Category Archives: People & Places

I’m Ethan Alan Hereth and This Is How I Mesh

I often wish I had an inspiring story about how I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an engineer, or that I’ve had a lifelong love of airplanes which led me into the field of CFD, … Continue reading

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Pointwise Visits Branch Tech for 3-D Printing Fun

Dr. Steve Karman from our applied research team recently visited Branch Technology in Chattanooga to see their 3-D printing robots and learn more about their patented freeform, 3-D printing technology called Cellular Fabrication (TM). Steve’s host at Branch was Dr. … Continue reading

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I’m William Humber and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in New Jersey in 1984.  I did both my bachelors and masters work in Aerospace Engineering at Penn State University. While I was there I received the University Turbine Systems Research fellowship and spent my summers during … Continue reading

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I’m Bruce Hilbert and This Is How I Mesh

My foray into CFD began in the fall semester of 2006.  Technically, I had been a Computational Engineering student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s SimCenter since the spring semester; but to that point I had only taken a … Continue reading

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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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This Week in CFD

*** Lucky Friday the 13th Edition *** Software Tecplot released Tecplot 360 2017 for CFD visualization including a Python API. You can read more about PyTecplot on the company’s blog. OpenVSP 3.10.0, the parametric aircraft geometry tool, was released. Looking … 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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