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Harsheel Panchasara

Project Engineer

A budding professional targeting for work in design & analysis, manufacturing & management, product design & development with a leading education organisation of repute in Mechanical field. Experience in design, product development & research and development with automation,...
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experience

Chair  
ASME Ontario Section, June 2019 to Present, Windsor, Ontario Canada
(Volunteering)
Ontario Section provide a mechanism by which individual ASME members and non-members may organize to participate in Society activities that are in alignment with the ways and means by which the Society shall fulfill its purpose to promote the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences to diverse communities throughout the world.

Project Engineer  
Absolute Industrial Automation, April 2019 to Present, Windsor, Ontario Canada
(Automation)
• Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects • Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements • Communicate effectively with the project manager and other project participants • Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions

Vice Chair  
ASME Ontario Section, June 2018 to May 2019, Windsor, Ontario Canada
(Volunteering)
We contribute to the Society’s mission and global strategic objectives by augmenting and furthering Society-level programs and activities, including professional development programs, networking opportunities, and communicating the excitement of engineering through awards and recognition within the Group’s scope.

Design Engineer  
Keentec NA Inc., January 2018 to January 2019, WINDSOR, Ontario Canada
(Automation)
• Development of work-cell and automation machines. • Design with Solidworks variety of automation machine and fixture. • Design and development of special purpose machines for automobile manufacturers. • Communication and management of work-cell manufacturing across all departments. • Project management of work-cell manufacturing. • Implement improvement in design from hands-on with machine building, electrical, pneumatic, programming department till Run-off. • Fasteners, standards selection and feasibility of manufacturing of components.

ECLIPSE intern to VOLT  
ASME, June 2017 to June 2018, Vadodara India

ECLIPSE is a competitive leadership development program. ECLIPSE participants are matched with a specific ASME unit for a period of one year and work closely with an assigned coach to complete one or more projects throughout the year. Participants also travel to several meetings and networking engagements of approximately three days’ duration throughout the program period. These are unique opportunities to pursue career-advancing training opportunities, meet diverse leaders and members from around the world and identify opportunities for future engagement and leadership within the Society.

Energy Resource Team Lead - ASME ECE Programming Committee  
ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 2015 to November 2016, Vadodara India
(Energy)
Engaging early career engineers in the Energy Resource Market Segment through a variety of programs and content, including: networking, mini-talks, meet-ups, online collaboration, mentorship, training, etc. The team is responsible for Early Career programming project execution and content generation within the Energy Resource Market Segment.

Mechanical Design Engineer (R&D)  
ABB India Limited, December 2014 to August 2017, Vadodara India
(Consulting)
ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 150,000 people. Key Work Areas: Worked on Circuit breaker, Interrupters, spring charged mechanism drives, cabinet and structure,etc. Conceptualizing the new design, 3D modeling, drafting 2D-drawings of machine components using CREO for product development and production. Preparing model, drawings, detailing GD&T and bill of materials. Developing mechanism in CREO-Simulate for new concept development.

Member at large  
ASME Graduate Students Afinity Group, October 2013 to April 2015, Ahmedabad India
(ASME)


Proprietor  
Concept World Solution, September 2013 to October 2014, Ahmedabad India
(Technical Consultancy)
ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES AND RELATED TECHNICAL CONSULTANCY, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN SOLUTION, CONCEPT/IDEA DEVELOPMENT,IDP PROJECTS & TRAINING,ETC

Founder & Chair  
GCET ASME Student Section, August 2012 to December 2013, Anand India
(ASME)


Chair  
GCET Indian Society for Technical Education(ISTE) Student Chapter, August 2012 to July 2013, Anand India



Founder & Secretary  
GCET AGII Cell, June 2012 to July 2013, Anand India



Member  
ASTM International, June 2012 to Present, Anand India



Member  
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) UK, June 2012 to Present, Anand India



education

University of Windsor  
Master Of Science, Mechanical Design, Aug, 2017 to Dec, 2018
Ontario Society of Mechanical Engineers - Student member. American Society of Testing and Materials - Student member. Autodesk Feature CAM certification and projects.

G.H.Patel College of Engineering. & Technology,Vidhyanagar  
Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2011 to Jan, 2014
• Finalist in ASME Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge at the ASME IMECE 2014 in Montreal, Canada. • Best Engineering Student-UTH Global Award 2014 and Best Student Award 2013 by ISTE. • Runner-up for Old Guard Oral Presentation at ASME SPDC ASIA-PACIFIC 2014 at BITS Pilani University, India. • Best Student Award 2013 by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), India. • Represented INDIA in OGOP at ASME ASIA-PACIFIC SPDC 2013 at the University of Technology Petronas, Malaysia.

Govt. Polytechnic, Rajkot  
Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 2008 to Jan, 2011


projects

“Development of Viscometer According to Newton’s Law of Viscosity”  by      
May, 2013 - June, 2014
“Development of Viscometer According to Newton’s Law of Viscosity” as final year project in B.E. Mechanical Engineering.

“Analysis of Mechanical Screw Jack”  by      
May, 2011 - August, 2011
“Analysis of Mechanical Screw Jack” for MASKO Engineering Corporation, Rajkot as External Project after completion of Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

“Maintenance of Experimental Air Conditioner Window type”  by      
January, 2011 - July, 2011
“Maintenance of Experimental Air Conditioner Window type” as major Project in final year of Diploma Mechanical Engineering.

"Process Planning of Mechanical Screw Jack"  by      
June, 2010 - December, 2010
"Process Planning of Mechanical Screw Jack" for MASKO Engineering Corporation, Rajkot as minor Project in Diploma Mechanical Engineering

Certifications

  • Six Sigma Foundation (Yellow Belt Equivalent)
    Charator Vidhya Mandal (GCET) 
    January 2014
  • Ansys (Structural & thermal)
    Indo-German Tool Room, Ahmedabad 
    June 2013
  • Creo elements Simulate 5.0
    PTC authorized training center (PTC University) 
    May 2011
  • Pro-Engineer 5.0
     
    July 2010
  • AutoCAD 2D & 3D
    Gujarat Knowledge Society 
    June 2009

publications

“Design of viscometer according to Newton’s Law of Viscosity”     
Published by (ICMEETS-2014 ISBN No. 978-93-83083-45-9, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal)
Authors: Dr. Mukesh Bulsara, Harsheel Panchasara, Anuj Shishu and Namarata Italiaya.  Published January 29, 2014

In automobile, a lot of energy generated by the engine is lost in the form of heat. Also a lot of wear and tear occurs in the engine due to friction in mating parts. To avoid this lubricant oil is pumped into the system. The function of a lubricant is to reduce the wear and tear and remove the foreign particles from the engine. Viscosity of the oil plays an important role in achieving these functions. Any significant change of an oil viscosity, reduction or increment may damage lubrication film stability and effectiveness, resulting in shorter oil and component lifespan and higher oil consumption decreasing engine performance and reliability. Viscometer is an instrument to measure the viscosity of a fluid at a specific temperature.The parameters used by existing viscometers to calculate the viscosity of the oil complies with the newton’s law of viscosity to a limited extent. The newly developed improved viscometer checks the viscosity of the oil used in automobile engine, by considering the factors directly affecting the viscosity of the oil as stipulated in the Newton’s law of viscosity. An improved design of Viscometer which works on the Newton’s law of viscosity and actually measures the Force F, the Area A, the velocity gradient du/dy and then determines the viscosity µ.

“Design and Finite Element Analysis of Mechanical Screw Jack”     
Published by (ICMEETS-2014, ISBN No. 978-93-83083-45-9,Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.)
Authors: Prof. F.R.Malek and Harsheel Panchasara.  Published January 29, 2014

The paper’s purpose is to analysis the stresses and strains state in the structure of a mechanical screw jack, and it is subjected to the loading under static conditions, when the screw jack is at rest on the floor and lifting the weight. The analysis of the stresses and strains state of the structure of a mechanical screw jack for increasing its solidity in exploitation is made using the calculation software with finite elements Pro-Mechanical. The research performed allows the evaluation of the stresses state, pointing out the critical areas and measures which are imposed in order to increase the solidity and bearing capacity of the structure for the mechanical screw jack. The results we have obtained allowed us to make up a study about the dimension optimization of the structure in order to design the mechanical screw jack. Thus, the material use could be reduced without exceeding the limits of the most appropriate resistance.

“Design Optimization of Mechanical Screw Jack"     
Published by (International Journal of Futuristic Trends in Engg. and Technology, ISSN: 2348-5264, Vol. 1(06),2014)
Authors: Prof. F.R.Malek and Harsheel Panchasara.  Published July 30, 2014

The paper consists of shape optimization analysis of mechanical screw jack with the lifting capacity of 4 KN, total lifting height of 235mm and span is 75mm, and it is subjected to the loading under static conditions, when the screw jack is at rest on the floor and lifting the weight. Mechanical screw jack is very widely used in high volume applications such as car jack, floor jack or garage jack which lifts vehicles so that maintenance can be performed. Mechanical screw jack must be strong enough to lift the weight of carrying load and also somewhat flexible in order to sustain the shock and tension caused by lifting the load. So that one of the most important steps in redesign of mechanical screw jack is a stress analysis and optimization. In order to get higher productivity in manufacturing industries, applications of optimization techniques in metal cutting processes is most beneficial for a production unit to produce quality product in the market. The efforts required in achieving the desired output can be effectively and economically be decreased by the implementation of better designs. It is essential to determine stresses in local areas and other areas using three dimensional, symmetric and axisymmetric models, the preliminary conclusion is that finite element analysis is an extremely powerful tool for design and optimization of mechanical screw jack. In this study the optimization is accomplished by finite element and optimization study package Pro-Mechanica. The research performed allows the evaluation of the stresses state, pointing out the critical areas and measures which are imposed in order to increase the toughness of the power structure for the mechanical screw jack. The result obtained allowed us to make up a study about the dimension optimization of the structure in order to redesign the mechanical screw jack. Thus, the material, man and machine resources used could be reduced without more than the limits of the most suitable conflicts. The actual condition effect on jack was evaluated by response optimization study. It is observed that for optimal results, 5% of mass reduction of the mechanical screw jack was obtained.

Awards

Best Engineering Student SAM-UTH Global Award 2014
Winner Best Engineering Student SAM-UTH Global Award Grade by SAM Global Foundation on 23rd March 2014 at VIT University, Vellore.

Best Student Award ISTE 2013
Best Student Award (Gujarat Section 2013) Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) . ISTE was founded in the year 1967 with a mission to advance for the cause of education in general and all its function which pertain to engineering and allied branches of engineering and technology, architecture and town planning, pharmacy, management, process of teaching and learning, research, extension services and public relations in particular.

BEST ASME NEW STUDENT SECTION Award 2013
GCET ASME Student Section won BEST NEW STUDENT SECTION Award at ASME INDIA SPDC 2013 held at K.L. University, Vijayawada under my leadership as chairperson.

Runner-up in OGOP 2014
Runner-up in ASME ASIA-PACIFIC Zone for Old Guard Oral Presentation(OGOP) at ASME SPDC ASIA-PACIFIC 2014 at BITS Pilani, INDIA.