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FLOW-3D User Wins NADCA Best Paper Award - Congratulations to FLOW-3D user, Joshua Huang of Exco Engineering and his co-author Warren Bishenden who won the Best Congress Paper at NADCA's 2014 Die Casting Congress for their work, Venting Design and Process Optimization of Die Casting Process for Structural Components!15th FLOW-3D European Users Conference - The 15th FLOW-3D European Users Conference will be held June 2-3, 2015 at the Hotel Westminster in Nice, France. A half-day of FlowSight training will be offered the afternoon of June 1. We invite all FLOW-3D and FLOW-3D Cast users and those interested in learning more about our software products to join us for a stimulating CFD conference in the heart of the French Riviera. The call for abstracts is now open! Register by April 17 to receive the early-bird registration rate.Flow Science Wins 20/20 Award - Flow Science was recently identified as a high growth company and job creator and was honored at the Northern New Mexico 20/20 Campaign Award Reception on Thursday, November 13, 2014.Flow Science Sponsors Expanding Your Horizons Event - For the second year in a row, Flow Science is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons C-STEM event. Flow Science is joined by Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Flow Science, Los Alamos National Bank, OpenEye Scientific Software, Inc., Santa Fe Alliance for Science, and Santa Fe Institute in sponsoring this event.Flow Science Releases FLOW-3D/MP v6 - SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, October 8, 2014. Flow Science has announced the release of FLOW-3D/MP v6.0, the high-performance computing version of its flagship CFD software, FLOW-3D. FLOW-3D/MP v6 is fully synched with the latest developments in FLOW-3D version 11, including the addition of Flow Science’s state-of-the-art postprocessor, FlowSight™.Conference Proceedings Available - The conference proceedings from the 2014 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference are now available for download. Access FLOW-3D development talks and user presentations from a wide-range of applications, such as wave modeling, contact ladle pour, lost foam casting, ogee spillway modeling, modeling self-consolidating concrete, understanding the complexities of simulating thin-walled components for high pressure die casting, investigating thermal plumes, and much more.2014 Software Training Classes - Flow Science offers comprehensive training classes every month at its office in Santa Fe. Online registration is available.FLOW-3D v11 Release - A major release, FLOW-3D v11 features a state-of-the-art postprocessor, FlowSight™, advanced meshing capabilities, a new sediment transport and erosion model and many more numerical solutions designed to help our customers continue to innovate, design, and research.Watch the FLOW-3D Cast Webinar - This webinar focuses on what is new in FLOW-3D Cast Version 4.0, Flow Science's latest release for metal casting applications. With an improved graphical user interface, a new post-processing tool and a number of additions to the solver, this version streamlines the user’s workflow and increases simulation efficiency.Municipal Applications Webinar - This webinar focuses on municipal applications of FLOW-3D with examples of combined sewer overflow analysis, drop shaft air entrainment modeling, drop-shaft vortex formation, as well as municipal tank applications focusing on mixing, hydraulic efficiency analysis, and sediment deposition and entrainment analysis for clarifying applications.Flow Science Receives Accelerated Venture Funding - Flow Science is among ten New Mexico businesses who have been named winners of the 2014 Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF) awards. VAF was initiated in 2006 by Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), the company that manages Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), to stimulate the economy by supporting growth oriented companies.Conference Proceedings Available - The conference proceedings from the 14th FLOW-3D European Users Conference are now available through the website.FLOW-3D Cast v4 Released! - A major release, FLOW-3D Cast v4 provides you many new tools to improve your castings, including a new thermal stress model, multiple improvements for modeling cooling channels in your dies, improved capabilities for modeling the generation of gasses from sand cores, and much more.Hydraulic, Water Resource and Coastal Engineering Applications - This webinar from Flow Science introduces FLOW-3D's numerical modeling capabilities in the context of hydraulic, water resource and coastal engineering applications.Simulating Aluminum HPDC: Comparing two runner systems and resulting defects - In this webinar, Flow Science engineers discuss successful high pressure die casting projects using FLOW-3D Cast, a highly-accurate casting simulation software for filling, solidification, and stress analysis.Mapping Hydraulic Zones of Influence and Thermal Plumes: Towards EPA 316 Compliance - In this webinar we demonstrate the ability, suitability and practicality of the three-dimensional free surface modeling software FLOW-3D to accurately capture the long range upstream and downstream hydrodynamic zones of influence associated with cooling water intake structures (CWIS).St. Francis Dam Break Analysis Webinar - This webinar demonstrates how FLOW-3D handles catastrophic dam break flooding events using several methods including full 3D solutions and shallow water and hybrid methods.