800 East Grand Avenues Apt: 8A, Carbondale, IL-62901, Tel: 618-303-5134, Email: mejgautam[at]gmail.com
OBJECTIVE: Seeking a Mechanical Engineering Position-ENERGY, HVAC& PROCESS
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Apr 2010, GPA 3.9/4, SIU Carbondale, IL,USA
MS Main Project (Ongoing Thesis): Efficient Conversion of Gaseous Fuel to Liquid Fuels -Evaluation of Feed Characteristics and Process Parameters
Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Dec 2006, GPA 3.7/4, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
BE Main Project: Study, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Institutional Gasifier Stove for increment of combustion efficiency.
Energy Codes and Standards
ASHRAE Handbook and Tools
Energy Star program knowledge
Energy Management Software
LEED and Sustainable design experience
HVAC Systems Design and Analysis,
Hvacloadexplorer, Psych, Duct and Pipe
Design and operation of reactor systems
AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Adobe Photoshop,
MS Office, MS-Project for work plan
Thermal Systems and Heat Exchanger Design
Pinch Analysis and HTRI-Xchanger
High Mechanical aptitude
MATLAB for Engineering Data Acquisition,
Energy efficient facility design experience,
commissioning and energy audit assistance
Extensive machine shop practices
Energy balance, Gas Ion Chromatography
Energy Efficiency Researcher, Mechanical Energy Process Lab, ME Dept, SIU (Aug08-present)
Worked for production of clean liquid fuels by one- stage process from Coal, Natural Gas or Biomass.
Worked with high temperature and pressure Reactors and Pumps for optimization of process.
Evaluated of the environmental impacts and life-cycle analysis of the new conversion processes.
Conducted evaluation of the process and efficiency enhancement of conversion.
Document, Present and Retain the quarterly progress report in different time of project.
Mechanical/Energy Engineer, Multiscope Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. Nepal (May2006 July2008):
Provided consulting services for design of high energy efficient buildings, HVAC equipments
Developed Training Manual, Coordinate field trips, provided training in the machine operations.
Trained and educate personnel on sustainable design practices, corporate quality policies
Maintained routine reports, projects deadlines and handled result oriented correspondence.
Communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the workforce for team integration.
Energy-Research Assistant, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal (Jan 06-Nov 07):
Involved in research related to Process, and chemical engineering science of biomass & bio-fuel.
Assisted nationally recognized Energy Experts, designed, modified and analyzed different gasifier
Participated quality and process improvement activities for the performance of gasifier.
Achieved acquaintance with process design, reporting, and daily unit operation monitoring.
Worked on energy assessments, optimization studies, climate change, cogeneration, heat extraction,
Participated in project commissioning, field problems troubleshooting in alternative energy projects.
Renewable Energy Intern, Centre for Renewable Energy, Nepal (March 2nd -18th, 2006):
Managing and directly or indirectly assisting in the design, implementation, monitoring
Evaluated innovative new energy efficiency, market transformation and load reduction programs
Developed integrated and cost-effective program solutions for unit optimization
Develop and maintain a long term loyal relation with customers using our service.
Industrial/HVAC Intern, McDowells and Company Private Limited, Nepal (Jan 9th-23rd, 2006):
Evaluated unit performance of Boiler and distillation plant and prepared effective monitoring reports
Studied the HVAC systems of the building, defects and limitation, recommended efficient solutions.
Analyzed the flow mechanism of distillation plant, liquor storage and mixing system,
Assisted the maintenance department in long term maintenance and shut down planning,
Worked for process improvement and troubleshooting of AHU of the factory building.
Read and interpreted documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals.
RELEVANT PROJECTS & PAPERS:
A mechanical and chemical Energy/Exergy analysis (Audit) to efficiency enhancement of a virtual thermal power plant as a minor Project for Energy Management, 2008.
Presentation on LEED design in Carbondale (Presented at ASHRAE Chapter Meeting) for a residence hall building to the Southern Illinois University students, 2010
Design of a HVAC system for an office building in Boston MA, the project included the communication plan, work plan, architectural design, heating and cooling load calculation, selection of equipments, duct and pipe routing, preparation of drawing and specifications along with possible integration of Green technology for Energy saving,2009
Accomplished various Energy Planning, Energy Management and Renewable Power Design Projects for the Energy Management Graduate Course,2008
Jitendra Gautam, Pushpa KC, Pradeep Chapagain, An article on Institutional Gasifier Stove, 4th issue, E-VISION - A annual publication of Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, 2006
Testing and distribution of commercial metallic cooking stoves and solar panels, evaluating their performance through the field visit of the facilities, and actively participated as member of the demonstration program of the stoves, 2005, by Centre for Renewable Energy (CRE), Nepal
RELEVANT COURSE WORKS:
HVAC Analysis and Design
Experimental Research Tools
Engineering Data Acquisition
Renewable Energy Utilization
Mechanical Engineering Design
Combustion and Energy
Thermodynamics (I& II)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES /ACHIEVEMENTS:
Member-ASHRAE St-Louis Chapter
Member-Nepal Engineering Council
Member-Nepal Engineering Association
Member-American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Full Scholarship with additional stipends for BE-Mechanical Engineering-Tribhuvan University
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship for MS in Mechanical Engineering SIU Carbondale
Full Tuition Waiver with additional stipends for MS in Mechanical Engineering SIU Carbondale
Dr. Kanchan Mondal, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SIUC, Email: kmondal[at]siu.edu Energy Management Advisor
Dr. Emmanuel Nsofor, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SIUC, Email: nsofor[at]engr.siu.edu HVAC Systems Advisor