Cost savings, design optimization, and overdesign reduction with FEA and engineering experience for structural projects
Senior Mechanical Engineer with extensive hands-on experience in high-end FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and test on large-scale and small-scale structures in space, airplane, sports, and electronics industries. Leadership, risk management, mentoring, people-skills, project management, communication, and innovation are core capabilities as well. I enjoy driving and optimizing next-generation technologies using my analysis, leadership, and interpersonal team skills.
Expertise: Finite Element Analysis(FEA) stress/dynamic/transient/non-linear/thermal/frequency/modal methods, shock and vibration analysis and test, impact analysis and test, shock spectra methods, technical documentation and presentation, creating DOE (Design Of Experiment) plans to validate analysis with test and qualify products, Democratization automation, load transfer matrix(LTM), superelements/substructure, Multi-body dynamics, Multiphysics, Influence coefficients, acoustics, transfer functions, black box optimization techniques including MADS, structural testing and interpretation, connector fretting and intermittency theory and testing, mentoring and training, product team leadership, virtual prototyping
Software: Abaqus, Nastran, Ansys, ProMechanica, Calculix, Python, Trelis/Cubit, Matlab, Nomad, Heeds, Isight, Comet Solutions/SimApp/EASA, Eckdyn, Dynasty, AMPL, Matlab, CREO(Proe)/SpaceClaim/SolidWorks/GeoMagic, Fortran, Synapse-wireless Portal Firmware, able to adjust to any engineering code, custom scripting
Hardware: Strain gage/accelerometer/load cell instrumentation, signal conditioning, and data acquisition,
analysis and interpretation of test data
Team: Design and analysis team lead for major product dev, local and distributed team management, project management planning and SW, technical presentation and documentation for non-experts
Hourly or Fixed