Armin Geiser, M.Sc.

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Curriculum Vitae

since 2016 Research Associate at the Chair of Structural Analysis, Prof. Dr.-Ing. K.-U. Bletzinger
2015 - 2016 Computational Engineer, CASTOS Technologies UG
2014 - 2015 EXIST scholarship holder, Technische Universität München
2011 - 2013 Student of Civil Engineering M.Sc., Technische Universität München
2008 - 2011 Student of Civil Engineering B.Sc., Technische Universität München
2008 Abitur at Gewerbeoberschule Oskar von Miller, Meran


  • Node-based structural optimization
  • Shape adaptive structures


  • Non-linear Finite Element Methods
  • Surveying of student reports



  • Geiser, Armin; Antonau, Ihar; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: Aggregated Formulation of Geometric Constraints for Node-based Shape Optimization with Vertex Morphing. 14th International Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control, 2021, 80-94 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Ghantasala, Aditya; Diller, Johannes; Geiser, Armin; Wenzler, David; Siebert, Dorina; Radlbeck, Christina; Wüchner, Roland; Mensinger, Martin; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: Node-Based Shape Optimization and Mechanical Test Validation of Complex Metal Components and Support Structures, Manufactured by Laser Powder Bed Fusion. In: Advances in Manufacturing, Production Management and Process Control. Springer International Publishing, 2021 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Ghantasala, Aditya; Najian Asl, Reza; Geiser, Armin; Brodie, Andrew; Papoutsis, Efthymios; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe: Realization of a Framework for Simulation-Based Large-Scale Shape Optimization Using Vertex Morphing. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2021 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )


  • Chen, Long; Bletzinger, Kai-Uwe; Geiser, Armin; Wüchner, Roland: A modified search direction method for inequality constrained optimization problems using the singular-value decomposition of normalized response gradients. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2019 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )


  • Baumgärtner D.; Geiser A.; Breitenberger M-; Bletzinger K.-U.: Integration of node-based shape optimization in computer-aided design workflows. 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Geiser A.,Wüchner R., Bletzinger K.-U.: Variable filter radii for Vertex Morphing based design of adaptive structures. Proceedings of the 7th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Geiser A.; Baumgärtner D.; Wüchner R.; Bletzinger K.-U.: Assessment of filter properties and the numerical treatment in context of Vertex Morphing. 12th World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation, 2017 more… BibTeX