Full-Time

Vehicle Dynamics Modeling Engineer

Posted on 2/2/2023

REGENT

REGENT

51-200 employees

Manufactures electric wing-in-ground-effect vehicles

Hardware

Mid

Rhode Island, USA

Requirements
  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a related field and with an emphasis on computational fluid mechanics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the development and validation of high-fidelity models and simulations for aerospace, marine, or other related systems
  • Strong knowledge of vehicle dynamics, fluid dynamics, environmental modeling, and computer science
  • Strong programming skills in MATLAB, Simulink, C/C++, or similar software
  • Experience with environmental models for wind, waves, current, and their interaction with vehicles
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain high-fidelity models and simulations of the seaglider, including its hydrodynamic, aerodynamic, and structural dynamics
  • Develop and validate environmental models for wind, waves, and current, taking into account their interactions with the vehicle and the surrounding environment
  • Collaborate with other engineers and researchers to integrate the vehicle dynamics models into the vehicle's control system and ensure its safe and efficient operation
  • Participate in the design, testing, and validation of the vehicle, providing feedback to improve its performance and safety
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies related to vehicle dynamics and environmental modeling, and recommend new tools and techniques to improve the vehicle's performance and safety
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with hydrofoiling and/or ground effect is a plus
  • Experience in utilizing simulation to assist in DO-178C verification and validation is a plus

REGENT develops and manufactures all-electric, passenger-carrying, wing-in-ground-effect vehicles for coastal travel, offering zero-emission, ultra-low-altitude transportation with a 180-mile range at 180 mph. The seaglider operates within a wingspan of the water's surface, leveraging existing dock infrastructure and is designed to service routes up to 180 miles with existing battery technology and up to 500 miles with next-gen batteries.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$94.5M

Headquarters

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Founded

2020

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

27%

1 year growth

82%

2 year growth

325%
INACTIVE