ESI has announced that Dr Ravi Raveendra is joining ESI’s scientific committee to tackle critical challenges related to material physics, manufacturing and simulation. Dr Ravi Raveendra will take the position of ESI Group’s new scientific director for North America, in addition to taking a place in the group’s Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee contributes to ESI Group's decision-making for best investment strategy and innovation solutions in all technological sectors.
With a PhD in Computational Engineering Mechanics from the State University of New York, USA, Dr Raveendra has worked on many large-scale projects with government agencies and industrial clients in vibro-acoustics, noise control materials, fracture mechanics, composite materials, probabilistic structural analysis methods, cathodic protection and inverse problems. He is author and co-author of more than 100 technical publications.
ESI’s Scientific Committee is headed by Professor Francisco Chinesta, Professor of computational physics at the Ecole Centrale of Nantes (France), and researcher at the High Performance Computing Institute in France. He is a fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France (French University Institute), and of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.