Ryan Arnaudin

Autodesk Netfabb

Autodesk Netfabb is a software suite for 3D printing and additive manufacturing. My work has focused on the Simulation Utility, which allows engineers to simulate metal 3D printing processes.

Autodesk CFD

Autodesk CFD is a professional yet easy-to-use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tool for engineers, founded on the philosophy of simulating designs early and often.

Autodesk Flow Design

Flow Design has been called the "easiest-to-use CFD program ever."

Mobile Job Monitor

Monitor your cloud simulations from anywhere.

Web & Mobile Viewer

Making the simulation workflow more connected, collaborative, and interactive.

Research & Facilitation

I have experience leading usability studies, product usability benchmarks, end-to-end experience studies, heuristic evaluations, focus groups, and participatory design workshops.
Projects and Interests

Fusion 360 Airfoil App

An app for Fusion 360 that quickly creates airfoils given a NACA number.

Coyote Bail Squad

A fun, simple open source site that generates excuses for not cycling.


Photography is a satisfying creative activity on its own, and it has also impacted how I approach design work.

Physical Things

I enjoy making things, and making things better. Highlighted 3D printing projects & prototypes.

Shaping a Surfboard

Shaping a surfboard at Sunset Shapers in San Francisco.

TechWomen 2016

Teaching CAD to emerging women leaders as part of TechWomen 2016.

The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero

The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero

Hello World - New Website

Welcome to my new website. Expect updates in the coming weeks.

Best Podcasts of 2015

2015 has been the year of the podcast. These are some of my favorites.

Autodesk CFD Beta

The latest Autodesk CFD Beta opens up today.

A Year of Bikes

Last weekend I gave up my car and committed to a year of biking.