Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Technologies, Robotics Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Automotive
  • Mechanical
  • Robotics

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Center for Automotive Research, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

This consultant has experience with automotive technologies, including hybrid control systems, validation of engine integration, and software testing. This expert also has experience with design and development of robotic prototypes, motor control specifications, and improvement of control system operations. Additional experience includes engine testing and controls integration, validation of fuel economy, emissions, performance, and durability, and calibrating machinery.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN
Provide consulting in automotive technology, robotics, software, engine design, and more to a wide variety of clients.
Engineering Consultant, a major technologies company, Indianapolis, IN
Contract with General Motors in consultant role. Assisted in the completion of validation testing for hybrid control system software during transition of product between General Motors and Allison Transmission. Identified engine and transmission integration issues while completing software tests. Trained personnel on equipment and processes for validating engine integration.
Test and Validation Engineer, Precise Path Robotics, Indianapolis, IN
Supported development of a prototype robotic system. Designed and constructed custom dynamometer for prototype testing. Worked with suppliers to specify motor control solutions for multiple axes. Characterized performance of robotic chassis for energy management and battery sizing estimates.
Hybrid Powertrain Controls Engineer, General Motors, Indianapolis, IN
Coordinated efforts with engine manufacturers such as Cummins, Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel to interface various engines with GM’s hybrid propulsion control system. Utilized Matlab optimization tools and test results to develop calibrations for optimum system fuel economy and emissions performance. Designed software algorithms in MatrixX to improve hybrid control system operation. US Patents 7,206,687 and 7,213,448 awarded and two applications under review for hybrid controls and diagnostics.
Hybrid System Test Engineer
Responsible for engine test and controls integration with hybrid electric propulsion system on transit bus applications. Validation included fuel economy, emissions, performance, and durability tests. Verified test cell results by analyzing customer data and supported studies with certified external laboratories to verify real world results. Maintained and calibrated emissions analyzers and related equipment.
Co-op Experience
Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, IN
Experimental Mechanics Laboratory
Utilized experience with experimental techniques, fixture design, and data analysis to complete various technical reports.
Engineering Manufacturing Integration Department
Worked on several design modification projects to promote assembly quality and engine reliability.
Injector Product Development Department
Involved in test and development phases of prototype diesel engine injector.Designed test stand fixtures and managed technicians to complete testing.

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