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Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF

Employed, Doctoral candidate, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF

Freiburg in Breisgau, Germany

Professional experience for Akash Nair

  • Current , since Feb 2020

    Doctoral candidate

    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF

  • 3 months, May 2019 - Jul 2019

    Scientific Researcher

    Darmstadt University of Technology

    • Using thin-film vacuum technology to produce novel magnetic / ferroelectric material for memory or sensor applications. • Writing the results of the project for journal publication.

  • 5 months, May 2017 - Sep 2017

    Process Engineer

    Robert Bosch GmbH, Diesel Systems

    1) Failure analysis of scraps and improvements in scrap-identification of piezo-actuator production> Performed statistical analysis to sort various types of scrap parts identified> Used Shanin analysis to identify root cause of the problem and proposed changes 2) Perform trials for higher yield and lowering of costs in the sintering process. > Used different sintering set-up designs and carried out trails to identify the sintering parameters that yielded higher throughput

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jan 2015 - Mar 2016

    Application Engineer

    Carborundum Universal

    Responsibility: Developing business applications in coordination with sales team, customers and Research and Development> Established two new applications for fine grained ceramic grains in areas of technical ceramics and abrasives leading to 12 percent increase in revenue for the product line> Provided technical advice on product and process optimization for over 50 customers, globally, with support from RnD and sales team.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 2013 - Dec 2014

    Process Engineer

    Carborundum Universal

    Responsibility: Develop new product variants and optimize process parameters Fulfilled: • Process and Operations Improvement at the heat treatment plant for Specialty Alumina powders, including overseeing of production capacity increase from 5 ton / month to 30 tons / month in a period of six months • Product development of ceramic fibers for high temp refractory applications and ceramic coatings

Educational background for Akash Nair

  • Current , since Apr 2016

    Materials Science

    Darmstadt University of Technology

    Thin-films, semi-conductors, vacuum technology, functional materials, solid-state synthesis

  • 3 years and 11 months, Jul 2009 - May 2013

    Materials engineering

    National Institute of Technology Karnataka

    Material characterization, Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Crystallography, Metallurgy

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