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Resume Updated: 4 Jun 2011
Wesley Brewer
wes@fluidphysics.com http://fluidphysics.com
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Objective
Computational Engineering Consultant / CFD Engineer
Salary Requirements
Negotiable per contract.
Employment History
Computational Engineering Consultant & Sole Proprietor 2/2004 ~ present
Fluid Physics International
Starkville, Mississippi
I have done a wide variety of CFD-related consulting work for many different agencies. Please visit my website for more information and examples (http://fluidphysics.com).
Assistant Research Professor & Graduate Research Assistant 1/2000 ~ 1/2004
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, Mississippi
Conduct CFD-related research. Work on the development of the UNCLE2 simulation system used by the US Navy. Develop novel techniques for adaptive grid refinement, especially for modeling tip-vortex flows. Keynote paper on numerical cavitation ASME 2003 Summer FED meeting. Best paper Technology Review Journal Spring/Summer 2004.
Mechanical/Test Engineer & Operations Team Leader 8/1995 ~ 1/2000
US Navy (NAVSEA)
Memphis, Tennessee
Operations team leader for world's largest cavitation channel. Primarily involved in data collection using Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV). Developed considerable amount of software for analyzing LDV data, and also automating control of the cavitation channel using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). US Navy certificate of achievement for “exemplary performance and service”, September 1996. US Navy certificate of special act in recognition of distinctive performance which has resulted in benefits to the US Navy, November 1996.
Education
Ph.D., Computational Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2002.
Dissertation "On simulating tip-leakage vortex flow to study the nature of cavitation inception".
Major professor: Dr. David Whitfield.
Mississippi State University Certificate for "outstanding contributions in research", May 2002.

M.S., Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995
Thesis "A computational and experimental study of viscous flow around cavitating propulsors".
Major professor: Dr. Spyros Kinnas.

B.S., Engineering Science & Mechanics, University of Tennessee, 1993
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society, 1992
Skills
Description Proficiency Experience
CFD analysis Expert >5 Years
C programming Expert >5 Years
Parallelization Expert >5 Years
UNIX Expert >5 Years
Post processing Expert >5 Years
Additional Skill Info
Research Areas:
  • Computational Fluid/Gas Dynamics (CFD)
  • Computational Population Genetics (CPG)
  • Computational Design Optimization (CDO)
  • Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
  • Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR)
  • Scientific visualization and data mining
Services:
  • Custom cluster design & construction
  • HPC application development (Fortran 90, C, Java)
  • Cluster administration (Bash, Tcsh, Perl)
  • Web portal interface development (Javascript, Perl, PHP, MySQL)
  • Windows Application Development (C++, Fortran, Visual Basic)
  • Parallel software development (MPI)
  • Linux kernel programming (C)
  • Scientific Software-as-a-service (SaaS)
Software development:
  • Mendel's Accountant: a biologically realistic forward-time population genetics simulator
  • U2NCLE Simulation System
  • CAV2DBL hydrofoil cavitation modeling
  • Falmaiden fluid simulator
Software experience:
  • IOSO Design Optimization Software
  • WRF: Weather Research & Forecasting Model
  • NetCDF: Network Common Data Form
  • NCL: The NCAR Command Language
  • Tecplot Visualization Software
  • PROPCAV: Propeller/Rudder cavitation prediction
  • SolidMesh/AFLR3 grid generation system
  • MPICH2 implementation of the message-passing interface
  • Torque Resource Manager
References
Available upon request.
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