Digital Manufacturing: Economic Windfall

April 2, 2012. Cloud computing is on track to create approximately 14 million jobs globally from 2011 – 2015. And digital manufacturing is not exempt from this prosperity! At least that is the story being told. But is it true?

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East Bound And Down, Loaded Up And Truckin’ Digital Manufacturing for Transportation

February 6, 2012. NCMS is working with four member organizations – Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), TotalSim, Simafore and Nimbis Services – to develop a computation tool that will allow these niche designers and manufacturers unfamiliar to CFD, affordable access to the tools necessary to model airflow over a joint vehicle/trailer body. The idea is to help them to both reduce the overall weight and utilize novel geometries to increase aerodynamic efficiencies.

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Manufacturing is about to get a REALLY BIG BOOST

January 4, 2012. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences announced today that Jon Riley has been promoted to Vice President, Digital Manufacturing. Mr. Riley joined NCMS as Executive Director of Design and Engineering Programs in March 2009 to lead NCMS’ groundbreaking Digital Manufacturing Initiative

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SC11- Bringing Big Tools to the Little Guys Digital Manufacturing for All

November 15, 2011. Jon Riley is a man with a mission. Which is why he was in Seattle this week at SC11 at a show seeming concerned more with the latest in high performance computing and esoteric computational problems like modeling the weather, making sense out of the GPU revolution, or cramming more cores into petaflop machines as opposed to the more mundane concerns associated with the world of manufacturing.

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Riley to speak at HPC Event

Jon Riley, Executive Director of Design & Engineering Programs, will give a presentation on the potential demand for HPC from small and medium sized manufacturing companies.

Jon is leading the NCMS effort to implement a practical national strategy for making HPC tools available for U.S. Manufacturers.

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