2017 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to theory and methods of computer-aided engineering and leadership in their applications in the automotive industry worldwide.
2011 - THE BELYTSCHKO MEDAL For seminal contributions to the field of topology optimization in computational structural design
2002 - Fellow of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
Noboru Kikuchi mostly deals with Homogenization, Finite element method, Topology optimization, Topology and Numerical analysis. Noboru Kikuchi interconnects Representative elementary volume, Material properties, Algorithm, Stiffness and Biomedical engineering in the investigation of issues within Homogenization. His research integrates issues of Geometry, Checkerboarding, Topological derivative, Infimum and supremum and Computation in his study of Material properties.
His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Elasticity, Composite material, Mathematical optimization and Nonlinear system. His study on Design domain is often connected to Optimal design as part of broader study in Topology optimization. His work focuses on many connections between Topology and other disciplines, such as Vibration, that overlap with his field of interest in Frequency response, Lagrangian relaxation and Meta-optimization.
Noboru Kikuchi focuses on Finite element method, Topology optimization, Homogenization, Topology and Mathematical optimization. His Finite element method study which covers Mathematical analysis that intersects with Penalty method and Geometry. His research integrates issues of Compliant mechanism, Electronic engineering, Control theory and Automotive industry in his study of Topology optimization.
His study in Homogenization is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Structural engineering, Stiffness and Actuator. The concepts of his Topology study are interwoven with issues in Shape optimization and Truss. The Mathematical optimization study which covers Applied mathematics that intersects with Linear elasticity.
His main research concerns Topology optimization, Finite element method, Structural engineering, Crashworthiness and Engineering drawing. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Control theory, Optimization problem, Mathematical optimization and Topology, Topology. His work on Compliant mechanism as part of general Finite element method study is frequently linked to Geometric distortion, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science.
His work on Stiffness and Joint as part of general Structural engineering study is frequently connected to Antiresonance, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His Stiffness research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Micromechanics, Composite laminates, Constitutive equation and Homogenization. He works in the field of Homogenization, focusing on Asymptotic homogenization in particular.
His primary areas of investigation include Topology optimization, Finite element method, Homogenization, Control theory and Optimization problem. The Topology optimization study combines topics in areas such as Topology, Topology, Automotive engineering and Mathematical optimization. He combines subjects such as Design process, Linearization, Calculus and Engineering design process with his study of Mathematical optimization.
Noboru Kikuchi has researched Finite element method in several fields, including Linear programming, Micromechanics and Bandwidth. His Homogenization research includes themes of Thermal, Porous solids, Thermo mechanical, Statistical physics and Stiffness. The various areas that Noboru Kikuchi examines in his Control theory study include Mechanical engineering, Electric motor, Compliant mechanism and Steady state.
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Generating optimal topologies in structural design using a homogenization method
Martin Philip Bendsoe;Noboru Kikuchi.
Applied Mechanics and Engineering (1988)
Contact Problems in Elasticity: A Study of Variational Inequalities and Finite Element Methods
N. Kikuchi;J. T. Oden.
Preprocessing and postprocessing for materials based on the homogenization method with adaptive finite element methods
José Miranda Guedes;Noboru Kikuchi.
Applied Mechanics and Engineering (1990)
A homogenization method for shape and topology optimization
Katsuyuki Suzuki;Noboru Kikuchi.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (1991)
Solutions to shape and topology eigenvalue optimization problems using a homogenization method
Alejandro R. Díaaz;Noboru Kikuchi.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (1992)
Topological synthesis of compliant mechanisms using multi-criteria optimization
M. I. Frecker;G. K. Ananthasuresh;S. Nishiwaki;N. Kikuchi.
Journal of Mechanical Design (1997)
Simulation of the multi-scale convergence in computational homogenization approaches
Kenjiro Terada;Muneo Hori;Takashi Kyoya;Noboru Kikuchi.
International Journal of Solids and Structures (2000)
Topological design for vibrating structures
Zheng Dong Ma;Noboru Kikuchi;Hsien Chie Cheng.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (1995)
Closed loop direct metal deposition : art to part
J. Mazumder;D. Dutta;N. Kikuchi;A. Ghosh.
Optics and Lasers in Engineering (2000)
A comparison of homogenization and standard mechanics analyses for periodic porous composites
Scott J. Hollister;Noboru Kikuchi.
Computational Mechanics (1992)
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