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Research Areas

  • Computationally efficient optimization of expensive objective functions
  • Surrogate-based and knowledge-based modeling and optimization algorithms
  • Space mapping technology
  • Coarse-model-less space mapping
  • Tuning methodologies
  • High-performance distributed computing
  • Interfacing major microwave/RF CAD software packages
  • Evolutionary algorithms, particle swarm optimizers and other population-based systems
  • Multiobjective optimization
  • EM-based design and optimization of RF/microwave components and circuits
  • Fast optimization of RF/microwave structures using coarse-mesh EM-simulations
  • Design optimization of photonic components and systems
  • Design optimization of high-speed interconnects and digital signaling circuits
  • Extraction of S-parameters and equivalent parameters from measurements
  • Sensitivity analysis for signal integrity
  • Development of models of passive and active components for CAD/EDA software
  • Inverse problems in electromagnetic
  • Nondestructive testing, defect identification and characterization
  • Development and support of Space Mapping Framework (SMF) software
  • Aerodynamic and hydrodynamic optimization
    • Airfoil and wing shape optimization for reduced drag and noise
    • Applications include flight vehicles and turbomachinery (such as marine and wind turbines)
    • Design of energy-efficient trawl-doors
  • Multidisciplinary design and optimization 
    • Current applications include Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs), Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs) and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs)

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