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26th International Meshing Roundtable

September 18-21, 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2017 Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2017 Thursday, Sept. 20, 2017
Session 1 Session 5A Session 5B Session 6A Session 6B
Research Notes
Session 2A Session 2B
Research Notes
Posters & Meshing Contest Session 7A Session 7B
Session 3A Session 3B
Research Notes
Session 4A Session 4B
Research Notes

Session 1

1.0  3D Metric-Aligned and Orthogonal Solution Adaptive Mesh Generation

David Marcum, CAVS and Dept. of Mech. Engr., Mississippi State University, US
Frederic Alauzet, Gamma3 Team, INRIA Saclay, France, FR
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1.2  Hyperelastic springback technique for construction of prismatic mesh layers

Vladimir Garanzha, Dorodnicyn Computing Center FRC CSC RAS, Moscow, RU
Liudmila Kudryavtseva, Dorodnicyn Computing Center FRC CSC RAS, Moscow, RU
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1.3  Combining tetrahedra into hexahedra: a vertex based strategy

Jeanne Pellerin, Universite catholique de Louvain, BE
Amaury Johnen, Universite catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-Francois Remacle, Universite catholique de Louvain, BE
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1.4  Homeomorphic Tetrahedralization of Multi-material Images with Quality and Fidelity Guarantees

Jing Xu, Old Dominion University, US
Andrey Chernikov, Old Dominion University, US
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Session 2A

2A.1  Feature moving operation of hexahedral mesh

Chun Shen, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,China, CN
Rui Wang, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,China, CN
Shuming Gao, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,China, CN
Maehama Hiroki , Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Hokkaido University, JP
Abstract | Download PDF

2A.2  Hexahedral Mesh Generation for 3D Computational Materials Modeling

Steven J. Owen, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Judith A. Brown, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Corey D. Ernst, Elemental Technologies, US
Hojun Lim, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Kevin N. Long, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Abstract | Download PDF

2A.3  Volume preservation improvement for interface reconstruction hexahedral methods

Nicolas Le Goff, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, FR
Franck Ledoux, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, FR
Steven Owen, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 2B: Research Notes

2B.1  High quality mesh generation using cross and asterisk fields: Application on coastal domains.

Christos Georgiadis, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Pierre-Alexandre Beaufort, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jonathan Lambrechts, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

2B.2  Universal Meshes for Domains with Piecewise C2-regular Boundaries

Kyuwon Kim, Stanford University, US
Adrian Lew, Stanford University, US
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2B.3  Projections for Resolving Delaunay Encroachment

Mark Eastlick, Silvaco Europe Ltd., GB
Carlos Bedregal, Silvaco, Inc., US
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2B.4  Lepp-WCentroid method for tetrahedral mesh improvement

Pedro A. Rodriguez-Moreno, Universidad del Bio-Bio, CL
Maria-Cecilia Rivara, Universidad de Chile, CL
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 3A

3A.1  Subdividing triangular and quadrilateral meshes in parallel to approximate curved geometries

Abel Gargallo-Peiro, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Guillaume Houzeaux, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Abstract | Download PDF

3A.2  Comparison of 2D curving methods with modal shape functions and a piecewise linear target mesh

Verena Ziel, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, GB
Hadrien Bériot, Siemens Industry Software NV, Simulation and Test Solutions, BE
Onur Atak, Siemens Industry Software NV, Simulation and Test Solutions, BE
Gwénaël Gabard, Laboratoire d'Acoustique de l'Universit\'{e} du Maine, CNRS, FR
Abstract | Download PDF

3A.3  An augmented Lagrangian formulation to impose boundary conditions for distortion based mesh moving and curving

Eloi Ruiz-Girones, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Abel Gargallo-Peiro, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Josep Sarrate, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 3B: Research Notes

3B.1  Simultaneous untangling and smoothing of tetrahedral meshes on distributed-memory parallel computers

Domingo Benítez, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES
José María Escobar, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES
Rafael Montenegro, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES
Eduardo Rodríguez, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ES
Abstract | Download PDF

3B.2  Using Graph Partitioning and Coloring for Flexible Coarse-Grained Shared-Memory Parallel Mesh Adaptation

Lukas Gnam, Christian Doppler Laboratory for HPTCAD, Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien, Vienna, AT
Josef Weinbub, Christian Doppler Laboratory for HPTCAD, Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien, Vienna, AT
Karl Rupp, Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien, Vienna, AT
Florian Rudolf, Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien, Vienna, AT
Siegfried Selberherr, Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien, Vienna,
Abstract | Download PDF

3B.3  Toward one billion tetrahedra per minute

Célestin Marot, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jeanne Pellerin, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jonathan Lambrechts, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

3B.4  Efficient Core Utilization in a Hybrid Parallel Delaunay Meshing Algorithm on Distributed-Memory Cluster

Daming Feng, Old Dominion University, US
Andrey Chernikov, Old Dominion University, US
Nikos Chrisochoides, Old Dominion University, US
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3B.5  Anisotropic mesh adaptation and effects on the conditioning of unstructured finite element solvers

Gabriel Manzinali, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Elie Hachem, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Youssef Mesri, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 4A

4A.1  Automatic Sizing Functions for 3D Unstructured Mesh Generation

Jianjun Chen, Zhejiang University, CN
Zhiwei Liu, Zhejiang University, CN
Yao Zheng, Zhejiang University, CN
Peng Zheng, CAEP Software Center, CN
Jianjing Zheng, Zhejiang University, CN
Zhoufang Xiao, Zhejiang University, CN
Chuan Yu, Wenzhou University, CN
Abstract | Download PDF

4A.2  An efficient advancing layer viscous mesh generation method for 3D complex configurations

ZHI WANG, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, ES
Jaime Quintanal, Industria de TurboPropulsores S. A., ES
Roque Corral, Industria de TurboPropulsores S. A., ES
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4A.3  Guaranteed Quality Isotropic Surface Remeshing Based on Uniformization

Ming Ma, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, US
Xiaokang Yu, College of Computer Science and Technology, Qingdao University, CN
Na Lei, School of Software and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Hang Si, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Xianfeng Gu, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 4B: Research Notes

4B.1  Solving the Maximum Weight Independent Set Problem: Application to Indirect Hexahedral Mesh Generation

Kilian Verhetsel, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jeanne Pellerin, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Amaury Johnen, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

4B.2  Volume mesh generation by rotational sweep

Sumit Paranjape, Siemens Industry Software Computational Dynamics Ltd, GB
Timothy Tautges, Siemens PLM Software Inc., US
Abstract | Download PDF

4B.3  Quad-dominant mesh improvement using medial axis

Phil Sikorski, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, DE
Tobias Krenz, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, DE
Margitta Pries, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, DE
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4B.4  Toward a paver replacement

Ryan Viertel, Sandia National Labs/University of Utah, US
Matt Staten, Sandia National Labs, US
Braxton Osting, University of Utah, US
Abstract | Download PDF

4B.5  A High Order Quad Mesh Generator For Spectral Methods

Bing Yuan, Florida State University, US
David Kopriva, Florida State University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 5A

5A.1  A Cartesian Slab Based Multiblocking Strategy for Irregular Cylindrical Surfaces

Nilanjan Mukherjee, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software, US
Jonathan Makem, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management, GB
Abstract | Download PDF

5A.2  A global approach to multi-axis swept mesh generation

Haiyan Wu, Zhejiang University, CN
Shuming Gao, Zhejiang University, CN
Rui Wang, Zhejiang University, CN
Mao Ding, Zhejiang University, CN
Abstract | Download PDF

5A.3  Computing two dimensional cross fields - A PDE approach based on the Ginzburg-Landau theory

Pierre-Alexandre Beaufort, Université catholique de Louvain, Université de Liège, BE
Jonathan Lambrechts, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
François Henrotte, Université catholique de Louvain, Université de Liège, BE
Christophe Geuzaine, Université de Liège, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 5B

5B.1  Planar Slip Condition For Mesh Morphing Using Radial Basis Functions

Stéphane Aubert, Univ. Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Laboratoire de Mecanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique UMR5509, Lyon, F-69134, France, FR
Franck Mastrippolito, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LITEN, DTBH, Laboratoire Echangeur et Reacteurs, F-38000 Grenoble, France, FR
Quentin Rendu, Univ. Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Laboratoire de Mecanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique UMR5509, Lyon, F-69134, France, FR
Martin Buisson, Univ. Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Laboratoire de Mecanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique UMR5509, Lyon, F-69134, France, FR
Frédéric Ducros, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LITEN, DTBH, Laboratoire Echangeur et Reacteurs, F-38000 Grenoble, France, FR
Abstract | Download PDF

5B.2  A high-order log barrier-based mesh generation and warping method

Mike Stees, University of Kansas, US
Suzanne Shontz, University of Kansas, US
Abstract | Download PDF

5B.3  Anisotropic geometry-conforming d-simplicial meshing via isometric embeddings

Philip Claude Caplan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
Robert Haimes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
David L. Caplan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
Marshall C. Galbraith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 6A

6A.1  First benchmark of the Unstructured Grid Adaptation Working Group

Daniel Ibanez, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Nicolas Barral, Imperial College London, GB
Joshua Krakos, The Boeing Company, US
Adrien Loseille, INRIA Saclay-ile-de-France, FR
Todd Michal, The Boeing Company, US
Mike Park, NASA Langley, US
Abstract | Download PDF

6A.2  Constrained Tetrahedral Subdivision of Arbitrary Polygonal Prismatic Meshes

Xiaotian Yin, Futurewei Technologies, US
Yang Guo, Stony Brook University, US
Jian Li, Futurewei Technologies, US
Xianfeng Gu, Stony Brook University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

6A.3  A MATLAB Script for Solving 2D/3D Minimum Compliance Problems using Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation

Kristian Jensen, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, DK
Abstract | Download PDF

6A.4  On Tetrahedralisations Containing Knotted and Linked Line Segments

Hang Si, WIAS Berlin, DE
Yuxue Ren, School of Mathematics, Jilin University, CN
Na Lei, School of Software Technology, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Xianfeng Gu, Computer Science Department, Stony Brook University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 6B: Research Notes

6B.1  A Practical Approach to Challenges in Meshing Mining Models

Edward Dzik, Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., US
Christine Detournay, Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., US
Peter Cundall, Itasca Consulting Group, Inc., US
Abstract | Download PDF

6B.2  Elliptic Fekete points obtained by Ginzburg-Landau PDE

Jovana Jezdimirovic, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Alexandre Chemin, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Pierre-Alexandre Beaufort, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

6B.3  Quality-controlled hybrid method for multi-body moving mesh simulations

Wafa Daldoul, MINES ParisTech, Center for Materials Forming (CEMEF), FR
Elie Hachem, MINES ParisTech, Center for Materials Forming (CEMEF), FR
Youssef Mesri, MINES ParisTech, Center for Materials Forming (CEMEF), FR
Abstract | Download PDF

6B.4  A variational approach to high-order r-adaptation

Julian Marcon, Imperial College London, GB
Michael Turner, Imperial College London, GB
David Moxey, University of Exeter, GB
Spencer J. Sherwin, Imperial College London, GB
Joaquim Peiro, Imperial College London, GB
Abstract | Download PDF

6B.5  On a Basis Framework for High Order Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation

Thierry Coupez, ICI- Ecole Centrale de Nantes, FR
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 7A

7A.1  The generation of axially aligned seams on triangulated pipe faces

Harold J. Fogg, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Jonathan E. Makem, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Jean Cabello, Siemens PLM Software, US
Abstract | Download PDF

7A.2  Symmetry-based decomposition for meshing quasi-axisymmetric components

Flavien Boussuge, Queen’s University Belfast, GB
Christopher Tierney, Queen’s University Belfast, GB
Trevor T Robinson , Queen’s University Belfast, GB
Cecil G Armstrong, Queen’s University Belfast, GB
Abstract | Download PDF

7A.3  High-fidelity, dynamic CAD model for propagating surfaces and moving meshes

Bastien Andrieu, ONERA, FR
Denis Gueyffier, ONERA, FR
Abstract | Download PDF

7A.4  A framework for the generation of high-order curvilinear hybrid meshes for CFD simulations

Michael Turner, Imperial College London, GB
David Moxey, University of Exeter, GB
Joaquim Peiro, Imperial College London, GB
Mark Gammon, ITI Global, Cambridge, GB
Claire Pollard, ITI Global, Cambridge, GB
Henry Bucklow, ITI Global, Cambridge, GB
Abstract | Download PDF

7A.5  Cache-mesh, a Dynamics Data Structure for Performance Optimization

Tuan Nguyen, Denmark Technical University, DK
Vedrana Dahl, Denmark Technical University, DK
Andreas Bærentzen, Denmark Technical University, DK
Abstract | Download PDF

Session 7B

7B.1  Robust and efficient validation of the linear hexahedral element

Amaury Johnen, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Jean-Christophe Weill, CEA, FR
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Abstract | Download PDF

7B.2  All-Quad Meshing for Geographic Data via Templated Boundary Optimization

Lance Simons, University of California, Davis, US
Nina Amenta, University of California, Davis, US
Abstract | Download PDF

7B.3  Automatic quad meshing by simulating NaCl crystallization

Chenguang Zhang, Louisiana State University, US
Xin Li, Louisiana State University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

7B.4  Generalized Regular Quadrilateral Mesh Generation based on Surface Foliation

Na Lei, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Xiaopeng Zheng, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Hang Si, Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, DE
Zhongxuan Luo, Dalian University of Technology, CN
Xianfeng Gu, Stony Brook University, US
Abstract | Download PDF

7B.5  A simple formula for quad mesh singularities

Harold J. Fogg, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Liang Sun, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Jonathan E. Makem, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Cecil G. Armstrong, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Trevor T. Robinson, Queen's University Belfast, GB
Abstract | Download PDF

Posters

P.1  A deviation-based vertex reordering technique for mesh quality improvement

Harrim Kim, Incheon National University, KR
Junhyeok Choi, Incheon National University, KR
Shankar Sastry, Intel, US
Jibum Kim, Incheon National University, KR
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.2  Parallel mesh subdivision to approximate curved geometries

Abel Gargallo-Peiro, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Guillaume Houzeaux, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ES
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.3  Imposing boundary conditions for distortion based mesh moving and curving using an augmented Lagrangian formulation

Eloi Ruiz-Gironés, Barcelona Supercomputing Center - BSC, ES
Abel gargallo-Peiró, Barcelona Supercomputing Center - BSC, ES
Josep Sarrate, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, ES
Xevi Roca, Barcelona Supercomputing Center - BSC, ES
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.4  X-MOF Interface Reconstruction Method and its Massively Parallel Implementation in Tangram

Evgeny Kikinzon, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Mikhail Shashkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Rao Garimella, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Angela Herring, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Christopher Malone, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Charles Ferenbaugh, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.5  A 2D Multi-Block Decomposition & Virtual Topology Engine for Quasi-Structured Mesh Generation.

Jonathan Makem, Siemens PLM Software, GB
Mukherjee Nilanjan, Siemens PLM Software, US
Mark Lamping, Siemens PLM Software, US
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.6  Anisotropic mesh adaptation and effects on the conditioning of unstructured finite element solvers.

Gabriel Manzinali, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Elie Hachem, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Youssef Mesri, MINES Paristech, PSL-Research University, CEMEF-Centre for material forming, FR
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.7  Robust partial remeshing strategy for position management and body motion in CFD simulations

Simone Gremmo, University of Mons, BE
Vladimir Gael, Numeca International, BE
Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain, BE
Charles Hirsch, Numeca International, BE
Grégory Coussement, University of Mons, BE
Poster

P.8  Quality-controlled method for moving mesh simulations

Wafa Daldoul, Mines Paristech (CEMEF), FR
Elie Hachem, Mines Paristech (CEMEF), FR
Youssef Mesri, Mines Paristech (CEMEF), FR
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.9  Efficient Incremental Approach for RBF Based Mesh Deformation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems

MOHAMED SELIM, University of Alabama at Birmingham, US
Roy Koomullil, University of Alabama at Birmingham, US
David McDaniel, University of Alabama at Birmingham, US
Poster

P.10  Toward a paver replacement poster

Ryan Viertel, Sandia National Labs/University of utah, US
Matt Staten, Sandia National Labs, US
Braxton Osting, University of Utah, US
Abstract | Intro Slide | Poster

P.11  Auto-Mid-surfacing

Geoffrey Butlin, International TechneGroup, UK
Claire Pollard, International TechneGroup, UK
Robin Fairey, International TechneGroup, UK
Bob Johnson, Realistic Engineering Analysis Limited, UK
Abstract | Poster

Meshing Contest

MC.1  Volume mesh generation using a level set method

Algiane Froehly, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest, France
Charles Dapogny, LJK, CNRS Grenoble, France
Cecile Dobrzynski, Bordeaux INP, France
Pascal Frey, UPMC, France
Intro Slide | Full Poster

MC.2  Siemens Meshing Contest Entry

Vivek Ahuja
Shaunak Pai
Scott Canann
Ken Blake
Sumit Paranjape
Stefano Paoletti
James Clement
Intro Slide | Full Poster

MC.3  Pointwise Meshing Contest Entry - IMR Yacht

Travis Carrigan
John Dreese
Daniel LaCroix
John Steinbrenner
Carolyn Woeber
Intro Slide | Full Poster