Kurt Maute

Joseph Negler Professor, Director of CAS
Contact Information:
Maute@colorado.edu
303-735-2103

Office Location: ECAE 183

Focus Area

Structural & Material Systems

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, with highest honors, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 1998
Dipl.-Ing. Aerospace Engineering, with highest honors, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992

Professional Experience

2012-present, Associate Dean for Research
2012-present, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2006-2012, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2000-2006, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1998-2000, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Center for Aerospace Structures, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1992-1998, Research Associate, Institute of Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Awards (selected)

Joseph Negler Professorship (2011-present)
H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow (2006-2011)
Dean's Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado at Boulder (2005)
NSF Career Award (2004)
Award for Excellent Research, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Research Interests

Structural topology and shape optimization, multidisciplinary optimization, optimization of aeroelastic systems, adaptive discretization methods in structural optimization, optimization of materially nonlinear structures