Lebanon, N.H. – February 18, 2020 — TurboTides, Inc., provider of state-of-the-art turbomachinery design technology, today announces that Zack Hoyle has joined the company as an application engineer. Hoyle will be responsible for all pre-sales technical activities including demonstrations, training and material oversite. He also will be instrumental in the testing and validation of software systems to ensure optimal application operation. Hoyle’s new role as application engineer was effective January 15, 2020. He reports directly to TurboTides Vice President of Global Sales, Scott Hanratty. TurboTides is the newest and most advanced, fully integrated design system for turbomachinery, including pumps, compressors, turbines (gas and steam), turbochargers and fans/blowers.
“We are glad to have Zack join our team to help provide our customers with the highest level of development and technical support services,” said Hanratty. “Not only will he be a key member for our team’s success in software sales, but he also will be instrumental in providing design engineering services to our clients in the Americas and Europe.”
Prior to joining TurboTides, Hoyle was CEO and lead engineer of Black Pine Engineering, a startup he founded in 2014 where he applied expert turbomachinery simulation and analysis using ANSYS CFX and led a team of four turbomachinery engineers. He also was a manufacturing engineer at Moebius Precision Medical & Aerospace.
“I look forward to being part of the TurboTides team,” said Hoyle. “TurboTides offers unparalleled capabilities with a modern and seamless system workflow, as well as powerful robustness to streamline and automate design processes and I look forward to applying my experience in optimizing customer implementations while developing the next generation of the software.”
Hoyle earned a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University. Among his many honors, he was featured in the Forbes article, “Meet 15 of the Brightest College Entrepreneurs and Their Innovative Start-ups,” in January 2016, and he was awarded the Michigan Collegiate Innovation Prize by the University of Michigan Energy Institute as well as the Department of Energy Clean Energy Prize by the Clean Energy Trust, both in 2014.