Dev Anand

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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.

Script of the Month

Script Exchange In July 2011, the Macro Exchange, which existed on our web site for several years, had a major facelift and was renamed into the Script Exchange. The aim was to provide new layouts and new tools for searching, … Read More


The SYSSETTING command can be used in the I/O Options section to alter system settings. Most of these options can also be specified in the config file (hwsolver.cfg). Panel Description: To access SYSSETTINGS within HM11.0, go to Analysis >  Control … Read More

Learning Video: Composites Free Size Optimization

OptiStruct offers a comprehensive optimization package aimed to simplifying the design of composite structures. This package includes three main optimization phases and associated techniques: Concept (free size), Dimension (size) and Sequence (shuffling). This video will focus on phase one, concept … Read More

Mesh Extend Using Mesh Edit Panel

Topic details: The extend subpanel is used to create smoothly-meshed connections between different components that do not quite touch, but are meant to. Mesh can be imprinted such that both components are remeshed to match, or the source comp is remeshed to … Read More