Mihai Pruna’s Resume

 
Mihai Pruna
CAE Software Developer and Consultant
(978) 992-7689
Greater Boston Area
Programming Languages
C#

Over a decade of experience

C / C++

Five years of experience

Visual Basic & VBA

Ten years of experience

Javascript

Four years of experience

PHP

Two years of experience

APIs
AutoCAD

Over six years of experience

Tekla

Over three years of experience

SolidWorks

Over four years of experience

Catia (V5 & V6)

Over four years of experience

Revit

Over four years of experience

Unigraphics NX

One year of experience

Frameworks & SDKs
WPF

Three years of experience

QT

Two years of experience

Unity3D

Three years of experience

Three.js

Three years of experience

Autodesk Forge

One year of experience

Mihai Pruna is an experienced independent Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software developer. Mihai Pruna is developing new Engineering software to push the cutting edge in the fields of simulation, computational parametric design, and automatic optimization. As a consultant, Mihai Pruna can help you get the most out of your CAE software!

Work Experience
Software Developer
Programmatic Modeling Consultants LLC2014-present

Developing software for clients in Computer Aided Engineering fields:

  • Developed manufacturing, CAD design and FEA analysis software.
  • Developed CAD/BIM interoperability software.
  • Developed training materials for software development and introductory CAD.
  • Developed project management software.
  • Developed CFD visualization apps.


Adjunct Professor
Southern New Hampshire University2014-2015

Taught graduate courses in Computer Simulation and Modeling

Software Engineer
CADNexus, Inc2012-2013
  • Developed parametric and iterative CAD automation software based on the CAPRI middleware.
  • Developed software that simplifies OpenFOAM® CFD case generation, launching and post processing.
  • Developed cloud based distributed simulation solutions using CAPRI for unified CAD access, Amazon Cloud for hosting, PHP and MySQL for scalability management and usage tracking.
  • Created pre-sales marketing materials such as web pages, presentations and videos.
  •  Wrote and reviewed papers on the Engineering design-simulation-optimization cycle.
Integration Engineer / Applications Developer
Thornton Tomasetti Inc2007-2009 / 2010-2012
  • Developed add-on applications for CAD software packages such as AutoCAD and Revit in C# and Visual Basic under Microsoft .NET.
  • Automated Engineering spreadsheets, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and Word Documents through Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros.
  • Automated the generation of structural and CAD models in CATIA using VBA and computational geometry techniques.
  • Integrated between various CAD, fabrication and structural modeling software packages by developing custom translator programs.
  • Programmatically data-mined static and dynamic structural analysis results from text and binary files.
  • Developed .NET applications to transfer data between databases using Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Evaluated CFD software packages for potential use in the AEC industry.
Education
Graduate Certificate in Computational Fluid Dynamics
Iowa State University2013-2015
  • Reviewed and presented papers in Multi-Phase Flow.
  • Wrote numerical methods codes.
  • Developed boiling simulation software based on Microsoft Excel and OpenFOAM.
Master of Aerospace Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University2003-2004

Areas of Concentration: Aerodynamics and Propulsion


Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Summa Cum Laude
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University1999-2003
  • Tested airfoils and aircraft models in wind tunnels in the Experimental Aerodynamics Lab course.
  • Tested various specimens for yield, failure, cracks and hardness in the Materials and Structures & Instrumentation labs.
  • Participated in the preliminary design of a light aircraft and lead a team designing the fuselage of a business jet, using Catia for design and FEA.
High School Diploma
Colegiul National Cantemir Voda1995-1999

Computer Science focused program with four hours of programming theory and four hours of computer lab work every week.


Certificates
Publications
Media Mentions