Team

People

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

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Principal Investigator

Professor H Alicia Kim

Jacobs Scholar Chair Professor, UC San Diego hak113@ucsd.edu

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

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Filippo Agnelli

UC San Diego (2024-now) fagnelli@ucsd.edu

B.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, 2015.
M.Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, 2018.
Ph.D - École polytechnique, 2021
Website: https://fagnelli.wordpress.com

Working on: Computational models and optimization algorithms for batteries cells

Andreas Neofytou

UC San Diego (2021-now) anneofytou@eng.ucsd.edu

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.

Vladislav Pimanov

UC San Diego (2024-now) vpimanov@ucsd.edu

B.Sc. - Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 2017.
M.Sc. - Computational Science and Engineering, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 2019.
Ph.D - Mathematics, TU Kaiserslautern / Flow and Material Simulations, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics, 2023.

Working on: Topology optimization for fluid-based problems

Caglar Tamur

UC San Diego (2024-now) ctamur@ucsd.edu

B.Sc. - Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), 2018
M.Sc. - Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, UC Berkeley, 2019
Ph.D. - Computational Mechanics, UC Berkeley, 2024

Working on: Multiscale topology optimization for nonlinear dynamics and shock manipulation

Ph.D. Students

Murtaza Bookwala

UC San Diego (2022-now) mbookwala@ucsd.edu

B. Tech in Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee (India), 2022.

Working on: Level set topology optimization.

Douglas de Aquino Castro

UC San Diego (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.

Álvaro Díaz-Flores Caminero

UC San Diego (2022-now) adc223@ucsd.edu

Graduate Student Researcher, University of Arizona (2020-2022)
MSc Aerospace Engineering, Universidad Politénica de Madrid (Spain)
MEng Aerospace Systems, University of Arizona (USA)
Bs Aerospace engineering, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)

Working on: Multiscale Multi-fidelity Robust Topology Optimization.

Alex Guibert

UC San Diego (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.

Carolina Jauregui

UC San Diego (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.

Spencer Miesner

UC San Diego (2023-now) smiesner@ucsd.edu

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Los Angeles, 2021.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Los Angeles, 2023.

Charles Mish

UC San Diego (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.