Ron-Ho Ni, PhD

Chairman and CTO

Bob is an internationally recognized authority on computational fluid dynamics simulation. Prior to founding ADS, Bob was a senior fellow at Pratt & Whitney in charge of turbomachinery CFD. He is credited for a number of innovations over his 28 year career, including the Ni-Scheme approach to solving nonlinear fluid flow equations, and the application of high performance computing to CFD simulation. He's had an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in turbo CFD over the years, working on projects ranging from the F-22 Raptor jet engine to the 1999 America's Cup yacht. Bob received his BS in mechanical engineering from National Taiwan University and his MS and PhD from Stevens Institute of Technology.