CV: Technical Lead



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 Date Submitted:26-03-2013
 Last Modified:26-03-2013 (08:54)
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 Current job:Technical Lead
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within a month
 KeywordsSystems Engineer, Structural Engineer
Engineering Services Inc.                                                         
2009 - Present
Toronto, Canada 
Project Lead 
2012 - Present 
Dielectric Elastomer Actuator
* Leading the design and development of a novel actuator for the Canadian Forces
* Developing the system and subsystem requirements, and conceptual design
* Modeling of electrically-activated hyper-elastic materials using analytical and numerical techniques
Robotics Lead                                                 
2011 - 2012
Mission for Orbital Debris Elimination
* Collaborated on orbital debris removal concept with COM DEV and Neptec for the Canadian Space Agency
* Defined system and manipulator requirements, interfaces and concept for capturing uncooperative objects
* Analyzed different capture mechanisms, including carbon nanotubes that adhere by van der Waal forces
Project Lead   
2010 - 2012
Planetary Medium Manipulator
* Led the design, development and testing of a multipurpose manipulator for the Canadian Space Agency
* Managed a team of ten engineers and two subcontractors to ensure that all requirements were satisfied
* Scheduled and tracked the project progress, and approved technical reports and drawings
* Designed and analyzed the carbon fiber composite links using SolidWorks and SolidWorks Simulation
* Developed autonomous capabilities using the Lua programming language
Materials and Structural Lead                                                                
2009 - 2010 
Small Manipulator Arm
* Performed material trade-off studies and requirements analysis for a Canadian Space Agency prototype manipulator
* Designed and developed carbon fiber composite link using SolidWorks and SolidWorks Simulation
* Created carbon fiber composite link optimization program in MATLAB
Materials and Structural Lead                                                                
2009 - 2010 
Mobile Rover Platform with Tooling Arm
* Performed material trade-off studies and requirements analysis for a Canadian Space Agency prototype rover
* Wrote trade-off studies, including materials for operating in cryogenic temperatures
* Performed stress analysis using SolidWorks Simulation
Project Lead                                                                  
2009 - 2012
Active Neck Support System
* Led the design, development and testing of a neck support system for the Canadian Forces 
* Created an actuation mechanism using Nitinol shape memory alloy
* Designed, analyzed and simulated system using SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation and MATLAB
George Kelk Corporation
2007 – 2009
Toronto, Canada
Mechanical Lead       
Fiber Optic Strain Sensor
* Developed requirements and conceptual design for a high-speed sensor using fiber optic Bragg gratings
* Analyzed conceptual design using SolidWorks and Comsol Multiphysics
Project Lead    
Testing Automation for Sensor Electronics 
* Automated testing and calibration procedures previously done by a technician
* Designed and built a testing station for the electronics controlled by C program
University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
2000 - 2006
Toronto, Canada
Doctoral Student   
2000 - 2006
Evolving the Machine
* Developed an innovative topology optimization method for multiple material systems
* Coded a C++ finite element method with adaptive mesh refinement based on B-splines
* Optimized active material distribution for controllability and observability with minimum mass
* Solved electro-mechanical problems with over a quarter of a million design variables
Carleton University
1997 - 2000
Ottawa, Canada
Master Student   
1997 - 2000
Investigation of a Composite Hingeless Helicopter Rotor Blade with Integral Actuators
* Developed a reduced-order model of a composite helicopter rotor blade with embedded piezoelectric fibers
* Performed modal analysis and designed a vibration suppression controller using MATLAB
Canadian National Railways
1995 - 1997
Montreal, Canada
2006    Ph.D.    Aerospace Engineering   University of Toronto
2000    M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering  Carleton University
1994    B.Eng.  Mechanical Engineering  Carleton University
* Space Exploration Signature Technologies Consultation Committee, Canadian Space Agency, 2012
* Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2000-2005
* Nominated: Carleton University Senate Award of Excellence in Engineering, 2000
* ASME Student Design Competition: Carleton University Champions, 1994

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