Vivek Merchant


Education
    University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    August 2011 - May 2015
    degree
    Bachelor's
    major
    Mechanical Engineering
    minor
    Computer Science
    CORNELL UNIVERSITY at ITHACA, NY
Work Experience
    SPACE PHYSICS RESEARCH LABORATORY
    CLIPPER SPACECRAFT
    January 2015 - present
    company
    SPACE PHYSICS RESEARCH LABORATORY
    title
    CLIPPER SPACECRAFT
    overview
    • Collaborate\twith\ta\tteam\tof\t6\tcolleagues\tto\tdesign\tan\telectronic\tenclosure\tthat\twill\thouse\tcomponents\tof\t an\tice-penetrating\tradar\tthat\twill\tpotentially\tbe\tused\tby\tNASAs\tClipper\tSpacecraft\tto\tinspect\tEuropa • Identified\tkey\tdesign\tconstraints\tsuch\tas\tthermal, radiative\tand\tmass\trelated\tparameters,\tleading\tto\ta\t successful\tpresentation\tto\tNASA\tand\tSpace\tPhysics\tResearch\tLaboratory\trepresentatives • Manufacture\ta\tdetailed\tprototype,\tin\taccordance\twith\tNASA’s\tAnnouncement\tof\tAuthority,\tto\tshowcase\tat\t the\tUniversity\tof\tMichigan’s\tDesign\tExposition
    AMI TECH (INDIA) PVT. LTD
    Summer Intern
    July 2014 - August 2014
Fun Fact
I have a pilot's license and enjoy flying!
Skills
Languages
EnglishGujaratiHindiMarathi
Technical skills
matlab
Skills
c++ (data structures and algorithmsfluent in englishgujarati and marathiHindihypermesh and nastran (finite element analysisjava (oopMicrosoft Officesolidworks (autocadsql (dbmssuccessfully completed the faa training for a private pilot license
Leadership
    London International Youth Science Forum
    Michigan Aviators
    PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS AND SOLAR POWERED SYSTEMS
    DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
    WOVEN WIND, BLUELAB, APPLICATIONS AND ELECTRICAL TEAM
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