Joachim Agou

Mechanical Aerospace Engineer | Systems Integration | Project Engineering | Project Management

Experienced mechanical aerospace engineer with a combined 10+ years of dedication and proven ability in project engineering, product design/development, system engineering and integration, design supervision, and commissioning process. Throughout my various positions and projects in the Aerospace and Energy industry, I always enjoyed forming trust-based relationships, solving complex customer problems, and leading teams to achieve challenging goals. My guiding principles are simple: work hard, lead by example, and positively impact every professional and personal engagement.


EXPERIENCE

Senior Systems/ Project Engineer — Robotics & Space Operations

MDA | Brampton (ON), Canada | February 2022 — Present

Gas Turbine Applications Engineer — Systems Integrator

MDS Gas Turbine Engine Solutions | Ottawa (ON), Canada | December 2013 — February 2022

Combustion & Pollutant Emissions Engineer — Aerothermal

Siemens Canada (formerly Rolls-Royce Canada) — Research and Technology | Montreal (QC), Canada | January 2013 — December 2013

Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant — with Dr. Alain De Champlain

Combustion Engineering Research Laboratory at Laval University | Quebec City (QC), Canada | January 2011 — May 2013

Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering — with Dr. Razvan Rusovici

Florida Institute of Technology | Melbourne (FL), USA | January 2010 — June 2010

Formula SAE Series — with Stephanie Hopper and Dr. Youngsik Choi

Florida Tech Motorsports (FIT) | Melbourne (FL) & Michigan International Speedway (MI), USA | November 2008 — May 2009

Service Engineer (intern)

Prestige Dentaire | Nice, France | June — July 2006

Military Experience (volunteer) — Sar El Program

Tsahal, Israeli Army Training Program | Hatzerim Air Force Base, Israel | July — August 2005


SKILLS & ABILITIES


EDUCATION

Laval University

Master of Science (M.S.), Mechanical Engineering with Experimental Thesis. (ABD) | December 2013 | Quebec City (QC), Canada

Carleton University

Summer Program, Mechanical Engineering | Summer 2012 | Ottawa (ON), Canada

Florida Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (transfer student) | May 2010 | Melbourne (FL), USA

SKEMA Business School (formerly Euro-American Institute of Technology)

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (transfer student) | January 2007 | Sophia Antipolis, France

Florida Institute of Technology and SKEMA Business School were part of a dual-degree program, and thus share a common graduation project.

Lycée Général et Technologique Les Eucalyptus

High school, Baccalauréat Science Stream (S) | June 2004 |Nice, France


PUBLICATIONS / CONFERENCE PAPERS


CERTIFICATIONS & TRAININGS


AWARDS

Engineering & Science Student Design Showcase

April 2009 Melbourne, FL


GROUPS & ASSOCIATIONS


INTERESTS

Soccer, Karate (purple belt), Windsurfing (purple sail), Wakeboarding, Cycling, Skiing.

Cinema, Music (DJ), Photography & Graphic Design, Traveling, High-Tech, Innovation.


REFERENCES

Jean-Luc Dicaire
Manager of Applications
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2210
Phone: +1 (438) 483-8082
E-mail: Jean-Luc.Dicaire@mdsaero.com

Qing Li
Chief Technical Support Engineer – Asia
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2284
E-mail: Qing.Li@mdsaero.com

Robert Schroeder
Chief Software Engineer
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2477
E-mail: Robert.Schroeder@mdsaero.com

William Corbett
Technical Director
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 299-2968
E-mail: William.Corbett@mdsaero.com

Patrick Mullington
Systems Engineer
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2493
E-mail: Patrick.Mullington@mdsaero.com

Denis Stang
Test Systems Site Integrator
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2014
E-mail: Denis.Stang@mdsaero.com

Aleksander Wisniewski
Gas Turbine Applications Engineer
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (514) 707-0724
E-mail: Aleksander.Wisniewski@mdsaero.com

Dionne Barwise
Director of Measurement Engineering
MDS Aero Support Corporation, Suite 200, 1220 Old Innes Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1B 3V3, Canada
Phone: +1 (613) 744-5794 x2230
E-mail: Dionne.Barwise@mdsaero.com

Michael Ambacher
Flight Simulator Test Specialist
CAE Inc., 8585 Chem. de la Côte-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent, QC H4T 1G6
Phone: +1 (514) 627-9005

Mina Youssef
Test Engineer
Nova Bus - Volvo, 1000 Bd Industriel, Saint-Eustache, QC J7R 5A5, Canada
Phone: +1 (514) 967-4100

Dr. Alain de Champlain
Director & Professor, Head of Combustion Research Laboratory.
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Laval University, 1065 Avenue de la Médecine, Quebec City, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada
Phone: +1 (438) 656-2131 x2198
E-mail: alain.dechamplain@gmc.ulaval.ca

Bernard Paquet
Research Engineer, Supervisor of Combustion Research Laboratory.
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Laval University, 1065 Avenue de la Médecine, Quebec City, Quebec, G1V 0A6, Canada
Phone: +1 (438) 656-2131 x6809
E-mail: bernard.paquet@gmc.ulaval.ca

Dr. Robert Gordon
Combustion Specialist, Team Leader of Research & Technology division.
Rolls-Royce Canada, 9500 Côte de Liesse, Montreal, Quebec, H8T 1A2, Canada
Phone: +1 (514) 636-0964 x7316
E-mail: robert.gordon2@rolls-royce.com

Dr. Yan Grasselli
Academic Head of Bachelor programs and Head of the Environmental and Marine Sciences Bachelor department.
SKEMA Business School, 60 rue Dostoïevski, 06902 Sophia Antipolis, France
Phone: +33 (0) 4 93 95 44 03
E-mail: yan.grasselli@skema.edu

Personal references available upon request.

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updated March 2022 Joachim Agou