Did you know that many of MSC Software’s solutions are available at NIAR?

We would like to highlight this for you with a series of 3, half-day workshops, to introduce you to MSC Software solutions and solution experts. The workshops are open to NIAR’s engineering students, faculty, researchers and local industry. Join us for one workshop or all three!

Workshop Series Overview

  • Day 1 - Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - Simulation of Metal Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace
  • Day 2 - Wednesday, April 17, 2019  - Composites for Aerospace
  • Day 3 - Thursday, April 18, 2019 - Composites for Additive Manufacturing

Workshops At-a-Glance

Day 1 Agenda – Metal AM for Aerospace - Introduction to Simufact Additive

8:00-9:30: Intro to Simufact.Additive
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45- 10:15: Demo
10:15-12:00: Hands on Workshop
12:00- 1:30 Lunch and Q&A

Day 2 Agenda – Composites for Aerospace - Introduction to e-Xstream and Digimat

8:00-10:00: Modeling CFRP their failure with Digimat
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15: Improving Manufacturing simulation with Digimat
11:15-12:00: New Material Development
12:00- 1:30 Lunch and Q&A

Day 3 Agenda – Composites for AM - Additive Manufacturing holistic simulation approach for Plastics

8:00-8:30: Welcome and General Intro to AM for Composites
8:30-9:00: Process Simulation
9:00 – 9:30: Exercise in Digimat AM
9:30-9:45: Break
9:45-10:45: Intro to Material Engineering
10:45-11:00: Digimat MF and FE
11:00-11:45: Intro to Part Performance
11:45-12:30: Digimat RP


Join us
at the National Institute for Aviation Research in the Experiential Engineering building Room 164 in the morning and have lunch with us in the afternoon. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

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The following subject matter experts from MSC’s field and applications teams will present the material and be ready for one-on-one discussions with you.


Arjaan Buijk

Technical Business Development

After receiving his MS in Aerospace Engineering from the Technical University of Delft, he joined MSC.Software in 1988. In 2008, he joined Simufact, and is responsible for the Americas region. Since 2015, he is technical business development manager for MSC.Software, responsible for the Simufact products in the Americas region. Over the course of 30 years in the industry, he has gained specific expertise in the field of metal forming, welding and additive simulation


Dr. Anthony Cheruet

Business Development Manager

Dr. Anthony Cheruet is Business Developer Aeronautics at e-Xstream Engineering for 5 years. He now has 17 years of experience working with FEA Software company with a strong focus on non-linear analysis and material modeling.  He holds a PHD in 2001, focusing his research work on the simulation of thermoplastic composites forming process.


Pierre-Yves Lavertu

Application Engineer

With a bachelor degree in Material Engineering (Ecole Ploytechnique de Montreal) Pierre-Yves started his career as an Interior FAA stress certification and knowledge consultant at Dassault Systems. After 5 years with Dassault Systems, Pierre-Yves moved on to a Finite Element Analyst position at Convergent Manufacturing before landing e-Xstream as an application engineer in 2015.