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Simulation-Based Optimization

Awareness Seminar on 13th April 2018 

Optimization has become a key ingredient in many engineering disciplines and has been experiencing a fast growth in recent years due to innovations in optimization algorithms and techniques, coupled with rapid development in computer hardware and software capabilities. The growing popularity of optimization in engineering applications is driven by ever-increasing competition pressure, where optimised products and/or processes can offer improved performance and cost effectiveness which are difficult to achieve with a traditional design approach. However, there are still many open challenges for optimization to be used routinely for engineering applications.

This awareness seminar aims to bring together practitioners and academics in all relevant disciplines to share their knowledge and experiences, to discuss problems and challenges, and to facilitate further improvements in optimization techniques for engineering applications.

We are pleased to offer limited academic registration places, at the special discounted rate of €30, please contact to register.


09:30               Registration

10:00               Chairman's Introduction & Welcome
                         David Felhos, Chairman NAFEMS Eastern Europe Steering Committee

                         Keynote Address: Intelligent Computing-Based Optimization

                         Tadeusz Burczyński, Institute of Fundamental Technological                                           Research (IPPT) Polish Academy of Sciences

                         Using of Surface Response Method to Determine the Optimal                                         Parameters of Clinch Joints
                         Szabolcs Jonas, Knorr-Bremse 

                         Development of New Numerical Models with the Use of Optimization

                         Mateusz Gawroński, AGH University of Science and Technology

                         Platform-based Approach vs File-based Approach - Seamless                                       Solution for Topology Optimization 
                         Marcin Wierszycki, Budsoft

12:40               Lunch break 

13:30               Keynote Address: The Practical Examples of Optimization Techniques
                         in the Automotive Industry
                         Tomasz Łukasik, Tenneco Poland   

                         Response Surface Optimization of Plastic Latch
                         Marcin Hatlas, MESco Sp. z o.o.     

                         Topological Optimization of Tram Car Body Structure
                         Joanna Domaradzka, DES ART sp. z o.o.                       

                         Keynote Address: Optimization (Selected Aspects) of the
                         Construction of Vascular Stents
                         Lukasz Mazurkiewicz, Military University of Technology    

                         Optimization of a Two-Component Implantology System using                                       Genetic Algorithm
                         Krzysztof Szajek, Budsoft 

16:30               General Discussion & Closing Remarks

17:00               Seminar Close


NAFEMS Seminar on Simulation-Based Optimization venue


Spółka z ograniczoną
odpowiedzialnością Sp. k. 
KRS: 0000513329 REGON: 147280439 NIP: 5213673783
ul. Lubicz 17J
31-503 Kraków
Tel. +48 12 353 99 44


Please note registration invoices will be sent by email in due course and will include Polish VAT of 23%.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Tomasz Łukasik CAE Technical Supervisor from Tenneco 

Professor Tadeusz Burczyński D.Sc, Ph.D. Eng. Director of the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences

Dr Lukasz Mazurkiewicz, Department of Mechanics & Applied Computer Science,
Faculty of Mechanical ngineering, Military University of Technology

Thank you to our sponsors 

Gold Sponsors


Media Sponsor

There is an opportunity available for your company to exhibit at the seminar, giving you maximum exposure to a highly targeted audience of delegates, who are all directly involved in simulation, analysis, and design.


Please contact Jo Davenport at NAFEMS if you would like more information.

tel: +44 (0)1355 225688