Graduate student at the University of California (Energy Management)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
I am a graduate student at the University of California (2017-19 Energy Management). I completed BTech in Mech at COEP, Pune. Through my co-curricular projects, research, and internships, I have worked in areas ranging from design, manufacturing and prototyping, electromechanical systems, energy, control systems, and programming. I was part of the team who built the student satellite launched by ISRO in 2016. I have an experience of co-founding a startup. And also successfully converted my internship at Black and Veatch (US energy company) into a pre-placement offer.
Project administrator and mentor, I2I social entrepreneurship at BHAU institute
Jun 2016 to Feb 2017
o Ignited Innovators of India (I2I) is a project competition organized by BHAU Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Leadership (BIEL) and EATON company o Managing Environment sector and Technology sector projects o Directly mentoring 15 projects from students of Army Institute of Technology, Pune o Out of 15 projects, 5 made to the Top 50, and 2 received Runner Up prizes in the Technology sector at the I2I competition 2016-17.
Co-founder, Design engineer, Medley Energy (a solar energy startup)
Jul 2015 to Dec 2016
o Responsible for complete mechanical part of the project and system integration with electrical and IoT team o Managed design and manufacturing of early prototypes and an MVP o Market research, product development, supply chain and recruiting
Mechanical engineer, Black and Veatch (US energy EPC)
Apr 2015 to Jul 2015
Amongst 2 students selected from the batch of 180 students via aptitude test, technical and HR interview. I underwent basic training that involved completion of four assignments and simultaneously assisted my supervisors on live international projects, thereby gaining an understanding of international standards and protocols. Happy with my performance, I was offered a pre-placement offer (amongst 2 students out of total 8 interns)
Operations- manufacturing intern, Continental Automotives
Nov 2014 to Dec 2014
o Underwent training in operations department at the fuel pump assembly plant o Analysis of failure of resistor assembly machine: Studied existing machine and the related operations for probable cause of failure; designed and proposed an alternate mechanism to redress the issue o Prepared Standardized Work Combination Chart for assembly line operations
Undergraduate Researcher (engineer), ISRO
Jul 2012 to Dec 2014
Swayam satellite launched by ISRO in 2016. Worked for 3 years in the team. Interacted with ISRO scientists at multiple occasions.
Masters in Energy Engineering and Management, University of California (davis)
Jul 2017 to Present
This is a unique program at University of California with an interdisciplinary focus on engineering, management, policy related to energy.
B.Tech., College of Engineering Pune (COEP)
Jun 2012 to Apr 2016
COEP satellite team, COEP efficycle team, COEP UBA team, BHAU incubator, I2I social entrepreneurship mentor, 3 internships, 1 job offer