UMALI, Ricky D.

UMALI, Ricky D.

Engr. Umali received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila Philippines in 2004 and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Mapua University, Manila, Philippines in 2022. He worked in the industry for 12 years in the field of mechanical design, geomatics, and facilities maintenance before entering the academe in 2017. He is a member of the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) – NCR Academe Chapter, Philippine Society for Engineering Educators (PSEE), and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). His field of interests are in Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies, Modeling and Analysis of Thermofluidic Simulations, and Mechanical Design & Fabrication.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mapua University, Manila, Philippines, 2022
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, 2004

Research Highlights

  • Development of a Simulation-Based Application: A Numerical Investigation on the Impeller Blade Variation of a Centrifugal Pump

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technologies
  • Modeling & Analysis of Thermofluidic Simulations
  • Mechanical Design & Fabrication

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

  • Orientation to Engineering
  • Heat Transfer
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Processes
  • Industrial Plant Design

Major Recognitions

  

Professional Activities

  • Member, Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers – NCR Academe Chapter
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member, Philippine Society for Engineering Education

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • 2020 11th IEEE Control and System Graduate Research Colloquium (ICSGRC)

    1. Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Pressurized Resistance Heating Kiln for Ceramics 
    2. Design, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid Linear Generator Reciprocating-Air Compressor Using a Magnetic Coupled Piston
  • Proceedings of the 5th NA International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, IOEM 2020

    1. Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Indoor Air Quality inside the MRT 3 Train Cabins
    1. Design, Fabrication, and Testing of a Portable, Solar-Powered Evaporative Cooling System for the Cabin of Parked Class-1 Automobiles
    2. Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Thermoelectric Generators Integrated on a Residential Window Frame
    3. Numerical Investigation on the Effects of Varying Centrifugal Impeller Blade Number on Pump Head and Efficiency Using ANSYS 2020 R2
    4. Design, Fabrication, and Testing of a Biomass-Insulated Cooking Pot
    5. Evaluation of the Effects of Using Different Blade Material in the Performance of an Icewind Turbine
    6. Design, Modeling, and Simulation of a Wheeled, Wall-Pressed, In-Pipe Inspection Robot for Pipes with 6-8 inches Inside Diameter

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