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8th MPM Workshop 2014

The following is the current planned agenda for presentations, discussion sections, a poster session, and meals. (Click here for a more printer-friendly version.)

Thursday, September 25, 2014
8:00amRoom opens, coffee, etc.
8:25amWelcome, John A. Nairn
8:30amNew Improvments in MPM (chair: Scott Bardenhagen )
8:30amRebecca BrannonUniversity of UtahDeficiencies in overlapping support of CPDI particle basis functions without loss of partition of unity or convergence
9:00amJohn NairnOregon State UniversityImprovements in MPM for simulating crack propagation: application to cutting
9:30amBrian LeavyUniversity of Utah, Army Research LabA convected particle tetrahedral domain interpolation (CPTI) technique for the material point method.
10:00amCoffee Break
10:30amMPM Accuracy (chair: Hongbing Lu )
10:30amMartin BerzinsSCI Institute University of UtahImproving accuracy in MPM using null spaces, linearity preservation and pseudo inverses
11:00amMing GongUniversity of New MexicoConvergence and accuracy of the Material-Point Method
11:30amJim GuilkeySchlumbergerA study in being pretty vs. being correct
12:00pmLunch Buffet, West Dining Hall, OSU
1:15pm MPM Application Part 1 (chair: Shane Shumacher )
1:15pmKevin RuggirelloSandia National LabsCurrent status of MPM in CTH
1:45pmDuan ZhangLos Alamos National LaboratoryCalculation of ideal gas shock waves using MPM, GIMP, CPDI and DDMP
2:15pmJoe HooperNaval Postgraduate SchoolMPM simulations of particle impact and bonding during cold-spray deposition
2:45pmCoffee Break
3:00pm MPM Application Part 1 (continued) (chair: Jim Guilkey )
3:00pmAlexey StomakhinWalt Disney Animation StudioaMPM in movies
3:30pmYue ZhangOregon State UniversityApplication of MPM on snow simulations
4:00pmManoel Porfirio Cordao NetoUniversity of BrasiliaPile driving simulations using material Point Method
4:30pmMPM Discussion Topics (discussion leader: Deborah Sulsky)
6:30pmPoster Session (Additionnal Posters are Welcome) and Conference Dinner, LaSells Stewart Center, OSU, 875 SW 26th St, Corvallis, OR 97333


Friday, September 26, 2014
8:00amRoom opens, coffee, etc.
8:30amMPM Application Part 2 (chair: John Nairn)
8:30pmWije WathugalaACTA Inc., CAModeling brick pavers with MPM
9:00pmSam RaymondMonash University, CSIROThe application of MPM to manufacturing processing: challenges and recent developments
9:30amYamina AimeneUniversity of Guiana and French West IndiesModeling forming process of woven fabrics using MPM
10:00amCoffee Break
10:15amMPM Application Part 2 (continued) (chair: Yamina Aimene)
10:15amDeborah SulskyUniversity of New MexicoBlast-induced rock fracture near a tunnel
10:45amChad Hammerquist Oregon State UniversityMPM Simulations of Nanoindentation
11:15amMPM Discussion Topics (discussion leader: Rebecca Brannon)


For any questions about the meeting please contact one of the co-organizers using these email links to John Nairn or Yamina Aimene.