MARS Sales and Support

US Government agencies, academic / research institution, or commercial users interested in aerospace, marine, or automotive applications, please contact ES3 directly at

Non-US Government agencies and all (US and non-US) commercial entities interested in using MARS for civil engineering applications should contact Wansus Engineering Consulting BV.

Wansus is the exclusive worldwide reseller of MARS for civil engineering applications. 

Contact Wansus (VAT BE0784388124) through their website, or email

Collaborations with Academia

ES3 has a MARS collaboration program to enable research institutions to add features to the MARS code along with ES3. ES3 has entered into collaborative efforts with government research agencies and educational institutions such as:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA)
  • Northwestern University (USA),
  • University of Washington (USA),
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA),
  • Ghent University (Belgium),
  • Czech Technical University, CVUT (Czech Republic),
  • Polytechnic of Milan (Italy)
  • BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria)
  • RWTH Aachen University (Germany),
  • Technical University of Munich, TUM (Germany)
  • Ariel University (West Bank)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay (India)
  • BRNO University of Technology, VUTBR (Czech Republic)

MARS has a user interface that enables these university collaborators to insert new features into MARS. The MARS user-interface makes it possible to add any type and number of new lists, including new element formulations, and any type and number of special objects, including new material models. It even allows for the addition of special-purpose time integration solving schemes.

For more information about collaborating on MARS, please contact us at


Support services are available which includes general training classes, specially tailored training classes, and training material.

Consulting services are available to assist you in your use of MARS and the incorporation of additional features that may be needed for your particular problem sets.

Testing services are available. You can provide ES3 with test samples of your material or ES3 can fabricate test samples to your specifications. ES3 will then test these samples and add a specific material into the MARS material options for general use or your specific use only.

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