Postdoctoral Fellow - Research and Project Management
2017 - 2019 (about 2 years)
Center for Distributed Energy, Atlanta, GA, USA * Mentoring a team of 4 and leading the effort to design and build TRL 5-7 power electronic converters considering manufacturability...more to cost for energy industry. * Assisted the principal investigator in preparing project proposals including budget documents and secured a cumulative grant of about US$5 Million for the research center. * Conducted a collaborative work with the School of Public Policy team on electric vehicle/ utility grid integration
Identified the reason for component failure in a hybrid electrical traction system using fault tree method and provided solutions that would save about US$350 per product....more * Coordinated with the engineering team in Friedrichshafen to plan test cases and verify solutions. * Mentored a team of 2 and periodically reported to the internal management team and stakeholders.
2011 - 2015 (about 4 years)
Nanyang Technological University/ TUM CREATE Ltd Dissertation: 'Charging and discharging methods for modular batteries in electric vehicles' - Introduced (N-1) redundancy...more in EV battery packs at same power electronics cost Enhanced EV miles-per-charging by 15 miles with a mix of aged battery in modular approach Reduced EV battery swapping time by 30% * Collaborative research work with the Technical University of Munich through TUM CREATE Ltd. * Presented at 2 international technical conferences a
Assistant System Engineer
2008 - 2010 (about 2 years)
Managed a team of 3 as a module leader in the effort to analyse business requirements, develop, test and commission a payment management system for an insurance client. *...more Attended six-sigma training and implemented DMAIC in test case building to deliver defect free product. * Initiated an improvement in the training process and facilitated a learning program for 10 trainees in the insurance business unit.