Position: Mechanical / Methodology Engineer
BSME, Brigham Young University
Design Automation Associates (2016)
As a Mechanical/Methodology Engineer Rick is currently designing and creating NX customization software for Siemens Energy. He specializes in automation, optimization, and design methodologies particularly with regard to the design of gas turbines.
Pratt & Whitney (3 years)
As a Design Engineer with Pratt & Whitney, Rick worked in Siemens NX creating assembly models with training and experience in CAD automation and programming. His focus was on designing next-generation jet engines with multi-disciplinary teams by creating tools, methods and documentation to improve engineering practice and efficiency. His most recent project was designing and automating the tools for integrated blade rotors, modeling in Siemens NX. He helped design and build a tool that has shortened the lead time for airfoil design using DFV and emulation techniques.