Md. Nishan Parvez 
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student

Education                                               
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio    [Fall 2018 - ]
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Mehdi B. Zanjani

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh    [2013 – 2017]
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
Supervisor: Dr. Seikh Reaz Ahmed


Publications                                          
1. Superstructures of Multielement Colloidal Molecules: Efficient Pathways to Construct Reconfigurable Photonic and Phononic Crystals, Kiumars Aryana, James B. Stahley, Nishan Parvez, Kristin Kim, Mehdi B. Zanjani, Advanced Theory and Simulations, 2018. [link]

Awards & Scholarships                    
– Deans List, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, BUET    [2013]
– University Stipend, BUET    [2014]
– Education Board Scholarship (for SSC & HSC)    [2011 – 2012 & 2012 – 2016]
– Junior School Scholarship    [2008 – 2009]
– Grameen Bank Education Scholarship    [2006 – 2009]

Work Experiences                              
Research Experience
– Graduate Research Student, Dept. of Mech. and Manf. Eng., Miami University, Oxford.    [Fall 2018 - Present

 – Undergraduate Research Student, Mechanical Eng Dept, BUET, Bangladesh.    [2016 – 2017]
    Developed easy-to-use finite difference based efficient algorithm to be used in MATLAB to analyze subset of elasticity based engineering problems.

 – Collaborative Research    [2014 – 2016]
    Worked under Bibekanada Datta (WSU graduate student) during junior years.

Mentoring Experience
– Undergraduate Research Mentor for Pranto R. Sarkar & Rakib Islam   [2017 – 2018]

– High School Student Tutor    [2014 – 2017]
   Tutored several students (11th and 12th grade) for Advanced Physics and Mathematics.

Industrial Experience
 Industrial Trainee at Haripur 360 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant    [Feb 2017]
   Hands on experience on maintenance and operation of heavy machines of the combined cycle power plant.

Projects                                                  
Junior Design Project: Design and prototyping of two wheeled self balancing robot.    [2015]
Hobby Project: Arduino based digital dimension measurement system for industrial application.    [2015]
Computer Projects: Planetary trajectory generation under laws of classical mechanics.    [2013]

Skills                                                         
Software Expertise:
– Operating Systems: Windows, Linux (comfortable with bash)
– Programming Languages: C/C++, Python
– Scientific Computing Environments: MATLAB, SciPy
– Simulation Tools: LAMMPS, ANSYS, COMSOL
– Visualization Tool: Ovito, SigmaPlot
– Design and Drafting: SolidWorks, Inkscape
– Documentation and Presentation: Microsoft Office Suite, LaTeX

Technical Expertise:
– Electronics: Atmel AVR programming, Arduino
– Shop Skills: Experienced in fabrication of machine parts in conventional processes.

Last Updated: March 2019. For additional information, please contact me.