Altair announced that Gastón Ezequiel Pérez, a final year electrical engineering student from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Buenos Aires, Argentina, has won the 2014 FEKO Student Competition, an international contest organized in support of engineering education and academic excellence.
Altair has completed its acquisition of 100 percent of EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd and its international distributor offices in the United States, Germany, and China. This development adds the FEKO® solver to the HyperWorks® suite.
EM Software and Systems releases new solvers in FEKO Suite 7.0 A Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) solver has been added to its comprehensive set of powerful computational methods as well as the hybridisation of the Multilevel Fast Multipole Method (MLFMM) with Physical Optics (PO). Three new import file formats are also now available.
FEKO Suite 6.3 delivers several new solver features as well as improvements to the user interface. FEKO users can find more detail in the FEKO Suite 6.3 download area or consult the release notes, which can be found in the FEKO Suite 6.3 installation directory.
EM Software & Systems – S.A. (Pty) Ltd. announced that from 1 September 2013 all import and export CAD filters will be enabled in the FEKO Silver, Gold and Platinum Licences free of charge. FEKO users with paid up M&S will therefore immediately benefit from this change.
Now in its 11th year, the FEKO Student Competition is open to all under-graduates and post-graduates who work on a supervised project in electromagnetic engineering and make use of FEKO. This annual competition is organised to give students an opportunity to showcase their work.