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September 5, 2023
by Eliot Aretskin-Hariton
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OpenMDAO / Uncertainty Quantification Internship

NASA is sponsoring internships focused around Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) during summer of 2024. To better understand the potential impact of new aircraft and technologies, these uncertainties must be modeled. UQ is a process in by which these unknown factors can … Continue reading

August 8, 2023
by Eliot Aretskin-Hariton
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OpenMDAO / Aviary Internships

Summer 2024 Internship applications to work with the OpenMDAO / Aviary team modelling traditional and novel aircraft in Aviary are open through August 31, 2023. Aviary will be an open-source, aircraft preliminary design tool, which will be launched in December … Continue reading

January 9, 2023
by Eliot Aretskin-Hariton
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Happy New Year from the OpenMDAO Team

We are continuing to tackle the requests for capabilities and features which came up at the OpenMDAO workshop in October 2022. Given the new year, we will be updating our roadmap soon to plan a general path for development in … Continue reading

November 17, 2022
by Eliot Aretskin-Hariton
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2022 Workshop Proceedings

PDFs of the presentations are available below. Videos of the presentations have been uploaded to youtube and linked here after they are edited in the coming month. Check this post for updates. Government and Industry Presentations Academia Presentations

August 30, 2022
by Justin Gray
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2022 OpenMDAO Workshop — Now with more Mphys!

With the OpenMDAO community converging (pun intended!) on NASA Glenn Research Center for theOpenMDAO Workshop, the Mphys community will be using the opportunity to hold a one day workshop on Oct. 26th. That is ‚Äčimmediately following the OpenMDAO Workshop on … Continue reading

July 25, 2022
by Justin Gray
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In-person OpenMDAO Workshop October 24/25

The OpenMDAO workshop is returning to the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Ohio on October 24-25th. Signup for a seat now! We have a few open slots for external presentations, and you can propose a topic when you sign … Continue reading

July 13, 2022
by Justin Gray
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A new FREE text book on MDO!

Professors Martins and Ning have published a new text book on multidisciplinary design optimization, and they’ve generously decided to give the digital version away for free! There are good lessons on Problem formulation (Section 1.2), comparisons of gradient-based and gradient-free … Continue reading

March 22, 2022
by Justin Gray
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You want reports? I’ll give you reports — V3.17

OpenMDAO can produce a bunch of very useful report like the N2 diagram, and the scaling report. However, we noticed that a lot of users didn’t know they existed, or did know but didn’t think to generate them during development/debugging. … Continue reading

November 19, 2021
by Justin Gray
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OpenMDAO V3.14: I feel the need — the need for speed

OpenMDAO V3.14 is chocked full of speedy goodness. You can check out the full release notes for all the details, but I wanted to highlight two key developments that each give speed in their own special way Faster Structured Interpolation … Continue reading

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