About Our Founder



Our company was founded in 1989 by Dr. Peter Eiseman - the president of PDC and a noted international authority in grid generation technology. Dr. Eiseman has authored more than 150 related publications and is a founding member of the International Society of Grid Generation as well as the U.S. Association of Computationtal Mechanics.

Dr. Peter Eiseman

Eiseman, Peter R.

Affiliation: Founder and President, Program Development Company

Academic degree: PhD in Mathematics

Email: eiseman@gridpro.com

Phone: +1 (914) 761 1732

Address: 300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 409, White Plains, NY 10601, USA


Active member of the following organizations:

  • International Society of Grid Generation (ISGG) [founding member and vice president]
  • U.S. Association of Computational Mechanics (USACM) [founding member]
  • International Conference Series on Numerical Grid Generation [organizing committee]
  • Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering [associate editor]
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Education:

  • B.S. in electrical engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1966
  • M.S. in mathematics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1967
  • Ph.D in mathematics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1970

Professional Experience:

  • Since 1989 - PDC, president
  • 1981-1989 - Columbia University, professor of applied physics
  • 1979-1981 - NASA Langley Research Center, research scientist
  • 1973-1978 - United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), research scientist
  • 1970-1973 - United States Air Force, Kirtland AFB, captain