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Alexandre Felipe MEDINA CORRÊA 103a Parramatta Road, Annandale New South Wales, Australia, NSW2038 Mobile: +61 420 699 919

Academic Qualifications 08/2012 – date

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering – Study Abroad Program School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Scholarship Science without Borders Science without Borders Program Student within the University of Sydney, CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brazilian Federal Government - Brasília, DF, Brazil. Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering Third Year, School of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.

07/2012 – date

08/2010 – date

Academic Employment 08/2012 – date

08/2011 – 06/2012

04/2011 – 06/2012

Research Assistant to Dr. S. Cochard Flow Analysis around High Speed Trains School of Civil Engineering; The University of Sydney Responsibilities  Design two trains following each other in a convoy configuration;  Study mesh generation to optimize computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation for Ansys® CFX®;  Simulate turbulent flows using Ansys® CFX® Toolbox;  Study the results from CFD and also compare with measurements from Tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) experiments. Achievements  Validation of experiment procedure and optimization of mesh generation;  Sharpened skills with CFD and Ansys® CFX® Toolbox;  Design of a data analysis routine using MATLAB® GUI. Research Assistant to Dr. O. Almeida Design and Construction of a Low Cost Wind Power Generator School of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlandia Responsibilities  Research about history and types of windmills and recent Wind Power Generators;  Preparation of material containing information about the history, operation and types of wind turbines and also its applications; Achievements  Knowledge about energy generation through wind and operation of wind generators. Research Assistant to Dr. F.J. Souza Design and Construction of a Rubber-Powered Ornithopter School of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlandia Responsibilities  Study the flapping wings mechanism and design of air frame and elastic energy transmission mechanism. Achievements  Learning in CATIA® and Solid Works® CAD software;  Design of a flapping wings simulator in MATLAB®.

Academic Activities Organizer of the School of Mechanical Engineering Week (SEMEC UFU – 2011, 2012)  Worked as Director of Marketing and Outreach;  Contact companies for possible sponsorship of the event;  Organize implementation of short courses, technical visits and papers presentation.

Language Skills   

Portuguese (Mother Language); English (Advanced Level; 7.0 IELTS score); French (Beginner Level).

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