Publications

Journal Articles

  1. J. Nelson, T. Mahan, C. McComb, and J. Menold (2020). "The Prototyping Behaviors Of Startups: Exploring The Relationship Between Prototyping Behavior And The Financial Success Of Startups." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  2. S. Prakash, T. Mahan, G. Williams, C. McComb, J. Menold, and C. Tucker (2020). "Detection Of System Compromise In Additive Manufacturing Using Video Motion Magnification." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  3. T. Mahan, and J. Menold (2020). "Simulating Cyber-Physical Systems: Identifying Vulnerabilities for Design and Manufacturing through Simulated Additive Manufacturing Environments." Additive Manufacturing.
  4. J. Nelson, and J. Menold (2020). "Opening the Black Box: Developing metrics to assess the cognitive processes of prototyping." Design Studies.
  5. P. Mehta, M. Malviya, C. McComb, G. Manogharan, and C. Berdanier (2020). "Mining Design Heuristics for Additive Manufacturing via Eye-Tracking and Hidden Markov Modelling." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  6. J. Nelson, and J. Menold (2020). "Between Worlds: Exploring the links between the tangible and intangible costs of prototypes." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  7. M. Alzayed, C. McComb, J. Menold, J. Huff, and S. Miller (2020). "Are you feeling me? An exploration of empathy development in engineering design education." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  8. M. Li, N. Mahajan, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Image collection of 3D-printed prototypes and non-3D-printed prototypes." Data in Brief.
  9. L. Puentes, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2019). "Heuristic-Guided Solution Search through a Two-Tiered Design Grammar." Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering.
  10. S. Lapp, K. Jablokow, and C. McComb (2019). "KABOOM: An Agent-Based Model for Simulating Cognitive Style in Team Problem Solving." Design Science.
  11. A. Raina, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2019). "Learning To Design From Humans: Imitating Human Designers Through Deep Learning." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  12. A. Raina, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2019). "Transferring Design Strategies from Human to Computer and Across Design Problems." Journal of Mechanical design.
  13. G. Williams, N. A. Meisel, T. W. Simpson, and C. McComb (2019). "Design Repository Effectiveness for 3D Convolutional Neural Networks: Application to Additive Manufacturing." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  14. T. Maier, J. DeFranco, and C. McComb (2019). "An Analysis of Design Process and Performance in Distributed Data Science Teams." Team Performance Management.
  15. T. Mahan, N. Meisel, C. McComb, and J. Menold (2019). "Pulling at the Digital Thread: Exploring the Tolerance Stack Up Between Automatic Procedures and Expert Strategies in Scan To Print Processes." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  16. E. Starkey, J. Menold, and S. Miller (2019). "When Are Designers Willing to Take Risks? How Concept Creativity and Prototype Fidelity Influence Perceived Risk." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  17. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, and T. Simpson (2019). "The Prototype for X Framework: Assessing Impact on Self-Reported Prototyping Behavior of Student Designers." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  18. J. Menold, and K. Jablokow (2019). "Exploring the effects of cognitive style diversity and self-efficacy beliefs on final design attributes in student design teams." Design Studies.
  19. J. Menold, and K. Jablokow (2019). "Exploring the effects of cognitive style diversity and self-efficacy beliefs on final design attributes in student design teams." Design Studies.
  20. M. Alzayed, C. McComb, S. Hunter, and S. Miller (2018). "Expanding the Solution Space in Engineering Design Education: A Simulation-Based Investigation of Product Dissection." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  21. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2018). "Data on the Design of Truss Structures by Teams of Engineering Students." Data in Brief.
  22. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, and T. Simpson (2018). "The prototype for X framework: exploring the effects of a structured prototyping framework on functional prototypes." Research in Engineering Design.
  23. C. McComb, N.G. Johnson, P.S. Santaeufemia, B.T. Gorman, B. Kolste, A. Mobley, and K. Shimada (2018). "Multi-Objective Optimization and Scenario-based Robustness Analysis of the Moneymaker Hip Pump." Journal of Development Engineering.
  24. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Data on the Configuration Design of Internet-Connected Home Cooling Systems by Engineering Students." Data in Brief, vol. 14, pp. 773-776.
  25. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Mining Process Heuristics from Designer Action Data via Hidden Markov Models." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  26. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Capturing Human Sequence-Learning Abilities in Configuration Design Tasks through Markov Chains." Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 139(9), pp. 1-12.
  27. C. McComb, K. Goucher-Lambert, and J. Cagan (2017). "Impossible by Design? Fairness, Strategy, and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem." Design Science, vol. 3(2).
  28. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Optimizing Design Teams Based on Problem Properties: Computational Team Simulations and an Applied Empirical Test." Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 139(4), pp. 1-12.
  29. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, and T. Simpson (2017). "Prototype for X (PFX): A holistic framework for structuring prototyping methods to support engineering design." Design Studies.
  30. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, D. Ferguson, S. Purzer, and M. Ohland (2016). "The Characteristics of Engineering Innovativeness: A Cognitive Mapping and Review of Instruments." International Journal of Engineering Education.
  31. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2016). "Drawing Inspiration From Human Design Teams for Better Search and Optimization: The Heterogeneous Simulated Annealing Teams Algorithm." Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 138(4), pp. 1-6.
  32. C. McComb, and F.M. Tehrani (2015). "Enhancing Shear Transfer in Composite Decks." Engineering Structures, vol. 88, pp. 251-261.
  33. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2015). "Rolling with the Punches: An Examination of Team Performance in a Design Task Subject to Drastic Changes." Design Studies, vol. 36, pp. 99-121.
  34. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2015). "Lifting the Veil: Drawing insights about design teams from a cognitively-inspired computational model." Design Studies, vol. 40(C), pp. 119-142.

Conference Papers

  1. J. Park, E. Starkey, N. Choe, and C. McComb (2020). "Emergence of Engineering Design Self-efficacy in Engineering Identity Development." Design Computing and Cognition '20.
  2. M. Alzayed, S. Miller, and C. McComb (2020). "Composing empathic design teams: a simulation-based investigation on the role of personality traits and risk-taking attitudes on team empathy." Design Computing and Cognition '20.
  3. A. Mertens, C. McComb, and C. Toh (2020). "Towards an Understanding of Semantic Memory During Idea Generation." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  4. B. Song, E. Meinzer, A. Agrawal, and C. McComb (2020). "Topic Modeling and Sentiment Analysis of Social Media Data to Drive Experiential Redesign." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  5. S. Rismiller, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2020). "Stochastic Stackelberg Games for Agent-Driven Robust Design." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  6. G. Williams, N.A. Meisel, T. W. Simpson, and C. McComb (2020). "Deriving Metamodels to Relate Machine Learning Quality to Repository Characteristics in the Context of Additive Manufacturing." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  7. H. Nolte, C. Berdanier, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2020). "Comparison of Exams and Design Practica for Assessment in First Year Engineering Design Courses." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  8. S. Krishnakumar, C. Berdanier, C. McComb, M. Parkinson, and J. Menold (2020). "Comparing Student and Sponsor Perceptions of Interdisciplinary Teams' Capstone Performance." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  9. G. Williams, L. Puentes, J. Nelson, J. Menold, C. Tucker, and C. McComb (2020). "Comparing Attribute- and Form-Based Machine Learning Techniques for Component Prediction." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  10. M. Alsager Alzayed, S. R. Miller, J. Menold, J. Huff, and C. McComb (2020). "Can Design Teams Be Empathically Creative? A Simulation-Based Investigation on the Role of Team Empathy on Concept Generation and Selection." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  11. L. Puentes, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2020). "Automated Heuristic Induction from Human Design Data." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  12. T. Maier, N.F. Soria Zurita, E. Starkey, D. Spillane, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2020). "Analyzing the Characteristics of Cognitive-Assistant-Facilitated Ideation Groups." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  13. J. E. Bracken, C. McComb, T. W. Simpson, and K. Jablokow (2020). "A Review of Part Filtering Methods for Additive Manufacturing." ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  14. P. Khanolkar, A. Abraham, C. McComb, and S. Basu (2020). "Using Deep Image Colorization to Predict Microstructure-Dependent Strain Fields." North American Manufacturing Research Conference.
  15. H. Singh, C. McComb, and G. Cascini (2020). "Modelling the Dynamics of Influence on Individual Thinking during Idea Generation in Co-design Teams." Design Computing and Cognition '20.
  16. M. Alzayed, S. Miller, and C. McComb (2020). "Does empathy beget creativity? Investigating the role of trait empathy on idea generation and selection." Design Computing and Cognition '20.
  17. B. Song, N.F. Soria Zurita, G. Zhang, G. Stump, C. Balon, S.W. Miller, M. Yukish, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2020). "Toward Hybrid Teams: A Platform To Understand Human-Computer Collaboration During the Design of Complex Engineered Systems." International Design Conference.
  18. H. Singh, G. Cascini, and C. McComb (2020). "Analyzing the Effect of Self-Efficacy and Influencers on Design Teams." International Design Conference.
  19. H. Singh, G. Cascini, and C. McComb (2020). "Modeling a Strategic Human Engineering Design Process: Human-Inspired Heuristic Guidance Through Learned Visual Design Agents." International Design Conference.
  20. H. Nolte, and C. McComb (2020). "Identifying Stress Signatures Across the Engineering Design Process: Perceived Stress During Concept Generation, Concept Selection, and Prototyping." International Design Conference.
  21. N. Radwan, and C. McComb (2020). "Using Adaption-Innovation Theory to Simulate Robustness in Design Teams." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Creativity.
  22. S. Dhengre, J. Mathur, F. Oghazian, X. Tan, and C. McComb (2020). "Towards Enhanced Creativity in Interface Design through Automated Usability Evaluation." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computational Creativity.
  23. C. Berdanier, C. McComb, and W. Zhu (2020). "Natural Language Processing for Theoretical Framework Selection in Engineering Education Research." IEEE Frontier in Education Conference.
  24. T. Maier, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Towards an Ontology of Cognitive Assistants." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  25. K. Goucher-Lambert, and C. McComb (2019). "Using Hidden Markov Models to Uncover Underlying States in Neuroimaging Data for a Design Ideation Task." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  26. G. Williams, J. O'Brien, A. Mezghani, M. Eachus, N. A. Meisel, and C. McComb (2019). "A Standardized Framework for Communicating and Modelling Parametrically Defined Mesostructure Patterns." 30th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium.
  27. P. Saravanan, C. Hipple, J. Wang, C. McComb, and J. Menold (2019). "Decision-Making In The Prescription Of Orthotics And Prosthetics For Partial-Foot Amputees." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  28. A. Raina, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2019). "Learning To Design From Humans: Imitating Human Designers Through Deep Learning." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  29. S. Prakash, T. Mahan, G. Williams, C. McComb, J. Menold, and C. Tucker (2019). "On The Analysis Of A Compromised Additive Manufacturing System Using Spatio-Temporal Decomposition." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  30. J. Ostrander, L. Ryan, S. Dhengre, C. McComb, T. Simpson, and N. Meisel (2019). "A Comparative Study Of Virtual Reality And Computer-Aided Design To Evaluate Parts For Additive Manufacturing." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  31. J. Nelson, T. Mahan, C. McComb, and J. Menold (2019). "The Prototyping Behaviors Of Startups: Exploring The Relationship Between Prototyping Behavior And The Financial Success Of Startups." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  32. T. Maier, V. Donghia, C. Chen, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Assessing The Impact Of Cognitive Assistants On Mental Workload In Simple Tasks." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  33. S. Lapp, K. Jablokow, and C. McComb (2019). "Collaborating with Style: Using an Agent-Based Model to Simulate Cognitive Style Diversity in Problem Solving Teams." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  34. D. Kaweesa, C. McComb, J. Menold, S. Ritter, and N. Meisel (2019). "Evaluating Idea Quantity And Variety When Using Digital Collaboration Tools To Support Brainstorming In Non-Collocated Teams." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  35. E. Evans, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Critical Thinking In The Design Classroom: An Analysis Of Student Design Reflections." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  36. K. Colbry, C. McComb, J. Rojewski, A. Briliyanti, and D. Colbry (2019). "Engineering Futures: Updating a Successful Professional Development Program to Address New Challenges." ASEE 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition.
  37. A. Bayrak, C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2019). "A Differential Game Approach to Dynamic Competitive Decisions Toward Human-Computer Collaboration." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  38. J. Banerjee, M. Mundale, A. Sachche, and C. McComb (2019). "Complexity Reduction in Mass Customization To Facilitate Better Decision Support." ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  39. N. Meisel, C. McComb, J. Menold, and S. Ritter (2019). "Creation and Implementation of a Project Framework to Improve Cornerstone Engineering Design." ASEE First-Year Engineering Education Conference.
  40. J. Menold, C. Berdanier, S. Ritter, M. Handley, C. Grady, M. Byron, E. Starkey, S. Miller, and M. Parkinson (2019). "BUILDing a community of female makers through hands-on experiences in a university MakerSpace." IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference.
  41. T. Mahan, B. Doyle, N. Meisel, and J. Menold (2018). "Pulling at the Digital Thread: Exploring the Tolerance Stack-Up in Scan to Print Processes." ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  42. C. Murphy, N. Meisel, T.W. Simpson, and C. McComb (2018). "Predicting Part Mass, Required Support Material, and Build Time via Autoencoded Voxel Patterns." 29th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium.
  43. C. Berdanier, E. Baker, W. Wang, and C. McComb (2018). "Opportunities for Natural Language Processing in Qualitative Engineering Education Research: Two Examples." 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference.
  44. C. McComb, C. Berdanier, and J. Menold (2018). "Design Practica as Authentic Assessments in First-year Engineering Design Courses." ASEE First-Year Engineering Education Conference.
  45. A. Raina, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2018). "Design Strategy Transfer in Cognitively-Inspired Agents." ASME IDETC - Design Automation Conference.
  46. L. Puentes, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2018). "A Two-Tiered Grammatical Approach For Agent-Based Computational Design." ASME IDETC - Design Automation Conference.
  47. J. Menold, C. Berdanier, C. McComb, E. Hocker, and L. Gardner (2018). ""Thus, I had to go with what I had": A Multiple Methods Exploration of Novice Designers Articulation of Prototyping Decisions ." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology.
  48. T. Maier, and C. McComb (2018). "Designing Improved Teams for Crowdsourced Competitions." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  49. M. Alzayed, C. McComb, S. Hunter, and S. Miller (2018). "Helping Teams Expand the Breadth of Their Solution Space Through Product Dissection: A Simulation Based Investigation." ASME IDETC - Design Education Conference.
  50. C. McComb (2018). "Towards the Rapid Design of Engineered Systems Through Deep Neural Networks." Design Computing and Cognition '18.
  51. F. Tehrani, C. McComb, and N. Papavasiliou (2017). "Application of Project-based Learning within the Context of Sustainable Development in Education of International Engineer Citizens." Iran International Conference on Engineering Education.
  52. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Validating a Tool for Predicting Problem-Specific Optimized Team Characteristics." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  53. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Eliciting Configuration Design Heuristics with Hidden Markov Models." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  54. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, T. Simpson, and R. Seuro (2017). "Evaluating the Discriminatory Value and Reliability of Ideation Metrics for Their Application to Concept Development and Prototyping." ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  55. J. Menold, T. Simpson, and K. Jablokow (2016). "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing the Impact of PFX on Desirability, Feasibility, and Viability of End Designs." ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  56. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, T. Simpson, and E. Waterman (2016). "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing Its Impact on Students' Prototyping Awareness." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition.
  57. J. Menold, and M. Alley (2016). "Effectively teaching presentations to large numbers of engineering and science students." IEEE International Professional Communication Conference.
  58. C. McComb, N.G. Johnson, and B.T. Gorman (2016). "Scenario-Based Robustness Analysis of Optimized I.D.E.-Style Treadle Pump Designs." ASME IDETC - Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference.
  59. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2016). "Utilizing Markov Chains to Understand Operation Sequencing in Design Tasks." Design Computing and Cognition '16.
  60. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2016). "Linking Properties of Design Problems to Optimal Team Characteristics." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  61. C. Lauff, J. Menold, and M. Small (2016). "Two Design Cases Exploring Development of Social Emotional Learning Solutions." 10th International Conference on Design and Emotion.
  62. C. McComb, K. Goucher-Lambert, and J. Cagan (2015). "Fairness and Manipulation: An Empirical Study of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem International Conference on Engineering Design." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  63. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2015). "Heterogeneous Simulated Annealing Teams: An Optimizing Search Algorithm Inspired by Engineering Design Teams." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  64. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, S. Purzer, D. Ferguson, and M. Ohland (2015). "Using an Instrument Blueprint to Support the Rigorous Development of New Surveys and Assessments in Engineering Education." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition.
  65. J. Menold, L. Weizler, Y. Liu, S. Bilen, and S. Miller (2015). "Identifying end-user requirements for communication systems in disadvantaged environments." IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference.
  66. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, E. Kisenwether, and S. Ritter (2015). "Exploring the Impact of Cognitive Preferences on student receptivity to design thinking." American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  67. C. McComb, N.G. Johnson, P.S. Santaeufemia, and K. Shimada (2014). "Identifying Technical and Economic Improvements to the MoneyMaker Hip Pump through Multi-Objective Optimization." IEEE - Global Humanitarian Technology Conference.
  68. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2015). "Studying Human Design Teams through Computational Teams of Simulated Annealing Agents." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  69. K. Jablokow, S. Purzer, D. Ferguson, M. Ohland, and J. Menold (2015). "Identifying Key Factors of Engineering Innovativeness." American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference.
  70. P. Reevces, S. Zappe, E. Kisenwether, J. Follmer, and J. Menold (2014). "Characterizing engineering innovativeness through a modified Delphi Study." Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2014 IEEE.
  71. P.S. Santaeufemia, N.G. Johnson, C. McComb, and K. Shimada (2014). "Improving Irrigation in Remote Areas: Multi-objective Optimization of a Treadle Pump." ASME IDETC - Design Automation Conference.
  72. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2014). "Quantitative Comparison of High- and Low-Performing Teams in a Design Task Subject to Drastic Changes." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  73. P. Reevces, S. Zappe, E. Kisenwether, J. Follmer, and J. Menold (2014). "Assessment of a new university-wide entrepreneurship and innovation minor." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.
  74. S. Purzer, K. Jablokow, D. Ferguson, M. Ohland, and J. Menold (2014). "Collaborative Research: Identifying and Assessing Key Factors of Engineering Innovativeness." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.
  75. J. Menold, K. Jablokow, S. Purzer, D. Ferguson, and M. Ohland (2014). "Using an Instrument Blueprint to Support the Rigorous Development of New Surveys and Assessments in Engineering Education." American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.
  76. C. McComb, and F.M. Tehrani (2014). "Research and Practice Group Methodology: A Case Study in Student Success.." ASEE Pacific-Southwest Conference.
  77. C. McComb, M. Lawson, and Y-H. Yu (2013). "Development and Verification of a Wave Energy Converter Simulation Tool." Marine Energy Technology Symposium.