Andres Vidal, Ph.D.
Senior Software Engineer, Hurricane Research Division
“Computer programming has always been my passion. For me, it’s very natural and intuitive.”
Andres Vidal is the head of the Consolidated Observing Systems Simulator (COSS) for the QOSAP program. He works closely with the scientists of the group by implementing the physical models they develop, test and validate, so the package COSS is always up-to-date with the developments of the group.
2015, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Research Focus: Meshless Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Incompressible Flows
1999, M.S., Computer Science, Universidad Simón Bolívar. Sartenejas, Miranda State, Venezuela
Research Focus: Modifications to the DASSL code to solve Differential Algebraic Equations of Index 3″
1993, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Simón Bolívar. Sartenejas, Miranda State, Venezuela
Research Focus: 3D Laminar Flow in Curvilinear Coordinates
1989, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Simón Bolívar. Sartenejas, Miranda State, Venezuela