Patrick Knupp is a principle member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories and a member of the Cubit meshing project. He received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the University of New Mexico in 1989. Since then he has worked on algorithm development for computational science and engineering, particularly in the fields of both structured and unstructured mesh generation. He is co-author of the book, The Fundamentals of Grid Generation. He is presently the principle investigator for Sandia's portion of the DOE "Terascale Simulation Tools and Technology" project.
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