MathWorks Consulting Services is a unique combination of real-world industry experience and MATLAB and Simulink expertise. MathWorks Consultants possess industry backgrounds in aerospace, automotive, communications, financial services, energy production, biotech, industrial automation, and supply chain logistics. Our Consultants tap into lessons learned from thousands of customer engagements and put it to work on your project.
MathWorks Consulting differs from others in our focus on knowledge transfer. We arm you with the ability to use, develop, and enhance your analysis code, applications, or models based on MATLAB and Simulink. After an engagement with MathWorks Consultants, you become more productive and creative, gaining the greatest possible benefit from MATLAB and Simulink.
Another key differentiator is our ability to leverage the experience and knowledge not only of worldwide MathWorks Consulting Services but also of our MATLAB and Simulink product developers and other technical experts within the company to bring insider knowledge on the latest MathWorks technologies.
Arvind Hosagrahara is a principal technical consultant who specializes in helping finance, energy trading and production, automotive, and aerospace organizations use MATLAB algorithms in their business-critical applications. Arvind has extensive hands-on experience developing MATLAB and Simulink applications and integrating them with external technologies such as Java, .NET, RDBMS, and others. He has helped design the software and workflow for a variety of business critical applications focusing on robustness, security, scalability, maintainability, usability, and forward compatibility. He holds a B.S.M.E. from Bangalore University, India, and an M.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
David Sampson is a principal engineer who specializes in applying methods from the fields of mathematical modeling, optimization, control, and software development across a range of industries. David’s current focus is helping finance, telecommunications, automotive, and aerospace organizations use MATLAB algorithms in their business-critical applications. A mechanical engineer by training, David holds a Ph.D. in vehicle dynamics and control from the University of Cambridge, U.K., and a B.Eng. from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Florin Nae is a senior technical consultant with more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive and aerospace industries. Florin works with companies to implement an approach using Model-Based Design for control algorithm design, plant modeling, automatic code generation, and verification and validation techniques to meet ISO standards. He holds an M.Eng in. in aerospace engineering from Polytechnic University, Bucharest and a D.Eng. in aerospace engineering, Nagoya University.
Gen Sasaki is a manager in MathWorks Consulting Services. He works with companies in the aerospace, defense, and automotive industries to implement Model-Based Design and improve development processes to comply with certification standards such as DO-178 and ISO 26262. Gen’s work includes developing embedded software, powertrain controls design, instrumentation, and system modeling. He received his B.S.M.E. from Cornell University and his M.S.M.E. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Guoqiang Ao is a senior technical consultant who works closely with companies in the automotive and commercial vehicles industry to implement Model-Based Design, improve fuel economy and performance, and reduce emissions. Guoqiang specializes in embedded control systems design, simulation and optimization for automotive powertrain and HEV/EV, code generation, and control model verification. He received his B.A. from the School of Automotive Engineering, Jilin University of Technology and his Ph.D. from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Hiroumi Mita is a principal consulting engineer who works closely with customers in the automotive, robotics, manufacturing, testing, and power generation industries. His areas of expertise include power systems, electric motor control, automatic code generation, and control design for the automotive and energy industries. Hiroumi Mita received his B.S. in agricultural machinery engineering from Iwate University and his M.S. in agricultural engineering from the University of Tokyo. He holds 4 patents in Japan.
Joel Berg is a principal technical consultant with over 20 years’ industry experience in advanced process control design and physical modeling with 12 related patents pending. He specializes in parameter identification and controls design for clients in a wide range of industries including aerospace, automotive, energy, life sciences, and industrial automation. Joel holds a B.S. and M.S. in engineering science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Ph.D. in engineering science and mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
John Boyd is a senior technical consultant. John works with customers across a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, biotech, energy, and finance, applying MATLAB solutions to a variety of challenges. He has extensive experience building real-time hardware-in-the-loop computer systems. For over 20 years he has specialized in software used to design, validate, and verify control system software. John holds a B.S. in computer science from Michigan State University, an M.S. from Purdue University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
John Lee is a senior consultant engineer who works with customers in the automotive and commercial vehicles industry to address embedded controls development challenges and implement Model-Based Design. John’s current technical focus is on model verification and validation techniques and ISO 26262. With over 15 years of industry experience, John has worked for Caterpillar and Delphi in a variety of applications ranging from diesel cold start control, semi-active suspension systems, and automotive interior modules. John received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the Ohio State University.
Jorge Paloschi has over 15 years of industry experience in chemical engineering working on simulation of large chemical processes, and in finance where he worked at one of the biggest investment banks in London on simulation of large portfolios. Jorge is a senior consultant specializing in solving complex optimization problems, integrating MATLAB code within production environments, and many other applied mathematics based applications for the finance industry. In addition to his industrial experience, Jorge spent 15 years in academia where he published a number of scientific papers on applied mathematics. He received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Imperial College (London) and a B.Sc. in mathematics from Universidad del Sur in Argentina.
Kerry Grand is a principal consulting engineer. He has 19 years of automotive control design experience working at two major U.S. automakers on the design and development of production software for electric vehicle and embedded control systems. Kerry holds 14 related patents. His areas of expertise include power systems, electric motor control, automatic code generation, and tool development in the aerospace and automotive industries. Kerry’s work in automatic code generation includes customization of production code generation tools, legacy code integration, high efficiency code generation, custom code generation targets, drivers for hardware, and operating system integration. He has also worked on large scale Model-Based Design deployments for both defense and automotive customers. Kerry holds an M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Oakland University and a B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Lawrence Technological University.
Larry Kendrick has over 30 years’ experience in the automotive and commercial vehicle industries developing diesel engine controls, powertrain controls, and hydraulic implement controls. Larry works with companies in the aerospace, defense, and automotive industries on a wide range of applications to implement Model-Based Design and improve related development processes. Larry is a senior principal technical consultant at MathWorks and a Life Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. from Auburn University, and his Ph.D. in control systems from University of Arizona. He holds 13 U.S. patents.
Mohammad Muquit is a senior consultant who works with companies in the biotech, pharmaceutical, industrial machinery, and automotive industries on a wide range of solutions involving image processing, computer vision, parallel and distributed computing, statistical analysis, and Model-Based Design. Mohammad has 76 patents submitted (12 accepted and 64 pending) related to methods and devices regarding biometric authentication and identification, parallel processing systems, binary image processing, and 3-D biometrics. He received a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, an M.Sc. in system information science, and a Ph.D. in computer and mathematical science from Tohoku University, Japan.
Paul Fricker is a principal consulting engineer with more than 15 years’ experience in signal and image processing, modeling and simulation, and application development. He holds a B.Sc. in chemistry from Dalhousie University, an M.Sc. in physics from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Paul Peeling is a consultant engineer who specializes in signal processing, machine learning, and code generation for embedded hardware. He works with MATLAB and Simulink users to develop algorithms and model systems in multiple domains, and deploy the code to real-time targets. Prior to joining MathWorks, Paul worked applying pattern recognition techniques to detect and combat online fraud. Paul has a Ph.D. in statistical signal processing from the University of Cambridge.
Pete Maloney is a senior principal technical consultant with 21 years of industry experience in advanced engine control design, calibration, and development. Pete chairs the Powertrain Control and Calibration World Congress Session, and is the Control and Calibration Committee Cochairman of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He holds a B.S.M.E. from Texas Tech University and an S.M.M.E. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Raymond Estrada is a senior technical consultant with extensive industry experience in guidance, navigation and controls, and code generation for use in an HIL environment. He specializes in helping organizations apply Model-Based Design to develop and deploy embedded software for high-integrity applications that comply with safety standards. Raymond holds a B.S. in aeronautics and astronautics engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Robyn Jackey received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Clarkson University in 2001 and 2002. He is a senior technical consultant and specializes in modeling, simulation, and automatic code generation primarily for clients in the automotive and aerospace industries. His recent work includes modeling and simulation of chemical batteries, software development, and implementation of simulation tools using Model-Based Design in large organizations.
Roger Theyyunni is a senior technical consultant. He works with companies in the aerospace, defense, automotive, energy production, and industrial automation industries. His areas of expertise include model-based production code generation, hardware-in-loop simulation, rapid prototyping, HDL/FPGAs, hardware and software integration, and hardware/software codesign. He has over 20 years of experience developing real-time systems, particularly for hardware-in-the-loop simulation. Roger holds an M.S. in chemical engineering and an M.A. in computer science from Wayne State University.
Sam Oliver is a consultant engineer who specializes in helping organizations improve their operations and logistics through statistical analysis, along with predictive modeling and simulation. Prior to joining MathWorks, Sam worked for a leading supplier of brake system technology on application development for an electromechanical brake program. He also worked as a university research assistant and conducted research on the verification and integration phases of software development within the automotive industry. He received an M.Eng.Sc. in mechatronics, a B.Eng. in mechanical and manufacturing, and a B.Sc. in computer science from the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Scott Furry is a senior consultant. He specializes in helping automotive OEMs and suppliers adopt Model-Based Design methodologies and tools for electronic control system engineering. He has worked with companies from a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, and defense. Prior to joining MathWorks, Scott developed control systems for General Motors and Bosch. His work includes powertrain controls design, rapid control prototyping, hardware in-the-loop testing, engine calibration, and system modeling. Scott received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan.
Titus Edelhofer is a senior team leader. He works with companies in the finance, energy trading and production, and automotive industries on a wide range of applications to automate business processes, reduce development time, and integrate MATLAB solutions into business-critical applications. Titus holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Technical University in Aachen, Germany.
Tom Egel is a principal technical consultant who specializes in physical modeling of multidomain systems using Simscape and Simulink physical modeling products. He has over 25 years of experience with modeling and simulation of physical systems, and is a contributing author to the book The System Designer’s Guide to VHDL-AMS (Morgan Kaufmann, 2003). He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Washington University and a B.A. in physics from St. Louis University.
Dr. Ulrich Wahner is a team lead and principal consultant. He specializes in applying Model-Based Design to production code generation and verification and validation techniques in the automotive and industrial automation industries. Prior to joining MathWorks, Ulrich worked as an R&D engineer at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University Laboratory for Machine Tools (WZL). He concentrated on the design and simulation of automated control systems with implementation on digital signal processors while earning his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University. Ulrich currently focuses on customer jumpstarts and specialized coaching sessions, certification advisories, and process assessments.
Vinod Reddy is a manager in MathWorks Consulting Services. He specializes in helping organizations apply Model-Based Design to develop and verify embedded systems. He works with companies in the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and automotive industries on a wide range of applications to improve related development processes. Vinod has over 20 years of industry experience in developing embedded software including extensive work in control system design, embedded software and systems, and code generation tools.