Syfith Jeet Singh
Research & Development, Mechanical Engineer
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University of Michigan (Ranked #3 in U.S. for Mechanical Engineering & #14 in the World by U.S. News ) Ann Arbor, MI
B.S.E Mechanical Engineering August 2012 - May 2014
International Centre for Applied Sciences, Manipal University Karnataka, India B.S.E Mechanical Engineering August 2010 - June 2012
RESEARCH AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Mechanical Research & Development Engineer at American MITSUBA Corporation, Novi July 2014 –Present
Leading the development of Wiper systems for new HONDA vehicles, designing the product according to the customer requirements and company manufacturing standards. Trying to achieve the cheapest yet satisfying solution.
Using CATIA V5 3D modelling, FEA for stress distribution analysis and gaining practical knowledge about Die Casting.
Intern at A2B Bikeshare, Ann Arbor January 2014 - May 2014
Worked as a mechanical intern designing various components of a bicycle for the purpose of a green bike sharing system.
Learnt a way to tackle with market economics and gained knowledge about Solar Technology, time management skills, product development and designing, and coordinating resource allocation for greater efficiency.
Robotic Exploration in Space Team, S3FL (University of Michigan) October 2013 - May 2014
Part of the Mechanical design team, worked on the control system and overall design of the Rover, which will be going to NASA on May 17, 2015, for a competition.
Gained skills at team work, risk management and problem solving; got experience in coding micro-controllers like Arduino, working in a machine shop and earning skills at milling, lathing, drilling and precision measurement.
Design and Manufacturing (I, II & Senior Design III) August 2012 - April 2014
Designed, manufactured and built a four-bar linkage system to help kids on wheelchair. Made a mechanical automatic car to perform a specific task and compete in an arena war.
Worked in teams of members ranging from 3 to 8 engineers from different disciplines and learnt the value of team work.
Interacted with real customers to solve product design problems, trying to satisfy their requirements while keeping in touch with the reality and limits of actual factory production.
For my Senior Design I built an assistive device to prevent fall for low-vision people, created a mechanism that detects slippery surfaces, obstacles up to waist level and bumps on the road along with providing distance perception for better coordination. Gained skills in programming and worked on many electronics and sensor devices.
University of Michigan, Barton Research Group (Cooperative Control of Autonomous Vehicles) May 2013 -August 2013
Performed System Identification on the robots to predict their behavior to make them suitable for a manufacturing space.
Applied Iterative Learning Control (ILC) to achieve cooperative control between robots (LEGO Mindstorms)
Industrial Training at Jagdambay Engineering and Welding, Punjab, India July 2011
Gained knowledge about casting, molding and alloy formation in a factory based environment.
Understood cause of micro-defects in metals and how to use various heat treatments to get desired properties in a material.
Academic Prefect, College Council and Editorial Board Member August 2010 - June 2012
Taught 200 students Math 7 science on Saturdays & Sundays in a boarding schools when i was in 12th grade.
Being the Academic Prefect of the school I learnt ways of bringing efficient teaching and productive learning together.
International Exchange Program, Bishops Diocesan College, South Africa August 2008 - October 2008
Gave powerpoint presentations to students in 7th, 8th and 9th grade therefore I have developed very good presenting skills.
Represented my country and culture, immersed myself into their cultural niche and expanded my taste for adventure.
Increased interpersonal skills and awareness of real-world issues like racial discrimination, hunger and poverty.
Computer and other skills: SolidWorks, CATIA V5, ADAMS, FEA, MS Excel, Word and Outlook, C++, Matlab, Simulink, PowerPoint, LabVIEW and Arduino, Mathematical Analysis, GD&T, FMEA, and fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi.
Graduated with Honors, made the Dean’s list twice by receiving a GPA of 3.54 and 3.65 with 17 credits of course work.