Happy Holidays from ESRD (2023 Edition)
From all of us at ESRD, we wish you a very happy holiday season! We truly feel that each and every one of our users are part of the ESRD family and we are incredibly grateful to get to work with all of you. We hope that you enjoy your year-end celebrations, quality time with friends and family, and wrap up 2023 with a big automesh-patterned bow 😉
There is much we are thankful for as we approach the end of the year. Our ESRD team has grown, we have had the opportunity to engage with our FEA community in new and important ways, and we’ve continued to strengthen our relationships with many of our beloved StressCheck users through conference visits and in-person trainings. We’d like to take a moment to acknowledge some of the reasons we’re looking back fondly on 2023…
ESRD’s New Account Manager
Patrick Goulding joined ESRD back in June as our new Account Manager. Many of you have had the chance to meet or speak with him this year, but if you have not yet been introduced feel free to reach out and say hi anytime, he would be thrilled to hear from you!
Patrick comes to us with several years of technical experience in the CAE industry, primarily with a background in multibody dynamics and mechatronics, and received his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois, Chicago. Patrick works remotely from his home office in Long Beach, CA, where he spends much of his time playing beach volleyball and repairing vintage turntables. If you’re looking for a turntable recommendation for your new stereo setup, he’s your guy.
Before Patrick was an engineer he devoted his career to the arts, co-founding a theatre company in Chicago and managing the day-to-day activities of a startup non-profit. From this experience, he learned the tremendous value of genuine and lasting business relationships. Patrick sees his role at ESRD as an opportunity to partner with talented engineers like yourself, help you to achieve your goals, and further his respect and admiration for those in the aerospace community.
Connect with Patrick on LinkedIn.
Blog Series Authored by ESRD Co-founder, Dr. Barna Szabó
Starting in October, Dr. Barna Szabó has authored weekly blog articles published to our ESRD Blog. These concise discussions address hot topics in engineering such as XAI, the misconceptions between Finite Element Modelling and Finite Element Analysis, and the importance of Simulation Governance for today’s engineering managers. We think that not only are these critical topics for our ESRD community to engage in, but that they are compelling insights into the fundamental values our software is built upon.
If you have not yet taken a look, we invite you to browse the currently published articles, choose your topic of interest, and share the discussion with others on your team. Dr. Szabó’s invites feedback and discussion, so feel free to reach out to us and to him with your thoughts and insights!
ASIP Conference 2023
We had a fantastic time attending the ASIP Conference this year and getting the chance to spend time with so many from our ESRD community! We look forward to it every year, because we get to catch up with so many of you and attend wonderful presentations demonstrating StressCheck in the ASIP industry.
Take a look at our recap of the 2023 ASIP Conference in Denver and we look forward to seeing many of you in Austin next year!
Looking Forward to 2024!
We’ve been working VERY hard on what we consider the most significant release of StressCheck in years, StressCheck v12.0! Our developers are in the very final stages of testing, making sure we deliver the highest quality analysis tool for you to use in 2024.
While we wait patiently for its debut, we want to make sure each of you know what to expect with the new functionalities, GUI updates, and overall improvements. Please schedule your demo of StressCheck v12.0 using the form below: