The CONVERGE User Conference attracts some of the best presenters in CFD. This is your chance to hear about the latest cutting-edge research and discuss your CONVERGE simulations with leading CFD experts. This year’s conference offers one full day of presentations each in Pune and Bengaluru.

If you are interested in speaking at the CONVERGE User Conference-India, please contact us. All presenters must register for the conference. In addition, presenters will be asked to submit their slides prior to the conference.

Schedule Overview

Bengaluru

Tuesday-14 May
Morning
Afternoon

Pune

Monday-13 May
Morning
Afternoon
Tuesday-14 May
Morning
Afternoon
Wednesday-15 May
Morning
Afternoon
Thursday-16 May
Morning
Afternoon
Friday-17 May
Morning
Afternoon

Speakers

We’re developing an amazing lineup of speakers to share their latest work in CFD and CONVERGE. Check back regularly for updates on the list of speakers and the agenda for the event.

Keynote-Pune

Dr Avinash Kumar Agarwal

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Registration is closed. Contact us if you have questions.

Agenda

tuesday, 14 May (Bengaluru)

8:30

Registration

9:30

CONVERGE: A General Purpose CFD Solver

Ashish Joshi | Convergent Science
9:45

Steady-State Simulations

Kelly Senecal | Convergent Science
10:10

Turbulence Modeling

Tarique Shaikh | Convergent Science
10:35

Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) Simulations

Ashish Joshi | Convergent Science
11:00

Break

11:30

Volume of Fluid (VOF) Modeling

Eric Pomraning | Convergent Science
11:55

Heat Transfer Simulations

Rainer Rothbauer | Convergent Science
12:20

Radiation Modeling

Akshay Iyer | Convergent Science
12:45

Lunch

14:00

Demo of CONVERGE CFD Software

Tarique Shaikh | Convergent Science
14:25

Pumps and Compressors Modeling

Geet Nautiyal | Convergent Science
14:50

Gas Turbine Simulations with CONVERGE

Scott Drennan | Convergent Science
15:15

Break

15:45

CONVERGE v3.0 and Beyond

Eric Pomraning | Convergent Science
16:15

Closing Remarks

Ashish Joshi | Convergent Science

thursday, 16 May (Pune)

8:00

Registration

9:00

Welcome and Introduction to CONVERGE

Ashish Joshi | Convergent Science
9:20

Alive and Kicking: The Premature Burial of the Internal Combustion Engine

Kelly Senecal | Convergent Science
9:45

Keynote

Avinash Kumar Agarwal | Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
10:25

Modeling Soot Particle Size Distribution in Diesel Engines

Pawan Duvvuri | Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
10:50

Flow and Combustion Characteristics of a Spark-Ignition Engine Fueled with Bio-Methane

Sachin Kumar Gupta | Indian Institute of Technology Madras
11:15

Break

11:45

Capturing Pressure Oscillations in Numerical Simulations of Internal Combustion Engines

Sreenivasa Rao Gubba | General Electric
12:10

Effect of Direct Fuel Injection Strategy on Combustion, Performance and Emissions of a Port Fuel Injected Compressed Natural Gas Engine Using Simulation Tools

Virendra Jagtap | COEP-ARAI
12:35

Accelerating LES and URANS Cycle-To-Cycle Variation Studies Via Concurrent Perturbation Method

Eric Pomraning | Convergent Science
13:00

Lunch

14:00

Validation of Pre & Post Spray Impingement Parameters for Diesel Engine Based Exhaust Aftertreatment System Using CONVERGE 2.4

Shirdi Chakkamadathil | Cummins Emission Systems

Study on Direct Water Injection in a GDI Engine by Using CONVERGE

Ankit Raut | Indian Institute of Technology Madras
14:25

Prediction of Primary Atomization of Urea Water Spray Using CONVERGE CFD

Swati Ajetrao | Cummins Emission Systems

Intake, Exhaust Manifold and Mixer Optimization for Achieving Equal EGR Distribution to Each Cylinder Using 1D-3D Coupled Simulations Approach

Samir Dhatkar | FEV India Pvt Ltd
14:50

Exhaust Aftertreatment Modeling with CONVERGE

Scott Drennan | Convergent Science

Influence of Break-Up Model Parameters & Injection Rate Shape in Diesel Spray Characteristics and Comparison of Biodiesel Blends Using CONVERGE

Shirdi Chakkamadathil | Vellore Institute of Technology
15:15

Break

16:00

Study of the Effect of Intake Ports in Charge Motion and Combustion Development for PFI & GDI Gasoline Engines

N. Karthikeyan | Mahindra & Mahindra
16:25

Fundamental Validation of SCR System Modeling Using CONVERGE

Marua Mohanty and Ganesan Subramaniam | Caterpillar India Pvt Ltd
16:50

CONVERGE v3.0 and Beyond

Eric Pomraning | Convergent Science
17:15

Closing Remarks

Ashish Joshi | Convergent Science

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