News

2017

  • Michael Alexander-Ramos presented his lab’s paper titled “Comprehensive PHEV Powertrain Co-Design Performance Studies using MDSDO” at the 12th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 5-9, in Braunschweig, Germany.
  • Michael Alexander-Ramos was selected as a Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program Breakfast of Champions honoree for his hard work and dedication to students in his MECH 2020 – Statics & Particle Dynamics class. Congratulations!
  • Michael Alexander-Ramos presented the lab’s research work, entitled "Multidisciplinary Dynamic System Design Optimization of Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Powertrains", at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on January 27.
  • Thibaut Amoussougbo, an M.S. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Spring 2017. Welcome Thibaut!
  • Sushant Thotkaura, an M.S. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Spring 2017. Welcome Sushant!
  • Sai Krishna Sumanth Nakka, an M.S. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Spring 2017. Welcome Sumanth!

2016

  • Arian Houshmand successfully defended his M.S. thesis, entitled “Multidisciplinary Dynamic System Design Optimization of Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrains”, on November 4. Congratulations Arian!
  • Mohammad Sherbaf Behtash, an M.S./Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Fall 2016. Welcome Mohammad!
  • Saeed Azad, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Fall 2016. Welcome Saeed!
  • Michael Alexander-Ramos presented the lab’s research work, entitled "Multidisciplinary Dynamic System Design Optimization of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Powertrains", at The Ohio State University's Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Columbus, Ohio, on March 22.

2015

  • A new, refreshed course on design optimization (MECH6012 - Design Optimization) will be offered in Spring 2016. This course will introduce formal, mathematical modeling and optimization techniques as an effective approach for solving challenging engineering and product design problems.
  • Arian Houshmand, an M.S. student in mechanical engineering, joined the IVDL in Fall 2015. Welcome Arian!