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Danish Dhamani


  •  (215) 847-2859 


Sep 2013Jun 2018

B.Sc Mechanical Engineering (GPA: 3.86)

Drexel University, Philadelphia PA

Work History

Mar 2016Present

Project Engineer

Globus Medical | Audobon, PA
  • Assisting Engineering group with design and development of spinal instruments and implants
  • Bringing products from idea/concept through design, prototyping, development testing, design verification and validation
  • Working with in-house engineers, spine surgeons, and outside vendors to ensure high quality products
Mar 2015Sep 2015

Innovation Engineer

Penn Machine | Aston, PA
  • Designed high-pressure steel pipe fitting to international standards (ASME, ASTM) for energy industry and US NAVY
  • Redesigned existing forgings (Elbow, Tees, Crosses) to minimize scrap and lower freight cost: $50k/year
  • Project reporting to senior management with presentations and executive summaries 
  • Automated work flow using Excel macros (simplified multiple 3 hour tasks to 15 min)
  • Operation of industrial scale manufacturing machines (Mazak, BTB)
Jun 2014Sep 2014

Research Assistant

Drexel Nanomaterials Institute
  • Devised experimental procedures for characterizing fabric strain, device geometry, and electrode separation for knitted supercapacitors
  • Recorded and analyzed electrochemical test results using EC lab
  • Designed a computer model that predicted supercapacitor performance

Project History

Oct 2015Present

SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

  • Implementing Design for Manufacturability on our 15 ft carbon composite structure and magnetic braking sub-system
  • Involved in decision making ranging from PR to engineering strategy
  • Supporting design and integration of system architecture and hardware for ‘Controls and Software’ sub-system
  • Presented pod design at Texas A&M to SpaceX and Tesla judges 
Nov 2015Present

Oratio - Public Speaking App

  • Collaborating with an inter-disciplinary team to analyze verbal, co-verbal and non-verbal behavior using advances in natural and spoken language processing (NLP/SLP)
  • Managing team of 3 computer scientists to build a platform for practicing public speaking in virtual reality (VR)