Ansys Academic Research Software

The Ansys Academic Research bundle provides access to the majority of available Ansys software, including but not limited to HFSSIcepakMaxwellMechanicalSpaceClaim, RedHawk, and PowerArtist. It provides simulation capabilities for structures, heat transfer, 2D/3D electromagnetics and multiphysics problems, using CAD file import add-ons, solid modeling tools, high performance shared & distributed memory (HPC) solvers, advanced meshing, and post-processing features.

CMC Microsystems is licensed to provide access to Canadian Academic Researchers if their research activity is in the micro/nano-technologies area only. Approval for use must be received directly from Ansys. Please complete this access approval form and email a copy to To speed up approval by Ansys, please include a short statement indicating the nature of your micro- and/or nano-systems research activity.

For more information on what is included in this bundle, please refer to the Ansys Academic Features Product Table.

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Helpful Resources

  • Ansys On-Line Support – Ansys provides various ways to find support information:
    • Ansys Academic Research software now includes a link to online Help and Tutorial files stored on Ansys servers. These are available for all Academic Research modules.
    • Ansys staff provides a Learning Resources website, with free courses available.
    • Technical assistance for simulation work is provided through the Ansys Learning Forum. Registration is required to post support questions. There is no charge to create an account.
  • Ansys Catalog – You may find the catalogue at, which includes information about developing and downloading applications. Start by signing Ansys SLA for ACS Extensions Final Application Store Agreement, or contact to discuss your ideas.

Minimum Subscription Required: Research

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