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Akshay Ramdas Bhapkar

Akshay Ramdas Bhapkar

Masters Graduate
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Summary

Experienced Mechanical Engineer with over two years of experience in Manufacturing and Production industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Overview

3
3
Languages
6
6
years of post-secondary education
4
4
years of professional experience

Graduate Student Researcher

GKN Fokker
2020-01 - 2020-11
  • Prepared fact sheets, tables and graphs to summarize research results.
  • Worked on structural optimization project, studying effect of structural optimization method developed at university on buckling of aircraft wings.
  • 'Optimization of rudder tail-plane made of blended composites'.
  • As part of TAPAS-2 project (Thermoplastic Affordable Primary Aircraft Structure), University of Twente cooperated with GKN Fokker Aerostructures.
  • Method was proposed by University of Twente, with which optimization of composite wing skins can be done using number of variables.
  • Objective of this assignment is to demonstrate that proposed method can be applied as design tool in realistic industrial setting.
  • Interpreted and analyzed research data to draw conclusions on outcomes.
  • Used MATLAB and Abaqus to prepare and manipulate extensive databases.
  • Analyzed acquired information and presented to professors.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.

Graduate Student Intern

GKN Fokker
2019-09 - 2019-12
  • Documented attendance and completed assignments to maintain full class and student records 40 hours/week)
  • Conducted research in 'Conduction welding of thermoplastic composites' with two supervisors from company.
  • Making Laminates using CF-PEKK thermoplastic composite material for tests.
  • Worked on optimization and pre-test plan of newly developed Conduction Welding Technology at GKN-Fokker.
  • Performed tests such as NDI, Microscopic evaluation, In-plane shear test (IPS) etc. on laminates welded using conduction welding technology.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Maintained atmosphere of academic learning and advancement to facilitate learning and development of critical thinking skills.

Junior Mechanical Engineer

Octane Engineers
2014-12 - 2016-12
  • Performed quality mechanical drawing checks to confirm safe, compliant and cost-effective design criteria.
  • Ensuring components are manufactured on time, dimensionally accurate and within budget.
  • Interpretation of Design drawings.
  • Management of CNC Department ensuring that all relevant materials and tools are in place to meet production targets.
  • Supported production cost quotations by providing estimates of equipment, material and labor costs.
  • Reviewed and checked technical drawings by architectural technicians, CAD technicians and drafters.
  • Supported engineering design development through analysis and simulation of prototypes and 3D computer models.

Project Trainee/Intern

JCB India Ltd
2013-09 - 2014-04
  • Title of Project - Value Analysis and Value Engineering Based on - Soil compactor VM 115.
  • To analyze whole machine with respect to pricing and suggesting changes accordingly so as to reduce overall cost.
  • To design Stair case with tool box nominated in Kaizen application.
  • Maintained high levels of efficiency during training by taking detailed notes and asking questions.
  • Learned new materials, processes and programs quickly.
  • Shadowed senior team members to learn all related jobs.
  • Completed documentation and reports for business records.

Team Leader

JSPMs JSCOE
2013-04 - 2013-07
  • Member of “Fortitude racers”, responsible for fabrication of All terrain vehicle.
  • Participated in BAJA SAE India Competition in 2013 representing College.
  • Pre-requisite for BAJA 2014) (15 hours/week) Role As team leader, responsible for Presenting teams approach to BAJA Officials.
  • Maximized efficiency by removing safety hazards and debris from work areas.
  • Initiated timely response to emails, voicemails and written correspondence.
  • Helped the team in finishing Off-road racing competition within reasonable rank amongst 120 teams.
  • Implemented new working processes which delivered continued improvements.

Work History

Master of Science Mechanical Engineering

University Of Twente
2018-09 - 2020-11
  • Graduated with 7.02 GPA
  • Professional development completed in Design, Production and Management (DPM).
  • Graduated in Top 35% of Class
  • Thesis: Optimization of a rudder tailplane made of blended composites.
  • Coursework in Design, Production and Materials (DPM), 3D Printing, Process equipment design (PED), Manufacturing Facility Design (MFD), TRIZ, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Design Principles for precision mechanism (DPPM)
  • Https://www.utwente.nl/en/me/master_programme/programme-information/

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering

University Of Pune
2010-07 - 2014-08
  • Thesis: Value Analysis Value Engineering
  • Professional development completed in Product Design and Analysis.
  • Member of 'Fortitude Racers', a team that participated at National level Off-road race event.
  • Member of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)
  • Graduated in Top 20% of Class
  • Coursework in Material Science, Theory of Machines and Dynamics of Machines.

Education

Skills

    Microsoft Office

Collaboration

Planning and Coordination

Simulation Software proficiency

Documentation expertise

Data collection and organization

Structural Analysis

Languages

English

Dutch

Hindi

Work Availability

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Software

Abaqus

SolidWorks

MATLAB

OpenVSP

Python

Interests

Reading

Travelling

Cooking

Graduate Student Researcher - GKN Fokker
2020-01 - 2020-11
Graduate Student Intern - GKN Fokker
2019-09 - 2019-12
University Of Twente - Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering
2018-09 - 2020-11
Junior Mechanical Engineer - Octane Engineers
2014-12 - 2016-12
Project Trainee/Intern - JCB India Ltd
2013-09 - 2014-04
Team Leader - JSPMs JSCOE
2013-04 - 2013-07
University Of Pune - Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
2010-07 - 2014-08

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