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Scott Michael Ripplinger http://
Tel: 435-770-5503 Fax:
254 W 100 N #2
Logan, UT 84321

I am looking for a CFD Engineer position appropriate for a student with Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Salary Requirements
Right now I am only considering jobs which offer a minimum salary of $58,000 with a respectable benefits package.
Employment History
Graduate Research Assistant Sep. 2007 to Present
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Developed CFD code for colloidal transport based on the OpenFOAM CFD package. Assisted in development of HPC@USU infrastructure, including selection and use of appropriate open source software packages used in the group (Gmsh, OpenFOAM, VisIt, Paraview).
Engineering Intern May 2007 - August 2007
Reaction Engineering International
Salt Lake City, UT
Assisted in simulation of scramjet combustion using USAF/NASA CFD code VULCAN. Compiled data from simulations to select optimal reduced kinetic mechanisms.
Student Technician Dec 2004 - Jan 2006
Space Dynamics Laboratory
North Logan, UT
Purchased and tracked parts used for the SOFIE instrument of the AIM spacecraft. Assisted in the building and testing of the SOFIE instrument.
Description Proficiency Experience
CFD analysis Intermediate 2-3 Years
Parallelization Intermediate 2-3 Years
C++ programming Intermediate 1-2 Years
Linux programming Intermediate 2-3 Years
FORTRAN programming Intermediate 3-5 Years
Additional Skill Info
All skill experience gained through academic work or internships.
Thomas Hauser, Director and Research Associate Professor
Utah State University, Logan, UT

Michael Bockelie, Executive Vice President
Reaction Engineering International, Salt Lake City, UT
801-364-6925 ext 22

Stephen A. Whitmore, Assitant Professor
Utah State University, Logan, UT

Andrew Shumway, Mechanical Engineer
Space Dynamics Laboratory, North Logan, UT
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