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     Date Submitted:16-06-2014
     Last Modified:12-06-2015 (07:45)
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     Current job:Research Assistant
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsPassive thermal control design and analysis, structural design and analysis
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    OBJECTIVE

    A full-time position where I can apply and extend my technical knowledge and develop professionally

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Research Assistant                                                                                                                                May 2013 – Present

    Space Flight Laboratory, Toronto, Ontario  

    ·      Structural and thermal subsystems lead for a microsatellite from concept to launch

    ·      Designed the structure for a microsatellite and performed stress and modal analysis to ensure its survival during launch. Integrated satellite in class 10,000 clean room

    ·      Analyzed the thermal environment for the satellite across all potential orbits and implemented thermal control methods, both passive and active, to ensure that all component temperature limits were respected during the lifecycle of the mission

    ·      Designed the structure and adjustment mechanisms required for the missions optical payload. Performed modal, stress and thermal analyses and drafted drawings with detailed GD&T

    Consultant                                                                                                                                                 January – May 2013

    Boer Consulting, Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                               

    ·      Analyzed and optimized automated cycles for automotive manufacturing

    ·      Performed time and motion studies, determined areas in need of improvement and made recommendations

    Metallurgical Furnace Group Engineering Intern                                                                             May – September 2012 

    Hatch, Mississauga, Ontario                                                                                              

    ·      Researched fluidic control methods with the intent of restricting flow through a burner throat

    ·      Investigated dominant method of heat transfer to material upon entering a flash furnace

     

    EDUCATION

           Master of Applied Science, Aerospace Science (3.82 GPA)                                                        Spring 2013 – Summer 2015

     University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, Space Flight Laboratory

    ·      Thesis topic: Structural and thermal control subsystems from concept to flight for an Earth observation microsatellite

    ·      Coursework consisted of microsatellite design, composite material analysis, state estimation, autonomous robotics and combustion dynamics

    Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, Mechanical Engineering (3.54 GPA)                            Fall 2009 –Spring 2013

    Ryerson University

    ·      Achieved Dean’s list and graduated with distinction (>3.5 cumulative GPA)

    ·      Awarded Robert K. Baxter Memorial Award for excellence in thermofluids by achieving the highest combined average in fluid mechanics and heat transfer in my year

     

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    ·      Skilled in a variety of CAD software (AutoCAD, Solid Works, Solid Edge, NX)

    ·      Experienced using FEA packages (ANSYS, NX) for structural and thermal modeling and analysis

    ·      Fluent coding in C, MATLAB and Simulink and using entire Microsoft Office suite

    ·      Able to prepare drawings for parts which require geometric dimensions and tolerances

    ·      Competed basic machinist training (mill, lathe, press)


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