The MathWorks Showcases Model-Based Design At SAE World Congress 2006
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The MathWorks Showcases Model-Based Design At SAE World Congress 2006

—(BUSINESS WIRE)—— The MathWorks:
Who:        The MathWorks, the world's leading developer of software
            for technical computing and Model-Based Design for
            engineers and scientists in industry, government, and
            education; and, technology students from Virginia Tech,
            the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Michigan
            Technological University, and University of Waterloo.

What:       --  Jack Little, CEO of The MathWorks, will join
                international and U.S. representatives to discuss new
                applications for vehicle electronics and
                telecommunications.

            --  Experts from The MathWorks will present papers about
                Model-Based Design for the automotive industry at the
                world's largest meeting and exposition devoted to
                automotive engineering and product technology.

            --  Engineering students from the Challenge X competition
                will present papers that discuss using Model-Based
                Design and MathWorks tools to reengineer a 2005 Chevy
                Equinox.

Where/When: SAE World Congress, Cobo Center, Detroit, MI, 
            April 3-6, 2006


The MathWorks will share their expertise in using Model-Based Design for automotive applications during the SAE World Congress 2006 technical program. Additionally, representatives will highlight the Company's role in Challenge X, a three-year student competition that gives engineering schools an opportunity to participate in hands-on research and development with leading-edge automotive propulsion, fuels, materials, and emissions-control technologies.
The MathWorks CEO, Jack Little, will participate in the following
panel discussion:

    --  Wednesday, April 5, 2:00 p.m., AVL Technology Theater
        The MathWorks CEO, Jack Little, will join executives from AAMP
        of America, BMW, ETAS Inc., Motorola, Inc., and Robert Bosch
        Corp. on a panel titled "New Applications for Vehicle
        Electronics and Telecommunications - Cutting Costs and
        Improving Customer Satisfaction." (Session Code: ANNUAL106).

MathWorks experts will present the following technical papers:

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 9:00 a.m., Room D2-09/10
        Thomas Erkkinen of The MathWorks and Koos Zwaanenburg of ETAS
        will present a paper titled "A Seamless Implementation of
        Model-Based Design Applied to a New Fuel Control Feature for
        an Existing Engine ECU" as part of the Electronic Engine
        Controls (Part 3 of 9) - Rapid Prototyping session. (Session
        Code: P16).

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 2:30 p.m., Room W2-61
        Elizabeth Callanan and Sameer M. Prabhu of The MathWorks will
        present a paper titled "Challenge X Mentoring: A Perspective
        on an Extraordinary Learning Experience" as part of the
        Developing New Technology Through Student Design Competitions
        session. (Session Code: P12).

    --  Wednesday, April 5, 11:30 a.m., Room W2-68
        Jon Friedman and Jason Ghidella of The MathWorks will present
        a paper titled "Using Model-Based Design for Automotive
        Systems Engineering - Requirements Analysis of the Power
        Window Example" as part of the Systems Engineering (Part 1 of
        3) session. (Session Code: AE19).

    --  Thursday, April 6, 9:00 a.m., Room W1-51
        James Tung of The MathWorks will present a paper titled
        "Enhanced Test and Verification Capabilities Using Model-Based
        Design" as part of the Controller System Software Testing and
        Validation (Part 1 of 2) session. (Session Code: AE25).

In addition, engineering students from leading universities will
present the following six technical papers focused on Challenge X as
part of the Developing New Technology Through Student Design
Competitions session (Session Code: P12):

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 1:30 p.m., Room W2-61
        Douglas J. Nelson, Steven John Boyd, Paul Hiester, and Seth
        Lawson of Virginia Tech will present a paper titled "Design
        and Development Process for the Equinox REV LSE E85 Hybrid
        Electric Vehicle."

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 2:00 p.m., Room W2-61
        Marc Herniter and Zachariah Chambers of the Rose-Hulman
        Institute of Technology will present a paper titled "Vehicle
        Model Development and Verification Using The MathWorks
        Simulink(R) and National Instruments Virtual Instrumentation."

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 3:00 p.m., Room W2-61
        Zachariah Chambers, Marc Herniter, Brian Roser, Todd Richard,
        and Clinton Anthony Hammes of the Rose-Hulman Institute of
        Technology will present a paper titled "Use of New Technology
        in the Challenge X Competition."

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 3:45 p.m., Room W2-61
        John Beard, Paul Rosso, and Jason R. Blough of Michigan
        Technological University will present a paper titled "A
        Variable Displacement Engine with Independently Controllable
        Stroke Length and Compression Ratio."

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 4:15 p.m., Room W2-61
        Taylor Mali, Jennifer Marshall, Matt Stevens, Chris Mendes,
        Kuo-Feng Tong, Erik Wilhelm, Stephen Beckermann, Roydon
        Fraser, and Michael Fowler of the University of Waterloo will
        present a paper titled "Fuel Cell Hybrid Powertrain Design
        Approach for a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox."

    --  Tuesday, April 4, 5:15 p.m., Room W2-61
        John Beard, Rebecca Marie Trierweiler, Brigham R. Erickson,
        and Zac Tselios of Michigan Technological University will
        present a paper titled "Development of the MTU Automatic
        Shifting Manual Six Speed Transmission."


Visit The MathWorks in Booth # 1170 to learn more about the Company's software tools and how they are being deployed by the world's leading automotive manufacturers. The MathWorks will showcase the use of Model-Based Design with in-booth demonstrations on powertrain, body electronics, chassis, and safety system development. Additionally, the following partners will be featured in the booth: dSpace, ETAS, MotoTron, Opal-RT, Pathway Technologies, PolySpace, TESIS, Vector, and Xilinx.

About The MathWorks

The MathWorks is the world's leading developer of technical computing and Model-Based Design software for engineers and scientists in industry, government, and education. With an extensive product set based on MATLAB(R) and Simulink, The MathWorks provides software and services to solve challenging problems and accelerate innovation in automotive, aerospace, communications, financial services, biotechnology, electronics, instrumentation, process, and other industries.

The MathWorks was founded in 1984 and employs more than 1,400 people worldwide, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts. For additional information, visit www.mathworks.com.

MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, Handle Graphics, Real-Time Workshop, and xPC TargetBox are registered trademarks of The MathWorks, Inc. Other product or brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.



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