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Ayaz B Shaik

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* 180 Mercer St, Apt 2B, Somerville, NJ - 08876 * (860) 834 2033 * asce9e58@we
stpost.net
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
* Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, Kingsvill
e with an overall GPA - 4.0.
* 2 years of academic research experience in mechanical 3D design and FEA simula
tion with Pro-E and Abaqus as Graduate Student at Texas A&M University, Kingsvil
le.
* 1+ year of AutoCAD & Pro-E teaching experience as Graduate Teaching Assistant
with the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M Univer
sity, Kingsville.
* EIT/FE certification.
* 2+ years of professional work experience in development & application maintena
nce with Cognizant Technology Solutions, Limited.
* Competent, highly motivated, result-oriented and committed team player, with s
trong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
EDUCATION
* Texas A&M University-Kingsville Jan. 2008 to May 2010
Kingsville, Texas
Degree : MASTER OF SCIENCE
Major : Mechanical Engineering
Overall GPA : 4.0/4.0
Graduated in : May 2010
* Research Thesis: "FEM analysis of highly flexible robotic structure composed o
f electro active polymer elements."
o Work was primarily done at Robotics & Control Systems Laboratory.
o Software Used: Pro-E, Abaqus
* Responsibilities:
o Mastering Pro-E and Abaqus to an advanced level.
o Designing the 3D CAD models of the electro active polymer (EAP) built complex
braided structure in Pro-E.
o Performing FEM non-linear analysis of the designed flexible robotic structure
using Abaqus.
o Testing and Simulation of the conceptual design in different load and boundary
conditions.
o Establishing a new research accomplishment in the field of EAP based robotics
design.

* Cochin University of Science and Technology Aug. 2001 to May 2005


Kochi, India
Degree : BACHELORS OF TECHNOLOGY
Major : Mechanical Engineering
Internship: Worked as an intern at BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited), Hyde
rabad, India.
Primary Responsibilities: Feb 2005 to Apr 2005
o Worked on the study of 5-AXIS CNC machine operation and its principles.
o Assisted in the building of 3D CAD models of the steam turbine impeller.
o Did minor programming modifications of G codes and M codes for input to the CN
C machines.
SKILL SET
Type Product Knowledge level
Modeling & Design Software Pro-E , AutoCAD, Catia V5, SolidWorks Advanced
Analysis software Abaqus, NEiNastran, ANSYS, COSMOS Basics Advanced
Mathematical software MATLAB, Simulink Intermediate
Other Software SQL, PL/SQL, MS Access, OWB, C, C++,VB Advanced

RELEVANT COURSE WORK


* Finite Element Method (FEM)
* Machine Design
* Solid Mechanics
* Advanced Dynamics
* Continuum Mechanics
* Engineering Analysis
* Material Science and Engineering
* Control Systems and Engineering
* Thermal Engineering
* Advanced Fluid Mechanics
OTHER TECHNICAL SKILLS
* Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
* Understanding of Six Sigma basics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Cognizant Technology Solutions Oct. 2005 to Dec. 2007 Chennai, India
Designation: ASSOCIATE
Responsibilities:
* Development and Documentation of new data flow techniques as a technical devel
oper.
* Acting as primary contact point for technical support to the project.
* Maintenance and Testing of the client application followed by documentation.
* Communicating, participating in technical meetings with business users in Indi
a, Italy, Ireland, Belgium and Canada on a daily basis to ensure successful depl
oyment of the project.

Major Achievements at Cognizant:


* Promoted to Associate level at Cognizant Technology Solutions, India in Oct 20
07.
* Received DW scope award for the month of Feb.2007 at Cognizant.
* Received Appreciation award at Cognizant for the year 2005-2006.
ORGANIZATIONS
* American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Position: Student Member
REFERENCES
* Available upon request