Author Archives: Travis Carrigan

About Travis Carrigan

A Pointwise engineer helping other engineers solve their meshing problems.

I’m Tom Chan and This Is How I Mesh

I consider myself a true Seattle native, but I was born in South Vietnam. At the time, my parents were living in a thriving Chinese community in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City). We were fortunate enough to leave in … Continue reading

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CAD to FEA in Five Minutes

The March 2018 issue of Digital Engineering came across my desk the other day and one article in particular caught my attention. Written by Tony Abbey, the Siemens FEMAP with NX NASTRAN Overview, Part 2 article focused on meshing. In … Continue reading

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I’m Joe Walsh and This Is How I Mesh

I started my engineering analysis activities after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Milwaukee School of Engineering in Architectural Engineering (a long time ago) where my focus was on structural analysis. I spent the first 8+ years of my career … Continue reading

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I’m Ian McLeod and This Is How I Mesh

I started Envenio with my former thesis advisers Andrew Gerber and Gordon Holloway back in 2010. Over the next 4 ½ years, we bootstrapped development of our core technology with revenue from consulting projects and with help from a couple … Continue reading

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High-Lift Prediction Using SU2 v6 Falcon & Pointwise

The SU2 team and Pointwise recently teamed up and ran one of the meshes generated for the AIAA High Lift Prediction Workshop using the latest release of SU2. Information regarding the workshop, the meshing process, solver setup, and the SU2 … Continue reading

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I’m ZJ Wang and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up in Hunan, China, and always wanted to be a fighter pilot. But since I cannot handle spinning, I settled on being an aerospace engineer. I obtained a B.S. degree from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT, … Continue reading

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I’m Melissa Berry and This Is How I Mesh

Hi y’all! As part of the Business & Administrative Services team with Carrie Jefferies and Amy Harris, I find myself in a role that supports those that mesh.  I have great respect for engineers and anyone who works on these intricate … Continue reading

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