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New Staff Addition

Anup Gokarn, FLOW-3D/MP Developer
Flow Science's latest developer: Anup Gokarn

Flow Science has recently added another new member to its team: Anup Gokarn. Anup started at the beginning of March, and he will work with Dr. Michael Barkhudarov (VP of Research and Development) on code development. His main focus is on the parallel MPI version of FLOW-3D. Anup obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, December 2000, at the University of Mumbai, India; his MS., Mechanical Engineering, August 2002, at Iowa State University, Ames, IA. and just recently completed his Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, May 2007, also at Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Welcome aboard, Anup!

Breaking News!

Kyle Thomas Ased Marwan
Baby on the left: Kyle Thomas Lukezic. Baby on the right, Ased Marwan.

Boris Lukezic, Flow Science's Director of Engineering Services reports that on Saturday March 31 at 12:24am his wife, Elizabeth gave birth to a baby brother for Amalia and Nikola. Kyle Thomas weighed in at a hefty 9 lb 3 oz.

Yoko Yoshioka and Raed Marwan became parents of their first child, Ased. Raed, a programmer at Flow Science reports Ased was born on March 30th 2007 at 10:27pm. He was 2928 grams and 47.5 cm in height.

Welcome to the world, Ased and Kyle Thomas!

Wedding Bells!

Irfan and Tahsin
The bride and groom in their wedding attire

On March 24, 2007, Irfan Kahn, a former tech support engineer at Flow Science, was married to Tahsin Fathaull at Sheesh Mahel, Bangalore palace grounds, Bangalore.

Best wishes Irfan and Tahsin!

Aspiring CFD Engineers

Monte Sol students visit Flow Science
School's out for the day at Flow Science

This February, a group of high school students from the Monte de Sol Charter School in Santa Fe, NM, and their mentor, Stephen Guerin, visited the Flow Science office to hear a talk by Dr. C.W. (Tony) Hirt about how fluid flow is modeled by starting with the most basic concepts in order to build a software that simulates complex fluid flows. The students have been working on their own simulation projects, including writing a program to model interaction within a casino. We think an engineering degree is a good gamble!