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Sonal Kanap

Western Michigan Univ

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Western Michigan Univ


Actively seeking Full time in Mechanical and Automotive industries from April 2019. 3+ yrs. Professional experience. Worked as Applied Mechanics Engineer in Cummins Electronics (R&D).

I am a highly motivated individual, quick acclimatizer with strong leadership and teamwork skills. I am obsessed with autonomous vehicles, electric cars and HEV's.

Core Competencies:
• Embedded controls
• Optimization Techniques
• HEV’s Vehicle Modeling, Control & Simulation, ECU Calibration using CANape, ETAS-INCA
• BLDC, PMSM motors
• CAN Networking, HIL testing, OBD
• Automotive powertrain
• GD&T
• Electrical/Electronics hardware: Camera, LCD, MPPT's, Inverters, Batteries

3-D CAD Skills: CATIA V5, ANSYS Workbench, SolidWorks, Creo, NX, AutoCAD/Inventor, Solid-edge.

Software proficiencies: Matlab, Simulink, Labview, C, C++, CANape, ETAS-INCA, Mathcad, Minitab, Microsoft Office.

I am a graduate student with research in modeling, controls and simulation of Power-split HEV's in Matlab/Simulink environment. I was also engaged in WMU sunseeker team building solar-electric car and developing adept understanding in Li-ion battery packs, battery housing design and analysis, electrical subsystems installation and wiring, CAN networking and vehicle testing. I had interesting tenure at Cummins where I was responsible for designing and analysis of cover plate , PCB's, housing for engine on ANSYS Workbench. I have interned with Mahabal Steels gaining knowledge of various fabrication methods, DFM, GD&T.

Change oriented with complex problem solving ability and work effectively under time and resource restraints.

Robert J. Mion Scholarship holder for sustainable energy and environment, innovative concept.