Gavindu91
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About

I am an experienced Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of combined Design experience in the fields of composite manufacturing, R&D and electric power industry. My experiences includes developments of smart mechanical structures, machines developments for manufacturing industries and product development of composite rigging cables for high performance sailing yachts.

I am highly proficient in:

• SolidWorks
• Autodesk Inventor Professional
• AutoCAD

• FEA/CFD Analysis
• Rapid Prototyping (3D Printing)
• Part and Assembly Modeling
• Conceptualising and Machine Design
• Photorealistic Rendering
• Animations
• 2D Drafting
• Engineering Drawings





Experience

  • Design Engineer Southern Spars · Mar 2018 – Present 2 yrs 6 mos Colombo, Sri Lanka • Member of the Global Design Team of Southern Spars designing for manufacturing of composite rigging cables for racing yachts competing for international competitions including America's Cup and Volvo Ocean.
    • R&D and new product development of composite cables for both marine and non marine applications such as motorsport and aerospace industries.
    • Cable designs include solid carbon rigging , bundled carbon cables, and associated marine grade fittings and interfaces.
    • Design for Manufacturability (DFM).
    • Machine developments to mass produce newly introduced cables.
    • Optimization of existing machines to increase the productivity and quality of manufacturing.
  • Mechanical Engineer LTL Holding(Pvt) Ltd · Jul 2015 – Feb 2018 2 yrs 7 mos Colombo, Sri Lanka • Designed fuel tanks and high pressure penstocks for thermal power and hydro power plants.
    • Project managed the mechanical aspects of construction projects of power generation and power transmission.
    • Oversaw and managed erection of mechanical structures associated with power projects.
  • Research Assistant University of Bristol · Jun 2014 – Jun 2015 1 yrs Bristol, UK • Developed a nano positioning system for a scanning probe microscope featuring structural optimizations with electronic control to eliminate and control undesired vibrations and to improve faster scanning rates.
    • 3D modeling and performance based optimizations were carried out using Autodesk Inventor.

Education

  • University of Bristol MASTER OF ENGINEERING, Mechanical Engineering, Second Upper 2010 – 2014
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Location

Colombo, Central, Sri Lanka