Dr Aleksey Pichugin wins prize at World Congress
Dr Aleksey Pichugin, one of our mathematics lecturers, has won a prize at the World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. Dr Pichugin’s paper, written in collaboration with Drs Andy Tyas and Matthew Gilbert from the University of Sheffield, described a new type of optimal structure for a uniform load over multiple spans.
This is a prestigious joint prize awarded by the International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO) and Springer. The bi-annual prize was awarded for a paper presented at the World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO-9) held in 2011 in Japan. The prize consists of the ISSMO cash prize of $1000 and a Springer book prize of €500, which will officially be handed over at the next WCSMO-10 to be held in Florida in 2013.
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