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!
The link to the paper: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00158-019-02372-x
We are pleased to announce Matt Schmitt’s journal publication in Rapid Prototyping Journal, titled “Additive manufacturing infill optimization for automotive 3D-printed ABS components”. The paper expands the work on infill optimization and provides optimal configurations for various structural applications.
Publication link: https://doi.org/10.1108/RPJ-01-2019-0007
Congratulations to Chris Carrick on his publication of “Packaging optimization using the dynamic vector fields method” to the International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering!
The paper can be found at: https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.6161
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: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00158-019-02344-1
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
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!
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