SAE International Awards!

Congratulations to Matt Schmitt and Stephen Roper on their Outstanding Oral Presentation Awards at the SAE WCX 2019 World Congress Experience in Detroit. These accolades reflect the significant effort you have put into your research, we look forward to your future work!

Braden Warwick publication!

Congratulations to Braden Warwick on his publication of “Topology optimization of a pre-stiffened aircraft bulkhead” to Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Braden was co-supervised by Prof. Kim and Prof. Mechefske for his work. Great job and we look forward to your future research!

Braden’s paper can be found at:

Multi-Material Topology Optimization Publication!

A big congratulations to SMSD alumnus, Dr. Li and Dr. Kim for their newest journal paper publication in Automotive Engineering.  Dr. Li and Dr. Kim developed algorithms for multi-material topology optimization considering compliance minimization problems for automotive applications.  Be sure to check out the latest issue of Automotive Engineering for a great read of the paper.

Expanding Research Suite with GM Canada!

Dr. Kim and SMSD are thrilled to announce that the current collaboration with General Motors Canada will be expanding into a suite of new research topics.  Look forward to new focus in topics including design optimization, topology optimization, lightweight design, multi-material design, large-scale optimization, and parts integration over the coming years of the research collaboration.