VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — August 12, 2014 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015. Powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, the latest version of SOLIDWORKS Education Edition includes numerous new additions to its 3D design software applications portfolio, delivering a rich array of offerings that further the ability of students to design, including 3D CAD, Simulation, Product Data Management, Technical Communication and Electrical Design.
As the global SOLIDWORKS community surpasses 100,000 certified users, educators and administrators recognize SOLIDWORKS training, education and certification are major assets validating student expertise to prospective employers.
“As a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) provider, Clemson University’s engineering students have contributed to more CSWA’s than any other US university. In fact, Clemson is one of the top producer of CSWA’s in the world,” said John Minor, General Engineering, Clemson University. “The General Engineering program at Clemson has provided a solid foundation to prepare students for our global commercial customers.”
“The world needs engineers, innovators, and design leaders. Dassault Systèmes is committed to improving STEM education and bringing those next generation leaders to the forefront,” said Bertrand Sicot, CEO, SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systèmes. “The SOLIDWORKS education community is full of SAE Collegiate Design Series competitors and FIRST Robotics winners.”
The integrated SOLIDWORKS Education 2014 -2015 applications portfolio includes new tools and enhancements to improve teacher efficiency, shorten student design processes, increase team collaboration and enable educational productivity across numerous areas. Key new SOLIDWORKS Education Edition additions include, among others:
Qualified schools are given SOLIDWORKS Student Edition licenses at no charge for use by their students outside the classroom. In addition, schools with a SOLIDWORKS Education subscription can become a Certified SOLIDWORKS Academic Exam Provider and administer the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) exam to their students.
In a new step for SOLIDWORKS Education, beginning this month, all FIRST Robotics teams are eligible for a SOLIDWORKS Robotics Sponsorship, which is based on and includes SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015.
To read more about students using SOLIDWORKS to compete in events such as the AUVSI 2014 Aerial Robotics Competition, as well as create and complete senior class robotics projects, visit SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog.
For more information about SOLIDWORKS Education Edition, visit SOLIDWORKS dedicated page
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