Optimal design of structures and materials, topology optimization, finite element methods.
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan 1982
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan 1979
B.S.E., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan 1978
Feeny, B. and Diaz, AR (2010) Twinkling Phenomena in Snap-Through Oscillators, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics . Volume: 132. pp. 061013.
Fuchi, K., Diaz, AR, Rothwell E, Ouedraogo, R and Temme, A. (2010) Topology Optimization of Periodic Layouts of Dielectric Materials, Struct. Multidiscip. Optim Volume: 41. Issue: 2. pp. 163-177.
Ouedraogo, R., Rothwell, E., Diaz, AR, Chen, S-Y and Temme, A. (2010) In Situ Optimization of Metamaterial-Inspired Loop Antennas, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 9, pp. 75-78.
Diaz, AR and Sigmund, O (2010) A topology optimization method for design of negative permeability metamaterials, Struct. Multidiscip. Optim 41(2), pp 163-187.
Issa J. , Mukherjee, R. and Diaz, AR (2009) Energy dissipation in dynamical systems through sequential application and removal of constraints Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control 131(2).