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A Visit to SAE International’s 2018 World Congress Experience (WCX)

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International hosted their automotive-focused 2018 World Congress Experience (WCX) during 10-12 of April .  The conference was held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI—best known as the center of the U.S. automobile industry and home to … 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 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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Mesh Morphing for Automotive Shape Design Optimization

Next week Claudio Pita and I will be in the Motor City attending the SAE 2016 World Congress and Exhibition. There we will be presenting the work we performed in cooperation with Mark Landon of Optimal Solutions where we have … Continue reading

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Impressions of the 10th OpenFOAM Workshop

As a new OpenFOAM user I had the opportunity to attend the 10th OpenFOAM Workshop held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Pointwise participated in the workshop in a variety of ways: we sponsored it, we worked … Continue reading

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I’m Travis Carrigan and This Is How I Mesh

Have you ever been to the Idaho Potato Museum? If not, you should go. They’ll give you a free potato at the end of the tour…or at least they used to. I’ve been there several times. The museum sits in … Continue reading

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