Motwani - CAE - Keego Harbor, MI, USA

Manohar Motwani

Keego Harbor, MI, USA





Work History

CAE Support Specialist, MBD

Chrysler Group, LLC

May 2012 - July 2013

IT Support of CAE for MBD Analysis using ADAMS, CarSim, AMESIM and MotionView.

Senior CAE Engineer for NVH and Durability

Honda Engineering

January 2012 - May 2012

Virtual simulation of NVH function of automotive components and assemblies for body and chassis.

Senior CAE Analyst - Non Linear Analysis


April 2011 - December 2011

Simulation & analysis of Nuclear fuel storage for Navy/DOE project using Abaqus and CAE for linear and and non-linear analysis.

Senior CAE Specialist

General Dynamics

August 2010 - January 2011

Simulation and analysis of linear and non-linear statics and dynamics structural analysis of tanks & components.

CAE Specialist


October 2009 - March 2010

Simulation, analysis and optimization of amphibious vehicles for NVH using linear and non-linear methods.

CAE Senior Engineer


June 2008 - February 2009

Developed hybrid vehicles w/CAE for NVH and durability of using Nastran, ANSA, Abaqus, MScFatigue, RADIOSS, Hyperstudy, and Hyperworks for body and chassis integration.

CAE Lead Engineer


January 2008 - June 2008

Developed CAE complete vehicle models for NVH, impact and durability using Nastran, iSight, LS Dyna, Hyperstudy, Hypermesh, Ansa, Ncode, Primer.

CAE Engineer

Altair/ Drivesol

July 2007 - December 2007

Developed brake and accel. Pedals for structural durability, impact and NVH using Nastran, Abaqus LSDyna, and Hyperworks.

Systems Engineer


July 2005 - December 2006

Analyzed Construction Equipment structures of body and chassis for durability and NVH analysis using reliability, DFSS and optimization tools. Software used Nastran, Abaqus, Hyperstudy, Hypermesh, Nessus, FESAFE and iSight..


Tier 2 Automotive Suppliers

Up to June 2005

Assisted Tier 2 automotive suppliers to locate low cost quality suppliers in India to reduce manufacturing costs by 50-70%.

Staff Engineer

Initiated new projects with QRD group to plan & resolve high warranty issues e.g. seats (foam and heater wires), steering noises, and weather strips, in early phases using CAE tools.

Staff Research Engineer

* Managed Global CAE Work share for Chinese and Indian Offshore Suppliers for CAE projects.
* Planned and certified tier one weather strip suppliers for CAE Certification for GM seal business using CAE tools such as Abaqus and Marc.

Staff Engineer

* Developed theory & application of robust design & DFSS methodologies for early.
* Conducted System level integration for body and chassis using DFSS and DOE methods and CAE tools such as Abaqus, Nastran and ADAMS.
* Developed Robust Engineering methods to determine settings of critical parameters for low closing effort, glass guidance and good fit of doors, hatches and deck lids.
* Used CAE tools (Abaqus, ADAMS, Dyna, MScNastran and Nessus) to minimize variation in paint oven distortion of closures in doors & hoods.
* Completed robust design of shock absorber for durability and performance.
* Used (ADAMS and DOE) to design of sliding door to reduce operating efforts.
* Redesigned window latch geometry (Abaqus and ADAMS) to minimize effort.
* Successfully applied Taguchi method to predict road load management (w/ ADAMS)

Staff Research Engineer

Analysis Technology

July 1986 - June 1991

* Directed the development of fatigue life and crack propagation program
* Developed durability load prediction methods with ADAMS models.

Lead Engineer


Lead technical process development for robust design.

Lead Engineer, Advanced Chassis Analysis

From July 1985

* Directed group of 10 engineers for static and dynamic analysis.
* Evaluated and implemented 3D shape optimization program

Qualifications & Certifications

Wayne State Universirty, Detroit, MI


Wayne State University

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