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HyperMesh: To generate HTML mesh quality report

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.
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This feature creates an HTML mesh quality report. The report can be generated for the current model or multiple models saved in a folder.  The tool uses the standard HyperMesh criteria file as input. It summarizes the Quality Index (QI) calculations, along … Read More

Danish Team Uses HyperWorks to Prove the Value of Topology Optimization for Concrete Architectural Structures

Simone Bonino

Simone Bonino

Vice President of Marketing - HyperWorks at Altair
Simone joined Altair Italy in 2001, and is currently the Vice President of Product Marketing 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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Denmark’s Aarhus School of Architecture was interested in exploring the potential of applying the kind of simulation-based topology optimization used in the automotive, aeronautical and naval industries to architectural concrete structures and coupling it with robotic fabrication of polystyrene formwork … Read More

Simulation Driven Design in Electronics: Changing the Industry that Changes You

Molly Heskitt

Molly Heskitt

Senior Director - Electronics at Altair
As Senior Director of Business Development for Altair, Molly has global responsibility for the electronics industry. She works with global electronics companies and industry experts to help align the company’s advanced technologies to address industry-specific challenges, with the goal of making Altair’s customers the most competitive. Prior to joining Altair, Molly was an Associate Professor at Changchun University in China, where she conducted research and taught courses with a heavy emphasis on product design and manufacturing engineering. She joined Altair in 2000 and held various engineering roles prior to assuming her current position. Molly holds a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Jilin University in China, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University in Michigan, USA.
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The consumer electronics industry has a more dramatic effect on our lives today than at any other time in history, and the pace of change in this industry is mind-numbing. Never have you seen such a passionate demand and obsessive … Read More

Partner Spotlight: TES International is Now Part of the HWPA

Sridhar Ravikoti

Sridhar Ravikoti

Technical Director - Global Partner Programs at Altair
Sridhar Ravikoti is the Technical Director of Global Partner Programs at Altair. He has been with Altair since 2000, gaining experience in engineering product development and software program management. In his current role as a technical lead for the Altair Partner Alliance, Sridhar drives a synergetic relationship between Altair offering and its Partners. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Osmania University in India, and a Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor degree in Applied Mechanics.
Sridhar Ravikoti

Thermal analysis software, ElectroFlo, can now be downloaded on their website The HWPA has launched a new partner, TES International. Their software, ElectroFlo, is an electronics cooling package that combines coupled thermal/electrical analysis with a user-friendly GUI to provide solutions … Read More

Challenges and Opportunities in the Oil & Gas Industry

Rick Watkins

Rick Watkins

Regional Manager at Altair
Rick Watkins is the Altair Business Development Manager for the energy industry. He received his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from MIT, and Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from University of Texas at Austin. His professional interests include Enterprise Solutions with data analytics, numerical optimization and high-performance computing. He has spent the last 8 years working with customers to implement innovative design processes and leverage high-performance computing in their engineering environments. He lives in Houston, Texas with his wife, two kids and two dogs.
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In this article, we will be looking at such trends as the impact of globalization and cloud-based services. How have oil and gas companies evolved and embraced new IT demands? What pressures are these companies feeling now and how will … Read More

Model Calibration Using Optimization Techniques

Fatma Kocer-Poyraz
Fatma Kocer-Poyraz

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When we think of optimization, we naturally think of finding the design with minimum cost, maximum performance, etc. However, we can use optimization methods for objectives other than minimizing or maximizing. One of these use cases is to meet a … Read More

Why Composites Are Taking Off in the Aviation Industry

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

Composites are flying high in the aircraft industry as manufacturers look for ways to reduce weight, improve performance and create a better customer experience. Composites, of course, weigh considerably less than conventional aluminum and titanium materials, and they offer a … Read More