Pointwise User Group Meeting 2018

Pointwise User Group Meeting 2018

The Pointwise User Group Meeting begins with a full day of training seminars on the latest features in the software followed by a Welcome Reception. The second day features presentations by customers, partners, and Pointwise staff and ends with an After Party.

Wednesday, 14 November - Training

8:00 a.m. Registration
Continental Breakfast
Synergy Foyer
Synergy Foyer
8:30 a.m. User Experience and Meshing Productivity Enhancements Synergy I
9:30 a.m. Break Synergy Foyer
9:45 a.m. User Experience and Meshing Productivity Enhancements Synergy I
10:45 a.m. Break Synergy Foyer
11:00 a.m. Advanced Tools for Viscous and High Order Meshing Synergy I
12:15 p.m. Lunch Atrium
1:15 p.m. Local Coordinates, Instancing, and Top-Down Meshing Synergy I
3:00 p.m. Break Synergy Foyer
3:15 p.m. Advanced Mesh Diagnostics and Refinement Synergy I
5:00 p.m. Break Synergy Foyer
6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception/Partner Exhibits Synergy Foyer

Thursday, 15 November - General Session

8:00 a.m. Registration
Continental Breakfast/Partner Exhibits
Synergy Foyer
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
Rick Matus, Ph.D., Pointwise, Inc.
Synergy I
8:45 a.m. Development of a CFD Wrapped Wire Rod Bundle Model in Sodium Flow
Michael Böttcher, Ph.D., Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Synergy I
9:15 a.m. HPCMP CREATE(TM)-AV Kestrel Higher-Order CFD Solutions Generated with Pointwise Meshes
Ryan Glasby, Ph.D., National Aerospace Solutions
Synergy I
9:45 a.m. Break/Partner Exhibits Synergy Foyer
10:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Support Consultations (signup at the registration desk) Synergy II & III
10:15 a.m. Topology Optimization with Pointwise and HELYX-Adjoint
Daniel P. Combest, Ph.D., ENGYS LLC
Synergy I
10:45 a.m. Aircraft Aerodynamic Design Using Pointwise
Faranggis Bagheri, neptech
Synergy I
11:15 a.m. Design of a High Quality Boundary Layer Mesh to Predict the Flow Around Low Drag Vehicles
Arne Eggers, KU Leuven
Synergy I
11:45 a.m. Simulation of Real-Fluid Thermodynamics for Application to Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
Jeremy Shipman, CRAFT Tech
Synergy I
12:15 p.m. Lunch Atrium
1:00 p.m. The Engineering Sketch Pad
Bob Haimes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Synergy I
1:30 p.m. Automatic Unstructured Mesh Generation with Geometry Attribution
Steve Karman, Ph.D., Pointwise, Inc.
Synergy I
2:00 p.m. Meshy Award Winner Announced /Exhibitor Presentations Synergy I
2:30 p.m. CFD Gallery Synergy Foyer
3:00 p.m. An Update on Branch Technology’s Progress Utilizing Structured Grids Created with Pointwise
C. Bruce Hilbert, Ph.D., Branch Technology, Inc.
Synergy I
3:30 p.m. Overset Grid Analyses using Pointwise and Cobalt
Ken Wurtzler, Cobalt Solutions, LLC.
Synergy I
4:00 p.m. Converting Cloud of Points to a Boundary Representation (SLUGS)
John F. Dannenhoffer, III, Sc.D., Syracuse University
Synergy I
4:30 p.m. Recent Developments in Pointwise Applied Research
Nick Wyman, Pointwise, Inc.
Synergy I
5:00 p.m. The Future of Pointwise
John Chawner, Pointwise, Inc.
Synergy I
6:30 p.m. Pointwise User Group Meeting After Party T&P Tavern

Agenda subject to change without notice.

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Meshy Award Contest


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