Ismail joined Altair in 2012, and is currently one of the Automotive Business Developers at Altair. His role consists in Method and Business Development for the Automotive industry with a strong focus on Squeak & Rattle Simulation and Virtual Development. Since 2009, he started working in the CAE field at GM Europe/Saab Automobile with a focus on FEM simulations and correlation on interior parts as well as the co-development and implementation of Squeak & Rattle Simulation Method. At Altair, Ismail is part of the development team for SnRD driving the technical method development, as well as managing worldwide projects in this field. Ismail holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the National School of Nancy France (ESSTIN) and a MSc in Automotive Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.