Mohammad "Peyman" Davoudabadi is a Principal Engineer at ANSYS, Inc. His expertise spans simulation applications in semiconductor and automotive/off-highway industries as well as enterprise-level optimization of engineering simulation platform and processes. Dr. Davoudabadi has architected multiple innovative processes and platform solutions driving significant business outcomes, and has integrated technologies to deliver high-value, enterprise-level solutions minimizing time to value. He has also established and led application engineering teams around industry, applications and strategic business development, and led complex, multidisciplinary projects with large interdependencies. Dr. Davoudabadi's current area of focus is in extending the simulation value to operation, maintenance and service phases of the product lifecycle through IIoT and Simulation-Based Digital Twins. Dr. Davoudabadi earned his PhD in Mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His PhD work was on modeling and simulation of dusty plasma systems.