Papers

  • "Bridging topology optimization and additive manufacturing."

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 53(1), 2016.

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  • "GRAND3 — Ground structure based topology optimization for arbitrary 3D domains using MATLAB."

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 52(6), 2015.

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  • "GRAND — Ground structure based topology optimization for arbitrary 2D domains using MATLAB."

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 50(5), 2014.

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  • "Geometrical aspects of lateral bracing systems: Where should the optimal bracing point be?"

    T. Zegard, William F. Baker, Arkadiusz Mazurek and G. H. Paulino

    ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering 140(9), 2014.

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  • "Toward GPU accelerated topology optimization on unstructured meshes."

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 48(3), 2013.

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  • "Truss layout optimization within a continuum."

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 48(1), 2013.

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Theses

  • "Structural optimization: from continuum and ground structures to additive manufacturing"

    PhD Thesis (2015)

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • "Topology Optimization with Unstructured Meshes on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)"

    MSc Thesis (2011)

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Presentations / Posters

  • “Structural optimization: from continuum and ground structures to additive manufacturing.”

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    LCCV — Universidade Federal de Alagoas, 2014.

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  • "Geometrical aspects of lateral bracing systems: Where should the optimal bracing point be?"

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard, William F. Baker, Arkadiusz Mazurek and G. H. Paulino

    Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, 2013.

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  • "Truss layout optimization within a continuum."

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    12th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, 2013.

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  • "GPU-accelerated topology optimization on unstructured meshes."

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, 2011.

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  • "GPU-accelerated topology optimization on unstructured meshes."

    Poster Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, 2011.

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