Numerical Design Inc.

Numerical Design Inc.

Numerical Design Inc. provides customer-driven solutions to complex problems that involve multiple physical phenomena interacting through non-standard or non-linear couplings. Each specific problem has unique requirements which demand flexible approaches to obtain profound solutions. We pride ourselves on rapid response to our clients’ pressing problems which allow engineers and technical leaders to make product development and validation decisions in a time critical manner. Numerical Design Inc. engineers work with technical professionals from a variety of industries in diverse fields such as: automotive, aerospace, solar power, biomedical devices, immunoassay, analytical instruments, and microfluidics.

Dr. Carl D. Meinhart leads the NDI technical team, and has 12 years of experience using COMSOL Multiphysics solving problems ranging from fundamental microfluidics research to analysis and development of commercial products. Dr. Meinhart is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California – Santa Barbara. He holds five patents, 50+ publications, and is a Fellow of the American Physics Society.

Areas of Expertise

Numerical Design Inc. has extensive experience in developing and using COMSOL models in the areas:

  • MEMS
  • Microfluidics
  • Electrokinetics
  • Semiconductor cooling strategies
  • Heat transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical processes

Numerical Design Inc. offers a variety of COMSOL training classes, ranging from one on one consultation to presentations to large technical groups. Training sessions can be tailored to the customer’s individual needs. The scope of the class can range from:

  • Mathematical modeling
  • General FEM theory
  • Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Problem solving for specific COMSOL models

The mission of Numerical Design is to merge the two worlds of precision numerics with the creativity of design to yield key insights into the understanding of physical phenomena, and to use these insights for rapid client product design and validation.

Address & Contact Info

Dr. Carl Meinhart
Numerical Design Inc.
Tel: 805 637 7859