South West Michigan - Mishawaka, Indiana
Ryan recently rejoined DASI in February 2011, however has been affiliated with DASI Solutions for 16+ years. He began his career in engineering with DASI’s parent company CybLlings in 1995, as a CAD Designer. While working at CybLlings, he became one of the first SOLIDWORKS users in Michigan. He first became interested in engineering while working with his grandfather as a teenager, using AutoCAD. Collectively, Ryan brings 20+ years of real-world design and engineering experience in mechanical and structural design (electrical, tool & die, fixtures, sheet metal fabrication, special machines, frames and weld standards) using several CAD and FEA packages, 3D solid modeling. He has held positions as Senior Designer, Lead Engineer, FEA Engineer and Project Manager in Automotive, Robotics, Emergency Vehicles, Defense, Custom RV Chassis’ and Aerospace. He is also well versed in various material properties and engineering/manufacturing requirements, such as engineering change, design review, supplier development and support, ASTM, GD&T, APQP, QS9000, TS16949 and implementation of PDM systems. Ryan has been married for 15 years and has one daughter, pet dogs and rats.
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3D graphics and modeling, reading (Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Technical Manuals), science (astronomy and physics), playing music (acoustic, electric and bass), online gaming, playing with legos and flying kites. He spends the weekends with his family at the beach, parks, bowling and taking local trips to zoos and science centers. He is an avid swimmer, parent coach of his daughters swim team an official Girls Scout, supporting his daughters Daisy Troop. He is currently exploring a new interest in rock collecting and polishing with his daughter.
- SOLIDWORKS Elite Application Engineer
- Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE)
- Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP)
- Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)
- Certified SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Administrator (CEPA)
- SOLIDWORKS Certified Instructor (CSWI)
- Certified SW Technician