Rich Smith on CFD that won’t break the bank

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Rich Smith is a CFD expert who left successful careers with Fluent and CD-Adapco to start his own, 1 man CFD company. He shares his path to this lifestyle business delivering value for an under-served audience.

John Buchowski on the Ciespace Cloud CAE Platform

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John Buchowski left PTC after 17 years to become VP of Product Management at an engineering startup, Ciespace. Ciespace is trying to shake up the CAE industry with a cloud based simulation platform.

Tony Norton on Topology Optimization for Non-Specialists

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Tony Norton, VP of Marketing for SolidThinking, joins the show. We discuss SolidThinking Inspire’s efforts to arm design engineers with FEA-based topology optimization tools.

Monica Schnitger on CAE vendor financials

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Monica Schnitger is uniquely positioned at the intersection of CAE and Financial expertise. In this interview, she offers advice for understanding the financial health of potential CAE vendors.

Wayne McClelland: presentation for engineers

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Wayne McClelland spent 25 years in the CAE trenches with SDRC. Along the way, he mastered the art of engineering presentation. Today, he consults with engineering companies to pass along those skills.

Mike Shipulski on TRIZ

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Mike Shipulski returns to the show to discuss TRIZ, a Russian methodology for solving problems through semantic breakdown and parallel search.

Michael Tiller on Modelica

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Michael Tiller is president of NAMUG and CEO of Xogeny. In this episode, Michael describes Modelica and explains why manufacturers need it. He also walks through writing the first book on Modelica vs his updated book, funded on Kickstarter.

Ryan Stamm on CFD consulting best practices

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Ryan Stamm shares his unique and incredibly successful approach to CFD consulting. Plus, a couple of book recommendations for leaders.

Intact Solutions CEO, Vadim Shapiro

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Vadim Shapiro joins the show to discuss his company’s “meshless” FEA technology. Scan-and-Solve is a plug-in for Rhino that could easily find its way into other mainstream products.

Mike Shipulski on Humans Engineering

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Engineering thought leader, Mike Shipulski, joins me to discuss everything from DFMA to growing courageous engineers.