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. (2017). "Data on the Configuration Design of Internet-Connected Home Cooling Systems by Engineering Students." Data in Brief, vol. 14, pp. 773-776.
  4. McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. (2017). "Mining Process Heuristics from Designer Action Data via Hidden Markov Models." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  5. McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. (2017). "Capturing Human Sequence-Learning Abilities in Configuration Design Tasks through Markov Chains." Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 139(9), pp. 1-12.
  6. McComb, C., Goucher-Lamber, K., and Cagan, J. (2017). "Impossible by Design? Fairness, Strategy, and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem." Design Science, vol. 3(2).
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. McComb, C., and Tehrani, F.M. (2015). "Enhancing Shear Transfer in Composite Decks." Engineering Structures, vol. 88, pp. 251-261.
  10. 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.
  11. 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. Tehrani, F., McComb, C., and Papavasiliou, N. "Application of Project-based Learning within the Context of Sustainable Development in Education of International Engineer Citizens." Submitted to Iran International Conference on Engineering Education.
  2. 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.
  3. McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. (2017). "Eliciting Configuration Design Heuristics with Hidden Markov Models." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  4. 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.
  5. McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. (2016). "Utilizing Markov Chains to Understand Operation Sequencing in Design Tasks." Design Computing and Cognition '16.
  6. McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. (2016). "Linking Properties of Design Problems to Optimal Team Characteristics." ASME IDETC - Design Theory and Methodology 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). "Heterogeneous Simulated Annealing Teams: An Optimizing Search Algorithm Inspired by Engineering Design Teams." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  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., and Tehrani, F.M. (2014). "Research and Practice Group Methodology: A Case Study in Student Success.." ASEE Pacific-Southwest Conference.
  14. McComb, C., Lawson, M., and Yu, Y-H. (2013). "Development and Verification of a Wave Energy Converter Simulation Tool." Marine Energy Technology Symposium.

Other

  1. Workshop: Roy, O., and McComb, C. (2018). "Ethical Design of Gendered Products." Engineering, Social Justice and Peace Conference.
  2. Lightning Talk: McComb, C. (2015). "The Cyborg Designer." International Conference on Engineering Design.