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Aircraft Radome Characterization via Multiphysics Simulation

Eamon Whalen

Eamon Whalen

Application Engineer at Altair
Eamon Whalen works as an Application Engineer at Altair Boston, where he supports Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and optimization software. His interests include multi-disciplinary optimization (MDO), design exploration, and machine learning. Eamon received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2016.
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This post is from a white paper written by Altair’s Eamon Whalen, Gopinath Gampala, Katelyn Hunter, Sarthak Mishra, CJ Reddy Radomes protect antennas from structural damage due to wind, precipitation, and bird strikes. In aerospace applications, radomes often double as a … Read More

HyperWorks Composites Go Multiscale with Expanded Classical Capability

Markku Palantera

Markku Palantera

Director of Global Composites Business Development at Altair
Markku Palanterä is the Director of Global Composites Business Development at Altair, in which role he promotes Altair’s complete offering for composite design, optimization, and simulation. Markku joined Altair in 2017 through the acquisition of Componeering Inc. and its ESAComp software. He was a founder member of the team that started ESAComp software development at Helsinki University of Technology in the early 1990’s as a project for the European Space Agency (ESA). In 2000, Markku along with a few colleagues established Componeering to continue software development and to commercialize ESAComp. He holds a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.
Markku Palantera

Forecasts for composite materials continue to show a very healthy growth throughout the coming decades. While established sectors, such as aerospace and defense, will consume more, composites – in all their forms – continue to penetrate other industries where their … Read More

A Step Towards Understanding Brain Disorders

Jo Hussey

Jo Hussey

With qualifications in materials engineering, Jo worked for a UK independent, contract research and development company gaining experience with diverse numbers of, mainly, high-performance materials, processes and inspection methods for a variety of international clients from European aerospace to SMEs. Based in France since 1989, she continues to provide techno-commercial services on a freelance basis, and is now working with the Altair HyperWorks team.
Jo Hussey

Disruption to blood flow anywhere in the body can result in damage or death of cells. The brain is particularly vulnerable because its correct and continued function relies on a healthy network of arteries, veins and capillary blood vessels. With … Read More

Griiip Develops Innovative Race-Cars, Fostered by the Altair Startup Program

Will Haines

Will Haines

Will has a background in advertising, marketing and business development. He joined Altair in 2009 and in his current role manages corporate marketing campaigns and promotion for the HyperWorks business line. He previously held multiple roles within the Global Partner Programs team including most recently Director of Partner Operations and Marketing for the Altair Partner Alliance. Will holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Michigan State University.
Will Haines

In a sport where fractions of a second separate first and second place, simulation-driven innovation is an absolute necessity for teams to find the winning edge. Griiip, a startup company out of Israel, is leveraging the HyperWorks simulation platform to … Read More

Solid-Lattice Hip Prosthesis Design: Applying Topology and Lattice Optimization to Reduce Stress Shielding from Hip Implants

This blog post is based on the paper “Solid-Lattice Hip Prosthesis Design: Applying Topology and Lattice Optimization to Reduce Stress Shielding from Hip Implants” that was presented at the DMD 2018 Conference in Minneapolis, MN in April 2018. Authors: Yuhao … Read More

Finding the Best Solutions for Powertrain, CFD and Solid Element-Based Assemblies

Guna Krishna

Guna Krishna

Vice President, SimLab Development at Altair
Guna Joined Altar in 2010, and currently is the Vice President of SimLab development. He has over 25 years of experience in CAE. Prior to Altair, Guna worked at PDA Engineering and MSC before he helped incorporate SimLab Corporation. His current role includes directing development and product specification for SimLab. He holds a doctoral degree in Engineering Mechanics from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.
Guna Krishna

Multiple iterations can help realize a design that is optimal for a given problem. An optimal design can lower cost to manufacture, make it lighter, reduce noise, prevent overheating and more. Yet, multiple design iterations are more a wish, hindered … Read More

Designing EMC Compliant Products for a Connected World

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) has become a key and sensitive topic for OEMs and their suppliers in many industries. It is not only important to ensure electromagnetic problems will not occur when integrating components and devices in a system, but also … Read More