Graeme Sabiston publication to SMO

Congratulations to Graeme for his publication of “3D topology optimization for cost and time minimization in additive manufacturing” to Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Graeme’s work covers the coupling of additive manufacturing cost optimization with topology optimization, providing a valuable tool within the structural optimization design cycle.

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Daozhong Li Publication to SMO

Congratulations to Daozhong on his publication of ‘Modified element stacking method for multi-material topology optimization with anisotropic materials’ to the hournal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Daozhong’s work greatly expands on the MMTO suite with implementation of anisotropic capability. Thank you Doazhong for your important contributions to SMSD!

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Vlad Florea Publication!

Congratulations to Vlad Florea for his publication of “3D multi-material and multi-joint topology optimization with tooling accessibility constraints“. His paper has been published in ” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization“. Vlad’s work greatly expands the multi-material topology optimization research suite, with the continued development of joint optimization.

The link for Vlad’s paper can be found at:

Multiple SMSD Scholarships

Congratulations to the many SMSD students who have earned various scholarships!

Emily Dowdell: NSERC Scholarship

Kevin Conklin: NSERC Scholarship

Luke Crispo: NSERC Scholarship

Stephen Roper: OGS (Ontario Graduate Scholarship)

Rosalie Morin: Seanix Graduate Scholarship

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:

Congratulations to Graeme Sabiston!

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!