Aquanuity, Inc., the leader in strategy-led simulation-powered geocentric water infrastructure digital twin software, today announced the appointment of its new executive role, Director of Research and Innovation.
With over 15 years of water infrastructure simulation product leadership experience with the USEPA and Innovyze (now Autodesk), Feng Shang, Ph.D., will lead Aquanuity’s product research and innovation group, focusing on technical and technology excellence. He will report to Aquanuity Chairman and CEO and will work closely with the chief product officer to empower Aquanuity’s talented technical team to generate traction against business priorities, improve existing products and develop new products, and foster a culture of innovation within the company. Feng will also be responsible for coordinating vital collaborative research and technology transfer with key universities and government organizations. Feng holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University, China and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.
“Feng’s deep technical expertise and successful track record of developing state of the art products like EPANET MSX and EPANET BTX for the water industry make him well-poised to have a big impact at Aquanuity,” said Boulos. “We are excited that Feng has joined us as we continue to advance our AquaTwin product line and take it to the next level.”
Aquanuity is an engineering technology company focused on helping the world’s water infrastructure work better. We blend science and creativity to create cutting-edge innovations that play a critical role in advancing a sustainable future. Our innovative software fundamentally changes the way water utilities and engineering firms can use technology to create and manage safe, efficient, reliable, sustainable, resilient and smarter water infrastructure and build better communities.