An America's Cup Engineering Story

Marc Wintermantel



Marc Wintermantel (Dr. sc. nat. ETH) studied physics and did a PhD at the Center for Structure Technologies of the ETH Zürich about Optimization Technologies. Further he is founding member and co-owner of EVEN - Evolutionary Engineering AG. EVEN is partner to ANSYS and responsible for the development of the ANSYS Composite PrePost (ACP). During his professional career he worked as well for MotoGP, Formula 1 and acted as structural engineer and finally technical director of the German America's Cup campaign.


In 2007 Germany for the first time participated in the America's Cup, the world's oldest active sports trophy. To get there was an adventure in many respects and last but not least as well on the engineering side.