Discover more about our international speakers that will join ESTECO experts on the stage of the Sheraton Grand Pune Hotel to showcase their experience with optimization!
9.00am - 9.10am Welcome Address
Anirudha Joshi, Business Development Manager, ESTECO Software India PVT.LTD
Mr. Anirudha Joshi currently works as a Business Development Manager at ESTECO Software India PVT. LTD. Anirudha has a range of skills that include building new customer relationships, nurturing existing ones, helping enter new industries.
9.10am - 9.30am ESTECO Overview & Company Next Steps
Enrico Nobile, Scientific Advisor, ESTECO
Enrico Nobile, Mechanical Engineer, is Full Professor of Thermodynamics and Thermal-fluids at the University of Trieste. He has a post graduate degree diploma from Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (VKI) in Belgium. He is one of the founders of ESTECO, and he is the author or co-author of more than 80 scientific publications. He was President of NAFEMS Italia and collaborated with many research institutions including New Brunswick University (Canada), Politecnico di Milano and Consorzio Padova Ricerche. He currently works as Scientific Advisor for the company.
9.30am - 10.00am Optimization and Decision Making in Product Development
Sitarameswara Sarma Akella, Senior General Manager, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.
Dr. Sarma Akella has been with Mahindra & Mahindra since March 2015, currently working as Senior General Manager, Heading ‘Computer Aided Engineering’, ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics’ and ‘Methods’ groups in Product Development for Auto and Farm sectors. Prior to this, he was with Ashok Leyland for 7 years, worked as General Manager – ‘Product Verification (CAE) and Benchmarking’ in Product Development, Technical Center, Chennai. In his earlier career, Dr Akella worked with Eaton India Engineering Center – Pune as Engineering Manager for Modeling and Simulation CoE (Center of Excellence) and also worked with General Electric as Product Specialist in GE Industrial Systems. Completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Masters in Gas Dynamics from Aerospace Engineering, IIT, Madras and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Madras. He did his Post-Doctoral research at Cranfield University, U.K on Aircraft Icing predictions and anti-icing methods.
10.00am - 10.30am Research of Effective Construction of Aluminum Hood for Pedestrian Protection and Low Hood Styling
Osamu Ito, Assistant Chief Engineer, HONDA R&D Co., Ltd., Automobile R&D Center
With more than 10 years’ experience in pedestrian protection and CAE for structural analysis, Osamu Ito has been at Honda R&D Japan since 2006. He received his Master’s degree in Physics at Tokyo University of Science. He started his career as a biomechanics researcher focusing on the injury mechanism of child pedestrian by human FE models. Since 2011, he has been working as a pedestrian protection CAE engineer involving majorly on impactor model development, styling optimization, and plastic parts modeling.