Name

Abhijeet Gahlot

Title

Unemployed

Email

abhijeet.gahlot@gmail.com

Resume

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
MENG IN AEROSPACE SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING
March 2013 | Toronto, Canada
Cum. GPA: 3.29

RYERSON UNIVERSITY
BS IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
May 2011 | Toronto, Canada Cum. GPA: 3.03

SKILLS
PROGRAMMING
Matlab
•Python
•C•C++
•Arduino

DESIGNING
CAD • FEA • CFD • Kinematics
• CATIA V5 • Solidworks • ANSYS

COURSEWORK
GRADUATE
Aerospace Propulsion
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Combustion
Computational Fluid Dynamics Creativity in Conceptual Design
Supply Chain Management and Logistics Modern Flow Control
Financial Engineering
International Business for Engineers

UNDERGRADUATE
Spacecraft Attitude Control Systems Engineering Orbital Dynamics Propulsion
Fluid Mechanics
Viscous Flow
Finite Element Method Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Stress Analysis

EXPERIENCE
NASA INTERNATIONAL SPACE APPS CHALLENGE |LEAD ORGANIZER
Jan 2015 - May 2015 | New Delhi, India
• With 300 participants registered, organized the 5th largest location of the world • Successfully raised 1.25 lakhs (2000 US Dollars) for the event
• Obtained sponsorship from IBM, Focus News India (National News Channel)
and Digit (Largest IT magazine of India)
• Motivated the participants to be more involved in the space industry

SPACE UNITED |VOLUNTEER DESIGN ENGINEER June 2014 – Dec 2014 | New Delhi, India
• Defined the requirements and constraints for a remote sensing Nano-Satellite • Raised funds for the Kickstarter Campaign
• Authored a blog entry titled “Google in Space”

GOOGLE LUNAR X PRIZE |LANDER DESIGN ENGINEER Jan 2013 – Dec 2013 | New Delhi, India
• Conceptualized the design of the lander structure
• Performed preliminary FEA analysis to maximize the strength of the lander 
• Optimized the weight of the landing gear through stress analysis
• Documented the designs and analysis performed on the lander prototype

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
LANDER PROTOTYPE FOR PLANETARY EXPLORATION |SPACE SYSTEM DESIGN
Jan 2011 – March 2011 | Toronto, Canada
Designed and manufactured a micro Mars Lander subjected to mission requirements (physical and operational) that was tested from a drop height of 100 ft 
• Single-handedly designed and tested the deployment mechanism • Programmed the Arduino to ensure proper execution of the operations and procedures

RYERSON AERO DESIGNT EAM |MEMBER
Sept 2008 – May 2010 | Toronto, Canada
• Developed CAD drawings of the R/C plane 
• Developed craftsmanship capabilities by building aircraft parts 
• Gained experience with CNC machining, micrometers, indicators and precision engineering 
• 6th place in SAE Aero Design East Competition

ACHIEVEMENTS
2015 Selected to write a Paper at the International Astronautical Congress 2015 titled "Standardization of Small Satellite Launch Services"
2015 5th largest location Space Apps Challenge
2010 1st place Canard Design Competition