We would like to thank all the ISCSO 2021 participants for their contributions to the event. The winner of ISCSO 2021 is Team Pantheon from METU, Turkey and University of Rochester, USA. The optimum solution reported by the winning team is available below. Congratulations to both members of Team Pantheon!


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 offering technical consultancy services for engineering companies worldwide.



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 3977.2609 kg.