We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dylan Eisen for the successful defense of his thesis titled: “Multi-domain multi-material topology optimization of a roller coaster vehicle bogie subject to multi-axial fatigue constraints.” The committee commended Dylan for the exceptional reception of his research.
Over the past two years, Dylan has been an invaluable part of our SMSD family, and it has been a pleasure to collaborate with him. We extend our best wishes to Dylan as he embarks on the next phase of his professional journey.
Congratulations to Olivia for a successful defense of her thesis titled: “Integrated multi-material topology optimization and packaging optimization using a component-existence model.”
We have thoroughly enjoyed working with Olivia over the past 2 years and wish her the best of luck with her future endeavors.
Congratulations to Melissa Young for starting a new position as a product design engineer for LSI Solutions; specializing in products for minimally invasive surgeries to improve patient outcomes.
Wishing you all the best in this exciting new chapter of your career. May it be filled with growth, learning, and many achievements.
Congratulations to Wesley for a successful defence of his paper titled “Machine learning methods for sound power minimization”!
The SMSD lab wishes you all the best and looks forward to witnessing your continued success in your professional journey.
Congratulations to three SMSD members on receiving awards in the 2023-2024 academic year!!
Daniel Tameer : Ontario Graduate Scholarship Award.
Giovanni D’Ambrosio: The Norma Nugent Graduate Award.
Ben Hronowsky: Ontario Graduate Scholarship Award.
Congratulations to Adam McKenzie for successfully defending his thesis! Adam’s paper was titled “Damping Optimization of 3D Printed Thermoplastic Structures for Mass Reduction”.
Adam played a large role in mentoring new SMSD members and we wish him good luck in his future undertakings!
Congratulations to Connor Moffatt for successfully defending his thesis! Connor’s paper was titled “Thermally Driven Multi-Objective Packing Optimization Using A Dynamic Acceleration Field Methodology”.
Connor was always a pleasure to work with and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors!
We are excited to announce that SMSD is partnering with The Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI). As the newest member of SONAMI, we hope to incorporate our research in multi-physics and multi-disciplinary optimization to improve performance and reduce the cost of manufacturing over the coming years.
Link to SONAMI website post: SONAMI expands simulation and modelling with new member addition
Tim recently had his paper published to the Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization Journal. His paper is titled “Multi‑joint topology optimization for stiffness constrained design problems”. Congratulations on your accomplishment Tim!
Link to paper: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00158-023-03581-1
We have had an exciting fall/winter, welcoming a new member to SMSD! Hansu Kim will be joining the group a a Post Doctoral research fellow. Welcome, we look forward to researching with you.