SoftInWay Instructors

Founder and CEO
Founder and CEO
Dr. Leonid Moroz 
  • 30+ years industrial & research experience
  • Lead designer for AxSTREAM®
  • Formerly with NPO TURBOATOM
  • Expertise in flow path design of gas turbines and steam turbines, analysis of transient operating conditions and in thermal field testing (220MW – 1000 MW)
Director of Engineering at SoftInWay
Director of Engineering
Dr. Boris Frolov
  • 35+ years of industrial & research experience
  • Expert in long blade aeromechanics with numerous publications and patents
  • Formerly with GE Energy, Russia
  • Ph.D. thesis on Optimization with controlled reaction


Structural Expert
Aerospace Engineer
Mr. Joseph P. Veres
  • 44+ years of research and industrial experience including NASA, Teledyne, and Dresser-Rand
  • Primary area of research: development of turbopump technology for liquid propelled rocket engines
  • Designed numerous high-performance compressor stages for small turbojet, turbofan and turboshaft engines for military aircraft propulsion systems
Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist
Dr. Yurii Govorushenko
  • 30+ years of academic, Research and Industrial experience
  • Co-authored 2 books on turbine design and optimization
  • Has more than 80 publications on turbomachinery
  • PhD on Axial Turbine Optimal Design Methods
Managing Director
Managing Director
Mr. Abdul Nassar
  • 21+ years of industrial, academic and research experience with over 20 technical papers published in national and international conferences and journals
  • Expertise in turbomachinery design, aerodynamics, CFD, steam and gas turbines
  • Responsible for business development, training, project coordination, and technical support
    • MSc [Engg] in Rotating Machinery Design
Lead Mechanical Engineer
Lead Mechanical Engineer
Dr. Roman Kochurov 
  • 12+ years of industrial and research experience
  • Expertise in strength of structures, machinery vibrations, rotor dynamics, reliability and lifetime prediction, turbines transient operation and thermo-structural analyses and FE mechanical analyses
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering
Aerodynamics Engineer
Dr. Dmytro Maksiuta
  • 11+ years of industrial & research experience
  • Interests and expertise in turbomachinery design and optimization (1D/2D/3D), turbine leakage estimations and programming
  • Responsible for radial turbines development and support, and CFD simulations (performing and staff consulting)
  • PhD in Turbomachinery
Applications Engineer
Lead Engineer:
Mr. Clement Joly
  • 7+ years of industrial & research experience
  • Expert in axial and radial turbines, cycles
  • Instructor of a number of courses including Axial Turbine Design, AxCYCLE Workshop, Waste Heat Recovery Systems Design, and Radial Turbine Design
  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering