Dr. Farhang Daneshmand

Professor, Mechanical Engineering Pennsylvania State University United States

• Expertise in Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) problems and Finite Element Method (FEM)
• Worked on Computational Mechanics, Computer-Aided Design and Isogeometric Analysis (IGA)
• Strong research and teaching experience in Fluid-Structure Interaction at McGill University
• Experience in CFD and FEM modeling of FSI problems with ANSYS-CFX
• Experience in design of brine-strings in solution-mined hydrocarbon storage caverns (Oil & Gas)
• Worked on coupled simulation-optimization inverse modelling of groundwater pollution remediation systems in Quebec-Canada (FQRNT team grant)
• 9-years of industry experience in design of hydro-mechanical equipment in power-plant projects
• Strong experience in laboratory testing and simulation techniques
• Strong background in statistics and measurement systems
• Wide experience in designing and developing project proposals with a team or individually
• Experience in establishing new lab for experimental investigations and research goals
• Wide experience in mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students
• Member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) (Canada)