After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a specialization in Structures from Purdue University in 1998, Jeff worked for The Boeing Company in St. Louis within the Boeing Defense & Space (BDS) and Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) organizations. At Boeing, Jeff was primarily responsible for the development of detailed composite analysis methods and was one of the co-developers on the Boeing Onset Theory with Dr. Jon Gosse. Jeff received his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Solid Mechanics from Washington University in 2002. While at Washington University, and in conjunction with The Boeing Company, Jeff worked on extending the p-version FEA theory with Dr. Barna Szabo and the ESRD-StressCheck development team to applications of detailed composite bonded joint analysis. Jeff joined Altair Engineering in 2005 as a Product Line Manager for the Aerospace Industry and soon thereafter became the HyperMesh Program Manager and ultimately the Director of Modeling and Visualization overseeing Program Management of Altair’s HyperMesh, HyperView, and HyperGraph products. Jeff is currently Senior Technical Director – Aerospace at Altair Engineering helping Aerospace industry customers implement design optimization and composites technologies into current and future airframe designs.