Jigar Patel

  • Belleville MI
Jigar Patel

Aerospace / analysis / design

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

CAE Engineer (Thermal Aero Systems Engineering)

QuEST Global (Dearborn, MI)
- Managing and organizing work distribution from customer and delivering results in timely manner
- Product development of under body components
- Managing analysis projects and presenting results/status with cross functional team with Ford and their Suppliers
- Cooling Airflow, Sealing, Rise over ambient thermal study for under hood components using UH3D, RADTherm and Fluent
- Evaluating component placement, material and design using UH3D (Air Flow Solver) and RADTherm (Thermal Solver) coupling
- Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve target
- Evaluating performance test data for selecting cooling pack design for new car platform
Mar 2011 - Oct 2012

FEA Engineer

VANCOR THREADS LLC (Boston, MA)
-Demonstrated skills in all phases of simulation, testing and product support
-Resolved issues with importing complicated geometry as point cloud files
-Finite Element Analysis of new products Destructive testing experience
-Approved patents with WaveThread fastener design turns in to equity in VanCor Threads LLC
-Our team was one of the finalist of Mass-Challenge 2011 startup competition
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011

Research Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS
-Experimental analysis of injection molded components
-Lab testing performed on Carbon Fiber Layered components
-Crafting test specimens of sandwich layered CFR composties
-Computer aided analysis of composites for automotive application

Education

Education
2007 - 2009

Masters in Aerospace Engineering

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
GPA 3.0
2003 - 2007

Bachelors in Aeronautical Engineering

Gujarat University
GPA 4.0

Military Service

Apr 2015 - Present
Michigan Air National Guard

Air Transportation Career Field
Rank A1C (E-3)

Skills

Skills

Quick Learner

ABAQUS

NASTRAN

RADTherm

Under Hood 3D Tool

ANSYS 

ANSA

CATIA V5