Altair Announces Global Solver Technology Seminar Series

    Microsoft-sponsored seminars to draw more than 1,000 engineering
    professionals to discuss advancements in HyperWorks solver solutions and
    high-performance computing in CAE

    TROY, Mich., April 19 /CNW/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global
provider of technology and services that strengthen client innovation and
decision-making, today announced that Microsoft Corp. will sponsor Altair's
HyperWorks Solver Technology Global Seminar Series.  The opening of the
complementary series will take place in Toronto, Canada, on April 19, 2007,
and seminars will continue through July 2007, with more than 30 regional
events in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.  Online registration and a
complete seminar schedule are available at
    The seminar series will explore new advancements in computer-aided
engineering (CAE) simulation technology and the impact that high-performance
computing is making in the industry.  The seminar agenda includes detailed
presentations on HyperWorks linear, multi-body dynamics, transient nonlinear
and fluid-structure analysis solutions, as well as on Microsoft Windows
Compute Cluster Server 2003 for CAE.
    "We are very pleased to sponsor Altair Engineering's global seminar
series and showcase their leading CAE solver technology on Windows Compute
Cluster Server," said Shawn Hansen, director of High-Performance Computing,
Windows Server Division, at Microsoft Corp.  "High-performance compute
clusters in combination with modern structural analysis software push the
boundaries of finite-element simulations and enable our customers to be more
innovative and productive."
    "Altair HyperWorks offers tremendous value to manufacturing companies who
are leveraging simulation to spur product innovation," said Jeffrey M.
Brennan, vice president of engineering software at Altair.  "With advanced
solver solutions for structural, mechanical systems, crash and safety
performance, these events are a terrific opportunity to learn how HyperWorks
and high- performance computing technology can increase design exploration and
innovation, while delivering efficiencies to the overall product development

    About Altair Engineering
    Altair Engineering, Inc. strengthens client innovation and
decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and
visualization of business and engineering information.  Privately held with
more than 1,000 employees, Altair has offices throughout North America, Europe
and Asia/Pacific.  With a 20-year-plus track record for product design,
advanced engineering software and grid computing technologies, Altair
consistently delivers a competitive advantage to customers in a broad range of
industries. To learn more, please visit

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For further information: Diane Forbes of Altair Engineering, Inc.,
+1-248-614-2400, ext. 464, Web Site:,

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