The Art of Simulation Image Competition

Showcasing the superpower that is engineering simulation

Over the past 50 years, Ansys simulations continue to be the must-have superpower for solving the world’s most complex design challenges. Engineering simulation provides the ability to understand how and why things work — like being able to see the future.

To celebrate the achievements of our customers and student community, we’re spotlighting your cutting-edge, artistic designs, giving a glimpse into how you’re leveraging Ansys software to innovate like never before — to engineer what’s ahead.


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Rules to Sim By


Create a simulation using a qualified and current Ansys software product, falling within one of the below 16 categories:

  • Fluids
  • Electromagnetics
  • Optical
  • Systems
  • 3D Design
  • Structures
  • Semiconductors
  • Embedded
  • Multiphysics
  • Autonomy
  • Electrification
  • 5G
  • Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Digital Twins
  • Healthcare
  • Digital Transformation (an application where the product and simulation are displayed side-by-side, or the simulation is overlaid on the product)

Number 2EXPORT

Capture your simulation image in a dynamic high-resolution photo. For instructions on how to export images, please see our image export guidelines.

Number 3SUBMIT

Share your masterpiece here. Entries close October 2, 5 p.m. EDT. One image per submission. For a full list of rules, click here.

Number 4VOTE

Ansys judges will select the top 10 simulation images from each category and then you’ll vote for your favorites starting October 19.

16 winners (one for each category) will be determined by Friday, November 13, 2020.

Winners receive a commemorative etched glass trophy and a badge for digital promotion. Most importantly, winners get publicly recognized for their expert simulation skills and go down in history books as Ansys Art of Simulation 2020 champions.

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