Hi! I'm Parth Patel.

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Student

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Snow/Ice Melting System

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Maze Solving Robot

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Arduino - Smart Home

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Box Flipper

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FIRST Robotics

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Cupholder with Wireless Charger

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PCA Pump

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Ontario Power Generation
Pickering, ON | May 2018 - August 2019
Mechanical Engineering Intern
  • Developed an Excel Macro which automatically finds meeting deliverables and informed the responsible engineer; 90% faster than the older method which required manual searching and sending emails individually
  • Designed a custom mounting bracket and radiation shield using 3D CAD (OnShape) and wrote the technical specification sheet used to procure the parts from external vendors
  • Coordinated with suppliers to find replacements for obsolete parts and provided engineering approval after analyzing critical characteristics between the parts to verify there was no impact to existing equipment or operating conditions
  • Revised engineering drawings, updated bill of materials, and wrote installation instructions to replace equipment in the field in accordance with applicable codes and standards
Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, ON | September 2017 - April 2018
3D Printer Design Assistant
  • Increased daily printing capacity by 5% faster by revising existing scheduling method
  • Saved Durham College over $2000 in equipment cost by designing 3D printable models of PCA pumps to replace real ones
  • Attained a 10% reduction in print failure rates by reviewing all parts and assemblies in NX, SolidWorks, or Cura for common points of failure before printing and offered effective solutions to the customer
  • Took the initiative to hold weekly tutorials to help students new to 3D printing which directly increased the number of customer orders received
  • In charge of 3D printer maintaince and troubleshooting
Durham District School Board
Oshawa, ON | July 2017 - August 2017
Robotics Instructor
  • Developed a summer robotics course to teach students in grades 1 through 6
  • Made a presentation for the Ministry of Education to showcase what students are doing
Woburn Robotics - Team 188
Scarborough, ON | July 2015 - Present
Mechanical Design and Prototype Mentor (Volunteer)
  • Used SolidWorks for advanced part modeling and complex assemblies with appropriate tolerance to ease manufacturing
  • Focused on Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly throughout the design process
  • Built prototypes using wood, box tubing and sheet metal to test concepts and finalize design
  • Manufactured parts using a CNC machine and assembled the robot within 6 weeks
  • Mentored 50+ students to design and build 10 unique robots to compete in worldwide competitions


Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)

Score: 240/240


For more information about my projects or experience, please download my resume or feel free to get in touch.