Structural Optimization, Shape Optimization, Solid Mechanics, Computational Mecahnics, CAE, Design Engineering

[Professor] Masatoshi Shimoda

Basic Information

Masatoshi Shimoda

Degree

Doctor(Engineering)

Laboratory Name

Solid Mechanics Laboratory

Research Fields

Structural Optimization, Shape Optimization, Solid Mechanics, Computational Mecahnics, CAE, Design Engineering

Keywords

Shape Optimization, Form Finding, Inverse Problem, Optimum Design, Structural Optimization, Boundary Value Problem, CAE, FEM, Structural Analysis, Numerical Simulation, Shell, Solid, Frame Structure

Website

http://www.toyota-ti.ac.jp/Lab/Kikai/solid/index.html

Academic Background

Graduate School of Toyohashi University of Technology, Doctoral Program of General Energy Engineering(1997)

Work History

Toyota Technological Institute (2010/4-Present)
Shonan Institute of Technology (2002/4-2010/3)
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (1988/7-2002/3)
Asahi Kasei Corporation (1986/4-1988/6)

Membership of Academic Societies

・The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
・The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science
・Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan
・Japan Society for Design Engineering
・The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
・The International Association for Computational Mechanics

Research Themes

Free-form optimization theory for designing membrane and shell structures with various cost functionals and its application to structural design problems
Shape optimization method for designing interface shapes of composite clad structures with various cost functionals
Free-form optimization method for designing space frame structures with various cost functionals
Structural optimization of shear panel damper under seismic cyclic loading
Structural optimization considering Kansei and ergonomics

Original Papers

[Academic Year]2010
[Articles]Multi-objective Free-form Optimization of Shell Structures
[Author]Masatoshi Shimoda and Yang Liu
[Date of Issue]2012/4/23
[journal]Proceedings of 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference (CD-ROM)


[Academic Year]2010
[Articles]Shape Optimization Method for Designing Interface Shapes of Composite Clad Structures
[Author]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Issue]2012/6/24
[journal]Proceedings of ECCM15 - 15th European Conference on Composite Materials (CD-ROM)


[Articles]Free-form Optimization Method for Designing Automotive Shell Structures
[Author]Masatoshi Shimoda, Shimtaro Motora and Hikaru Otani
[Date of Issue]2011/6/20
[journal]SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars- Electronic and Electrical Systems, vol. 4 no. 1 pp. 42-54


[Articles]Numerical Optimization Method for Designing Free-Boundary Shape
of Plate and Shell Structures
[Author]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Issue]2011/10/
[journal]Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Series A, Vol. 77, No. 782, pp.1571-1582 (in Japanese).


[Articles]A Solution to Shape Optimization Problem of Cross Section in Structural Design
[Author]Masatoshi Shimoda, Mayumi Honda(Kobelco Cranes)and Yoshinori Enohata(Bertec Japan)
[Date of Issue]2010/5/30
[journal]Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Series C, Vol. 76, No. 765, pp.52-58 (in Japanese).

Books

[Academic Year]2012
[Books]Application of shape optimization method to artificial leaf design,
Design and Nature VI, S. Hernandez and C. A. Brebbia (eds.), WIT Press, Southampton, pp. 157-168.
[Author/Editor]Masatoshi Shimoda and Yoshihiro Nakata
[Date of Issue]2012.6


[Academic Year]2012
[Books]Free-form Optimization of thin-walled structures for achieving a desired deformed shape,
Computer Aided Optimum Design in Engineering XII, S. Hernandez, C. A. Brebbia and W. P. de Wilde (eds.), WIT Press, Southampton, pp. 131-143.
[Author/Editor]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Issue]2012.6


[Academic Year]2009
[Books]A Practical solution to the shape optimization problem of solid structures,
Computer Aided Optimum Design in Engineering XI, S. Hernandez and C. A. Brebbia (eds.), WIT Press, Southampton, pp. 33-44.
[Author/Editor]Masatoshi Shimoda, Shintaro Motora and Hideyuki Azegami
[Date of Issue]2009.6

Conference Presentations

[Academic Year]2012
[Academic Society]8th European Solid Mechanics Conference
[Speakers]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Presentation]2012/7/9


[Academic Year]2012
[Academic Society]The 10th World Congress on Comutational Mechanics
[Speakers]Yang Liu
[Date of Presentation]2012/7/8


[Academic Year]2011
[Academic Society]9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
[Speakers]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Presentation]2011/6/13


[Academic Year]2011
[Academic Society]2011 IABSE-IASS Symposium
[Speakers]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Presentation]2011/9/20


[Academic Year]2010
[Academic Society]IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics
[Speakers]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Date of Presentation]2010/5/16

Awards

[Academic Year]2011
[prize]SAE Recognition for a substantial contribution to the Technical Proguram the SAE 2011 World Congress
[Prize Winner]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Award-Winning Date]2011/4


[Academic Year]2008
[prize]SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit Award
[Prize Winner]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Award-Winning Date]2008/4


[Academic Year]2009
[prize]The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Design and Systems Division, Best Presentation Award
[Prize Winner]Kyohei Iwasa (Master course student)
[Award-Winning Date]2008/5


[Academic Year]2007
[prize]The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Computational Mechanics Division, Best Presentation Award
[Prize Winner]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Award-Winning Date]2008/3


[Academic Year]2006
[prize]SAE Recognition for a substantial contribution to the Technical Proguram the SAE 2006 World Congress
[Prize Winner]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Award-Winning Date]2006/4


[Academic Year]1994
[prize]Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, The Outstanding Technical Paper Award
[Prize Winner]Masatoshi Shimoda
[Award-Winning Date]1994/5

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