Angel Ramon Torrado Perez

Angel Ramon Torrado Perez

Mechanical and Materials Sciences Engineer
Location: Lakewood CO
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Ángel Torrado https://www.linkedin.com/pub/ángel-torrado/74/8b2/3a7 Personal Data Address: 6208 W Iowa Pl, Lakewood, CO, 80232 Telephone: 915 929 5331 Email: artorrado@gmail.com Languages English: Fluent Spanish: Native French: High Background & Summary Multidisciplinary engineer experienced in mechanical engineering and with a later formation in materials science. Expertise in product development, validation, verification and quality control including tasks like test designing, execution and evaluation of gears and mechanical transmissions; failure analysis; and teams management and supervision. Broad experience in utilizing, developing and analyzing testing and 3D printing machines. Jovial, motivated and proactive. Easy to work with in a team environment and a great ability to develop research and analysis programs. Strong academic background with a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. Work Experience 2012-2015 PH.D STUDENT RESEARCHER WITH POLYMER EXTRUSION LABORATORY AND W.M. KECK CENTER AT UTEP El Paso, TX · Novel materials development and failure analysis for Additive Manufacturing applications · Materials characterization of plastics · Modification and adaptation of 3D printing machines to the specific research necessities · Second place in the El Paso del Norte Venture competition in entrepreneurship and business creation · Teacher assistant 2008-2012 JOHN DEERE IBERICA Getafe, Spain PRODUCT VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION ENGINEER (40 MONTHS) · "Validation and verification plans, and design of experiments (DOE) development for components and transmissions for agricultural and construction vehicles" · Mechanical testing machines and test design, development, fabrication supervision, start up, diagnosis and test supervision · Management and supervision of technician teams · Multi-worm circle drive gearbox team development and patent coauthor (No. 8,746,362) · Efficiency evaluation and correlation between experimental and theoretical (Glyphworks, Romax) results QUALITY ENGINEER AS SUPPLIER PROCESS ANALYZER (6 MONTHS) · Manufacturing verification and supervision · Development of corrective actions for manufacturing design deviations · Cooperative work with supplier partners in the design of quality control mechanisms to ensure design requirements 2007 - 2008 MASTER'S STUDENT RESEARCHER, ERASMUS MUNDUS PROGRAMME AT LEGI-INPG Grenoble, France · Analysis of coaxial liquid jet behavior for applications in combustion of rocket engines 2002-2008 ETSII-UPM Madrid · Air Intake development (CATIA+FLUENT) Formula SAE Competition like UPM Racing Team Engineer at INSIA · Cibertech Competition: Robotics competition: Design, construction & competition of line follower robots EDUCATION 2012-2015 MATERIALS SCI. & ENGR. DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY AT UTEP El Paso, TX · "Decreasing Anisotropy in Material Extrusion 3D Printing via Materials Development", G.P.A: 4.0 Apr 2008 INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER, SPECIALIZED IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AT ETSII-UPM Madrid, Spain · 5 years degree B.S. + M.Sc. SKILLS · Failure Analysis and materials characterization (DMA, XRD, SEM, EDX, FTIR and surface energy analysis)· Mechanical design with CAD (Pro/Engineer, SolidEdge, SolidWorks, Catia…) and simulation (Ansys, Simulink, MatLab…)· Mechanical testing · Programing · Technical writting and oral presentation · 3D printing · Vast experience in Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint…) and image processing (GIMP, Pixelmator)· Windows, MacOSX, Linux SELECTED PUBLICATIONS Torrado, A. R., Shemelya, C. M., English, J. D., Lin, Y., Wicker, R. B., & Roberson, D. A. (2015). Characterizing the Effect of Additives to ABS on the Mechanical Property Anisotropy of Specimens Fabricated by Material Extrusion 3D Printing. Additive Manufacturing. Torrado, A. R., Roberson, D. A., & Wicker, R. B. (2014). Fracture surface analysis of 3D-printed tensile specimens of novel ABS-based materials. Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, 14(3), 343-353. Rocha, C. R., Torrado Perez, A. R., Roberson, D. A., Shemelya, C. M., MacDonald, E., & Wicker, R. B. (2014). Novel ABS-based binary and ternary polymer blends for material extrusion 3D printing. Journal of Materials Research, 29(17), 1859-1866. Bindl, R. M., Ruiz, F., Torrado, A., Luoma, T. A., & Horstman, N. J. (2014). Multi-worm circle drive gearbox. U.S. Patent No. 8,746,362. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. SELECTED CONFERENCES, SCHOLARSHIPS & HONORS August 2014 25th Solid Freefrom Fabrication Symposium Austin, TX ABS Based Composites and Blends for Application on 3D Extrusion Modeling. May 2014 Graduate Research Award at UTEP El Paso, TX Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering March 2014 Paso del Norte Venture Competition at UTEP El Paso, TX Polivers: A universe of polymers. Second place prize March 2012 John Deere TechConnect LETS Conferences Mannheim, Germany "Circle Drive Crown Gear Life Comparison Test" Jul 2011 John Deere Coretech Conferences Waterloo, IL "Effieciency on Gearboxes & Romax Correlations" 2007 Cibertech Competition at ETSII-UPM Madrid, Spain Robotics competition: Design, construction & competition of line follower robots. 2006 UPM Racing Team Engineer at INSIA Madrid, Spain Air Intake development (CATIA+FLUENT) Formula SAE Competition.

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  • Remote Controlled Vehicles
  • Brewing beer and wine
  • Food
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  • Rock Climbing
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Yoga
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