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e-Mobility: A Silent Revolution?

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

For more than a century, the internal combustion engine (ICE) – in all its shapes and forms – has been propelling us across land, sea and air. With ever-growing concerns over fossil fuels affecting the environment, as well as their … Read More

Meeting the Challenges of 5G Antenna Design and Radio Coverage

Jordi Soler

Jordi Soler

Vice President of Global Business Development at Altair
Dr. Jordi Soler is Vice President of Global Business Development for Altair's electromagnetic solutions, including FEKO electromagnetic simulation software, one of Jordi's passions since 2000. Jordi has 17+ years' industrial experience and a strong background in electromagnetics and in computational electromagnetics related to multiple areas, including antennas, EMC, RCS and electronics. He has occupied several business development and engineering management positions and led multiple product development projects for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, military, electronics, wireless and telecommunications. He has won several international awards and is co-inventor of +20 patents involved in licensing deals worth more than $70 million.
Jordi Soler

The much anticipated roll out of 5G communication networks will be a boon for telecommunications companies all over the world, but it will not come without challenges. The expansion of the internet of things (IoT) and the proliferation of connected … Read More

Lifesaver to Workhorse: Meeting the Challenges of Today’s Helicopters

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

Evolution towards the conventional helicopter we know today has been long and sometimes dangerous. The ability to take off, hover and land without the need for runways was always foreseen by engineers as an achievable goal having innumerable military and … Read More

Why SIMSOLID is the Technology Every Designer and Engineer Needs to Know About

Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) are intrinsic parts of product development. CAE simulation tools are extremely important because they allow for performance validation and optimization of a product design before the product is physically created. Today … Read More

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.
Eamon Whalen

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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