Optimisation Special Interest Group

Optimisation Special Interest Group


The Optimisation Working Group has formed a Special Interest Group (SIG) in order to help disseminate best practice and encourage the adoption of optimisation methods and technology. 

To participate in the Optimisation SIG you do not have to be an expert in this technical area. The Optimisation SIG is for NAFEMS members who are interested in expanding their capabilities in the optimisation technical area.  

The Optimisation Special Interest Group is open to all NAFEMS members with an interest in Optimisation. 

Non-NAFEMS members are invited to attend one event of their choice. Attendance of more than one event is reserved as a benefit for NAFEMS members.


Upcoming Technical Meetings

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Previous Technical Meetings

3rd December 2019

Professor Joaquim Martins, University of Michigan
Presentation Title: Enabling large-scale MDO through adjoint sensitivity analysis

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26th March 2019

Dr Dirk Wunsch, NUMECA International
Presentation Title: The UMRIDA Project (Uncertainty Management for Robust Industrial Design in Aeronautics) Project summary, results, and future challenges

19th April 2018

Professor Kalyanmoy Deb, Michigan State University

Presentation Title: Customized Optimization for Practical Problem Solving

4th December 2017

Professor Qingfu Zhang, City University of Hong Kong

Presentation Title: Recent Progress on MOEA/D

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25th October 2017

Professor Andy Keane, University of Southampton

Presentation Title: The use of optimization tools to support design improvement decisions.

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4th September 2017

Professor Charles Hirsch & Dr Dirk Wunsch, NUMECA International

Presentation Title: The Impact of Uncertainty Quantification in Optimization: Towards Robust Design Optimization

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24th April 2017

Dr Pranay Seshadri, University of Cambridge

Presentation Title: Turbomachinery Active Subspace Performance Map

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