Composites Momentum

I’ve been involved in several composites events in the past month and there is a lot of momentum building for composites. First off was the CAMX show in Orlando which was a joint conference between SAMPE and ACMA. I presented … Read More

Featured Event: Altair at Supercomputing 2014

Supercomputing 2014 (SC14) kicked off yesterday in New Orleans, LA. High-performance computing (HPC) experts have gathered in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center to discuss networking, storage, and analysis using HPC, which provides a gateway to new discoveries across many fields of endeavor. 

Model-Driven Innovation

This guest post on Innovation Intelligence was written by Laurent Bernardin, Executive Vice President at Maplesoft. Maple and MapleSim for Mathematical Analysis and Systems Simulation are available through the Altair Partner Alliance. Many engineering organizations are facing major challenges involving time-to-market and cost … Read More

Featured Event: ATCx Powertrain in Munich, Germany

Engine performance and ride and handling are differentiators for luxury sport automotive products in particular. Engineering for durability and to reduce noise, vibration, and harshness requires the use of predictive tools early in the design process. Historically, this type of … Read More

Altair Employees Unite to Fight Pediatric Cancer

On an unseasonably warm, sunny autumn day two weeks ago, Altair employees and their families came together in support of the Children’s Oncology Group and its effort to find a cure for pediatric cancer. This 3K walk for a cure fundraising event took … Read More

Quote of the Month

“Engineering is the art of modelling materials we do not wholly understand, into shapes we cannot precisely analyse so as to withstand forces we cannot properly assess, in such a way that the public has no reason to suspect the … Read More

The Passionate Engineer

Engineers have been stereotyped as rational, left-brained individuals who are too practical to be passionate. Well, think again. If you are an engineer, you know exactly what I am talking about: precision, critical and analytical skills are not the antithesis … Read More

Rethinking Running Blades

When the U.S. Paralympian runner, Blake Leeper, who was born without legs below the knee, challenged the audience of industrial designers at the 2013 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) conference to advance running blade technology, what did Altair do? … Read More