Simio LLC® is pleased to acknowledge approval of a grant of $144000 (usd) to Alfaisal University to support teaching and research in simulation. This subject is taught by Dr Gilles Cormier in course IE330 in the industrial engineering program. This award will take the form of 60 copies of Simio® Academic Edition for installation on school computers. This software has full-capability including discrete and continuous modeling, object library development, and 3D animation. More information on the software can be found at http://www.simio.com/.