Ritik Singh

Ritik Singh
Duluth, Minnesota Area
Computational Fluid Dynamics Analyst

Summary
A motivated mechanical engineer pursuing an advanced degree concentrating in areas of fluid
mechanics, heat transfer and energy systems. 2 years of research experience in development of
numerical research methods to investigate multiphase flow physics for battery and electronic cooling
applications. 3 years of work experience in designing, validating and optimizing axial, radial and
mixed flow Turbomachinery.

ANALYSIS EXPERTISE:

• Establish axial and mixed flow fan blade aero definition using DOE, advanced mesh morphing or
adjoint solver optimization techniques
• Use of high fidelity transient compressible CFD solutions for aeroacoustic applications.
• Development of advanced modeling algorithms to combine aero/structural/acoustic performance
prediction.

SOFTWARE COMPETENCY:

ANSYS Fluent, ANSYS CFX, ANSYS ICEMCFD, ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS TurboGrid, ANSYS
BladeModeler, CFD-Post,LMS AMESim, EnSight, Paraview, UGSNX, OpenFOAM,C,C++,
Python,extensive work in HPC LINUX,LINUX Supercomputing and PC environment.

TESTING EXPERTISE:
Use of Confocal microscopy and Surface Plasmon Resonance Techniques to measure contact angle
and micro/nano film thickness.
3-D printing tools to shorten product design cycles.
Shock tube experiments conducted to study micro/nano scale shockwave propagation.
2-D Stereo Particle Image Velocimetry in wind tunnels.

Experience
Graduate Research Assistant at Microfluidics and Interfacial Transport Lab
September 2016 – Present (1 year 3 months)
1.)Created combined flow, electromagnetic, thermal and chemical kinetics model to establish novel
polymers for battery applications.
2.) Developed numerical scheme to couple three phase transport phenomena.
3.) Established numerical model to capture multiphase flow physics in polymers.
4.) Created computational model to predict polymer properties in batteries and fuel cells for
electrode and support.
5.) Integration of component level models to create a holistic system level predictive computational
model to study various transport properties of polymers for batteries.
6.) Development of high Knudson number CFD model to analyze rocket exhaust stream for Mars
lander mission.
7.) Creation of adapted CFD models to analyze two phase flow boiling phenomenon in channel for
electronic cooling applications.

CFD Analyst at Greenheck
June 2013 – June 2016 (3 years 1 month)
1.) Led product design and innovation efforts utilizing advanced design and manufacturing tools.
2.) Modeling internal fluid flow with rotating reference frame for turbomachinery applications.
3.) Analysis of external flow field to optimize location of air movement devices.
4.) Fluid Structure Interaction studies to ensure optimum fan blade design.
5.) Aero-thermal analysis to improve welding techniques for blades.
6.) Rotor and stator blade design for axial, mixed and centrifugal applications.
7.) Simulation of jet fan throws to optimize number and placement.
8.) Use of Acoustic analogy methods for design and estimation of fan noise levels.
9.) Application of Lighthill’s acoustic theory to predict fan acoustic performance.
10.) Co-joined simulations conducted to predict fan aero and blade structural performance.
11.) DOE studies conducted with RBF mesh-morph functions to reduce simulation to result
turnaround times.
12.) Used Adjoint solver techniques to run parametric DOE studies for blade shape optimization.
13.) Used DFM and FMEA techniques to determine optimum manufacturing solutions for complex
shapes.
14.) Application of advanced combined aero-structural-acoustic simulations to shorten design
cycles.
15.) Used 3-D printing tools for prototype development and analysis.
16.) Internal smoke and fire simulation.

Student Intern – Jet engine overhaul complex at Airbus
June 2012 – August 2012 (3 months)
1.) Thermal analysis and thrust calculation at different altitudes for IAE V2500 engine.
2.) Compressor blade analysis to optimize heat transfer while maintaining structural rigidity.
3.) High pressure and load testing of power transfer units for Green, Yellow, Blue and Red systems.
4.) Study of Ram air turbine system for Airbus A320.
5.) Fatigue testing of landing gear mechanism at different speed and load regimes.
6.) FOD testing and inspection of V2500 engine.

Education
Michigan Technological University
Master’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, 2016 – 2017
Activities and Societies: ASME, AIAA
Michigan Technological University
Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, 2009 – 2014
Activities and Societies: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of
Aeronautics and Astronautics, US Army ROTC.
Ritik Singh
Duluth, Minnesota Area
Computational Fluid Dynamics Analyst

 

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