This Week's WI Watchlist: SmartUQ

Jeff Buchanan, Xconomy

Madison-based SmartUQ, which is developing software that allows users to test the performance of physical products and the parts they’re made of, announced a collaboration with a consortium that is managed by the Ohio Aerospace Institute and is under contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory. According to a press release, the collaboration is aimed at developing a “probabilistic framework for quantity uncertainties in the secondary flow and heat transfer model for turbine engines.” The Ohio Aerospace Institute—located in the same state where aviation pioneer Orville Wright was born—formed the consortium SmartUQ will work with to develop, apply, and validate probability models. Read more here.