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Matthijs Langelaar holds a PhD degree from Delft University of Technology and an MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Twente. He presently is Associate Professor and leads a research group in Structural Optimization and Mechanics at Delft University of Technology. He has also worked at DLR (German Aerospace Center, Robotics Institute), University of Colorado at Boulder in the US, with Prof. Kurt Maute), at the Univeristy of Freiburg in Germany, with Prof. Jan Korvink) and at Seoul National University with Profs. Yoon Young Kim and Gil Ho Yoon, in Korea. 

The focus of his research is to advance computational design techniques in particular for demanding high-tech applications, with a specific emphasis on topology optimization. He and his research team are currently intensively involved in the ongoing research effort to define design approaches for additive manufacturing. 

External positions

Researcher, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)



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