WatSat receives in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software and Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd
WatSat, a University of Waterloo student design team, today announced they received an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software and Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd, with a commercial value of $13,570,000.
The in-kind grant gives students access to the same technology that companies around the world depend on every day to develop innovative products in a wide variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, machinery, shipbuilding, high-tech electronics and many more. Graduates with this type of software training are highly-recruited candidates for advanced technology jobs.
The in-kind grant was provided by Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd and Siemens PLM Software’s academic program that delivers PLM software for schools at every academic level.
“WatSat would like to thank Siemens PLM Software and Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd for this generous grant of advanced engineering software that enables our students to better prepare for successful advanced technology careers.” – Justin Robinson, WatSat Team Lead
“Siemens PLM Software is dedicated to helping develop the next generation of highly trained and highly qualified engineers and technologists. Our academic partnership with WatSat encourages students to pursue careers that will revitalize manufacturing in the U.S. and around the world.” – Dora Smith, global director, Academic Partner Program, Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services. Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd is a leading developer of simulation CAE and DCIM software. The in-kind grant for WatSat includes Siemens PLM Software’s NXTM software, a leading integrated solution for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering (CAD/CAM/CAE), and Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd’s Simulation Software.