Tag: automotive

Simulating “On Road” Aerodynamics with CFD for Automotive Design

Michael Barton

Michael Barton

CFD Application Specialist at Altair
Michael Barton joined Altair in 2013, and is currently working as a CFD Application Specialist for the HyperWorks® Core Development Team. He has five years of industry experience working with and developing CAE software related to fluid dynamics. His current role includes contributing to the CFD solver AcuSolve by assisting with the program management duties, conducting high-end benchmarks, testing new features and developing marketing material. Michael has authored two conference proceedings since joining Altair and has participated in several internal/external webinars. He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Michael Barton

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Automotive engineers have been using Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) to design vehicles and vehicle components for many years. CAE has expanded the design envelope for vehicle manufacturers and racing teams, leading to reduced costs and lead-time to explore a given … Read More

Automotive EMC Simulation During the Vehicle Development Process

Jordi Soler

Jordi Soler

Director of Business Development, Electromagnetic Solutions at Altair
Dr. Jordi Soler is doing global business development for Altair’s electromagnetic simulation software and services with main focus on FEKO, one of Jordi’s passions since 2000. Jordi has 17+ years’ industrial experience and a strong background in electromagnetics and in computational electromagnetics. He has occupied several business development and engineering management positions and led multiple product development projects for many industries related mainly to electromagnetics, antennas, electronics and semiconductors. He has won several international awards and is co-inventor of +20 antenna patents involved in licensing deals worth more than $41 million.
Jordi Soler

We have seen a significant increase in the number of electronic components and systems in the automotive industry during the last decade. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) has become a key and sensitive topic for both automotive OEMs and their suppliers. EMC … Read More

Learning Video: Altair RADIOSS

Dev Anand

Dev Anand

Senior Manager - Global Initiatives at Altair India
Dev Anand joined Altair in 2004 and is currently the Senior Manager for Global Initiatives at Altair. He has over 16 years in the PLM industry focusing on global initiatives, business development, global customer support, program management, product design development and people management skills. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Degree from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with Operations from Symbiosis, India. He is also Six Sigma Green Belt Certified from General Electric Power Systems, who has been trained to be Project Management Professional from PMI, USA and also attended the Leadership program.
Dev Anand

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Crash analysis, impact simulation, drop tests: designing structures under extreme loads requires accuracy and scalability. Over the past 20+ years, Altair RADIOSS has become the standard used by leading manufacturers, government agencies and researchers for complex, highly nonlinear simulations in … Read More

HyperWorks Helps Volkswagen Motorsport Develop a World Champion Polo R WRC

Simone Bonino

Simone Bonino

Vice President of Marketing - HyperWorks at Altair
Simone joined Altair Italy in 2001, and is currently the Vice President of Marketing for HyperWorks® at Altair. He has over 20 years of experience in the PLM market, particularly in the field of manufacturing simulation and business development. His current role includes overseeing the global marketing strategy for the extended HyperWorks brand, integrating contributions from the other Altair divisions, and building a cohesive message with dynamic marketing materials for the CAE and PLM market. He holds an associate degree in mechanical engineering from the Istituto Tecnico Industriale (ITI) Edoardo Agnelli in Torino, Italy.
Simone Bonino

Since January 2013 Volkswagen Motorsport competes in the FIA World Rally Championship with the Polo R WRC. Improving vehicle performance it is essential to reduce cars weight and inertia. Drivers perform best lap times when they feel well in the … Read More

Optimization and Simulation Help Designing Safer, Lightweight Aircraft Seating Systems

Bob Yancey

Bob Yancey

Vice President - Aerospace and Composites at Altair
Bob has degrees from MIT, Virginia Tech, and University of Dayton with a focus on Aerospace Composites. His current role is to define the strategic direction of Altair to meet the growing and changing needs of the Aerospace and Composites Design and Analysis community. He meets with companies and organizations throughout the world to gather their input and communicate to them the solutions Altair provides.
Bob Yancey

Altair has been a leader in technology and expertise to develop safer automobiles and reducing potential injury to passengers.  That experience now is helping Altair create safer seating systems for airplanes.  Altair recently presented some of its work for the … Read More

Altair’s Role in Advancing Composites in the Auto Industry: Seven Questions to David Mason

David Mason

David Mason

Vice President Global Automotive at Altair
David Mason, a veteran Altair executive who joined the company in 1994, is responsible for the automotive vertical in Altair’s Global Markets Team. This team is responsible for business strategy and development along with the sharing of best practices (software and services) both internally and externally in key global markets. Prior to his current position, Mason was the Managing Director of Altair’s United Kingdom office. His experience at Altair includes leadership roles in consulting, software product management, and sales. During his time with Altair he has led project teams in diverse disciplines including the development of vehicle systems, CAE, vehicle build and test projects, test data analysis, and custom software development. A large part of his career has been involved with helping organizations adopt and implement simulation led design processes. Before joining Altair in 1994, Mason worked as a product engineer at General Motors Corporation. He holds master’s degrees from The University of Michigan in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.
David Mason

Success in developing the new generation of cars and trucks has demanded advancements in many arenas, including powertrains, fuels, materials, manufacturing methods and design. Computer-aided engineering tools from Altair have advanced as well allowing design engineers to improve vehicle efficiency … Read More

The Challenge of Crashworthiness for Composites Cars

Giuseppe Resta

Giuseppe Resta

Director - HW Automotive Program Mgmt and Business at Altair
Giuseppe Resta

It doesn’t seem so long ago that passenger safety and vehicle crashworthiness were the battleground where automakers differentiated their products. Now, as many OEMs have created product development systems that rely on a CAE-driven strategy to deliver excellent passive safety … Read More