Magali S

Thermal / Mechanical Engineer

Somerville, Massachusetts

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Magali SPINETTA
THERMAL ENGINEER
Work permit (EAD, 5 years, renewable)
ph--... / email : ...@yahoo.fr

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Strong Knowledge of Heat Transfers / Thermal analysis : Modeling, Thermal Design, Simulations.
Highly experienced with conducting tests, performing engineering calculations and writing technical documentations.
Familiar with Finite Elements Analysis (FEA) and Finite Difference Analysis (FDA) / CAD experience.
Languages : French (native speaker) / English (TOEFL, 95 / 120).

EXPERIENCE
Thermal Engineer Cambridge (USA) – Fev 2015 - Current
Consultant for NK Labs LLC : Thermal analysis on a modular smartphone (Project ARA, google phone).
• Thermal studies on different modules inserted into metal endoskeletal frame.

AKKA, Lead Thermal Engineer Toulouse & Cannes (France) – March - Oct 2012 & Jan 2013
Project Manager on a scientific satellite program (Sub-contractor for THALES ALENIA SPACE)
• Interface with customers on the program / Participate as a presenter in technical and program reviews.
• Ensure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned project.
Preliminary design and thermal analysis of a helicopter primary gearbox.
Thermal vacuum tests on telecommunications satellites. (eight-hour shifts work) ( (Sub-contractor for AIRBUS D&S)

ALTRAN, Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineer Toulouse (France) – Sept 2008 - August 2011
In charge of thermal analysis on aircraft subsystems (A350 program). Used thermal software : IDEAS (aircraft design system) and TMG (thermal analysis tool).(Sub-contractor for AIRBUS.)
• PRA studies (Particular Risks Analysis) : Modeling and thermal analysis of different subsystems to estimate local risks on aircraft structures and surrounding equipment.
In charge of thermal analysis of observation and telecommunications satellites. Use of thermal software : THERMICA (spacecraft design system) and ESATAN.(Sub-contractor for AIRBUS D&S).
• Complete thermal study of a telecommunication satellite (definition of design and thermal analysis on several systems and subsystems from preliminary phase to launch phase).
• Preliminary study of observation satellite (in partnership with ESA).
• Thermal vacuum tests on telecommunications and observation satellites. (eight-hour shifts work)

ASSYSTEM, Aerospace Engineer Toulouse and Cannes (France) - July 2006 – August 2008
In charge of thermal analysis on multiple telecommunications satellite subsystems. Use of thermal software : THERMICA (spacecraft design system) and ESATAN (Sub-contractor for THALES ALENIA SPACE).
• Preliminary design and thermal analysis of antenna subsystems, Thermal control design improvement and validation.
Modeling and thermal analysis of various telecommunications satellites. Use of THALES ALENIA SPACE thermal analysis tools.
• Assisted with design, development and implementation of thermal control related to spacecraft systems and subsystems.
• Involved in thermal vacuum tests. Correlated computed analysis with the results gathered during tests.

EDUCATION
--... : : Polytech’ Marseille, Graduated Engineer, Master in Mechanical and Power Engineering (Minor in heat tranfers and thermal systems), Marseille (France).
--... : Preparatory classes of major French Schools : Math-sup (PCSI) and Math-spé (PSI*) at Valbonne (France).

COMPUTER SKILLS
Windows, UNIX, LINUX, Pack Office / Accounting Software : Quickbooks Pro 2013
Programming languages : FORTRAN 77
Thermal software : THERMICA, ESARAD, ESATAN, IDEAS – TMG, ThermXL, DYNAWORKS.
CAD Software : CATIA V4, Solidworks (notions)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS
March 2013 - Sept 2014 : Work on a startup project (online crowdfunding platform), Associate. Accounting and administrative services, involved in the business plan redaction and website designing and development.
Interests : Piano, Swimming , Volley Ball, Do-It-Yourself, Boat license // First Aid Training.
Association : Society of Women Engineers (SWE, Boston).


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