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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00158-019-02284-w
Graeme recently graduated with his MASc and has been hired as a flight test engineer at a Silicon Valley aerospace startup. Congratulations on your wonderful achievement, we wish you the best of luck in California; you will be very missed in the lab!
Congratulations to Mengqian for her publication of “An analytical study of the plasticity of sandwich honeycomb panels subjected to low-velocity impact”. Her work was co-supervised by Prof. Kim, Prof. Mechefske, and Prof. Wowk. We look forward to your future work and publications!
The article can be found at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.12.071
Luke Ryan has published his paper on “A multiobjective topology optimization approach for cost and time minimization in additive manufacturing” to the International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering.
Luke’s work can be found at : https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.6017
Congratulations to many of our students on earning various scholarships. We are all proud to see your hard work pay-off, keep up the excellent work!
Benjamin Blackford: NSERC Scholarship
Kevin Fritz: R.S. McLaughlin Award
Stephen Roper: OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarship)
Luke Crispo: OGS
Emily Dowdell: OGS
Kevin Conklin: QEII Graduate Scholarship
Evan Munroe: Zurbrigg Memorial Scholarship
Congratulations to Dr. Kim on his recent appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McMaster University!
Congratulations to Jaryd Traer who has successfully defended his masters thesis on “High Fidelity Additive Manufacturing Process Modelling for Residual Stress and Deformation”. Jaryd has contributed heavily to the SMSD group and will be missed. We wish you success in your future endeavours!
Congratulations to Rubens Bohrer, Kevin Conklin, Luke Crispo, and Evan Munroe on joining the SMSD lab!
Rubens is pursuing his PhD in SMSD, he received his MASc at Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica and spent 5 years as a development engineer at Embraer S.A..
Kevin, Luke, and Evan all earned their BASc at Queen’s Applied Science in mechanical engineering, and have decided to continue their studies as MASc students in SMSD.
Congratulations Stephen on receiving the Brass Wrench Award for the second year in a row! “Brass Wrench” Teaching Assistant Award, selected by fourth year mechanical engineering students for outstanding contribution to MECH 465.
Congratulations Daozhong on your publication of “Multi-material topology optimization for practical lightweight design” in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization!
The publication can be found here: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00158-018-1953-z