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Meshing Research Corner

23rd International Meshing Roundtable

October 12-15, 2014
London, UK

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Session 1     Mixed Topics

1.1 Optimizing the geometrical accuracy of 2D curvilinear meshes

Remacle, Jean-Francois and Jonathan Lambrechts, Christophe Geuzaine, Thomas Toulorge
Universite catholique de Louvain, Institute of Mechanics, Belgium
Universite de Liege, Belgium
Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique, Belgium
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1.2 Construction of polynomial spline spaces over quadtree and octree T-meshes

Brovka, M. and J.I. Lopez, J.M. Escobar, J.M. Cascon, R. Montenegro
University Institute for Intelligent Systems and Numerical Applications in Engineering, SIANI, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Department of Economics and History of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Salamanca, Spain
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1.3 A thermo-elastic analogy for high-order curvilinear meshing with control of mesh validity and quality

Moxey, D. and D. Ekelschot, U. Keskin, S. J. Sherwin, J. Peiro
Imperial College London, London, UK
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1.4 A generic implementation of dD combinatorial maps in CGAL

"Damiand, Guillaume and Monique Teillaud
Universite de Lyon, LIRIS, UMR 5205 CNRS, Villeurbanne, France
INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Mediterranee, France
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Session 2    Quad/Hex Meshing 1

2.1 Block-Structured Hexahedral Meshes for CAD Models using 3D Frame Fields

Kowalski, N. and F. Ledoux, P. Frey
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Georges Lematre, 4, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
CEA, DAM, DIF, F-91297, Arpajon, France
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 place Jussieu, 75005, Paris, France
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2.2 LayTracks3D: a new approach to meshing general solids using medial axis transform

Quadros, William Roshan
Sandia National Laboratories,P O Box 5800, MS 0897,Albuquerque, NM – 87185 USA
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2.3 Quadrilateral Mesh Generation with Deferred Constraint Insertion

Araujo, Chrystiano and Waldemar Celes
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Session 3     Mesh Quality 1

3.1 Optimizing mesh distortion by hierarchical iteration relocation of the nodes on the CAD entities

Ruiz-Girones, Eloi and Xevi Roca, Jose Sarrate
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
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3.2 Constrained Space Deformation for Design Optimization

Sieger, Daniel and Stefan Menzel, Mario Botsch
Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH, Offenbach/Main, Germany
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Session 4A    Quad/Hex Meshing 2

4A.1 Automatic swept volume decomposition based on sweep directions extraction for hexahedral meshing

Wu, Haiyan and Shuming Gao
State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
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4A.2 Direct editing on hexahedral mesh through dual operations

Zhu, Hua and Jinming Chen, Haiyan Wu, Shuming Gao
State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
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4A.3 New techniques for enhanced medial axis based decompositions in 2-D

Fogg, Harold J. and Cecil G. Armstrong, Trevor T. Robinson
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, N. Ireland
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4A.4 Hex-dominant meshing approach based on frame field smoothness

Bernard, P.-E. and J.-F. Remacle, N. Kowalski, C. Geuzaine
Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Universite de Liege, Belgium
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Session 4B    Mesh Quality 2

4B.1 Towards FEA over Tangled Quads

Verma, Chaman Singh and Krishnan Suresh
Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
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4B.2 Automatic curvilinear quality mesh generation driven by smooth boundary and guaranteed fidelity

Xu, Jing and Andrey N. Chernikov
Old Dominion University, Department of Computer Science, Norfolk, VA, USA
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4B.3 Two mesh deformation methods coupled with a changing-connectivity moving mesh method for CFD applications

Barral, Nicolas and Edward Luke, Frederic Alauzet
Gamma3 Team, INRIA Paris-Roquencourt, Domaine de Voluceau, Rocquencourt, Le Chesnay Cedex, France
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University, US
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4B.4 Face-Centred Voronoi Refinement for Surface Mesh Generation

Darren Engwirda, David Ivers
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, Australia
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Session 5A    Tri/Tet Meshing

5A.1 Automatic Unstructured Element-Sizing Specification Algorithm for Surface Mesh Generation

Xiao, Zhoufang and Jianjun Chen, Yao Zheng, Lijuan Zeng, Jianjing Zheng
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
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5A.2 Curvature-Adapted Remeshing of CAD Surfaces

Dassi, Franco and Andrea Mola, Hang Si
Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste, Italy
Weierstrass Institute, Berlin, Germany
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5A.3 Adaptive and Unstructured Mesh Cleaving

Bronson, Jonathan R. and Shankar P. Sastry, Joshua A. Levine, Ross T. Whitaker
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.
School of Computing, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, U.S.A.
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Session 5B    Hybrid and Alternative Element Types

5B.1 Toward mixed-element meshing based on restricted Voronoi diagrams

Pellerin, Jeanne and Bruno Lévy, Guillaume Caumon
GeoRessources UMR 7359, Université de Lorraine - ENSG, 54500, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Project ALICE, INRIA Nancy Grand Est, 615 rue du jardin botanique, 54600 Villers-lès-Nancy, France
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS), Mohrenstrasse 39, 10117, Berlin, Germany
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5B.2 Generation of polyhedral Delaunay meshes

Contreras, David and Nancy Hitschfeld-Kahler
Department of Computer Science, FCFM, University of Chile, Blanco Encalada 2120, Santiago, Chile
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5B.3 Degenerate Hex Elements

Dudley, Clifton R. and Steven J. Owen
Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford, California, U.S.A.
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
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Session 6A    Research Notes

6A.1 Universal Meshes: Computing Tetrahedralization Conforming to Curved Surfaces

Hardik Kabaria and Adrian J. Lew
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, CA 94305
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6A.2 Generation of Hierarchical Tetrahedral Meshes with High-Order Projections for Efficient Multigrid Solvers

Cao Lu, Xinglin Zhao, Navamita Ray, Xiangmin Jiao
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA.
Mathematics and Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
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6A.3 Smoothing of Unstructured Grids

Mehdi Falsafioon, Sina Arabi, Francois Guibault, Ricardo Camarero
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, 2900 boul. Edouard-Montpetit, Campus de l’Universite de Montreal, 2500 chemin de Polytechnique, Montreal (Quebec), Canada H3T 1J4
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Session 6B    Research Notes

6B.1 Partial Remeshing Strategy for CFD Simulations when Large Displacements are Taken into Account

Simone Gremmo, Iouri Antonik, Remy Nigro, Charles Hirsch, and Grégory Coussement
University of Mons - UMONS, Fluids-Machines Department, 20 Place du Parc, 7000 Mons, Belgium
NUMECA International, Chaussée de la Hulpe, 189, Terhulpsesteenweg, B-1170 Brussels, Belbium
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6B.2 Determination of Flow Regions for Hybrid Grid Adaptation

Yannis Kallinderis, Vasileios Sassanis
Laboratory of Aerodynamic Design of Air Vehicles, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Patras, 26504 Rio, Greece
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6B.3 Conformal Hexahedral Mesh Coarsening by Agglomeration

Pierre Cargemel, Youssef Mesri, and Herve Guillard
IFPEN, France
INRIA, France
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Session 7A    Quad/Hex Meshing 3

7A.1 An Art Gallery approach to submap meshing

Nilanjan Mukherjee
Siemens PLM Software, Milford, Ohio, USA
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7A.2 Surface Mesh Generation based on Imprinting of S-T Edge Patches

Cai, Shengyong and Timothy J. Tautges
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, U.S.A.
CD-adapco, 1500 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A
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7A.3 QMCF: QMorph Cross Field-Driven Quad-Dominant Meshing Algorithm

Pellenard, Bertrand and Gunay Orbay, James Chen, Shailendra Sohan, Wa Kwok, Joseph R. Tristano
ANSYS Inc., 275 Technology Dr, Canonsburg, PA, USA
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7A.4 Generating Unstructured Nuclear Reactor Core Meshes in Parallel

Jain, Rajeev and Timothy J. Tautges
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, U.S.A.
CD-Adapco, Austin, TX, U.S.A.
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7A.5 Delaunay quadrangulation by two-coloring vertices

Mitchell, Scott A. and Mohammed A. Mohammed, Ahmed H. Mahmoud, Mohamed S. Ebeida
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, U.S.A.
Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
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Session 7B    Meshing for CFD

7B.1 Towards automated hybrid-prismatic mesh generation

Tomac, Maximilian and David Eller
KTH Aeronautical and Vehicle Engineering, Stockholm, Sweden
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7B.2 New mesh motion solver for large deformations based on CVT

Wambold, Witalij and Gunter Barwolff
Volkswagen AG, Component Development, Salzgitter, Germany
TU Berlin, Institute of Mathematics, Str. des 17 Juni 135, Berlin 10623, Germany
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7B.3 Metric-orthogonal anisotropic mesh generation

Loseille, Adrien
INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt, 78153 Le Chesnay, France
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7B.4 Quality index and improvement of the interfaces of general hybrid grids

Fotia, S. and Y. Kallinderis
Laboratory for Aerodynamic Design of Air Vehicles, University of Patras, Greece
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7B.5 Aligned Metric-Based Anisotropic Solution Adaptive Mesh Generation

Marcum, David and Frederic Alauzet
Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems and Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, USA
Gamma3 Team, INRIA Paris-Roquencourt, Le Chesnay, France
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Session 8A    Research Notes

8A.1 Periodic Meshes for the CGAL library

Aymeric Pellé, Monique Teillaud
INRIA Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée, France
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8A.2 Segmentation of the Visible Human Project® (VHP) Female Cryosection Images within MATLAB® Environment

J. Yanamadala, V. K. Rathi, S. Maliye, H. A. Win, A. L. Tran, M. K. Kozlov, G. M. Noetscher, A. Nazarian, and S. N. Makarov
ECE Dept., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, 01609 MA, USA
Max Plank Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Med School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215
NEVA Electromagnetic LLC, Yarmouth Port, 02675 MA, USA
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8A.3 Optimising Stress Constrained Structural Optimisation

Kristian E. Jensen
Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
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Session 8B    Research Notes

8B.1  NURBS Surface Reparameterization Using Truncated T-splines

Lei Liu, Yongjie Jessica Zhang, Xiaodong Wei
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
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8B.2 Anisotropic Layering via Curve Insertion into Unstructured Meshes

Daniel W. Zaide, Carl F. Ollivier-Gooch
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
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8B.3 An Inside-out Method for Arbitrary Polyhedra

Franjo Juretic
Creative Fields, Ltd., Ozaljska 106, 10110 Zagreb, Croatia
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Papers included in the proceedings, but not presented at the Conference    

 Mesh Infrastructure for Coupled Multiprocess Geophysical Simulations

Garimella, Rao V. and William A. Perkins, Mike W. Buksas, Markus Berndt, Konstantin Lipnikov, Ethan Coon, John D. Moulton, Scott L. Painter
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM USA
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA USA
Stellar Science Ltd. Co., Albuquerque, NM USA
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