Altair Design Innovation Centre at Hubballi

Altair Design Innovation Centre at Hubballi

Computer aided engineering products major Altair Engineering India and KLE Technological University (KLE Tech) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for industry-academia partnership.

Under the MoU both will jointly set up an Altair Design Innovation Centre (ADIC) at KLE University campus in Hubballi.

The objective of this industry-academia interaction through ADIC is to develop and facilitate competency on commercial FEM Software from Altair called HyperWorks. Altair will aid students research activity with the help of its FEM code. This also helps in providing skilled manpower which are in turn useful to Altair customers and prospects, the company said in a statement.

This innovation centre is based on HyperWorks Suite of products. The major goals of this Centre are to provide unlimited sutdent-license to any active student of KLE Tech during his degree or post graduation degree course for his personal laptop/desktop so that he can actively puruse Altair HyperWorks Technology. Facilitate various online learning and certification courses. No limit to the number of students taking part in this initiative.

Only certified students list will be published in Altair Industry Outreach portal to facilitate internship and placement at Altair, Altair customers, distributors and prospects, Altair said.

Altair will also help KLE Tech to move up to the next level of competency in FEM techniques. It will also provide assistance to sponsored industry R&D projects, intensive faculty development programme - 2 in a year, two to three days each, access to Altair calendar training to faculties and project work to students.

Altair also held its annual technology conference under the theme "Simulation-driven innovation" in Bengaluru on Monday. The company, which has its second biggest global development centre in Bengaluru, employs around 450 engineers.

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