Author Archives: Travis Carrigan

About Travis Carrigan

A Pointwise engineer helping other engineers solve their meshing problems.

4 Motivations for Better Boundary Layer Meshing

Power to the users! You won’t find it plastered around the office, but you can be sure that it’s top of mind here at Pointwise. While the latest release includes more “push-button” solutions in our effort to make meshing invisible, … Continue reading

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I’m Lorenzo Alba and This Is How I Mesh

Hello! I was raised in Richardson, Texas. Although my home town is known as a hub for companies in the information technology and electronics industries, my father’s background as a mechanic resulted in me being raised as a grease monkey. … Continue reading

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I’m Spencer Owen and This Is How I Mesh

The grandson of two engineers, the son of an architect and banker, and the brother of a physicist. I have always hopelessly been destined for a career in math and science. Raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; known historically as the … Continue reading

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I’m Tyler Anderson and This Is How I Mesh

Howdy! I was born and raised in the city of Allen, Texas. From a young age I quickly realized that I wanted to work in a field that relied strongly on the use of mathematics. In school I was always … Continue reading

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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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