Johan Rhodin

A swedish guy living in the American Midwest. Here I've collected some resources and thoughts that I find useful.

Online profiles

Current interests

  • Emerging modeling and simulation standards such as Modelica & FMI (Functional Mock-up Interface).

  • Distributed systems, including RabbitMQ and Apache Kafka

  • Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto currencies. Including smart contracts, colored coins, Internet of Things applications and other.

  • Web technologies such as Phoenix framework.

Activities & Presentations

  • 2017 Oct, StLElixir Meetup, St. Louis, MO. Talk about RabbitMQ
  • 2017 Sep, Strange Loop, St. Louis, MO
  • 2017 Aug, North American Modelica Users' Group Conference, SLAC, Menlo Park, CA. Talk and tutorial.
  • 2017 May, 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. Programme committee
  • 2016 Sep, Strange Loop, St. Louis, MO
  • 2016 Aug, CloudAMQP Summer Summit, Stockholm
  • 2016 Mar, IEEE UIUC Chapter, Urbana, IL
  • 2015 Nov, ASME IMECE, Houston, TX
  • 2015 Nov, North American Modelica Users' Conference, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • 2015 Sep, 11th International Modelica Conference 2015, Paris, France, Program Committee (Didn't attend)
  • 2015 May, RoboUniverse, New York City, New York
  • 2015 Mar, HackIllinois, Mentor
  • 2015 Feb, ECE Pulse Presenter, UIUC, Urbana, Illinois
  • 2014 Nov, ASME IMECE, Montreal, Quebec
  • 2014 Oct, Wolfram Technology Conference
  • 2014 Oct, North American Modelica Users' Conference, Georgia Tech
  • 2014 Mar, Modelica Conference, Lund, Sweden, Program Committee (Didn't attend)
  • 2014 Feb, Judge for Presentation Skills Workshop IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (PECI)
  • 2013 Nov, ASME IMECE, San Diego, California
  • 2013 Nov, FMI Technology Day, Royal Oak, MI
  • 2013 Oct, Wolfram Technology Conference
  • 2013 May, North American Modelica Users' Conference, Ann Arbor
  • 2013 April, Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, Boston, MA
  • 2012 Nov, ASME IMECE, Houston, Texas
  • 2012 Oct, Wolfram Technology Conference
  • 2011 Oct, Wolfram Technology Conference


Technical presentation and training at over 40 technology companies and institutions throughout the United States, Canada and Sweden. Focusing on R&D, modeling and simulation and technical computation.

Formal awards, degrees

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Blue belt, October 2013
  • M.Sc. E.E. Linkoping University, 2011
  • Winner of Ericsson Application Creativity Race, 2006

Contacting me

The best way to contact me is on Twitter. If you are not using Twitter, send an e-mail to firstname . lastname @ gmail. com