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Tim Palucka


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Tim Palucka

Managing Editor, Ansys Advantage

Tim writes and edits content for Ansys marketing initiatives. He also manages writers, editors, and graphics designers to publish Ansys Advantage magazine.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  • Master of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Credentials:

  • Member of National Association of Science Writers (NASW)
  • Member of ACES: The Society for Editing

Joined Ansys: September 2014

Articles by This Author

Ansys to Feature Sustainability Solutions at CES 2023

Visit us at CES in booth 4401 to see our customers' innovations and speak to Ansys experts about how we can help you with your engineering opportunities.

How to Engineer Mission Success

Digital mission engineering is the use of digital modeling, simulation, and analysis to incorporate the operational environment and evaluate mission outcomes and effectiveness at every phase of the life cycle.

MBSE Enhances the Safety and Cybersecurity of Autonomous Vehicles

Through the MBSE Design Center, Hitachi Industry & Control is practicing strategies to manage functional safety and cyber security when supporting automotive OEMs and tier-one suppliers in their design and development of automated driving, automotive infotainment, and automotive control systems.

Ansys and EMA Help Intel Achieve the Impossible: EMI Simulation of an Entire Server

Learn how Ansys, Intel, and EMA are working together to simulate an entire server.

How to Turn Your Company into an Innovation Factory

In his recently released book “The Innovation Factory,” Ansys CTO Prith Banerjee, Ph.D., distills his 35 years of experience in academia, startups, and large companies to present a vision of how to make innovation an ongoing process.

NASCAR’s Next Gen Race Car Proven Safe by Simulation

NASCAR had a lot of engineering to do in a short time to launch the Next Gen race cars. See how Ansys LS-DYNA was used to simulate crash tests to save time and reduce costs.

Introducing ‘Hover Cars and Hard Problems’ — The Ansys Podcast That’s Not About Ansys

Ansys experts explore the challenges that engineers are now trying to solve and will try to solve in the future in this new podcast.

How Hargrove Engineers + Constructors Extended the Life of a Major Chemical Company Condenser using Ansys Mechanical

Ansys Mechanical simulations performed in Ansys Cloud were instrumental in analyzing unacceptable thinning in the walls of a condenser tank and developing a solution.

Reaching Low Earth Orbit on Short Notice with Aevum’s Ravn X

See how Aevum, Inc., a member of the Ansys Startup Program, plans to change low Earth orbit payload launches with autonomous transport services that can be ready for takeoff in as little as three hours.

How one Air Race E team Overcame a Critical Design Challenge With Simulation

See how Air Race E Team Pie Aeronefs of Switzerland used simulation to identify an unexpected and critical second-order failure mode in their aircraft's aileron assembly.

From an Idea to an Airplane

Learn how Pie Aeronefs SA team of Switzerland is using simulation to go from an idea to an airplane in 18 months to compete in the World Championship of Electric Air Racing (Air Race E) that is due to formally start in 2022.

Predator Optimizes the Cycling Experience With Simulation

Learn how Predator Cycling used simulation to help design and build the RF20 road bike, as well as an optimized water bottle holder that they can 3D-print in-house and sell directly to consumers.

Simulation Brings Electricity to Cameroon

Ingenieure ohne Grenzen (Engineers Without Borders), a German not-for-profit group, has used Ansys Fluent simulation software to develop a water-powered turbine that generates electricity in rural Cameroon.

Repairing Bone Loss with Simulation-Generated, Patient-Specific Implants

Techfit Digital Surgery is 3D printing medical devices using Ansys Discovery 3D design software to customize the implants.

AdvenChair Rolls Boldly Into Adventure With Off-Road Wheelchair Design

The Onward Project uses Ansys Discovery to create the AdvenChair, a wheelchair design for off-road adventure.

HUD Design: Keeping Your Head Up at 200 mph

Learn how the Ferrari Competizioni GT team has been working with Ansys to develop a head-up display (HUD) design for their Ferrari 488 GTE racecar.

The Best Simulation Examples from 2019 & the Good They'll Do

The Ansys Hall of Fame highlights the best simulation examples of 2019, including cardiovascular systems, landmine detection, ingot cavity detection, aggregate dryers and flutter.

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