Joaquim R. R. A. Martins is a Professor at the University of Michigan, where he heads the Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Laboratory (MDO Lab) in the Department of Aerospace Engineering. His research involves the development and application of MDO methodologies to the design of aircraft configurations, with a focus on high-fidelity simulations that take advantage of high-performance parallel computing.
He has served as Associate Editor for the AIAA Journal, Optimization and Engineering, and Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Aircraft.
(also PhD alumnus)
Current position: Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Current position: R&D Engineer, A.L.I. Technologies
“High-Fidelity Wing Design Exploration with Gradient-Based Optimization”, University of Michigan, May 2020
Current position: Principal Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman
“Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of an Aircraft Considering Path-Dependent Performance”, University of Michigan, December 2019
Current position: Postdoc, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
“High-Fidelity Hydrostructural Design Optimization of Lifting Surfaces” (co advised with Prof. Julie Young), University of Michigan, May 2017
Current position: Engineer, INEOS TEAM UK
“High-Fidelity Aerodynamic Design Optimization of Aircraft Configurations”, University of Michigan, Dec 2014
Current position: Director of Solutions Engineering, Rescale
“Multi-Scale Modeling, Surrogate-Based Analysis, and Optimization of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Vehicle Applications” (co-advised with Prof. Wei Shyy), University of Michigan, July 2013
Current position: Senior Support Engineer, Rescale