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Timothy Simpson

Paul Morrow Professor in Engineering Design and Manufacturing

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs

209 Leonhard Building

tws8@psu.edu

814-863-7136

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Design & Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Mechanical Sciences

Interest Areas:

Engineering design and design methodology, statistical approximations and design of experiments, and product family and product platform design

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1994
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998

Publications

Books

  • Timothy W Simpson, R. J. Jiao, Z. Siddique and K. Hölttä-Otto, 2013, Advances in product family and product platform design: Methods and applications, Springer, New York, NY
  • Timothy W Simpson, Z. Siddique and J. Jiao, 2005, Product platform and product family design: Methods and applications

Book, Chapters

  • Timothy W Simpson, D. Carlsen, M. Malone and J. Kollat, 2011, Trade space exploration: Assessing the benefits of putting designers 'back-in-the-loop' during engineering optimization, Springer, London, UK, pp. 131-152

Parts of Book

  • Z. Pirmoradi, G. G. Wang and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, A review of recent literature in product family design and platform-based product development, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 1-46
  • S. K. Moon and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, Platform valuation for product family design, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 179-198
  • A. Khajavirad, J. J. Michalak and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, Solving the joint product platform selection and product family design problem: An efficient decomposed multiobjective genetic algorithm with generalized commonality, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 271-294
  • R. Khire, J. Wang, T. Bailey, Y. Lin and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, Product family commonality selection using optimization and interactive visualization, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 449-471
  • G. Nadadur, M. B. Parkinson and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, Application of the generational variety index: A retrospective study of iPhone evolution, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 737-751
  • Timothy W Simpson, R. J. Jiao, Z. Siddique and K. Hölttä-Otto, 2013, Product family and product platform design: Looking forward, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 777-791
  • R. Shah, P. M. Reed and Timothy W Simpson, 2011, Many-objective evolutionary optimization and visual analytics for product family design, Springer, London, pp. 137-159
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson, J. Sh and, S. R. T. Kumara , 2011, A platform identification method for service family design using a process model and a clustering method, Springer, London, UK, pp. 151-170
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2010, Market-based strategic platform design for a product family using a Bayesian game, World Scientific Press, Hackensack, NJ, pp. 338-356
  • S. K. Moon, X. Chang, J. Terpenny, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2010, Toward a knowledge support system for product family design, World Scientific Press, Hackensack, NJ, pp. 297-318
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2010, A multi-agent system for recommending customized families of products, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 35-48
  • K. Leis, M. Castellani, Timothy W Simpson, R. Stone, W. Wood and W. Regli, 2007, Fundamentals and applications of reserve engineering in engineering design, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, pp. 127-159
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2007, Making your career competitive: Tips for rebounding when your career is rejected, pp. 12-17
  • Timothy W Simpson, Z. Siddique and J. Jiao, 2005, Platform-Based Product Family Development: Introduction and Overview, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 1-14
  • T. J. Marion and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, Platform Leveraging Strategies and Market Segmentation, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 107-129
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, Commonality Indices for Assessing Product Families, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 107-129
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2005, Methods for Optimizing Product Platforms and Product Families: Overview and Classification, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 133-156
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, An Activity-Based Costing Method to Support Product Family Design, Springer, New York, NY, pp. 335-358
  • Timothy W Simpson, W. Chen, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1999, Use of the Robust Concept Exploration Method to Facilitate the Design of a Family of Products, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 247-278
  • Timothy W Simpson, U. Lautenschlager and F. Mistree, 1998, Mass Customization in the Age of Information: The Case for Open Engineering Systems, Ablex Publishing, Greenwich, CT, pp. 49-71

Journal Articles

  • Sangjin Jung and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "An Integrated Approach to Product Family Redesign Using Commonality and Variety Metrics", Research in Engineering Design, 27, (4)
  • Alex Dunbar, Erik Denlinger, Jared Heigel, Pan Michaleris, P. Guerrier, Rich Martukanitz and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Experimental In Situ Distortion and Temperature Measurements During the Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing Process", Additive Manufacturing, 12, (A)
  • Mehmet Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Quantifying Tradeoffs to Reduce Dimensionality of Complex Design Optimization Problems and Expedite Trade Space Exploration", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 54, (2)
  • Kevin Otto, Katja Hölttä-Otto, Timothy W Simpson, Dieter Krause, S Ripperda and Seung-Ki Moon, 2016, "Global Views on Modular Design Research: Linking Alternative Methods to Support Modular Product Family Concept Development", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 138, (7)
  • Owen Hildreth, Abdalla Nassar, Kevin Chase and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Dissolvable Metal Supports for 3D Direct Metal Printing", 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, 3, (2)
  • Y Ji, Y Lou, M Qu, John David Rowatt, F Zhang, Timothy W Simpson and Long-Qing Chen, 2016, "Predicting Coherency Loss of Gamma'' Precipitates in IN718 Superalloy", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47, (6)
  • Adrienne Crivaro, Robert Sheridan, Mary I Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2016, "Bistable snap-through compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27, (15)
  • Landen Bowen, Springsteen Kyra, Mary I Frecker and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Trade Space Exploration of Magnetically Actuated Origami Mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 8, (3)
  • Timothy W Simpson, Christopher Williams and Michael Hripko, 2016, "Preparing Industry for Additive Manufacturing and Its Applications: Summary & Recommendations from a National Science Foundation Workshop", Additive Manufacturing
  • Sangjin Jung and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "New Modularity Indices for Modularity Assessment and Clustering of Product Architecture", Journal of Engineering Design
  • J Chang, K Jung, W Kim, S K Moon, Freivalds, Timothy W Simpson and S P Baik, 2014, "Effects of weight balance on 3D TV shutter type glasses: Subjective discomfort and physical contact load on the nose", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, (6), pp. 801-809
  • S. K. Moon, K. J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2014, "Platform design variable identification for a product family using multi-objective particle swarm optimization", Research in Engineering Design, 25, (2), pp. 95-108
  • F AC Viana, Timothy W Simpson, V Balabanov and V Toropov, 2014, "Metamodeling in multidisciplinary design optimization: How far have we really come?", AIAA Journal, 52, (4), pp. 670-690
  • I. J. Petrick and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, "3D printing disrupts manufacturing: How economies of one create new rules of competition", Research Technology Management, 56, (6), pp. 12-16
  • K. Grantham, G. E. Okudan Kremer, Timothy W Simpson and O. Ashour, 2013, "A study on situated cognition: Product dissection’s effect on redesign activities", Advances in Engineering Education, 3, (4)
  • G. E. Okudan Kremer, Timothy W Simpson and O.` Ashour, 2013, "An exploration of the effectiveness of product archaeology in an undergraduate engineering curriculum: What can a five-hour curriculum do?", Advances in Engineering Education, 3, (4)
  • M. J. Woodruff, P. M. Reed and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, "Many objective visual analytics: Rethinking the design of complex engineered systems", Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization, 48, (1), pp. 201-219
  • T. J. Marion, J. H. Friar and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "New product development practices and early-stage firms: Two in-depth case studies", Journal of Product Innovation Management, 29, (4), pp. 639-654
  • J. J.-W. Yoo, S. R. T. Kumara and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "Modular product design using cyberinfrastructure for global manufacturing", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 12, (3), pp. 10
  • Timothy W Simpson, S. Brennan, L. A. Slingerland, A. Bobuk, D. Logan and K. Reichard, 2012, "From user requirements to commonality specifications: An integrated approach to product family design", Research in Engineering Design, 23, (2), pp. 141-153
  • Timothy W Simpson, L. Zhang, M. Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2012, "Supporting knowledge exploration and discovery in multi-dimensional data with interactive multiscale visualization", Journal of Engineering Design, 23, (1), pp. 23-47
  • Timothy W Simpson and J. R. R. A. Martins, 2011, "Multidisciplinary design optimization for complex engineered systems: Report from a National Science Foundation workshop", Journal of Mechanical Design, 133, (10), pp. 10
  • J. K. Allen, S. Azarm and Timothy W Simpson, 2011, "Designing complex engineered systems", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 133, (10), pp. 2
  • D. Wolf, J. Hyland, Timothy W Simpson and X. Zhang, 2011, "The importance of training for trade space exploration: A study of novice and expert users", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 11, (3), pp. 11
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2010, "A methodology for knowledge discovery to support product family design", Annals of Operations Research, 174, (1), pp. 201-218
  • C. Binz, D. B. Spencer, D. A. Levin and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Designing for the space environment via trade space exploration", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 47, (6), pp. 1070-1073
  • W. Regli, J. B. Kopena, M. Grauer, Timothy W Simpson, R. Stone, K. Lewis, M. Bohm, D. Wilkie, M. Piecyk and J. Osecki, 2010, "Semantics for digital engineering archives supporting engineering design education", AI Magazine, 31, (1), pp. 37-50
  • R. S. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Improving cost effectiveness in an existing product line using component product platforms", International Journal of Production Research, 48, (11), pp. 3299-3317
  • F. Gao, G. Xiao and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Identifying functional modules using generalized directed graphs: Definition and application", Computers in Industry, 61, (3), pp. 260-269
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Recommending a platform leveraging strategy based on the homogeneous or heterogeneous nature of a product line", Journal of Engineering Design, 21, (1), pp. 93-110
  • G. Stump, S. Lego, M. Yukish, Timothy W Simpson and J. A. Donndelinger, 2009, "Visual steering commands for trade space exploration: User-guided sampling with example", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 9, (4), pp. 10
  • M. Devendorf, K. Lewis, Timothy W Simpson, R. B. Stone and W. C. Regli, 2009, "Evaluating the use of digital product repositories to enhance product dissection activities in the classroom", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 9, (4), pp. 8
  • A. Khajavirad, J. Michalek and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "An efficient decomposed multiobjective genetic algorithm for solving the joint product platform selection and product family design problem with generalized commonality", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 39, (2), pp. 187-201
  • T. J. Marion and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "New product development practice application to an early-stage firm: The case of the PaperPro® StackMaster", Design Studies, 30, (5), pp. 561-587
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "Henry Ford and the Model T: Lessons for product platforming and mass customization", Design Studies, 30, (5), pp. 588-605
  • X. Ye, H. J. Thevenot, F. Alizon, J. K. Gerhenson, K. Khadke, Timothy W Simpson and S. B. Shooter, 2009, "Using product family evaluation graphs in product family design", International Journal of Product Research, 47, (13), pp. 3559-3585
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "A method for benchmarking product family design alternatives", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 131, (4), pp. 9
  • D. Kumar, W. Chen and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "A market-driven approach to product family design", International Journal of Production Research, 47, (1), pp. 71-104
  • F. Alizon, C. Williams, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "Merge-based design: A new method for managing variety and improving customization", International Journal of Mass Customization, 3, (1), pp. 1-17
  • D. E. Willis, R. R. Barton, Timothy W Simpson, S. Purao and S. T. Hunter, 2009, "Mapping design domains, bridging design cultures", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Guest Editorial, 131, (8), pp. 080201-1 - 08201-2
  • Timothy W Simpson, R. R. Barton and D. Celento, 2008, "Interdisciplinary by design", ASME Mechanical Engineering Magazine Special Design Issue, 130, (9), pp. 30-33
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson, J. Shu and S. R. T. Kumara, 2008, "A method for platform identification to support service family design", International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, 3, (3/4), pp. 294-317
  • M. Ogot, G. Kremer, J. Lamancusa and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Developing a framework for disassemble/analyze/assemble (DAA) activities in engineering education", Journal of Design Research, 7, (2), pp. 120-135
  • M. R. Bohm, R. B. Stone, Timothy W Simpson and E. D. Steva, 2008, "Introduction to a data schema: The inner workings of a design repository", Computer-Aided Design, 40, (7), pp. 801-811
  • S. K. Moon, J. Park, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2008, "A dynamic multi-agent system based on the negotiation mechanism for product family design", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 5, (2), pp. 234-244
  • J. Fu, Timothy W Simpson and S. B. Joshi, 2008, "Shape differentiation of freeform surfaces using a similarity measure based on an integral of Gaussian curvature", Computer-Aided Design, 403, pp. 311-323
  • R. S. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "A method to improve platform leveraging in a market segmentation grid for an existing product line", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130, (3), pp. 031403-1 - 031403-11
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Toward an activity-based costing system for product families and product platforms in the early stages of development", International Journal of Production Research, 46, (1), pp. 99-130
  • J. Jiao, Timothy W Simpson and Z. Siddique, 2007, "Product family design and platform-based product development: A state-of-the-art review", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 18, (1), pp. 5-29
  • S. B. Shooter, C. M. Evans and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Building a better ice scraper-a case in product platforms for the entrepreneur", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 18, (1), pp. 159-170
  • M. Van Wie, R. Stone, H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Examination of platform and differentiating elements in product design", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 18, (1), pp. 77-96
  • T. J. Marion, H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "A cost-based mythology for evaluating product platform commonality sourcing decisions with two examples", International Journal of Production Research, 45, (22), pp. 5285-5308
  • Timothy W Simpson, K. Barron, L. Rothrock, M. Frecker, R. R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2007, "Graphical user interfaces for engineering design: Impact of response delay and training on user performance", Reearch in Engineering Design, 18, (2), pp. 49-65
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "A comprehensive metric for evaluating commonality in a product family", Journal of Engineering Design, 18, (6), pp. 577-598
  • H. J. Thevenot, Timothy W Simpson, F. Alizon and S. B. Shooter, 2007, "A method to manage the tradeoff between diversity and commonality during product family design", Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 15, (2), pp. 127-139
  • F. Alizon, K. Khadke, H. J. Thevenot, J. K. Gershenson, T. J. Marion, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Frameworks for product design and development", Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 15, (2), pp. 187-199
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Improving an existing product family based on commonality/diversity, modularity, and cost", Design Studies, 28, (4), pp. 387-409
  • Timothy W Simpson, M. Frecker, L. Rothrock and R. R. Barton, 2007, "Graphical and text-based design interfaces for parameter design of an I-beam, desk lamp, aircraft wing, and job shop manufacturing system", Engineering with Computers, 23, (2), pp. 93-107
  • J. Nanda, H. J. Thevenot, Timothy W Simpson, R. B. Stone, M. Bohm and S. B. Shooter, 2007, "Product family design knowledge representation, aggregation, reuse, and analysis", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Anlysis and Manufacturing, 21, (2), pp. 173-193
  • R. S. Farrell, Timothy W Simpson, G. Stump and J. Park, 2007, "A prototype web-based custom product specification system", International Journal of Mass Customization, 2, (1/2), pp. 161-178
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Guidelines to minimize variation when estimating product line commonality through product family dissection", Design Studies, 28, (2), pp. 175-194
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A methodology to manage system-level uncertainty during conceptual design", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128, (4), pp. 959-968
  • S. E. Gano, J. E. Renaud, J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Update strategies for Kriging models for using in variable fidelity optimization", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • J. Nanda, Timothy W Simpson, S. R. T. Kumara and S. B. Shooter, 2006, "Product family ontology development using formal concept analysis and web ontology language", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Reuse of manufacturing knowledge to facilitate platform-based product realization", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Commonality indices for product family design: A detailed comparison", Journal of Engineering Design
  • L. Rothrock, K. Barron, Timothy W Simpson, M. Frecker, R. R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2006, "Applying the proximity compatibility and the control-display compatibility principles to engineering design interfaces", Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing
  • S. M. Clark, J. H. Griebsch and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Analysis of support vector regression for approximation of complex engineering anlayses", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 127, (6), pp. 1077-1087
  • C. D. McAllister, Timothy W Simpson, K. Hacker, K. Lewis and A. Messac, 2005, "Integrating Linear Physical Programming within Collaborative Optimization for Multiobjective Multidisciplinary Design Optimization", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 29, (3), pp. 178-189
  • C. B. Ligetti and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Metamodel-Driven Design Optimization Using Integrative Graphical Design Interfaces: Results from a Job Shop Manufacturing Simulation", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 5, (1), pp. 8-17
  • J. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "On Using Kriging Models as Probabilistic Models in Design", SAE Transactions, 5, pp. 129-139
  • S. B. Shooter, Timothy W Simpson, S. R. T. Kumara, R. B. Stone and J. P. Terpenny, 2005, "Toward a Multi-Agent Information Infrastructure for Product Family Planning and Mass Customization", International Journal of Mass Customization, 1, (1), pp. 134-155
  • G. Q. Huang, Timothy W Simpson and B. J. Pine, 2005, "The Power of Product Platforms in Mass Customization", International Journal of Mass Customization, 1, (1), pp. 1-13
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Development of a production cost estimation framework to support product family design", International Journal of Product Research, 43, (4), pp. 731-772
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "On the Use of Kriging Models to Approximate Deterministic Computer Models", AIAA Journal, 43, (4), pp. 853-863
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization", Aerospace America-Special 2005 Year in Review Issue, 43, (12), pp. p. 34
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. J. Medeiros, S. B. Joshi, A. Lehtihet, R. A. Wysk, G. R. Pierce and T. A. Litzinger, 2004, "A New Course for Integrating Design, Manufacturing, and Production into the Engineering Curriculum", International Journal of Engineering Education, 20, (5), pp. 764-776
  • A. Srivastava, K. Hacker, K. Lewis and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "A Method for Using Legacy Data for Metamodel-based Design of Large-Scale Systems", Structural and Multidiscplinary Optimization, 28, (2-3), pp. 146-155
  • Timothy W Simpson, A. J. Booker, D. Ghosh, A. A. Giunta, P. N. Koch and R.-J. Yang, 2004, "Approximation Methods in Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization: A Panel Discussion", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 27, (5), pp. 302-313
  • Timothy W Simpson and B. D'Souza, 2004, "Assessing Variable Levels of Platform Commonality within a Product Family Using a Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm", Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 12, (2), pp. 119-130
  • G. G. Wang and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Fuzzy Clustering Based Hierarchical Metamodeling for Global Constrained Design Optimization", Engineering Optimization, 36, (3), pp. 313-335
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization", Aerospace America-Special 2004 Year in Review Issue, 41, (12), pp. p. 34
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2003, "Experiences with a Hands-on Activity to Contrast Craft Production and Mass Production in the Classroom", International Journal of Engineering Education, 19, (2), pp. 297-304
  • G. Hernandez, Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen, E. Bascaran, L. Avila and F. Salinas, 2001, "Robust Design of Families of Products with Production Modeling and Evaluation", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 123, (2), pp. 183-190
  • Timothy W Simpson, J. Peplinski, P. Koch and J. Allen, 2001, "Metamodels for Computer-Based Engineering Design: Survey and Recommendations", Engineering with Computers, 17, (2), pp. 129-150
  • Timothy W Simpson, J. Maier and F. Mistree, 2001, "Product Platform Design: Method and Application", Research in Engineering Design, 13, (1), pp. 2-22
  • M. Meekesheimer, R. Barton, Timothy W Simpson, F. Limayem and B. Yannou, 2001, "Metamodeling of Combined Discrete/Continuous Responses", AIAA Journal, 39, (10), pp. 1950-1959
  • B. Kulvatunyou, Timothy W Simpson, E. Halberg and B. Hodge, 2000, "Parametric Modeling Approach for Refiner Plate Design and Production", AFS Transactions, 108, pp. 673-683
  • W. Chen, Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1999, "Satisfying Ranged Sets of Design Requirements: A Design Metric Using Design Capability Indices", Engineering Optimization, 31, (4), pp. 615-639
  • P. Koch, Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1999, "Statistical Approximations for Multidisciplinary Optimization: The Problem of Size", Special Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Issue of Journal of Aircraft, 36, (1), pp. 275-286
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. Rosen, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1998, "Metrics for Assessing Design Freedom and Information Certainty in the Early Stages of Design", Journal of Mechanical Design, 120, (4), pp. 628-635
  • P Witherell, S Feng, Timothy W Simpson, D B Saint John, P Michaleris, Z K Liu, L Q Chen and R Martukanitz, , "Toward metamodels for composable and reusable additive manufacturing process models", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 136, (6), pp. 061025

Conference Proceedings

  • B. McDonnell, X.J. Guzman, M. Dolack, Timothy W Simpson and John M Cimbala, 2016, "3D Printing in the Wild: A Preliminary Investigation of Air Quality in College Maker Spaces", University of Texas at Austin, pp. 2456-2469, http://sffsymposium.engr.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/2016/196-McDonnell.pdf
  • S.N.R. Kantanareddy, Timothy W Simpson, Zoubeida Ounaies and Mary I Frecker, 2016, "3D Printing of Shape Changing Polymer Structures: Design and Characterization of Materials", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 2224-2235
  • D.B. Saint John, Timothy W Simpson, Sanjay B Joshi, L.Q. Chen, M. Qu, J.D. Rowatt and Y. Lou, 2016, "A Preliminary Evaluation of Variability due to Build Location and Powder Feedstock in Additive Manufacture of Inconel 718 using Laser-Based Powder Bed Fusion", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 542-557
  • Sangjin Jung, Timothy W Simpson, C.L. Bloebaum, H. Kannan, E. Winer and B.L. Mesmer, 2016, "A Value-Driven Design Approach to Optimize a Family of Front-loading Washing Machines", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-60240
  • S.N. Reddy, V Maranan, Timothy W Simpson, Todd Palmer and C.J. Dickman, 2016, "Application of Topology Optimization and Design for Additive Manufacturing Guidelines on an Automotive Component", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59719
  • M. Barclift, Sanjay B Joshi, Timothy W Simpson and C.J. Dickman, 2016, "Cost Modeling and Deprecitation for Reused Powder Feedstock in Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 2007-2028
  • C.S. Lefky, A.R. Nassar, Timothy W Simpson and O.J. Hildreth, 2016, "Dissolvable Metal Supports for 3D Direct Metal Printing", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 1604-1610
  • M. Unal, Gordon P Warn and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Introducing an Index to Quantify the Shape of a Pareto Front in Support of Many-Objective Trade Space Exploration", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59716
  • D.B. Saint John, Timothy W Simpson, Sanjay B Joshi, L.Q. Chen, M. Qu, J.D. Rowatt and Y. Lou, 2016, "Morphology and Grain Texture in As-Deposited and Heat Treated Inconel 718 Structures Produced using Laser-Based Powder Bed Fusion", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 530-541
  • Sangjin Jung and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Multidisciplinary Analysis and Product Family Optimization of Front-Loading Washing Machines", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59520
  • B.-M. Roh, Timothy W Simpson, Soundar R Tirupatikumara, Panagiotis Michaleris, P. Witherell and I. Assouroko, 2016, "Ontology-Based Laser and Thermal Metamodels for Metal-Based Additive Manufacturing", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-60233
  • J. Bartolai, Timothy W Simpson and R. Xie, 2016, "Predicting Strength of Thermoplastic Polymer Parts Produced using Additive Manufacturing", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 951-963
  • M. Woodruff and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Product Discovery with Many-Objective Visual Analytics", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-60239
  • M. Woodruff and Timothy W Simpson, 2016, "Product Exploration with Many-Objective Visual Analytics", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-60232
  • M. Woods, Meisel A. Nicolas, Timothy W Simpson and C.J. Dickman, 2016, "Redesigning a Reaction Control Thruster for Metal-Based Additive Manufacturing: A Case Study in Design for Additive Manufacturing", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59722
  • S.N.R Kantanareddy, Timothy W Simpson, Sanjay B Joshi, C.J. Dickman, El-Amine Lehtihet and Byeong-Min Roh, 2016, "Saving Weight with Metallic Lattice Structures: Design Challenges with a Real-World Example", University of Texas-Austin, pp. 2139-2154
  • J. Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Timothy W Simpson and E.A. Waterman, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing Its Impact on Students’ Prototyping Awareness", ASEE, pp. Paper ID #16011, https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/64/papers/16011/view
  • J. Menold, Timothy W Simpson and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing the Impact on Desirability, Feasibility, and Viability of End Designs", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-60225
  • S.N. Reddy, I. Ferguson, Mary I Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and C.J. Dickman, 2016, "Topology Optimization Software for Additive Manufacturing: Analysis of Current Capabilities and a Real-World Example", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59718
  • R. Lynn, Christopher Javellana Saldana, T. Kurfess, S.N.R. Kantareddy, Timothy W Simpson, Kathryn W Jablokow, T. Tucker, S. Tedia and C.B. Williams, 2016, "Toward Rapid Manufacturability Analysis Tools for Engineering Design Education", Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • R. Lynn, Kathryn W Jablokow, N. Reddy, Christopher Javellana Saldana, T. Tucker, Timothy W Simpson, T. Kurfess and C.B. Williams, 2016, "Using Rapid Manufacturability Analysis Tools to Enhance Design-for-Manufacturing Training in Engineering Education", ASME, pp. Paper No. IDETC2016-59295
  • P Witherell, S C Feng, Timothy W Simpson, D B Saint John, P Michaleris, Z K Liu, L Q Chen and R Martukanitz, 2014, "Toward metamodels for composable and reusable additive manufacturing process models"
  • T D Culbertson and Timothy W Simpson, 2014, "Using shape grammars to identify salient features in support of product family design"
  • J Cho, S R Miller, Timothy W Simpson and S B Shooter, 2014, "Effects of over-the-counter medication product family packaging design on knowledge acquisition and consumer preferences"
  • S Jung, Timothy W Simpson and O Asikoglu, 2014, "Using interfaces to drive module definition: Investigating the impact of a new design dependency measure"
  • S W Miller, Timothy W Simpson, M A Yukish, G Stump, B L Mesmer, E B Tibor, C L Bioebaum and E H Winer, 2014, "Toward a value-driven design approach for complex engineered systems using trade space exploration tools"
  • A Crivaro, R Sheridan, M Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and P Von Lockette, 2014, "Bistable snapthrough compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation"
  • C Lauff, Timothy W Simpson, M Frecker, Z Ounaies, S Ahmed, P Von Lockette, R Strzelec and R Sheridan, 2014, "Differentiating bending from folding in origami engineering using active materials"
  • L Bowen, M Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and P Von Lockette, 2014, "A dynamic model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the waterbomb base"
  • K Lewis, D Moore-Russo, P Cormier, A McKenna, A Johnson, A Carberry, Timothy W Simpson, C Tucker, G Kremer, S Zappe, S Shooter, C Kim, J Tranquillo, C Williams, L McNair, M Paretti, W Chen and D Gatchell, 2014, "Assessment of product archaeology as a framework for contextualizing engineering design"
  • M. Samperi, E. Chernow, Timothy W Simpson, S. Joshi, M. Talbot and R. Martukanitz, 2013, "Towards a process workflow for designing and fabricating parts using additive manufacturing", 2013 RAPID Conference and Exposition, Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • E. Chernow, M. Samperi, S. Joshi, Timothy W Simpson and R. Martukanitz, 2013, "A process planning framework for LENS metal additive manufacturing", Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Timothy W Simpson, E. Kisenwether and G. R. Pierce, 2013, "Driving entrepreneurial innovation through the Learning Factory: The power of interdisciplinary capstone design projects", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference
  • K. Otto, K. Hölttä-Otto and Timothy W Simpson, 2013, "Linking 10 years of modular design research: Alternative methods and tool chain sequences to support product platform design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • M. J. Woodruff, Timothy W Simpson and P. M. Reed, 2013, "Diagnostic analysis of metamodels' multivariate dependencies and their impacts in many-objective design optimization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • S. W. Miller, Timothy W Simpson, M. A. Yukish, L. A. Bennett, S. E. Lego and G. M. Stump, 2013, "Preference construction, sequential decision making, and trade space exploration", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • K. Lewis, D. Moore-Russo, P. Cormier, A. Olewink, G. Kremer, C. Tucker, Timothy W Simpson and O. Ashour, 2013, "The assessment of product archaeology as a platform for contextualizing engineering design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference
  • Y. Han, C. S. Tucker, Timothy W Simpson and E. Davidson, 2013, "A data mining trajectory clustering methodology for modeling indoor design space utilization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • Timothy W Simpson, M. Shaffer, E. C. Halpin, A. D. Vashaw and D. H. Evensen, 2013, "Integrating engineering and arts through capstone design: Creative campus meets the Learning Factory", 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
  • G. Stump, Timothy W Simpson, S. Oggianu and R. Khire, 2012, "Toward an interactive visualization environment for architecting microgrids in ultra low energy communities", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • K. Kang, Timothy W Simpson and G. E. Okudan, 2012, "Exposing students to cultural issues in rice cooker design through product archaeology", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference
  • G. Nadadur, W. Kim, A. R. Thomson, M. B. Parkinson and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "Strategic product design for multiple global markets", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory & Methodology Conference
  • G. Nadadur, M. B. Parkinson and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "Application of the generational variety index: A retrospective study of iPhone evolution", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference
  • J. Chang, K. Jung, S. K. Moon, W. Kim, A. Freivalds, Timothy W Simpson and S. P. Baik, 2012, "Determination of optimal location of circuit board and battery on 3D glasses by considering nose load and subjective discomfort", Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting, pp. 1877-1881
  • D. Hadka, P. M. Reed and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "Diagnostic assessment of the Borg MOEA for many-objective product family design problems", 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, pp. 986-995
  • Timothy W Simpson, G. E. Okudan, O. Ashour and K. Lewis, 2011, "From product dissection to product archaeology: Exposing students to global, economic, environmental, and societal impact through competitive and collaborative digs", ASME International Design Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference, pp. DETC2011/DEC-48298
  • Timothy W Simpson and J. R. R. A. Martins, 2011, "Multidisciplinary design optimization for complex engineered systems design: State of the research and state of the practice—Report from a National Science Foundation workshop", ASME International Design Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. DETC2011/DAC-47237
  • S. K. Moon, K. J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2011, "Platform strategy for product family design using particle swarm optimization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. DETC2011/DAC-48060
  • K. Lewis, D. Moore-Russo, O. Ashour, G. Kremer, Timothy W Simpson, X. Neumeyer, A. McKenna and W. Chen, 2011, "Teaching the global, economic, environmental, and societal foundations of engineering design through product archaeology", ASEE Annual Conference & Exhibition
  • X. Yan, M. Qiao, Timothy W Simpson, J. Li and X. Zhang, 2011, "LIVE: A work-centered approach to support visual analytics of multi-dimensional engineering design data with interactive visualization and data-mining", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. DETC2011/DAC-48333
  • Daniel E Willis, Timothy W Simpson, Rebecca L Henn, Samuel T Hunter, Matthew B Parkinson, David J Celento, Russell R Barton and Sandeep Purao, 2010, "From border skirmishes to strategic alliances: Barriers to design innovation and collaboration between architects and engineers, and an opportunity for moving beyond them", pp. 54-64
  • Timothy W Simpson, M. Parkinson, D. Celento, W. Chen, A. McKenna, E. Colgate, D. A. Norman, P. Papalambros, B. Roth and L. Leifer, 2010, "Navigating the barriers to interdisciplinary design education: Lessons learned from the NSF design workshop series", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference, pp. DETC2010/DEC-28575
  • Timothy W Simpson, A. Bobuk, L. A. Slingerland, B. Donaldson and K. Reichard, 2010, "Validating the generational variety index (GVI) through product family optimization: A preliminary study", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. DETC2010/DAC-28573
  • A. Jain, R. Sarnobat and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Development of a product family analysis toolkit for systematic benchmarking", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. DETC2010/DAC-28269
  • K. Grantham, G. Okudan, Timothy W Simpson and O. Ashour, 2010, "A study on situated cognition: Product dissection's effect on redesign activities", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference, pp. DETC2010/DEC-28334
  • V. Godthi, J. J.-W. Yoo, C. B. Arnold and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Product design using interface-based module description", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory & Methodology Conference, pp. DETC2010/DTM-28850
  • Timothy W Simpson, S. T. Hunter, C. Bryant-Arnold, M. Parkinson, R. R. Barton, D. Celento and J. Messner, 2009, "Interdisciplinary graduate design programs: Results and recommendations from a NSF workshop", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference, DETC2009/DEC-86699
  • D. Wolf, Timothy W Simpson and X. Zhang, 2009, "A preliminary study of novice and expert users' decision-making procedures during visual trade space exploration", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2009/DAC-87924
  • X. Zhang, Timothy W Simpson, M. Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Supporting trade space exploration of multi-dimensional data with interactive multi-scale nested clustering and aggregation", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2009/DAC-87045
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson, J. Shu and S. R. T. Kumara, 2009, "A strategic platform design method for developing customized families of services", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2009/DAC-87280
  • J. J.-W. Yoo, S. R. T. Kumara and Timothy W Simpson, 2009, "Modular product design using cyberinfrastructure for global manufacturing", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2009/DAC-86899
  • F. Alizon, J. Fu, Timothy W Simpson, S. B. Joshi and S. Shooter, 2008, "Assessing functional and shape differentiation with a family of products", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49428
  • F. Alizon, T. J. Marion, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Product family design: Strategic principles to choose between product-driven and platform-driven processes", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49429
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Henry Ford and the Model T: Lessons for product platforming and mass customization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49420
  • D. Carlsen, M. Malone, J. Kollat and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Evaluating the performance of visual steering commands for user-guided Pareto frontier sampling during trade space exploration", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49681
  • C. D. Congdon, D. E. Carlsen, Timothy W Simpson and J. D. Martin, 2008, "Improving the performance of visual steering commands for multi-dimensional trade space exploration", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49684
  • R. S. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Improving cost effectiveness in an existing product line using component product platforms", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49544
  • R. Khire, J. Wang, T. Bailey, Y. Lin and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Product family commonality selection through interactive visualization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49335
  • Y. Lin, D. Luo, T. Bailey, R. Khire, J. Wang and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Model validation and error modeling to support sequential sampling", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49336
  • A. F. McKenna, W. Chen and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Exploring the impact of virtual and physical dissection activities on students' understanding of engineering design principles", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Education Conference, DETC2008/DEC-49783
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2008, "A strategic module-based platform design method for developing customized products in dynamic and uncertain market environments", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2008/DAC-49683
  • D. B. Spencer, Timothy W Simpson and M. A. Yukish, 2008, "Trade space exploration using visual steering and multidimensional data visualization", NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference
  • Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "CAREER: Benchmarking product family design alternatives", NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Recommending a platform leveraging strategy based on the homogeneous or heterogeneous nature of a product line", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference
  • F. Alizon, C. Williams, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "Merge-based design: A new method for managing variety and improving customization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference
  • M. Devondorf, K. Lewis, Timothy W Simpson, R. B. Stone and W. C. Regli, 2007, "Evaluating the use of cyberinfrastructure in the classroom to enhance product dissection", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Theory & Methodology Conference
  • T. J. Marion and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "On the use of a simplified new product development process in an early stage firm", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Theory & Methodology Conference, pp. DETC2007/DTM-34696
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2007, "A process model and data mining to support designing families of services", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2007/DAC-34687
  • G. Stump, S. Lego, M. Yukish, Timothy W Simpson and J. A. Donndelinger, 2007, "Visual steering commands for trade space exploration: User-guided sampling with example", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2007/DAC-34684
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "A method for benchmarking product family design alternatives", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference
  • Timothy W Simpson, K. E. Lewis, R. B. Stone and W. Regli, 2007, "Using cyberinfrastructure to enhance product dissection in the classroom", 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2007, "An agent-based customized recommender system for product and service family design", 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference
  • H. J. Thevenot, J. Nanda and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Redesigning product families using heuristics and shared ontological component information", IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 330-335
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Provide relevant knowledge to specify product design project needs", IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 460-465
  • F. Alizon, J. Nanda, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Increasing design search relevancy using statistical methods in conjunction with ontologies", IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, pp. 268-273
  • A. Sahin, J. P. Terpenny, S. B. Shooter, R. B. Stone and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A method to evaluate relative instructional efficiencies of design activities for product platform planning", ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
  • H. Lukman, F. Alizon, A. Sahin, S. B. Shooter, J. P. Terpenny, Timothy W Simpson, R. B. Stone and S. R. T. Kumara, 2006, "An inter-university collaborative undergraduate research/learning experience for product platform planning: Year 2", ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
  • E. D. Steva, E. N. Rice, T. J. Marion, Timothy W Simpson and R. B. Stone, 2006, "Two methodologies for identifying product platform elements within an existing set of products", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99234
  • H. Thevenot, E. D. Steva, G. E. Okudan and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A multi-attribute utility theory-based approach to product line consolidation and selection", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Theory & Methodology Conference, DETC2006/DTM-99506
  • H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A comprehensive metric for evaluating commonality in a product family", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design AutomationConference, DETC2006/DAC992658
  • R. S. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A method to improve platform leveraging in a market segmentation grid within an existing product line", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99469
  • M. J. Scott, J. C. G. Arenillas, S. Valliyappan, Timothy W Simpson and V. Allada, 2006, "Towards a suite of problems for comparison of product platform design methods: A proposed classification", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99289
  • V. Allada, A. Choudhury, P. K. Pakala, Timothy W Simpson, M. J. Scott and S. Valliyappan, 2006, "Product platform problem taxonomy: Classification and identification of benchmark problems", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99569
  • A. Sahin, J. Terpenny, S. B. Shooter, R. E. Stone and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Evaluating relative instructional effectiveness and efficiencies of design activities for product platform planning", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Theory & Methodology Conference, DETC2006/DTM-99517
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Assessing and increasing product and family differentiation in the market", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99538
  • F. Alison, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Assessing commonality and diversity within a product family", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99499
  • F. Alison, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Improving an existing product family based on commonality/diversity, modularity, and cost", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference, DETC2006/DFMLC-99536
  • M. R. Bohm, R. B. Stone, Timothy W Simpson and E. D. Steva, 2006, "Introduction to a data schema: The inner workings of a design repository", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2006-CIE-99518
  • T. J. Marion, M. Freyer, Timothy W Simpson and R. A. Wysk, 2006, "Design for mass customization in the early stages of product development", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference, DETC2006/DFMLC-99641
  • S. K. Moon, S. R. T. Kumara and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Date mining and fuzzy clustering to support product family design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, DETC2006/DAC-99287
  • S. K. Moon, S. R. T. Kumara and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A multi-agent system for modular platform design in a dynamic electronic market environment", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2006/CIE-99286
  • Timothy W Simpson and H. Thevenot, 2005, "Using Product Dissection to Integrate Product Family Design Research into the Classroom and Improve Students' Understanding of Platform Commonality", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory and Methodology Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DTM-84639
  • H. Thevenot, J. Nanda and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "A Methodology to Support Product Family Redesign Using Genetic Algorithm and Commonality Indices", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-84927
  • J. Nanda, Timothy W Simpson, S. B. Shooter and R. B. Stone, 2005, "A Unified Information Model for Product Family Design Management", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-84869
  • J. Nanda, H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Product Family Representation and Redesign: Increasing Commonality using Formal Concept Analysis", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-8418
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "An Activity-Based Costing Method for Product Family Design in the Early Stages of Development", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-84817
  • A. Srinivasan, J. P. Terpenny, Timothy W Simpson, S. R. T. Kumara, S. B. Shooter and R. B. Stone, 2005, "Online Case Studies and a Process Description for Product Platform Planning", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory & Methodology Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DTM-85338
  • S. Akundi, Timothy W Simpson and P. M. Reed, 2005, "Multi-Objective Design Optimization for Product Platform and Product Family Design Using Genetic Algorithms", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-84905
  • B. Yannou, F. Moreno, H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Faster Generation of Feasible Design Points", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DET2005/DAC-85449
  • Timothy W Simpson, R. B. Stone, S. B. Shoter, J. P. Terpenny and S. R. T. Kumara, 2005, "An Inter-University Collaborative Undergraduate Research/Learning Experience for Product Platform Planning", 2005 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
  • A. Srinivasan, J. P. Terpenny, S. B. Shooter, R. Stone, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, 2005, "An Online Learning Tool for Product Platform Planning", 2005 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "A methodology to manage uncertainty during system-level conceptual design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2005/DAC-84984
  • M. Van Wie, R. Stone, H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Examination of Platform and Differentiating Elementss in Product Design", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference, pp. Paper No. IMECE-60665
  • L. Rothrock, K. Barron, Timothy W Simpson, M. Frecker, R. R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2004, "Applying the Proximity Compatibility and the Control-Display Compatibility Principles toward Engineering Design", Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 48th Annual Meeting, pp. 411-415
  • J. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "On Using Kriging Models as Probabilistic Models in Design", 2004 SAE World Congress, pp. Paper No. 2004-01-0430
  • K. Barron, Timothy W Simpson, L. Rothrock, M. Frecker, R. R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2004, "Graphical User Interfaces for Engineering Design: Impact of Response Delay and Training on User Performance", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference-Design Theory & Methodology Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2004/DTM-57085
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "On the Use of Kriging Models to Approximate Deterministic Computer Models", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. aper No. DETC2004/DAC-57300
  • J. Mulberger and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Advancements in a Web-based Framework for Product Platform Optimization and Visualization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Computers and Information in Engineering, pp. Paper No. DETC2004/CIE-57688
  • J. Nanda, H. Thevenot, Timothy W Simpson, S. R. T. Kumara and S. B. Shooter, 2004, "Exploring Semantic Web Technologies for Product Family Modeling", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Computers and Information in Engineering, pp. Paper No. DETC2004/CIE-57683
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Development of a Production Cost Estimation Framework for Product Family Design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. ASME Paper No. DETC2004/DAC-57175
  • S. B. Shooter, Timothy W Simpson, S. R. T. Kumara, R. B. Stone and J. P. Terpenny, 2004, "Toward an Information Management Infrastructure for Product Family Planning and Platform Customization", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences-Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2004/DAC-57430
  • H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "A Comparison of Commonality Indices for Product Family Design", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2004/DAC-57141
  • M. Meckesheimer, R. Barton, Timothy W Simpson and A. Booker, 2001, "Computationally Inexpensive Metamodel Assessment Strategies", 2001 ASME Design Technical Conferences - Design Theory and Methodology (DTM'01) Conference, DETC2001/DAC-21028
  • R. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, 2001, "Improving Commonality in Custom Products Using Product Families", 2001 ASME Design Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2001/DAC-21125
  • C. McAllister and Timothy W Simpson, 2001, "Multidisciplinary Robust Design Optimization of an Internal Combustion Engine", 2001 ASME Design Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, DETC2001/DAC-21124
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. Mediros, S. Joshi, R. Wysk and A. Lehtihet, 2001, "IME, Inc. - A New Course for Integrating Design, Manufacturing, and Production into the Engineering Curriculum", 2001 Annual ASEE Conference
  • M. Frecker, Timothy W Simpson, J. Goldberg, R. Barton, B. Holewinski and G. Stump, 2001, "Integrating Design Research into the Classroom: Experiments in Two Graduate Courses", 2001 Annual ASEE Conference
  • M. Meckesheimer, R. Barton and Timothy W Simpson, 2001, "Experimental Design Issues for Simultaneous Fitting of Forward and Inverse Metamodels", Fourth St. Petersburg Workshop, INFORMS
  • T. Litzinger, J. Wise, S. Lee, Timothy W Simpson and S. Joshi, 2001, "Assessing Readiness for Lifelong Learning", 2001 Annual ASEE Conference
  • R. Barton, M. Meckesheimer and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Experimental Design Issues for Simultaneous Fitting of Forward and Inverse Metamodels", 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2000/DAC-14282
  • A. Messac, M. Martinez and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Effective Product Family Design Using Physical Programming and the Product Platform Concept Exploration Method", 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2000/DAC-14252
  • R. Nayak, W. Chen and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "A Variation-Based Methodology for Product Family Design", 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, pp. Paper No. DETC2000/DAC-14264
  • B. Kulvatunyou, Timothy W Simpson, E. Halberg and B. Hodge, 2000, "Parametric Modeling Approach for Refiner Plate Design and Production", American Foundrymen's Society 104th Casting Congress, pp. Paper No. 00-88
  • Timothy W Simpson, J. Maier and F. Mistree, 1999, "A Product Platform Concept Exploration Method for Product Family Design", 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory and Methodology - DTM'99, pp. Paper No. DETC99/DTM-8761
  • Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1998, "Spatial Correlation Metamodels for Global Approximation in Structural Design Optimization", 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Advances in Design Automation, pp. Paper No. DETC98/DAC-5613
  • G. Hernandez, Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen, F. Bascaran, L. Avila and F. Salinas, 1998, "Robust Design of Product Families for Make-to-Order Systems", 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Advances in Design Automation Conference
  • Timothy W Simpson, J. Peplinski, P. Koch and J. Allen, 1997, "On the Use of Statistics in Design and the Implications for Deterministic Computer Experiments", 1997 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Theory and Methodology - DTM'97, pp. Paper No. DETC97/DTM-3881
  • W. Chen, Timothy W Simpson, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1996, "Use of Design Capability Indices to Satisfy a Ranged Set of Design Requirements", 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Advances in Design Automation, pp. Paper No. 96-DETC/DAC-1090
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. Rosen, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1996, "Metrics for Assessing Design Freedom and Information Certainty in the Early Stages of Design", 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference - Design Theory and Methodology - DTM’96, pp. Paper No. 96-DETC/DTM-1521
  • Timothy W Simpson, M. Bauer, F. Mistree and J. Allen, 1995, "Implementation of DFA in Conceptual and Embodiment Design Using Decision Support Problems", 1995 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Advances in Design Automation, 82, (1), pp. 119-126

Manuscripts

  • L Bowen, K Springsteen, H Feldstein, M Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and P Von Lockette, 2014, "Development and validation of a dynamic model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the origami waterbomb base", ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
  • Timothy W Simpson and H. J. Theveonot, , "Using Product Dissection to Integrate Product Family Design Research into the Classroom and Improve Students' Understanding of Platform Commonality", International Journal of Engineering Education
  • R. Farrell and Timothy W Simpson, , "Product Platform Design to Improve Commonality in Custom Products", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing
  • R. Caffrey, Timothy W Simpson, R. Henderson and E. Crawley, , "The Strategic Issues with Implementing Open Avionics Platforms for Spacecraft"
  • Timothy W Simpson, , "Product Platform Design and Customization: Status and Promise", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing
  • Timothy W Simpson and H. J. Thevenot, , "Using product dissection to integrate product family design research into the classroom and improve students' understanding of platform commonality", International Journal of Engineering Education
  • M. Van Wie, R. Stone, H. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, , "Examination of platform and differentiating elements in product design", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing
  • T. J. Marion, H. J. Thevenot and Timothy W Simpson, , "How outsourcing can drive companies away from platform: Two examples", International Journal of Production Research
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, , "A method for assessing the profitability of platform-based products", International Journal of Production Research
  • H. Thevenot, E. D. Steva, G. E. Okudan and Timothy W Simpson, , "A multi-attribute utility theory-based approach to product line consolidation and selection", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • F. Gao, G. Xiao and Timothy W Simpson, , "Module-scale-based product platform planning", Research in Engineering Design
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, , "A module-based service model for mass customization: Service family design", IIE Transactions
  • D. D. Jordan, D. B. Spencer, Timothy W Simpson, M. A. Yukish and G. M. Stump, , "Optimal continuous-thrust trajectories via visual trade space exploration", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences
  • S. K. Moon, Timothy W Simpson and S. R. T. Kumara, , "A data mining methodology in product family design, encyclopedia of data warehousing and mining"
  • F. Alizon, S. B. Shooter and Timothy W Simpson, , "Assessing and improving commonality and diversity"

Other

  • E Tibor, S Miller, G Stump, C Bioebaum, C Mesmer, Timothy W Simpson and M A Yukish, 2014, "Visualization of system decomposition in a value-based framework"
  • M. Roodruff, D. Hadka, P. M. Reed and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "Auto-adaptive search capabilities of the new Borg MOEA: A detailed comparison on alternative product family design problem formulations"
  • O. Asikoglu and Timothy W Simpson, 2012, "A new method for evaluating design dependencies in product architectures"
  • X. Yan, M. Qiao, Timothy W Simpson, J. Li and Z. Zhang, 2012, "Work-centered visual analytics to support multidisciplinary design analysis and optimization"
  • L. A. Slingerland, A. Bobuk and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Product family optimization using a multidimensional data visualization approach", pp. AIAA-2010-9031
  • Timothy W Simpson, S. Brennan, L. A. Slingerland, A. Bobuk, D. Logan and K. Reichard, 2010, "From user requirements to commonality specifications: An integrated approach to product family design"
  • O. Asikoglu and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "A new approach for evaluating design dependencies in product architectures", pp. AIAA-2010-9028
  • G. Stump, J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Using visualization tools to create Kriging models", pp. AIAA-2010-9030
  • S. K. Moon and Timothy W Simpson, 2010, "Platform valuation for product family design in uncertain market environment", pp. AIAA-2010-9227
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. B. Spencer, M. A. Yukish and G. Stump, 2008, "Visual steering commands and test problems to support research in trade space exploration"
  • Timothy W Simpson, V. Toropov, V. Balabanov and F. A. C. Viana, 2008, "Design and analysis of computer experiments in multidisciplinary design optimization: A review"
  • V. Balabanov, S. Hambric, S. Young and Timothy W Simpson, 2008, "Axisymmetric vehicle nose shape optimization"
  • Timothy W Simpson, D. E. Carlsen, C. D. Congdon, G. Stump and M. A. Yukish, 2008, "Trade space exploration of a wing design problem using visual steering and multi-dimensional data visualization"
  • D. D. Jordan, D. B. Spencer, Timothy W Simpson, M. A. Yukish and G. M. Stump, 2008, "Optimal spacecraft trajectories via visual trade space exploration"
  • A. Khajavirad, J. Michalek and Timothy W Simpson, 2007, "A decomposed genetic algorithm for solving the joint product family optimization program"
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A Monte Carlo method for reliability-based design optimization"
  • D. Kumar, W. Chen and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "A market-driven approach to the design of platform-based product families"
  • R. A. Khire, A. Messac and Timothy W Simpson, 2006, "Optimal design of product families using selection-integrated optimization (SIO) methodology"
  • Timothy W Simpson, P. Iyer, K. Barron, L. Rothrock, M. Frecker, R. R. Barton and M. Meckensheimer, 2005, "Metamodel-Driven Interfaces for Engineering Design: Impact of Delay and Problem Size on User Performance", pp. Paper No. AIAA-2005-2060
  • M. A. Yukish and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Analysis of an O(n2) Algorithm for Identifying Pareto Points in Multi-Dimensional Data Sets", pp. Paper No. AIAA-2005-1812
  • S. E. Gano, J. E. Renaud, J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2005, "Update Strategies for Kriging Models for Using in Variable Fidelity Optimization", pp. Paper No. AIAA-2005-2057
  • J. S. Lamancusa and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "The Learning Factory - 10 Years of Impact at Penn State"
  • J. Park and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Development of a Production Cost Estimation Framework for Product Family Design"
  • Timothy W Simpson and M. Meckesheimer, 2004, "Evaluation of a Graphical Design Interface for Design Space Visualization"
  • G. Stump, M. Yukish, Timothy W Simpson, E. N. Harris and J. J. O'Hara, 2004, "Trade Space Exploration of Satellite Datasets Using A Design by Shopping Paradigm"
  • C. Ligetti and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Metamodel Development for Graphical Design Interfaces: Results from a Manufacturing Simulation Experiment"
  • J. D. Martin and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "A Monte Carlo Simulation of the Kriging Model"
  • C. D. McAllister, Timothy W Simpson, K. Lewis and A. Messac, 2004, "Integrating Linear Physical Programming within Collaborative Optimization for Multiobjective Multidisciplinary Design Optimization"
  • G. Stump, M. Yudish and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "The Advanced Trade Space Visualizer: An Engineering Decision-Making Tool"
  • M. Yukish and Timothy W Simpson, 2004, "Analysis of an Algorithm for Identifying Pareto Points in Multi-Dimensional Data Sets"
  • Timothy W Simpson, M. Frecker and R. Barton, 2002, "Impact of Metamodel-Driven Visualization on Design"
  • E. Halberg, A. Belegundu, M. Yukish and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Attribute-Based Multidisciplinary Optimization of Undersea Vehicles", pp. Paper No. AIAA-2000-4865
  • R. Jin, W. Chen and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Comparative Studies of Metamodeling Techniques under Multiple Modeling Criteria"
  • C. McAllister, Timothy W Simpson and M. Yukish, 2000, "Goal Programming Applications in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization"
  • A. Messac, M. Martinez and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Introduction of a Product Family Penalty Function Using Physical Programming"
  • B. Wilson, D. Cappelleri, M. Frecker and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Efficient Pareto Frontier Exploration Using Surrogate Approximations"
  • M. Yukish, L. Bennett and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Requirements on MDO Imposed by the Undersea Weapons Conceptual Design Problem", pp. Paper No. AIAA-2000-4816
  • D. Cappelleri, M. Frecker and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "Optimal Design of a PZT Bimorph Actuator for Minimally Invasive Surgery", 3984, pp. 321-325
  • P. Zink, D. DeLaurentis, M. Hale, V. Volovol, D. Schrage, J. Craig, R. Fulton, F. Mistree, D. Mavris, W. Chen, P. Rohl, K. Lewis, P. Koch, C. Cesnik and Timothy W Simpson, 2000, "New Approaches to HSCT Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization", pp. Paper No. IEEE-351-00
  • Timothy W Simpson and F. Mistree, 1999, "A Concept Exploration Method for Product Family Design", pp. 371-378
  • Timothy W Simpson, T. Mauery, J. Korte and F. Mistree, 1998, "Comparison of Response Surface and Kriging Models for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization", 1, pp. 381-391
  • Timothy W Simpson, W. Chen, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1997, "Designing Ranged Sets of Top-Level Design Specifications for a Family of Aircraft: An Application of Design Capability Indices", pp. Paper No. AIAA-97-5513
  • Timothy W Simpson, W. Chen, J. Allen and F. Mistree, 1996, "Conceptual Design of a Family of Products Through the Use of the Robust Concept Exploration Method", 2, pp. 1535-1545

Research Projects

  • January 2015 - December 2018, "Metamodel Development to Support Additive Manufacturing Process Modeling & Simulation," (Sponsor: NIST).
  • March 2015 - February 2018, "Collaborative Research RSB: Sequential Decision Framework to Support Trade Space Exploration of Multi-Hazard Resilient and Sustainable Building Designs," (Sponsor: NSF (Resilient and Sustainable Buildings Program)).
  • September 2015 - February 2018, "EAGER: Collaborative Research: Cybermanufacturing: Just Make It: Integrating Cybermanufacturing into Design Studios to Enable Innovation," (Sponsor: NSF - Cyber Manufacturing Systems).
  • September 2014 - August 2017, "Design the Naval Supply Chain to Include Additive Manufacturing," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • March 2015 - August 2017, "Product Architectures, Design, and Manufacturing for Operational Responsiveness," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • January 2017 - December 2017, "Quantifying the Benefits of Dissolvable Metal Supports for Additive Manufacturing," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering).
  • September 2015 - June 2017, "Improving Problem-based Learning in a Large Junior-Level Mechanical Design Course," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center).
  • August 2016 - May 2017, "Validation and Assessment of 3D Printed Shapes," (Sponsor: Shape Operating Systems).
  • September 2012 - August 2017, "EFRI-ODISSEI: Multifunctional Origami Structures - Advancing the Emerging Frontier of Active Compliant Mechanisms," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2016 - December 2016, "Additive Manufacturing of Test Coupons," (Sponsor: LORD Corporation).
  • January 2015 - April 2016, "Additive Manufacturing: Partnering with the Customer," (Sponsor: LMI).
  • September 2014 - August 2016, "Assessing the Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Engine Component Fabrication," (Sponsor: Volvo North America).
  • September 2013 - December 2016, "Investigating the Impact of Additive Manufacturing Process Parameters on Material Properties," (Sponsor: Schlumberger-Doll Research).
  • August 2011 - August 2016, "Penn State University Center Engineering Innovation Program for Quality Industrial Job Creation in Pennsylvania," (Sponsor: Economic Development Agency).
  • April 2014 - August 2016, "Consortium for Additive Manufacturing Materials (CAMM)," (Sponsor: NIST).
  • January 2016 - May 2016, "ME340 Course Project – 3D Printed Educational Activity Kits," (Sponsor: Boeing).
  • January 2015 - May 2015, "Shark Tank," (Sponsor: Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)).
  • May 2014 - April 2015, "PC-based Polymers and Blends for 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing," (Sponsor: Bayer Material Science).
  • July 2012 - December 2015, "Center for Innovative Metal Processing through Direct Digital Deposition," (Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Manufacturing Demonstration Facility).
  • August 2012 - July 2014, "Collaborative Research: Assessment of Product Archaeology as a Platform for Contextualizing Engineering Design," (Sponsor: NSF (TUES Program)).
  • August 2012 - December 2014, "iFAB Foundry," (Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) Program).

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Penn State “We Are” Award for “Contributions to 3D Printing across the University”, Penn State, 2016
  • 2014 ASME Ben C. Spark Award, ASME, 2014
  • 2011 ASEE Fred Merryfield Design Award, ASEE, 2011
  • 2009 ASME Fellow, ASME, 2009

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Chairperson, Advanced Manufacturing Strategic Thrust Area Nominating Committee, November 2016 - February 2017
  • Chairperson, ENgineering Grants for INnovation & Entrepreneurship (ENGINE) Selection Committee, September 2015 - January 2016
  • Member, ME Faculty Search Committee, June 2016 - December 2016
  • Member, IME Faculty Search Committee, August 2015 - April 2016
  • Member, ME Faculty Search Committee, August 2015 - April 2016
  • Member, IME Faculty Staff Awards Committee, August 2016
  • Chairperson, Engineering Design Program Promotion & Tenure Committee, August 2016
  • Member, Penn State Maker Space Committee, January 2015
  • Member, Industry Partnership Working Group, January 2015
  • Member, Stuckeman School Advisory, August 2011
  • Chairperson, Course Caucus Leader, ME 340, August 2014

Service to External Organizations:

  • Co-Organizer, Maker Week (August 22-27, 2016), Schlow Centre Region Library and Discovery Space, January 2016 - August 2016
  • Co-Organizer, Special Session on Product Family & Product Platform Design, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - Design Automation Conference, ASME, September 2015 - August 2016
  • Paper Review Co-CoordinatorASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences – Design Automation Conference (9 papers), ASME, February 2016 - March 2016
  • Paper Review Co-CoordinatorASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences – Design Theory and Methodology Conference (7 papers), ASME, February 2016 - March 2016
  • Session Chair2016 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences – Design Automation Conference (2 sessions), ASME, August 2016 - August 2016
  • Chairperson, Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Conference & Expo, ASME, September 2015 - August 2016
  • Vice ChairDesign Engineering Division Executive Committee, ASME, July 2015 - June 2016
  • Member, Design, Manufacturing, and Materials Segment Leadership Team, ASME, September 2014
  • Segment RepresentativeDesign, Manufacturing, and Materials Segment Leadership Team, ASME, July 2016
  • Member, Workforce & Education Outreach (WEO) Working Group, America Makes, August 2014
  • Member, ASME Additive Manufacturing Challenge Committee (IAM3D), ASME, July 2013
  • Member, Design Automation Committee, ASME, August 2000
  • Chairperson, Design Engineering Division Executive Committee, ASME, July 2016
  • Subject Matter ExpertMass Customization Industry Research Study, Industrial Research Institute, August 2016
 


 

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