Yan Chen holds a master’s of engineering and a master’s of mechanical engineering from Purdue University.

His areas of expertise include computational fluid dynamics (CFD), heat transfer analysis, component design, data analysis, finite element analysis (FEA), CAD and CAE, simulations, 3-D modeling and reverse engineering.

He has 10 years of experience in research and commercial design environments as a CFD modeler and design engineer.

Chen is skilled in the use of AutoCAD, SOLIDWORKS, Design X, FARO Scanner, SQL, Fluent, Gambit, ANSYS/Modeler and more than a dozen other computer tools relevant to finding data and engineering solutions. He also has extensive hands-on experience in Windows/Linux programming, product component design and equipment buildup/repair.