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Joe Alexandersen

Joe Alexandersen

B.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering


Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Denmark specialising in optimal design for multiphysics applications.

RESEARCH WORK

My multidisciplinarity is reflected in the breadth of my publication list

covering: conjugate heat transfer; multiscale design; stress-based compliant mechanisms; additive manufacturing; investment casting; fluid-structure-interaction problems; and reduced-order models.

TOPOLOGY OPTIMISATION

FLUID DYNAMICS

&

HEAT TRANSFER

HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

Areas of Expertise


My research interests include structural optimisation (shape and topology), sensitivity analysis, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, process modelling, finite element methods, advanced discretisation techniques, large scale parallel programming, high performance computing, etc.


Applications of my research include, but is not limited to, heat sink design, passive cooling, microfluidic devices, investment casting, additive manufacturing, etc.

- Structural optimisation:

  • Parametric and shape optimisation
  • Density-based topology optimisation


- Constrained optimisation:

  • Gradient-based methods
  • Sensitivity analysis
     

- Numerical methods:

  • Finite element methods
  • Multiscale and reduced basis methods
  • Iterative linear and non-linear solvers


- Fluid dynamics:

  • Microfluidic devices
  • Fluid-structure interaction

 

- Conjugate heat transfer:

  • Heat sink design
  • Passive cooling (natural convection)
  • Process modelling and thermomechanics


- High Performance Computing (HPC):

  • Parallel programming
  • Large scale computations


Contact Me


If you have any questions about my research, wish to collaborate or anything else, please do not hesitate to contact me.

PHONE

+45 6550 7465

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