Yasir Tajeldin

Yasir Tajeldin
1033 29th ave SE, Apt C
Minneapolis, MN 55414


-Excellent skills in MATLABSimulink for model based control development
-Software in Loop (HIL)&Hardware in loop (HIL) verification and Validation
-Demonstrated skills in developing controls algorithm for linear & non-linear vehicle dynamics system
-Proficient in Coding with C++/C
Career Objective
A passionate mechatronics engineer aspiring for an inter-disciplinary position within electromechanical systems who strive for excellence, who want to work in an environment that will enhance his knowledge and career, where he can perform technical skills according to his strong caliber and efficiency
Master of Science of Mechanical Engineering August-2014
College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
Coursework Included: Advanced control system, Dynamics & Control (engine, transmission, powertrain & hybrids), Vehicle Dynamics and Control (lateral, longitudinal & active suspension) Analog & Digital control, Statistical Analysis
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering (ABET Accredited) May 2008
Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
Coursework Included: object oriented programming, Machine Dynamics, Mechatronics Systems Design, embedded systems
Skills and Certifications
• Ms Office/Ms Project/Ms Visio , Labview, Solidworks
• C/C++ , Java( object-oriented programming )
• Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow/Embedded codder
• Certified LABVIEW Associate Developer
• Embedded communication protocols (I2C, rs232,CANBUS)

Caterpillar April 2015- Current
Embedded Control Software Validation Engineer
• Creating of test procedures, machine models, and automated test scripts
• Conducting lab testing to ensure successful integration of all electronic sub-systems ahead of installing software and hardware on a machine

Medtronic October 2014- April 2015
Process Development Engineer
• Designed of Experiments (DOE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
• Determined manufacturing operation requirements and process parameters
• Developed advanced manufacturing systems and processes
• Developed plans to evaluate process repeatability and stability
• Developed product and process improvements
• Improved manufacturing methods to optimize product performance
• Participated in procedure writing and review
• Performed process and equipment validations
• Provided technical support to other engineers
• Reviewed product performance data to identify trends
• Specified and implements process lay-outs
• Supported manufacturing, development, and implementation processes
• Utilized FMEA within process development

Medical Devices Center, UMN June 2014-Current
Summer Intern
• Defined product requirements and specifications for a diagnostic medical device based on the voice of customers (physicians & patients) needs using quality function deployment (QFD) method
• Performed functional analysis to identify how different systems elements interact with each other
• Used LABVIEW to acquire data , identify system dynamic and used it to develop a model based PID control algorithm that can meet product requirements
• Developing test plans that ensure device confirms to the behavior specifications
• Developing C++ code for the embedded hardware target
• Conducted and planned all project activities to be done and monitoring the execution using MS Project
• Validating that the device performs as designed and intended for all users
• Maintaining detailed documentation through each development step for FDA approval
• Validating that the device performs as designed and intended for all users

Summit Medical, St. Paul- MN USA Jan 2014 – May 2014
Product development team member
• Project Core Member of a cross functional team for a newly licensed technology by Summit Medical(Based in St. Paul ,MN) through the New Product design and Business development (NPDBD) program, jointly managed by Carlson School of Management and Mechanical Engineering at university of Minnesota
• Led the mechanical testing(tensile/fatigue analysis ) & wrote C++ code to perform finite element stress analysis
• Researched, Brainstormed, Designed and built prototypes for clinical study
• Performed patent search (reviewed +700 patent) for IP protection and infringements purposes
• Collaborated to develop and write a business plan for the newly licensed technology
• Interfaced with physicians to identify & resolve potential concerns, suggested solutions to address these concerns
• Developed a test plan for a clinical study and made suggestion for design improvement
• Maintained detailed documentation through all development and testing processes
• Coordinated team activities and monitored execution using Gantt Charts to meet the deadlines

University of St. Thomas, St Paul-MN Sept-2013- May 2014
Adjunct Lab Instructor
Course: Controls and Automation
• Assisted students with lab experiments involving data acquisition, sensors interfacing , position and velocity control of motor using PID controller using LABVIEW/DAQ
• Assisted student writing the C code to implement the control algorithm
• Promoted safety and maintained the Laboratory equipment’s
• Graded lab projects and lab reports
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-MN Jan 2013-May 2013
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Course: Experimental Stress Analysis, Sensors and Transducers
• Aided students with lab experiments includes measuring strains & stresses using strain gages and photoelastical methods
• Promoted safety and maintained the Laboratory equipment’s
• Graded lab projects and lab reports
IBM Rochester, MN
IBM Associate (Contractor) Mar 2010-Dec 2011
• Increased rate of retention by + 20 % by applying problem solving techniques to troubleshoot and fix hardware
• Supported continues process improvement in the plant by analyzing, recommending and applying good manufacturing practices (5S, RTA,CAPA)
• Assured all improvement activities in compliance with approved methods, procedures and quality assurance.
• Prepared and collected manufacturing orders using ERP systems

Sultan Qaboos University (Oman), Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Muscat-Oman
Research Assistant Nov. 2008 – Sept.2009
• Developed a mathematical model for an existing operating multi-stage flash (MSF) desalination plant
• Evaluated the developed model with MSF vendor simulation results and its actual operating data
• Developed a C++ application to simulate the developed model and solve it to determine the optimum set point of an operating MSF plant at different loads to maximize water production or minimize energy consumption.
Rural Area Electricity CO, Projects and Planning Department, Muscat-Oman
Intern Project Engineer Aug. 2007 – Sept.2007
• Planned , monitored and executed projects related to installation of diesel engines, power generation and transmission
• Studied and analyzed process and Instrumentation (P&I) Diagrams for different power and desalination plants
A Novel Approach for Rollover prevention through active suspension and differential braking
September 2013 to January 2014:
• The project aimed to design a rollover prevention controller for vehicle systems. The vehicle rollover can be prevented by designing LQR controller that minimizes the lateral acceleration, yaw rate error, the roll angle. The differential braking and active suspension are used to generate a yaw and roll moments to prevent roll over once propensity to roll detected using roll over index.
Transient Control of Electro-Hydraulic Fully Flexible Engine Valve Actuation System
September 2013- December 2013
• The project aimed to control the transient dynamic of the fully flexible engine valve actuation system (FFVA) which comprises lift transient, duration transient, phase transient, speed transient, and mode transient using dual control of robust repetitive control and proportional, integral and derivative control (PID) switched in real-time to track desired profile performance
Robust control of Gensets
January 2012 to May 2012;
• A robust performance controller designed to regulate the voltage output of a diesel Gensets that eliminates the effect of engine speed variation on the voltage control using affine parametrization control.
• “Development of a steady-state mathematical model for multistage flash (MSF) desalination plant”
International Journal of Energy Research (IJER) February 28, 2011
Authors: Yasir Tajeldin, Sabah Al-Sulaiman, Mohammed Al- Weshahi, K V. Reddy
• “Performance Evaluation and Optimization of the MSF Desalination Plant”
Nova Science Publishers October 2010
Authors: Yasir Tajeldin, Sabah Al-Sulaiman, Mohammed Al- Weshahi, K V. Reddy
• American society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

  • Updated 7 years ago

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