at LEAP Australia Pty Ltd
January 2017 - at Present
State of Victoria
Member of the ANSYS technical team responsible for helping customers make the best use of ANSYS CFD software. 1. Conducted CFD analysis for clients looking for insights into their products. Key clients include Building services firm BECA, Defense equipment company Thales. 2. Visit LEAP customers to update them on new software releases and provide best practice guidelines to improve their CFD simulation workflow. 3. Analyse and diagnose issues related to physics models, software implementation, and usage for a wide range of physical cases involving academic and industrial flows and report on the results. 4. Train customers on the usage of ANSYS simulation products to increase their proficiency, independence, and success in simulating engineering problems with ANSYS software. Specialized in providing training with Aerospace focus.
Advanced Thermo Fluids Engineer
at Rolls Royce India Pvt Ltd
November 2015 - January 2017
Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka
• Responsible for the design of Secondary Air systems for Rolls Royce aircraft engines using CFD techniques. • Conducted CFD analysis to predict hot air ingestion in Trent 1000 intermediate turbine cavity. Compared results with test data. • Captured the effect of oil leak in Trent 7000 bypass duct through simulation to ensure reliable engine operation. • Conduct CFD studies to re-design combustion rear inner casing for the Trent XWB-97K engine. • Experienced in modelling complex fluid dynamic problems to gain insight into flow physics and capture heat transfer coefficients required for detailed thermo-mechanical analysis. Ensure the secondary air system effectively cools the aircraft engine to ensure engine longevity and safety.
Technical Support Engineer
at Ansys Inc
August 2012 - June 2015
Member of the Aerospace and Automotive team responsible for helping Ansys customers make the best use of ANSYS software. 1. Responsible for validation studies that compare fluid simulation results to experimental tests and other numerical results with a particular focus on aircraft aerodynamics. 2. Play a key role in new software development, interacting closely with the software development team to transition prototype software versions through all development stages into product release. 3. Analyse and diagnose issues related to physics models, software implementation, and usage for a wide range of physical cases involving academic and industrial flows and report on the results. 4. Train customers on the usage of ANSYS simulation products to increase their proficiency, independence, and success in simulating engineering problems with ANSYS software. Specialized in providing training with Aerospace focus.
at General Electric
August 2008 - October 2010
State of Victoria
1. CFD based design optimization in collaboration with Senior Engineer at GE, US a. Designed the transition duct flow path to minimize loss due to flow separation. b. Optimized LPT position to maximize efficiency and minimize weight. c. Finalized configurations delivered for Audits for GE's engine bids. 2. Development of Interactive Flowpath tool for Turbine design for Green belt certification a. Employed six-Sigma methodology to develop an Excel based tool to reduce cycle time by 80% for the preliminary design process. Developed Perl scripts for automation. b. This methodology replaced the previously existing design procedure. Tool being used extensively among GE aviation teams.
Master of Philosophy
at University of Cambridge
2010 - 2012 (2 years) Cambridgeshire
Master of Technology
at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
2006 - 2008 (2 years) Mumbai - Mahārāshtra
Batchelor of Technology
at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
2001 - 2006 (5 years) Chennai - Tamil Nādu