Design Engineer - Contractor at Thinkpath Engineering for General Dynamics (2014-2015)
Lead teams through six major projects under-budget and on time
Designed, modelled & analyzed hull & armor sub-systems & assemblies
Lead across Integrated Project Team (IPT) for cross-design requirements
Thermal, Structural, Material and Failure/Fatigue analysis for designs
Heavy Siemens NX (Unigraphics) utilization for design & analysis
Independent Consultant – Continuum Aerospace (2010-current)
Heavy CATIA utilization for design/drafting/testing of rocket propulsion
Liaison between engineering, assembly and integration teams
Wrote test plans and requests to support testing, assembly & other tasks
Experience with design review processes (Passport/Tollgate/Six Sigma)
Aerospace design engineer – Pratt & Whitney Canada (2010-2014)
Completed over 70 new components, assembles and strategies
Conducted experimental research for 4 different engine families
Performed design optimization across all engine families
Custodian for lessons learned, export control and best practices documents
Created tailored training programs for future hires based on my experience
Major projects worked:
Design, integration and test for new fuel nozzle rig for new turbofan engine
Systems design, integration and testing for new fuel manifold
Performed RRCA, FMEA & fault tree and resolved major engine problem
Performed deep-market collaboration with twelve new suppliers
Designed new oil pressure system to solve smoke in cabin ($385,000 saved)
Seal puller tool that resolved component field damage ($11 million saved)
New combustor components using MIM technology ($3 million reduction)
Monitored systems data for assembly fidelity ($6 million saved)
CATIA, Siemens Unigraphics (NX), Solidworks, Enovia, VPM, Matlab, Simulink, Microsoft Office, SAP, ERP, GIMP2, Microsoft Visual Studio, AutoCad, Microsoft Access
Engineering & Technical Skills
Turbomachinery aerodynamics, Vibration and shock environment design, Subsystem transitioning and mixing, FMEA, PFMEA, Failure analysis,
Human factors & MIL-STD-1472 design, Experiment design and execution,
Adaptive design, including MIL-STD-810, Effective liaison with customers/clients, Systems development and integration CFD and thermal analysis, FEA & FMEA analysis, DT & NDT for components, assemblies
Masters - Aeronautical Science – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL (2012)
Dual specialization: Aeronautics and Space studies
Thesis: Comparison of mission systems for manned Mars program
Bachelors - Aerospace Engineering – Ryerson University, Toronto, ON (2008)
Specialization: Spacecraft systems engineering
Thesis/project: Mars autonomous in-situ nutrition cultivation payload
Independent R&D activities
Test, operations and ground support hardware for rocket engine
Systems testing procedures for rocket engine
Spacecraft computer systems redundancy and FEA(Catia/MatLab)
Model of the earth’s atmosphere to 100 km (MatLab)
Universal solar trajectory calculator (MatLab)
Portable modern replica of the Enigma cryptographic machine (Catia) Gas generator design and stress analysis (Catia)
Rocket engine ignitor plate and casing (Catia)
Rail transportation systems and fault analysis modelling (Catia)
Self-made documentary on the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey
Canadian Space Commerce Association conference, 2014 (Assoc. Program Manager)
The Path to Mars – Canadian Space Summit Conference, Calgary, AB (2012) The Space Shuttle – Canadian Engineering Competition, Ottawa, ON (2008)
Mobile phone systems – Ontario Engineering Competition, Toronto, ON (2008)
2013 – Outstanding support in resolution of combustor field problem (P&WC)
2012 – Exceptional teamwork in EH&S (P&WC)
2012 – Dean’s List (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
2010 – Dean’s List (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University)
2008 – Silver Medal in Engineering Communication (Ontario Engineering Competition)
YouTube video channel – Spaceflight Science (Spaceflight educational videos) Numismatist and Philatelist
Cartographer and astronomer
Rock-climber, soccer goal-keeper and ice-skater
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