Concurrent design of hierarchical materials and structures

D. L. McDowell, G. B. Olson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

38 Scopus citations


Significant achievements have been demonstrated in computational materials design and its broadening application in concurrent engineering. Best practices are assessed and opportunities for improvement identified, with implications for modeling and simulation in science and engineering. Successful examples of integration in undergraduate education await broader dissemination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationScientific Modeling and Simulations
EditorsSidney Yip, Tomas Diaz de la Rubia
Number of pages34
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering
Volume68 LNCSE
ISSN (Print)1439-7358


  • Concurrent engineering
  • Materials design
  • Multiscale modeling
  • Robust design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Engineering(all)
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Control and Optimization
  • Computational Mathematics


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