Dr.-Ing Ahmad Abrass
IT Project Manager - Software developer

Education


03/2008 – 03/2013 PhD in Mechanical Engineering/Computational Engineering
Subject: „New Algorithms (SSEA) to Accelerate the Simulation of Roll Forming Processes“
Technische Universität Darmstadt
04/2006 - 02/2008 Master degree in Mechanical and Process Engineering
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Master thesis: Development of numerical method (Cut-Expand-Method) for the Simulation of flow splitting
Focus:
• Finite Element Method
• Software development
04/2005 - 03/2006 Computer science
Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences
08/1998 - 08/2003 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Design and Production technology)
Aleppo University/Syria
Focus :
• CAD Systems
• Production engineering
• Software technology

Professional Experience


Since 03/2013 Team leader for software and electronics, Rittal GmbH & Co. KG, Herborn
03/2008 – 03/2013 Research professor assistant at the Institute for Production Engineering and Forming Machines
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Research areas:
• Development of numerical algorithms to optimize and accelerate the FEM simulations using C++, Py-thon and C#
• Creation of software architecture
• Development of software using C#, C++, UML, OpenGL und Microsoft SQL Server
04/2006 - 02/2008 Software developer
Technische Universität Darmstadt
• Development of web applications using ASP.Net und C#
• Development of numerical methods for finite element simulation
• Development of software for CAD-systems
10/2003 - 09/2004 Consultant for mechatronic systems, ASTCO, Syria
01/2000 – 03/2003 Software developer, Syria
• Development of software for CNC-Machine using C++/MFC
• Development of software for information management using SQL-Server

Articles


TitleAuthors
Ausnutzung der Stationarität des Walzprofilierprozesses in der FE-Simulation zur beschleunigten Auslegung von Profilblumen Özel, M.; Abrass, A.; Groche, P.: 16. Workshop: Simulation in der Umformtechnik, Dortmund, 2013
Neuer Algorithmen zur Beschleunigung der FESimulation von Spalt- und Walzprofilierprozessen Abrass, A.; Rullmann, F.: Im Tagungsband zum 8. Fachtagung Walzprofilieren, 2012, pp. 175- 190
The Cut-Expand-Method for the FE-simulation of steady-state rolling processes Rullmann, F.; Abrass, A.; Kruse, M.; Groche, P.: Metal Forming 2012. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., Weinheim, 2012
Leichter bauen, schneller simulierenGroche, P.; Beiter, P.; Abrass, A.: In: Bänder, Bleche, Rohre (5) pp. 66-67, 2012
Optimizing Roll Forming Processes with the Aid of a New Numerical Algorithm Abrass, A.; Kessler, T.; Groche, P.: Key Engineering Materials, 504-506, 857, 2012
Accelerating the FE-Simulation of Roll Forming Processes with the Aid of specific Process’s Properties Abrass, A.; Özel, M.; Groche, P.: Numisheet 2011, AIP Conference Proceedings Volume 1383, pp. 962-969, 2011
Usage of similarity in incremental bulk forming for speed up the FE-Simulation Abrass, A.; Groche, P.: Numiform 2010, AIP Conference Proceedings Volume 1252, American Institute of Physics, 2010
New Algorithms for Thermo-mechanical FE-Simulation of Quasi-periodic Processes Groche, P.; Abrass, A.: Steel research international Vol. 81, 6. Apr 2010
Effiziente Algorithmen zur Simulation inkrementeller Umformverfahren Bauer, S.; Schäfer, M.; Abrass, A.; Groche, P.: Abschlussbericht „Modellierung inkrementaeller Umformverfahren“ , 2010
Efficient algorithms for the simulation of incremental forming processes Groche, P.; Abrass, A.; Fritsche, D.: Modelling of incremental forming processes, Final Report of The DFG priority programme SPP 1146, 2003 – 2009
Neue Methode für die Simulation von kontinuierlichen Umformprozessen Groche, P.; Abrass, A.: In: Tagungsband zum 12. Workshop, Simulation in der Umformtechnik, Dortmund, 03/2009, pp. 169-179

Contact Me


Email: info@abrass.de