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Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization

Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization

Editor-in-Chief: Raphael T. Haftka

ISSN: 1615-147X (print version)
ISSN: 1615-1488 (electronic version)

Journal no. 158

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Raphael T. Haftka
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Mechanics and Engineering Science
University of Florida, FL, USA

Founding Editor:
George I. N. Rozvany

H. C. Rodrigues, Lisbon, Portugal
V. V. Toropov, London, UK
M. Zhou, Irvine, CA, USA

Senior Advisors:
J. Arora
, Iowa City, IA, USA
S. Azarm, College Park, MD, USA
W. Chen, Evanston, IL, USA
K. K. Choi, Iowa City, IA, USA
A. Díaz, East Lansing, MI, USA
J. K. Guest, Baltimore, MD, USA
N. H. Kim, Gainesville, FL, USA
E. Lund
, Aalborg, Denmark
K. Maute, Boulder, CO, USA
S. Nagendra, E. Hartford, CT, USA
N. Olhoff, Aalborg, Denmark
O. Sigmund, Lyngby, Denmark
R.-J. Yang, Dearborn, MI, USA

Review Editors:
E. Acar, Ankara, Turkey
G. Allaire, Palaiseau, France
G. Cheng, Dalian, China
S. Cho, Seoul, Korea
J. Du, Beijing, China
X. Du, Rolla, MO, USA
A. Evgrafov, Lyngby, Denmark
H. C. Gea, Piscataway, NJ, USA
C. Gogu, Toulouse, France
X. Guo, Dalian, China 
J. Herskovits, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
H. Huang, Beijing, China
J. Kato, Sendai, Japan
F. van Keulen, Delft, Netherlands
H. A. Kim, San Diego, USA
Y. Y. Kim, Seoul, South Korea
M. Kokkolaras, Montreal, Canada
Q. Li, Sydney, Australia
J. R. R. A. Martins, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J. Norato, Storrs, CT, USA
N. Queipo, Maracaibo, Venezuela
M. P. Saka, Zallaq, Bahrain
E.C.N. Silva, Sao Paolo, Brazil
F. A. C. Viana, Orlando, FL, USA
P. Wang, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
B. D. Youn, Seoul, Korea
W. Zhang, Xi'an, China
J-H. Zhu, Xi’an, China

Editorial Board:
W. Achtziger, Erlangen, Germany
H. Baier, Friedrichshafen, Germany
M. P. Bendsøe, Lyngby, Denmark
K.-U. Bletzinger, Munich, Germany
A. V. Cherkaev, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
D.-H. Choi, Hanyang, Korea
P. Eberhard, Stuttgart, Germany
G. Fadel, Clemson, SC, USA
M.B. Fuchs, Tel Aviv, Israel
R. V. Grandhi, Dayton, OH, USA
A. A. Groenwold, Pretoria, South Africa
J. M. Guedes, Lisbon, Portugal
K. Jármai, Miskolc-Egyetemvaros, Hungary
B. L. Karihaloo, Cardiff, UK
U. Kirsch, Haifa, Israel
R. V. Kohn, New York, NY, USA
B.M. Kwak, Daejeon, Korea
R. Le Riche, Saint Etienne, France
J. Lellep, Tartu, Estonia
T. Lewiński, Warsaw, Poland
J. Lógó, Budapest, Hungary
G. Maier, Milan, Italy
R. E. Melchers, Newcastle, Australia
A. Messac, Washington DC, USA
C. A. Mota Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
Z. Mróz, Warsaw, Poland
Y. Papalambros, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
G.-J. Park, Seoul, Korea
P. Pedersen, Lyngby, Denmark
O. M. Querin, Leeds, UK
E. Schnack, Karlsruhe, Germany
A. P. Seyranian, Moscow, Russia
J. Sienz, Swansea, UK
K. Svanberg, Stockholm, Sweden
D. Tortorelli, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
H. Yamakawa, Tokyo, Japan
K. Yamazaki, Kanazawa, Japan

International Society of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization

Executive Committee
Office bearers:

President: Gengdong Cheng
Vice Presidents: Pierre Duysinx and Yoon Young Kim
Secretary-General: James K. Guest
Treasurer: Erik Lund

Founder President: George Rozvany
Former President: Ole Sigmund
Former Secretary-General: Helder C. Rodrigues 

Other members: 

Wei Chen
Nam-Ho Kim
Ming Zhou

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    Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 

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