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Bob Domino

Livonia, Michigan 48154-4864 734.812.0920 rdomino1@yahoo.com

Q U AL I F I C AT I O N S P R O F I L E
Performance - driven Engineer with extensive experience in Product Development and optimization of
Powertrain Control System calibrations on multiple Powertrains.
Proven success meeting or exceeding customer performance expectations and federal emission and fuel
economy standards
Experience includes using various custom, proprietary and off the shelf tools for design/development of
control algorithms, data collection, analysis and calibration including:
MATLAB Simulink/MotoHawk and Stateflow modeling and simulation
dSPACE and LABCAR powertrain bench simulators usage for hardware in loop testing
ETAS/INCA, ATI Vision, Mototune, Toolkit CarDaq, Vector CANAnalyzer, Dewesoft, KiBox and
other tools for control system data acquisition, analysis and calibration

AR E AS OF EX PE RTIS E
Powertrain Electronic Controls Calibration
Engine Performance Optimization
Calibration Procedure Optimization
System Integration
Test and Problem Resolution

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ADVANCED GREEN INNOVATIONS, LLC, CHANDLER, AZ
Senior Powertrain Calibration Development Engineer Dec, 2013 Nov, 2015
Design powertrain calibration process for torque based control system, including field testing, for
developing SIDI CNG kit for retrofit on Class 8 trucks with Cat C-15 TC Diesel engines to meet
and exceed the performance, fuel economy, emissions and drivability of the current diesel
engine.
Work with combustion specialist and engine calibration engineer on combustion strategy, power
and torque curve mapping, turbo mapping, DOE spark, SOI, AFR sweeps and mapping process
for dyno testing and base calibration mapping utilizing proprietary new injector technology.
Review control system model in Matlab/Simulink with controls engineers and recommend
changes to model for improved function. Assist controls engineers with HIL bench testing.
Ran first retrofit CNG kit on test truck for initial engine startup, idling and running using ATI Vision,
KiBox and Dewesoft tools.
ACRO SERVICES CORP (CONTRACT HOUSE), LIVONIA, MI
Systems Integration Sign-off Engineer (Ford Vehicle Evaluation and Verification), Dearborn, MI
Dec 2012 Dec, 2013
Define vehicle electronic functions for 2015 - 2017 F350-F450 Diesel Superduty for test on
testbeds vs. prototype vehicle.
Build testbeds consisting of all the vehicle electronics including wiring.
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Bob Domino
Livonia, Michigan 48154-4864 734.812.0920 rdomino1@yahoo.com

Assist a global team in design and development of Global Powertrain simulator to simulate
engine running conditions and vehicle speed for test or powertrain testbed.
PATRIOT TECHNICAL CONSULTING (CONTRACT HOUSE), NASHUA, NH
Powertrain Calibration Engineer (Woodward Small Engine) Loveland, CO Feb 2012 Dec 2012
Interpret the Woodward On Highway Series 6 (OH6) Control system software algorithm models in
MATLAB, test their intended function on the bench and engine dyno, and recommend changes to
software engineers for proper operation and efficiency.
Develop and advise Woodward engineers on calibration procedures and create calibration guides
documenting algorithm operation and calibration procedures for customers in Asia using
Woodward MotoTune and Toolkit calibration tools for Natural Gas engines in buses and
commercial vehicles.
Part of the ETC reliability monitor team defining the requirements, developing algorithms and
testing and calibrating these features. I am on this team because of my experience with Ford in
this area.
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES, LTD. (CONTRACT HOUSE), DEARBORN, MI
Powertrain Controls Design Engineer (GM Global Powertrain) Milford Proving Grounds, Milford,
MI - Jan 2011Jan 2012
Responsible for designing, developing, testing and calibrating control system algorithms from
concept to implementation utilizing MATLAB Simulink modeling and simulation, HIL bench testing
using dSpace and Labcar and ETAS/INCA on the bench and in vehicle for data acquisition,
analysis and calibration.
Lead the design including supervision of software development through implementation of
humidity algorithm modification, efficiently eliminating knock on tip-ins due to high humidity
reading compensation utilizing Matlab Simulink modeling and simulation, bench and vehicle
testing.
COMFORTING HANDS COMPANION CARE, LLC, MADISON HEIGHTS, MI
Owner Jun 2007 March 2011
Non-Medical in Home Senior Care with 25 employees to provide care for 10 clients. Complete
management and control managing books and payroll with $50,000 in Gross Revenue.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY, DEARBORN, MI NOV 1976 OCT 2005
Ford North America, Powertrain Calibration Development Engineer - Aug 1999 Oct 2005
Responsible for Powertrain product development and optimization of overall Powertrain calibration
functionality including meeting federal emissions and fuel economy standards and customer
performance and drivability expectations in all environmental conditions
Electronic Throttle Control Department, Jan 2000 Oct 2005
Turnkey Electronic Throttle Control reliability monitor and torque security calibration for the 2003
& 2004 Lincoln LS, 2004 F150 and 2005 & 2006 Crown Victoria, and Mercury Marquis .
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Bob Domino
Livonia, Michigan 48154-4864 734.812.0920 rdomino1@yahoo.com

Worked with Powertrain and Transmission engineers to optimize powertrain and transmission
performance utilizing the ETC reliability monitor system.
Participated in the team to develop ETC reliability monitor calibration guide including designing
tests for safety and functionality verification.
4-Wheel Drive Controls Department, Aug 1999 Jan 2000
Liaison between module supplier, Control System software programmers and Automatic 4WD
transfer case group for 2000 F150 and Lincoln
Driver Controls Department, Aug 1995 Aug 1999
Responsible for calibration, design and packaging of standalone electronic cruise control system
Lead the team that designed and developed the Ford proprietary Cruise Control Calibration tool
used for data acquisition, analysis, calibration and release to production. Assisted in the cruise
control algorithm development and developed cruise control strategy and calibration guides
Active Noise Cancellation Department, Sept 1993 Aug 1995
Recruited for a team that developed an Electronic Muffler,
International Powertrain Programs Department, Jun 1986 Sep 1993
Outfitted a Volkswagen non electronic engine on an engine dynamometer in Brazil with the latest
Ford Electronic Engine Powertrain Control System
Partnered with Ford of Australia calibrating North American 5.0L V8 engine for Falcon for the
Australian market and Ford of Europe mapping and calibrating the Fiesta 1.1L 4-cyl engine with
the 4th generation Electronic Engine.
Various Engine Departments
Calibration of 250 CI in-line 6 cyl, 3.8L Modular V-6 and 4.9L in-line 6 cyl truck engine for E-150
Vans for 4 K and 50 K federal emission standards compliance and customer performance and
drivability acceptance.
EDUCATION
Master of Science in Computer Control Systems Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
MATLAB Simulink and Stateflow
Combustion Development Workshop
Embedded C
ODB II Overview
dSpace Control Desk

ATI Vision
ETAS/INCA
Vehicle Spy 3 CAN Data Network
MATLAB Algorithm Modeling Tools
dSpace Automation Desk
P AT E N T S

Adaptive Fuel Control for Speed Throttle System

Spark Knock Compensation for Humidity on a Tip-in (Patent pending)


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