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Dr. Prith Banerjee

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Prith Banerjee is the Chief Technology Officer of Ansys. He is responsible for leading the evolution of Ansys’ Technology strategy and will champion the company’s next phase of innovation and growth.

Previously, he was Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry where he was responsible for IOT and Digital Transformation in the Global Industrial Practice. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Schneider Electric. Previously, he was Managing Director of Global Technology Research and Development at Accenture. Formerly, he was Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of ABB, a power and automation company in Zurich, Switzerland. Earlier, he was Senior Vice President of Research at HP and Director of HP Labs.

Formerly, he was Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Formerly, he was the Walter P. Murphy Professor and Chairman of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern University. Prior to that, he was Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2000, he founded AccelChip, a developer of products for electronic design automation, which was acquired by Xilinx Inc. in 2006. During 2005-2011, he was Founder, Chairman and Chief Scientist of BINACHIP Inc., a developer of products in electronic design automation. His research interests are in electronic design automation, and parallel computing, and he is the author of about 350 research papers in journals and conferences.

He was listed in the FastCompany list of 100 top business leaders in 2009. He is a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM and IEEE, and a recipient of the 1996 ASEE Terman Award and the 1987 NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award. He received a B.Tech. (President's Gold Medalist) in electronics engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana

Articles by Dr. Banerjee

Prith Banerjee

How Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Simulation Work Together

Ansys Chief Technology Officer Dr. Prith Banerjee explains how better, faster decisions are made possible when AI, ML, and simulation align.


What Is Business Innovation and How Can Simulation Foster It?

Innovation vs invention: Companies need to focus on business innovations to grow and survive disruption.


5G Benefits That Will Change the World

5G benefits like better access to healthcare and faster rollout of autonomous vehicles are revealed in a new survey about consumer perceptions about 5G.

How AI and ML are Changing Simulation

How AI and ML are Changing Simulation

Ansys can use simulation augmented by AI/ML to speed up the simulation time by factors of 100X by training neural networks by data-driven methods or physics-informed methods.

3D Artificial Intelligence Compression

AI and ML: The Brave New World of Simulation

Ansys is capitalizing on AI and ML capabilities to help customers solve their most complex problems, including the task of geometric representation, which is a foundational problem that affects virtually every engineering team.

How AI and ML are Changing Simulation

2022: The Year AI Takes Center Stage

While innovations continue to evolve, Ansys predicts that 2022 will see simulation and AI become even more powerful than ever.

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Simulation Speed vs. Accuracy: AI and GPUs Tip the Balance

Learn how Ansys simulation solutions use AI/ML and NVIDIA GPUs to enhance productivity, accelerate simulation runs, enhance engineering design, and provide business insights. 

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