ANSYS user conference

April 20, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

Scaife Hall 125


8:30 am - Welcome & Socialize

9:00 am - Keynote Address - Scott Vader, President, Vader Systems (Liquid Metal 3D Printing) - Leveraging Simulation to Meet Your Design Goals

9:55 am - ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Overview, Richard Mitchell

10:20 am - Break

10:30 am - "Design/Optimization of Oscillating Linear Engine Alternator (OLEA)," by Nima Zamani Meymian, West Virginia University Ph. D. candidate. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gregory Thompson

10:55 am - "Design of Tubular Permanent Magnet Linear Alternator," using ANSYS Maxwell by Jayaram Subramanian, West Virgina University Ph. D. candidate. Faculty Advisor: Dr.Parviz Famouri

11:20 am - "Computational Framework Using ANSYS to Investigate the Marginal Thermal Conditions Leading to Cryopreservation by Vitrification'" by Purva Joshi, PhD student at CMU. Faculty advisor: Dr.Yoed Rabin

11:45 am - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Robotics Club. Undergraduate students: Aaron Blair and Owen Ballew. Faculty Adviser: Jill Johnson

12:00 pm - Lunch

12:45 pm - "An Application of a Tuned Vibration Absorber using Finite Elements," by Penn State Erie undergraduate students: Jeremy Main, Corey Lenhardt, and Nicholas Roth. Faculty Adviser: Phil Jones

1:10 pm “Plastic Blank Firing Cartridge” (using Polyflow®) by Penn State Erie undergraduate students: Jacob Tingley and Michael Rossi. Faculty Advisers: Jon Meckley & Phil Jones

1:35 pm - "Development of a Soft Robotic Muscle-powered VAD using ANSYS," by Jooli Han and Edgar Aranda-Michel, PhD students at CMU. Faculty advisor: Dennis R. Trumble

2:00 pm - Break

2:15 pm - "Finite Element Analysis of Mechanical Behavior of Porous Parts 3D Printed from Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy Powders," by Stephen Isacco, graduate student at Youngstown State University. Faculty Adviser: C. Virgil Solomon

2:40 pm - Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Supermileage Team. Undergraduate student: Scott Delaney. Faculty Adviser: Jill Johnson

3:05 pm - "Analysis of Vibruler," by Penn State Erie undergraduate student: Elizabeth Mamros. Faculty Adviser: Dean Lewis

3:30 pm - "Finite element evaluation of thermal stresses in cast ingots cooled by Cu-chill mold" by Zhanfang Wu, C.I.Garcia, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh. Faculty Adviser: Konstantin V.Redkin

4:00 pm - Adjournment


Contact Anthony Williams for more information.

Street parking is limited. Additional parking is available in the East Campus Garage at 5040 Forbes Ave.

There is no fee to attend the meeting.