MSC Nastran Excellence Award 2021!

The MSC Nastran Excellence Award aims to recognize our many users around the world.

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The gold standard in Finite Element Analysis for over 50 years, MSC Nastran is a powerful, tried-and-tested, industrial-grade structural analysis solver. It is the most widely used, extensive, trusted and accurate version of the Nastran solver available in the world.

MSC Nastran卓越奖旨在识别我们在全球范围内的许多用户,他们将FEA设计为从飞机,火车,汽车,船舶,航天器到您可以想象的任何其他产品的所有其他产品。


第一名将收到A.$ 1000亚马逊礼品卡(USD)或向他们选择的慈善机构捐赠相同的价值。

第二和第三名获胜者将收到A.$500 Amazon Gift Card (USD)或向他们选择的慈善机构捐赠相同的价值。

Prize rules and details

Winning submission criteria:

Winning submissions will be measured in terms ofbenefits。诸如,

For example, please tell us how you achieved with MSC Nastran increased level of productivity reducing Time-to-Market or achieved another Return on Investment. Multi-physics (co-simulation) focused applications are welcomed and encouraged.

Submissions can include customer stories, papers presented at conferences, articles appearing in journals and magazines, or any other original work documented in some publicly available form, such as research thesis.

The work must be原版的and entrants must have authority/permission from their organization to apply. Entries must be submitted in full and include all supporting material (animations/videos/presentations) by the closing date set.

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Deadline for Submission:

Winner Announcement:
Sept 30th, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions:

You will receive an email to the address you provide on the submission form.

Who will review my submissions?
There will be a panel of judges who will review and rank all entries. The judging committee comprises of industry thought leaders and MSC Nastran technical experts.

我可以submit more than one entry?

Why should I (and my company/university) participate?
Winning this award will provide excellent exposure for you and your company/university and the advanced design tools and methods used there. It also provides exposure for you within the company and the global CAE design and analyst community.


What format should entries be in?
Submissions can be in the form of published papers or PowerPoint presentations subject to qualification criteria. Please feel free to submit animations and videos that support your application as appropriate.

How and where will winners be announced?
MSC Software will put out a press release, an announcement on our website with supporting material, an article in our 'Engineering Reality' magazine as well as promoting the winners on relevant media channels. Winners can opt to receive the award and trophy at a suitable local MSC Software Users Conference or Hexagon event/office.

Any other questions please

Prize rules and details
Runners-up will have their images, videos and descriptions displayed on the Website for the 2021 calendar year. Winners may be required to execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of prize. Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen awards will not be replaced. The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted.