Hanley Innovations

Aerodynamics Software for Education and Industry

Hanley Innovations is a leading developer of state-of-the-art aerodynamics and aerospace engineering software based on MS Windows operating system. Our software packages are complete and require no additional third-party tools for pre- and post-processing, geometry output and aerodynamic analysis. Hanley Innovations' innovative user interface designs serve the dual purpose of providing fast accurate solutions and intuitive understanding of the physical problem. Our software products are based on CFD methods and provide accurate physical results.

Hanley Innovations' aerodynamics software products are used by entrepreneurial groups within fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, consulting firms, university research labs or individual consultants. Customers use our tools to design and analyze airplane wings, race cars, hydrofoils, kites, sails, wind turbines, fans, axial pumps and other aerodynamics products.

Meet our Team

Aerodynamicist & Numerical Algorithm Development

Dr. Patrick E. Hanley, is the owner and founder of Hanley Innovations. Dr. Hanley earned his B.S. degree (summa cum laude) in aerospace engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York and his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also completed his minor in the area of management of innovation and technology at MIT's Sloan School of Management.

Recent Activities

"Reviewer for NASA Postdoctoral Program", 2016 to present.

"Stallion 3D with HIST Results", 6th AIAA CFD Drag Prediction Workshop, AIAA Aviation, June 16 - 17, 2016

"Talking CFD Roundtable (Video)", Talking CFD Live, 13th May, 2016

"Development Cycles of Hand Launched UAVs", TU Delft Leonardo Times Magazine, April, 2016

"EP05 - Patrick Hanley of Hanley Innovations", Talking CFD Podcast, 29th March, 2016

"Stallion 3D and OpenVSP", OpenVSP Workshop 2015, August 2015

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Universities, Research Labs and Companies

Our customers leverage their design & engineering knowledge with our software products to develop outstanding products and services. The following companies, consultants and universities are among our customers:

A partial list of our customers can found here.

Hanley Innovations News

Stallion 3D was featured in the April, 2016 Issue of Digital Engineering. Read more.

Hanley Innovations was mentioned in the July,2015 Issue of Digital Engineering. Read more.

A recent NASA report used Stallion 3D to determine the stability of CubeSats during planetary entry missions. Download PDF report.