Thursday, July 18, 2024

Dassault Syst?mes partners with UP on 3D engineering design tool

Dassault Syst?mes announced a strategic partnership with the University of the Philippines Diliman and its local partner, MDCGroup, to provide 3D engineering design tool for students of the state university.

The partnership, sealed in a MoU signing ceremony held at UP Diliman on February 27, 2015, aims to increase the innovative capability of engineering talents in the Philippines? premier university.

Photo shows from L-R: Dr. Aura Matias, dean of the College of Engineering of University of the Philippines Diliman; Jerome Retif, academia partner sales specialist for AP South at Dassault Syst?mes; Samson Khaou, managing director for AP South of Dassault Syst?mes; Dr. Michael L. Tan, chancellor of University of the Philippines Diliman; Carlos Almazan, managing director of MDC Group; Irma Almazan, marketing director of MDC Group, during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding of Dassault Syst?mes with the University of the Philippines Diliman and MDC Group
Photo shows from L-R: Dr. Aura Matias, dean of the College of Engineering of University of the Philippines Diliman; Jerome Retif, academia partner sales specialist for AP South at Dassault Syst?mes; Samson Khaou, managing director for AP South of Dassault Syst?mes; Dr. Michael L. Tan, chancellor of University of the Philippines Diliman; Carlos Almazan, managing director of MDC Group; Irma Almazan, marketing director of MDC Group, during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding of Dassault Syst?mes with the University of the Philippines Diliman and MDC Group

Engineering students at UP Diliman will be exposed to digital learning experiences that help in familiarizing cutting-edge practices and technologies in the real world. They will have access to Dassault Syst?mes? 3D and PLM technologies based on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and will be given project management opportunities to enhance industry readiness.

?Engineers play a significant role in any economic and societal development by contributing to initiatives that drive innovation and progress globally. We are delighted to be in this partnership where we are committed to make sure the next-generation Filipino engineers are equipped with not only the right qualifications, but also the right practical skills for the industries,? said Samson Khaou, managing director of AP South, Dassault Syst?mes.

Dr. Aura C. Matias, Dean of the UP College of Engineering, said, ?There is always this gap between classroom learning and the realities in the workplace because of fast changing industrial demands.?

?Through this partnership with Dassault Syst?mes and MDCGroup, we hope to transform engineering education by integrating digital technologies that provide a virtual learning environment for real industrial projects. Students will become adept with the right skillsets and the relevant industry experience for the roles they will play in the real world,? she said.

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