About Matthew Loew
Matthew Loew
Matthew has a passion for building and leading high-performance engineering teams supporting new product development projects. He has been active in large-scale engineering projects in entertainment, transportation, defense, energy, industrial, and heavy equipment sectors for 20 years. Matthew recently joined Walt Disney Imagineering leading projects for future attractions.

Entries for 'Matthew Loew'

Engineering in the Gap
I have expanded on Mike Shipulski's blog on Organizational Capability Gaps
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What, No Files!? How Will That Work?
Confused about Onshape's data model and how there can be CAD with no files? Read this.
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Onshape: The Future of CAD
As many of you have heard, Onshape went live today with the release of Onshape Beta. I'm very excite...
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CAD and Non-Product Geometry
Solid modeling software has the ability to create geometry that is not part of the product. Why is t...
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Metal Origami Meets Direct Manufacturing
More to Direct Manufacturing than just 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing methods.
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Getting from Idea to "Show Me it Works" - Fast!
Using a Model-Based approach was the key to realizing success on an aggressive development project.
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Where is My "3D Print" Button in CAD?
Just like there is DFMA (Design for Manufacture/Assembly) there should be DFAM: Design for Addi...
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There is no Engineer in CAD!
Why is it that most companies are not incorporating the fundamental mechanical engineering computati...
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Design Anything
Everything that humans create involves a degree of design. How do we do this faster?
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Every Idea Works on the White-board!
Before scale, loads, constraints etc. are applied, you can convince yourself that just about any ide...
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Why Playing with LEGO® is so Important!
My approach to Rapid NPD owes a lot to how I play with LEGO®.
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Bottom(s)-up or is the Top-down? A Working Definition of Systems Engineering
How to define "Systems Engineering"  without using the words "System" or "Engineering"!
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Enabling Innovation
I recently spoke at a conference (CIMdata's PLM Road Map 2013) on the challenges some companies face...
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The Benefits of Being a Block-head
Use of block diagrams and network diagrams for system engineering.
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Dropping the F-BOM
Introduction to a Functional Bill of Materials: FBOM.
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High-Performance Engineering for New Product Development
Tools and techniques for High-Performance Engineering teams supporting New Product Development (NPD)...
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Conceptual Costing: How Much Could this Possibly Cost?
In my recent experiences in leading a New Product Development (NPD) project I could not find any sof...
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Am I the only one that thinks this way? Concept Engineering Example
Last week I initiated a discussion on what is feel is a void in product offings from modeling&n...
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Engineering Where the Most Opportunity Exists
This blog on "Design Software" is not going to be about a review of what exists, but rather in what ...
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