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The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
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China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
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An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
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Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
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     Date Submitted:13-04-2017
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     Current job:Mechanical Engineering graduate
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsRecent Graduate, Passionate about space related works. I have a bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering and masters degree in Mechanical Engineering. Have an experience working as a Graduate Research Assistant, where I worked on Various NASA Grant Stu
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    Objective:          Seeking an opportunity as an entry level Engineer in an Aeronautical field, which would utilize my knowledge in CAD designing and aerodynamics.

     

     

    Education:

    University of Bridgeport       Bridgeport, CT

    Masters in Mechanical Engineering GPA (3.7/4)      Dec,2016

    Srinivasan Engineering college      Perambalur, India Bachelors in Aeronautical Engineering GPA (8.3/10)         May,2013

    Key Skills:

    Technical expertise in Auto CAD, CATIAV5 (Part, surface and assembly), Solid works, ANSYS FEA (static structural and CFX), 3-D Printing (Makerbot), Wind tunnel testing and MS office.

    Good experience in Aircraft design projects, Performance and structural analysis, PDR, CDR documentation.

     

    Course Work:

    CAM and automation, advanced heat transfer, aerodynamics, flight dynamics, aircraft structures, propulsion, finite element method, advanced fluid dynamics, computer aided design, project management and satellite technology.

     

    Projects:

    Master’s Project (Design and analysis of an adaptable winglet)               Bridgeport, CT

    Designed a winglet using CATIA V5, adaptable for all phases in aircraft          Aug 2016 – Dec 2016   

    mission to enhance performance and fuel efficiency by reducing the parasite drag.

    Analyzed the design using ANSYS CFX and attained better performance.

    Empennage Design Inspired from Bird              Bridgeport, CT

    Designed a tail section to reduce the structural complex and aircraft stabilizer           Aug 2016 – Dec 2016

    area by combining the horizontal and vertical stabilizer

    Achieved combined performance of directional and longitudinal control surfaces into single control surface.

    High Altitude Student Platform (NASA Grant)            Bridgeport, CT

    Designed the payload structure with the use of tool (CATIA V5) based on          Mar 2016 – Dec 2016

    the requirements from the HASP proposal

    Payload structure and components was examined to ensure their performance at space temperature.

    Cansat Competition (Sponsored by AAS)            Bridgeport, CT

    Created a preliminary design for small satellite payload                Nov 2015 – Jun 2016

    Figured out the release mechanism, design of glider and the components used for descent control.

    Bachelor’s Project (Design optimization of wing spar)                Bangalore, India

    The spar beam is designed into yield at the design limit load                    May 2013

    Optimized the design and compared with the conventional design approach for weight saving.

     

    Work

    Experience:

    University of Bridgeport, Mechanical Engineering Department                Bridgeport, CT

    Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Jani Macari Pallis               May 2015 – Dec 2016

    Built the payload for NASA Total Solar Eclipse ballooning (CT Space Grant)

    Worked on NASA Rocketry along with Discovery Museum (NASA Grant)

    Contributing the design and thermal control for CubeSat – Launch 2018

    Generated a report about remote satellite sensing of Lyme disease indicators

    Created course syllabus and curriculum in Aerospace, Propulsion, High Altitude Ballooning for Fairchild Wheeler Inter District Magnet high school (NSF Grant).

     

    Achievement:

    Presented a poster at NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium about HASP               Hartford, CT

    University of Bridgeport Graduate Assistant of the year 2016                  Bridgeport, CT

    Academic Accomplishment award from Who’s Who among American Universities and Colleges    Bridgeport, CT

    Engineering Services award              Bridgeport, CT

    Academic Accomplishment award for NASA High Altitude Student Platform             Bridgeport, CT

    Involvement

    Volunteered in High Altitude Balloon launch which reached an altitude of 89,000ft on behalf of

    University of Bridgeport with Discovery Museum and Planetarium             Bridgeport, CT

    Collegiate member in Aerospace, SWE, and NSBE club          Bridgeport, CT

    Participated in Balsa Wood Glider Modelling             Coimbatore, India

    Attended National Level Helicopter workshop           Coimbatore, India


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