Convergent Science Partners with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Madison, Wisconsin—November 19, 2018—Convergent Science is pleased to announce a new partnership with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The partnership between NCSA and Convergent Science opens the door to new collaborations and exciting realms of research—bringing advanced technology to the automotive industry and expanding the scope and capabilities of CONVERGE to new application areas.

For three decades, NCSA has partnered with visionaries in industry, government, and academia to discover solutions to grand challenges for the benefit of science and society. NCSA advanced digital resources and world-class domain experts push research beyond the unimaginable.

“We’re excited to be partnering with this prestigious research institution,” says Daniel Lee, Co-owner and Vice President of Convergent Science. “NCSA fosters collaboration between industry and academia, which leads to innovation and cleaner, more efficient combustion.”

NCSA’s domain experts and powerful supercomputers will also allow for scalability testing of CONVERGE on tens of thousands of cores and establish best practices for running large-scale CFD simulations. NCSA’s industrial partners, especially in the automotive industry, will benefit from access to more CFD capabilities, and Convergent Science’s clients will now have a unique opportunity to access NCSA’s advanced digital resources.

“NCSA is enthusiastic about the new collaborations that will be made possible in automotive research thanks to this partnership with Convergent Science,” said Dr. Ahmed A. TahaTechnical Program Manager, Modeling & Simulation Lead at NCSA. “We’re looking forward to working together to take automotive research to a new level.”

About Convergent Science

Founded in 1997 in Madison, Wisconsin, Convergent Science is a global leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. Its customers include leading automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers, tier one suppliers, and professional motorsport teams.

Its flagship product, CONVERGE, is an innovative CFD software with truly autonomous meshing capabilities that eliminate the grid generation bottleneck from the simulation process. CONVERGE is revolutionizing the CFD industry and shifting the paradigm toward predictive CFD.

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About NCSA’s Industry program

NCSA’s industry program combines a highly experienced technical consulting team with state-of-the-art high-performance digital resources to address applied grand challenges to help businesses gain a competitive edge. NCSA Industry works with many of the world’s largest companies in multiple sectors including manufacturing, oil and gas, finance, retail/wholesale, bio/medical, life sciences, agriculture, technology, and more. We offer our partners dedicated, experienced, and award-winning consulting and cyberinfrastructure including the evergreen iForge cluster; software/hardware benchmarking and code optimization, and more.

Published November 19, 2018