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2017
Prof. Paulino delivers invited lecture at MAPIL grand opening
Glaucio Paulino

Prof. Paulino delivered an invited lecture at the grand opening of the Mizzou Asphalt Pavement and Innovation Laboratory (MAPIL) at the University of Missouri - Columbia on March 27, 2017. View the Laboratory Grand Opening and Asphalt Research Symposium agenda.

2016
Prof. Paulino was a "Shimizu Visiting Professor" at Stanford University
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Professor Paulino was awarded the "Shimizu Vsiting Professor" position at Stanford University during the Autumn Quarter, 2016. As part of the award, two GATech students also joined him at Stanford: Emily Daniels and Tuo Zhao.

Prof. Paulino received "Sustained Research Award" from CEE at GATech
Sustained research Award

Professor Paulino received the "Sustained Research Award" from the Georgia Tech School of Civil and Environmental Engineering during its annual awards ceremony on November 14, 2016.

Professor Paulino and Professor E.C.N. Silva were Guest Editors for a Special Issue of MRC
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Professor Paulino and Professor E.C.N. Silva were Guest Editors of the 2016 Special Issue of Mechanics Research Communications "Multiscale, Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Materials" (MM&FGMs). Special Issue

Prof. Paulino was a Guest Editor of a Special Issue of SMO
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Professor Paulino was a Guest Editor of the Special Issue of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization dedicated to the founding Editor George Rozvany.

Prof. Paulino joined Editorial Board of Journal of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
Journal of Sustainable and Reslient Infrastructure

Professor Paulino joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sustainable and Reslient Infrastructure.

Evgueni Filipov defended PhD dissertation
Evgueni Filipov

Research group member Evgueni T. Filipov, successfully defended his dissertation titled "Tailoring the Stiffness of Deployable Origami Structures" on Friday October 28th, 2016 at 2:30pm in 2240 DCL (Digital Computer Laboratory), UIUC.

Professor Paulino participated in the Sci Foo Camp at the Googleplex
Glaucio Paulino

Prof. Paulino joined the 2016 "Sci Foo" Camp, a gathering organized by Google, O'Reilly Media, and Digital Science, with support from Nature. Sci Foo takes place at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA.
Additional Information. Sci Foo 2010 (YouTube).

Tomás Zegard accepts faculty position
Tomas Zegard

Former research group member Tomás Zegard will join the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile as a full-time faculty member in December 2016.

Junho Chun defended PhD dissertation
Junho Chun

Research group member Junho Chun, successfully defended his dissertation titled "Reliability-based topology optimization frameworks for the design of structures subjected to random excitations" on Wednesday June 15th, 2016 at 9:00am in 3401 Siebel Center, UIUC.

Junho Chun accepts faculty position
Junho Chun

Research group member Junho Chun will join the School of Architecture at Syracuse University as an Assistant Professor in August 2016.

Evgueni Filipov accepts faculty position
Evgueni Filipov

Research group member Evgueni T. Filipov will join the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor as an Assistant Professor in January 2017.

PNAS paper awarded 2015 Cozzarelli Prize
Zipper Tubes

The zipper coupled tube origami research conducted by Professor Paulino, research group member Evgueni Filipov of the University of Illinois, and Professor Tomohiro Tachi of the University of Tokyo received the annual Cozzarelli Prize, "which recognizes recently published PNAS papers of outstanding scientific excellence and originality." Details and news releases. Photos.

Professor Paulino delivered a Keynote Lecture in MCD 2016
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino delivered a Keynote Lecture at MCD2016 (the 8th Rilem International Conference on Mechanisms of Cracking and Debonding in Pavements). The conference wasl be held in Nantes, France on June 7-9, 2016.

Professor Paulino delivered this year's lecture in the John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture Series at Stanford University
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino delivered a Lecture at the John A. Blume Distinguished Lecture Series at Stanford University in the Spring of 2016.

2015
Professor Paulino elected to the SES Board of Directors
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Professor Paulino joined three others newly elected to the Society of Engineering Science (SES) Board of Directors on December 7, 2015. An article from Georgia Tech's school of Civil and Enviromental Engineering details his new role.

Origami research appears in Georgia Tech Research Horizons magazine
Glaucio Paulino

The zipper coupled tube origami research conducted by Professor Paulino, research group member Evgueni Filipov of the University of Illinois, and Professor Tomohiro Tachi of the University of Tokyo was featured in the Georgia Tech Research Horizons magazine as part of Issue 3, 2015. Download the pdf.

Origami research appears in ASCE's Civil Engineering magazine
Glaucio Paulino

The zipper coupled tube origami research conducted by Professor Paulino, research group member Evgueni Filipov of the University of Illinois, and Professor Tomohiro Tachi of the University of Tokyo was featured in the ASCE's Civil Engineering magazine as part of the November 2015 issue. Download the pdf.

Professor Paulino receives Research Innovation Award from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech
Research Innovation Award

Professor Paulino was recognized with the Research Innovation Award at the annual awards reception held by Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The event was held at the Georgia Tech campus on November 23, 2015.

Professor Paulino delivered a Plenary Lecture at the CILAMCE conference
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino delivered a Plenary Lecture at the CILAMCE (Ibero-Latin American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering) conference. The event was held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, November 22-25, 2015.

Professor Paulino delivered a Plenary Lecture in the Workshop on “Polytopal Element Methods in Mathematics and Engineering” (POEMs)
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino delivered a Plenary Lecture in the POEMs (Polytopal Element Methods in Mathematics and Engineering) workshop. The event was held at the Georgia Tech campus, October 26-28, 2015.

"Unraveling metamaterial properties in zigzag-base folded sheets" appears in Science Advances
Origami Metamaterial

Professor Glaucio H. Paulino and Maryam Eidini of the University of Illinois use Origami (the art of paper folding) and Kirigami (the art of paper cutting) to expand the Miura-ori pattern's design space while preserving its remarkable properties. The work was published in the Science Advances on September 18, 2015. Details ...

"Origami tubes assembled into stiff, yet reconfigurable structures and metamaterials" appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Glaucio H. Paulino, research group member Evgueni Filipov of the University of Illinois, and Professor Tomohiro Tachi of the University of Tokyo developed a unique method of coupling tubes derived from the Miura-ori pattern. Their zipper coupled tubes have a single flexible motion for deployment, but are substantially stiffer for all other deformations such as bending and twisting. The work was published in the PNAS Early Edition on September 8, 2015. Details and press releases...

Professor Paulino elected to Engineering Mechanics Institute Board of Governors
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Professor Paulino was elected to the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Board of Governors in September 2015.

Junho Chun received a 2015 CERRA Student Recognition Award
Glaucio Paulino

Research group member, Junho Chun received a 2015 CERRA Student Recognition Award at the 12th International Conference of Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12), which was held from July 12 to 15, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.

Professor Paulino selected as Chair of the USACM Large Scale Structural Systems and Optimal Design Technical Thrust Area (TTA)
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino was nominated and selected as the chair of the Large Scale Structural Systems and Optimal Design Technical Thrust Area (TTA) formed by U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM) for the period 2015-2017. The TTAs aim to invigorate activities in the adopted areas and reflect current research trends and priorities in the national and international computational engineering and sciences landscape。

Xiaojia (Shelly) Zhang recognized for excellent teaching
Shelly Zhang Research group member, Xiaojia (Shelly) Zhang, was named to the "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students" for her work as a teaching assistant for UIUC's CEE 300 Behavior of Materials course in the Fall 2014 semester.
Tuo Zhao recognized for excellent teaching
Tuo Zhao Research group member, Tuo Zhao, was named to the "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent By Their Students" for his work as a teaching assistant for UIUC's CEE 598SDO Structural Design Optimization in the Fall 2014 semester.
Daniel Spring defended PhD dissertation
Daniel Spring Research group member, Daniel Spring, successfully defended his dissertation titled "Failure Processes in Soft and Quasi-Brittle Materials with Nonhomogeneous Microstructures" on Friday May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00am in 3401 Siebel Center.
Professor Paulino delivered Lecture in Designer Matter Workshop

Professor Paulino delivered a Lecture in Designer Matter Workshop. The workshop was held in FOM Institute AMOLF (Institute of the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter) in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 22–24, 2015.

Professor Paulino delivered Lecture in KAUST Research Conference-COMINT
Glaucio Paulino

Professor Paulino delivered a Lecture in KAUST Research Conference-COMINT (Recent Trends in Predicting and Monitoring the Integrity of Composites). The workshop was held in COHMAS laboratory (Composite and Heterogeneous Materials Analysis and Simulation) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology on June 1–2, 2015.

Emily Daniels selected as Fellow of GoSTEM Graduate Teaching Fellow Program
Emily Daniels Research group member, Emily Daniels, has been elected a fellow of the GoSTEM Graduate Teaching Fellow Program at Georgia Tech for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Professor Paulino delivered Plenary Lecture in Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference at Stanford University
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Professor Paulino delivered a Plenary Lecture in EMI 2015 (2015 edition of the  Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference). The conference was held in Stanford University, June 16-19, 2015.

Professor Paulino delivered a Keynote Lecture in the 3D printing mini-symposium at the PACAM XV conference
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino delivered a keynote lecture in the 3D printing mini-symposium at the Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM) XV conference, which was held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 18-21, 2015.
Professor Paulino joins ranks of American Academy of Mechanics fellows
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM). The objective of the American Academy of Mechanics is the advancement of the science and profession of mechanics.
2014
Professor Paulino delivers Ted Belytschko Lecture in ASME-IMECE Medalist Symposium
ASME Professor Paulino delivered Ted Belytschko Lecture in ASME-IMECE (ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition) Medalist Symposium. The lecture was held in Montreal, Canada on November 17th, 2014.
Professor Paulino delivers Plenary Lecture in MM&FGM 2014
Professor Paulino delivered a plenary lecture in MM&FGM 2014 (13th International Symposium on Multiscale, Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Materials). The conference was held in São Paulo, Brazil from October 19-22, 2014.
Professor Paulino co-organizes CISM Workshop on Topology Optimization
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino co-organized the CISM (International Centre for Mechanical Sciences) Advanced School on Topology Optimization of Structures and Continua – Computational Aspects and Background. The workshop was held in Udine, Italy from June 9-13, 2014. View flyer...
2014 Workshop on Origami Engineering is a Success
Glaucio Paulino The Workshop on Origami Engineering was held at the University of Illinois from April 14-16, 2014. The three-day event drew experts from around the globe who gave lectures, shared ideas, and planned for future research collaborations. More info..
Heng Chi awarded Yee Fellowship
Heng Chi Research group member, Heng Chi, was awarded the prestigious Yee Fellowship from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Professor Paulino awarded the 2014 Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award
Glaucio Paulino The Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award is given to an outstanding individual for significant contributions in the practice of engineering mechanics. The award will be presented at the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, to be held in Montreal, Quebec, November 14-20, 2014.
Professor Paulino to deliver Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar at Duke University
Duke_Pratt Professor Paulino will deliver a seminar at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. The lecture is part of the Civil and Enviromental Engineering Seminar Series and will be held on January 14th, 2014.
The book "Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method" has had 5191 chapter downloads since its online publication
EFM journal cover The book "Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method" is one of the 50% most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook collection for 2012. The book has had 5191 chapter downloads since its online publication in October 2008. View the book here.
Educational perspective paper on the PPR model ranks as one of the the hottest articles in Engineering Fracture Mechanics
EFM journal cover "Computational implementation of the PPR potential-based cohesive model in ABAQUS: Educational perspective" authored by former research group member Professor Park and Professor Paulino is the 19th hottest article in Engineering Fracture Mechanics for 2012. Download paper
2013
Professor Paulino selected as Board Member of the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino was nominated and selected as a Board Member of the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies. This institute aims to promote study and research about Brazil by faculty and students at Illinois and their Brazilian counterparts, who take advantage of the extensive resources available at UIUC.
Dr. Cam Talischi to deliver seminar at UIUC CSE Fall 2013 Series
Cam Talischi On August 28th post doctoral group member Cameron Talischi will be delivering a seminar entitled "Compatible discretizations on polygonal and polyhedral grids". The seminar will be part of the Fall 2013 Coputational Science and Engineering (CSE) Seminar Series and will be held at 12pm-1pm in 2240 DCL at the Univeristy of Illinois. See announcement.
Evgueni Filipov to Particiapte in NSF GROW Program
NSG logo Research group member Evgueni Filipov was selected to participate in the 2013-14 NSF Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) Program. Evgueni will visit collaborator Prof T. Tachi at the Univeristy of Tokyo for 6 months.
Professor Paulino elected to IJF Board of Editors
IJF logo Professor Paulino was elected to the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Fracture.
Professor Paulino's group attends 10 WCSMO
WCSMO logo Professor Paulino's group attended the 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, (10 WCSMO) in Orlando, FL May 19-24. See abstracts and photos from the conference.
Professor Paulino in ASEE Magazine
KAUST logo Professor Paulino's discussion on Origami Engineering was featured in the January 2013 edition of the ASEE Prism Magazine . Download the story.
Professor Paulino organizes workshop at KAUST
KAUST logo Professor Paulino is one of three organizers of the Computational and Experimental Mechanics of Advanced Materials (CEMAM) workshop at KAUST from July 1-3, 2013.
Professor Paulino delivers seminar at KAUST
KAUST logo Professor Paulino delivered a seminar in the Physical Sciences and Engineering Division at KAUST on April 17th, 2013.
PPR paper is one of the most cited articles in JMPS
PPR Normal Traction "A unified potential-based cohesive model of mixed-mode fracture" authored by former research group member Professor Park, Professor Paulino, and Professor Roesler is one of the most cited articles in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids since 2008. Download paper
Professor Paulino will deliver distinguished lecture in Structural Engineering and Mechanics at UCLA
IJF Cover Professor Paulino will deliver a distinguished lecture for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at UCLA. The lecture is part of the lecture series in Strucutral Engineering and Mechanics, and will be held on May 14th, 2013.
Professor Paulino delivers invited lecture at MIT
IJF Cover Professor Paulino gave a seminar titled "Stable Topology Optimization: A barycentric FEM approach" in the Mechanics : Modeling, Experimentation, Computation (MMEC) Seminar Series at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on March 5th, 2013. Details...
Lauren Beghini defended PhD dissertation
IJF Cover Research group member, Lauren Beghini, successfully defended her dissertation titled "Building Science Through Topology Optimization" on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 12 noon in 3403 Siebel Center.
Minisymposium "New Trends in Topology Optimization" accepted for WCCM-ECCM-ECFD 2014 Congress
IJF Cover Professor Paulino is co-chairing a minisymposium titled "New Trends in Topology Optimization in Barcelona, Spain in 2014 at the WCCM XI - ECCM V - ECFD VI international conference organized by the International Association for Computational Mechanics and the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences.
Article "Topology optimization connects architecture and engineering" featured on CEE website
IJF Cover Professor Paulino and research group member, Lauren Beghini, use topology optimization to connect engineering and architecture in a collaborative project with engineers at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, including CEE alumnus and adjunct faculty member, William Baker. The work is featured on the CEE website. View article here.
2012
Undergraduate student, Ke Liu, awarded NSF REU
IJF Cover KE Liu will join Professor Paulino's research group as a undergraduate researcher. He was awarded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) from the National Science Foundation for the project titled "Applications of topology optimization to engineering and architecture."
Professor Paulino delivers presentation on topology optimization at NJIT
IJF Cover Professor Paulino gave a seminar titled "Topology Optimization: Theory, Computations and Novel Applications" in the Mechanical Engineering Colloquium Series at New Jersey Institute of Technology on November 14th, 2012. Details...
Topology optimization for craniofacial reconstruction featured in "NSF Current"
Topology optimization for craniofacial reconstruction work, published in PNAS, was featured in the November 2012 issue of NSF Current in an article titled "Engineering and New Face After Injury." Details...
Arun Gain wins Best Poster Award
Arun Gain Research group member Arun Gain was selected to receive the best poster award at the NSF Workshop on Barycentric Coordinates in Geometry Processing and Finite/Boundary Element Methods which was held at Columbia University (NYC), July 25-27, 2012. Download poster.
Professor Paulino wins IACM Fellows Award
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino was awarded the IACM Fellows Award on July 12 at the 10th WCCM in São Paulo, Brazil. The award recognizes individuals with a distinguished record of research, accomplishment and publication in areas of computational mechanics and demonstrated support of the IACM through membership and participation in the Association, its meetings and activities. Details...
New software available
IJF Cover Software developed in Professor Paulino's research group is now available on the Software page. PolyMesher, PolyTop, NLS++, and the PPR UEL are now available for download.
Professor Paulino and Cameron Talischi attend workshop at CMU
Professor Paulino and former research group member Cameron Talischi attended the Averaging Methods for Multiscale Phenomena in Engineering Materials Workshop at Carnegie Mellon University from April 2-4, 2012. Details...
Polygonal elements for topology optimization paper is one of the hottest articles in IJNME for 2010
Research group member Cameron Talischi, Professor Paulino, Dr. Anderson Pereira, and Dr. Ivan Menezes' paper on polygonal finite elements for topology optimization is one of the hottest articles in the International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering in 2010. Link to paper
Professor Paulino elected to the IJSS Board of Editors
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino was elected to the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Solids and Structures.
"Engineering analysis with boundary elements" 2002 paper remains on Science Direct's Top 25 Hottest article list
Cover of BEM journal Professor Paulino, former research group member Professor Sutradhar and research scientist Professor Gray's paper "Transient heat conduction in homogeneous and non-homogeneous materials by the Laplace transform Galerkin boundary element method" remains number three on Science Direct's Top 25 Hottest Articles. Details...
Gain et al. achieves most downloaded IJF paper
Research group at USNCCM-11 Journal paper titled, "A hybrid experimental/numerical technique to extract cohesive fracture properties for mode-I fracture of quasi-brittle materials," by group member Arun Gain, Professor Paulino and co-authors is the most downloaded paper for the past 90 days on the International Journal of Fracture website. Link to paper
2011
Professor Paulino and research group attend USNCCM
Research group at USNCCM-11 Professor Paulino and his entire research group attended the the 11th U.S. National Congress on Computation Mechanics conference in July, 2011. Abstracts, presentations and posters are now available here.
Professor Paulino elected fellow of USACM
USACM logo In recognition of his contributions to the field of Computational Mechanics, Professor Paulino has been selected as Fellow of the U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics. The award was announced at the 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics in July, 2011.
Another successful GAMES summer camp for coordinators Sofie Leon and Lauren Beghini
GAMES logo Research group members Sofie Leon and Lauren Beghini coordinated the Structures Camp as part of Girls Adventures in Math, Engineering and Science (GAMES) Camp in July 2011. Campers learned about the many aspects of structural engineering through classes and activities, including one on origami taught by Professor Paulino. Details...
Students attend topology optimization course in Denmark
MBB Beam Research group members Junho Chun, Evgueni Filipov, Arun Gain, and Lauren Beghini attended the Topology Optimization - Theory, Methods and Applications summer school in July 2011 at the Danish Center for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. Posters available here.
Daniel Spring awarded 2011 NSERC Scholarship
Daniel Spring Research group member Daniel Spring was selected to receive a three year Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Scholarship.
Educational webpage now available
Graph coloring The Educational Webpage is now available and features pages on the PPR cohesive zone model, graph coloring algorithms, and influence of layout constraints and domain size in topology optimization. The Educational page is available under the Research tab, or click here to access the Educational webpage.
Arun Gain awarded FMC fellowship
Arun Gain Research group member Arun Gain was selected to receive the FMC fellowship, which supports the education of students at the University of Illinois who would be viable candidates for employment at FMC Technologies, Inc.
Professor Paulino presents at the "Future Directions in Mechanics Research" workshop
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino spoke in the opening ceremony of the NSF workshop and symposium in honor of Professor L. B. Freund where the theme was "New frontiers of solid mechanics - From earthquakes to single molecules" on June 1, 2011. Details...
Alok Sutradhar accepts faculty position at the Ohio State University
Alok Sutradhar Former research group member, Alok Sutradhar, has received and accepted a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of of Plastic Surgery and Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Ohio State University.
Professor Paulino earns featured article in Smart Materials and Structures journal
Smart Materials and Structures Journal cover "Tailoring vibration mode shapes using topology optimization and functionally graded material concepts" by W. M. Rubio, G. H. Paulino and E. C. N. Silva was selected as a featured article in Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 20, No. 2. Link to Paper, Link to Journal.
Sofie Leon wins Nextrans student of the year award
Nextrans Logo Research group member, Sofie Leon, will receive the 2010 Nextrans Outstanding Student of the Year Award at the Council of University Transportation Centers annual banquet in Washington DC on January 22, 2011.
2010
Professor Paulino gives seminar at CMU
CMU logo Professor Paulino was invited to give the engineering seminar at Carnegie Mellon University titled "An Excursion into Potential-Based Cohesive Fracture, Branching and Fragmentation." Details...
Sofie Leon wins Best Poster at BEM workshop
Sofie Leon Research group member, Sofie Leon, attended the NSF sponsored workshop on the Boundary Element Method and won a "Best Poster" award for her poster titled "Adaptive Dynamic Fracture using Nonlinear Cohesive Zone Modeling." View Poster...
"Topological Optimization for Designing Patient-specific Large Craniofacial Segmental Bone Replacements" appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
Craniofacial reconstruction schematic Professor Paulino and former research group member Tam Nguyen, PhD of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at UIUC and collaborators Alok Sutradhar, PhD and Michael J. Miller, MD of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Ohio State University use 3D modeling and topology optimization to design bone replacements for facial reconstruction patients. The work was published ahead of print in the Early Edition Articles on Tuesday, July 13, 2010. Details and press releases...
Eshan Dave accepts faculty position at UM
Eshan Dave Former post-doctoral researcher, Eshan Dave, PhD, started his new position as an Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota, Duluth Campus.
Tam Nguyen Defends PhD Dissertation
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Research group member Tam Nguyen successfully defended his PhD Dissertation titled "System Reliability-based Design and Topology Optimization" on July 16, 2010. He has taken postdoctoral researcher position at Northeastern University.

Sofie Leon Awarded 2010 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
NSG logo Research group member Sofie Leon was selected to receive a 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Details...
Sofie Leon attends Summer School on Fracture
Cargese, France Research group member Sofie Leon attended the Summer School on Fracture at the Cargese Institute of Scientific Studies in Corsica, France from 6/7/2010 to 6/19/2010. Details...
Professor Paulino elected Member-at-Large of USACM
USACM logo Professor Paulino was elected Member-at-Large of the USACM for the upcoming term, which will begin after the July meeting of the Executive Council of the USACM.
Kyoungsoo Park invited to speak at Purdue University Seminar
Kyoungsoo Park Postdoctoral research group member, Kyoungsoo Park, gave a seminar at Purdue University on February 24, 2010 on "Potential-based cohesive fracture, microbranching and fragmentation".
Professor Paulino gives lecture at Northwestern University
Northwestern Logo Professor Paulino gave a lecture in the Colloquia in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Northwestern University on February 18, 2010.
Professor Paulino Organizes Minisymposium on Topology Optimization at the WCCM
IACM logo Professor Paulino is organizing a minisymposium on topology optimization with Professor Rozvany and Dr. Ming Zhou (Altair Engineering) at the WCCM, to be held in Sydney, Australia, July 19-23, 2010. Details...
2009
Cameron Talischi invited to speak at University of Minnesota Seminar
Cameron Talischi Research group member Cameron Talischi has been invited to give a seminar at the University of Minnesota on October 30, 2009 on "Polygonal finite elements: application to structural topology optimization".
Kyoungsoo Park and Professor Paulino Achieve Science Direct's Top 25 Hottest Article - Number One
science direct logo "A unified potential-based cohesive model of mixed-mode fracture" by Professor Glaucio H. Paulino, Associate Professor Jeffery R. Roesler and Kyoungsoo Park is list at number one for the Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids. Details...
Lauren Beghini on R&D Award Winning Team
Lauren Beghini Research group member Lauren Beghini was part of team from Skidmore, Owing & Merrill (SOM) that was recognized by Architect Magazine for a 2009 R&D Award for its design of a desalinization tower, the Oasis Generator. Details...
Professor Paulino Named Program Director of Mechanics of Materials (MoM-X)
NSF logo Professor Paulino was recently named director of the Mechanics of Materials (MoM-X) program at the National Science Foundation. He is also acting program director of Nano & Bio Mechanics (NBM). Details...
Professor Paulino and Park Attended Aerospace Workshop
Glaucio Paulino Professor Paulino and Kyoungsoo Park attended a workshop on multi-scale life forecasting of aerospace structures in Dayton, OH on December 9-10, 2009.
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GAMES Camp a Huge Success for co-Coordinator Sofie Leon
GAMES Project 2009 Research group member Sofie Leon recently participated in the Girls Adventures in Math Engineering and Sciences (GAMES) camp as co-coordinator. Nearly 240 girls participated in structural, bio and chemical engineering and computer science activities. Details...