Rennan Hu

macht ein Sabbatical.

Until 2020, Application Engineer, CADFEM (Suisse) AG

Degree: Master of Science ETH, ETH Zürich

Zürich, Switzerland


Professional experience for Rennan Hu

  • Current , since Mar 2020


    IBZ Schulen AG

    - Part-time lecturer for fluid mechanics course within Mechanical Engineering Technik HF class

  • 4 years and 3 months, Dec 2015 - Feb 2020

    Application Engineer

    CADFEM (Suisse) AG

    - Performed multiphysics (CFD, FEM, DEM) calculations for companies in the area of virtual product development - Delivered technical pre-sales support to enable software sales by translating customer requirements into software solutions - Provided software support and conducted training to transfer best-practice know-how to clients - Managed customer projects including acquisition, time management and quality assessment of reports

  • 1 year, Nov 2014 - Oct 2015

    Scientific Researcher

    ETH Zürich

    - Research on ignition systems for large gas engines including experimental flow visualisation (Schlieren Imaging) as well as numerical analysis (CFD simulation)

  • 3 months, Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

    R&D Intern

    Magna Steyr China

    - Comparison of commercial CFD codes based on 3D Ahmed body benchmark - Geometry Clean-Up for Aero and HVAC simulation models using Hypermesh - HVAC defrost simulations - Wind tunnel testing on the clay model mockup

  • 3 months, Mar 2013 - May 2013

    R&D Intern


    - Simulation of the Engine Cool-down Process - Creation of an engine mockup (CAD creation in NX, meshing in Hypermesh) - Natural convection simulation of engine mock-up cool-down process using a coupling method including Radtherm (Radiation) and Star-CCM+ (Fluid Flow)

  • 4 months, Oct 2011 - Jan 2012

    R&D Intern

    Alstom Power

    - Performed thermodynamic optimization of last-stage low pressure steam turbines using an in-house 1D thermal simulation code

  • Praktikant

    Endress & Hauser

    - Six weeks industrial internship in the workshop (milling, drilling etc.)

  • Teaching Assistant ETH

    ETH Zürich

    - Worked as teaching assistant for following lectures: Fluid Dynamics I - Spring Semester 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Fluid Dynamics II - Autumn Semester 2013 Mechanics I - Autumn Semester 2010 Included tasks leading weekly tutorial groups by: - solving example problems in front of classes - supporting students on solving weekly problems and explaining lecture content - monitoring and correcting testat exam papers within the semester

Educational background for Rennan Hu

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 2012 - May 2014


    ETH Zürich

    - Study focus in energy and flow processes - Master thesis: Multiple cycle Large-Eddy simulations of a direct injection natural gas engine - Exchange semester at National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2012

  • 2 years and 9 months, Sep 2008 - May 2011


    ETH Zürich

    - Study focus on energy and flow processes - Bachelor thesis: Aerodynamic optimisation of a racing wheel-chair


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • Chinese


  • French


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