Author Archives: Jeff Waters

This is the end

The final Life Upfront post. Thanks to all my readers and listeners!


My mom and me

Happy birthday, mom. I love you.

Rich Smith on CFD that won’t break the bank

Richard Smith left a long career with two CFD giants to create his own CFD tool based on the Open Source OpenFOAM solver.

John Buchowski on the Ciespace Cloud CAE Platform

Ciespace is attempting to build a 100% cloud based platform for CAE simulation.

Tony Norton on Topology Optimization for Non-Specialists

Solidthinking’s Inspire tool is putting topology optimization in the hands of design engineers.

Engineering is dead and boring

If you can adopt just a taste of this guy’s passion for engineering, you will be happier and make more money. Hooyah, Nicholas Selby, Hooyah!

Monica Schnitger on CAE vendor financials

Monica Schnitger keeps a sharp eye on the health of CAD, CAE, and PLM companies. She is the leading financial analyst for our industry.