Stephen Roper Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Roper for successfully defending his thesis! Stephen’s paper was titled “Integrated Topology and Packaging Optimization Using the Component-Existence Model”.

Stephen has been an invaluable source of knowledge and experience for many in SMSD, and we are all wishing him the best in the future!

SMSD Scholarship Recipients

SMSD is pleased to announce our scholarship recipients for this year. Congratulations to all of you!

Luke Crispo: Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral, 2021 – 2024

Wesley Dossett: NSERC Scholarship Recipient

Tim Sirola: NSERC Scholarship Recipient

Zane Morris: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Recipient

Vishrut Successfully Defends PhD

SMSD sends massive congratulations to Dr. Vishrut Shah for recently defending his PhD thesis “Multi-Material Topology Optimization Considering Dissimilar Material Joining Cost and Natural Frequency”.

Vishrut has been an integral part of SMSD. We are all sad to see him go and wishing him the best in his future career!

Way to go Vishrut!

Successful PhD Defense

Congratulations to Dr. Matt Schmitt for recently defending his PhD thesis! Matt’s thesis was titled “Development of Material Extrusion Infill Optimization Approaches for Various-Resource Entities.” The whole SMSD Group is commending you for your outstanding accomplishment, Dr. Schmitt, and wishing you the best!

Logan Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Logan Kupchanko for successfully defending his Master’s thesis! His paper was titled “Design and Computational Validation Methods of a Composite Passenger Aircraft Seat with Advanced Material Modeling Technique.” Everyone in the SMSD Group is wishing Logan the best in his future endeavours!

Emily Dowdell Thesis Defense

Congratulations to Emily for successfully defending her Master’s thesis titled “Deep Reinforcement Learning for Packaging Optimization“!

We are all happy to see your hard work paying off. Wishing you the best of luck in your future endeavors!