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UMass e-Design Receives Software Grant from Siemens

July 16, 2012 in News

Siemens has been recognized by the University of Massachusetts College of Engineering for their generous software grant to the Center for e-Design. The article from the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering news page can be seen below.


University of Massachusetts Amherst Receives In-kind Software Grant from Siemens PLM Software with a Commercial Value of Nearly $2.3 Million

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for e-Design in the College of Engineering announced today that it has received an in-kind software grant fromSiemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, with a commercial value of nearly $2.3 million. The grant was provided by Siemens PLM Software’s Global Opportunities in PLM (GO PLM™ initiative), a program that delivers PLM technology to more than one million students yearly at more than 11,000 global institutions, where it is used at every academic level – from grade schools to graduate engineering research programs.

The grant includes Teamcenter® software, the world’s most widely used digital lifecycle management system, and NX™ software, a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE). Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Anthony McCaffrey Featured in Scientific American Mind

July 13, 2012 in News

Dr. Anthony McCaffrey‘s research on innovation was featured in two articles in the July/August issue of Scientific American Mind. The article is available on page 8 of the attachment below.

Scientific American Mind Article