North America modeFRONTIER Users Meeting 2011

Agenda and Proceedings


(Nader Fateh, Esteco North America)

09.10 Overview of modeFRONTIER and Esteco Worldwide
(Prof Carlo Poloni, President, Esteco)
09.30 Keynote Talk
Advances in Modeling and Simulation - Delivering Design Efficiency
(Nand K. Kochhar, Chief Engineer, Global Materials Engineering and Standards, and Executive Technical Leader, Global CAE, Ford Motor Company)
10.30 Coffee Break
10.45 modeFRONTIER Product Update
(Sumeet Parashar, Esteco North America)

Keynote Talk
Innovization: Revealing Innovative Design Principles through Multi Objective Optimization
(Kalyanmoy Deb, Gurmukh and Veena Mehta Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India)

12.30 Lunch

User Presentations
Use of modeFRONTIER Nested Projects for Optimization of Fuel Cell Operation
(Valerie Nelson, Fuel Cell Systems Research, Ford Motor Company)
Using modeFRONTIER to Implement Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) as it applies to the Design of Washing Machines
(Brenner Sharp, Whirlpool Corporation)
Engine Component Optimization for Concept Design Phase
(Takumi Jinmon, Toyota Technical Center)
Computational Performance‐based Generative Design Approach: Multi‐objective Architectural Form Optimization
(Joel Putnam, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Mahsa Niknam, Illinois Institute of Technology)

15.30 Coffee Break

User Presentations
Morphological Shape Optimization of a Three Dimensional Piston Bowl using modeFRONTIER and Sculptor
(Taylor Newill, Optimal Solutions)
Multi-Objective Optimization of Radiative Heating for Silicon Solar Cells Manufacturing
(Vladimir Kudriavtsev, Intevac)

16.35 modeFRONTIER: Beyond Version 4.4
(Luka Onesti, CTO, ESTECO)
17.15 Close