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

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