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    United Kingdom

1976 …2019
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Professor of Computer Aided Engineering

Research Statement



  • Mechanics of Solids, Strength of Materials

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Design-Simulation Integration


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Meshing Mathematics
Mesh generation Engineering & Materials Science
Shape optimization Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2000 2017

Research Output 1976 2019

Capturing simulation intent in an ontology: CAD and CAE integration application

Boussuge, F., Tierney, C., Vilmart, H., Robinson, T., Armstrong, C., Nolan, D., Léon, J-C. & Ulliana, F., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 30, 10-12, p. 688-725

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer aided engineering
Computer aided design
Finite element method

Idealizing Quasi-Axisymmetric 3D Geometries to 2D-Axisymmetric Finite Element Models

Camacho Casero, J., Robinson, T. T., Armstrong, C. G. & Geron, M., 2019, In : Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 16, 6, p. 1020-1033 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Finite Element Model
Application programming interfaces (API)
Computer aided design

Surface Mesh Deformation in CAD-based Shape Optimization

Sun, L., Robinson, T., Armstrong, C., Marques, S. & Yao, W., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Using Parametric Effectiveness for Efficient CAD-Based Adjoint Optimization

Agarwal, D., Kapellos, C., Robinson, T. & Armstrong, C., 01 Jan 2019, In : Computer-Aided Design and Applications. 16, 4, p. 703-719

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Computer aided design
Adjoint Method
Railroad cars


Best Student Paper: 25th International Meshing Roundtable

Liang Sun (Recipient), Christopher Tierney (Recipient), Cecil Armstrong (Recipient) & Trevor Robinson (Recipient), Oct 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


New Method for Die Casting of Automotive Components Saves Energy and Material

Alastair Long (Participant), David Thornhill (Participant), Cecil Armstrong (Participant)

Impact: Economic Impact, Environmental Impact


Shape optimization using feature-based CAD systems and adjoint methods

Author: Agarwal, D., 29 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Robinson, T. (Supervisor) & Armstrong, C. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy