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The challenges of designing composite structures rightly addressed at a successful JEC Americas Forum in Boston

JEC Americas Boston 2014
5 Nov 2014
JEC Group, the world’s leading professional organization for the composite materials sectors, held for the first time in Boston 2 full days of conferences focused on Composites Design, Simulation and the Outlooks for Carbon composites usage in Aerospace and Automotive.

Live Demo from ESI Group

Live Demo from ESI Group

Regularly between the presentations, Networking events have been set up to allow delegates and exhibitors to further exchange on their projects and developments.
The Academic and Live Demo zone also showcased Education and training program from various Universities and delegates were able to experience a live Virtual Reality Demo from ESI Group IC.IDO or again CATIA Software by Dassault and Digimat Solutions by e-Xstream.

 

Celebrating the Best Composites Innovations in Simulation and Design

JEC Innovation Awards 2014 - Boston winners From left to right Mr Goodsell, Ms Hughes, Mr Cuinat-Guerraz, Mr Paladry-Sim, Mr Stack and Mr Assaker

JEC Innovation Awards 2014 - Boston winners From left to right Mr Goodsell, Ms Hughes, Mr Cuinat-Guerraz, Mr Paladry-Sim, Mr Stack and Mr Assaker

JEC Americas Boston has also been the stage of a JEC Innovation Awards Ceremony that revelled winners in 4 categories:

  • Simulation with Autodesk’s “Composites plate-bending simulation tool
  • Design with e-Xstream engineering’s “Nonlinear Multi-scale Material and Structure Modeling Platform
  • Academic with Purdue University ‘s “Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB
  • Student for McGill University’s Nils Cuinat –Guerraz, Stella-Marissa Hughes and Marc Palardy-Sim and their “Design of a composites Liquid-Hydrogen Cryogenic Fuel Tank

Big Success of the 1st Simulation Composites Circle

The first ever Simulation Composites Circle gathered more than 60 top executives and leading international experts from the Simulation sector during an exclusive networking event with prestigious keynote speakers from e-Xstream, Boeing, Purdue and NAFEMS. Among participants big names like St Gobain, Aerolia, PPG, Ashland, MIT, Coriolis, Owens Corning, Celanese, Carbures, Oakridge National Laboratory, Siemens PLM Software, Solvay and Chomarat were to be counted.

 

Save the dates for next JEC Forums in Boston: JEC Forums in Boston, September 22-23, 2015