Open talk: Dr. Michael Kokkolaras

Published: 18 December 2008

2008-12: Dr. Michael Kokkolaras, a visiting Professor at the Division for Functional Product Development from the Design Optimization Laboratory at University of Michigan, held an open talk in the studio today about design optimization.

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Dr. Kokkolaras shows Analytical Target Cascading.

The talk was about how systems can be designed by decomposing the optimization into subsystems coordinated by the targets set in the parent systems. Dr Kokkolaras showed example from his research together with the automotive and aerospace industry in USA.  Dr Kokkolaras also work together with the Division for Functional Product Development within the NFFP project Whole Engine Modeling.