TOP Webinar 27: Fluid topology optimization

Jan. 30, 2024, CET 16:00-17:00 To kick off the new year, we’re introducing a fresh series of TOP Webinars featuring a modified format. Each webinar will revolve around a specific theme, comprising an educational/review paper (20 minutes) and two latest articles (10 minutes x 2) related to the same topic. The entire session will last […]

Announcing 2023 ISSMO/Springer Prize Awardee

On behalf of the ISSMO Executive Comittee, we are very pleased to announce that the ISSMO/Springer Prize 2023 is awarded to Mr. Changyoung Yuhn: “4D topology optimization: Integrated optimization of the structure and self-actuation of soft bodies for dynamic motions” by Changyoung Yuhn, Yuki Sato, Hiroki Kobayashi, Atsushi Kawamoto and Tsuyoshi Nomura, Toyota Central R&D […]

Oct 2023 Newsletter

ISSUE 3, October 2023 In this issue:Message from the President, Dr. Qing Li ISSMO Broadening Participation and Networking Event Call for Proposals to Hold WCSMO 16 Meet the Winner of Haftka Young Investigator Award 2023: Prof. Jun Wu SMO Journal Status Update WCSMO-15 Topical Collection on the SMO Journal Thematic Session in ICTAM2024 TOP Webinar […]

Call for Proposals to hold WCSMO-16

Deadline: November 15, 2023 One of the aims of ISSMO is to bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of structural and multidisciplinary optimization, by means of international meetings having a high scientific standard. Selection criteria include: The last item is meant to imply a reasonably uniform distribution of congresses over three zones, namely […]

Call for nominations for ISSMO/SPRINGER prize 2023

The call is now open to nominate excellent papers at WCSMO-15 presented 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 supervisor(s) may be co-authors. […]


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 Website Obituary Executive and Special […]

Announcing TOP Webinar series

We are pleased to announce the first edition of the TOP Webinar (  The Topology Optimization Webinar, or TOP Webinar, is intended to become a continuing series of webinars, serving the broad structural and multidisciplinary optimization community, with a focus on topology optimization. Our intention is to share the latest research and development in this […]