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Yannick Lammen, a mechanical engineer, and Jan Drennel, an undergraduate student, at the University of Stuttgart in Germany talk to SOLIDWORKS about their work for the SOFIA project. Also find link to video here.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
8 days ago
Hernan Malleret, an industrial designer from Buenos Aires in Argentina, is a self taught SOLIDWORKS user. He started using the software in 1997 and was able to self-learn the program because of its user-friendly interface he says. Starting with designing plastic pieces, Hernan discovered how SOLIDWORKS allowed him to develop his work in a more precise manner. “It is very intuitive”, he tells us.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
12 days ago
Winner of the Top Sales Representative award at the SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Caroline Dee tells us about her journey from starting as a saleswoman-by-chance to becoming the best in the field. Youngest of six brothers and sisters, Caroline grew up in Natick MA, and now lives in Sudbury, MA, with her husband and her dog. She is a proud mother of two talented college-going daughters.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
23 days ago
It’s calm Sunday morning before #SWW17. But in a few hours, 1000’s of SOLIDWORKS customers, value added resellers and partners will be here. So too will come the researchers, educators, and students. If you are new to SOLIDWORKS WORLD, there is an education track just for you.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
“I love to be able to take a person’s dream and write it down in pictures for them to see. With SOLIDWORKS they can see all aspects of their design and have a video to show how to use it. I have learned so much about the versatility and the expansive ability in creating all sorts of models in SOLIDWORKS. It truly is an amazing program.”
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2017 is here! January 7, 2017 marked the kickoff of the exciting design and build competition season. SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
“Simple things seem to derive the most pleasure from everyone” – Corporal Willy The very first time we tried doing a 3D carving, we took just two pieces of scrap wood and glued them together.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
Richard first came up with the idea of constructing a bridge using fettuccine pasta, while pushing a shopping cart alongside his wife, Carmy, at a supermarket. As Carla stopped in the aisle stacked with a variety of pastas, Richard carefully observed the different types of pastas, appreciating the uniformity inside of the packaging. He recalls thinking, “To try and make something like that would be very difficult to say the least.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
We know him as Corporal Willy – Richard Williams, who is an engineer by passion and has dedicated his life to teaching in STEM education. From creating a bridge with fettuccine pasta and Elmer’s Wood Glue, to building a 9.25 ounces stool out of cardboard that went on to set a new world record that was tested at UNLV’s Labs, Richard makes science fun and exciting for children to pique their interests in engineering, architecture and other technologies. Besides being a SolidWorks instructor at
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
You have a design project due in a few weeks. How do you explain your ideas to your instructor, classmates, and be successful? SOLIDWORKS can help. You heard about SOLIDWORKS for other students – but how do you start to learn on your own – if you have no time to take a SOLIDWORKS class.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 months ago
Millions of students and educators have gone back to school! We put together helpful videos to describe what’s new in the SOLIDWORKS EDUCATION Edition Academic Year 2016-2017. If you are teaching SOLIDWORKS – take a look. We have expanded the SOLIDWORKS academic certification program to provide you the final exams for your students that promotes life-long learning and job-ready skills in design, finite element analysis, sustainability, engineering drawings, & Model Base Definition (MBD).
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
6 months ago
As an educator, you play a vital role in shaping the next generation of engineering and design professionals. SOLIDWORKS® can help you build your teaching skills for this critical role. SOLIDWORKS offers an exam and certification for educators — the SOLIDWORKS Accredited Educator Exam.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 months ago
My name is Colleen Gallagher and I am an Electrical Engineering Major entering my fourth year at Northeastern University. This post will discuss three different videos, produced by me, covering how to model and 3D print various items using a Makerbot Replicator. These items include an elephant phone holder, a personalized dog tag and a racecar.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Students from all across the United States of America gather for the InvenTeams Showcase at the 2016 EurekaFest Dozens of high school students in matching powder blue polo shirts excitedly set up their projects one week ago on Friday, June 17th, 2016, at the tenth annual Lemelson-MIT EurekaFest. The EurekaFest is` a two-day event celebrating youths who are interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
Think Like a Girl: Engineering Kits is a subscription service of packages for young girls, ages 6 to 12+, that teach about engineering topics and industries through activities that are marketed towards girls’ interests and taught using proven methods in which girls learn best. The three co-founders, who are mechanical engineering students from South Jersey, launched their Kickstarter last week. Think Like a Girl CEO and Co-Founder, Gabrielle Rochino, never knew any female engineers until she
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 4 Welcome back! Alright, you know a few things about using SOLIDWORKS and now you’re thinking about becoming a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) so you can increase your chances of getting a job, but you could use some guidance.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 3 Greetings! Before reading this article, please make sure you have at least a Student-level MySolidWorks account.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 2 Welcome back, everyone! In my previous post I talked to you about what MySolidWorks for Students is.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
9 months ago
A MySolidWorks for Students Guide: Part 1 My name is Rachael Naoum and I am entering my junior year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. This post is the first in a series which will describe exactly what MySolidWorks is, how you can use it, and how it’s a great tool for students.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
Our 3 million students are an integral part of the SOLIDWORKS community. Educators and students asked for more and we have answered. Announcing MySolidWorks for Students to help students boost their SOLIDWORKS skills by connecting them with relevant SOLIDWORKS content and services – anytime, anywhere, on any device.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
10 months ago
Since 1865, WPI has pioneered innovation in engineering education, research, and community. In our latest SOLIDWORKS case study with WPI, we interviewed Michael Gennert, Robotics Engineering Program Director at WPI. WPI was the first college in the USA to offer an undergraduate degree in Robotics Engineering. Students can not only model designs in 3D but also take advantage of integrated motion, analysis, and visualization tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
VEX ROBOTICS manufactures robot components for classroom instruction and the largest robot competitions in the world. If you are designing robots, using the Certified Component Supplier library on 3DContentCentral.com can save you time. You can find the complete VEX ROBOTICS catalog here.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
January 9, 2016 marks the FIRST Robotics Competition FRC Kickoff for the new game, FIRST Stronghold(TM). SOLIDWORKS is a FRC Crown Sponsor. To all teams that apply for sponsorship at www.solidworks.com/FIRST, SolidWorks will provide the SOLIDWORKS Robotics Suite of software tools.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago
One year ago, IIS Perlasca established a partnership project with Nuovamacut, SOLIDWORKS reseller in Brescia, Italy. In Brescia and surrounding areas, SOLIDWORKS has a very strong presence with manufacturing companies. Nuovamacut also works with these companies that require qualified graduates and highly skilled employees to design and manufacture the latest SOLIDWORKS-based products in Italy and export throughout the world.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 year ago