TOP Webinar 22
November 22, 2022
Host: Michael Stingl and Fabian Wein (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
1 – Weibai Li, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
Design of curvilinear variable-stiffness composites considering stiffness, strength and manufacturability.
Haoqing Ding, Bin Xu, Weibai Li and Xiaodong Huang. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 65.9 (2022): 1-30.
2 – Carl-Johan Thore, Linköping University, Sweden.
Topology optimization for minimum temperature with mass flow and stiffness constraints.
Carl-Johan Thore, Jonas Lundgren, Jan-Erik Lundgren and Anders Klarbring. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 400 (2022): 115334.
3 – Yakov Zelickman, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Optimization of plate supports using a feature mapping approach with techniques to avoid local minima.
Yakov Zelickman and Oded Amir. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 65.1 (2022): 1-16.
4 – Anna Dalklint, Lund University, Sweden.
Structural stability and artificial buckling modes in topology optimization.
Anna Dalklint, Mathias Wallin and Daniel A. Tortorelli. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 64.4 (2021): 1751-1763.
5 – Subhayan De, Northern Arizona University, USA.
Reliability-based topology optimization using stochastic gradient.
Subhayan De, Kurt Maute and Alireza Doostan. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 64.5 (2021): 3089-3108.
TOP Webinar 21
October 25, 2022
Host: Shelly Zhang (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
1 – Wei Chen, Northwestern University, USA.
Mechanical cloak via data-driven aperiodic metamaterial design.
Liwei Wang, Jagannadh Boddapati, Ke Liu, Ping Zhu, Chiara Daraio*, and Wei Chen*. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119, no. 13 (2022): e2122185119.
2 – Mi Xiao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.
Robustly printable freeform thermal metamaterials.
Wei Sha, Mi Xiao, Jinhao Zhang, Xuecheng Ren, Zhan Zhu, Yan Zhang, Guoqiang Xu, Huagen Li, Xiliang Liu, Xia Chen, Liang Gao*, Cheng-Wei Qiu* & Run Hu*. Nature Communications 12, no. 1 (2021): 1-8.
3 – Fernando V. Senhora, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
Optimally-Tailored Spinodal Architected Materials for Multiscale Design and Manufacturing.
Fernando V. Senhora, Emily D. Sanders, and Glaucio H. Paulino*. Advanced Materials (2022): 2109304.
4 – Eric Garner, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.
Multi-objective design optimization of 3D micro-architected implants.
Eric Garner, Jun Wu*, and Amir A. Zadpoor. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 396 (2022): 115102.
5 – Ole Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.
Recent developments in multiscale TO and de-homogenization.
TOP Webinar 20
February 24, 2022
Host: Prof. H. Alicia Kim and Dr. Jaeyub Hyun (UC San Diego)
1 Building Software Communities. Dr Daniel Katz (National Center for Supercomputing Applications)
2 Please Steal My Research: I’ll tell you anything you want to know. Dr Justin Gray (NASA Glenn)
3 Open-discussion on open-source/software/benchmarking in topology optimization
TOP Webinar 19
January 25, 2022
Host: Junji Kato (Nagoya University, Japan)
1 – Shintaro Yamasaki (Osaka University, Japan)
Data-driven topology design using a deep generative model
Yamasaki, S., Yaji, K. & Fujita, K. Data-driven topology design using a deep generative model. Struct Multidisc Optim 64, 1401–1420 (2021).
2 – Bin Niu (Dalian University of Technology, China)
Bin Niu, Eddie Wadbro, Multiscale design of coated structures with periodic uniform infill for vibration suppression, Computers & Structures, Volume 255, 2021, 106622,
3 – Tobias Barbier (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Barbier, T, Shakour, E, Sigmund, O, Lombaert, G, Schevenels, M. Topology optimization of damage-resistant structures with a predefined load-bearing capacity. Int J Numer Methods Eng. 2021; 1- 32.
4 – Xiaoping Qian (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
Xiaoping Qian, On-the-fly dual reduction for time-dependent topology optimization, Journal of Computational Physics, 2021, 110917,
5 – Emad Shakour (Johannes Kepler University, Austria) and Oded Amir (Technion, Israel)
Emad Shakour and Oded Amir, Stress constrained topology optimization with precise and explicit geometric boundaries, Struct. Multidisc. Opt. (2021) accepted