Dear ISSMO Members:
On behalf of ISSMO Executive Committee (EC), it is my pleasure to announce that the 2017 ISSMO/Springer Prize is awarded to Mr. Pai Liu for his paper titled “Integrated topology optimization of multi-component system considering interface behavior of interconnection based on conforming mesh and interface elements”, presented at WCSMO-12 in Braunschweig, Germany, with Zhan Kang as co-author.
ISSMO congratulates Mr. Liu for his outstanding work, highlighted for considering interface conditions in the design optimization of structures assembled from components. The award ceremony will be held at WCSMO-13 in 2019.
The EC would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate the 15 young researchers whose excellent work was nominated for this prestigious award, and additionally thank their nominators for highlighting their work.
James K. Guest
ISSMO Secretary General