Lund Sweden– March 9, 2017. Modelon, the premier provider of Modelica solutions for Model Based Systems Design, is proud to announce that Dr. Hilding Elmqvist, the father of the Modelica® open standard and the creator of the simulation tool Dymola®, is joining Modelon as a Technical Fellow on a part-time basis. Dr. Elmqvist has been part of Modelon’s success story since the start, as a co-founder of the company, and as a board member. With his retirement from other engagements Dr. Elmqvist is now taking an active leadership role in Modelon product R&D. In this role, he will further strengthen Modelon’s position as fore-runners of systems modeling and simulation software.
“It is a great honor to welcome a world authority like Dr. Elmqvist into our organization.”, says Magnus Gäfvert, CEO of Modelon, “Dr. Elmqvist’s deep expertise and experience will bring exciting innovations and capabilities to our customers.”
“I am very happy to now engage more actively at Modelon, a company that I have been involved with and seen grow so successfully for more than a decade.” Says Dr. Elmqvist, “I now look forward to help accelerate the innovation and excellence of our solutions even further”.