Chris Wilbur

Senior Design Engineer at Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Location
Panama City, Florida Area
Industry
Defense & Space

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Chris Wilbur's Summary

Completed project to build first of it's kind prototype capable of producing IV fluids in deployed hospitals.

http://www.ara.com/water/FIVR-System-SWFI.html

Looking for new opportunities!

Chris Wilbur's Experience

Senior Design Engineer

Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Defense & Space industry

May 2008Present (6 years 5 months) Panama City, Florida Area

• Responsible for component and system design of field deployable sterile water for injection (SWFI) generator.
• Conduct Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and validation testing for Field Intravenous Fluid Reconstitution (FIVR) System.
• Conducted reactor and heat exchanger thermal analysis and test.
• Conducted depyrogenation testing of bench scale reactor.
• Prototype design and fabrication
• Produce detail product drawings and 3D Design models using SolidWorks
• LabVIEW data acquisition programming

Principal Design Engineer

Westinghouse Electric Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Oil & Energy industry

July 1999May 2008 (8 years 11 months)

Commerical Nuclear Fuel Thermal-Hydrualic Design and Test Engineer

•Engineering support for test laboratory
•Mechanical and hydraulic design of test fixtures using SolidWorks
•Designed and programmed data acquisition systems using LabVIEW™
•Operate test loops controlled by WonderWare / PLC interface
•Developed standard test procedures and provided training for procedures
•Support thermal hydraulic design of fuel assemblies
•Develop understanding of design procedures and codes
•Responsible for fiscal year capital planning and implementation for test laboratory improvement
•Performed Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis of nuclear fuel components and test geometries
•Perform various thermal, hydraulic, mechanical and vibration analysis and tests of fuel components and assemblies

Manager Thermal Hydraulic Design and Laboratory Operations

Westinghouse Electric Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Oil & Energy industry

December 2004May 2006 (1 year 6 months) Columbia, South Carolina Area

•Group manager of 6 engineers and 14 technicians.
•Point of contact for Thermal-Hydraulic Design, Testing and Drafting requests
•Align resources to meet department and customer objectives
•Utilize indirect cost and capital budgets to improve test facilities and develop employees
• Conduct performance reviews for reporting employees
•Implement 6S initiatives in test laboratory

Chris Wilbur's Publications

  • Kinetics of Hydrothermal Inactivation of Endotoxins

    • APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY
    • April 1, 2011
    Authors: Chris Wilbur, Lixiong Li, Kathryn Mintz

    A kinetic model was established for the inactivation of endotoxins in water at temperatures ranging from 210°C to 270°C...

Chris Wilbur's Skills & Expertise

  1. Solidworks
  2. Testing
  3. Nuclear
  4. Product Development
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Engineering Management
  7. Project Engineering
  8. Engineering
  9. CAD
  10. Labview
  11. CFD
  12. PLC
  13. Metal Fabrication
  14. Product Design
  15. Heat Transfer

Chris Wilbur's Education

Florida State University

BS, Mechanical Engineering

19961999

Activities and Societies: Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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