What’s happening to the car industry? Driving Jaguar Land Rover Growth with CAE and HPC

BCS Project Management Specialist Group

18:00 on Tuesday, 11th December 2012 at BCS London.

Jaguar Land Rover design, engineer and manufacture luxury sports saloons, sports cars and premium 4x4s in the UK, which sell in 177 countries. The complexity, timescale and cost associated with automotive engineering and safety testing demands an advanced IT environment.

This presentation provides an overview of the development and deployment of a state-of-the-art Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and High Performance Computing (HPC) IT ecosystem that underpins JLRs move from physical to virtual car product development, reducing the time to market, engineering costs and environmental impact of the product life cycle.

Andy Searle holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Management Studies. He is a strategic technical leader and subject matter expert with 25 years of experience in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and High Performance Computing (HPC) with 22 years experience working for Jaguar, Land Rover and Ford in CAE and HPC virtual simulation.

Andy is responsible for the JLR IT technical strategy and architecture for the CAE and HPC ecosystem including HPC clusters, high performance and scalable storage, submission and scheduling, engineering workstations, applications, tools and licences for virtual simulation for the JLR Product Development vehicle programmes and cycle plan.

Members and non-members are welcome.  Book via our website www.proms-g.bcs.org.

Don’t forget – a buffet and festive drinks will be provided after the presentation – an ideal networking opportunity for you an your colleagues.