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Panos Y. Papalambros

Panos Y. Papalambros

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

James B. Angell Distinguished University Professor, Donald C. Graham Professor of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Art and Design, Professor of Architecture, University of Michigan. Diploma ME/EE NTU-Athens (1974), MS and PhD Stanford (1976, 1979). Faculty member at Michigan since 1979; ME department Chair 1992-98, 2007-08; founding director of Ford Automotive Structural Durability Simulation Center, US Army Automotive Research Center, General Motors Collaborative Research Laboratory; Chair of the Integrative Systems & Design Division, College of Engineering. Areas of interest: design methods and systems design optimization, with applications to product development, and automotive systems. Publications: over 250 articles; textbook Principles of Optimal Design: Modeling and Computation (1988, 1991, 2000). Society memberships: ASME, INFORMS, MPS, SIAM, SME, SAE, AIAA, ISSMO and ASEE. Editorial Boards: Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design and Manufacturing, Engineering Design, Engineering Optimization, Computer-Integrated Engineering, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, and Engineering Simulation. Fellow of ASME and SAE, and the recipient of the ASME Design Automation Award (1998), ASME Machine Design Award (1999), Japan SME Design and Systems Achievement Award (2004), ASME Joel and Ruth Spira Outstanding Design Educator Award (2007), and the Stephen S. Attwood Award (highest engineering honor in the University of Michigan, 2009).