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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:17:54 +0000
As Blue Origin prepares to start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle, the company’s founder says the altitude the vehicle can reach will put it at an advantage over Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:53:23 +0000
The Indonesian communications satellite that is SpaceX’s primary payload for its second Falcon 9 launch this year overcame a change of manufacturers and the loss of a U.S. Ex-Im Bank loan to reach the launch pad. SpaceNews.com
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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:26:15 +0000
Virgin Galactic scrubbed the Feb. 20 flight test for SpaceShipTwo, the air-launched suborbital spaceplane, due to high winds in Mojave, California. The flight test is now scheduled for Friday, Feb. 22. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:39:24 +0000
The new chair of the House space subcommittee says she’s looking forward to working with the commercial space industry on a number of issues, including oversight of non-traditional space activities. SpaceNews.com
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ULA and SpaceX will split six national security launches planned for 2021 to 2022, the Air Force announced Feb. 19. SpaceNews.com
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SPD-4 gives the Pentagon the official go-ahead to send a proposal to the White House recommending the establishment of a separate military branch for space. SpaceNews.com
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Virgin Galactic plans to conduct a fifth test flight Feb. 20 of its suborbital spaceplane SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:09-03-2016
     Last Modified:15-03-2016 (01:39)
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     Current job:Sr. Design Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     Keywordshydraulics, controls, simulation
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    MECHANICAL ENGINEER
     
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    QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
     
    Highly analytical, results-oriented, and versatile professional, offering hands-on experience in mechanical engineering, including modeling and simulating electro-hydraulic systems. Equipped with in-depth knowledge of mathematics, science, control systems and analysis, as well as with and a variety of engineering disciples. Armed with excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, as well as with the capability to execute and accomplish assigned tasks within fast-paced and multicultural environments. Articulate communicator, with multilingual fluency in German, English, and Spanish and working knowledge of French.
     
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    AREAS OF EXPERTISE
     
    System Design and Development | Hydraulic Modeling and Simulation | Project Administration | Cross-functional Collaboration | Resource Utilization | Mechanical Test and Investigation | Requirements Management | Engineering Solutions | Engineering and Quality Documentation 
    Development | Classic and Modern Control Systems 
     
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    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
     
    Caterpillar, Inc. | Joliet, IL, USA
    SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER | 2006-Present
    -Assume full responsibility in developing electro-hydraulic controls which involve hardware, control algorithm, and software design to be used on vehicles.
    -Hold accountability in structuring, simulating, and evaluating electro-hydraulic systems with the use of MATLAB-SIMULINK and Dynasty.
    -Carry out computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis on axial piston pumps and valves through 
    the use of PumpLinx and Fluent.
    -Offer assistance to the Production and Vehicle groups assigned in handling the current piston pump 
    products.
    -Attained the 2013 Silver Edison Award in Transportation for 336E Hybrid Excavator.
     
    Volt Technical Services| Joliet, IL, USA
    SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER-DESIGN | 2006
    -Demonstrated industry expertise in designing an axial piston pump; as well as in modeling and simulating electro-hydraulic systems.
    -Played an integral role in structuring, simulating, and evaluating electro-hydraulic systems.
    -Served as key resource responsible for providing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis on axial piston pumps and valves.
     
    Earlier Positions Held:
    Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN, USA
    RESEARCH ASSISTANT | 2002
     
    VEGA IT GmbH | Darmstadt, Germany
    SIMULATION ENGINEER | 2000-2001
     
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center-Flight Dynamics Branch | Washington D.C., USA
    ASTRONAUTICAL ENGINEERING INTERN | 2000
     
    Brueninghaus Hydromatik GmbH | Horb am Neckar, Germany
    HYDRAULICS ENGINEER | 1994-1999
     
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    OTHER EXPERIENCE
     
    Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN, USA
    TACTILE ILLUSTRATOR / TRANSCRIBER
    TEACHING ASSISTANT
     
    Castle of Hohenzollern | Hechingen, Germany
    TOUR GUIDE
     
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    EDUCATION
     
    Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering
    Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN, USA
     
    Master of Space Studies
    International Space University | Strasbourg, France
     
    Diplomingenieur (Berufsakademie) (Equivalent to Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering)
    Berufsakademie Horb a. N. | Horb am Neckar, Germany
     
    Physikalisch-Technischer Assistant (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science in Physics)
    Berufskolleg Tuebingen | Tuebingen, Germany
     
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    ACTIVITIES
     
    Mentor, For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competition
    Illinois Math and Science Academy | Aurora, IL, 2010
     
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    TECHNICAL ACUMEN
     
    UNIX | Mac OS | Windows Operating System | C/C++ | Pascal | Visual Basic | MATLAB | SIMULINK
    Microsoft Office Suite | Medusa | Dynasty| Mathematica | Fluent | PunpLinx | Creo/ProE | Autodesk
     
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    PRESENTATION
     
    Carpenter R.C., Folta D., Wagner C. (2000). Formation flying with decentralized control in libration point orbits. 
    Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Spaceflight Dynamics, Biarritz, France.

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