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Kathy Loeppky
Conference Coordinator

kloeppk@sandia.gov
(505) 844-2376









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Meshing Contest


Submission deadline extended to August 15, 2017

A meshing contest will be held as part of IMR 26. The details of the contest are listed below. The participants can submit their meshes in order to demonstrate the abilities of their meshing software in either of two disciplines:

Participants will generate surface (triangular, quad-dominant, quad, etc.) or volume (tetrahedral/hexahedral/hex-dominant etc.) meshes or a combination of both. Two models are provided to start from: a CAD model in SAT/IGES/STEP format and a discrete CAD model in STL format. The discrete CAD model has two versions: a watertight cleaned-up version and a “dirty” one. Contributions on mesh post-processing can be made based on either the “clean” or the “dirty” discrete CAD model.

All interested participants must send an email to the IMR committee by August 15, 2017 to indicate their willingness to take part in the meshing contest. Please contact: Oleg Skipa

The presentation form will be a poster showing the details of the mesh and providing additional information as listed below. Along with detailed mesh images, the poster must provide the following information on the mesh:

To enter, participants must generate a mesh for one of the two CAD model options chosen by the IMR committee. Click the links below, download and unzip to access the files. Please note that 7zip is a free software which can be downloaded from: www.7-zip.org

To download the models click: Download Models

All posters will be considered for the “Meshing Maestro” award and the image of the winning mesh will be used for the next IMR’s T-shirt. The voting for the “Meshing Maestro” award will be done by IMR-26 attendees.

In addition, the submitted meshes will be considered for the “Best Technical Mesh” award. The voting will be done by the conference attendees. In order to support this process, we ask that all Meshing Contest participants bring a laptop to interactively show their mesh to the attendees. It is also requested that mesh quality statistics be shown on the poster and/or interactively and communicated clearly to anyone who comes to see your demo.

Meshing Contest images will be posted on the IMR website. Please provide a pdf version of your poster for the IMR website by August 31, 2017. Also please provide a 1-page PowerPoint slide that will be used for a 90 second introduction to your poster to all attendees in a Poster/Meshing Contest introduction session.

Posters have to be provided in a portrait or landscape A0 format (841 mm x 1189 mm or 33.1" x 46.8"), and logistics for printing and getting the poster to the venue are the responsibility of the author.

Email your note of commitment (in a simple email) by August 15, 2017 to Oleg Skipa. Use the same email address to submit the 1-page PowerPoint introductory slide and the PDF version of the poster by August 31, 2017.



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