Reaction Design Distinguished Speaker Video Series Presents Distinguished Professor Rolf Reitz of UW-Madison

San Diego, CA – March 22, 2011 – Reaction Design, the clean combustion modeling leader, announced today that a video interview with Professor Rolf Reitz, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and member of the Wisconsin Engine Research Center (WERC), is available for viewing online as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.

“I am delighted to be part of Reaction Design’s Distinguished Speaker Series,” said Professor Reitz. “The video is an excellent way to highlight how spray and combustion modeling enables the automotive industry to increase fuel efficiency and meet global emissions regulations.”

The video interview series featuring Professor Reitz highlights how recent advances in combustion simulation and modeling create new opportunities for engine research. New engine simulation techniques can dramatically reduce the time it takes to model complex chemical behaviors in-cylinder. As a result, combustion simulation can now utilize models of real fuels and can be used in a truly predictive way. 

“We are pleased to have Professor Reitz participate in the series,” said Bernie Rosenthal, CEO of Reaction Design. “His research in internal combustion engines and sprays, advanced computer models for fuel-injected engines and engines with a variety of spray technologies directly connect to our work at Reaction Design.”

To view the series please click here.  

About Reaction Design
Reaction Design, a San Diego-based software supplier, enables transportation manufacturers and energy companies to rapidly achieve their Clean Technology goals by automating the analysis of chemical processes via computer simulation and modeling solutions. Reaction Design is the exclusive developer and distributor of CHEMKIN and CHEMKIN-PRO, the de facto standards for modeling gas-phase and surface chemistry, providing engineers ultra-fast access to reliable answers that save time and money in the Development process. Reaction Design’s ENERGICO software brings accurate chemistry simulation to gas turbine and boiler/furnace combustion systems using automated reactor network analysis. Reaction Design also offers the CHEMKIN-CFD software package, which brings detailed kinetics modeling to other engineering applications, such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) programs. Reaction Design’s world-class engineers, chemists and programmers have expertise that spans multi-scale engineering from the molecule to the production plant. Reaction Design serves more than 400 customers in the commercial, government and academic markets.

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