Special issue for the 13th world congress on structural and multidisciplinary optimization—editorial note

Erdem Acar*, Jianbin Du, Yoon Young Kim, Mehmet Polat Saka, Ole Sigmund, Emilio Carlos Nelli Silva

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The purpose of this special issue of the Journal of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization is to publish selected works presented at the 13th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO13) in May 20–24, 2019, in Beijing, China. WCSMO conferences, held biennially in different continents, aim to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners from all over the world to present and discuss the latest findings and developments in all areas of structural and multidisciplinary optimization. WCSMO13 was organized jointly by the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, and Beihang University under the auspices of the Asian Society of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ASSMO) and the International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (ISSMO).
Original languageEnglish
JournalStructural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

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