Rajat Arora

Rajat Arora

Research Scientist | Software Developer

Siemens Technology

Biography

Dr. Rajat Arora graduated with a Ph.D. in the field of Computational Mechanics from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). His research at the time focused on numerical analysis, material science, and scientific software development.

Currently, Dr. Arora is a research scientist at Siemens Technology where his current research focuses on developing computational and (physics-informed) machine learning tools to accelerate scientific discovery and engineering design. Prior to joining Siemens, Dr. Arora worked at Ansys, Inc. where he made notable enhancements to the core solver of the Twinbuilder product.

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Interests
  • Software Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Applied Mathematics
  • High Performance Computing
Education
  • Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics, 2019

    Carnegie Mellon University, USA

  • M.S. in Computational Mechanics, 2018

    Carnegie Mellon University, USA

  • M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, 2014

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), India

  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, 2014

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), India

Skills

Python
C++
Data Structures / Algorithm
Machine Learning
Applied Mathematics
Distributed Computing

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Research Scientist
Aug 2020 – Present Princeton, New Jersey

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing Physics-Informed Neural networks to accelerate scientific discovery and design
  • Optimization of code for GPUs before deployment (on cloud)
  • Tools used: PyTorch, TensorFlow
 
 
 
 
 
Research & Development Engineer II
Mar 2019 – Jul 2020 Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain core solver for the Ansys Twinbuilder product
  • Lead developer of the Digital Twin Development framework for the Twinbuilder team
  • Tools used: C++, Python

Accomplish­ments

Coursera
Neural Networks and Deep Learning
Advanced C++ programming
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