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Alok Deshpande

Lead Engineer - CFD at Whirlpool Corporation

12.5

Years of Experience

Education

bits pilani, amravati university, saraswati bhuvan education society aurangabad

Companies

whirlpool, whirlpool, whirlpool, greaves cotton, ensight by cei software, wipro, s v national institute of technology surat

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Experience

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    2021 - Present

    whirlpool

    Lead Engineer - Simulation Based Design

    - Thermal and fluid science expert for Whirlpool Global Technology and Engineering Center in all product categories - Lead combustion simulation practice, test facility development, and external research (combustion) tie-ups to support burner development - Developed 3D thermal system performance models for cooking ranges - Mentor engineers in CFD and Six Sigma certification projects

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    2019 - 2021

    whirlpool

    Sr CAE Specialist

    - Delivered US$ 800k annual cost-savings in gas technology - Delivered subject matter training sessions on atmospheric gas burners - Developed a 3D thermal system performance model for Wall Ovens

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    2017 - 2019

    whirlpool

    Global Project Engineer

    - Started Combustion CFD sub-group at Whirlpool Global Technology and Engineering Center (GTEC) India. - Designed test and CFD methods for the quantification of primary aeration, CO, and CO2 for cooking burners - Delivered a quick and directional CFD approach to predict flame stability and flammability, implemented in burner development projects resulting in US$ 1.2 million annual cost-benefit, reduced burner development cycle time by 40%

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    2015 - 2017

    greaves cotton

    Manager - R&D

    Started 3D CFD activity in Greaves Cotton Ltd. Provided a cost-effective (no-cost!) solution for CFD projects using AcuSolve. Documented the best practices to reduce the person-dependency. - Developed and tuned 1D sub-system level models in GT-Power for 4 single-cylinder (diesel, CNG; air-cooled, water-cooled) and 1 three-cylinder (diesel; water-cooled) engines - Established a 3D-CFD practice, modeled swirl in CFD for diesel engine intake port with 90%+ accuracy, saved US$4000 per test for prototyping and testing - Virtually validated ports, manifolds, cooling system, cylinder head and exhaust after-treatment components, avoided annual costs of US$ 135,000+ in CAE outsourcing - Set up 1D-3D co-simulation workflows and wrote best-practice guides

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    2013 - 2015

    ensight by cei software

    Application Engineer

    Initiated CONVERGE CFD - applications and support activities in CEI India (now a subsidiary of ANSYS Inc). IC engine combustion projects: - 3D IC engine combustion and pollutant formation simulations using detailed/simplified chemistry models - Establish best practices for mesh generation strategies for IC engine cases (Adaptive Mesh Refinement) to reduce grid-dependency - Predict effects of variation in EGR, geometry, nozzle parameters; on performance and emissions Non-combustion CFD projects: - IC engine cold flow analysis (swirl/tumble) - EGR mixing, Intake/Exhaust manifold optimization - Conjugate Heat Transfer, multi-phase flows etc. Technical Support: - Work closely with customers for troubleshooting in CONVERGE CFD and EnSight (post-processing) - Onsite support/user training sessions for CONVERGE CFD and EnSight - Support clients in CONVERGE-GT Power coupling - Write Shell/Batch scripts for software installation, batch submission of CFD jobs, etc.

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    2010 - 2011

    wipro

    Project Engineer

    - Worked as a Project Engineer

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    2009 - 2010

    s v national institute of technology surat

    Research Fellow

    - Research Assistant on project titled, “Dispersion of radionuclides in aquatic environment”

Experience

30 Skills

ANSYS

AutoCAD

C

CAE

CFD

Combustion

Combustion Analysis

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

CONVERGE CFD

Design

Ensight

Fluid Dynamics

Fluid Mechanics

Fortran

GT-Power

Heat Transfer

Interpersonal Skills

Leadership

Linux

Matlab

Modeling

Numerical Analysis

Research

Research Scientist

Senior Software Engineer

Simulations

Six Sigma

test

testing

Thermodynamics

Education

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    2011 - 2013

    bits pilani

    Master of Engineering - MEng

    Mechanical Engineering

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    2005 - 2009

    amravati university

    Bachelor of Engineering - BE

    Mechanical Engineering

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    1994 - 2005

    saraswati bhuvan education society aurangabad

    High School

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