External Advisory Board

The SIMCenter External Advisory Board is a group of volunteers that meets bi-annually to help guide SIMCenter initiatives. Members represent a variety of industries that benefit from or support computer- aided engineering, specifically simulation and modeling.

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Don Bretl
Associate Director
Procter & Gamble

Ronald Burton
Executive Vice President, Services
Transportation Research Center

Maryn Weimer
Chief Stakeholder Affairs Officer
Transportation Research Center

Shawn Freeman
R&D Applications Director
Dassault Systèmes

Rodrigo Formas
Virtual Design and Verification Manager
John Deere

Tara Hemami
Director of System Performance Analysis
Cummins

Hamid Keshtkar
Vehicle Safety Computer Simulation Lead
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Matt Ladzinski
Vice President
NAFEMS

Raymond E. Leto
President
TotalSim 

Naethan Eagles
Technical Director
TotalSim  

Patrick Majors
Manager Tire and Material Mechanics
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Javad Barakchi
Senior R&D Engineer
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Gil Morris
Project Manager
Siemens PLM Software

Senthil Nathan
CAE and Applied Technology Manager
GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Praveen K Poojary
Engineering Director
Whirlpool Corporation

Todd Rook
Senior Staff Engineer
GE Aviation

Scott Sheaf
Director of Innovation
Greif

Steve Walters
Senior Engineer, Engine Research (CAE) at Honda R&D
Honda R&D Americas

Valerie Wiest
Division Manager
Caterpillar

Rollie Dutton
Director of Materials & Manufacturing
Universal Technology Corporation

Darin Everett
Engineering Manager
Whirlpool

Andy Hirsh
Training Engineering 
MathWorks

Natalie Remisoski
Supervisor, Driveline Transient NVH CAE
Ford

Jason Stammen
Biomechanics Research Engineer 
NHTS

Devin Elsasser
Mechanical Engineer
NHTS

Serdar Tufekci
Chief Executive Officer  
Ohio State Energy Partners

Caitlin Holley
Project Manager, Capital Projects
Engie