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Energy Harvesting & Design Optimization Lab.

University of Maryland Baltimore County, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

 

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Current Research Topics

 

1. Vibration Energy Harvester toward Broadband/Multimodal Capability

Piezoelectric Harvester

Electromagnetic Harvester


2. Topology/Shape Optimization
 

Component Layout Design and Frame Topology Optimization

Null balance module design

Topology Optimization for Loadpath Control

Topology Optimization for Additive Manufacturing

 

   

3. Reliability-based Design Optimization

Sensor Layout Optimization

Reliability-based Design Optimization for Energy Systems

 

 

 

Completed Topics

 

Energy Harvester

1.     Robust Segment-Type Energy Harvester

2.     Energy Harvesting Skin

3.     Electromagnetic Energy Harvester for Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors

Topology Optimization

1.     Tall Building System

2.     Smooth Boundary Topology Optimization

3.     Structural Network Synthesis

Shape Optimization

1.     Six-Axis Force/Torque Sensor

2.     Earthquake-Resistant Design of Nuclear Plant Element

Reliability Based Design Optimization

 

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Energy Harvesting & Design Optimization Lab.

University of Maryland Baltimore County, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, 21250

2018