Publications

Journal Publications | Conference Presentations and Proceedings | Invited Seminars | Poster Presentations

Journal Publications

  1. X. S. Zhang, G. H. Paulino, and A. S. Ramos Jr. "Multi-material topology optimization with multiple volume constraints: A general approach applied to ground structures with material nonlinearity. " Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Vol. 57, pp. 161-182, 2018.
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  2. X. S. Zhang, G. H. Paulino, and A. S. Ramos Jr. "Multi-material topology optimization with multiple volume constraints: Combining the ZPR update with a ground structure algorithm to select a single material per overlapping set. " International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/nme.5736.
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  3. X. S. Zhang, E. de Sturler, and G. H. Paulino. "Stochastic sampling for deterministic structural topology optimization with many load cases: Density-based and ground structure approaches. " Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. Vol. 325, pp. 463-487. 2017.
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  4. X. S. Zhang, A. S. Ramos Jr., and G. H. Paulino. "Material nonlinear topology optimization using the ground structure method with a discrete filtering scheme." Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 2045-2072. 2017.
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  5. X. S. Zhang, S. Maheshwari, A. Ramos Jr., G. H. Paulino. “Macroelement and Macropatch Approaches for Structural Topology Optimization using a Ground Structure Method.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. Vol 142, No. 11, pp. 04016090-1 to 14. 2016.
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Conference Presentations and Proceedings

  1. X. S. Zhang, E. de Sturler, G. H. Paulino. “A Randomized Method for Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases Using Stochastic Sampling.” 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Brunswig, Germany, June 2017.

  2. X. S. Zhang, A. Ramos Jr., G. H. Paulino. “Material Nonlinear Topology Optimization using the Ground Structure Method with a Discrete Filtering Scheme.” Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 2017.

  3. X. S. Zhang, E. de Sturler, G. H. Paulino. “A Randomized Method for Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases Using Stochastic Sampling.” Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 2017.

  4. X. S. Zhang, E. de Sturler, G. H. Paulino “Stochastic Sampling for Structural Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases: Density-Based and Ground Structure Approaches.” 2017 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Atlanta, GA, March 2017.

  5. K. Swirydowicz, E. De Sturler, W. Tyson, C. Roy, M. E. Kilmer, X. S. Zhang, G. H. Paulino. "Estimating Matrix Bilinear and Quadratic Forms Using Krylov Subspace Methods with Recycling." 2017 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Atlanta, GA, March 2017.

  6. E. De Sturler, K. Swirydowicz, G. H. Paulino, X. S. Zhang . "Stochastic Sampling and Quadratic Form Estimation for Topology Optimization with Many Right Hand Sides." Sandia National Laboratories Topology Optimization Roundtable 2017, Atlanta, GA, March 2017.

  7. X. S. Zhang, A. Ramos Jr., G. H. Paulino. “A Discrete Filter Scheme for Material Nonlinear Topology Design using the Ground Structure Method.” Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2016, Nashville, TN, May 2016.

  8. X. S. Zhang, A. Ramos Jr., G. H. Paulino. “A Ground Structure Approach for Topology Optimization using Macro-Elements and Macro-Patches.” Topology Optimization Ph.D. Advanced Summer School, Lyngby, Denmark, July 2013.

  9. X. S. Zhang, S. Maheshwari, A. Ramos Jr., G. H. Paulino. “Topology design of trusses using a Voronoi-based ground structure method,” 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Orlando, FL, May 2013.

Invited Seminars

  1. “Efficient Topology Optimization Under Many Load Cases Based On Stochastic Sampling.” National Laboratory for Scientific Computing (LNCC), Petropolis, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, May 24, 2017.

  2. “Topology Optimization for Hyperelastic Trusses Using a Discrete Filtering Tool.” Civil Engineering Seminar Series, Pontifical Catholic University (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 23, 2017.

  3. “Stochastic Sampling for Deterministic Structural Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases: Density-Based and Ground Structure Approaches.” Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, Pontifical Catholic University (PUC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 10, 2017.

  4. “Stochastic Sampling for Structural Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases.” Structural Engineering and Geomechanics (SEG) Seminar Series, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, November 11, 2016.

  5. “Topology Optimization of Structures and Materials.” Georgia Tech Mathematics and Applications Portal (GT-MAP) Seminar Series, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, September 30, 2016.

  6. “Stochastic Sampling for Structural Topology Optimization with Many Load Cases.” Laboratory of Scientific Computing and Visualization (LCCV), Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL), Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil, July 20, 2016.

  7. “Topology Optimization of Trusses Using the Ground Structure Method: New Techniques for Ground Structure Generation and Topology Resolution Control.” Laboratory of Scientific Computing and Visualization (LCCV), Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL), Maceió, AL, Brazil, July 22, 2015.

  8. “Theory of Optimal Structures: Introduction and Explanations to Michell’s Optimality Conditions” Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), August 11, 2014.

Poster Presentations

  1. “A Ground Structure Approach for Topology Optimization using Macro-Elements and Macro-Patches.” School of Civil Engineering, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, February 2017.

  2. “Macro-Element and Macro-Patch Approaches for Trusses Topology Optimization Using a Ground Structure Method.” Topology Optimization Ph.D. Advanced Summer School, Lyngby, Denmark, July 2013.