Siva (Sivapalan) SENTHOORAN is the Director for Acoustics and Interior Comfort Industry Processes within the SIMULIA brand at Dassault Systèmes. In this role, he is responsible for the development and worldwide deployment of digital solutions for vehicle acoustics and cabin comfort.
Siva holds a PhD in computational aeroacoustics from Texas Tech University, and has over 17 years of experience in working together with worldwide vehicle manufacturers in solving their aeroacoustics problems.
Robert POWELL is a SIMULIA Industry Process Expert Senior Specialist at Dassault Systèmes, where he currently works in the department responsible for improvements in noise simulation workflows for vehicles with a focus on aeroacoustics.
Robert holds S.B., S.M., and Sc.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His expertise is with simulation and measurement of noise & vibration in vehicles, having worked in this field already for over 40 years. Previously he worked for Ford Motor Company and for Exa Corporation, which was acquired by Dassault Systèmes in 2017.