Roel Van De Velde – Topic Moderator for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

Roel Van De Velde graduated with a Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology in 2001, with a major in Dynamics & Control.

After that, he joined TNO-MADYMO North America where he held various engineering and sales positions in the field of automotive crash safety, injury biomechanics and crash test dummy computer model development.

In 2007 he joined Humanetics Innovative Solutions, the global leader in crash test dummies and finite element dummy simulation models. After a brief period at LMS International in 2012, which later became Siemens PLM, he joined ESTECO North America in 2013, where he currently serves as Director of Aerospace & Defense.