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[edit] Faculty


[edit] Doctoral Candidates

[edit] Fadel

  • Ivan Mata
    • Affordance based design for variant design
    • Expected Graduation: Aug 2015
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2011
  • Meng Xu
    • Network Target coordination for complex systems
    • Expected Graduation: May 2015
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2011
  • Qing Mao
    • Ultrasonic Consolidation
    • Expected Graduation: Aug 2015
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2011
  • Jingyuan Yan
    • Metamaterial manufacturing
    • Expected Graduation: Aug 2016
    • Joined the Lab: Spring 2013
  • Anthony Garland
    • Representation of Multi-materials
    • Expected Graduation: August 2017
    • Joined the Lab: Spring 2014
  • Nafiseh Masoudi
    • Packaging optimization
    • Expected Graduation: August 2018
    • Joined the Lab: Fall 2014
  • Chen Mo
    • Affordance design
    • Joined the Lab: Fall 2014
    • Expected Graduation: Aug 2016 (PhD from Nanjing Univ. China)

[edit] Kurz

[edit] Mocko

  • Rahul Renu
    • Product Lifecycle Management: Bridging the gap between design and manufacturing
    • Expected Graduation: Aug. 2015
    • Joined the Lab: Dec. 2011 (as Grad)

[edit] Summers

  • Keith Phelan
    • Configuration management in design for manufacturability of product families
    • Expected Graduation: May 2016
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2012
  • Mohammad Fazelpour
    • Computational Design Synthesis of Meso-structures
    • Expected Graduation: May 2015
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2012
  • Amaninder Gill
    • Expected Graduation: May 2017
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2014
  • Marcus Yoder
    • Expected Graduation: May 2017
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2014
  • James Mathieson
    • Design Project State Prediction
    • Expected Graduation: May 2014
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2008 (as UG); May 2009 (as Grad)

[edit] Masters Students

[edit] Fadel

  • Areeb Khan
    • Value Shell and innovation
    • Joined the Lab: Spring 2014

[edit] Kurz

[edit] Mocko

[edit] Summers

  • Steven O'Shields
    • TBD
    • Expected Graduation: May 2016
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Joined the Lab: Aug 2014
  • Varun Rawal
    • TBD
    • Expected Graduation: May 2015
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Joined the Lab: Jan 2014
  • Sudarshan Sridhar
    • TBD
    • Expected Graduation: May 2015
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Joined the Lab: Jan 2014
  • Jay Dhulia
    • TBD
    • Expected Graduation: May 2015
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Joined the Lab: Jan 2014
  • Justin Moylan
    • TBD
    • Expected Graduation: May 2016
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Joined the Lab: Aug 2014

[edit] Undergraduate Students

[edit] Alumni

A Google Scholar Citation Set for the Theses and Dissertations from the CEDAR Group: link

[edit] Post Doctoral Fellows

  • Dr. Paolo Guarneri: 2009-2013, Research Associate, Currently Research Faculty at Cluj Technical University, Romania
  • Dr. Jonathan R. A. Maier: 2005-2007, Research Associate, Currently faculty member in General Engineering, Clemson University
  • Dr. James Gibert: 2010-2013, Research associate and visiting professor, currently faculty member at Clarkson University.
  • Dr. Jaehyung Ju: 2008-2011, Research Associate, Currently a faculty member at University of North Texas (UNT), Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE). UNT-MEE Department
  • Dr. Vincent Blouin: Currently a Faculty Member in the Architecture and Material Science and Engineering departments at Clemson University.
  • Dr. Sundeep Samson: 2007-2009, Post Doctoral Fellow, currently analyst at Walmart, Arkansas
  • Dr. Julie Lassiter: 2002-2004, Post Doctoral Fellow, currently lecturer in Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University

[edit] PHD

  • Noah Welsh
    • Graduated: May 2014
    • A Computational Model of Memetic Evolution: Optimizing Collective Intelligence
    • Advisor: Summers/Marion
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2012
    • Currently: Post-doc at University of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • Shraddha Joshi
    • Joined the Lab: Nov 2008
    • Graduated: December 2013
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Dissertation: Understanding the Role of Requirements in Engineering Design by Novices
    • Currently: Post-doctoral Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University with Dr. Jonathan Cagan
  • Essam Namouz
    • Graduated: August 2013
    • Advisor: Summers/Kurz
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2008 (as UG); Jan. 2009 (as Grad)
    • Currently: Senior Project Engineer at Techtronic Industries
  • Parikshit Mehta
    • Computational Modeling of Social Ideation
    • Advisor: Summers/Mears
    • Graduated: August 2013
    • Joined the Lab: Aug. 2011
    • Currently: Senior Process Control Engineer at Alcoa
  • Wenshan Wang:
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: December 2012
    • Currently Program Manager at Dräxlmaier
  • Sudhakar Teegavarapu: 2005-2009, Ph.D., "", May 2009. Currently Senior Engineer in Rolling Processes at Siemens.
  • Srinivasan Anandan: 2004-2008, Ph.D., "", August 2008. Currently Senior Engineer and API Researcher at .
  • Sertac Pehlivan: 2002-2006, Ph.D., “Representation for Integration of Computer Aided Fixture Design Systems”, Dec. 2006. Currently Vice-President of Programming for Ebru TV
  • Beshoy Morkos Computational Representation and Reasoning Support for Requirements Change Management in Complex System Design
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Currently: Assistant Professor Florida Institute of Technology
  • Chiradeep Sen Computational Reasoning and Representation Support for Function Based Design
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Graduated: 2011
    • Currently: Assistant Professor Florida Institute of Technology
  • Prabhu Shankar Integrating Requirements and Parameters for Post-Production Design Change Support
    • Advisor: Summers
    • Currently: Oshkosh Corporation - JLG
  • Chris Czech Multiscale optimization for Metamaterial design
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: August 2012
    • Currently: Corvid Technologies
  • James Gibert Dynamics of Ultrasonic Consolidation
    • Advisor: Fadel/Austin
    • Graduated: December 2009
    • Currently: Clarkson University
  • Santosh Tiwari Development and Integration of Geometric and Optimization Algorithms
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: August 2009
    • Currently: GM Corporation
  • Hong Dong Physics Based shape morphing and packing for layout design
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: August 2008
    • Currently: Vanderplatz Research and Development Inc.
  • Yuna Hu Optimal Design for Additive Manufacturing of Heterogeneous Objects
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: December 2005
    • Currently: Apple
  • Jonathan Maier Foundations of Affordance Based Design
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: December 2005
    • Currently: Clemson University
  • Yi Miao Packing Optimization of Engineering Problems
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: December 2005
    • Currently: Facebook - Big data
  • Stephane Morvan MMA-Rep, A representation for Multimaterial Solids
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: May 2001
    • Currently: Ceraver, France
  • Jinhua Huang Heterogeneous component modeling and optimal design for manufacturing
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: December 2000
    • Currently: BAE Systems
  • Pierre Grignon Configuration Design Optimization Method
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: May 1999
    • Currently: Dassault Systemes
  • Yusheng Li Approximating the Pareto set of convex bi-criteria optimization problems to aid decision making in design
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: May 1999
    • Currently: GM corporation
  • Chuck Kirschman Using functions and metrics at the conceptual stage of design
    • Advisor: Fadel
    • Graduated: August 1996
    • Currently: Bentley

[edit] MS

[edit] Fadel

Luis Fernandez Felipe

  • Level sets for multimaterial optimization
  • Graduated: Aug 2013
  • Currently Ph.D. student at UIUC

Apurva Gokhale

  • Optimization of a flywheel
  • Graduated: Aug 2013
  • Joined the Lab: Spring 2013

Jun Hu

  • Advisor: Fadel
  • Graduated: August 2012
  • Currently: Ph. D. student at CU-ICAR

Karthik Ravindranath Agent based Packaging optimization

  • advisor: Fadel
  • currently: Detroit
  • Sravya Thoomu
  • Advisor: Fadel
  • Uncertainty and Risk in design
  • Graduated:
  • currently:
  • Niranjan Thyagaraja
  • Advisor: Fadel
  • Top level optimization for Metamaterial design
  • Graduated:
  • Currently:
  • Ravi Katragadda
  • Advisor: Fadel
  • Approximate modeling of underhood heat transfer
  • Graduated May 2012
  • Currently: GM
  • Sreekhanth Gondipalle
  • Advisor: Fadel
  • Approximate modeling of underhood heat transfer
  • Graduated: Dec 2011
  • currently: GM

Tulsi Ezhilan

  • advisor: Fadel
  • BMW Requirements Modeling
  • Graduated: Aug 2007

[edit] Kurz

[edit] Mocko

Abhiram Koneru

  • Knowledge representation and reasoning for time studies
  • Graduation: May 2014

Blake Linnerud

  • Incentives in Innovation
  • Graduation: May 2014

Zhuochen Shi

  • Ontological framework for Axiomatic Design
  • Graduation: August 2013

Liz Mathew

  • Hybrid Ideation Method for Conceptual Design

Shivraj Ranganathan

  • The effects of iteration on design creativity

Alex Lash

  • Requirements analysis

Kevin Murray

  • Biomimetic design

Dani George

  • Morphological analysis and options matrix exploration

Raveesh Ramachandran

  • Understanding the Role of Functions and Interactions in the Product Design, August 2011 CU Library
  • currently: Quality Engineer at Robert Bosch in Charleston, SC

Carl Lamar

  • Linguistic Analysis of Engineering Requirements, August 2009

Santosh Hiriyannaiah

  • Enhancement of information management capabilities in MDO framework CU Library

Pavan Kumar

  • Design process modeling: towards an ontology of engineering design activities CU Library

Sridhar Duddukuri

  • Information flow in enginering design projects

[edit] Summers

Sri Ram Mohinder Cherkadu Vasala

  • Structural Complexity Metrics Applied Against Function and Assembly Product Graphs in Predicting Market Price and Assembly Time
  • Graduation: Aug. 2014
  • Advisor: Summers
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2013

Samantha Thoe

  • Measuring Solvability through Structural Complexity Metrics (Non-Thesis)
  • Graduation: May 2014
  • Advisor: Summers
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2011

Emily Worinkeng

  • Requirements Role in Ideation
  • Graduation: December 2013
  • Advisor: Summers
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2011

Somaiah Thimmaiah

  • An Experimental Study on the Influence that Failure Number, Specialization, and Domain have on Confidence in Predicting System Failures
  • Graduation: May 2013
  • Advisor: Summers
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2011

David Griese

  • Finite Element Modeling and Design of Honeycomb Sandwich Panels for Acoustic Performance
  • Graduation: May 2012
  • Advisor: Summers
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2010

Aravind Shanthakumar

  • Automation of Duplicate Geometry Feature Recognition in CAD Assembly
  • Graduation: August 2012
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2010

Tim Hess

  • Prototyping in Early Stage Engineering Design
  • Graduation: August 2012
  • Joined the Lab: January 2011
  • Currently: Associate Engineer, Engineering Development Program, Polaris Industries, Inc.

Eric Owensby

  • Automation of Design for Assembly method
  • Expected Graduation: May 2012
  • Joined the Lab: Aug 2010

Avinash Kolla

  • Development of Computational Support Methods for Tire-Sand Traction Systems
  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Special Projects Engineer at Jacobs Engineering in Houston, TX
  • Contact

Jesse Schultz

  • Modeling and Finite Element Analysis Methods for the Dynamic Crushing of Honeycomb Cellular Meso-Structures, May 2011 CU Library
  • advisors: Summers, Thompson
  • currently: Product Design and Analysis Engineer at Force Protection Industries, Inc. in Charleston, SC
  • Contact

Gary Palmer

  • Design and Construction of Lunar Endurance Testing Apparatus, August 2010
  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: PhD student in Industrial Engineering at Clemson Unversity

Jay Richardson Concept Generation in Morphological Charts, December 200

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: E-Z Go Golf Carts

Luke Berglind Cellular Structure Materials, August 2010

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: PhD Student at University of North Carolina - Charlotte

Eddie Smith Requirements: Case Study on Challenging Requirements, May 2010

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Associate Engineer at Fluor

Jon Osborn Collaborative Design Center: Definition of Hardware, Software, and Peopleware, August 2009

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Project Manager for SCRA

Rachel Hannah Prototyping: Experimental Studies on Abstraction and Representation, August 2009

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Manufacturing Engineer for Boeing

Ashwin Michaelraj Prototyping: Validation of Classification Taxonomy, May 2009

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Product Engineer with Trane in OK
  • contact

David Stowe Prototyping: Industry, Government, and Academic Case Studies, May 2009

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Analyst Engineer with Corvid Technologies in Mooresville, NC
  • contact

Stuart Miller, Three Design Tool Focused Case Studies of Mechanical Engineering Design Projects, August 2008

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Development Engineer with TTI in Anderson, SC

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Beshoy Morkos, "Development of a LED Headlight: Thermal Management Concepts", May 2008. (non-thesis)

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: PHD student at Clemson University, Clemson, SC
  • contact

P. Jud Johnston, “The Role of Computer Aided Engineering in Developing a Combined Trash and Recycling Truck: A Case Study”, Dec. 2007.

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Applications Engineer with Corning, Greenville, NC

Greg Smith, “Morphological Charts: A Systematic Exploration of Qualitative Design Space”, Dec. 2007.

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Green Tire Designer with Michelin, Greenville, SC

Madhusudhan Kayyar, “Development of a Design Enabler Tool for Frame Analysis for a Small Enterprise: A Case Study”, Dec. 2007.

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Engineering Analyst with Gulfstream in GA

Murty Srinigam, “A Case Study on Design Exemplar as a Search and Retrieval Tool”, Dec. 2007.

  • advisor: Summers

Siva Chavali, “Case Study on Investigation into Rule Based Design Method”, Dec. 2007.

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Engineer with Schneider Electric in Seneca, SC

Ajay Nowlay, “Design of Tail Light Assembly Fixture for X5”, Aug. 2007. (non-thesis)

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Engineer with Siemens

Shashi Putti, “Design Exemplar: Dynamic Networks”, May 2007. CU Library

  • advisor: Summers

Mark Snider, “Extended Toolset for Reverse Engineering to Support Lightweight Engineering”, Aug. 2006. CU Library

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: Special Projects Engineer with ForceProtection in Charleston, SC

Timothy Troy, “Technology Innovation vs. Incentives for Influencing Public Policy”, May 2006. (non-thesis)

  • advisor: Summers

Bill Wetmore, “Investigation of Design Review Tools and Methods”, Dec. 2004. CU Library

  • advisor: Summers

Sudhere Bayanker, “A Comparative Study of CAD Input Devices”, Dec. 2004. (MS in Industrial Engineering) CU Library

  • advisor: Summers

Ameya Divekar, “The Design Exemplar: Foundation for a CAD Query Language”, Aug. 2004. CU Library

  • advisor: Summers
  • currently: CAD Development Engineer at 3D PLM Software in Pune, India
  • contact

Gunturi, S., “Development of a Collaborative CAD System to Support Distributed Querying Using PDA Hardware”, Dec. 2003. (non-thesis).

  • advisor: Summers

Karen Ostergaard, “Investigation of Resistance to Information Flow in the Collaborative Design Process”, Dec. 2002. CU Library

  • advisor: Summers

[edit] Undergraduate

[edit] RESUME COLLECTION

  1. Rahul Sharan Renu (MS, August2013; PhD, December 2015): Media:Rahul_Renu_resume.pdf
  2. Avinash Kolla (MS, August 2010): Media:KOLLA_RESUME.pdf
  3. Essam Namouz (MS, December 2010): Media:Enamouz_Resume_6_7_2010.pdf
  4. Jay Richardson (MS, December 2010): Media:Richardson_Resume.pdf
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