Cardinal Engineering is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Douglas Algera to the position of Manager of Cardinal Engineering’s Computational Mechanics Division under the Applied Physics Group. An accomplished engineer and program manager, Mr. Algera is a recognized expert in the field of finite element analysis especially as it pertains to shock analysis of equipment and hull structure of naval ships and submarines. Mr. Algera will provide operational management and technical oversight of staff and projects related to computational analysis and finite element modeling of complex marine structures. Mr. Algera’s ability to mentor and train Cardinal Engineers in the nuances of FE modeling and analysis have been proven over the years by the outstanding technical staff we’ve developed and the reputation we’ve built with the US Navy and its shipyards. These skills will serve him well in his new position.