Dr Aleksey Pichugin wins prize at World Congress

Published: Friday 20 April 2012
Dr Aleksey Pichugin
Dr Aleksey Pichugin

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.


For more information, please contact: aleksey.pichugin@brunel.ac.uk

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