Category: HyperWorks

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Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman

Senior Vice President for Math & Systems - HyperWorks at Altair
Michael joined Altair in 2006, and is currently the Senior Vice President for Math & Systems at Altair. He has over 25 years of experience in simulation driven development gained in multiple roles in research institutes, product development organizations , and solution providers. In his current role he oversees Altair's new offering for the Math and System market.
He holds a masters and PhD degree in mechanics from the Technical University of Darmstadt.
Michael Hoffman

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In the past, mechanical systems were build and painted, and the controls were added as an afterthought. Design errors and requirement misses all attributed to longer development times and costs.

Computer Simulation’s Role in Advancing Composite Aircraft Structures

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

Dr. Robert Yancey, Vice President of Aerospace Solutions at Altair, recently published this article on Aerospace & Defense Technology about the advantages and issues that arise when using simulation software on composite aircraft structures. Read the original article here. The introduction … Read More

Safe and Effortless Speed: CAE in Motorsport

Marc Ratzel

Marc Ratzel

Director - CFD Solutions at Altair
Dr. Marc Ratzel joined Altair in 2004, and is currently the Director of CFD solutions. He leads the automotive external aerodynamics activities at Altair, as well as supporting business development for HyperWorks in the CFD domain. He received his Ph.D. in aerospace from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and worked as a research assistant at the University of Toronto, Canada, before joining Altair.
Marc Ratzel

Chasing the illusory goal of light but strong has always been the bane of engineers. With respect to the automotive racing community, while speed is paramount, there is the additional objective of driver safety, often conflicting with the light but … Read More

On the Application of HyperWorks for the Design of Bi-Level Trains

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.
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The new Stadler Rail bi-Level Train KISS has been designed by using HyperWorks. In order to perform a large spectrum of analyses a FE-model has been created with more than three million elements. In this 15-minute presentation Dr. Alois Starlinger, … Read More

Safe Landing: Simulation Methods for the NASA Orion Crew Module

Andrew Burkhalter

Andrew Burkhalter

Senior Project Engineer at Altair ProductDesign
Andrew Burkhalter

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In August, a team of technicians, engineers, sailors, and divers spent a week testing and preparing for NASA’s new Orion spacecraft to splash into the ocean after its first space flight test in December. It will have traveled at speeds … Read More

Scania’s Integrated Approach to Simulation and Testing

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.
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In vehicle development it is important to determine the service loads acting on subassemblies of the vehicle. Physical measurements on prototypes or customer vehicles are indispensable in this context, but the efficiency of the data can be greatly enhanced by … Read More

Altair HyperWorks® 13.0: The Innovation Driver

Ulrich Gollwitzer

Ulrich Gollwitzer

Marketing Manager - HyperWorks at Altair
Uli is currently the Marketing Manager for HyperWorks® at Altair. He joined Altair Germany in 2004 as an Application Engineer, and moved to Altair Troy Headquarter in 2007 as Program Manager for solver interfaces. He has over 10 years of experience and knowledge in the CAE market and Altair’s core products. In his current role, he is the technical link between the software teams and the marketing team. He provides technical contents, as well as production of video testimonials and promotional product clips, to employees and the public. Uli holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg and a Master's Degree from the University of Bochum.
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Our goal at Altair has always been to provide the best technology at the highest value to our customers, and the HyperWorks® 13.0 release is no exception. With new and enhanced solutions including linear and nonlinear structural analysis, design exploration … Read More