CENTER FOR DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION

CDO optimizes complex systems governed by the nonlinear, dynamic, multiphysics, or multiresolution phenomena afforded by advanced manufacturing (AM) technologies.

Our primary effort is developing our Livermore design optimization (LiDO) structural topology optimization code for architected materials. This software surpasses virtual and prototype designs in optimizing structures, materials, multiscales, and energy.

RESEARCH PROGRAMS
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Optimizing macroscopic structures with high fidelity simulations ensures accurately predicted performance.

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Designing metamaterials with unique mechancial, thermal and electromagnetic properties.

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Maximizing performance of macroscopic structures by leveraging our optimized metamaterials.

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Revolutionizing the design of energy, fluid and chemical transport systems.

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