AAL won the SG Mark Award 2017 for RBFOpt­­­­, a model-based, black-box optimization library and Opossum (OPtimizatiOn System with SUrrogate Models)­­­, an easy-to-use optimisation tool for architectural designers based on RBFOpt developed by Thomas Wortmann in collaboration with Giacomo Nannicini of IBM T. J. Watson Research Center.
The development of RBFOpt­­­­ and Opossum were made possible through the generous support of IDC research grants.