Ekwaro-Osire Research Group Publications

 

Books

[2]    S. Ekwaro-Osire, A.C. Gonçalves, and F.M. Alemayehu, editors, Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems, Springer, New York, New York, 2017. (ISBN: 978-3-319-55851-6)

[1]    A. Ertas, S. Ekwaro-Osire, P. Ding, K.H. Kim, B. Hua, and P. Sheu, editors, Proceedings of The Eighth World Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, IDPT-Vol. 1, Published by Society for Design and Process Science, Jun 2005.

Book Chapters (corresponding author denoted by *, student and post-doc denoted by italics)

PPHM /PHM

[3]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, H.B. Endeshaw, F.M. Alemayehu, and O. Gecgel, “Probabilistic Model-Based Prognostics Using Meshfree Modeling,” in Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems, (Editors: S. Ekwaro-Osire, A.C. Gonçalves, F.M. Alemayehu), Springer, New York, 2017. (ISBN: 978-3-319-55851-6)

[2]     F.M. Alemayehu*, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management: A Brief Summary,” in Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems, (Editors: S. Ekwaro-Osire, A.C. Gonçalves, F.M. Alemayehu), Springer, New York, 2017. (ISBN: 978-3-319-55851-6)

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, H. Endeshaw, D. Pham, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Uncertainty in Remaining Useful Life Prediction,” in ABCM Series on Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, (Editors: H. Costa Mattos, M.L. Martins Costa, J. Laredo dos Reis), Springer, New York, New York (Submitted Dec 6, 2015)

Probabilistic Dynamics / Dynamics

[4]     F. Karpat*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and E. Karpat, “A Virtual Tool for Computer Aided Analysis of Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” in Applications of MATLAB in Science and Engineering, (Editor: T. Michałowski), InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, Chapter 18, pp. 371–386, 2011. (ISBN: 978-953-307-708-6)

[3]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, I. Durukan, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Energy Dissipation in Impact Absorber,” in Optical Measurements, Modeling, and Metrology, Volume 5 (Editor: T. Proulx), Springer-Verlag, New York, Chapter 40, pp. 331–335, 2011. (ISBN: 978-1-4614-0227-5).

[2]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, I. Durukan, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Experimental and Probabilistic Analysis of Asymmetric Gear Tooth,” in Experimental Mechanics on Emerging Energy Systems and Materials, Volume 5 (Editor: T. Proulx), Springer-Verlag, New York, Chapter 25, pp. 207–212, 2011. (ISBN: 978-1-4419-9493-6).

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, E. Nieto, F. Gungor, E. Gumus, and A. Ertas, “Performance of a Bi-Unit Impact Damper Using Digital Image Processing,” in Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems (Editors: R.A. Ibrahim, V.I. Babitsky, and M. Okuma), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Chapter 8, pp. 79–90, 2009. (ISBN: 978-3-642-00628-9)

Probabilistic Design / Design

[5]     J.J. González, R. Cruz, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Design Process Improvement and Implementation as a Design Teaching Tool,” in NWRC Summer Research Institute Proceedings in the Renewable Energy, Turbulence and Medicine, (Editors: L. Castillo, S. Pol, B. Aksak, A. Ruiz-Columbié), National Wind Resource Center, Lubbock, Texas, Chapter 7, pp. 29–32, 2014. (ISBN: 978-0-9903627-1-5)

[4]    F.M. Alemayehu, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and F. Karpat, “Uncertainty Consideration in Multibody Dynamic Analysis of Helical-Gear-Pairs,” in VDI-Berichte 2199, Volume 1, (Editor: VDI Wissensforum GmbH), VDI Verlag GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, Chapter 36, pp. 427–438, 2013. (ISBN: 978-3-18-092199-0)

[3]   J.N. Carbone* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “A Knowledge Component Framework for Enhancing Transdisciplinary Knowledge Assimilation,” in Transdisciplinarity: Bridging Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities, and Engineering, (Editor: A. Ertas), The ATLAS Publishing, Lubbock, USA, Chapter 6, pp. 102–126, 2011. (ISBN: 0-9778129-3-6)

[2]     F. Karpat*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and E. Karpat, “A Virtual Tool for Computer Aided Analysis of Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” in Applications of MATLAB in Science and Engineering, (Editor: T. Michałowski), InTech, Rijeka, Croatia, Chapter 18, pp. 371–386, 2011. (ISBN: 978-953-307-708-6)

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, T.-H. Jang, A. Stroud, I. Durukan, F.M. Alemayehu, A. Swift, and J. Chapman, “Gear with Asymmetric Teeth for use in Wind Turbines,” in Experimental Mechanics on Emerging Energy Systems and Materials, Volume 5 (Editor: T. Proulx), Springer-Verlag, New York, Chapter 9, pp. 65–71, 2011. (ISBN: 978-1-4419-9493-6).

Probabilistic Biomechanics / Biomechanics

[2]    S. Ekwaro-Osire* and T.H. Jang, “Probabilistic Techniques in Bioengineering,” in Biomedical Engineering: Health Care Systems, Technology and Techniques, (Editors: S.C. Suh, V.P. Gurupur, M.M. Tanik), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Chapter 15, pp. 203–210, 2011. (ISBN: 978-1-4614-0115-5)

[1]    S.M. Hsiang, T. Karakostas, C.-C. Chang, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Coherence of Gait and Mental Workload,” in Biomedical Engineering: Health Care Systems, Technology and Techniques, (Editors: S.C. Suh, V.P. Gurupur, M.M. Tanik), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Chapter 17, pp. 229–234, 2011. (ISBN: 978-1-4614-0115-5)

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications (corresponding author denoted by *, student and post-doc denoted by italics)

PPHM /PHM

[2]  H.B. Endeshaw, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, and J.P. Dias, “Remaining Useful Life of Gears with Inherent Uncertainties” Forschung im Ingenieurwesen. (Under review, Apr 1, 2017)

[1]    H.B. Endeshaw, F.M. Alemayehu, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and J.P. Dias, “Cumulative Fatigue Damage Considerations in Probabilistic Prognostics of Structures Subjected to Dynamic Loading” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering. (Under review, Feb 26, 2017)

 

Probabilistic Dynamics / Dynamics

[14]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, J. Chapman, O. Gecgel, S. Dabetwar, J.P. Dias, and H.B. Endeshaw, “Design of Reliable and High-Performance Ocean Wave Energy Conversion System under Uncertainty” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering. (Under review, Mar 16, 2017)

[13]  F. Karpat*, O. Dogan, C. Yuce, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “An Improved Numerical Method for the Mesh Stiffness Calculation of Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth on Dynamic Load Analysis,” Advances in Mechanical Engineering. (Under review, Feb 26, 2017)

[12]  F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Uncertainty Considerations in the Dynamic Loading and Failure of Spur Gear Pairs,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 135, No. 8, pp. 084501-1–084501-7, Aug 2013.

[11]  S. Datta, B. Dikici, M.L. Pantoya*, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Reaction Dynamics of Aluminum-Viton®-Acetone Droplets,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 396–401, Mar–Apr 2011.

[10]  J. Zanoff and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “An Approach that can Quickly Assess Product Reliability,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 571–578, Oct 2010.

[9]     M.P.H. Khandaker, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and K. Gautam, “Applying Modified Weibull Failure Theory to Bimaterial Specimen under Thermal Loading,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, Vol. 31, pp. 281–294, Jun 2008.

[8]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, and K. Gautam, “Accounting for High Stress Gradient by a Modified Weibull Failure Theory,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 130, No. 1, pp. 011004-1–011004-8, Jan 2008.

[7]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, C. Ozerdim, and M.P.H. Kandaker, “Effect of Attachment Configuration on Impact Vibration Absorbers,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 669–681, Dec 2006.

[6]     O. Cuvalci, A. Ertas*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and I. Cicek, “Nonlinear Vibration Absorber for a System under Sinusoidal and Random Excitation: Experiments,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 249, No. 4, pp. 701–718, Jan 2002.

[5]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and I.C. Desen, “Experimental Study on an Impact Vibration Absorber,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 7, pp. 475–493, May 2001.

[4]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, H.S. Maithripala, and J.M. Berg, “A Series Expansion Approach to Interpreting the Spectra of the Timoshenko Beam,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 240, No. 4, pp. 667–678, Mar 2001.

[3]     A. Ertas*, O. Cuvalci, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Performance of Pendulum Absorber for a Nonlinear System of Varying Orientation,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 229, No. 4, pp. 913–933, Jan 2000.

[2]     S. Ekwaro-Osire and A. Ertas*, “Response Statistics of a Beam-mass Oscillator under Combined Harmonic and Random Excitation,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 225–247, May 1995.

[1]     A. Ertas* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Effects of Damping and Wave Parameters on Offshore Structures under Random Excitation,” Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 2, pp. 119–136, 1991.

 

Probabilistic Design / Design

[17]  S. Ekwaro-Osire, R. Cruz-Lozano*, H.B. Endeshaw, and J.P. Dias, “Uncertainty in the Communication with a Sketch” Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science, DOI: 10.3233/jid-2016-0022, Jan 2017.

[16]  R. Cruz-Lozano, F.M. Alemayehu, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and H.B. Endeshaw, “Determining Probability of Importance of Features in a Sketch” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, DOI: 10.1115/1.4035867, Jan 2017.

[15]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Design Science for Business Management,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1–3, Jun 2013.

[14]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “User Preferences and Creativity in Design,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 1–2, Dec 2012.

[13] M.A. Solano*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.M. Tanik, “High-Level Fusion for Intelligence Applications using Recombinant Cognition Synthesis,” Information Fusion, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 79–98, Jan 2012.

[12]  N.W. Smith, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M. Khandaker, and J. Hashemi, “Influence of Storage Duration on Retention of Original Fracture Toughness,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 697–705, Jun 2011.

[11]  J.N. Carbone* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “A Knowledge Component Framework for Enhancing Transdisciplinary Knowledge Assimilation,” Transdisciplinary Journal of Engineering & Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 74–92, Dec 2010.

[10] J.N. Carbone*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.M. Tanik, “A Recombinant Knowledge Assimilation Common Process for Recursive Transdiscipline Synthesis,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 33–50, Mar 2010.

[9]    L.D. Welch* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Fairness in Agent Based Simulation Frameworks,” Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 011002–011007, Mar 2010.

[8]    J. Sun* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Optimization of Load Uniformity for Triangular Tube Using Non-linear Programming,” Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 121–140, 2007.

[7]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, K. Gautam, and G. Lolge, “Effect of Reference Loading and Crack Configuration on the Stress Intensity Factors in Weight Function Method,” International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 139, No. 3–4, pp. 553–560, Jun 2006.

[6]   W. Wanyama, A. Ertas*, H.-C. Zhang, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Life-Cycle Engineering: Issues, Tools and Research,” International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 16, No. 4–5, pp. 307–316, Jul-Aug 2003.

[5]    J. Sun, B. Han, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and H.-C. Zhang, “Design for Environment: Methodologies, Tools, and Implementation,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 59–75, Mar 2003.

[4]    J.F. Cárdenas-García*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J.M. Berg, “Solution to the Moiré Hole Method Problem,” Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 13–32, Jan-Feb 2001.

[3]    B. Obert, K. Ngo, J. Hashemi*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and T.P. Sivam, “Investigation of the Reduction in Tensile Strength and Fatigue Life of Pre-Corroded 7075-T6 Aluminum Alloy,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 441–448, Aug 2000.

[2]   A. Ertas*, J.T. Krafcik, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Performance of an Anisotropic Allman/DKT 3-Node Thin Triangular Flat Shell Element,” Composites Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 269–280, May 1992.

[1]     A. Ertas*, H.J. Carper, O. Cuvalci, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and W.R. Blackstone, “Experimental Investigation of Galling Resistance in OCTG Connections,” Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 114, No. 1, pp. 100–104, Feb 1992.

 

Probabilistic Biomechanics / Biomechanics

[9]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, G. Wanki, and J.P. Dias, “Healthcare -- Probabilistic Techniques for Bone as a Natural Composite” Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science. (Under review, Mar 12, 2017)

[8]     M. Khandaker* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Weibull Analysis of Fracture Test Data on Bovine Cortical Bone: Influence of Orientation,” International Journal of Biomaterials, Vol. 2013, Article ID 639841, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/639841, Dec 2013.

[7]    S.T. Imam*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.-C. Chyu, “Application of Probability Theory to Analyze Impact of Disease on Human Life Expectancy,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 25–35, Sep 2010.

[6]     J. Hashemi*, R. Breighner, T.-H. Jang, N. Chandrashekar, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J.R. Slauterbeck, “RE: Oh and Ashton-Miller: Comments on Hashemi et al. ‘Increasing Pre-Activation of the Quadriceps Muscle Protects the Anterior Cruciate Ligament During the Landing Phase of a Jump: An in Vitro Simulation’,” The Knee, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 261–263, Aug 2010.

[5]     J. Hashemi*, R. Breighner, T.-H. Jang, N. Chandrashekar, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J.R. Slauterbeck, “Increasing Pre-Activation of the Quadriceps Muscle Protects the Anterior Cruciate Ligament during the Landing Phase of a Jump: An in Vitro Simulation,” The Knee, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 181–260, Jun 2010.

[4]     S.M. Hsiang, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and T.H. Jang, “Designing Against Head Injury while Considering Neck Injury,” Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 41–59, Mar 2007.

[3]     J. Hashemi*, N. Chandrashekar, T. Jang, F. Karpat, M. Oseto, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “An Alternative Mechanism of Non-contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury During Jump-landing: In-vitro Simulation,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 347–354, Jun 2007.

[2]     J.F. Cárdenas-García*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, J.M. Berg, and W.H. Wilson, “Nonlinear Least Squares Solution to the Moiré Hole Method Problem in Orthotropic Materials, Part I: Residual Stresses,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 301–313, Aug 2005.

[1]     J.F. Cárdenas-García*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, J.M. Berg, and W.H. Wilson, “Nonlinear Least Squares Solution to the Moiré Hole Method Problem in Orthotropic Materials, Part II: Material Elastic Constants,” Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 314–324, Aug 2005.

 

Engineering Education

[4]    S.M. Asio, J.A. Cross*, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Factors Affecting Innovation in Engineering Design Teams: An Empirical Investigation of Student Team Perceptions,” International Journal of Engineering Education. (Under review, Feb 10, 2017)

[3]    S.M. Asio, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and J.A. Cross, “Engineering Student Team Innovation: The Current State of Practice,” European Journal of Engineering Education. (Under second review, Jan 7, 2017)

[2]    M.A. Romero, A.E. Thal*, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Understanding Barriers to Technology Transfer in a Federal Laboratory,” European Journal of Business and Research, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 127–132, Nov 2012.

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Pan-Mentoring’ as an Effective Element of Capstone Design Courses,” The International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 721–724, 2003.

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Publications (corresponding author denoted by *, student and post-doc denoted by italics)

 PPHM /PHM

[9]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, A. Nispel, S. Dabetwar, F.M. Alemayehu, and J.-P. Dias, “Probability Distributions of Initial and Future Loads for Assessment of Component Life,” Proceedings of the 2017 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Tampa, Florida, Nov 3–9, 2017.

[8]    H.B. Endeshaw, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, and J.-P. Dias, “The Remaining Useful Life of Gears with Inherent Uncertainties,” Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Gears, Garching, Germany, Sep 13–15, 2017.

[7]     H.B. Endeshaw, F.M. Alemayehu, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and J.-P. Dias “A Probabilistic Model-Based Prognostics Using Meshfree Modeling: A Case Study on Fatigue Life of a Cantilever Beam,” Proceedings of the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov 11–17, 2016.

[6]    F.M. Alemayehu* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Probabilistic MBDA and PHM for Reliability of Wind Turbine Drivetrain,” Proceedings of the Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems Workshop, Ilha Solteira, Brazil, Dec 14–15, 2015.

[5]     A.C. Gonçalves, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems - Editorial Note,” Proceedings of the Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems Workshop, Ilha Solteira, Brazil, Dec 14–15, 2015.

[4]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, H.B. Endeshaw, O. Gecgel, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Uncertainty in Remaining Useful Life,” Proceedings of the Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems Workshop, Ilha Solteira, Brazil, Dec 14–15, 2015.

[3]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, H. Endeshaw, D. Pham, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Uncertainty in Remaining Useful Life Prediction” Proceedings of the 2015 ABCM International Congress of Mechanical Engineering - COBEM2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec 6–11, 2015.

[2]   D. Pham, F. Alemayehu, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and H. Endeshaw, “Probabilistic Approach to Improve the Prediction Accuracy of Remaining Useful Life” Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov 13–19, 2015. (Presentation Only)

[1]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “A Comprehensive Approach for Accounting for Uncertainty in Gearbox Failure of Wind Turbines,” Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Jeju Island, South Korea, Jun 12–16, 2011.

 

Probabilistic Dynamics / Dynamics

[20]  N. Nkama, F.M. Alemayehu, H. Endeshaw, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and D. Pham, “Probabilistic Analysis of Continuously Variable Transmission to Increase Reliability,” Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov 13–19, 2015.

[19]  D. Juschanin, F.M. Alemayehu, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Low Frequency Vibration Consideration in Tool-Path Computation of Two-Link Serial Manipulator for Improved Accuracy,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal, Canada, Nov 14–20, 2014.

[18]  F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Probabilistic Analysis in Multibody Dynamics,” Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Berlin, Germany, Jun 10–14, 2012.

[17]  F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Uncertainty in the Dynamics of Gear-pair Fatigue and Fracture,” Proceedings of the 2012 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Costa Mesa, California, Jun 11–14, 2012.

[16]  F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Probabilistic Multibody Modeling of Gearboxes for Wind Turbines,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, Nov 11–17, 2011.

[15]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, I. Durukan, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Configurations of Impact Absorber for Efficient Energy Dissipation,” Proceedings of the 2011 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Uncasville, Connecticut, Jun 13–15, 2011.                                                                     

[14]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, I. Durukan, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Performance of Bi-Unit Impact Vibration Absorbers with Staggered and Identical Clearances,” Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Nov 13–19, 2009.

[13]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, I. Durukan, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Dynamics of a Bi-Unit Impact Vibration Absorber with Staggered Clearances,” Proceedings of the 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jun 1–3, 2009. (Extended Abstract)

[12] F. Karpat and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Dynamic Analysis of High-Contact-Ratio Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct 31–Nov 6, 2008.

[11]  F. Gungor, E. Gumus, A. Ertas, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and E. Nieto, “Vibration Absorption of Tip Appendage Using Digital Image Processing,” Proceedings of the 2008 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jun 2–5, 2008.

[10]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, E. Nieto, F. Gungor, E. Gumus, and A. Ertas, “Study of a Bi-Unit Impact Damper Using Optical Technique,” Proceedings of the 2008 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jun 2–5, 2008.

[9]    S. Ekwaro-Osire*, C. Ozerdim, and M.P.H. Khandaker, “Effect of Attachment Configuration on Impact Vibration Absorbers,” IMAC-XXIII: A Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Orlando, Florida, Jan 31–Feb 3, 2005.

[8]   J. Sun, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and S.M. Hsiang, “Comparison and Optimization of Impact Behavior of Triangular Tubes,” 10th Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, Paper No. AIAA-2004, Aug 30–Sep 1, 2004.

[7]    J.F. Cárdenas-García*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J.M. Berg, "Nonlinear Least-squares Solution to the Moiré Hole-drilling Problem in Orthotropic Materials," SEM International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanic, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jun 10–12, 2002.

[6]   J. Sun and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Prediction of Energy Absorption of Thin Tubes,” ASME 2002 GSTC, Kingsville, Texas, Mar 21–24, 2002. (Second Place Presentation Award to J. Sun)

[5]     J.F. Cárdenas-García*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J.M. Berg, “Nonlinear Least Squares Applied to the Moiré Hole Drilling Problem,” SEM International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Portland, Oregon, Jun 4–6, 2001.

[4]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and I.C. Desen, “Characteristics of an Impact Vibration Absorber,” ASME 2000 GSTC, Lafayette, Louisiana, Mar 23–26, 2000. (First Place Presentation Award to I.C. Desen)

[3]     A. Ertas*, O. Cuvalci, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Dynamics of a Flexible Structure with Pendulum Studied at Various Angles between Vertical and the Horizontal Positions,” Proceedings of the Seventh Conference on Nonlinear Vibrations, Stability, and Dynamics of Structures, Blacksburg, Virginia, Jul 26–30, 1998. (Extended Abstract)

[2]    O. Cuvalci, A. Ertas*, I. Cicek, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Vibration Absorber for Flexible Structures: Experimental Study under Random and Sinusoidal Excitations,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Active/Passive Vibration Control and Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures, DE-Vol. 95, pp. 143–149, 1997.

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire and A. Ertas*, “Response Statistics of a Beam-Mass Oscillator under Combined Harmonic and Random Excitation,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, AMD-Vol. 192, pp. 179–189, Nov 1994.

 

 Probabilistic Design / Design

[59]  J. Zanoff* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “An Approach that can Quickly Assess Product Reliability,” Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Orlando, Florida, Jan 23–26, 2017.

[58]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, C. Felix, J.P. Dias, R. Cruz-Lozano, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Using Sketches to Improve Design of Hip Joint Prosthesis” Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference of Society of Design and Process Science, Orlando, Florida, Dec 4–6, 2016. (Presentation Only)

[57]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F.M. Alemayehu, J. Chapman, O. Gecgel, S. Dabetwar, J.-P. Dias, and H.B. Endeshaw, “Probabilistic Approach to Determine the Efficiency of Wave Energy Conversion System,” Proceedings of the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov 11–17, 2016.

[56] F. Karpat*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, T.G. Yilmaz, O. Dogan, and C. Yuce, “Design and Analysis of Internal Gears with Different Rim Thickness and Shapes,” Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov 13–19, 2015.

[55]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, R. Cruz-Lozano, and H. Endeshaw, “Uncertainty in the Communication with a Sketch” Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference of Society of Design and Process Science, Fort Worth, Texas, Nov 1–5, 2015.

[54] F. Karpat*, O. Dogan, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and C. Yuce, “A Novel Method for Calculation Gear Tooth Stiffness for Dynamic Analysis of Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal, Canada, Nov 14–20, 2014.

[53] R. Cruz-Lozano, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Quantification of Uncertainty in Sketches,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal, Canada, Nov 14–20, 2014.

[52] H. Endeshaw, and F.M. Alemayehu, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Modeling of a Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Mounted on a Quick-Return Mechanism,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal, Canada, Nov 14–20, 2014.

[51] F. Karpat*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, C. Yuce, and E. Karpat, “A Virtual Tool for Wear Simulation of Plastic Gear Pairs,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, California, Nov 15–21, 2013.

[50] F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Loading and Design Parameter Uncertainty in the Dynamics and Performance of High-Speed-Parallel-Helical Stage of a Wind Turbine Gearbox,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Portland, Oregon, Aug 4–7, 2013.

[49] F.M. Alemayehu and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Uncertainty Considerations in the Dynamics of Gear-Pair,” Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov 9–15, 2012.

[48]  F. Karpat, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and E. Karpat, “A Virtual Tool for Wear Simulation of Standard and Non-Standard Spur Gears,” Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, Texas, Nov 9–15, 2012.

[47]  A.I. Bhuiyan and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Safety Notions in Introductory Design,” Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Berlin, Germany, Jun 10–14, 2012.

[46]  I. Durukan, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and S.B. Bayne, “Flywheel Energy Storage Systems for Wind Turbine Grid Frequency Stability - A Review,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, Nov 11–17, 2011.

[45]  E. Shimek, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and J. Rasty, “Probabilistic Analysis of Steel Roof Damage from Hail Strike,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, Nov 11–17, 2011.

[44]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Versatility of Design Notebooks in Capstone Design Instruction,” Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Jeju Island, South Korea, Jun 12–16, 2011.

[43]  F. Karpat and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Efficiency of the High Contact Ratio Involute Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Nov 12–18, 2010.

[42]  A. Stroud and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Techniques of Modeling Ballistic Performance of Systems: A review,” Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Nov 12–18, 2010. (Poster)

[41]  I. Durukan, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and F.M. Alemayehu, “Energy Storage System for Wind Turbine,” Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Nov 12–18, 2010. (Presentation Only)

[40]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, F. Karpat, I. Durukan, F.M. Alemayehu, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “An Inverse Problem Technique for Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” Proceedings of the 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jun 1–3, 2009. (Extended Abstract)

[39]  N.W. Smith, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M. Khandaker, and J. Hashemi, “Influence of Storage Duration on Retaining Original Fracture Toughness,” Proceedings of the 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jun 1–3, 2009.

[38]  M. Khandaker*, D. Brantley, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Applying Modified Weibull Failure Theory on a Polysilicon MEMS Structure,” Proceedings of the 2009 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jun 1–3, 2009.

[37]  M.A. Solano*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.M. Tanik, “An Integrated Multi-Source JDL High-Level Fusion Architecture using Recombinant Cognition Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2009 SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, Florida, Apr 13–17, 2009.

[36]  M. Khandaker* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Development of a Product Development Lab Course: Application of Theoretical, FEA and Experimental Techniques,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct 31–Nov 6, 2008.

[35]  M. Dhorje, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, and F. Karpat, “A Weibull Failure Theory for Contact Loading In Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct 31–Nov 6, 2008.

[34]  L.D. Welch* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Fairness in Agent Based Simulation Frameworks,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, New York City, New York, Aug 3–6, 2008.

[33]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, I. Afuh, and P. Orono, “Information Gathering Activities in Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jun 22–25, 2008.

[32]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M. Dhorje, M. Khandaker, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Accounting for Uncertainty in the Inverse Problem,” Proceedings of the 2008 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jun 2–5, 2008.

[31]  F. Karpat, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, J. Chapman, and A. Swift, “Wind Power Test Bed,” WINDPOWER 2007 Conference & Exhibition, Los Angeles, California, Jun 3–6, 2007.  (Poster).

[30]  F. Karpat, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Photoelastic analysis of an asymmetric gear tooth,” SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Springfield, Massachusetts, Jun 3–6, 2007. (Presentation Only)

[29]  F. Karpat and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Influence of Tip Relief Modification on the Wear of Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth,” STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 6–10, 2007.

[28]  M.P.H. Khandaker, M. Dhorje, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Modified Weibull Failure Theory for Size Effect Prediction of Brittle Thin Film,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Nov 5–10, 2006.

[27]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and F. Karpat, “Experimental Studies on Galling Onset in OCTG Connections – A Review,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Nov 5–10, 2006.

[26]  F. Karpat and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Wear of Involute Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth under Dynamic Loading,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Nov 5–10, 2006.

[25]  F. Karpat, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and M.P.H. Khandaker, “Probabilistic Analysis of MEMS Asymmetric Gear Tooth,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Nov 5–10, 2006.

[24]  P. Orono and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Impact of Selection of Projects on Pan-Mentoring in Creative Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2006 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, California, Oct 28–31, 2006.

[23]  J.F. Cárdenas-García*, G.G. Weber, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “An Inverse Problem Methodology Appraisal of the Elastic Properties of Bimaterials,” Ninth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, San Diego, California, Jun 25-30, 2006.

[22]  M.P.H. Khandaker, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and M. Dhorje, “Failure Prediction of a Bimaterial Body under Tensile Loads,” Ninth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, San Diego, California, Jun 25-30, 2006.

[21]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Developing an Assessment Regime for Pan-Mentoring in Creative Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Jun 18–21, 2006.

[20]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Notched Bimaterials: An Inverse Problem Methodology Appraisal,” IMAC-XXIV A Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, St Louis, Missouri, Jan 30–Feb 2, 2006.

[19]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Pan-mentoring in creative engineering design – the coordination of individual and team creativity,” Proceedings of the 2005 Frontiers in Education Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct 19–22, 2005.

[18]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, and K. Gautam, “Probabilistic analysis of notched micro specimen under three-point loading,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, Sep 24–28, 2005.

[17]  P. Orono and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Evolutionary Design Paradigm as a Retention Tool,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, Oregon, Jun 12–15, 2005.

[16]  J. Sun and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Expression of Single Crack Propagation towards Fatigue Probability Analysis,” ASME 2005 GSTC, Lubbock, Texas, Apr 1–2, 2005.

[15]  M. Khandaker, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and K. Gautam, “Probabilistic Analysis of the Singular Stress Field in a Bimaterial fracture specimen,” ASME 2005 GSTC, Lubbock, Texas, Apr 1–2, 2005.

[14]  K. Gautam, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and M. Khandaker, “Probabilistic Analysis of Electrostatically Actuated U-Shape Micro Fracture Specimen,” ASME 2005 GSTC, Lubbock, Texas, Apr 1–2, 2005.

[13]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, A. Ertas, and O. Cuvalci, “Galling Onset in OCTG Connections,” 2005 STLE Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 15–19, 2005. (Presentation Only)

[12]  M.P.H. Khandaker and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Sensitivity Based Optimum Design Process for MEMS Devices,” 10th Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, Paper No. AIAA-2004, Aug 30–Sep 1, 2004.

[11]  H. Jin, J.F. Cárdenas-García*, H.A. Bruck, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Design and Construction of a Novel Microtensile Tester for Thin Films,” 2004 SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, California, Jun 7-10, 2004.

[10]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, T.-H. Jang, J. Sun, and V. Chakkarapani, “Stochasticity in Design and Fabrication Process of MEMS,” The Seventh International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Austin, Texas, 2003.

[9]     J. Sun, B. Han, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and H.-C. Zhang, “Design-for-Environment: Methodologies, Tools, and Implementation,” The Seventh International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Austin, Texas, 2003.

[8]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M.P.H. Khandaker, and T.-H. Jang, “Probabilistic Modeling of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS),” The Sixth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Pasadena, California, 2002.

[7]     Y. Yu, H.C. Zhang, A. Ertas, W. Wanyama, and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Manufacturability in the Engineering Design Process: a Review,” The Fifth World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 4–8, 2000.

[6]     B. Obert, K. Ngo, J. Hashemi*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and T.P. Sivam, “Quantification of Corrosion in 7075-T6 Aluminum Alloy,” ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division, PVP 398, pp. 119–133, Nov 14–19, 1999.

[5]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Integration of Solid Modeling in Concurrent Engineering Design,” The Third Biennial World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology, IDPT-Vol. 5, pp. 147–152, Jul 5–9, 1998.

[4]     B.H. Ertas, O. Cuvalci, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M. Harrington, D. Small, and G. Qi, “Design and Stress Analysis of a Center Spreader of an Aircraft Seat,” The Third Biennial World Conference on Integrated Design & Process Technology, IDPT-Vol. 5, pp. 325–331, Jul 5–9, 1998.

[3]     A. Ertas*, J.T. Krafcik, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Explicit Formulation of an Anisotropic Allman/DKT 3-node Thin Triangular Flat Shell Elements,” ASME ETCE Composite Material Technology Proceedings, PD Vol. 37, pp. 249–255, Jan 20–23 1991.

[2]    A. Ertas* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “A Linearization Technique for Stochastic Response of Tension Leg Platform,” Proceedings of the Third Conference on Nonlinear Vibrations, Stability, and Dynamics of Structures and Mechanisms, Blacksburg, Virginia, Jun 25–27, 1990. (Extended Abstract)

[1]     A. Ertas*, H.J. Carper, O. Cuvalci, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and W.R. Blackstone, “Experimental Investigation of Galling Resistance in OCTG Connections,” ASME ETCE Offshore and Arctic Operations Symposium Proceedings, PD-Vol. 29, pp. 15–20, Jan 14–18 1990.

 

Probabilistic Biomechanics / Biomechanics

[22]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, G. Wanki, and J.-P. Dias, “Multiscale Approach in Analysis of Risk for Bone Fracture,” Proceedings of the 2017 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Tampa, Florida, Nov 3–9, 2017.

[21]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, G. Wanki, and J.-P. Dias, “Healthcare - Probabilistic Techniques for Bone as a Natural Composite” Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference of Society of Design and Process Science, Orlando, Florida, Dec 4–6, 2016.

[20]  A. Bhuiyan*, N. Chandrashekar, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and J. Hashemi, “A New Look into the Interlock Mechanism in the Tibiofemoral Joint: A Finite Element and Experimental Study,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, California, Nov 15–21, 2013. (Presentation Only)

[19]  A.I. Bhuiyan*, J. Hashemi, J. Slauterbeck, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “The Effect of Quadriceps Muscles Forces over Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A validation study,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Verification and Validation Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 22–24, 2013.

[18]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, J. Jones, J. Hashemi, and M. Khandaker, “Effect on the Fatigue of Cortical Bone,” Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Nov 12–18, 2010. (Presentation Only)

[17]  S. Datta, M. Pantoya*, B. Dikici, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Reaction Dynamics and Probability Study of Aluminum-Viton-Acetone Droplets,” Proceedings of 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Nashville, Tennessee, Jul 25–28 2010.

[16]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and T.H. Jang, “Probabilistic Techniques in Bio-Engineering -- A Review,” Twelfth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 6–11, 2010.

[15]  S.T. Imam, S. Ekwaro-Osire*, and M.-C. Chyu, “Application of Probability Theory in Predicting Human Life Expectancy,” Twelfth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 6–11, 2010.

[14]  T.H. Jang and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Stochastic Finite Element Approach in Mid-Cervical Spine (C4-C6) for increasing Analysis Reliability,” Twelfth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 6–11, 2010.

[13]   J. Hashemi, J.B. Gill, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and, T.H. Jang*, “Finite Element Model for Investigation of Disc Degeneration under Dynamic Loads,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct 31–Nov 6, 2008.

[12]  T.H. Jang*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, J.B. Gill, and J. Hashemi, “Uncertainty Analysis for Biomechanical Injury of Cervical Spine Column,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct 31–Nov 6, 2008.

[11]  R. Breighner, T.H. Jang, S. Ekwaro-Osire, N. Chandrashekar, and J. Hashemi*, “An In-Vitro Investigation of the Role of Quadriceps Load During One-Legged Jump Landing,” Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress of Sports Injury Prevention, Tromsø, Norway, Jun 26–28, 2008 (abstract published in British Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 491–548, Jun 2008).

[10]  M. Khandaker*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and R. Borge, “Predictions of Interfacial Strength in Bimaterial Components,” Proceedings of the 2008 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jun 2–5, 2008.

[9]     M. Khandaker*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and N. Smith, “A Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics Criterion for Bone-Cement Interface,” Proceedings of the 2008 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jun 2–5, 2008.

[8]    M. Khandaker*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and F. Afrin, “Evaluating the Crack-Tip Bridging Stress in a Bovine Cortical Bone,” Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Seattle, Washington, Nov 11–15, 2007.

[7]     P. Orono and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Impact of Student Selection of Design Projects on Team Performance,” Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jun 24–27, 2007.

[6]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, M. Dhorje, G. Lolge, and J.F. Cárdenas-García, “Probabilistic Analysis of a Bimaterial Disc,” SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, Springfield, Massachusetts, Jun 3–6, 2007.

[5]     T.-H. Jang and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Multivariate Analysis of Variance for Significance of Material Property in Cervical Spine Response,” Ninth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, San Diego, California, Jun 25-30, 2006.

[4]     S. Ekwaro-Osire, J.F. Cárdenas-García*, and G. G. Weber “Determining Material Properties of Orthotropic Bimaterials,” SEM Annual Conference & Exposition, St Louis, Missouri, Jun 4–7, 2006.

[3]     T.-H. Jang* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Probabilistic Analysis of Lower Cervical Spine for Whiplash Injury,” Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail Cascade Resort and Spa, Vail, Colorado, Jun 22–26, 2005.

[2]     T.-H. Jang* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Age-Related Spine Injury Based on the Investigation of the Disc Degeneration, and Osteoporosis,” Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail Cascade Resort and Spa, Vail, Colorado, Jun 22–26, 2005.

[1]     T.-H. Jang and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Random Field Analysis Applied to Cervical Spine Column,” 10th Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, Paper No. AIAA-2004, Aug 30–Sep 1, 2004.

Engineering Education

[16] M.A. Romero, A.E. Thal*, and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Understanding Barriers to Technology Transfer in a Federal Laboratory,” Proceedings of the 2012 International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct 14–17, 2012.

[15]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Versatility of Design Notebooks in Capstone Design Instruction,” Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Jeju Island, South Korea, Jun 12–16, 2011.

[14]  S.M. Hsiang, T. Karakostas, C.-C. Chang, and S. Ekwaro-Osire* “Coupling Gait and Mental Workload,” Twelfth International Conference on Integrated Design and Process Technology, Dallas, Texas, Jun 6–11, 2010.

[13]  J.N. Carbone* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “A knowledge Component Framework for Improving Transdisciplinary Knowledge Assimilation,” TheATLAS T3 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Georgetown, Texas, May 23–28, 2010.

[12]  J.N. Carbone*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and M.M. Tanik, “A Recombinant Knowledge Assimilation Common Process for Recursive Transdiscipline Synthesis,” SDPS Workshop, Montgomery, Alabama, Nov 1–5, 2009.

[11]  S. Ekwaro-Osire*, J.J. Mendias, and P. Orono, “Using Design Notebooks to Map Creativity during Team Activities,” Proceedings of the 2009 Frontiers in Education Conference, San Antonio, Texas, Oct 18–21, 2009.

[10]  S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Use of Research Notebooks by Undergraduate Students” Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, Texas, Jun 14–17, 2009.

[9]     M. Khandaker*, S. Ekwaro-Osire, and P. Orono, “Undergraduate engineering team projects: Is there any correlation between presentation and participation?” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jun 22–25, 2008.

[8]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, I. Afuh, and P. Orono, “Information Gathering Activities in Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jun 22–25, 2008.

[7]     L.D. Welch* and S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Seeking Shelter: Towards a Multi-Agent Based Simulation of a School Lockdown Scenario,” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Waltham, Massachusetts, May 12–13, 2008.

[6]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono “Design Notebooks as Indicators of Student Participation in Team Activities,” Proceedings of the 2007 Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Oct 10–13, 2007.

[5]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, R. Taraban, P. Orono, and C. Craig “Using Design Journals to Track Students’ Cognitive Patterns in Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2007 Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Istanbul, Turkey, Oct 1–4, 2007.

[4]     S. Ekwaro-Osire*, I. Afuh, and P. Orono “Collaboration between Librarian and Design Faculty to Harness Students’ Research Skills in Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2007 Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Istanbul, Turkey, Oct 1–4, 2007.

[3]     P. Orono and S. Ekwaro-Osire*, “Impact of Student Selection of Design Projects on Team Performance,” Proceedings of the 2007 Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Istanbul, Turkey, Oct 1–4, 2007.

[2]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Developing an Assessment Regime for Pan-Mentoring in Creative Engineering Design,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, Jun 18–21, 2006.

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and P. Orono, “Pan-mentoring in creative engineering design – the coordination of individual and team creativity,” Proceedings of the 2005 Frontiers in Education Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct 19–22, 2005.

 

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts (corresponding author denoted by *, student and post-doc denoted by italics)

[3]    J. Hashemi*, R. Breighner, T.H. Jang, S. Ekwaro-Osire, N. Chandrashekar, J. Slauterbeck, “The role of unopposed quadriceps force in loading the anterior cruciate ligament during jump landing,” Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS), Denver, Colorado, Mar 10–13, 2009.

[2]     J. Hashemi*, R. Breighner, T. Jang, N. Chandrashekar, S. Ekwaro-Osire, J. Slauterbeck, “The role of un-opposed quadriceps force in loading the anterior cruciate ligament during jump landing: In-vitro simulation,” Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, Feb 22–25, 2009.

[1]     J. Hashemi*, N. Chandrashekar, T. Jang, F. Karpat, M. Osetto, S. Ekwaro-Osire, “Favorable conditions for non-contact ACL injury during jump-landing an In-vitro simulation,” Transactions of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, California, Feb 11–14, 2007.

 

None Peer-Reviewed Magazines (corresponding author denoted by *, student and post-doc denoted by italics)

[1]     S. Ekwaro-Osire* and F. Karpat, “Examining Gear Design for Increased Reliability,” North American Windpower, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 94&96, May 2010.

 

Invited Presentations

Plenary Presentation

[2]    Uncertainty, Transdisciplinarity, Energy, and International Collaboration Themes, Probabilistic Prognostics and Health Management of Energy Systems Workshop, Ilha Solteira, Brazil, Dec 14–15, 2015.

[1]     Research Endeavor and Transdisciplinarity, International Conference of Society of Design and Process Science, Fort Worth, Texas, Nov 1–5, 2015.

Presentations

[18]   Improving Communication in Design through Uncertainty Quantification of Sketches, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Jan 25, 2017.

[17]   Improving Communication in Design through Uncertainty Quantification of Sketches, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom, Jan 23, 2017.

[16]   Opportunities of Transdisciplinary Research, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil, Dec 15, 2015.

[15]   Perspectives on Bioengineering, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Tupã, SP, Brazil, Dec 11, 2015.

[14]   On Spur Gears with Asymmetric Teeth, National Wind Technology Center, Boulder, CO, Mar 11, 2011.

[13]  A Comprehensive Approach for Accounting for Uncertainty in Gearbox Failure of Wind Turbines, Wind Science & Engineering Wednesday Seminar Series, Lubbock, TX, Feb 9, 2011.

[12]   A Comprehensive Approach for Mitigation and Prediction of Gearbox Failure of Wind Turbines, FM Global, Norwood, MA, Jan 28, 2011.

[11]   Weakest-Link Approach for Fatigue Limit of Metals, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Jul 10, 2008.

[10]   Statistical Fracture Theory for Mechanical and Biological Structures, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon (Turkey), Dec 3, 2007.

[9]     Grad Study and Post-doctoral Research in the USA, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon (Turkey), Dec 3, 2007.

[8]     Grad Study and Post-doctoral Research in the USA, Bogazici University, Istanbul (Turkey), Nov 28, 2007.

[7]    Statistical Fracture Theory for Mechanical and Biological Structures, Bogazici University, Istanbul (Turkey), Nov 26, 2007.

[6]    A Modified Weibull Failure Theory for Engineering and Biological Structures, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey), Nov 5, 2007.

[5]    'Hi y'all?’ or Graduate Study in Lubbock, USA, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey), Nov 5, 2007.

[4]    A Modified Weibull Failure Theory for Engineering and Biological Structures, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara (Turkey), Nov 6, 2007.

[3]    ‘Hi y'all?’ or Graduate Study in Lubbock, USA, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara (Turkey), Nov 6, 2007.

[2]    Probabilistic Approaches in Cervical Spine Research, Brunel University, West London (United Kingdom), Aug 2006.

[1]    Accounting for High Stress Gradient by a Modified Weibull Failure Theory, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Apr 2006.