OpenFOAM® Steering Committee

Overview

The Steering Committee comprises representatives from OpenFOAM’s main sponsors in Industry, Academia, Release Authorities and Consultant Organisations. Membership requires a declared alignment to the Offical OpenFOAM release and the project’s core objectives.

Role of the Steering Committee

The Steering Committee meets every six months with the mandate to:

  • Appoint Technical Chairs
  • Assess and sanction projects recommended
  • Initiate new areas for Technical Assessment
  • Assess and conclude Technical Committees
  • Nurture involvement of OpenFOAM Community
  • Sanction fund-raising to support developments

Members include:

  • Permanent Chair
  • Administrator
  • OEMs and Support Consultants
  • Representing Research with OpenFOAM
  • Representing interests of Release Authorities
  • Release and Maintenance

 

Chair

 

Fred Mendonca

OpenCFD Ltd.

 

Administrator

 

Karen Kettle

OpenCFD Ltd.

 

OEMs and Support Consultants

Dr Marcus Renner

Volkswagen

 

Paul Eno

General Motors

 

Dr Yi Wang

FM Global

 

Dr Rob Lewis OBE

TotalSim

 

Representing Research with OpenFOAM

 

Dr.-Ing. Holger Marschall

Technische Universitaet Darmstadt

 

Representing interests of Release Authorities

 

Mike Salari

OpenCFD Ltd.

 

Prof. Hrvoje Jasak

Wikki Ltd.

 

Christopher St John

ESI Group

 

Release and Maintenance

 

Dr Andrew Heather

OpenCFD Ltd.