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. A. Raina, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2019). "Transferring Design Strategies from Human to Computer and Across Design Problems." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  4. A. Raina, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2019). "Learning To Design From Humans: Imitating Human Designers Through Deep Learning." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  5. S. Lapp, K. Jablokow, and C. McComb (2019). "KABOOM: An Agent-Based Model for Simulating Cognitive Style in Team Problem Solving." Design Science.
  6. M. Li, N. Mahajan, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Image collection of 3D-printed prototypes and non-3D-printed prototypes." Data in Brief.
  7. 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.
  8. M. Alzayed, C. McComb, S. Hunter, and S. Miller (2019). "Expanding the Solution Space in Engineering Design Education: A Simulation-Based Investigation of Product Dissection." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  9. 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.
  10. T. Maier, J. DeFranco, and C. McComb (2019). "An Analysis of Design Process and Performance in Distributed Data Science Teams." Team Performance Management.
  11. T. Mahan, N. Meisel, C. McComb, and J. Menold (2018). "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.
  12. 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.
  13. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2018). "Data on the Design of Truss Structures by Teams of Engineering Students." Data in Brief.
  14. 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.
  15. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Mining Process Heuristics from Designer Action Data via Hidden Markov Models." Journal of Mechanical Design.
  16. C. McComb, K. Goucher-Lambert, and J. Cagan (2017). "Impossible by Design? Fairness, Strategy, and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem." Design Science, vol. 3(2).
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. C. McComb, and F.M. Tehrani (2015). "Enhancing Shear Transfer in Composite Decks." Engineering Structures, vol. 88, pp. 251-261.

Conference Papers

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  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. 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.
  7. L. Puentes, A. Raina, J. Cagan, and C. McComb (2020). "Modeling a Strategic Human Engineering Design Process: Human-Inspired Heuristic Guidance Through Learned Visual Design Agents." International Design Conference.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. H. Singh, G. Cascini, and C. McComb (2020). "Analyzing the Effect of Self-Efficacy and Influencers on Design Teams." International Design Conference.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. T. Maier, J. Menold, and C. McComb (2019). "Towards an Ontology of Cognitive Assistants." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. C. McComb (2018). "Towards the Rapid Design of Engineered Systems Through Deep Neural Networks." Design Computing and Cognition '18.
  38. 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 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  42. T. Maier, and C. McComb (2018). "Designing Improved Teams for Crowdsourced Competitions." ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  43. A. Raina, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2018). "Design Strategy Transfer in Cognitively-Inspired Agents." ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering 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. L. Puentes, C. McComb, and J. Cagan (2018). "A Two-Tiered Grammatical Approach For Agent-Based Computational Design." ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference..
  46. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Validating a Tool for Predicting Problem-Specific Optimized Team Characteristics." ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  47. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2017). "Eliciting Configuration Design Heuristics with Hidden Markov Models." International Conference on Engineering Design.
  48. F.M. 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.
  49. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2016). "Utilizing Markov Chains to Understand Operation Sequencing in Design Tasks." Design Computing and Cognition '16.
  50. C. McComb, N.G. Johnson, and B.T. Gorman (2016). "Scenario-Based Robustness Analysis of Optimized I.D.E.-Style Treadle Pump Designs." ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  51. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2016). "Linking Properties of Design Problems to Optimal Team Characteristics." ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  52. C. McComb, J. Cagan, and K. Kotovsky (2015). "Studying Human Design Teams through Computational Teams of Simulated Annealing Agents." ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference..
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. C. McComb, and F.M. Tehrani (2014). "Research and Practice Group Methodology: A Case Study in Student Success.." ASEE Pacific-Southwest Conference.
  56. 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 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference..
  57. 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 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference..
  58. 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.
  59. C. McComb, M. Lawson, M., and Y-H. Yu (2013). "Development and Verification of a Wave Energy Converter Simulation Tool." Marine Energy Technology Symposium.

Theses

  1. C. McComb (2016). "Designing the Characteristics of Design Teams via Cognitively Inspired Computational Modeling." Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.
  2. C. McComb (2012). "Enhancement of Concrete Composite Decks." B.S., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, California State University Fresno.

Other

  1. Technical Presentation: G. Williams, N. A. Meisel, T. W. Simpson, and C. McComb (2019). "Design Repository Effectiveness for 3D Convolutional Neural Networks: Application to Additive Manufacturing." 30th Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium.
  2. Workshop: O. Roy, and C. McComb (2018). "Ethical Design of Gendered Products." Engineering, Social Justice and Peace Conference.
  3. Technical Presentation: J. Cagan, K. Kotovsky, and C. McComb (2018). "Are Teams Teams? And Other Musings on Humpty Dumpty’s Use of Language In The Design World." ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  4. Lightning Talk: C. McComb (2015). "The Cyborg Designer." International Conference on Engineering Design.