MOU between KMUTT, ETA and DFETECHPosted on December 18, 2013

On December 11, 2013, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Engineering Technology Associates, Inc (ETA) based in Troy, Michigan, USA, and Dyna Forming Engineering & Technology Sdn. Bhd. (DFETECH) based in Shah Alam, Malaysia have reached an agreement to establish a relationship in terms of ‘Joint Technology Development’.

KMUTT, represented by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bundit Fungtammasan, the KMUTT Vice President for Research, ETA, represented by Mr. Jenson Chen, and DFETECH, represented by Ms. Sirilak Menakanit, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to be in effective for 5 years on 11 December 2013 in the presence of Ms. Noi Sims, Manager of Software Sales of Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC) and Assoc. Prof. Purit Thanakijkasem of KMUTT as witnesses.

On this occasion, DFETECH will provide annual academic licenses for LS-DYNA® at ‘KMUTT’ for 5 years while ETA will provide annual licenses of its flagship die system solution software DYNAFORM® (30 copies) and enterprise-level advanced CAE software ‘Inventium Suite™’ (10 copies) installation at ‘KMUTT’ for 5 years.

DYNAFORM® is an internationally recognized stamping CAE software specialized in Blank Size Engineering (BSE), Die Face Engineering (DFE), Formability Simulation (FS), Die System Analysis (DSA) and Optimization Platform (OP) with major applications in automotive, aerospace, electrical and electronic, and tool and die industries.

Inventium Suite™ is an enterprise-level CAE software solution. Inventium™ offers a streamlined product architecture provides users access to all of the suite’s software tools.

LS-DYNA® is a general-purpose finite element program capable of simulating complex real world problems. It is widely utilized by the automobile, aerospace, construction, military, manufacturing, and bioengineering industries.

The offered software and the relation with international partners like ETA and DFETECH are one of KMUTT’s activities strengthening KMUTT’s position as a leading research university on technical design and development in Thailand.