MSC Software Announces Partnership with University Teknologi Mara

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(November 9th, 2017) - MSC Software Corporation, a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services, today announced a partnership with the University of Teknologi Mara (UiTM).

This partnership will directly influence UiTM's Faculty's Structural Dynamics Analysis and Validation (SDAV) lab by providing a hub for students to collaborate with each other and their professors. Ultimately, this new hub will be a springboard for the thousands of students at UiTM to advance in their professional careers, specifically for the engineering & software industries.

"UiTM is spearheading into Industry 4.0 to ready their graduates for Top Employers and Entrepreneurship", said UiTM Chancellor and Professor Emeritus Dato' Dr. Hassan Said. "This partnership targets international collaboration in advanced areas of simulation and research activities", explained Dr. Said. "We recognize MSC's leadership in the CAE field and look forward to future developments with a software Research Centre, but that is currently a work in progress".

"This collaboration was made possible through the continued partnership and support from UiTM's team and our team of industry experts from the MSC ASEAN ANZ Team", said Alias Isa, Country Manager/Regional Director at MSC Software ASEAN Australia and New Zealand (ASEAN). "Today, this collaboration will provide students with more easy access to the Automotive & Transport Industries. This partnership will further enhance the MSC brand and industry presence", said Mr. Isa.

About MSC Software
MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC's technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,300 professionals in 20 countries. For more information about MSC Software's products and services, please visit: www.mscsoftware.com

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