About Quesada Solutions

Quesada Solutions is a well-established CFD consultancy service with many years of experience. We speciliase in fluids and flow simulations and solutions.

Director Dr. Althea de Souza has 20 years experience in flow simulation and engineering analysis for the solution of fluid flow problems. She previously developed and led a team of specialist engineering analysis and test engineers at Pall Europe and immediately prior to starting Quesada Solutions Ltd was the Senior Design Engineer at dezineforce, providing pre and post sales technical support and web-based training for on-demand engineering optimisation.

Since forming Quesada Solutions in 2010, she has worked in partnership with several other consultancies, including a number of years with Tridiagonal Solutions. She has used several different CFD tools through her career, starting with Fluent in the mid-90s and including the Lattice-Boltzmann code, XFlow and cloud-based SimScale.

Althea is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE), FEANI registered EurIng and a founding member of the NAFEMS Professional Simulation Engineer scheme (PSE) and Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (resigned). She has been a member of the NAFEMS CFD working group since 1998 and chairman since 2002. In addition, she is also commissioning editor for NAFEMS' Benchmark magazine.

Althea's long association with NAFEMS and professional accreditations provide her customers with reassurance of her sound and professional approach to the use of engineering flow analysis within industry. As well as her ability to always provide reliable and professional guidance whether directly or by re-directing enquiries to more appropriate solution providers, whether in terms of current resource or technical expertise.