Director and Co-Founder
MSc CEng MIET
Jamil Appa is an internationally recognised technology leader in computational engineering and high-performance computing (HPC).
With over 17 years of industrial experience in a variety of roles within BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre (1994 to 2012), Jamil provided technical leadership to 40 staff. Here he developed world-class tools for aerodynamics, acoustics, electromagnetics and material dynamics to live programs, including Eurofighter Typhoon and Airbus A380.
As Co-founder and Director of Zenotech, Jamil leads on the development of new computational engineering tools leveraging the latest hardware technologies on platforms such as AWS and Azure. He provides consultancy on modern computer hardware and software (GPUs) / code modernisation for many-core and leads company activities on airflow modelling around buildings for civil engineering and future flight scenarios.
Recognised as a world-class evangelist for technology advancement in engineering, Jamil continues to guide numerous commercial and national and international organisations, including the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Advisory Group and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the US.