Speakers Named for Pointwise User Group Meeting

FORT WORTH, TX (12 September 2011) – Thirteen presenters have been announced for the Pointwise User Group Meeting in Fort Worth, TX, on 8-9 November. Presentations range from aerospace and wind energy to a billion-cell meshing case study.

Presenters and their topics are

  • Derick Endicott, Ohio Northern University: Boundary Layer Separation Control on a Circular Cylinder Using Embedded Heaters
  • Dr. Mikhail Grigoriev, Cameron Compression Systems: Automated Finite Element Mesh Generation for Centrifugal Impeller Blades Using Pointwise
  • T.J. Hoverman and Perry Wooden, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company: Advanced Unstructured Grid Generation Using Gridgen and Pointwise, Part 2
  • Dr. Steve Karman, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga: Hybrid Adaptive Meshing Using Pointwise and Vmesh
  • Aaron Long, the University of Texas at Arlington: Developments in Low-Speed Aerodynamics for the 2012 Formula SAE Car
  • Andy Luo, Swift Engineering: Generating Billion-Cell Grids Using Pointwise and Gridgen
  • Dr. Ralph Noack, Celeritas Simulation Technology, LLC: A Brief Introduction to Overset/Chimera Grid Technology
  • Eduardo Perez, Texas A&M University: Stability of Hypersonic Flows
  • Swati Saxena, Pennsylvania State University: Jet Flow Simulation Using Structured Multi-Block Mesh
  • Jeremy Shipman, CRAFT Tech, Inc.: Multi-Physics Analyses of Large Scale Systems Using Pointwise and CRUNCH CFD
  • David Vaitekunas, W.R. Davis Engineering Ltd.: Improved Thermal Signature Analysis Through Coupling of ShipIR and CFD
  • Dr. Nobuhiro Yamanishi and Dr. Naoki Tani, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA): An End-to-End High Fidelity Numerical Simulation of the LE-X Engine – Grid Generation Challenge for Full-Scale Rocket Engine Simulation

For information about the user group meeting, see www.pointwise.com/ugm.

Early registration discounts end 30 September.

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today - mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The company's Gridgen and Pointwise software generates structured, unstructured and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers, such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CD, ANSYS CFX and OpenFOAM® as well as many neutral formats, such as CGNS; runs on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), Mac and Unix, and has scripting languages that can automate CFD meshing. Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Pointwise as their complete CFD preprocessing solution.

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Jan Batts
Pointwise, Inc.
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