Research Engineer Resume Samples

Research Engineers are involved in gathering information, samples, and data as a way to test them and get best materials to use for an application. The Research Engineer Resume emphasizes on duties such as – analyzing processes, conducting experiments, evaluating materials, determining the most durable resource, monitoring reactions, using a huge range of tools to stimulate design performance, preparing cost estimates, building prototypes, ensuring final product meets the needs of the project, and assisting in publication of papers and applications.

Research Engineers should have at least a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in relevant subjects. The job description listing request outstanding writing skills and supervisory skills. These engineers are also supposed to be innovative, creative and have the ability to complete appropriate research documentation. Research Engineers should also have up-to-date knowledge of current research techniques and methodologies.

Research Engineer Resume

Objective : Research Engineer with DoD security clearance and experience in manufacturing, applied research, and product development aimed at optimizing and enhancing material selection and performance for processing applications. Broad knowledge of polymer chemistry, corrosion principles, nonwoven and woven fiber-reinforced composites for design and manufacturing, textile processing, adhesives and surface treatments, electromagnetics and optics.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MatLab, C++, SAP, SAS JMP Statistical Software.

Description :

    1. Prepared presentations and extensive technical reports to document results.
    2. Designed, developed, and qualified a new gap filler adhesive to eliminate the occurrence of cracking when exposed to low temperatures by implementing a more elastic resin system, while maintaining required transition temperatures, strength and durability, and conductivity characteristics.
    3. Utilized leveling aids, low foaming agents, and surfactants for this study.
    4. Studied the corrosion impact of temporary protective coatings on bare and chemically filmed metals by utilizing microscopy to identify pitting, selective localized attack or accretions, and hydrogen embrittlement as a result of environmental or fluid exposures.
    5. Worked closely with Customers and Suppliers to enhance quality control processes in PC and PMMA canopy transparency manufacturing and introduced cost and process improvement studies to enhance field film repairs.
    6. Fabricated BMI/epoxy composite parts by performing layups and vacuum bag methods, operating autoclaves, utilizing non-destructive inspection methods for quality assurance.
    7. Demonstrated the separation between failed systems and good systems using matlab.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Sr. Research Engineer Resume

Summary : Recent graduate with EIT certification skilled in project management, general-purpose programming, machine learning solutions, and geospatial analytics with over five years of experience using ESRI's ArcGIS suite.

Skills : Solidworks, ANSYS Data Acquisition Systems, CATIA V5 COMSOL Reverse Engineering Pro/Engineer MATLAB Microsoft Office Unigraphics NX 7.5

Description :

    1. Managed all phases of the design such as conceptualization, design and development of aircraft wing component packaging layouts, mechanical structural mounts and fixtures, using Solidworks based on both written and verbal technical specifications.
    2. Conceptualize and Designing of aircraft wing prototype using Solidworks Software Incorporated Customer requirement/Technical Specification into design.
    3. Integrated Shape Memory Alloy Actuator into wing for optimization of wing performance while replacing hydraulic/pneumatic actuators.
    4. Concept of Shape Memory Actuator Strut Designed and Developed for Aircraft Wing Actuator (Electro-mechanical Actuator), Packaging of Shape memory alloy, spring, Sliding Cylinders.
    5. Prototype of aircraft wing has been manufactured, Wing spars and ribs and skin manufactured using polypropylene plastic material using CNC Milling machines and cutting, Grinding Manufacturing processes.
    6. Hands on experience of Assembly of Aircraft wing prototype using drilling machine, and various hand tools.
    7. Carried out mechanical inspection on parts, sub-assemblies aircraft wing with mechanical measuring Instruments.
    8. Ensured quality of manufactured parts & components of aircraft wing prototype for up to the mark & in the tolerance limit.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Business


Jr. Research Engineer Resume

Summary : 7+ years Computational Fluid Dynamics research expertise Specialized in parallel computing, numerical analysis, numerical simulation and data processing Excellent problem-solving skills.

Skills : C++, IDL, MATLAB, Mathcad, Autodesk Inventor, SIMDIS, STK, PSpice, Spectrometer Operation, Accelerator Operation, Logger pro devices, Video Point.

Description :

    1. Scaled the production of materials by altering precursor formulation, modifying pre/post processing methods, and acquiring parametric data to tune synthesis parameters to meet process quantity and quality goals.
    2. Achieved product and process design quality goals using statistical methods to meet material composition, purity, micro-structure, and physical property specification requirements.
    3. Conducted project development in five lab spaces, including: materials processing, synthesis, surface analysis, microscopy characterization, and electrochemical characterization lab.
    4. Tested and confirmed materials properties using powder X-Ray diffraction, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Brunaeur-Emmett-Teller Analysis, Thermal Gravimetric Analysis, and Electrochemical Characterization techniques.
    5. Collaborated with four research groups and provided subject matter expertise related to materials formulation to meet project deliverables.
    6. Provided materials characterization to support project initiatives within teams of 10 people.
    7. Reported out finding and metrics to upper management and customers for weekly program review and annual merit review.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Materials Research Engineer Resume

Headline : Interested in any chemical, energy, process, civil, or environmental engineering positions given wide range of work and educational experience.

Skills : Software, Altair Hypermesh, LSDYNA, Design Engineer, Tool Engineer.

Description :

    1. Developed thermo-mechanical work roll cooling models in both analytical and numerical formats for an examination of thermal crowns to improve strip shape and roll life.
    2. Handled various issues concerning mill set up, operations, and overall mill health for both hot and cold mills.
    3. Performed work on various product issues including temper mill and pickle line staining, hot and cold mill edge cracking, buckling, and various flat roll shape defects.
    4. Cost Analysis for Process Improvement Work: o Performed study on the costs of ferritic rolling and its effects on the hot mill and subsequent product leading to a potential savings of one million dollars per month.
    5. Assisted in a study on tubular process improvement for ERW throughput leading to potential savings of $1.5 million dollars.
    6. Development with lean six sigma tools and techniques.
    7. Took multiple courses in mechanical engineering and materials science to improve those skills given the educational background and necessities of the work.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Research Engineer III Resume

Objective : Accomplished high tech professional with extensive background in computers, QuickBooks, and Web applications Expert with personal computers, including Apple Macintosh Excellent analytical, data collection, and research skills Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Skills : High Performance Computing, MATLAB, Mathematica, Numerical Simulation, Linux, Tecplot, AutoCAD, Gambit, ANSYS ICEM CFD, ANSYS FLUENT.

Description :

    1. Performed research and analysis of advanced energy-related technologies and systems for a domestic and international clientele.
    2. Actively assembled and analyzed information to determine the development and commercialization status of advanced technologies.
    3. Evaluated market impact, economic benefits, potential business opportunities, regulatory compliance requirements, and characterization of equipment options.
    4. Authored numerous technical reports and presentations addressing topics such as cogeneration interconnection requirements and regulations, power electronics, fuel cells, alternative fuel vehicles, energy and environmental regulations, HVAC equipment, and natural gas technologies.
    5. Led a team to develop research proposals; many of which were selected by clients for funding, generating significant revenue for the firm.
    6. Acted as Project Manager for several projects.
    7. Direct client contact, understanding client needs, proposal development, project scheduling, budget planning, and personnel management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S. In Electrical Engineering

Graduate Research Engineer Resume

Objective : 4 years of work experience in the Product Design with prime focus on Design, Development, Project Administration, Data Maintenance, Production support and Project Management of Automotive Exterior parts.

Skills : MS Office Suite, MS Visio, MS Access, MS Project, C, PFMEA, SFMEA, DFSS, DFMEA, GD&T, BOM, Camtasia, Video Timer Pro.

Description :

    1. Prepared the Engineering concept document which includes the Hood, Tail gate assembly structure, cost structure and the bench marking of Moving system.
    2. Involved in the Vehicle development process of Hood, Tailgate, Fuel filler Door parts starting from the design stages to the start of production stage by using CATIA V5 modules in design and detailing.
    3. Created the master sections from styling skin input data and created rough (3D) solid with it.
    4. Prepared the Requirement, Part and Installation drawings (2D) for the Hood, Tailgate, and Fuel filler Door.
    5. Performed the maintenance of the part, assembly, drawing files of moving parts according to their BOM structure in Windchill 9.1(PLM).
    6. Worked in assembly plant and continuously gave the production support and dealt with proto/field issues that are raised during the proto and master car stages in plant.
    7. Periodically interacted with the supplier during the design, proto and field issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Research Engineer II Resume

Objective : Research engineering lead with a passion for enabling individuals to reach their maximum potential to deliver quality products and services to the customer.

Skills : Java, Android, Javascript, Spring, RESTful, JSON, C++, C#, IOS, Scala, XML, Web Services, Ajax, Play Framework, HTML.

Description :

    1. System architect and technical lead on several software development projects.
    2. Interfaced directly with the customer in many instances to identify requirements, collaboratively develop a solution, and review progress.
    3. Played a critical role in the growth of the business areas from 1 to 6 people.
    4. Designed and developed an architecture for integration of legacy design and analysis tools, the definition of design and analysis process, and the automation of design and analysis workflow.
    5. Led a team of five developers, including myself, in maintenance and enhancement of the software.
    6. System architect for a system supporting the design, analysis and operations research of Advanced Marine Vehicles.
    7. Developed a client-side web-enabled interface to design tools and processes integrated as web services.
    8. Developed an integrated simulation based design environment (ISBDE) for the design of UUVs and undersea weapons.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Design

Research Engineer I Resume

Summary : Research Engineer position within an organization that can fully utilize skills to achieve their business needs and objectives.

Skills : MS Office, Sap, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Technical expertise in modelling, Design and development of the BIW structure and sheet metal components of Hyundai passenger vehicles.
    2. Worked in preparation of Design documentation, Source request, CCS (Cost calculation system).
    3. STL is process of obtaining raw cloud data from clay/wooden models and then generating the 3D data for the design process.
    4. Worked extensively on the creation of outer skin body from the STL data, and obtaining sections for the development of car design.
    5. Design of components considering parting lines, welding, sealer application while ensuring tooling condition, component manufacturability process, Ergonomics, Engineering feasibility.
    6. Designed and developed 2D and 3D drawings and specifications necessary to support the development of new products and modification of existing products.
    7. Worked in several projects from concept stage to proto stage and designed Side structure, Combi lamp Hsg, Centre floor, Rear floor, Roof, Cowl, Dash, Fender apron assemblies using CATIA V5 (GSD).
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Research Engineer Intern Resume

Headline : Creative engineering problem-solver with extensive project experience from concept to development. Strong connection between mechanical engineering theory and practical application and analysis, along with significant hands-on experience. Self-motivated and enthusiastic, with some leadership experience.

Skills : Autodesk Inventor, Microsoft Office, MTS Testing Software.

Description :

    1. Devised in-situ light-contact thermal expansion measurement for Nb3Sn during reaction heat treatment.
    2. Assisted development of novel thermal contraction and elastic modulus measurements of ITER CS coil pack modules.
    3. Custom setup and tuning configurations of mechanical test machines and software is routine for various tests - Stress analysis, design, drafting, and fabrication of load frames, fixturing, and other various parts is often required for new tests and instrumentation.
    4. Designed new ITER barrel probe with thermal-electrical concerns and constraints.
    5. Designed low mass, high-stress wedge grips for more helium-efficient 4 K reverse-cycle fatigue testing.
    6. Currently implementing custom automated liquid helium refill system for long-duration 4 K fatigue tests.
    7. Designed and built custom low spring force extensometers - currently beginning production.
    8. Designed new high strength, low thermal conductivity load frame for more helium-efficient 4 K testing on mechanical test machines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Mechanical Engineering

Research Engineer/Technician Resume

Headline : 4 years' experience as Research Engineer. Worked on various upcoming and patented technology. Designed and developed the PADIM (Pulsed Arc Discharge Integrated Module) for instant starting of Diesel Engines under extremely cold weather conditions.

Skills : Process Design Software: ASPEN, UNISIM, ProMax, Programming:.

Description :

    1. Conducted research towards the development of new lightweight materials, polymers and coatings.
    2. Closely worked with coating suppliers to find new applications for advanced coatings in the automotive industry.
    3. Assisted Manufacturing Engineering toward launching new coating systems into production.
    4. Assisted GM Manufacturing paint shops with various paint application issues and quality control testing.
    5. Key member of a team successfully developed electrolytic coloring anodized coating for aluminum alloys.
    6. Investigated the effect of alloy types, coloring voltage, composition, pH of the coloring bath on quality of finished anodized hard coatings.
    7. Developed a physics-based computer simulation tool to predict E-coat film build.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S. In Polymers

Lead Research Engineer Resume

Summary : Conscientious and organized individual with exceptional time management ability. Personable team player with superior communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : IOS, Android, JavaScript, HTML, XML, Ruby on Rails, Java, Swift, C, MATLAB, Oracle, Derby, SWL, MongoDB, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Managed and delivered projects for DOD, DOE and commercial funded projects worth over $10 million in a 2-year period.
    2. Developed an innovative system for the screening industry with revolutionary miniaturized motor (PZT motor) and reduced system weight by 30% and energy consumption by over 80%.
    3. Established data storage structure to streamline engineering data search, documentation and management.
    4. Designed and developed engine mount for NavAir E-2C aircraft and Apache helicopter to reduce shock and vibration transmission to critical components and improve performance.
    5. Designed a screening system to improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption for the Oil & Gas industry and food processing industry.
    6. Managed R&D department functions in support of company goals.
    7. Planned and executed government and commercial projects.
    8. Developed solutions for a wide range of projects and conduct simulation (FEA) and lab-based analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MBA

Research Engineer Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in an engineering field in an aerospace and/or a research organization. Working in various teams and fields enables me to adapt quickly in any position.

Skills : Proficient in: MATLAB/Simulink/xPC, SolidWorks, printed.

Description :

    1. Developed a mathematical model for an open-cell foam pad used in a combat helmet.
    2. Studied the dynamic interaction between the head and helmet when subjected to a wide range of impacts (blast, shock, drop, projectiles).
    3. Results will be used to develop models that can accurately predict the head response when the helmet acceleration is known.
    4. Developed a micromechanics model of brain cells.
    5. Utilized to understand how tissue-level macroscopic stresses and strains translate to localized strain on the cellular level.
    6. Developed a working algorithm to reconstruct the 3D kinematic motion (trajectory and orientation) of a human dummy in space when subjected to impacts based on the 6 degree-of-freedom sensor readings.
    7. Developed a working algorithm and a device to quickly capture 3D clay dent geometry using a stereo image technique.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Mechanical Engineering