Company

ASCOMP GmbH is a technology development company specialized in the simulation of industrial fluid dynamics and heat & mass transfer, with specific focus on multiphase flow and complex-physics fluids. We help our clients gain competitive advantage with our innovative computer-based simulation tools (e.g. refine the design of their fluid systems).

Board of Directors

George Yadigaroglu Chairman of the Board.
Professor Emeritus – ETH Zurich & UC Berkley USA.
PhD – MIT

Djamel Lakehal CEO.
MS & Doctorate in Mech. Engg – Ecole Centrale of Nantes.
Senior Scientist – Karlsruhe, Berlin & ETH Zurich (1994-2005).
Senior Research Affiliate – MIT Cambridge USA

Chidambaram Narayanan Technology/Services Lead.
B.Tech – IIT-Mumbai. MS – Iowa State.
Doctorate in Mech. Engg – ETH Zurich

Daniel Caviezel Product Development Lead.
MS in Applied Mathematics – ETH Zurich

Management Team

Djamel Lakehal
CEO.

Chidambaram Narayanan
Technology/Services Lead.

Daniel Caviezel
Product Lead.

Sylvain Reboux
Research Co-Lead.


Advisory Board

Michael Schumacher – CEO / Vorsitzender der Gruppenleitung, Sanitas Troesch AG Zurich

Lucian Wagner – Chairman of Launch in US Alliance LLC, Boston and Pitcher AG, Zurich, Switzerland.

Beat Sutter – Marketing Manager Central Europe at Siemens PLM. Expert at CTI/KTI Bern

Patrick Adams – General Manager Central Europe at Planview

Services and Engineering Group

Chidambaram Narayanan Lead
B.Tech – IIT-Mumbai. MS – Iowa State.
Doctorate in Mech. Engg – ETH Zurich

Mathieu Labois Senior Scientist
MS Cranfield University.
PhD in Computational Multiphase Flow – University of Nice & CEA France

Siju Thomas Senior Scientist
MS & PhD in Computational Multiphase Flow – Worcester Polytechnic Institute USA

Research Group

Djamel Lakehal
Lead

Sylvain Reboux
Co-Lead
MS – Ecole Polytechnique Paris.
PhD in Applied Mathematics – Nottingham University.
Post-doc – ETH Zurich

Jan von Rickenbach
Senior Scientist

TransAT Development Group

Daniel Caviezel
He studied Computer Sciences and Applied Mathematics at ETH Zurich. He is the main responsible for the overall architecture of the code, including parallel MPI on HPC challenge systems, mesh refinement and algorithm integration and speed up. He develops Interface Tracking algorithms within TransAT.

Jan van Rickenbach (PhD candidate).
He studied mechanical engineering (Institute of Energy Technology) at ETH Zurich and at the Heat Transfer Laboratory of the University of Minnesota, USA. He is specialized in chemically reactive flows, combustion and radiative heat transfer.

Svetlana Tokareva (PhD candidate).
She holds an MS & Doctorate in Applied Mathematics from the Bauman Moscow State Tech. University, and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from ETH Zurich.

Nicolo Pagan
He studied mechanical engineering (Institute of Fluid Mechanics, Prof. F. Galaire) at EPFL Lausanne. He is responsible of the coupling between TransAT and 1D system codes including OLGA, LEDAFLOW, TRACE, RELAP, CATHARE, etc.

Micha Muggli (MS invited student).
He studied mechanical engineering (Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Prof. P. Jenny) at ETH Zurich. Specialized in the modeling of subsea oil and gas spills, using both TransAT and TransAT-SPILL.

Shubham Gupta (MS invited student).
He studied mechanical engineering (Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Prof. P. Jenny) at ETH Zurich. His core activities relate to high-speed, compressible flows and particle-laden flows.

Stelios Giannoulakis (MS invited student).
He studied mechanical engineering (Institute of Energy Technology, Prof. D. Poulikakos) at ETH Zurich. His core activities center on phase-change materials, mold flow and solidification.

Laurent Montigny (MS invited student).
He studied Fluid Dynamics at University of Paris 6 (UPMC), France. He works on biofluid flows such as blood streams in arteries, aneurysms, heart and stenosis models.

Nikolaos Batsaris (MS invited student).
He studied Computational Methods for Aeronautics, Flow Management and Fluid Structure Interaction at Imperial College London, UK. He develops moving rigid body models within TransAT using the IST/BMR techniques.

Amir Hossein Delgoshaie (MS invited student).
He graduated from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is studying Mechanical Engineering at ETH Zurich (Institute of Fluid Dynamics). His main activity relates to turbulence modeling.

Mahamadou Baradji
He studied General Engineering at Ecole des Mines Douai, France and computational methods for Aeronautics, Flow Management and Fluid Structure Interaction at Imperial College London, UK. He works on the validation of TransAT’s heat transfer modelling.

Ross Bonallo
He is an intern having come from Edinburgh, UK after obtaining a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He works on the evaluation of prospective visualisation software, code validation and upkeep of documentation.


TransAT-GUI Development Group

Vincent Dabir
He studied Applied Maths at INSA Toulouse, France, and is titular of a Master (I) from Politecnico de Torino in Applied Maths and a second Master (II) in mathematical modeling for engineering from INSA Toulouse. He is responsible of the User Interface platform, TransAT-UI.

Yiyan Chen (MS invited student).
He is a Master’s student in IT at UTC Compiègne, France. He develops methods for Grid Generation and Block Distribution Optimization.

Mourad Saadi (MS invited student).
He prepares a Master degree in IT at UTC Compiègne, France. He is responsible of the developments in graphics rendering.

Heloise Filatre
She is a BS student at University of Evry (Paris) in graphical design. She is responsible of the graphical design of TransATUI.

Nela Kolundzija (MS invited student).
She studied computer engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. She is responsible for TransAT Cloud development.

Sales and Marketing Team

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