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Houston Regional User Meeting

Houston, TX, USA

The SIMULIA Houston Regional User Meeting (RUM) features the customers from Energy & Materials and Marine & Offshore in the US.

Our Speakers

  • Abelardo Garza > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Abelardo GARZA
    Modelling and Simulation Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes
    Title: Model-based approach for re-evaluating the multi-discipline performance of a Check Valve for Hydrogen processing Abstract: Renewed interest in a low-carbon economy…
  • Eric Weybrant > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    SIMULIA R&D Roles Portfolio Director - Dassault Systèmes
    Biography: Eric joined Dassault Systèmes in 1999 and has held various positions with increasing responsibility including Customer Services Engineer, Development Engineer and…
  • Sandeep Kumar > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Sandeep KUMAR
    SIMULIA Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes
    Title: Fully coupled multi-physics modeling of hydraulic fracturing using Abaqus Abstract: In this presentation, we will provide an overview of fully coupled multi…
  • Sreeparna Sengupta > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Sreeparna SENGUPTA
    SIMULIA Industry Process Consultant Senior Manager - Dassault Systèmes
    Sreeparna joined Dassault Systèmes Simulia in 2008. During her tenure with SIMULIA she has enjoyed working with customers on Structures-based topics in a variety of roles across…
  • Mark Bohm > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Mark BOHM
    Senior Director, SIMULIA Worldwide Technical Sales - Dassault Systèmes
    Biography: Mark has been with SIMULIA for over 30 years. Contributing in a variety of sales and technical management roles, he currently leads a global technical sales group…
  • Goang-Ding Shyu > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Goang-Ding SHYU
    Technical Advisor - Baker Hughes
    Biography: Dr. Goang-Ding SHYU graduated from the Polymer Engineering Department of the University of Akron. After graduation, he worked for the Vinyl Building Product Group…
  • Peter Duckworth > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Director of Simulation - Inceptra
    Biography: Peter DUCKWORTH leads a team of multi-discipline simulation experts at Inceptra supporting customers across the US and Canada as well as software sales, training,…
  • Mike Shubert > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Mike SHUBERT
    President - QustomApps
    Biography: Mike SHUBERT has 30 years’ experience working in the software industry. For 28 years he worked as a developer at Hibbitt, Karlsson, & Sorensen before it became…
  • Georgiy Makedonov > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Georgiy MAKEDONOV
    FEA Engineer - VIAS3D
    Biography: Georgiy MAKEDONOV, M.S., is an FEA Engineer at VIAS3D. He received his Masters in Mechanical and Subsea Engineering from the University of Houston. Georgiy has over…
  • Bob Dreis > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Bob DREIS
    Senior HPC Account Manager - Nor-Tech
    Biography: Senior Account Manager with over 11 years’ experience in the HPC market and 30 years’ experience in the microcomputer industry. Bob successfully designs and…
  • Rodney Mach > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Rodney MACH
    President - TotalCAE
    Biography: Rodney MACH is President of TotalCAE, a leading provider of Managed HPC solutions. Rod is a 21 year veteran in utilizing High Performance Computing for engineering…
  • Wasy Akhtar > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Wasy AKHTAR
    Director of Engineering - JBL Technologies
    Biography: Wasy AKHTAR executes and directs the engineering team of JBL Technologies. Prior to JBL Technologies, Wasy worked in the riser and conductor engineering sector…
  • Bryan Lane > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Bryan LANE
    President - JBL Technologies
    Biography: Bryan LANE directs all activities of JBL Technologies, an engineering consultancy located in Houston that specializes in product development from prototype to…
  • Jesse Suter > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Jesse SUTER
    Development Manager - Endurica LLC
    Biography: Jesse SUTER is responsible for software development at Endurica and joined us in 2014. A true engineer, Jesse enjoys fixing things, increasing efficiencies and…
  • Nicolas POULAIN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®
    Nicolas POULAIN
    Director of Sales and Technology - Transvalor Americas
    Biography: With more than 15 years of experience in the field of Finite Element Method simulation, Nicolas has expanded his expertise in multiple industries including automotive,…
  • Shobeir Pirayeh Gar > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Shobeir Pirayeh GAR
    Technical Advisor - Halliburton
    Biography: Dr. Shobeir Pirayeh Gar is a technical advisor in Halliburton Carrolton Technology Center. His areas of expertise are structural mechanics and dynamics,…
  • Prashanth Vijalapura > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Prashanth VIJALAPURA
    SIMULIA R&D Software Engineering Director -  Dassault Systèmes
    Biography: Prashanth has been with Dassault Systèmes since 2004. In this primary role of code development, he has contributed to a number of Contact Technology feature…
  • Oswald Russian > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Oswaldo RUSSIAN
    Senior Engineer - Thornton Tomasetti
    Biography: Oswaldo RUSSIAN, Ph.D., is a Senior Engineer at Thornton Tomasetti’s Applied Science Practice where he focuses on the use of nonlinear numerical simulation and…
  • Milton Esteva > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Milton ESTEVA
    Sr. Tubular Design Specialist - BP America
    Biography: Milton ESTEVA is a Sr. Tubular Design Specialist at BP. He specializes in advanced casing and tubing design with extensive experience in the design of Annular…
  • Juan Hurtado > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Juan HURTADO
    SIMULIA R&D, Nonlinear Mechanics Technology Director - Dassault Systèmes
    Biography: Juan has been working in the SIMULIA R&D organization for over 20 years. During that time he has made many contributions to the mechanics technology in Abaqus,…
  • Glenn Larson > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Glenn LARSON
    Senior Design Engineer - VIAS3D
    Biography: Glenn currently is the Senior NC Sales Engineer at Vias Corp. Prior to joining Vias, Glenn spent the last 12 years in the Aerospace and Automotive Industry…
  • Arindam Chakraborty > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Arindam CHAKRABORTY
    Chief technical Officer - VIAS3D
    Biography: Arindam CHAKRABORTY, Ph.D., PE (CA, TX) has more than 18 years of combined academic and industry consulting experience in the domain of simulation and engineering…
  • Darren Hartl > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Darren HARTL
    Associate Professor - Texas A&M
    Biography: Darren J. HARTL is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M. His research work bridges the topics of advanced multifunctional material systems and their integration…
  • Melanie Sarzynski > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Melanie SARZYNSKI
    Sr. Associate - Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates
    Biography: Melanie SARZYNSKI has extensive experience in solid mechanics analyses including evaluation of various failure modes to support design and fitness for service (FFS)…
  • Ron Foerch > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
    Dr. Ron FOERCH
    Owner and CEO - Transvalor Americas
    Biography: Dr. Ron FOERCH has been working in the area of material solutions for CAE since finishing his doctorate at the School of Mines Paris in 1996. This work has included…
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