Position: Mechanical / Methodology Engineer
BS Aerospace Engineering, Minor, Physics, Boston University
MSME/Mechatronics, Western New England University
Design Automation Associates (8 years)
As a Mechanical/Methodology Engineer Dan designed and analyzed the battery housings for NASA's Orion spacecraft to optimize weight and meet very demanding survival requirements. He created the process and associated process sheets for a variety of ball bearing used in the aerospace industry, including balls, races and bodies. He developed code to accurately predict spring rates in Senior Aerospace bellows systems used in fighter aircraft. Dan helped reduce lead time from six weeks to two days on new product development for Proctor & Gamble. He also analyzed a wide array of tools used by Pratt & Whitney on the F-22 and F-35 and prepared the associated drafting prints. Dan is an integral part of developing new code to automate train signaling for General Electric. He evaluated Dresser-Rand steam turbine cases for a variety of loadings.