Author Archives: Travis Carrigan

About Travis Carrigan

A Pointwise engineer helping other engineers solve their meshing problems.

I’m Mike Park and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up in New Jersey where may father was always fixing something in his workshop and I was very lucky that my parents supported the many hobbies I was interested in. I spent a number of summers working on … Continue reading

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I’m Luiz Fernando Silva and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am the eldest of three boys. We lived in the north region of the city, called Tijuca, which is very close to America’s largest urban forest, Tijuca’s Forest. … Continue reading

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I’m Scott Burch and This Is How I Mesh

The first time I’d heard of CFD was when Ford Australia used it to develop their V8 Supercar in 2003 on their super computer in America.  When describing the power of the hardware, they said it was used to calculate … Continue reading

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I’m Simon Hubbard and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Harrow in North London, which I don’t remember too much of as my parents moved to Leighton Buzzard (strangely linked to North London through its use as a pun name for the North London based pub … Continue reading

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I’m Quentin Lux and This Is How I Mesh

My name is Quentin and I am French guy from France. I have always been fascinated by aerodynamics. My first ambition as far as I remember was to become a Formula 1 aerodynamicist because I was amazed by the level … Continue reading

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I’m Massimiliano Fontana and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in a town in Lombardy, North Italy, and ever since I was a child my passion has been airplanes. One day, with my father, I witnessed the low altitude flight of an F-104 Starfighter during an air … Continue reading

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I’m Tessa Uroić and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Kutina, a small town in Croatia. The region, Moslavina, is well known for its vineyards and škrlet, a white grape variety. Since I was very little I have been a Formula 1 enthusiast. In fact, I … Continue reading

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