We would like to thank all the ISCSO 2022 participants for their contributions to the event. The winner of ISCSO 2022 is Team Pantheon from METU, Turkey and University of Rochester, USA. The optimum solution reported by the winning team is available below. This is the second win for Team Pantheon; congratulations to both members of the team!


Team Pantheon

Hasan Eser

Hasan received his B.Sc. (2011), M.Sc. (2014), and Ph.D. (2021) degrees in Civil Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey, where he also worked as a teaching and research assistant in Construction Materials and Structural Engineering divisions until 2020. He specializes in performance-based design and optimization of steel structures. He is currently working as a PhD Lecturer at METU.



Soner Seckiner

Soner received B.Sc. degrees in Civil Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey, in 2008, 2017, and 2011, respectively. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Rochester, NY, USA. His research interests are in the fields of on-chip regulator design, side-channel attacks, and machine learning.




Optimum Solution Reported by Team Pantheon

The optimum values for the sizing variables reported by Team Pantheon are available in this table. The final optimized structure is also depicted in the following figure. The reported optimum weight is 5976.5057 kg.


Top 5 Submissions

Rank Feasible Design (kg) Participants Institution Country Team
1 (Winner) 5976.5057 Hasan Eser Middle East Technical University Turkey Pantheon
Soner Seckiner University of Rochester USA Pantheon
2 6152.1721 Yongpeng He University of Bath UK -
3 6156.8834 Kiarash Biabani Hamedani Iran University of Science and Technology Iran -
4 6163.6478 Nicolas Cortes Garcia Cinvestav - IPN Mexico CinvestavT
Oscar Ivan Puga Sanchez Cinvestav - IPN Mexico CinvestavT
5 6737.9525 Parsa Ghannadi Islamic Azad University Iran Agent
Andy Nguyen University of Southern Queensland Australia Agent
Seyed Sina Kourehli Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University Iran Agent