July 2021
Featured Stories

In Ansys Maxwell, windings can be added in Eddy Current and Transient Solvers. There are two types of conductors when assigning the windings: Solid and Stranded. What is the difference?...Read More
Flownex Friday Tech Tips
Welcome back to our new weekly blog series - Flownex Friday Tech Tips. Each week we provide a new demonstration on our blog for getting the most out the powerful simulation tool Flownex. Included below you will find a list of the entire series. Check www.padtinc.com/blog/ each Friday for a new tip.

Flownex Friday:
  1. Adding a Background Image in Flownex
  2. Working with Global Parameters
  3. Input Sheet Hacks
  4. How to Make a Great Compound Component
  5. Custom Result Layers
  6. Creating Custom Fluids
  7. Using Views to Bridge Networks Across Multiple Pages
  8. How to Setup an External Shared Database in Flownex
Check This Out!

Together with our good friends and partners at ASU, PADT helped to develop the new Engineering Project Manager program. This certification course creates a road map for the engineering project teams to successfully deliver projects within scope, on schedule, and on budget. With successful completion of this course and execution of the applied project, participants will have a core understanding of engineering project management fundamentals, the project life cycle, key project deliverables, and how to apply that knowledge to bring value to their organizations...Read More

PADT Short Story Series
A lost battery. A budding romance. And a murderous cult. The newest entry in A PADT Engineer in King Atiball's Court is now live and it's a thrill ride. Read the short preview below and click the link to check out Chapter 6, “Temple of Spies.”

Also, if you still need to catch up, you can start from the beginning by clicking the link here.

One of the hooded priests was running towards the man, a large club raised above his head. Before Ash or any of her companions could gather what was going on, he brought the club down and the man’s head. Brains and blood-spattered over the altar and the base of the statue. Ash heard a loud banging and turned just in time to see the large bronze doors at the entrance to the chamber slam shut. Several groups of hooded priests slowly moved towards them. Takaa shouted, “Behind me.”Read More
Featured Webinar
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 – 11 a.m. MST AZ

Ansys Rocky is a powerful 3D Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) Particle Simulation Software that quickly and accurately simulates the flow behavior of bulk materials with complex particle shapes and size distributions, for typical applications such as conveyor chutes, mills, mixers, and other materials handling equipment. Ready to learn more? Attend this informative webinar...Register Here
Featured Event
Held August 10-12 in Anaheim, California, D&M West is the most expansive annual design & manufacturing event in the U.S. This year, PADT will be exhibiting in booth 3479 and participating in a panel on August 11 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m PDT titled "Material Issues - Innovations in Additive Manufacturing Materials & Your Application."

Register now here and get your expo pass while it's FREE - passes will be $199 on-site.
Featured Podcast

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by members of the simulation support team to recap Ansys 2021 R1 and discuss expectations and predictions for 2021 R2..… Listen Here

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at [email protected]. We would love to hear from you!
News of Interest

PRNewswire, Ansys
Meggitt PLC and Ansys are collaborating to create next-generation aircraft technologies that will satisfy strict flight certification requirements and meet stringent greenhouse gas reduction guidelines. Through a new multi-year enterprise license agreement, Ansys will help Meggitt's global engineeringRead More

News of Interest

Yahoo!Finance, Stratasys

Stratasys has grown its GrabCAD® Software Partner Program to six companies in its first six months with the addition of Teton Simulation, which utilizes the new GrabCAD DFAM Software Development Kit to help customers improve the reliability of additive manufacturing buildsRead More

Upcoming Events
July 14, 2021
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MST Ariz.
Free BrightTALK Webinar
July 15, 2021
Hybrid: virtual and in-person
1 p.m.to 5 p.m. MST Ariz.
8600 E Anderson Dr. Scottsdale, Arizona
August 10, 2021
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA, 92802
August 11, 2021
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. PDT
800 W Katella Ave, #211 AB, Anaheim, CA, 92802
Career Opportunities
Click on the links below for a job description. You can send your resumes and any information in the job postings by email to [email protected].

New Faces at PADT
PADT is growing. So much so, we’ve added a section to the newsletter introducing the newest members to the PADT family. Please join us in welcoming the following new faces, and scroll down to learn more!
Kang Li, Ph.D.

Title: Low Frequency Electromagnetic Application Engineer
Expertise: Electromagnetics, electric machines/motor design, FEA simulations
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Academic Background: Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Shanghai University
Brandyn Small

Title: Account Manager, Texas, 3D Printers
Expertise: Technical account management and business development
Location: Austin, Texas
Academic Background: Bachelor’s degree in political science from Valdosta State University, master’s degree in management from University of Phoenix
Dan Kline, Ph.D.

Title: Engineering Software Developer (Part-Time)
Expertise: Mathematics
Location: Missouri (Remote employee)
Academic Background: Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Missouri-Columbia
Mike Borsum

Title: Simulation Account Manager
Expertise: Design, support, and sales of CAD and simulation products
Location: Northern California
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Auburn University
Lauren Hoffman

Title: Customer Success Engineer
Expertise: Structural design engineer at MiTek Industries
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Academic Background: Master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in logistics and supply chain management from the University of Missouri-St. Louis 
Brian Werner

Title: Product Development Engineer
Expertise: New product development, project management, CAD, testing, fatigue analysis, structural analysis, failure analysis
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering with a concentration in aeronautical engineering
Adam Mihalko

Title: Product Development Engineer
Expertise: Rapid prototyping and design for Manufacturing
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Academic Background: Master of Science in mechanical engineering at Gannon University, Bachelor of Science in business administration at Gannon University, Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering at Gannon University
Alan McNiel

Title: Director, Enterprise Solutions and Alliances
Expertise: Direct sales, sales management, business development, strategic alliances, corporate development
Location: Dallas, Texas
Academic Background: Bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics at Bethany College

Shane Stahl

Title: Account Manager- 3D Printer Sales
Expertise: Getting in front of prospects and customers, helping others to be successful
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science in business administration (concentration in international business), minor in hospitality management from San Francisco State University