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NAFEMS World Congress 2021

NAFEMS World Congress 2021 in Salzburg

Attendees - Looking for presented papers? Click on the buttons below or alternatively, use the PDF agenda included in your virtual delegate bag. All papers highlighted in bold have a paper associated with them - click on the paper to be taken to the download page!

Best Paper Awards

Best Paper
NAFEMS World Congress 2021

Timo Tumforde

XRG Simulation

Balancing Interior Environmental Quality and HVAC Energy Efficiency using 1D and 3D Simulation

Best Presentation
NAFEMS World Congress 2021

Niranjan Ballal

Fraunhofer EMI

Analysis of Numerical Crash Simulation Data Using Dimensionality Reduction and Machine Learning

Best Academic Paper
NAFEMS World Congress 2021

Rene Degen

Technische Hochschule Köln

Integration of Driving Physical Properties into the Development of a Virtual Test Field for Highly Automated Vehicle Systems

Best Paper
Automotive Symposium

Thorsten Pohl


New Concept of Geometry-Based Finite Element Model Generation for Crash Simulation within the Graph- and Heuristic-Based Topology Optimisation

Best Paper
Simulation Data Management

Muhammed Atak

Robert Bosch GmbH

User-Centric Traceability for Simulation-Informed Decisions

Best Paper
Multiphysics Simulation

Devashish Sarkar


Magnetic Latches and Fixtures: A Unique Multiphysics Solution

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Our Keynote Speakers


Yewande Akinola - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Chuck Gray - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Gernot Boiger - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Karen Willcox - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Mark Palmer - NWC21 Keynote Speaker


Ivan Krajinovic - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Torben Syberg - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Christoph Gümbel - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Marco Ferrogalini - NWC21 Keynote Speaker
Mark Norris - NWC21 Keynote Speaker


CAE in Automotive Development

This was not just another conference. This was where the simulation world came together as one, in an independent, international forum to push engineering analysis forward.