the Airbus Defense and Space external research platform on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
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A group of satellite operators and other organizations have banded together to endorse a set of best practices intended to improve space safety, including measures to minimize the risk of collisions in orbit. SpaceNews.com
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Raymond: “It’s no longer good enough just to have a satellite that can survive launch and can survive initial operations. You have to have a satellite that is defendable." SpaceNews.com
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Boeing is asking the government to force a teaming arrangement with Northrop Grumman for the GBSD program. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:21-04-2014
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsMechanical, structural, stress, thermal, aerospace engineering
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    Mechanical Engineer - Masters of Aerospace Engineering Candidate

    SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

    - High level of interest in gaining experience and persuing a career in the Aerospace industry

    - Distinguished time management and problem solving skills developed through managing multiple engineering projects and deadlines

    - Excellent oral and written communication skills enhanced through numerous work presentations and engineering reports

    - Fluent in French

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    CAD programs : AutoCAD, SolidWorks, SolidEdge;

    (Formal training with Solidworks 2010, by Javelin Technologies)

    Analysis software : Siemens NX 8 Nastran, Thermal Desktop, SolidWorks Simulation, ANSYS

    Other : Microsoft Office, MATLAB

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Spacecraft Mechanical Subsystem Engineer Sept 2013 » Current

    Space Flight Laboratory ‐ University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

    - Serve as the mechanical design lead for the Norwegian Space Angency's NORSAT-1 16kg Microsatellite

    - Developed the full detailed design of the satellite structure, internal and external layout, mechanical ground support equipment, and two honeycomb composite solar arrays

    - Performed a spacecraft level structural and modal analysis using Siemens NX 8 Nastran

    - Designed, through prototyping and testing, two deployable tape spring antennas held down at a common point

    - In charge of the spacecraft level dirty and clean Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) to be completed by the summer of 2015

     

    Mechanical Systems Designer Sept 2012 » December 2012

    Christie Digital Systems ‐ Entertainment Solutions, Kitchener, ON

    - Worked in a team environment performing design at the system and component levels of digital cinema projectors

    - Hands‐on experience creating and testing prototypes to optimize mechanical designs in order to generate cost effective solutions to meet our customer requirements

    - Designed and optimised an air flow system out of sheet metal to solve an overheating issue of a critical formatter board

    - Executed accurate optical mirror testing and generated various test plans

     

    Lunar Rover Engineering May 2011 » August 2011

    Neptec Design Group, Ottawa, ON

    - Aided the design of multiple lunar rover prototypes by completing sub‐ system analysis as part of the Rover Mobility team

    - Preformed part selection and design analysis of rover components such as a brake analysis report sent directly to the Canadian Space Agency

    - Executed a preliminary thermal analysis on a prospective lunar drill using Thermal Desktop

    - Assisted in the installation and assembly of rover sub‐assemblies and planned, prepared, and executed mobility test cases

     

    Mechanical Engineering Co‐op January 2010 » May 2010 & September 2010 » December 2010

    NCR Canada Ltd, Waterloo, ON

     

    - Applied problem solving skills while tending to daily continuation engineering tasks involving precision mechanical design of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) components

    - Designed and implemented a new stacking bin system to production as part of a cost reduction initiative

    - Preformed failure analysis using Solidworks Simulation and physical life‐ cycle testing of prototype designs

    - Developed a sound understanding of plastic part design and design for assembly/manufacturability

     

    INTERESTS / VOLUNTEER

    Marketing Representative May 2012 » April 2012

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Work with an executive team in organizing numerous social events

    - Promote events through social media networks, managing the club website, and creating posters

     

    Promotional Representative July 2008 » August 2008

    Inventa (Nintendo promotion), Calgary, AB

    - Responsible for promoting and teaching consumers about the Nintendo Wii during the Calgary Stampede

    - Developed multitasking and communication skills from tending to large population flow

     

    Vice Chairperson of Sport Logistics September 2010 » May 2011

    Waterloo/Laurier Ismaili Student Association, Waterloo, ON

    - Organized numerous sporting events, including a national sports tournament hosted at the University of Waterloo

    - Coordinated all scheduling, rules, facilities/equipment, teams and referees

    - Proved leadership qualities while managing a group of volunteers

     

    Team Member

    University of Toronto Intramurals, Toronto, ON

    September 2013 » Present

     

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, softball and volleyball teams

    University of Waterloo Intramurals, Waterloo, ON

    September 2008 » April 2013

    - Member of competitive ice hockey, ball hockey, and soccer teams Zealous tourist, gizmo geek, golfer‐in‐progress, passionate parallel parker

     

    EDUCATION

    Masters of Applied Science September 2013 » June 2015 (Expected)

     

    Aerospace Engineering - University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Toronto, ON

    - Currently pursuing a full-time, 2-year Masters of Applied Science (MASc) degree at the Space Flight Laboratory.

    Bachelor of Applied Science September 2008 » June 2013

    Honours Mechanical Engineering Co‐op - University of Waterloo, ON

    Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering

    Exchange Program September 2011 » February 2012 

    TU Delft, Netherlands

     

     


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