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ANSYS appoints Alec Gallimore to board

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Staff Writer | Canonsburg, Pa., USA | December 20, 2017
Alec GallimoreANSYS, an engineering simulation software company, announced that Alec Gallimore has accepted an appointment to the board of directors.
Mr. Gallimore holds several posts at the University of Michigan, including the Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, the Chief Academic and Executive Officer of Michigan Engineering, the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Professor of Engineering, an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, and a professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

Mr. Gallimore is also director of the NASA-funded Michigan Space Grant Consortium and co-director of the Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory.

Mr. Gallimore has graduated 40 Ph.D. students and 14 master’s students and has written more than 340 technical articles.

He has served on a number of NASA and US Department of Defense boards and studies, including as a member of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board.

Mr. Gallimore earned a Ph.D. and master’s in aerospace engineering with a focus on plasma physics from Princeton University, as well as a bachelor’s in aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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