Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

In this first edition of This Week in CFD for the new year we find several job openings including some at Pointwise, both permanent positions and internships. There are also long reads about designers’ use of simulation and the criticality … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It’s the last week of CFD for 2018 and what a week it has been. In addition to several CFD jobs being opened and events announced, you still have a chance to make it to San Diego next weekend for … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: 5 Years of Meshing in 30 Minutes

I sure could use some help. I’ve taken on a gargantuan task that’s beyond any single person’s ability. OK, maybe just beyond my ability and my capacity. What I’d like to do is crowd-source a literature search for advancements in … Continue reading

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The Meshy Award for 2018 Goes To…

At last month’s Pointwise User Group Meeting, several meshes competed for the coveted Meshy Award, the award that recognizes the mesh generated in Pointwise that best exhibits a combination of artistry and technical skill. The panel of judges reviewed and … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The backlog of CFD news is shrinking but old news doesn’t imply dull news. For example, AI, machine learning, and quantum computing all make an appearance this week. And there’s more hardware news than normal, probably because of the recent … Continue reading

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Introducing AIAA’s CFD 2030 Integration Committee

How impactful has the CFD 2030 Vision Study been on the CFD world? I think AIAA just made its impact official by forming the CFD 2030 Integration Committee to foster and promote the 2030 vision. 

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Still Time to Register for GMGW-2

Are you interested in seeing mesh generation for CFD improve? Do you want to see open and honest presentations about what can be done and where challenges remain? Do you want to be involved in early discussions on future CFD … Continue reading

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