PITTSBURGH, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —
/ Key Highlights
- Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards is focused on social good, seeking to elevate products and concepts that make the world better
- Ansys recognized as a finalist in the Software category; receives honorable mention in the Healthcare category
The winners of Fast Company‘s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality. Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) was recognized as a finalist in the Software category and received an honorable mention in the Healthcare category.
Ansys was recognized for generating a digital twin of the human heart. Ansys is working to revolutionize the treatment of potentially fatal heart arrythmias by creating patient-specific digital twins of human hearts that can be used to plan treatments and guide medical procedures. A key component of the digital twin is Ansys’ reduced order model (ROM), a simplified version of a high-fidelity model that makes computations faster with minimal sacrifice in predictive accuracy. While a simulation of a full model may consume hours, a ROM significantly speeds up the process, empowering a cardiologist to view…