Papers

  • "Unraveling tensegrity tessellations for metamaterials with tunable stiffness and bandgaps"

    K. Liu, T. Zegard, P. P. Pratapa and G. H. Paulino

    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 131, 2019

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  • "The Application of 2D and 3D Graphic Statics in Design"

    C. Hartz, A. Mazurek, M. Miki, T. Zegard, T. Mitchell and W. F. Baker

    Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures 59(4), 2018

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  • "Form-finding of grid-shells using the ground structure and potential energy methods: a comparative study and assessment"

    Y. Jiang, T. Zegard, W. F. Baker, G. H. Paulino

    Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 57(3), 2018

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  • "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, W. F. Baker, A. 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

  • “The Application of 2D and 3D Graphic Statics in Design”

    C. Hartz, A. Mazurek, M. Miki, T. Zegard, T. Mitchell and W. F. Baker

    Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium, 2017

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  • “Topology optimization for additive manufacturing: beyond math and numerics”

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    Sandia National Laboratories - Topology Optimization Roundtable, 2017

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  • “Bridging Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing”

    Oral Presentation

    T. Zegard and G. H. Paulino

    EMI & PMC Conference, 2016

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  • “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, W. F. Baker, A. 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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