Sessions

Monday, September 18, 2006
8:00 am Registration (East Ballroom Registration)
8:30 am Welcome (East Ballroom B)
8:45 am Keynote Speaker - Nigel P. Weatherhill, Head of School of Engineering and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) Swansea University, School of Engineering, Swansea, U.K.
(East Ballroom B)
9:45 am Break (East 1st Floor Lobby)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session 1A - 2D Meshing and 1B - Applications
(parallel sessions)
Session 1A - 2D Meshing
Session Chair: Alan Shih
(East Ballroom B)
10:00 am 1A.1 Non-Local Topological Clean-Up
Guy Bunin
10:30 am 1A.2 Quad-Dominant Mesh Adaptation Using Specialized Simplicial Optimization
Ko-Foa Tchon and Ricardo Camarero
11:00 am 1A.3 Mesh Modification Under Local Domain Changes
Narcis Coll, Marité Guerrieri and J. Antoni Sellarès
11:30 am 1A.4 The Cost of Compatible Refinement of Simplex Decomposition Trees
F. Betul Atalay and David M. Mount
Session 1B - Applications
Session Chair: Krishnakumar Rajagopalan

(East Meeting Rooms A-B)
10:00 am 1B.1 Patient-Specific Vascular NURBS Modeling for Isogeometric Analysis of Blood Flow
Yongjie Zhang, Yuri Bazilevs, Samrat Goswami, Chandrajit L. Bajaj and Thomas J.R. Hughes
10:30 am 1B.2 Rapid Meshing of Turbomachinery Rows Using Semi-Unstructured Conformal Grids
Manuel A. Burgos, Roque Corral, Jaime Fernández-Castañeda and Carlos López
11:00 am 1B.3 Hybrid Mesh Generation for Viscous Flow Simulation
Yuanli Wang and Samuel Murgie
11:30 am 1B.4 A Remeshing Procedure for Numerical Simulation of Forming Processes in Three Dimensions
Laurence Giraud-Moreau, H. Borouchaki and
A. Cherouat
12:00 pm Lunch & Poster Session (provided)
(East Ballroom A)
2:00 pm -
4:30 pm
Session 2 - Mesh Adaptation
Session Chair: David Marcum
(East Ballroom B)
2:00 pm 2.1 A Solution-Based Adaptive Redistribution Method for Unstructured Meshes
Yasushi Ito, Alan M. Shih, Roy P. Koomullil and Bharat K. Soni
2:30 pm 2.2 Analysis of Hessian Recovery Methods for Generating Adaptive Meshes
Konstantin Lipnikov and Yuri Vassilevski
3:00 pm 2.3 Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation for Evolving Triangulated Surfaces
Xiangmin Jiao, Andrew Colombi, Xinlai Ni and John C. Hart
3:30 pm 2.4 Multi-Dimensional Continuous Metric for Mesh Adaptation
Frédéric Alauzet, Adrien Loseille, Alain Dervieux and Pascal Frey
4:00 pm 2.5 How Efficient are Delaunay Refined Meshes? An Empirical Study
Bruce Simpson
4:30 pm Adjourn
5:30 pm -
8:30 pm
Reception and tour at University of Alabama - Birmingham

Tuesday, September 19, 2006
8:00 am Registration (East Ballroom Registration)
8:30 am Invited Speaker - Robert Meakin, Senior Scientist, U.S. Army AMRDEC and DoD HPCMO CFD-CTA Lead
(East Ballroom B)
9:30 am Break (East 1st Floor Lobby)
9:45 am -
11:30 am
Session 3A - Mesh Optimization and 3B - Meshing Algorithms (parallel sessions)
Session 3A - Mesh Optimization
Session Chair - Michael Brewer
(East Ballroom B)
9:45 am 3A.1 Small Polyhedron Reconnection: A New Way to Eliminate Poorly-Shaped Tetrahedra
Jianfei Liu and Shuli Sun. (James Chen will present)
10:15 am 3A.2 Optimal Mesh for P1 Interpolation in H1 Seminorm
Jean-François Lagüe and Frédéric Hecht
10:45 am 3A.3 Mesh Smoothing Based on Riemannian Metric Non-Conformity Minimization
Yannick Sirois, Julien Dompierre, Marie-Gabrielle Vallet and François Guibault
11:15 am 3A.4 On Asymptotically Optimal Meshes by Coordinate Transformation
Guillermo D. Canas and Steven J. Gortler
Session 3B - Meshing Algorithms
Session Chair - Philippe Pebay
(East Meeting Rooms A-B)
9:45 am 3B.1 High Quality Bi-Linear Transfinite Meshing with Interior Point Constraints
Nilanjan Mukherjee
10:15 am 3B.2 Implementation in ALBERTA of an Automatic Tetrahedral Mesh Generator
R. Montenegro Armas, J. M. Cascón, J. M. Escobar, E. Rodríguez and G. Montero
10:45 am 3B.3 Sparse Voronoi Refinement
Benoît Hudson, Gary Miller and Todd Phillips
11:15 am  5B.1 On Refinement of Constrained Delaunay Tetrahedralizations
Hang Si (This talk belongs with Session 5B)
11:45 am Lunch (Not provided. On your own.)
1:45 pm Invited Speaker - David Halt, Visteon (East Ballroom B)
2:45 pm Break (East 1st Floor Lobby)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Session 4 - Geometry
Session Chair - Todd Michal
(East Ballroom B)
3:00 pm 4.1 Volume and Feature Preservation in Surface Mesh Optimization
Xiangmin Jiao
3:30 pm 4.2 On The Use of Loop Subdivision Surfaces for Surrogate Geometry
Per-Olof Persson, Michael J. Aftosmis and
Robert Haimes
4:00 pm 4.3 Surface Mesh Generation for Dirty Geometries by Shrink Wrapping using Cartesian Grid Approach
Y.K. Lee, Chin K. Lim, Hamid Ghazialam, Harsh Vardhan and Erling Eklund
4:30 pm 4.4. A Hole-Filling Algorithm for Triangular Meshes Using Local Radial Basis Function
John Branch, Flavio Prieto and Pierre Boulanger
5:00 pm Adjourn
5:30 - 6:30 pm Birmingham Museum of Art Jemison Galleries open.
6:30 pm Banquet - The Birmingham Museum of Art
7:30 pm Banquet Speaker: Lawrence DeLucas, Director, UAB Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering

Wednesday, September 20, 2006
8:00 am Registration (East Ballroom Registration)
8:30 am Invited Speaker - Tim Tautges, Sandia National Laboratories (East Ballroom B)
9:30 am Break (East 1st Floor Lobby)
9:45 am -
11:45 am
Session 5A - Hex Meshing and 5B - Delaunay Meshing (parallel sessions)
Session 5A - Hex Meshing
Session Chair: Michael Brewer
(East Ballroom B)
9:45 am 5A.1 A Constructive Approach to Constrained Hexahedral Mesh Generation
Carlos D. Carbonera and Jason F. Shepherd
10:15 am 5A.2 Automatic Hexahedral Mesh Generation with Feature Line Extraction
Masayuki Hariya, Ichiro Nishigaki, Ichiro Kataoka and Yoshimitsu Hiro
10:45 am 5A.3 Unconstrained Paving and Plastering: Progress Update
Matthew L. Staten, Robert A. Kerr, Steven J. Owen and Ted D. Blacker
11:15 am 5A.4 An Automatic and General Least-Squares Projection Procedure for Sweep Meshing
Xevi Roca and Josep Sarrate
Session 5B - Delaunay Meshing
Session Chair: Steven Pav
(East Meeting Rooms A-B)
9:45 am 5B.2 Smooth Delaunay-Voronoï Dual Meshes for Co-Volume Integration Schemes
Igor Sazonov, Oubay Hassan, Kenneth Morgan and Nigel P. Weatheril
10:15 am 5B.3 A Study on Delaunay Terminal Edge Method
Maria-Cecilia Rivara
10:45 am 5B.4 Generalized Delaunay Mesh Refinement: From Scalar to Parallel
Andrey N. Chernikov and Nikos P. Chrisochoides
11:15 am Adjourn

Sandia National Laboratory
Geometry and Meshing Technical Review
1:30PM-5:00PM Wednesday
East Meeting Room A

Following the regularly scheduled events at the International Meshing Roundtable, Sandia National Laboratories will be hosting its annual Technical Review. This event will be open to the public. The CUBIT Geometry and Mesh Generation Toolkit has been funded by the US Department of Energy and developed by Sandia for over a decade. In addition to supporting a user-base of 100’s, it also serves as a framework for new geometry and mesh generation algorithms and research. The purpose of the Technical Review is to present current research and development activities currently underway in the CUBIT team and to solicit feedback from other experts in the field. This will be an informal forum where CUBIT developers will present aspects of their current research and development activities. Following the open session, a panel of invited experts will be asked to provide formal recommendations to the CUBIT team. The results of the panel will be considered in setting future directions for the project.


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