The world leading knowledge source for product weight reduction

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Enlighten is intended to help inform and educate on the current thinking and trends in the market and highlight advances in lightweight design techniques, materials technology and manufacturing processes.

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Our growing number of site contributors are passionate about design innovation and are committed to bring you the latest developments, news and insight into product weight reduction.

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Technical Papers, Case Studies, Videos and other content on the engineering side of weight saving and minimizing the weight of products across industry

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enlighten award

The Altair Enlighten Award recognizes achievements in weight reduction across the automotive industry from motorcycles to passenger cars, light-trucks to commercial vehicles and buses.

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What is Enlighten?

Enlighten, created by Altair, strives to be the world’s leading source for useful, informative and inspirational content concerned with minimizing the weight of products across industry. Enlighten is intended to help inform and educate on the current thinking and trends in the market and highlight advances in lightweight design techniques, materials technology and manufacturing processes.

Our growing network of contributors are passionate about design innovation and are committed to bring you the latest developments, news and insight into product weight reduction.

If you would like to contribute to enlighten, please get in touch.

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Automotive’s Only Award Dedicated to Lightweighting

Presented in partnership with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Media Partner, SAE International, the Altair Enlighten Award recognizes achievements in weight reduction across the automotive industry from motorcycles to passenger cars, light-trucks to commercial vehicles and buses.

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Our Contributors

In order to give a balanced and unbiased view of the challenges surrounding lightweight design and the methods being employed to solve them, we are building a diverse range of Altair and third party contributors for Enlighten. Our contributors represent manufacturers, suppliers, academics, analysts and industry bodies. If you would like to put yourself or your company forward as a contributor to Enlighten, please get in contact with us today.

Royston Jones

Exec VP European Operations & Global CTO, Altair

Our Contributors

In order to give a balanced and unbiased view of the challenges surrounding lightweight design and the methods being employed to solve them, we are building a diverse range of Altair and third party contributors for Enlighten. Our contributors represent manufacturers, suppliers, academics, analysts and industry bodies. If you would like to put yourself or your company forward as a contributor to Enlighten, please get in contact with us today.

Bob Yancey

VP - Additive Manufacturing, Altair

Chris Liddiard

Director of Acoustics and Structurals - Henkel Automotive Group

David Mason

Regional Managing Director, Altair

Jay Baron

President, Chairman & CEO and Director at Center for Automotive Research (CAR)

Mike Heskitt

Chief Operating Officer, Altair

Phil Hall

Managing Director, Caterham Composites

Tony Norton

Executive Vice President, Altair  

Vassili Toropov

Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Queen Mary, University of London

Richard Yen

Vice-President, Global Automotive, Altair