MEGHALI BRAHMBHATT
001352-215-7470| mbrahmbhatt@ufl.edu

EDUCATION
• Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.78/4.00
University of Florida, Florida, USA May 2016
• Bachelor of Engineering in Aeronautics GPA: 4.00/4.00
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad, Gujarat, India (SVIT) July 2014

WORK EXPERIENCE
Graduate Teaching Assistant Jan 2016 (Ongoing)
Numerical Methods of Engineering Analysis I, UF
• Collaborate with professor to develop a weighted grading system
• Review assignments and evaluate students’ coursework
• Modulate online records and assist professor in developing lecture notes
• Hold office hours on a weekly basis and resolve students’ doubts

Graduate Teaching Assistant Sept 2015 - Dec 2015
Computational Fluid Dynamics, UF
• Collaborate with professor to develop a weighted grading system
• Review assignments and evaluate students’ coursework
• Modulate online records and assist professor in developing lecture notes
• Hold office hours on a weekly basis and resolve students’ doubts

Research Volunteer Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization Group, UF
• Understand the Bayesian Method (BM) of prognostics
• Document a MATLAB code for the Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithm
• Publish a tutorial paper about the code in the international journal: ‘Reliability Engineering & System Safety’

SEMINARS AND PROJECTS
• Performed a preliminary design analysis of a supersonic wind tunnel using iterative procedures at University of Florida (2015)
• Designed and Analyzed a 6-bay plane truss using ABAQUS, along with weight optimization for the same at University of Florida (2015)
• Obtained optimum design of a torque arm in terms of mass, stress and design parameters using ABAQUS at University of Florida (2015)
• Analyzed Transonic flow and shock formation over NACA 0012 using ANSYS in the University of Florida (2014)
• Expatiated on “what makes a great leader?” in the Engineering Leadership class at University of Florida (2014)
• Implemented a cold flow analysis on the working of single cavity and double cavity Trapped Vortex Combustor (TVC) using ANSYS at SVIT (2013)
• Facilitated a seminar on ‘Modes of Heat Transfer’ at SVIT (2013)
• Delivered a lecture to the freshmen of my department on “history of aeronautics” at SVIT (2012).
• Devised a hand-movement operated accelerometer car for the I.I.T. Bombay Tech-Fest (2012)
• Participated in an intercollegiate event and expounded on “Tsar Bomb and Hydrogen Bomb”, including proposing recommendations for the current defense system of India at SVIT (2011).

PUBLICATIONS
• ‘Numerical Investigation of Trapped Vortex Combustor’, ITMAE 2014 (Innovative Trends in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)

ACHIEVEMENTS
• Developed, fabricated, and tested chuck glider and procured the second runner-up position at SVIT annual student competition (2010)
• Captained the girls’ basketball and cricket teams at SVIT (2010) and steered the teams towards victory in the annual sports week.
• Appointed as the “Head Girl” of my high school and was responsible for the functioning of the entire student council and management of all school activities.
• Monitored co-curricular activities of 500+ students designated to my house, as the house captain of my high school.
• Led the School Press Department while in High School.

LEADERSHIP AND TEAM WORK
• Was responsible for leading 50+ participants, handling the budget, arranging sponsorships and costumes for two annual fashion shows at SVIT (2012).
• Orchestrated the “Brain Teasers” college level quiz competition at SVIT (2011).
• Officiated the modeling of six different paper-planes as the lead organizer of paper-plane aero-modelling workshop in the annual college festival at SVIT (2011).
• Volunteered in chuck glider workshop which was conducted for students of the entire aeronautical department at SVIT (2011)

OTHER TECHNICAL SKILLS

• M.S. Office
• PTC Creo/ Pro-E
• ANSYS FLUENT CFD
• MATLAB
• ANSYS APDL
• ABAQUS
• SolidWorks
• ANSYS ICEM

Key Skills

CAD/CAE/CFD/FEA Software: SolidWorks, Pro-E, ANSYS, ABAQUS.
Leadership, Communication Skills, Learning Skills.

Educational Details

Master's in Mechanical Engineering- Graduating May 2016
Bachelor's in Aeronautical Engineering- Graduated July 2014

Acceptable Locations

Open to all locations.

Year of Birth

1992, female

Currently Employed

No

Name & Surname

Meghali Brahmbhatt

Phone Number

3522157470

City & State

Gainesville, Florida

Zip Code

32608

Street Address

4000 SW 37 Blvd

Webpage

www.linkedin.com