Gil Ho Yoon

Hanyang University, South Korea
professor. Yoon researches structural topology optimization and multiphysics system, (

 Junji Kato 

Candidate Affiliation: Nagoya University  Biographical Sketch  After working for 7 years as a structural engineer at the Japan Engineering Consultants Inc., Professor Junji Kato earned a master’s degree (M.Sc.) from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, followed by a doctor degree (Dr.-Ing.) in 2010 under the supervision of Professor Ekkehard Ramm. He then worked at Tohoku […]

Makoto Ohsaki 

Kyoto University, Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering
Structural optimization has been the most important area of research since I entered master course in Kyoto University, Japan. After attending the first WCSMO in Goslar, I attended 11 of 14 past WCSMOs, which are the most important conferences related to my research.

 Xiaojia Shelly Zhang 

Candidate Affiliation: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA Biographical Sketch • Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), USA, and director of the MISSION (MuIti-functional Structures and Systems desIgn OptimizatioN) Laboratory. • Ph.D. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, and B.S. and M.S. degrees from UIUC, USA. • Awards: […]

Mathias Wallin

Lund University, Sweden
Mathias Wallin is a full Professor and division head at the Division of Mechanics, Lund University, Sweden. He obtained his Ph.D.-degree 2001 and has been PostDoc at Brown University and University of North Texas.

Oded Amir  

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology  Biographical Sketch  Oded Amir is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He received his M.Sc. degree in 2007 from the Technion, where he studied under the supervision of Uri Kirsch – one […]

Niels Aage

Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark Biographical Sketch Dr. Niels Aage is an Associate Professor in Solid Mechanics at the Technical University of Denmark and member of the DTU TopOpt group and the DTU Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Microsystems (CAMM). He obtained his Ph.D-degree in 2011 and is currently a member of […]

 Glaucio H. Paulino 

Candidate Affiliation: Princeton University  Biographical Sketch  Professor Paulino is the Margareta E. Augustine Professor of Engineering at Princeton University. His seminal contributions in the area of computational mechanics include the development of methodologies to characterize the deformation and fracture behavior of existing and emerging materials; topology optimization for large-scale multiscale/multiphysics problems; variational methods; deployable and […]

 Yoojeong Noh 

Associate professor, School of Mechanical Engineering,  Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea  Biographical Sketch  Education:  Research career:  Services:  Statement of Motivation for Serving on the ISSMO Executive Committee  With broad digital transformation, our ISSMO community has become increasingly important for research and technology innovation broadly. I feel that the EC would benefit from members […]

 Xu Guo 

Candidate Affiliation: Dalian University of Technology, P.R. China  Biographical Sketch  Xu Guo, born in 1971, obtained his Ph.D from Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in 1998. After two years Postdoctoral study at Kanazawa University (Japan), he joined DUT in 2000. He is now the Dean of the Department of Engineering Mechanics and holds the Chang […]