Societies, Organizations, Libraries
The Design Society
Engineering Design Challenges (NASA)
Design Research Society
Design History Society
American Society of Mechanical Engineering
Intl. Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
Swedish Morphological Society
1. Axiomatic Design
2. Formal Methods in Design
3. Decision Based Design
4. Analogy-based Design
5. Morphological Design
6. Multidisciplinary Optimization (MDO)
7. Modular Design
8. Platform Based Design
9. Component-Based Design
10. Grammatical Design
11. Methods of Artificial Intelligence
12. Hierarchical Design
15. Parameter Space Investigation (PSI Method)
16. Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization
17. Simulation-Based Design
18. Hierarchical Morphological Multicriteria Design (HMMD)
19. Multi-level logic synthesis
20. System Level Design
21. Hybrid Methods
22. Biologically inspired design
Additional Systems Issues
1. Computer-Aided Design
2. Design/Engineering Frameworks
3. Design/Engineering Environments
4. Creativity in Design
5. Engineering and Design Education
Journal of Engineering Design (Taylor & Francis)
Research in Engineering Design (Springer)
Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Springer)
CoDesign (Taylor & Francis)
Journal of Design Research (Inderscience)
Design Studies (Elsevier)
Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing (AI EDAM)
Int. Journal of Design and Process Science (IOS Press)
AI in Engineering
Advances in Complex Systems
Computer-Aided Design (Elsevier)
IEEE Trans. on SMC
Central Eur. J. of Engineering (Springer)
Advances in Engineering Software (Elsevier)
Advanced Engineering Informatics (Elsevier)
J. of Mechanical Design
Computational Optimization and Applications
Optimization and Engineering
1. Mechanical engineering
2. Aerospace engineering
3. Chemical engineering
4. Manufacturing engineering
5. Material engineering
6. Computer systems
8. Software engineering
9. Information systems engineering
10. VLSI design
11. Civil engineering
13. Communication systems engineering
14. Socio-economical systems
15. Environmental/ecological systems
16. Military / defense systems
17. Product platforms and product families
Research Centers & Groups
Cambridge Engineering Design Centre
Segal Design Institute (Northwestern Univ.)
School of Engineering Design & Technology (Univ. of Bradford, UK )
MIT Design Laboratory
Engineering Design Centre, Newcastle University
Prof. John S. Gero (Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering,
George Mason Univ.)
Prof. Clive L. Dym (Dept. of Engineering,
Harvey Mudd College & Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst)
Design Methodology Group (Delft University of Technology)
Prof. Karl T. Ulrich
(Operations and Information Management Dept.,
The Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Prof. Erik K. Antonsson,
Caltech Engineering Design Research Lab.
(Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Division of Engineering and Applied Science,
California Institute of Technology)
Prof. Alice M. Agogino
(Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Univ. of California at Berkeley)
Prof. John K. Gershenson
(Michigan Techn. Univ.)
Prof. Panos Y. Papalambros
(Optimal Design lab., Univ. of Michigan)
Prof. Jonathan Cagan
(Intergrated Design Innovation Group 'IDI group', CMU)
Prof. Mary Frecken & Prof. Tim Simpson
(Engineering Design & Optimization Group, Penn State Univ.)
Prof. Robert B. Stone
* Dept. of Interdisciplinary Engineering, Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology
* DesignEngineeringLab, Oregon State Univ.
Prof. Yoram Reich
(Tel-Aviv Univ., Israel)
Prof. Steven D. Eppinger
(Engineering Systems Division & Sloan School of Management, MIT)
Systems Realization Laboratory (School of Mechanical Engineering,
Georgia Inst. of Technology)
Prof. Irem Y. Turem
(Complex Engineered Systems Design 'CESD' Lab.),
School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering,
Oregon State University
Enterprise Systems Optimization Lab - ESOL
(Prof. Harrison M. Kim,
Dept. of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering,
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign)
Multidisciplinary Optimization Branch,
NASA Langley Research Center (Dr. Natalia Alexandrov, etc.)
Sructural and Multidisciplinary Optimization Group
(Prof. Rafael T. Haftka & Prof. Nam-Ho Kim;
(Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Florida)
Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory (Georgia Tech)
Prof. Frank Schweitzer, Chair of System Design, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Matthew I. Campbell
(Automated Design Lab.),
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
The Univ. of Texas at Austin
Prof. Ahmed K. Noor, Center for Advanced Engineering Environments CAEE
(Frank Batten College of Eng. & Technol.,
Old Dominion Univ., Virginia, USA; funding from NASA)
Prof. Gul E. Okudan Kremer,
Applied Decision Analysis for Improved Products & Systems Group (ADAPS Group),
School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs, PennState
Dept. of EE and CS, California Univertsity at Berkeley
(multi-level logic synthesis,
design methodology, hybrid systems, embedded systems,
Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems 'iCyPhy',
wireless sensor networks, systems of systems,
Prof. Richard M. Murray,
Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology
(Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems 'iCyPhy', Networked Control Systems, Automatic synthesis of control protocols, etc.)
Intelligence Manufacturing Systems (IMS) Centre
(Prof. Hoda ElMaraghy, Waguih ElMaraghy, Canada,
Univ. of Windsor,
Faculty of Engineering,
Dept. of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering),
reconfigurable and changeable systems, etc.
Prof. Dimitri Mavris, Aerospace Systems Design Lab.
(School of Aerospace Engineering,
College of Engineering,
Georgia Inst. of Tehcnology)
The Berkeley Inst. of Design (research group - interdisciplinary approach to design for the 21th century)
(Univ. of California at Berkeley)
Center for Integrated Facility Engineering
The NSF Center for e-Design and the Realization of Engineered Products and Systems
Prof. Jim Waldo,
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Institute of Design at Stanford,
Inst. of Complex Engineered Systems,
College of Engineering, CMU
Prof. Bruce Hanington, School of Design, CMU
Prof. Vijay Kumar, IIT Design Institute, Illinois Institute of Technology
Projects and Programs
Decision Based Design - Open Workshop (Univ. of New York at Buffalo)
Systems Integration for Manufacturing Applications
(SIMA) Program (NIST)
Stanford Design Program
Cambridge Engineering Design Centre
Penn State Engineering Design
(Engineering Design Program, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, College of Engineering)
Faculty of Engineering and Design, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Segal Design Institute at Northwestern Univ.
Univ. of Bristol, Faculty of Engineering
Univ. of Bath, Faculty of Engineering & Design
Western Michigan Univ.; College of Engineering;
Manufacturing and Management Systems Department
School of Engineering Design & Technology (Univ. of Bradford, UK )
School of Systems Design Engineering, Univ. of Waterloo )
MIT System Design and Management Program
Graduate School of System Design and Management
(Japan's Keio Univ., Tokyo)
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
"Integrated Product and Process Design" program,
College of Engineering, Univ. of Florida
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