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Resume Updated: 4 Jul 2011
Kevin T Shanley
ktshanley@gmail.com http://
Tel: 315-212-3865 Fax:
5618 Wood Hollow Dr.
Indianapolis IN 46239

Objective
Seeking a position in the physics organization of a commercial CFD software company as a validation/test engineer.
Salary Requirements
$85,000+
Employment History
Aerothermal Specialist, Installations - Defense 01-2009 to present
Rolls-Royce North American Technologies, Inc.
Indianapolis IN
  • Developed experience with validation procedures by validating Rolls-Royce internal CFD software against rig test data
  • Enhanced project leadership skills by leading an internal project to advance Rolls-Royce analysis capabilities for advanced military exhaust systems
  • Broadened interpersonal leadership skills by serving as mentor for several student interns/co-ops and recently hired junior engineers
EPA Research Fellow 08-2006 to 08-2009
Clarkson University Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Potsdam NY
  • Developed knowledge of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) while building a model for predicting particle deposition in the human nasal cavity using the commercial code FLUENT.
  • Learned the C/C++ programming language by developing a series of user defined functions to augment the discrete phase model in FLUENT to track the motion of ellipsoidal fibers suspended in a shear flow.
  • Furthered my knowledge of scientific computing by running FLUENT in both the Windows and Unix environments on single and multi processor machines.
  • Sharpened my ability to program in MATLAB by writing a number of scripts for pre and post processing numerical experiments.
  • Advanced technical writing skills by preparing manuscripts for publication in journals and conference proceedings.
Instructor: Thermodynamics 01-2008 to 05-2008
Clarkson University Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Potsdam NY
  • Sharpened effective communication skills by teaching Thermodynamic Systems Engineering to 25 junior and senior level undergraduate students.
  • Enhanced presentation skills by using Microsoft PowerPoint to deliver course material.
  • Received an overall course evaluation score of 4.6/5.0.
Education
Doctor of Philosophy Mechanical Engineering Clarkson University Potsdam, New York 2009

  • DISSERTATION TITLE: Computational Model for Ellipsoidal Fiber Deposition in the Human Nasal Cavity

  • EPA, Science to Achieve Results (STAR), Fellowship Recipient

    • Final poster selected to appear on Capitol Hill for the U.S. Congress


Master of Science Applied Physics University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts 2005

  • THESIS TITLE: Ensemble Forecasting with Stochastic Perturbations


Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering Clarkson University Potsdam, New York 2001
Bachelor of Arts Engineering Saint Michaelís College Colchester, Vermont 2001

  • MINORS: Mathematics and Physics

Skills
Description Proficiency Experience
CFD analysis Expert >5 Years
C++ programming Advanced 3-5 Years
UNIX Advanced >5 Years
Linux programming Advanced 3-5 Years
Project leader Intermediate 1-2 Years
Additional Skill Info
CFD Solvers: FLUENT, HYDRA
Mesh Generation: ICEM-CFD, GAMBIT
Scripting: scheme, python, cshell, shell
Programming: C/C++, FORTRAN
Postprocessing: Tecplot, Paraview, gnuplot
References
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