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Rahul Parab

Address: 2644, Alisdale Dr. #202 Kenwood, Toledo Ohio 43606

Phone +1-419-472-6822

E-mail rahulparab@hotmail.com


 

Objective

 

Seeking for a position in a reputable firm, which utilizes my skills and potential in solving geo-environmental and environmental problems by using Geographical Information Systems.

Education

 

Master of Science  in Civil Engineering                                                                          University of Toledo

(Expected Date of Completion)                                                                                            December 2002

Bachelors of Engineering (Civil)                                                                SPCE, University of Mumbai ,India 

(First Class With  Honors)                                                                                                         July 2001

                                                                                                                          

Courses Taken

 

 

Geographical Information Systems                                                                                 Indoor Air Quality               

 

Industrial Ventilation                                                                                                  Numerical AnalysisI                                                                                      

 

 

 

Courses to be Taken

Geographical Information Systems Applications                                                  Dispersion and Risk Modelling

 

Numerical Analysis II                                                                                                 Ground Water Modeling

 

 

Research & Teaching Experience

 

Graduate Research Assistant                                                                                 January 2002 – Present

Working under Prof.Dr. Ashok Kumar on a research project “ Modeling the Maumee River Watershed for Sustainable Development”.

·          Successful evaluation of Soil and Assessment Model(SWAT) model with sample inputs.

·          Developed an emission inventory for the chemicals of interest for the Maumee watershed.

·          Collected Meteorological data for the dispersion models.

 

Graduate Student Assistant                                                                              August 2001- December 2001

Working  under Greg Gaustad, Director, Engineering Computing Center, College of Engineering.

Was instrumental in successful completion of the following:

·          Modified and updated all the Engineering Complex drawings using AutoCad 2000

·          Conversion of all the drawings into PDF  files

·          Worked with ESRI’s Arc View GIS 3.2

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant                                                                            August 2001- December 2001

Measurements and CAD lab.

·          Assisted the instructor in   lab sessions on AutoCad 2000 for a class of 50 students.

·          Assisted the instructor in Survey lab for a class of 50 students.

 

 

Projects

 

 

Assessment of Human Exposure to Respirable Particulate in Mumbai                  August 2000- May 2001

Conducted extensive study using Personal Samplers and High Volume Samplers to measuring Respirable Particulate Matter (RPM) as well as Nitrogen Oxide and Sulfur Dioxide in Mumbai. Correlated the readings obtained from Ambient Air with Personal Sampling. These readings were submitted to Mumbai Municipal Corporation for their reference.

 

Design of Pile Foundations                                                                                                January 2001- May 2001                                                                            

Calculated the load carrying capacity of the piles using Simplistic approach.

 

Web-based Tutorial for Indoor Air Quality Course                                           August 2001 – December 2001

Developed 4 tutorials on various issues of Indoor Air Quality course as a part of the course. These tutorials in the form of Powerpoint Presentations were uploaded on Dr. Ashok Kumar website under the Indoor Air Quality course. Also, prepared web based solutions for the Indoor Air Quality course.

 

Computer Skills

 

 

Operating System                    Unix, Windows NT, 95,98

Languages & Tools                 C, HTML

Database                                   MS Access

Software Packages                 Autocad 2000 , Arc View GIS 3.2 , Arc GIS 8.1,Microsoft Frontpage, MS Office

 

References

Will be available on request