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The Business Value of Materials Data Management – an Aerojet Case Study


For maximum return on investment from your materials testing and qualification programs, you need to securely and traceably manage the entire materials data lifecycle, from capture to use in design. We’ll introduce industry best practice, developed by the Material Data Management Consortium (MDMC) and embodied in the GRANTA MI system. Our guest speaker, Terry Wong, Principal Engineer at Aerojet will share how they gain efficiencies by managing their test data and analysis programs.

What you will learn

  • Hear why materials information management is a critical technology in aerospace R&D and product development: for alloys, composites, additive manufacturing processes, and more
  • Learn industry best practices for managing data from test lab to design, ensuring consistency and control, as defined by the Materials Data Management Consortium (MDMC)
  • See how Aerojet supports an efficient, traceable materials testing and analysis process
  • Support robust qualification processes
  • Demonstrate a return on investment and make the business case for materials information.

Who should take part?

  • Senior Managers in Aerospace R&D and Product Development
  • Directors and Managers of Materials Engineering, Test Data Programs in Aerospace
  • Materials experts
  • Qualification engineers


June 27, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Rob Davis is the Head of GRANTA MI Product Management at Granta Design. After completing his PhD on Model Validation for Control System Design at Cambridge University, he worked in a range of Engineering and Product Management roles in the UK and USA helping grow software-based products for business customers. Rob joined Granta in 2017.

Terry Wong has been at Aerojet Rocketdyne for over 30 years and is a Principal Engineer in the Materials and Process department.  Since the late 1990s Terry has been involved in the work of materials data management and has written several journal articles on this topic.  He is also involved in several committees at ASM and TMS in the field of ICME and materials data management.

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About Granta Design

Granta Design is the leader in materials information technology, helping engineering enterprises to manage vital data and information about materials, analyze it to develop ‘material intelligence’, and apply that intelligence to make smart decisions across product design and development. We support the entire product lifecycle by integrating materials knowledge into design, simulation, and PLM, supporting 'cradle-to-cradle' product engineering.


GRANTA MI is the leading system for enterprise materials information management. A single ‘gold source’ for all of your materials data saves time, cuts costs, and eliminates risk. Apps, tools to capture and re-use knowledge, and support for CAD, CAE, and PLM all help you to drive material innovation, empower design, and solve materials-related business problems. Arrange a demonstration to see what we mean.

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