Ketav Majumdar

4243943385  •  Los Angeles, US  •  linkedin.com/in/ketav-m/  •  [email protected]

Education

University of Southern California, Master of Science (MS), Master of Science-MS Mechanical Engineering, 2018 ~ 2020

Coursework: Additive Manufacturing, Automation and Robotics, Advanced Computational Design and Manufacturing, DFMA, Mechatronics, Fatigue and Fracture, Systems Architecting, Engineering Management of Teams 

Awards and honors: Dean’s Scholarship 

Extracurricular involvement: Member of Aero Design Team 

Cardiff University/Prifysgol Caerdydd, Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Bachelor of Engineering Mechanical Engineering, 2015 ~ 2017

Coursework: Mechanics of Materials, Theory of Mechanics, Manufacturing Processes, Aerodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Product Design, Linear Control Systems Awards and honors: Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award (2015 – 2017) Extracurricular involvement: Member of Formula Design Team 

Work Experience

3Diligent ¦ Operations Intern ¦ El Segundo, CA ¦ Aug 2019 ~ Jan 2020

  • Evaluated - 1k designs for clients in various industries to optimize assembly and production using DFM and GD&T as the only engineer at company, building sustainable client relationships, saving clients money, and increasing 3Diligent revenue by 10%
  • Worked closely with Metal Powder Bed Fusion alloys such as Aluminum AlSi10Mg, Titanium Ti6Al4V, Nickel based alloys Inconel 625 and 718 and Stainless Steel 316L & 17-4PH.
  • Reduced material consumption and optimized additive manufacturing processes by repairing STL files,
  • orientation and slicing simulations, Topology Optimization and Generative Lattice design, reducing production costs by 10 - 15%
  • Conducted root cause analyses on 2 - 3 customer complaints per month to investigate and develop corrective actions for AM challenges such as post processing, surface improvements, heat treatments, inserts/threads, sectioning/welding ensuring 100% customer satisfaction
  • Secured partnerships with 30 new manufacturing facilities in N. America, Asia, and Europe, exceeding expectations by 50% through market research & competitor analysis
  • Researched materials and processes to establish material selection database for company-wide transfer to new so ware platform, increasing website traffic by 25%

Rolls [email protected] Corporate Laboratory ¦ Project Engineer ¦ Singapore ¦ Oct 2017 ~ Jul 2018

  • Supervised 20 suppliers, engineers, and toolmakers in purchase and development of £100k in parts, fixtures, jigs, and components per month and maintained customer satisfaction score of 95% by on-time achievement of milestones
  • Built numerical methods and DEM so ware to build and conduct product simulations, attaining 97% accuracy and exceeding stakeholder accuracy requirement by 2%
  • Developed an exclusive fixture design by integrating force, pressure, torque sensors and high-speed cameras, increasing productivity by 45%
  • Authored and released quarterly technical reports to 9 stakeholders in Germany, the UK, and Singapore, collaborating closely with stakeholders and 2 subject-matter experts to exceed annual KPIs by 30%
  • Applied improvement and lean manufacturing principles continuously to implement new and refined manufacturing processes, resulting in projected annual cost savings of £1 million
  • Collaborated with design team in Germany to create a new machine that reduced the duration of surface - finishing process for titanium aircraft components by 80%
  • Upheld quality control standards as per ISO 90001 and deployed Total Quality Control, Lean Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing to promote and sustain productivity and positive company culture
  • Authored 3 scientific papers accessed and cited by 108 people, 1 published in the Journal Manufacturing
  • Technology Management and 1 won Best Paper Award at CIRP conference

Austrian Space Forum ¦Innsbruck, Austria ¦ Research and Development Intern ¦  Dec 2016 ~ Jan 2017

  • Performed cryo-mechanical analysis and contributed to a cross-functional team of 5 that developed communication testing plans for the Aouda Spacesuit Simulator to demonstrate communication range of 5 km.
  • Created, prepared, and released technical reports to stakeholders.
  • Aided in materials characterization and analysis of temperatures and vibrations. Created and performed static, dynamic, and small-scale mechanical testing for researchers and scientists within the Austrian Space Forum network
  • Provided engineering, logistical, and manufacturing support. Primarily responsible for design reviews, DFT and DFM and test strategies for experiments. Conducted design of experiments to identify critical parameters.
  • Performed finite element analysis and thermal analysis on test samples for vibration and fatigue as well as heat transfer and heat convection calculation.

Projects

Available upon request

Skills


Technical: Software: ANSYS, DFMA, FUSION 360, NASTRAN, NETFABB, MATLAB, SIMULINK, SOLIDWORKS, STARCCM; 

Engineering skills: computer modeling, finite element analysis, manufacturing systems design, numerical simulations, structural optimization, research and development, manufacturing processes, FMEA; 

Programming languages: C++ 

Languages: English (native), Hindi (native), Gujarati (native) 

Interests: volunteering, traveling, photography 

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