Winner of ISCSO 2019

We would like to thank all the ISCSO 2019 participants for their contributions to the event. The winner of ISCSO 2019 is Kazuki Hayashi from Kyoto University, Japan. You may find the optimum solution, reported by the winner, below. Congratulations Kazuki!

Optimization Problem of ISCSO 2019

Problem Definition The three-dimensional steel truss structure shown below is composed of 260 members and 76 nodes. Sizing and shape optimization of this truss is considered. The topology of the truss (i.e. the way that the nodes are connected to


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Past Events

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The Ninth International Student Competition in Structural Optimization (ISCSO 2019) 1-15 December 2019 ISCSO 2019 is an international student competition in the field of structural optimization. The main goal is to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to solve engineering optimization