Ken Welch

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Ken was the cofounder and CEO at SIMSOLID corporation. He has over 30 years experience in the CAE industry in a variety of technical, sales and executive roles at companies including PDA Engineering, Rasna, Moldflow and MSC Software. Ken holds a B.S. and M.S. in civil engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Is SimSolid Accurate? We Dare You to Find Out!

It’s been slightly over a year since hundreds of our customers and friends converged in Paris, France at the 2018 Global ATC. The opening keynote by our chief executive officer and founder, Jim Scapa was particularly exciting as this was … Read More

Solving the Geometry Problem: Simulation-Driven Design

Over the years, computer-aided design (CAD) system geometry has evolved…from wireframes to surfaces to solids, and parametric to direct. Simulation, however, remains stuck using the same old beam, shell or simplified-solids paradigm invented more than 50 years ago. As CAD … Read More

Altair Acquires SimSolid

Altair Acquires SimSolid Game-Changing Simulation Technology for Designers, Design Engineers, and Simulation Analysts

Onshape material property integration

Onshape material properties integration The design model integration with Onshape now supports material properties. When parts are imported, Altair SimSolid now checks the Onshape material name. If the name is identical to a Altair SimSolid material name, the Altair SimSolid … Read More

Thermal analysis added to Altair SimSolid Cloud

Thermal heat transfer is the physical act of thermal energy being exchanged between two systems by dissipating heat. Temperature and the flow of heat are the basic principles of heat transfer. The amount of thermal energy available is determined by the … Read More