Second edition, June 25, 2020, Thursday, CET 16:00-17:30

We are pleased to announce the second edition of the TOP Webinar (

The second edition is scheduled for June 25, 2020, Thursday, CET 10:00-11:30 16:00-17:30
(For your reference, CET 16:00, i.e., 7:00 Los Angeles, 10:00 New York, 22:00 Beijing, 24:00 Sydney)
(Please note this time is different from what we have previously announced. After some serious consideration, we decided to stay with 16:00-17:30, as in the first edition. This timeslot is believed to fit more participants. Our sincere apologies go to colleagues in Asia-Pacific for keeping you up late at night.)


Host: Ole Sigmund and Niels Aage (DTU Denmark)

Level-set topology optimization for maximizing fracture resistance of brittle materials using phase-field fracture model
Chi Wu, Jianguang Fang, Shiwei Zhou, Zhongpu Zhang, Guangyong Sun, Grant P. Steven, Qing Li (University of Sydney)

Layout optimization of simplified trusses using mixed integer linear programming with runtime generation of constraints
Helen E. Fairclough, Matthew Gilbert (The University of Sheffield)

Closing the gap towards super-long suspension bridges using computational morphogenesis
Mads Baandrup (Technical University of Denmark), Ole Sigmund, Henrik Polk, Niels Aage

Topology optimization with nozzle size restrictions for material extrusion-type additive manufacturing
Josephine Carstensen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

A method using successive iteration of analysis and design for large-scale topology optimization considering eigenfrequencies
Zhan Kang (Dalian University of Technology), Jingjie He, Lin Shi, Zhaohui Miao


The webinar takes place online, on Zoom. Please register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. In the confirmation email, you will also find a link to add the event to your calendar.
Registration is free, and takes a few seconds.
By registering, you also subscribe to the email list of TOP Webinar, which will be used for announcing future events.

We have taken actions to host more participants. The capacity of our Zoom meeting is increased from 300 to 500 participants. Meanwhile, the event will be live-streamed on YouTube, with this link.

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