Name

Vivek Muralidharan

Title

Masters in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Email

muralidv@purdue.edu

Resume

OBJECTIVE 

Seeking Internship position in aerospace or mechanical discipline commencing May 2016


EDUCATION

2017
Master of Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA Majors: Astrodynamics and Space Applications

2015
Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, INDIA CGPA: 9.08 / 10


EXPERIENCES

May 2014 – Apr 2015
Captain, NITK Racing
Fabricated Formula Student Car for global competitions. Supervised the team. Performed administrative tasks. Investigated mechanical flaws and troubleshot. Event participated: Formula Student China, Xiangyang, Hubei, China | October 2014.

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Trainee, Alstom India Ltd.
Production of the Francis Turbine, the Kaplan Turbine and the Pelton Wheel Turbine. Total Productivity Maintenance and Lean Management.

May 2013 - Apr 2014
Head of Chassis Subsystem, NITK Racing
Designed and built chassis of Formula Student Race Car. Coordinated with other sub teams. Supervised group members. Executed Torsional rigidity test.
Event participated: Student Formula India, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India | July 2014.

May 2012 - Apr 2013
Chassis Sub system member, NITK Racing
Design Optimization, Analysis and Fabrication of FSAE Race Car. Structural Validation and Reports.


PROJECTS

Jul 2014 – Apr 2015
Undergraduate Thesis
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), INDIA
"Design Optimization and Fabrication of Aerodynamic Wings for Formula Student Race Car" CFD and Structural Analysis. Fabrication methods for carbon fibre. Aerodynamic Drag Brake setup.

May 2014 - Jul 2014
Internship
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), INDIA
"Aerodynamic Instabilities And Flutter Analysis” Aeroelasticity of Wind Turbines. Fluid Structure Interactions using ANSYS.

July 2013 - Nov 2013
Mini Project
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), INDIA
"Mechanical Vibrations Of Single And Double Degree Of Freedom Systems"

May 2013 - Jun 2013
Internship
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), INDIA
"Design and Fabrication of a Whirling Beam Test Setup for Micro Aerial Vehicles"


SOCIAL SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

Jul 2014 – Apr 2015
Convenor, National Service Scheme, NITK Surathkal
Organized Blood Donation camps. Initiated Beach and College clean-up drives.


SKILLS
• Catia
• MATLAB
• Creo Pro/E
• ANSYS (Structural)
• ANSYS (CFX)
• AutoCAD
• Systems Tool Kit (STK)
• Fluent
• Microsoft Office
• C


AREAS OF INTEREST
• Astrodynamics
• Aerodynamics
• Structures
• Composite Materials
• Designing
• Fabrication