Staff Engineer, NSLS-II Accelerator Systems Division
Prior to joining NSLS-II, Huston Fernandes held the title of Design Engineer for a medical equipment manufacturer. He was responsible for the design and development of new products and conducting material testing experiments using prototypes and materials handbook to select material for product design. He has over 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering.
Huston attained his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Alabama and his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering in India.
Reporting directly to Sushi Sharma, Huston’s responsibilities include working on an engineering team in preparation for the preliminary design, specification, fabrication, procurement, installation and commissioning of various mechanical subsystems of NSLS-II. He will also build and evaluate prototypes of these systems and propose upgrades and improvements as needed.