May 14, 2019 Minneapolis, Minnesota9:15 AM - 3:00 PM

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Join us at COMSOL Day Minneapolis for product demonstrations, talks by invited speakers, chats with our technical and sales staff, and the opportunity to exchange ideas with other simulation specialists. This event will showcase use cases from and for various industries.

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Welcoming Remarks
New Features in COMSOL® Presentation/Demo

Come to this session to hear about the new features in COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.4 and to learn how they can be incorporated into your existing multiphysics models.

Coffee Break
Invited Speakers
Vlad Bluvshtein, Minnetronix, Inc.

Modeling System Dynamics of Ablation Therapy and Device

Peter Lyu, Rescale

Accelerate Your COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation Through HPC in the Cloud

Advancement in multiphysics simulations and applications allows engineers to solve more complex engineering problems faster. A high-end workstation is no longer sufficient to solve simulations in a timely manner. High-performance computing on the cloud offers a variety of advantages to simulation engineers. Benefits include providing instantly scalable computing resources, an integrated environment with COMSOL Multiphysics® and COMSOL Server™, and fully automated deployment tools. Imagine the engineering challenges you could solve with unlimited cloud HPC resources?

In this talk, Peter Lyu will discuss how engineers and scientists are overcoming the constraints of traditional engineering resources and processes by deploying multiphysics simulations and applications to the cloud. This will be followed by a demo of running COMSOL® using cloud HPC.

Break for Lunch

We will perform a product demo of the RF Module and the couplings between RF and heat transfer physics.

Coffee Break

We will perform a product demo of the CFD Module with a focus on advanced features such as non-Newtonian fluids, multiphase flow, and fluid-structure interaction.

COMSOL Day Details


Embassy Suites by Hilton, Minneapolis Downtown
Sapphire Room 12 South 6th Street
55402 Minneapolis, Minnesota

COMSOL Speakers

Mao Mao
Mao Mao is a technical sales engineer who joined COMSOL in 2015. Mao received his PhD in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University. His research focuses on the mathematical modeling of electroosmotic flow in a nanopore system. Mao also holds a bachelor's degree in thermal science from USTC, China.
Akhilesh Sasankan
Akhilesh Sasankan is a technical sales engineer at COMSOL. Before starting at COMSOL, he received master's in mechanical engineering from Arizona State University. Akhilesh's areas of interests include CFD and high-performance computing.
Aline Tomasian
Aline Tomasian is an applications engineer at COMSOL, specializing in high- and low-frequency electromagnetics. She holds a BS in physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Siva Sashank Tholeti
Siva Sashank Tholeti is an applications engineer at COMSOL. He received his PhD in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University. His areas of interest include CFD, plasma-enhanced aerodynamics, plasma physics, propulsion, and multiphysics problems.

Invited Speakers

Vlad Bluvshtein
Minnetronix Medical
Vlad Bluvshtein is the principal development engineer at Minnetronix Medical. He has a technical background in medical devices, embedded software, mixed-signal circuit design, algorithm development, and multiphysics analysis. Vlad holds a master’s degree focused on RF design and signal processing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Peter Lyu
Peter Lyu leads the solutions engineering team at Rescale. He manages technical presales and solutions architecture in North America. His team helps engineers and scientists accelerate their simulations by leveraging the largest and most secure global HPC network on Rescale. Peter received his master's and PhD degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan, where he worked on several NASA and Boeing projects on aircraft design and the multidisciplinary design optimization of a blended-wing-body aircraft. Prior to joining Rescale, he led the CFD applications team at COMSOL, specializing in fluid flow, heat transfer, and chemical reaction simulations and optimization.

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