Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced that it will host the company's first STEM Day on Tuesday, November 29 at AspenTech's headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161129005963/en/
High school students in software coding exercise at AspenTech STEM Day. Instructor Clay Didier and students (left to right) Shane Norton, Ronald DeSilva, Brad McMullen, Azim Kamthewala, Amaan Gadatia. (Photo: Business Wire)During the event, 60 students from Burlington High School and Billerica High School will receive hands-on experience with technology industry applications, learn about career opportunities and speak with Research and Development (R&D) experts. Interactive STEM and coding stations have been designed to provide real-life examples of engineering, programming and other technology disciplines. Students will be given the opportunity to work with virtual reality simulations, design simulations of chemical plant processes, experiment with homopolar electric motors and more. AspenTech has a long history of innovation. Today Aspen Plus ® is used as the de facto standard for process simulation software in university chemical engineering departments around the world. Supporting Quotes Antonio Pietri, President & CEO, AspenTech"We are very excited to have Billerica High School and Burlington High School local students as our STEM Day participants. Support for STEM education in local schools is a perfect fit with AspenTech's commitment to helping develop the next generation of engineers - the skilled workforce who will drive the growth of the Boston tech economy in the coming decades." About AspenTechAspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process manufacturing - for energy, chemicals, engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture and produce products from a chemical process. With integrated aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the world's leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their operational excellence goals, visit www.aspentech.com © 2016 Aspen Technology, Inc. AspenTech, aspenONE, the Aspen leaf logo, and OPTIMIZE are trademarks of Aspen Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.