M2DO

People

M2DO is a multidisciplinary research team, with students and researchers from both University of California, San Diego (USA) and Cardiff University (UK).


Principal Investigator

Professor H Alicia Kim

Jacobs Scholar Chair Professor, UCSD  hak113@ucsd.edu

B.Eng. - Aerospace Engineering, University of Sydney, 1996.
Ph.D. - Aerospace Engineering, University of Sydney, 2000.

Project Scientist

Jaeyub Hyun

UCSD (2019-now)  jhyun@eng.ucsd.edu

B.Sc. - Mechanical and Control Engineering, Handong Global University, 2008.
M.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 2010.
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 2016.

Working on: Multiphysics topology optimization.


Post-Doctoral Researchers

Hesaneh Kazemi

UCSD (2020-now)  hkazemi@eng.ucsd.edu

BS: Mechanical Eng., Sharif University of Technology, 2015.
Ph.D: Mechanical Eng., University of Connecticut, 2020.

Working on: Material design using topology optimization, machine learning for multi-physics problems.

Andreas Neofytou

UCSD (2021-now)  neofytoua@cf.ac.uk

B.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, University of Cyprus, 2014.
M.Sc. - Materials Science and Engineering, TUDelft, 2016.
Ph.D - Engineering, Cardiff University, 2021.

Working on: Level set topology optimization using meshfree methods.


Ph.D. Students

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Carolina Jauregui

UCSD (2015-now)  cjauregu@ucsd.edu

B.Eng. - Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2015.
M.Sc. - Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2018.

Working on: Stress-based thermo-elastic level set topology optimization.

Douglas de Aquino Castro

UCSD (2017-now)  ddeaquin@eng.ucsd.edu

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

Working on: Heat transfer topology optimization using level set method.

Sheng Chu

Cardiff University (2018-now)  chus1@cardiff.ac.uk

B.Eng. - Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Wuhan University of Technology, 2015.
M.Sc. - Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2018.

Working on: Level set topology optimization with manufacturability and buckling constraints.

Alex Guibert

UCSD (2021-now)  aguibert@ucsd.edu

M.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Polytech Orléans (France).
M.Sc. - Fundamental and Applied Physics, University of Orléans (France)
M.Sc - Business Administration, Business Administration Institute of Orléans (IAE) (France)

Working on: Development of computational models and optimization algorithms for batteries and battery packs for urban air vehicles.

Charles Mish

UCSD (2021-now)  cmish@ucsd.edu

B. Eng. - Civil Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2012.
M. Sc. - Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2021.

Working on: Level set topology optimization with a focus on batteries.


Past Post-Doctoral Members

Sandilya Kambampati

UCSD (2016-2020)   skambampati@intact-solutions.com

Current position:
Senior Research Scientist
Intact Solutions
Berkeley, California

Lei Li

UCSD (2018-2020)  lel008@eng.ucsd.edu

Current position:
Postdoctoral Research Associate C
Computational and Data Engineering Group
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA​, USA

Hayoung Chung

UCSD (2017-2019)  hac210@eng.ucsd.edu

Current position:
Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
Ulsan, South Korea

Eliana Bortot

UCSD (2017-2018)  ebortot@eng.ucsd.edu

Current position:
Lecturer
Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Northumbria University
Newcastle, UK

Renato Picelli

Cardiff University (2015-2018)  rpicelli@usp.br

Current position:
Research Fellow - Young Investigators FAPESP
Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering
University of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

Scott Townsend

Cardiff University (2016-2019)  townsends3@cf.ac.uk

Current position:
Research Associate
Cardiff University
Cardiff, UK

Xiaoyi Zhou

Cardiff University (2016-2018)  xiaoyizhou@seu.edu.cn

Current position:
Research professor (Tenure-track)
Department of Bridge Engineering
Southeast University, School of Transportation
Nanjing, China

Zongliang Du

UCSD (2016-2018)  duzo@missouri.edu

Current position:
Associate Professor
Department of Engineering Mechanics
Dalian University of Technology, Dalian
Liaoning, China