Consultants

Interested in outsourcing your CONVERGE simulations? Convergent Science refers such requests to consulting firms with CONVERGE expertise so that we can focus on providing innovative CFD software.

  • Argonne

    Contact Information

    Dr. Sibendu Som
    Phone: +1 (630) 252-5273
    Email: ssom@anl.gov

    Overview of Business Specialty

    • High performance computing resources
    • High performance computing expertise
    • Uncertainty analysis on engine simulations
    • In-nozzle flow simulations for liquid and gaseous fuels
    • X-ray radiography and phase contrast experimental data for in-nozzle and spray model validation
    • Coupled nozzle flow, spray, and combustion simulations
    • Development of low temperature combustion concepts aided by CFD (e.g., GCI, RCCI)
    • CFD based optimization of low temperature combustion concepts
    • Engine experimental data on light and heavy duty platforms for model development
    • Chemical kinetic mechanism development and reduction for CFD
    • Rapid compression machine data for surrogate development and chemical kinetic mechanism validation
    • Full-cycle, multi-cylinder engine simulations with high spatial and temporal resolutions
    • High-fidelity large eddy simulation based turbulence model implementation and validation
    • Prediction of cyclic variability with large eddy simulations
    • Turbulence chemistry interaction modeling
  • Contact Information

    Lyle Shuey
    Phone: +1 (317) 340-9656
    Email: lyle.shuey@czero-solutions.com

    Overview of Business Specialty

    Czero specializes in early-stage R&D, advanced machines and innovative automotive technologies, offering full-service engineering that includes design, modeling, simulation, analysis, prototyping (virtual and physical) and testing.

    CONVERGE CFD Analysis
    • Fuel injectors and fuel systems (natural gas, gasoline, diesel)
    • Combustion systems (PFI, GDI, pre-chamber, dual fuel, diesel, alternative fuel, compressed natural gas [CNG], liquefied natural gas [LNG])
    • Air systems (ports, manifolds, exhaust gas recirculation [EGR], cooling, turbo-matching)
    • CFD for both steady and transient flows that include moving boundaries (valves, actuators, cylinders and turbo machinery) and conjugate heat transfer in solid components.
    • Full-cycle, in-cylinder flow and combustion modeling, including liquid spray and emissions
    • GT-SUITE / GT-POWER engine modeling and co-simulation with CONVERGE
    Related Services
    • IC engine and powertrain development and optimization
    • Fuel efficiency, energy efficiency and emissions improvements for passenger, commercial and industrial vehicles
    • Embedded control systems, novel supervisory control schemes and advanced algorithm development
    • Valvetrain design (camless and cam based)
    • High-bandwidth hydraulic systems
    • Hydraulic and electric hybrid powertrain design & analysis
  • EngSim

    Contact Information

    Brad Tillock
    Phone: +1 (618) 624-5620
    Email: btillock@engsim.com

    Overview of Business Specialty

    • General IC engine analysis and optimization
    • Intake and exhaust acoustics
    • Heavy-duty and automotive cooling systems
    • Vehicle drive cycles
    • Dynamic valvetrain analysis
    • High and low pressure fuel systems
    • Steady flow CFD
    • Conjugate heat transfer
    • Full cycle, moving mesh CFD – 4-stroke and 2-stroke
  • FEV

    Contact Information

    Steve Kraemer
    Phone: +1 (248) 373-6000
    Email: kraemer@fev.com

    Overview of Business Specialty

    Engineering services including design, development, and testing in the following areas:

    • Passenger car diesel engines
    • Passenger car gasoline engines
    • Commercial, industrial and large bore engines
    • Transmissions
    • Vehicle engineering
    • Chassis engineering
    • Electrical systems and electronics
    • NVH – noise vibration harshness
    • Advanced and special applications
    • Value engineering
    • Test systems
    • Aerospace engineering
    • Infotainment and telematics
  • Mahle

    Contact Information

    Hugh Blaxill
    Phone: +1 (248) 375-3001
    Email: hugh.blaxill@us.mahle.com

    Overview of Business Speciality

    • Powertrain design, development, and calibration including:
      • Design services
      • Modeling and simulation
      • Dynamometer testing
      • Flow testing
      • Control systems development
      • Calibration up to OEM certification levels
      • Aftermarket systems development
      • Motorsports
  • SWRI

    Contact Information

    Christopher Chadwell
    Phone: +1 (210) 522-5494
    Email: cchadwell@swri.org

    Overview of Business Speciality

    • Engine design and development
    • Engine and vehicle simulation and modeling
    • Combustion and emission systems development and optimization
    • High-efficiency gasoline engines
    • Diesel engine technology development
    • Heavy-duty engine benchmarking
    • Powertrain electronic control systems
    • Fuel and lubricant testing
    • Tribology
    • Emissions certification
  • W-ERC

    Contact Information

    Chris Wright
    Phone: +1 (608) 819-8833
    Email: chris.wright@w-erc.com

    Overview of Business Specialty

    Application of analytical tools to solve engineering problems. Services in the following areas:

    • CI combustion system development
    • PFI/DI SI combustion system development
    • Pre-chamber combustion system development
    • Natural gas combustion system development
    • Dual fuel combustion system development
    • 4-stroke/2-stroke air and combustion system development
    • Liquid or gaseous fuel injection
    • Knock prediction
    • Alternative fuels
    • Port/manifold development
    • Charge motion and mixture preparation
    • Novel engine concept development
    • GT-POWER engine modeling
    • Air system development (ports, manifolding, EGR, cooling, turbo-matching)

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