Dr. Hein holds a B.S. in engineering physics (University of Tulsa,) a M.S. in computational physics (Kansas State University) and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering (University of Tulsa). He has authored a book and some 25 professional trade journal articles on the subjects of pipeline engineering, oil and gas production and computer modeling. He teaches short courses every year in the area of surge analysis and multiphase flow in pipelines and pipe network systems. Prior to the foundation of Fluid Flow Consultants, Inc., Dr. Hein held several key roles with a leading software developer and a major pipeline E&C firm. His highly theoretical academic background is tempered with years of practical engineering experience.
Fluid Flow Consultants, Inc. is a firm that specializes in project consulting and application software sales / support in the area of pipeline hydraulics engineering. Our main thrust is to provide accurate and affordable consulting services and Personal Computer software for the study of pipeline fluid transients (surge analysis) and multiphase flow.