EngOpt 2010 is organized in General Topics and Minisymposiums.

When submitting an abstract you should select either a General Topic or a Minisymposium.

 General Topics

Design Optimization and Inverse Problems

Design Optimization and Inverse Problems papers in all branches of Engineering are invited. The disciplines listed below give a guideline for possible contributions:

  • Acoustics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry and combustion
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design of Experiments
  • Electrical Systems
  • Electromagnetism
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Geophysics
  • Heat and Mass Integration
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Imaging
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Materials processing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Optimal Control
  • Planning
  • Process Synthesis Design
  • Robotics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Scheduling
  • Structural Optimization
  • System Identification
  • Tomography
  • Vibrations and Structural Dynamics

Basic Numerical Optimization Techniques

  • Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks
  • Concurrent Engineering
  • Decomposition Methods
  • Disjunctive Optimization
  • Dynamic Optimization
  • Evolutionary Techniques
  • Fuzzy Optimization
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Global Optimization
  • Mathematical Programming Algorithms
  • MDO - Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Mixed-Integer Optimization
  • Multi-objective Optimization
  • Multi-scale Optimization
  • Optimality Criteria Methods
  • Optimization with Approximate Models
    • Response Surface Methods
    • Metamodels and Surrogates in Optimization
  • Real-Time Optimization
  • Reliability-Based Design Optimization
  • Robust Design
  • Shape Optimization
  • Size Optimization
  • Topology Optimization

Efficient Analysis and Reanalysis Techniques with

  • Boundary Elements Method
  • Finite Differences Method
  • Finite Elements Method
  • Finite Volume Method
  • Meshless Methods
  • Others techniques

Sensitivity Analysis

  • Analytic and Semi-analytic Formulations
  • Variational Formulation
  • Automatic Differentiation
  • Topological Derivatives
  • Others Basic Engineering Optimization Techniques

Industrial Applications

  • Aeronautical Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Bio - Mechanics Applications
  • Chemical Processing Equipments
  • Energy Generation and Transmission
  • Enterprise-Wide Optimization
  • Machinery Optimization
  • Micro-Mechanics Systems - MEMS
  • Micro and Nano - Technologies
  • Oil and Gas Industries
  • Space Industry
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Other Industrial Applications



MS01 - Topology Optimization For Structural Static and Dynamic Failures

Organized by Gil Ho Yoon *, Matteo Bruggi ** and Emílio Carlos Nelli Silva ***
*     Hanyang University, South Korea
**   Politecnico di Milano, Italy
*** Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MS02 - Optimization in Oil and Gas Industries

Organized by Silvana Bastos and Bernardo Horowitz, UFPE-Recife, Brazil

MS03 - New Advances in Derivative-Free Optimization Methods for Engineering Optimization

Organized by J.F. Aguilar Madeira * and A. L. Custódio **
*   IDMEC-IST and ISEL Portugal
** CMA/FCT-UNL, Portugal

MS04 - Optimization Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering

Organized by P.R. Fernandes and J. Folgado, IDMEC-IST, Portugal

MS05 - Optimization of Laminated Composite Materials

Organized by H.C. Rodrigues and A.L. Araujo, IDMEC-IST, Portugal

MS06 - Inverse Problems in Engineering

Organized by Schalk Kok and Daniel N. Wilke, University of Pretoria, South Africa