Santosh. T. Patil

Santosh Patil has good exposure to CFD services, Software development and team management. He has played an important role in development of FluidNexus software from requirements to realization. He posses a good command over C/C++ programming, API libraries (Qt, VTK, Simmetrix, Pro/Toolkit), Scripting (Python, Scheme, Shell Scripts) as well as CFD softwares (Fluent, TGrid, AcuSolve, ICEM-CFD, OpenFOAM, UH3D).


  • M. Tech. , Mechanical (Thermal & Fluids Engg.), IIT Bombay
  • B. E. , Mechanical Engg., Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Professional Experience:

    1. Co-founder Director, Novus Nexus
    2. Manager (Software Development), ESI Group / Mindware Engg.: (5 years )

Santosh coordinated between CFD analysts and software developers to accomplish various service projects. He built and managed a team of software developers responsible to develop various customized CFD softwares. He contributed to built following softwares:

      • UH3D-GUI (UnderHood 3D is a cartesian CFD solver mainly used for quick vehicle front end thermal management studies.)
      • RAD+ (Add on application to qualitatively analyse the RadTherm results and automatically find root-cause for hot-spots in complex automotive problems.)
      • UHRAD (UH3D-RadTherm coupling program.)

He also contributed towards development of various add-on applications using ICEM-CFD (tcl/tk), Fluent (Scheme Scripting), RadTherm, CFD-FEA/CFD-NVH data mapping application, DOE Studies, SIMPACK.

  1. Trainee Engineer, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (8 months)
  2. Research Assistant, Steam Power Laboratory, IIT Bombay.