Ing. David Bukowitz

CTO at GTI Predictive Technology

Ing. David Bukowitz

CTO at GTI Predictive Technology

Biography

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Magister Scientiarum in Maintenance Management
    Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela, 2001-2003
  • Mechanical Engineer
    Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela, 1987-1993

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

-Chief Technology Officer
Job title: CTO
Date of employment: Feb-2013 / present (+3 years)

Developments and Intellectual Property (selected)

  • Wireless Vibration   Sensor:   2-channel   Wireless   Real-Time   vibration   data acquisition sensor.  Patent Pend.
  • VibePro: Cloud-based Vibration Data Collector and analyzer for iOS

Development of the algorithms and UI. Create the cloud interface for a WebApp post processing system. Development of the wireless accelerometer device and interface.

  • VibeRMS: Machine Vibration Certification and Commissioning Software for Development of the algorithms and UI for measuring vibration of machines.
  • BalancePro: Shop Rotor Balancing software for single-plane and two-plane for iOS devices.
    Create  the  algorithms and UI.
    Development  of the hardware interface.
  • Transmissibility: Software for vibration transmissibility calculations. Development of the algorithms and UI.
  • PhasePro: Software  for  vibration phase Development  of the algorithms and UI.


-Co-Funder and Director

Company: Motionics, LLC

Web Site: www.motionics.com

Job title: Director and Board Member Date of employment: Feb-2011 / Jan-2013

 

Developments and Intellectual Property (selected)

  • iRotorBalancer: Field  Rotor  Balancer  System for  Development  of the algorithms and User Interface to balance rotors in single-plane and two-plane in real time using iOS devices.
  • iVibraMeter: Machine Vibration Measuring Software for Development of the algorithms and UI for measuring vibration of machines.
  • ShaleShaker: Software for analyzing vibration in shale shakers. Development of the algorithms and User Interface.
  • VibraCalc: Software for calculating machine fault frequencies for iOS Development of the algorithms and User Interface.
  • iAlignCalc: Software for machine shaft alignment for iOS devices. Buiild the User Interface and create the algorithms.

 

  • Titular Professor

Institution: University of Zulia. Mechanical Engineering Department

Web page: www.luz.edu.ve

Job title:                     Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Category: Titular Professor

Date of employment: Sep-1993 / Sep-2011 (+18 years)

Academic Positions (selected)

  • Professor of  “Machinery  Dynamics”  and  “Mechanical  Vibrations”, Mechanical

Engineering Department, 1994 – 2008

  • Head of Machine Dynamics and Mechanical Vibration Laboratory, 1998 – 2008
  • Head of Machine Design Department, 2002 – 2005
  • Coordinator of the Mechanical Engineering Master Program, 2004 – 2007
  • Professor of “Rotor-Dynamics” and “Vibration and Noise Control”, Division of

Graduate Studies of the Engineering School, 2004 – 2008

  • Director of the Extension Courses Division, 2005 – 2008
  • Advisor to the School of Engineering Council, 2004 – 2007
  • Visiting Professor,  University  of  Texas  at  Austin,  Mechanical  Department,

Mechatronics Lab, Feb. 2009 – 2011

Instructor/Lecturer of the following Industrial Trainings and Seminars (selected)

  • Vibration Analysis        International    Seminar,    Hotel    Kristoff,   Maracaibo, Venezuela.  June 2005, 40 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis II. Hotel Kristoff, Maracaibo, Venezuela.  October 2005, 40 hours.
  • Rotor Balancing, Principles and Technics. Hotel Stauffer, Maturín, January 2006, 40 hours.
  • Rotor Balancing, Principles and Technics. EDELCA, Gurí Hydroelectric Plant, Venezuela.  February 2006, 40 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis Hotel del Lago Intercontinental, Maracaibo, Venezuela. March 2006,  40 hours.
  • Vibration and  Noise  Control Technics. Hotel Kristoff, Maracaibo, Venezuela. September 2006, 40 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis  Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.   CVG Industries. February 2007, 40 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis    Maracaibo,  Classrooms,  Venezuela,  March  2007, 40 hours.
  • Machine Hotel del Lago Intercontinental, Maracaibo, Venezuela. March 2007, 40 hours.
  • Rotor Balancing, Principles and Technics. Hotel Stauffer, Maturín, April 2007, 40 hours.
  • Predictive    EDELCA,   Macagua   Hydroelectric   Plant, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.  September 2007, 40 hours.
  • Machine Alignment. EDELCA, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela.   October 2007,  32 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis R&M  Training  Group, Maracaibo, Venezuela.       March 2008,  40 hours.
  • Vibration Analysis          Best  Western  CCP  Suites  Bussiness  ,  Maturin, Venezuela.  April 2008,  40 hours.
  • Rotor Balancing, Principles and Technics. ESPOIL Engineering Consultants, Maracaibo, Venezuela.  July 2008, 40 hours.
  • Machine R&M  Training  Group, Maracaibo, Venezuela.       August 2008, 40 hours.

CONFERENCES (Selected)

  • Lecturer: “Modern   Rotor  Balancing  Techniques”.        ASME,  Colegio  de Ingenieros del Estado Zulia, Venezuela, May 2007
  • Lecturer: “Dynamic  Simulations  in  Machines and Structures”. Forum of Maintenance Technologies, Palacio de los Eventos, Venezuela, April 2004
  • Lecturer: “University-Industry-Governmental  Organizations  XI Jornadas Científico Técnicas de Ingeniería, Maracaibo, April 2004
  • Organizer of the: Applied Mathematics Investigation Universidad del Zulia. Maracaibo, Venezuela. 1998
  • Organizer of  the:  X  Scientific  Congress of        Universidad del Zulia. Maracaibo, Venezuela. October 1998
  • Lecturer: “Experimental   Evaluation   of   the   need   for   tensioning   the suspension cables on the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge”. Décimas Jornadas Científico-Técnicas de Ingeniería. Universidad del Zulia. Maracaibo, Venezuela.  October 1998
  • Lecturer: “Vibration Monitoring Seminar”, Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake, TX, USA.  August 2015
  • Lecturer: “3rd Annual Machine Condition Monitoring Seminar”, Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake, TX, USA.  December 2016

 

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)

  • Dynamic Balancing of a Ruston TA 1750 Effect in the Location of the Vibration Sensors. DYNA Engineering and Industry Vol.84-5 p.415-420, June 2009.  Spain.  ISSN 0012-7361
  • Vibration Analysis   in   Machines:   15  Study             Book  Publisher: CreateSpace Vol.1 p.118., June 2011, USA. ISBN-10: 146356838X. ISBN- 13: 978-1463568382.
  • Computer Model  to  Predicting  Drillstring  Lateral  Vibration  Modes  and Frequencies  using  the  Finite-Element-Method  and Modal Analysis.         Rev. Tec. Ing. Universidad  del Zulia. Vol. 31, No  2, 133-141,  2008.   Venezuela. ISSN 0254-0770
  • Computer-based System for the Design of Dynamic Vibration Rev. Tec. Ing. Universidad del Zulia. Vol. 29, No. 1, 40-48, 2006. Venezuela. ISSN 0254-0770
  • Experimental Evaluation of the need for tensioning the suspension cables on the  “General  Rafael Urdaneta” Bridge.      Rev.  Ingeniería  Civil,  No. 113, 1999. Madrid, Spain.  ISSN 0213-8468
  • Producción Intelectual de  la  Escuela  de  Ingeniería Mecánica, Universidad del   Zulia.   Depósito   Legal:   LF=185199962045,   ISBN:   980-232-724-7,  1999. Maracaibo, Venezuela.
  • Computer Aided Multi-Plane Rotor Balancing. Universidad del Zulia. 1998
  • Design of an aerothermic program to calculate the performance of the major equipment related to a gas compression plant. Rev. Téc. Ing. Universidad del Zulia Vol 19, No.1, 45-53, 1996. Venezuela.  ISSN 0254-0770

Reviewer for the following journals:

  • DYNA Engineering and Industry, Spain. ISSN 0012-7361
  • ACTA Press / IASTED, Calgary – Canada

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  • System diagnostics  using  robust  and  evolutionary  (intelligent)  systems focusing on vibration analysis for machine fault diagnostics. University of Texas at Austin, Austin-Texas, 2009-2012.
  • Numerical and Experimental Models to Predict Drillstring Vibrations Modes and Frequencies in Operational Conditions. Sponsored by CONDES, No. VAC.CONDES.CC-0510-0, Venezuela, 2004-2007 (Research Leader).
  • INMOVIAN: A Software to Detect Failures in Electrical Motors using vibration spectral analysis. Universidad del Zulia, 1999-2000
  • BEAVIAN: A Software  to  Detect Failures  in  Roller Element Bearings using vibration spectral analysis. Universidad del Zulia, 2000-2001

COPYRIGHTED SOFTWARE (Selected)

  • VibePro: Cloud-based   Vibration   Data   Collector   and   analyzer  for  iOS devices.  Copyright 2012 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • BalancePro: Shop   Rotor  Balancing            Copyright   2014  GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • VibeRMS: Vibration Analysis and Machine Certification Software. Copyright 2014 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • Transmissibility: Vibration Transmissibility Copyright 2015 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • PhasePro: Vibration Phase Detection and Diagnostics Copyright 2015 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • ThermoPro: Cloud-based Thermal Imaging Copyright 2015 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • ThermOL2R: Machine Thermal Growth Alignment Software. Copyright 2016 GTI Predictive Technology & D. Bukowitz
  • iRotorBalancer: Field   Rotor Balancing           Copyright   2012  D. Bukowitz & M. Nakhaeinejad
  • iVibraMeter: Machine  Vibration Measuring         Copyright  2012 D. Bukowitz & M. Nakhaeinejad

 

THESIS ADVISOR (Selected)

  •       Design   and   Construction   of  a   Computerized   Test  Bench   for  the analysis  of camshafts. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia.  1998
  • Design and Construction of a Computerized Test Bench for the analysis of beam vibrations. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia. 1998
  • Expert system for fault diagnosis in rotating machinery using vibration spectral analysis. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 1999
  • Expert System for Fault Diagnosis in Synchronous Electrical Motors using vibration spectral analysis. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2000
  • Expert System for Fault Diagnosis in Induction Electrical Motors using vibration spectral analysis. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2000
  • Feasibility Study in Developing a Methodology for Diagnostic misalignment of rotating equipment using Thermography and Vibration Spectral   PEQUIVEN / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2001
  • Rotodynamic Characterization of the Equipment in a Modular Compression Gas Plant. PDVSA / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2002
  • Development of a Computer Software for Management the condition of rotating machinery based on its Dynamic Parameters. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2002
  • Design, Simulation  and  Automatic  Control  of  a  3  degrees  of  freedom   Engineering School,  Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2003
  • Design of a Support Structure System for the Infrared Detection «FLIR” in a OV-10 Bronco Airplane. General Rafael Urdaneta Air Force Base/ Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2003
  • Design of a Support Structure System for the 20 millimeters machine Gun M39-A3 in the OV-10 Bronco Airplane. General Rafael Urdaneta Air Force Base/ Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2003
  • Dynamic Analysis of the Infrared Detection «FLIR” System Support in a OV-10 Bronco Airplane. General Rafael Urdaneta Air Force Base/ Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2003
  • Design of a Predictive Maintenance Program based on Condition Monitoring and Reliability Centered Maintenance for the terminal pier of a Coal Company. Carbones del Guasare / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2004
  • Structuring of the workshop for non-destructive testing (NDT) in the maintenance department of a commercial airline. Aerolínea LASER / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Redesign of the TW80 Bohrer Box Washer in the production line of a Brewer Company. Cervecería Polar / LUZ. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Design and construction of a Numerical Control Drilling Machine for Circuits Engineering School,  Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2004.
  • Improving the efficiency of the format changing processes in a soft drink bottling company line. Pepsi-Cola / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Identification of failure modes using vibration analysis and the «Analysis of Missed Opportunities Method» in the rotating equipment of a petrochemical PEQUIVEN / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2005.
  • Analysis of the dynamic balancing of flexible rotors in turbines. PEQUIVEN / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Faults Study of Rolling Element Bearings in Sliding-Vane Compressors based on vibration analysis. CHEVRON / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Redesign of   the   Valves   Tempering   Machine   Pump,   Dawson   Downie   Engineering School,  Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2006.
  • Thermoaerodynamical Computer Simulation of the machine gun housing for the OV- 10   Bronco Airplane.  Co-Tutor.      Graduate   Study   Division, Engineering  School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia. 2006.
  • Design of a Predictive Maintenance Program based on the vibration analysis of rotating equipment for a Water Treatment Plant. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Integral Analysis of a downhole equipment for Wells. British Petroleum / Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Design and Construction of a Muffler for the FSAE-LUZ 2006 Car. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Design and Construction of a Computerized test Bench for free and forced

Engineering School,  Mechanical Department, University of Zulia, 2008.

  • Design of an Interactive Software for the study of machine failure using vibration analysis. Engineering School,  Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Environmental Noise Analysis of a Gas Compressor Plant. Graduate  Study  Division, Engineering School, University of Zulia,
  • Design and Construction of a Test Bench for Fault Diagnosis based in Vibration Analysis for Electrical AC Motors. Engineering School, Mechanical Department, University of Zulia,
  • Design of a Noise Control System for the Boiler Water Supply Pump in a Power Generation Plant. Graduate Study Division, Engineering School, University of Zulia, 2008.
  • (Co-Advisor) Computer algorithm to detect and predict machine faults using cloud- based vibration data. Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of the Graduate School of The University of Texas at Austin,

 

All sessions by Ing. David Bukowitz

Mantenimiento Predictivo basado en-Nube

20 Sep 2017
17:00 - 17:30 HRS.
SALA 1 - PABELLÓN M, MONTERREY, N.L.