M2DO

Our People

M2DO is a multidisciplinary research team, with researchers based at the University of California, San Diego and Cardiff University, UK.


Leader

Professor Hyunsun Alicia Kim

UCSD hak113@ucsd.edu

B. Eng. - Aeronautical, University of Sydney, 1996.
Ph.D - Development of Evolutionary Structural Optimization: Improving Practicality and Applicability as a Design Tool, University of Sydney, 2000.


Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr Eliana Bortot

UCSD ebortot@eng.ucsd.edu

M.S. - Civil Engineering, University of Trento, 2012.
Ph.D - Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems, University of Trento, 2015.

Working on: Level set topology optimization.

Dr Hayoung Chung

UCSD hac210@eng.ucsd.edu

B.S. - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, 2010.
Ph.D. - Multiscale analysis division, Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2017.

Working on: Multidisciplinary topology optimization.

Dr Zongliang Du

UCSD zodu@eng.ucsd.edu

B.Eng. - Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, 2009.
Ph.D - Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, 2016.

Working on: Multiscale topology optimization.

Dr Sandilya Kambampati

UCSD sakambampati@eng.ucsd.edu

B. Tech. - Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, 2010.
M.S. - Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 2013.
M.S. - Mathematics, Penn State University, 2016.
Ph.D - Aerospace Engineering, Penn State University, 2016.

Working on: Topology optimization for aircraft structures and coupled multiphysics problems.

Dr Renato Picelli

Cardiff University picellir@cf.ac.uk

B. Eng. - Mechanical, State University of Maringa, 2009.
Ph.D - Topology Optimization of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems, University of Campinas, 2015.

Working on: Multiscale topology optimization for structural-material systems.

Dr Scott Townsend

Cardiff University townsends3@cf.ac.uk

B. Eng. - Aeronautical (Space), University of Sydney, 2009.
Ph.D - Design & Optimization of Electromagnetic Metamaterials, University of Sydney, 2016.

Working on: Topology optimization for coupled multiphysics problems.

Dr Xiao-Yi Zhou

Cardiff University zhoux19@cf.ac.uk

B. Eng. - Civil, Zhejinag University of Technology, 2005.
Ph.D - Statistical analysis of traffic loads and traffic load effects on bridges: using weigh-in-motion data collected in France, Université Paris-Est, 2013.

Working on: Multiscale topology optimization.


PhD Students

Ms Carolina Jauregui

UCSD cjauregu@ucsd.edu

Working on: Level set topology optimization.

Mr Andreas Neofytou

Cardiff University neofytoua@cf.ac.uk

B. Eng. - Mechanical, University of Cyprus.
M. Sc. - Materials Science & Engineering, TUDelft.

Working on: Level set topology optimization.

Mr Douglas de Aquino Castro

UCSD ddeaquin@eng.ucsd.edu

B. Eng. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, 2010.
M. Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, 2013.

Working on: Level set topology optimization.