Philippe Young (PhD)
Professor (University of Exeter), Engineering Director (Synopsys)
Prof Young holds joint appointments as both the Synopsys Chair in Computational Mechanics at the University of Exeter, as well as a position as the Engineering Director of the Synopsys Simpleware Product Group. Prior to acquisition by Synopsys in 2016, the Simpleware Product Group was Simpleware Ltd., a spin-out from the University of Exeter founded and managed by Prof Young. Prof Young was recently appointed as an Honorary Professor at the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China, creating new opportunities for UK and Chinese partnerships.