The Company

History & Founder

The development of ADINA was started, and the foundation established, by Dr. K.J. Bathe in 1974. Soon thereafter, in 1975, Dr. K.J. Bathe joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1986, he founded ADINA R&D, Inc. for fostering the development of the ADINA system. He is a leading world-renowned researcher in the field of finite element analysis who has authored several textbooks and numerous journal papers. Dr. Bathe leads the development of the ADINA system.


To provide a unified software system for comprehensive finite element analysis of structures, heat transfer, fluids, electromagnetics, fluid-structure interactions and multiphysics

We fulfill our mission through the in-house development of all the ADINA programs. Our focus is to create value for our users by offering reliable and comprehensive analysis capabilities with excellent technical support. Our customer base, worldwide, includes major companies in the aerospace, automotive, biomedical, construction, defense, forming, high tech, mechanical, nuclear and oil & gas industries, as well as many universities and research institutes.


Through our partnership with Siemens PLM Software, some of the structural analysis capabilities of ADINA are offered as NX Nastran Advanced Nonlinear - Solution 601/701 for implicit and explicit solutions.


The ADINA System is chosen by many organizations throughout the world for many reasons:

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