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Researcher: Vadim Shapiro

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Areas of Expertise
  • Energy efficiency
  • Biomechanics
  • Robotics
  • Manufacturing
  • Controls
  • Engines
  • Solar energy
  • Power electronics
  • Design
  • Optimization
  • Model-based engineering
  • Digital design, manufacturing, and simulation
  • Geometric, solid, and physical modeling
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Computer-aided design and automation
  • Solid modeling and computational geometry
  • Physical modeling, analysis, and simulation
Web Site Vadim Shapiro's Department of Mechanical Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV) Vadim Shapiro's CV
Issued Patent(s)
  • 6,718,291 - Mesh-free method and system for modeling and analysis, issued April 2004.
  • 6,044,306 - Methods and apparatus for shaping moving geometric shapes, issued March 2000.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160103939 - Analysis of Laminate Structures, published April 2016.
  • 20050060130 - Modeling and analysis of objects having heterogeneous material properties, published March 2005.
Recent Publication(s)
  • The new frontiers in computational modeling of material structures. Regli W, Rossignac J, Shapiro V, Srinivasan V. CAD Computer Aided Design. 2016 Aug;77:73-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cad.2016.03.002.

  • Effective contact measures. Lysenko M, Shapiro V. CAD Computer Aided Design. 2016 Jan 1;70:134-143. doi: 10.1016/j.cad.2016.03.002.

  • Representation and analysis of additively manufactured parts. Nelaturi S, Shapiro V. CAD Computer Aided Design. 2015 Oct 1;67:13-23. doi: 10.1016/j.cad.2015.03.007.

  • Efficient 3D analysis of laminate structures using ABD-equivalent material models. Kumar G, Shapiro V. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 2015 Aug 17;106:41-55. doi: 10.1016/j.finel.2015.07.009.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program
Research Tools
Research Facilities
  • Spatial Automatic Laboratory
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-3591
Current University UW–Madison
Department Mechanical Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 2031 Mechanical Engineering Building
Address Line 2 1513 University Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.A., New York University, 1981
Master's Degree M.S., University of California-Los Angeles, 1983 MS, Cornell University, 1989
PhD Ph.D., Cornell University, 1991
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing