On Monday, April 12 the Americas winners was announced, View the exciting awards announcement video here below!
Congratulations to Winners of Simulate to innovate Award Sponsored by Altair:
Winner: Milhas Gerais, UFSJ – Brazil
Milhas Gerais created a very engaging report which identified two major factors to improve their vehicle’s performance and executed a sound simulation plan to find improved designs. The work to improve the aerodynamics of the entire vehicle shell is impressive.
Runner-up: Ecocar UNICAMP, UNICAMP – Brazil
EcoCar Unicamp produced excellent simulation work to improve wheel aerodynamics and reduce the steering system weight. The myriad difficulties in improving a complex steering system were well explained.
Lead Judge: Mak Gilbert, Chief Engineer – West, Altair