Work History

Work History

Projects During Study
  • Retaining $30000, researched, planned and designed a complete system of air pollution absorption for I-Kashmir knitting Co. (B.S. Project)                    (Sep. 1997 – Dec. 1997)
  • Was director of fabrication, installation and operation team of the pollution absorption system. (Mentioned above).                (Sep. 1997 – Des. 1997)
  • Researched, designed, fabricated, installed a capillary viscometer and performed related tests for Tehran Univ (Using Solidworks). (M.S. Project)                (Des. 2000 – Feb. 2001)
Dec 2008 - Feb 2009

Mechanical Engineer / Designer

BICKFORD VEHICLES CO.
  • Designed a new pneumatic telescopic mast and improved the previous locking mechanism.
  • Designed mechanical parts of a truck cabin to be made for Fairfax County Public Schools.(Using Solid Edge)
Sep 1999 - Oct 2008

Mechanical Engineer / Designer

IKCO
  • Providing ~%50 added value, was the project coordinator of Samand limousine (Sarir) project.
  •  Researched and designed a complete mechanical and electromechanical car crash test system (Side intrusion test). Retaining $20000 per test. (Using Solidworks)
  • Directed and coordinated activities involved in fabrication, installation and operation of the "Side intrusion test system" (mentioned above).
  • Managed and successfully accomplished all the activities of making two prototype concept cars (Samand Limousine and Right-hand-drive Samand) within prescribed time.
  • Was principal engineer in the staff that prepared and presented the feasibility study documents. (F.S.) for manufacturing of two different cars (Sarir and right-hand-drive Samand).
  • Coordinated a BIW workshop (manufacturing 3 Sarir bodies a day).
  • Was Trim Dep. design engineer in "Peugeot 206 platform" group, designing and 3D model preparation /modification of interior and exterior trim parts using CATIA (e.g. bumpers, floor carpet, air intake grill, console, door panels, parcel shelf...).
  • Was executive of "Samand assembly line adaptation to assemble Sarir" project.
  • Served as design/fabrication expert in "fuel-cell" project for mechanical parts (Using Solidworks).
  • Was project coordinator of the "Workshop retooling" project to assemble BIW of Sarir.
  • Was instrumental in research team to clarify and resolve Sarir platform weaknesses in passing    "Side crash" test.
  • Used CAD/CAE software such as CATIA and Solidworks, Rhino.
  • Designed and supervised the construction of two ventilation and air filtration systems in rapid prototyping and modeling workshops. (Using Solidworks)
1995 - 1997

Principal technician / Mechanical designer

IR Organization for Science & Technology
  • Served as principal technician in foundation of "Heat Transfer/Combustion" Lab.
  • Served as principal assistant to fabricate a burner testing furnace.
  • Designed and fabricated a water cooling systems for the above mentioned furnace.

Education

Education
1999 - 2001

Master’s Degree

Tehran University

Researched, designed, fabricated, installed a capillary viscometer and performed related tests for Tehran Univ (Using Solidworks). (M.S. Project)

1998

B.S. Degree

Tehran Polytechnic
1998

B.S. Degree

Tehran Polytechnic

Skills

Skills

MS Office

Rhino 3D

Solid Edge

Solidworks

CATIA

Summary

I am a highly motivated mechanical engineer with good experiences in:

  • Directing and coordinating Design/Prototyping projects
  • Designing using CAD/CAE softwares (especially CATIA V5 / Solid Edge / Solidworks)
  • Solving technical problems
  • Reverse engineering

Custom

Training Courses:

* TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving.) Ruthenia Univ. Moscow            * Mistake proofing & Poka-yoke                                 * Auto Mechanics                                    * FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) by RWTUV/TUV Academy    * Fundamentals of polymers                                * SOLID WORKS 3D modeling & assembly                        * CATIA V5- 3D modeling, assembly & analysis                        * ANSYS                            * AUTOCAD                                        * Fundamentals of DFA (Design for assembly)

Honors, Awards & other Activities: * The “Iranian Society of mechanical Engineers (ISME)” Aalinasab 1st prize in mechanical engineering for "The Best B.S. Thesis" among all universities-1999.* Managed the "Science branch" of Educational – Guild Council of Faculty of Mechanical Eng. in Tehran Polytechnic (fall 1996 - fall 1997).* Presented a paper in 4th international ISME conference 2000. * Member of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ISME). Since 1999Hobbies and Interests:* Traveling, Tour planning and leading* Photography* WebloggingReferences: * Paul Bickford. owner-general manager of Bickford Vehicles Co. Phone: +1(703) 818-9090 Email: p.c.bickford@gmail.com* Zohreh Nikoo - Boeing Co. - USA - Email: znikoo@yahoo.com - Phone: +1(425) 330-1265* Mr. M. Kamjoo. General Manager of IKCO R&D Center - Phone: +9821 48903900* Mr. Alireza Mohammadi. Peugeot 206 Platform Director in IKCO R&D Center.Email: ar.mohammadi@ikco.com - Phone: +9821 4890 3825* Mr. M. Mirkarimi. Peugeot 206 Platform Trim / Mechanism General Manager IKCO R&D Center -  Email: m.mirkarimi@ikco.com - Phone: +9821 4890 3946 (Direct Manager)* Other References and documents available upon request.