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About the User Meeting

The NUMECA User Meeting is a unique opportunity to get up to speed on the latest developments and witness some of our brand new cutting edge technology such as our Lattice Boltzmann approach, Discrete Element Modeling solution, the capabilities of our OMNIS™ platform and much more. The 2018 edition will be held in Berlin in Germany on October 16-17. 

The central theme of this edition is 





The agenda of the 2-day conference will boast a number of exciting presentations by leading industrial experts as well as from the NUMECA team.



Why you should not miss it

  • Learn about the latest advancements and trends in CFD 
  • Gain insights on how NUMECA's CFD simulation tools can further help you reduce engineering time and come up with better designs at an affordable cost
  • Listen how key industry leaders take advantage of NUMECA solutions in their design process
  • Meet with our developers and engineering team to discuss your needs and the future directions of NUMECA software solutions
  • Network with other professionals in your industry


Keynote speakers


Rodrigo Correa

M.Sc. in Naval Architecture, Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH (MMG)

Virtual Model Bassin




Tijmen Maas Geesteranus

Naval Architect, Van Oossanen Naval Architects b.v

How CFD became an integrated part of our design spiral 




Prof. Dr. Marius Swoboda

Head of Eng. Science and Capability, Rolls-Royce

Title to be defined




Prof. Dr. Damian Vogt

Professor and Director of the Institute of Thermal Turbomachinery and Machinery Laboratory, University of Stuttgart

Fluid Structure Interaction and the Non Linear Harmonic Method





Josip Basic

Teaching and Research Assistant, FESB

Analysis of the ventilated flow on a surface–piercing hydrofoil




Marco Bovio

Consultant, LeadingEdge Marine Engineering

Validation of a novel approach to full scale self-propulsion numerical simulations




Alex Kruijswijk

Product development engineer / CFD engineer, Royal IHC

Applications of hydrodynamic ship design with CFD




Thomas Ceyrowsky

MAN Energy Solutions SE

Numerical investigation of the circumferential pressure distortion induced by a centrifugal compressor’s external volute



Edward P. Childs

Mech Eng with Thermo-Fluids, Concept NREC

Optimization of a radial compressor at two operating points




Eloïse Croonenborghs

Research Scientist, SINTEF Ocean 

Hull resistance and propulsive coefficients in shallow water with FINE™/Marine




Jouke de Baar

Research Engineer, Damen Shipyards

An overview of recent CFD applications at Damen Shipyards




Xin Gao

Student at Technische Universität Berlin

Analysis of the influence of bilge keels on manoeuvring by means of virtual zig-zag test​




Cosmin Katona

Computational Fluid Dynamics Engineer,  Europem

CFD Numerical modeling and measurement resolution of a rotary kiln application




W. Keustermans

University of Antwerp

Modeling nasal cavities with OMNIS™/LB




Nikola Kovachev, M.Sc.

Universität Stuttgart

Using the Nonlinear Harmonic Method for the prediction of forced response vibrations




Sebastian Krause

Mechanical Engineer, Rolls-Royce

High fidelity NUMECA meshes for unsteady HPC simulations of compressors in off-design




Harry Linskens

Naval, Architect, DEKC Maritime

User defined thrust distributions for ducted actuator disks




Vladimir Neverov

Specialist on compressors, Entechmach RPC LLC

Centrifugal compressor with semi-opened axiradial impellers modernization via NUMECA FINE™/Turbo calculations and FINE™/Design3D optimization



Johannes Ratz

Research Assistant, TU Darmstadt Gasturbinen, Luft- und Raumfahrtantriebe

Centrifugal compressor optimization including impeller, diffuser and volute




Ie-bum Shin

Naval Architect, Seaspeed Marine Consulting

Use of CFD on High-Speed Crafts at Seaspeed





H4 Hotel Berlin-Alexanderplatz - Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 32, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Early Bird registration: 250€  (150€ for Academics)
General Admission: 500 €  (250€ for Academics)

If you are a speaker at our conference, admission is free.

Hotel room special rate

Rooms are available at the venue for a special rate of 104€ with the corporate code sent to you together with your ticket.


Networking Dinner

All participants are invited to our networking dinner on October 16 evening.



If you have any questions or require more information, contact us :

We look forward to welcoming you at the 2018 Numeca User Meeting!

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Anne-Marie Schelkens

Anne-Marie is the Marketing & Communications Coordinator of NUMECA International, responsible for driving our worldwide marketing activities. Prior to joining the company in 2016, she held various roles in the Automotive and ICT industry in Belgium and Spain.


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