JEREMY GUSTIN, PRESIDENT, CEO
Jeremy Gustin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from CSU Sacramento, and a Master’s degree from UC San Diego focused on advanced structural analysis. He has over 23 years of industry experience performing structural modeling, static and dynamic analysis, and testing of advanced mechanical and aerospace systems using finite element methods. His design and analysis experience of high performance lightweight structures covers a multitude of industries, including aircraft, space, optics, and sporting goods. His structural dynamics expertise has also afforded opportunities to support aeroelastic simulations for several manned and unmanned flight development programs.
ANDY KOSTUCH, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, HERNDON, VA
Andy Kostuch has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Mechanics and Mathematics (2000) and a Master’s in Engineering Mechanics (2001) from the University of Wisconsin, with coursework and research activities focused on structural analysis, computational methods, and test-analysis correlation. His industry experience has centered on advanced mechanical analysis of aerospace systems for government and prime contractor clients. He has leveraged his experience over a broad range of applications including spacecraft, launch vehicles, aircraft, opto-mechanical systems, wind power systems, theme park attractions, medical devices, and basic research. With Quartus since 2001, Andy opened Quartus’ first eastern region office in 2009 to support a growing local client base. As Director he manages a diverse, responsive, and experienced engineering staff committed to providing customer-focused mechanical engineering solutions.
BRENT ERICKSON, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING, ANALYSIS, SAN DIEGO
Brent Erickson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCSD (2002). He has over 15 years of industry experience in the structural and thermal analysis and testing of aerospace and mechanical systems using finite element methods. He has broad experience leveraging advanced FEA for a variety of industries. His expertise is in the structural dynamics and STOP analysis, testing, and correlation of spacecraft structures, payloads, and optical systems. Brent has worked at Quartus since 2002 and now leads a group of nearly 40 analysis engineers with industry-leading capabilities in mechanical and aerospace analysis and simulation-driven engineering.
CHRIS FLANIGAN, TECHNICAL FELLOW
Chris Flanigan has Bachelor and Master's degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has more than 30 years of experience in aerospace structures and structural dynamics. He is an expert in using NASTRAN superelement methodology and DMAP programming for analyzing extremely large models and advanced dynamic analysis. Chris is one of the original Founders of Quartus Engineering, and formerly served as the Chief Financial Officer.
MARK STABB, PH. D, P.E., TECHNICAL FELLOW
Mark Stabb has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics, as well as a Master's and a Doctorate degree in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Mark has over 25 years’ experience in performing structural and dynamic analysis of aerospace, mechanical and optical systems. He has extensive expertise in developing and applying advanced analysis methods and tools for satellite dynamics, flutter analysis, and advanced modal survey pretest methods. In addition, Mark is one of the original Founders of Quartus Engineering, having been its CEO for thirteen years and also served as its CTO. Mark is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of CA, VA, WA, and HI.