• 19/10/2016

Amazing winning projects at CAE International Poster Award 2016: Congratulations!

ESTECO congratulates the winners of the CAE International Poster Award 2016, presented on the 17th of October at the International CAE Conference held in Parma, Italy.

ESTECO congratulates the winners of the CAE International Poster Award 2016, awarded on the 17th of October at the International CAE Conference held in Parma, Italy. 

The Poster Award – open to students, PhD students, researchers and academics – acknowledges poster presentations that represent the best, most creative and original use of numerical simulation software in the development of a research or design project. Five winners and one special mention were selected by the jury.

WINNERS:

  • Antonio Maria D'Altri, University of Bologna, Italy - Advanced numerical modeling of historical monumental buildings [2]
  • Leonardo Palma, Politecnico di Milano, Shape Optimization and CFD RANS Codes: an Adjoint-based Strategy for Drag Reduction in Automotive Applications [9]
  • Alessandra Maioli, Politecnico di Milano, Computational analysis of the fluid dynamics and drug delivery inside the posterior chamber of the eye in case of saccadic movements [13]
  • Giulio Gambetta, University of Padova, Multi-design Innovative Cooling Research & Optimization (MICRO): a novel proposal for enhanced heat transfer in DEMO [40]
  • Leonardo Bertini, University of Pisa, Multilevel Approach for Vibration Characterization of a Lawn Tractor through Numerical Tools and Experimental Analysis [45]

SPECIAL MENTION:

  • Gianfranco Palumbo, Politecnico di Bari, Innovative stamping process for fully-customized prosthetic implants [44]

As the last year, ESTECO joined EnginSoft in sponsoring the Poster Award and awarded the winning  teams with a one-year membership for the ESTECO Academy, a program which aims at fostering the use of optimization technology in academia.

The poster presentations came from universities around the world, with topics covering a wide range of research fields, from biomechanics to civil engineering. See the winning projects and a complete list of all the entries here.