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Wim Slagter

Director, Strategic Partnerships, Ansys

Wim designs and manages the global high performance computing (HPC) and Cloud alliance partner program by removing computing limitations from engineers for enhanced engineering productivity and higher-fidelity insight into product performance. He grows and scales HPC/cloud partnerships to drive deeper customer relationships, enable faster innovation and accelerate joint business growth.


  • Doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands
  • Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands

Joined Ansys: May 2003

Articles by This Author

8 Best Practices for Cloud-Based Simulation

Simulation in the cloud presents new questions related to software licensing, security, user access, HPC workload management, and business processes.

Accelerating Automotive CFD Simulations with High-Performance Computing

Ansys has been making great progress in accelerating the pre-processing and solving time for automotive external aerodynamics simulations.

Ansys Scales to Reduce CFD Simulation Time from Weeks to One Day

By leveraging high performance computing (HPC), Ansys, Saudi Aramco and KAUST sped up a complex simulation of a separation vessel from several weeks to an overnight run!

Calculate the Simulation Speed-up and ROI of a New Workstation

Ansys and Intel have developed an online Workstation Refresh ROI Estimator. The tool estimates the performance and ROI of a new workstation running Ansys Fluent or Ansys Mechanical.

Free Performance Benchmark Program

Submit your own computational fluid dynamics or Mechanical model for free and we’ll run your model on a small HPE high-performance computing cluster and send you the resulting time/performance comparison to compare to your workstation results.

HPC Clusters Made Easy for Engineering Simulation

Proper sizing of an HPC cluster involves more than choosing the right processor, core count and memory. ANSYS offers an out-of-the-box HPC solution that won't strain your IT resources.

Hardware Tips to Accelerate Simulation

Learn how to match the processor, memory, storage and networking to your simulation needs.

High-Performance Computing Unlocks Next-Level FEA Performance

How can FEA users benefit from Ansys HPC advances? Let’s find out.

How Cloud-Based & HPC Cluster Simulations Improve Product Design

See how cloud and HPC clusters and Ansys simulation tools are changing product design. Running large simulations ensures products get to market on time.

Improve Simulation with the Latest GPU-Based HPC Technology

Learn how Ansys and AMD have collaborated to help users speed up large structural mechanical models between 3X and 6X via support for the new AMD Instinct™ accelerators.

More Fast Processor Options for Engineering Simulation

Now that AMD and Ansys are collaborating to ensure the new 3rd generation AMD EPYC processors will slash Ansys structural and fluid dynamics simulation run times, engineers have a broader choice in high-performance computing (HPC) resources.

Perform Parametric Studies with HPC Licensing in Ansys 2020 R2

The new HPC-based parametric licensing introduced in Ansys 2020 R2 enables simultaneous execution of multiple design variations using standard HPC licenses.

Properly Power Your Simulation Workloads

Learn how to select the best processor and HPC system for engineering simulation workloads.

STMicroelectronics Accelerates Simulation and Analysis Time

Learn how STMicroelectronics used Ansys HFSS and high-performance computing (HPC) resources to accelerate antenna design and development.

Simulation User Survey Results: Evolving Workflows Affect HPC Usage

Get insight into the evolution of high-performance computing usage for simulation, best practices for implementing and expanding an HPC initiative and changes in adoption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Simulation User Survey Talks Moving to The Cloud and Best Practices

Ansys research survey looks into cloud adoption for simulation and best practices to ensure smooth transitions.

Survey Shows Emerging Cloud Computing Capabilities and the COVID-19 Effect

Research survey gives insight into the evolution of using high-performance computing (HPC) for simulation, best practices for implementing and expanding an HPC initiative, and changes in adoption as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Dilemma: On-Premise or Cloud Computing?

Over the last couple of years, more and more companies are wrestling with the same question: “Shall I continue to invest in on-premise hardware or switch to cloud computing?" I advise them to consider eight important questions.

The Truth about Ansys Simulations on the Cloud and HPC

Learn about these common myths surrounding simulations on the Cloud and high-performance computing (HPC). The Truth is Out There.

Why Simulation is a Driving Force for Autonomous Vehicles

Learn how simulations make the development of autonomous vehicles economical.

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