Biography of Xiaojia Shelly Zhang
She is an Assistant Professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on exploring topology optimization and stochastic programming to develop resilient, smart, sustainable, and innovative engineering infrastructure for applications at different scales, such as high-rise buildings.
Current Program: Ph.D. in Structural EngineeringBiography of Weichen Li
His research focuses on robust topology optimization and multidisciplinary topology opitimization. He is interested in computational mechanics and mathematical programming.
Current Program: Ph.D. in Structural EngineeringBiography of Zhi Zhao
His research focuses on patient-specified implant scaffold design using tailored topology optimization methods now. He is interested in structural optimization, computational mechanics, and machine learning.
Current Program: Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental EngineeringBiography of Michael Stumpf
His current research focuses on additive manufacturing methods for fabrication of topology optimized designs. He is interested in multi-scale optimization, metamaterials, and computer science.