Experience Summary:

Kelly Bramble has worked in design engineering since 1982 (21 years) within the space & technology, aviation, automotive, and commercial industries. Worked as a GD&T, DFM and DFMA trainer/consultant full time since 2003 (part time 2000-2003). ASME certified Senior Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Professional since 1997.


  • Advanced Fuel Systems, CNG fuel systems for industrial applications and commercial vehicles.
  • Azle Research Laboratories, Inc., Innovative fuel systems for automotive and gas turbines.
  • Ocean State Emissions Research Laboratory, After market exhaust emissions control systems.
  • Bell Helicopter TEXTRON, V-22 Osprey, XV-15 TRRA, CMRB, AH-1W, OH-58D Kiowa.
  • Universities Research Association, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory ( SSCL ), Physics detectors, particle accelerator - linear and quadra-pole, large hadron collider operations support engineering.
  • Electromagnetic Sciences (EMS Technologies, Inc. now Honeywell), Spacecraft Communications, weapons systems electronics packaging, satellite antenna and nullers, ground relays, AEHF, XM Radio, SIRFC...
  • Engineers Edge, LLC, Founder (2000) - supporting operations and publishing for 2.3 million + monthly users  Design engineering and manufacturing publishing, training and consulting services.


  • B.S.M.E. - University of Texas/Arlington,
  • A.A.S. – Aviation Maintenance, Mountain View College (Dallas, Texas)


  • Certified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as a Senior Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Professional (GDTP) Since 1997. Recertified many times.
  • Airframe and Power Plant licenses, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • Licensed Private Pilot, Instrumentation Rating - C150 & C172

Engineering, design and manufacturing books , white papers authored and Credits:

  • Engineering Design for Manufacturability (DFM), 2007 - 2018
  • Geometric Boundaries - ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Geometric Boundaries, SI - ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Geometric Boundaries II - ASME Y14.5-2009
  • Geometric Boundaries III - ASME Y14.5-2009
  • Geometric Boundaries IV - ASME Y14.5-2018
  • Geometrical Boundaries - ISO 1101-2004
  • Geometrical Boundaries II - ISO 1101-2012
  • Geometrical Boundaries III - ISO 1101-2017
  • Geometric Metrology - 2011
  • Engineers Edge, Solutions by Design 2000 –
  • Solenoidal Detector Collaboration, Department of Energy, SSCL
  • Analysis of GEM/SDC Warmbore Temperatures during NEG Activation, SSCL
  • Design of a Synchrotron Radiation Detector for Test Beam Lines at SSCL
  • SDC Muon Detector Design Barrel and Intermediate Chambers Round Tube Option, FERMI

Misc. Current Passport, international travel experienced

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