Employee Profile: Alan Klug, Strategic Account Manager

Technical Knowledge and a Clear Vision Restoring vintage cars is not for the faint-of-heart. It takes technical knowledge coupled with a clear vision of the desired outcome, a dedicated budget, and a good dose of patience. It’s no surprise then that when Tecplot was seeking to fill the newly created role of Strategic Account Manager – a role that would blend advanced technical ability with the demeanor of a customer-focused […]

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The One Trillion Cell Challenge is Successfully Complete!

Trillion Cell Grand Challenge blog #8 was written by Dr. Scott Imlay, Chief Technical Officer. Craig Mackey, Senior Research Engineer, created the iso-surface. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that […]

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Employee Profile: Dave Taflin, Principal Software Development Engineer

Dave Taflin likes to dot his I’s and cross his T’s. He insists on lining his ducks up in a row. He believes there’s a place for everything and that everything has its place. Do you see a pattern here? Dave is a very organized guy, which is a good thing considering he’s Tecplot’s principal software development engineer, a position that requires organization, discipline and time-management. Organization and Time-management are […]

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Hopelink is Big Winner of Tecplot’s Community Service Initiative

Our company has a long tradition of community service and social responsibility. We seek to positively impact the communities in which we live and work. Led by Mike and Don, our management team actively encourages all employees to get involved either through participation or financial contribution. A guiding principle of our community service efforts is the belief that employees can have fun as a team while helping those in need. […]

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Q & A with Tecplot Co-Founder Don Roberts

To coincide with this month’s release of Tecplot RS 2015 Release 1, we thought it would be beneficial to our readers to discuss the new version with Tecplot co-founder Don Roberts. As many of you know, Don co-founded Tecplot Inc. (which was originally called Amtec Engineering) with Chairman Mike Peery in 1981. Both former Boeing engineers, Don and Mike have been at the helm of our privately held company since […]

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Serendipitous Side Effect of SZL Technology

Blog by Dr. Scott Imlay, Chief Technical Officer at Tecplot, Inc. “There’ll always be serendipity involved in discovery.” — Jeff Bezos In previous blogs, I’ve discussed the SZL (Subzone Load-on-Demand) technology we are using to visualize a trillion cells. In this blog, I’d like to discuss a serendipitous side effect of the SZL technology. It is fairly easy to compress finite-element node maps. It is not entirely serendipitous—we worked hard […]

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Employee Profile: Tom Chan, Vice President of Customer Development

Question: What do you get when you combine a love of baseball and natural coaching ability with business savvy and technical competency? Answer: Tecplot’s vice president of customer development, Tom Chan. Wearing Many Different Hats During his nearly 20 years at Tecplot, Tom has worn many different hats. He began in the mid-90s as a sales engineer at Amtec Engineering, the company that was renamed Tecplot, Inc. in 2002. After […]

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WaterCube: Understanding What’s Happening in Your River Reach

What Is WaterCube? WaterCube and Tecplot have joined forces to create a Water Resource Management Solution that helps scientists and researchers acquire, process and understand complex river-system data. We want to share this first-of-its-kind solution with you! “Understanding What’s Happening in Your River Reach” will introduce you to a unique data visualization solution that takes the power of big data and makes it usable on a mass scale, allowing you […]

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