Steve Owen

Dr. Steve Owen is a researcher with Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico working with the CUBIT Mesh Generation Toolkit Team. His current work involves facet-based geometry representations for mesh generation. Past work has focused on unstructured quadrilateral and hexahedral algorithms, parametric surface meshing, boundary layer meshing for CFD, Delaunay methods, smoothing and topology cleanup, mesh sizing control, among others. He has extensive publication and editorial experience in the mesh generation community and maintains the Meshing Research Corner web site. Prior to Sandia, Steve worked in industry at Ansys Inc., a commercial finite element analysis company based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvannia, where he successfully developed and maintained mesh generation tools for commercial use. Steve received his PhD. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1999 while working for Ansys Inc. and received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Brigham Young University in 1992. He is currently an adjuct professor at CMU, advising several graduate and undergraduate students.