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June 12, 2020
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Come to a discussion about MDO Community Test Problems

Despite AIAA Aviation 2020 moving to a virtual format, there is still a chance for some “in person” discussion via video conferencing software. On Monday June 15th, at 2:00 Eastern Time, I’ll be leading a discussion about development of a … Continue reading

May 1, 2020
by Justin Gray
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OpenMDAO V3.1.0 Released

V3.1.0 has quite a few new features and a few small tweaks to the API (we’ve deprecated the old APIs). You can read all the details in the release notes, but here are a few highlights: we tweaked the definition … Continue reading

April 22, 2020
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YouTube lectures on various optimization topics

When working in the office, I rely heavily on white boards for technical problem solving. Thanks to the the pandemic I’m working from home and deprived of my critical white boards. So I’ve been forced to “innovate” and learn to … Continue reading

April 1, 2020
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Stay healthy, keep calm and optimize

TL;DR We built an optimization problem using OpenMDAO, Dymos, and the basic SIR model. The code is on github here. The corona virus pandemic is being tracked with a set of mathematical models, that are tuned to match the data … Continue reading

March 14, 2020
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Say goodbye to IndepVarComp… POEM_015

TL;DR — Check out the proposed POEM_015 for details on how we think we can get rid of the need to manually specify an IndepVarComp in your models. The IndepVarComp has been a part of OpenMDAO since the start of … Continue reading

March 10, 2020
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OpenMDAO V3.0 is out

Version 3.0 is a major release, but not because of any massive new functionality. It’s primarily because we removed all the deprecated APIs from V2.10. So that means that this upgrade is definitely going to break some user code out … Continue reading

February 27, 2020
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OpenMDAO V2.10, now get ready for V3.0

OpenMDAO V2.10 is out in the wild now. You can see the docs here. This will be the last major release of OpenMDAO V2.X. In other words, there will be no V2.11. This is an important release for two reasons: … Continue reading

January 21, 2020
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Expanding the Leadership Team for OpenMDAO

In 2019 the user base of OpenMDAO grew quite substantially. In order to better support the growing users base, we’re excited to announce a new leadership team for the OpenMDAO project: Rob Falck, Development Team Lead: overseeing the execution of … Continue reading

January 21, 2020
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2019 OpenMDAO Workshop Videos are Online

Thank you to all who attended the workshop in person. The dev team got a lot out of your feedback and insights. We really enjoyed getting to know all of you in person and we’re looking forward to hosting the … Continue reading

December 4, 2019
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OpenMDAO has won a 2019 R&D 100 Award!

We are proud to announce that OpenMDAO has won a 2019 R&D 100 Award in the Software and Services category. The development team honored to be given this recognition, but we can’t take all the credit. It is really thanks … Continue reading

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