Nominations are sought for individuals to serve on the Executive Committee for the next 4 year term, 2023-2027.  The candidate and the nominator must be a Full Member of ISSMO (Full Member status is achieved by attending a past WCSMO).  Self-nominations are not eligible.  Current Executive Committee Members are eligible to be...
ISSUE 3, October 2022 This issue:Message from the President, Dr. Wei Chen WCSMO 15 Announcement ISSMO/Springer Prize Interview with Dr. Alicia Kim SMO Journal Status Update Special Issues TOP Webinar Upcoming ISSMO Endorsed Events New Election of ISSMO Executive Committee Call For Volunteers for Newsletter Editor & New Initiatives New...
Local Organizing Committee decided that ACSMO 2022 is going to be held in hybrid format. For those who attend ACSMO online, real time broadcast from session rooms will be arranged and online Q&A will become possible.
The call is now open to nominate excellent papers at WCSMO-14 by researchers under the age of 35. You are all invited to consider and nominate the works that are primarily conducted and presented at the conference by the young researchers, i.e. the first author must be the nominee and...
Haftka Young Investigator Award – Call for Nominations The ISSMO Executive Committee is pleased to announce creation of a new award aimed at recognizing outstanding researchers early in their careers for achievements and promising groundbreaking research in the field of structural and multidisciplinary optimization.  This new award has been named the...

Stimulate and promote research

Stimulate and promote research into all aspects of the optimal design of structures as well as multidisciplinary design optimization where the involved disciplines deal with the analysis of solids, fluids or other field problems;

Encourage practical applications

Encourage practical applications of optimization methods and the corresponding software development in all branches of technology;

Foster the interchange of ideas

Foster the interchange of ideas amongst various fields contributing to structural and multidisciplinary optimization

Provide a framework

Provide a framework for the organization of meetings and other means for the dissemination of knowledge on structural and multidisciplinary optimization
The 15th World Congress of


June 5th-9th 2023

Cork, Ireland



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August 30 2024
Daegu, Korea
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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January 15 2021
Paris, France
The digital congress will be held from January 11 to 15, 2021.


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