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17/05/2017

Martin Badenhorst’s presentation on his research into the Design, Optimization and Manufacture of a Carbon Composite Wheel for the NMMU Eco-Car has been accepted for presentation in the 2017 Altair Technical Conference: Europe in the main Technical Track aspect of the Conference – this is to be held from June 26th - 28th in Frankenthal, Germany.
This is massively prestigious and an accomplishment for the NMMU and our Faculty, as it is one of the major global engineering Technical Conferences. He will be presenting in the company of major players from Airbus, Daimler, Porsche, Boeing, Schneider Electric, Israel Aerospace Industry, Fraunhofer, NAFEMS, Jaguar, among very many others over the 3-day event. Altair currently sponsor our Faculty & the NMMU with their advanced analysis suite of products, and are a direct sponsor of the NMMU Eco-Car. Altair is currently the engineering analysis ‘weapon’ of choice for all top OEMs globally and is utilized by over 5000 companies worldwide including Airbus, Boeing, Daimler and several F1 teams (like Ferrari!). Present at this Conference are all the top players in the Automotive, Aerospace, Life/Earth Sciences, Consumer Goods, Energy & Heavy Equipment sectors including very many governmental research agencies. Congratulations to you Martin and the best of luck for the Conference – we know you will do the NMMU proud!