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Research interests

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.

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Shape optimization Engineering & Materials Science
Heat sinks Engineering & Materials Science
Natural convection Engineering & Materials Science
topology Physics & Astronomy
Heat transfer Engineering & Materials Science
optimization Physics & Astronomy
Light emitting diodes Engineering & Materials Science
heat sinks Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 2011 2019

A “poor man’s” approach to topology optimization of natural convection problems

Asmussen, J., Alexandersen, J., Sigmund, O. & Andreasen, C. S., 2019, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 59, 4, p. 1105-1124

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Shape optimization
Natural convection
Potential flow
Flow of fluids
Computational complexity
244 Downloads (Pure)

Design of passive coolers for light-emitting diode lamps using topology optimisation

Alexandersen, J., Sigmund, O., Meyer, K. E. & Lazarov, B. S., 2018, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 122, p. 138-149

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Shape optimization
coolers
Electric lamps
luminaires
Light emitting diodes
186 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental validation of additively manufactured optimized shapes for passive cooling

Lazarov, B. S., Sigmund, O., Meyer, K. E. & Alexandersen, J., 2018, In : Applied Energy. 226, p. 330-339

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Cooling
cooling
topology
Lighting
Heat sinks
1 Downloads (Pure)

Investment casting and experimental testing of heat sinks designed by topology optimization

Lei, T., Alexandersen, J., Lazarov, B. S., Wang, F., Haertel, J. H. K., Sanna, S., Sigmund, O. & Engelbrecht, K., 2018, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 127, p. 396-412 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

investment casting
Investment casting
heat sinks
Shape optimization
Heat sinks
7 Downloads (Pure)

Revisiting density-based topology optimization for fluid-structure-interaction problems

Lundgaard, C., Alexandersen, J., Zhou, M., Andreasen, C. S. & Sigmund, O., 2018, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 58, 3, p. 969–995

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Fluid structure interaction
Shape optimization
Flow of fluids
Navier Stokes equations
Sensitivity analysis