Advanced Research Laboratory for Multifunctional Lightweight Structures (ARL-MLS)

The Advanced Research Laboratory for Multifunctional Lightweight Structures (ARL-MLS) at the University of Toronto specializes in testing, simulation, and optimization of new material and structural designs in automotive, aerospace, nuclear, and biomedical applications. The ARL-MLS does research to meet testing and simulation challenges using high level testing and computational resources that focus on low and high frequency vibration testing, multidisciplinary design optimization, and continuum-to-atomistic multiscale modeling. Collaborations with companies and institutions enable ARL-MLS to develop state of the art technology solutions and implement the cutting edge research accomplished in its research facilities.


Lassonde Mining Building – Room MB110
University of Toronto
170 College Street
Toronto, Ontario

Areas of Expertise

Biofuel applications
Morphing wing design
Vibration and noise reduction


Material R&D
Product R&D
Facility Access & Testing

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Published: September 14, 2021

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