Publications


Journal Articles

  1. Tehrani, F.M. , McComb, C. , and Scott, S. "A quantitative approach to evaluate the effectiveness of the extended situational teaching model in engineering education." Submitted to European Journal of Engineering Education.
  2. McComb, C. , Johnson, N.G. , Santaeufemia, P.S. , Gorman, B.T. , and Shimada, K. "Multi-Objective Optimization and Scenario-based Robustness Analysis of the Moneymaker Hip Pump." Submitted to Journal of Development Engineering.
  3. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. "Mining Process Heuristics from Designer Action Data via Hidden Markov Models." Submitted to Journal of Mechanical Design.
  4. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. "Capturing Human Sequence-Learning Abilities in Configuration Design Tasks through Markov Chains." Submitted to Journal of Mechanical Design.
  5. McComb, C. , Goucher-Lamber, K. , and Cagan, J. (2017). "Impossible by Design? Fairness, Strategy, and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem." Design Science, vol. 3.
  6. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (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.
  7. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (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.
  8. McComb, C. , and Tehrani, F.M. (2015). "Enhancing Shear Transfer in Composite Decks." Engineering Structures, vol. 88, pp. 251-261.
  9. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (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.
  10. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (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. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2017). "Validating a Tool for Predicting Problem-Specific Optimized Team Characteristics." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  2. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2017). "Eliciting Configuration Design Heuristics with Hidden Markov Models." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  3. McComb, C. , Johnson, N.G. , and Gorman, B.T. (2016). "Scenario-Based Robustness Analysis of Optimized I.D.E.-Style Treadle Pump Designs." ASME IDETC - Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference.
  4. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2016). "Utilizing Markov Chains to Understand Operation Sequencing in Design Tasks." Design Computing and Cognition '16.
  5. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2016). "Linking Properties of Design Problems to Optimal Team Characteristics." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  6. McComb, C. , Johnson, N.G. , Santaeufemia, P.S. , and Shimada, K. (2014). "Identifying Technical and Economic Improvements to the MoneyMaker Hip Pump through Multi-Objective Optimization." IEEE - Global Humanitarian Technology Conference.
  7. McComb, C. , Goucher-Lambert, K. , and Cagan, J. (2015). "Fairness and Manipulation: An Empirical Study of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem International Conference on Engineering Design." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  8. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2015). "Studying Human Design Teams through Computational Teams of Simulated Annealing Agents." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  9. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2015). "Heterogeneous Simulated Annealing Teams: An Optimizing Search Algorithm Inspired by Engineering Design Teams." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  10. Santaeufemia, P.S. , Johnson, N.G. , McComb, C. , and Shimada, K. (2014). "Improving Irrigation in Remote Areas: Multi-objective Optimization of a Treadle Pump." ASME IDETC - Design Automation Conference.
  11. McComb, C. , and Tehrani, F.M. (2014). "Research and Practice Group Methodology: A Case Study in Student Success.." ASEE Pacific-Southwest Conference.
  12. McComb, C. , Cagan, J. , and Kotovsky, K. (2014). "Quantitative Comparison of High- and Low-Performing Teams in a Design Task Subject to Drastic Changes." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology Conference.
  13. McComb, C. , Lawson, M. , and Yu, Y-H. (2013). "Development and Verification of a Wave Energy Converter Simulation Tool." Marine Energy Technology Symposium.