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Website: http://www.engys.com

Bio: Dan holds a PhD from Washington University in Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering. He is a Reaction Engineer by training and an expert in turbulent reacting flows in complex geometries and multiphase systems. Outside of academia, Dan has a history of business and engineering consulting to complement his R&D experience in various organizations. His roles at ENGYS include trainer, developer, product tester, and consultant across various industry sectors.

Author Posts:

Saving Energy and Reducing Faucet Pressure Losses with Continuous Adjoint Optimization

December 1, 2020 • In the United States alone, individuals use an average of 88 gallons of water a day within...

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Simulating Complex Boundary Motion with Generalized Internal Boundaries (GIB)

November 5, 2020 • Simulating complex boundary motion can be crucial when evaluating product performance, and in...

Open-Source CFD Solutions for the Marine Industry

May 17, 2020 • Throughout the marine industry, there are many design and optimization challenges. Many of...

Surface Optimization with Continuous Adjoint

May 5, 2020 • Engineers routinely seek to improve their designs in order to increase a device’s...

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Enhanced Topology Optimization with Multi-Objective Continuous Adjoint

April 9, 2020 • Topology optimization has proven to be an integral tool in the virtual prototyping process...

Cloud Computing with HELYX and Penguin Computing On-Demand

March 28, 2020 • Companies using simulation in their design process, often utilize a spectrum of computing...

Machine Learning for Accelerated Aero-Thermal Design in the Age of Electromobility

March 11, 2020 • Artificial Intelligence (AI) coupled with traditional Compute Aided Engineering (CAE) tools...

Automating CFD Analysis Tasks with PYTHON and HELYX

March 2, 2020 • Increase simulation agility, improve team efficiency, and reduce costs by automating computer...

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Simulating Conjugate Heat Transfer Multiphysics With HELYX

February 18, 2020 • In real world flows, we often see combined modes of transport phenomena in which momentum +...

Introduction to Meshing with HELYX

January 29, 2020 • Creating a computational mesh is an extremely important step in the overall process of CFD...

Talking CFD Podcast with Guest, Eugene de Villiers

January 17, 2020 • If you haven’t listened to Robin Knowles’ Talking CFD Podcast, you’re...

CFD Analysis of Vehicle Aerodynamics with ELEMENTS

January 10, 2020 • Analysis of vehicle aerodynamics using CFD can be time consuming and prone to variability...

Improving Engineering Design with Topology Optimization

December 13, 2019 • Virtual prototyping using simulation and optimization tools enables faster, leaner, and more...

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SIMULATING TRANSIENT FLOW IN A CLOSING BUTTERFLY VALVE

October 20, 2017 • How do flow patterns and forces in a butterfly valve change during transient operation? This...

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CONJUGATE HEAT TRANSFER AND A NEW DESIGN ARE JUST SOME OF THE NEW...

October 3, 2017 • What are we so excited about over here at ENGYS?  HELYX® v3.0.0 was released after 20+...