Systems Optimization Lab

Department of Mechanical Engineering | McGill University

Publications

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N.B. McGill-affiliated publications start in 2013; previous publications relate to research conducted during Dr. Kokkolaras' employment at the University of Michigan and his doctoral studies at Rice University

Archival Journal Articles

  1. R. Tournemenne, J.-F. Petiot, B. Talgorn, and M. Kokkolaras. 2017. "Brass Instruments Design Using Physics-based Sound Simulation Models and Surrogate-assisted Derivative-free Optimization." To appear, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design.
  2. M. Sandberg, I. Tyapin, M. Kokkolaras, A. Lundbladh and O. Isaksson, 2017. "A Knowledge-based Master Model Approach Exemplified with Jet Engine Structural Design." Computers in Industry, 85:31-38, DOI 10.1016/j.compind.2016.12.003.
  3. B. Thomsen, M. Kokkolaras, T. Mansson and O. Isaksson, 2017. "Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Alternative Manufacturing Methods on Aeroengine Component Lifing Decisions." ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 139, DOI 10.1115/1.4034883
  4. B. Talgorn, M. Kokkolaras, P. Piperni and A. DeBlois, 2016. "Numerical Investigation of Nonhierarchical Coordination for Distributed Multidisciplinary Design Optimization with Fixed Computational Budget." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, DOI 10.1007/s00158-016-1489-z.
  5. M. Pourbagin, B. Talgorn, W.G. Habashi, M. Kokkolaras, and S. Le Digabel, 2015. "On Power Optimization of Aircraft Electro-thermal Anti-icing Systems." Optimization and Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s11081-015-9282-1.
  6. G. Marwaha and M. Kokkolaras, 2015. "System of Systems Approach to Air Transportation Design Using Nested Optimization and Direct Search." Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 51:885-901, DOI 10.1007/s00158-014-1180-1.
  7. B. Talgorn, S. Le Digabel and M. Kokkolaras, 2015. “Statistical Surrogate Formulations for Simulation-based Design Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 137(2), DOI: 10.1115/1.4028756.
  8. N. Kang, M. Kokkolaras and P. Papalambros, 2014. “Solving Multiobjective Optimization Problems Using Quasi-separable MDO Formulations and Analytical Target Cascading.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 50:849-859, DOI 10.1007/s00158-014-1144-5.
  9. N. Kang, M. Kokkolaras, P. Papalambros, S. Yoo, W. Na, J. Park and D. Featherman, 2014. “Optimal Design of Commercial Vehicle Systems Using Analytical Target Cascading.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 50:1103-1114, DOI 10.1007/s00158-014-1097-8.
  10. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras and V. Pandey, 2014. “Reallocation of Testing Resources in Validating Optimal Designs Using Local Domains.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 50:825-838, DOI 10.1007/s00158-014-1086-y.
  11. J. Li, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and D. Gorsich, 2013. “Maximizing Design Confidence in Sequential Simulation-based Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 135(6), DOI: 10.1115/1.4024470.
  12. M. Kokkolaras, G. Hulbert. P. Papalambros, Z. Mourelatos, R.-J. Yang, M. Brudnak and D. Gorsich, 2013. “Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Simulation-based Vehicle Systems Design Validation.” International Journal of Vehicle Design, 61(1-4):233-248.
  13. S. Hoffenson, S. Arepally, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2013. “Quantification of the Design Relationship between Ground Vehicle Weight and Occupant Safety under Blast Loading.” International Journal of Vehicle Design, 61(1-4):204-218.
  14. M.J. Cervantes, S. Cupillard, K. Bance and M. Kokkolaras, 2012. “Shape Optimization of a 3D Slider with Dimples.” Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 6(12):15991607.
  15. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, V. Pandey and M. Kokkolaras, 2012. “Concurrent Design Optimization and Calibration-based Validation using Local Domains sized by Bootstrapping.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(10), DOI: 10.1115/1.4007572.
  16. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras and V. Pandey, 2012. “A Variable-size Local Domain Approach for Increased Design Confidence in Simulation-based Optimization.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 46(1):83-92, DOI 10.1007/s00158-011-0731-y.
  17. M. Sandberg, I. Tyapin, M. Kokkolaras, J.-O. Aidanpää, O. Isaksson and T. Larsson, 2011. “A Knowledge-based Master-model Approach with Application to Rotating Machinery Design.” Concurrent Engineering Research and Applications, 19(4):295-305.
  18. J. Hu, K.D. Klinich, M.P. Reed, M. Kokkolaras and J.D. Rupp, 2011. “Development and Validation of a Modified Hybrid-III Six-Year-Old Dummy Model for Simulating Submarining in Motor-Vehicle Crashes.” Medical Engineering & Physics, DOI:10.1016/j.medengphy.2011.08.013.
  19. S. Park, A. Malikopoulos, M. Kokkolaras and D. Jung, 2011. “Thermal Management System Modeling and Component Sizing for Heavy Duty Series Hybrid Electric Vehicles.” International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 18(3):272-287.
  20. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras, J. Li and G. Koscik, 2011. “A Variable-size Local Domain Approach to Computer Model Validation in Design Optimization.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, paper no. 2011-01-0243.
  21. H. Sarin, M. Kokkolaras, G.M. Hulbert, P.Y. Papalambros, S. Barbat and R.-J. Yang, 2010. “Comparing Time Histories for Validation of Simulation Models: Error Measures and Metrics.” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 132(6).
  22. S. Tosserams, M. Kokkolaras, L.F.P. Etman and J.E. Rooda, 2010. “A Non-hierarchical Formulation of Analytical Target Cascading.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 132(5).
  23. J.T. Allison, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2009. “Optimal Partitioning and Coordination Decisions in Decomposition-based Design Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 131(8).
  24. J. Han, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2008. “Optimal Design of Hybrid Fuel Cell Vehicles.” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 5(4).
  25. Z. Li, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and S.J. Hu, 2008. “Product and Process Tolerance Allocation in Compliant Multi-station Assembly Using Analytical Target Cascading.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130(9).
  26. Z. Li, L.E. Izquierdo, M. Kokkolaras, S.J. Hu and P.Y. Papalambros, 2008. “Multi-objective Optimization for Integrated Tolerance Allocation and Fixture Layout Design in Multistation Assembly.” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 130(4).
  27. M.J. Corl, M.G. Parsons and M. Kokkolaras, 2007. “Methodology for the Optimization of Commonality in Multiple Ship Classes.” Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 115.
  28. M.B. Parkinson, M.P. Reed, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2007. “Optimizing Truck Cab Layout for Driver Accommodation.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129(10):1110-1117.
  29. J.T. Allison, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2007. “On Selecting Single-Level Formulations for Complex System Design Optimization.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129(9):898-906.18.
  30. M. Kokkolaras, Z.P. Mourelatos and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006 . “Impact of Uncertainty Quantification on Design: An Engine Optimization Case Study.” International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 1(1-2):225-237.
  31. H. Liu, W. Chen, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and H.M. Kim, 2006. “Probabilistic Analytical Target Cascading - A Moment Matching Formulation for Multilevel Optimization under Uncertainty.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(4):991-1000.
  32. M. Kokkolaras, Z.P. Mourelatos and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Design Optimization of Hierarchically Decomposed Multilevel Systems under Uncertainty.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(2):503-508.
  33. S. Gunawan, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and Z. Mourelatos, 2006. “Optimal Design and Reliability Estimation with Incomplete Uncertainty Information.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Commercial Vehicles, paper no. 2006-01-0962.
  34. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Quantitative Platform Selection in Optimal Design of Product Families, with Application to Automotive Engine Design.” Journal of Engineering Design, 17(5):429-446.
  35. E. Primikiri, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Interpolation of Energy Performance Data for Building Design Decisions.” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 25(2):79-90.
  36. M. Kokkolaras, Z. Mourelatos, L. Louca, Z. Filipi, G. Delagrammatikas, A. Stefanopoulou, P. Papalambros and D. Assanis, 2005. “Design under Uncertainty and Assessment of Performance Reliability of a Dual-Use Medium Truck with Hydraulic-Hybrid Powertrain and Fuel Cell Auxiliary Power Unit.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems, paper no. 2005-01-1396.
  37. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and A. Perez-Duarte, 2005. “Platform Selection under Performance Bounds in Optimal Design of Product Families.” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(4):524-535.
  38. L.F.P. Etman, M. Kokkolaras, A.T. Hofkampf, P.Y. Papalambros, and J.E. Rooda, 2005. “Coordination Specification in Distributed Optimal Design of Multilevel Systems Using the χ Language.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 29(3):198-212.
  39. K.Y. Chan, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros, S.J. Skerlos and Z. Mourelatos, 2004. “Propagation of Uncertainty in Optimal Design of Multilevel Systems : Piston-Ring/Cylinder-Liner Case Study.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, paper no. 2004-01-1559.
  40. Z. Li, M. Kokkolaras, D. Jung, P.Y. Papalambros and D.N. Assanis, 2004. “An Optimization Study of Manufacturing Variation Effects on Diesel Injector Design with Emphasis on Emissions.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, paper no. 2004-01-1560.
  41. M. Kokkolaras, L.S. Louca, G.J. Delagrammatikas, N.F. Michelena, Z.S. Filipi, P.Y. Papalambros, J.L. Stein and D.N. Assanis, 2004. “Simulation-Based Optimal Design of Heavy Trucks by Model-Based Decomposition: An Extensive Analytical Target Cascading Case Study.” International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 11(3-4):402-432.
  42. Z.S. Filipi, L.S. Louca, B. Daran, C.-C. Lin, U. Yildir, B. Wu, M. Kokkolaras, D.N. Assanis, H. Peng, P.Y. Papalambros and J.L. Stein, 2004. “Combined Optimization of Design and Power Management of the Hydraulic Hybrid Propulsion System for a 6x6 Medium Truck.” International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 11(3-4):371-401.
  43. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras, N.F. Michelena, P.Y. Papalambros, K. Saitou, A. Perez-Duarte and P. Fenyes, 2004. “A Sensitivity-Based Commonality Strategy for Family Products of Mild Variation, with Application to Automotive Body Structures.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 27(1-2):89-96.
  44. M. Kokkolaras, A.J. Meade, Jr. and B.A. Zeldin, 2003. “Concurrent Implementation of the Optimal Incremental Approximation Method for the Adaptive and Meshless Solution of Differential Equations.” Optimization and Engineering, 4(4):271-289.
  45. M. Kokkolaras, R. Fellini, H.M. Kim, N.F. Michelena and P.Y. Papalambros, 2002. “Extension of the Target Cascading Formulation to the Design of Product Families.” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 24(4):293-301.
  46. H.M. Kim, M. Kokkolaras, L.S. Louca, G. Delagrammatikas, N.F. Michelena, Z.S. Filipi, P.Y. Papalambros, J.L. Stein and D.N. Assanis, 2002. “Target Cascading in Vehicle Redesign: A Class VI Truck Study.” International Journal of Vehicle Design, 29(3):1-27.
  47. N.F. Michelena, L.S. Louca, M. Kokkolaras, C.C. Lin, D. Jung, Z.S. Filipi, D.N. Assanis, P.Y. Papalambros, H. Peng, J.L. Stein, and M. Feury, 2001. “Design of an Advanced Heavy Tactical Truck: A Target Cascading Case Study.” SAE Transactions - Journal of Commercial Vehicles, paper no. SAE-2001-2793.
  48. M. Kokkolaras, C. Audet and J.E. Dennis, Jr., 2001. “Mixed Variable Optimization of the Number and Composition of Heat Intercepts in a Thermal Insulation System.” Optimization and Engineering, 2(1):5-29.
  49. A.J. Meade, Jr., M. Kokkolaras and B.A. Zeldin, 1997. “Sequential Function Approximation for the Solution of Differential Equations.” Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 13:977-986.
  50. A.J. Meade, Jr. and M. Kokkolaras, 1997. “Enhancement of a Viscous-Inviscid-Interaction Airfoil Analysis Code Using the Parallel Direct Search Algorithm.” Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 25(6):85-96.

Book Chapters

  1. B. Talgorn, S. Le Digabel and M. Kokkolaras, 2015. "Blackbox Optimization in Engineering Design: Adaptive Statistical Surrogates and Direct Search Algorithms." Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (Dedicated to the memory of Prof. Matthew G. Karlaftis), N. Lagaros and M. Papadrakakis, editors, Springer.
  2. M.J. Corl, M.G. Parsons and M. Kokkolaras, 2013. “Optimal Commonality Decisions in Multiple Ship Classes.” Advances in Product Family and Product Platform Design: Methods and Applications, T.W. Simpson, R.J. Jiao, Z. Siddique and K. Hölttä-Otto, editors, Springer.
  3. M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2008. “Nondeterministic Formulations of Analytical Target Cascading for Decomposition-based Design Optimization under Uncertainty.” Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties, Y. Tsompanakis, N. Lagaros, and M. Papadrakakis, editors, Springer.
  4. M. Kokkolaras, R. Fellini, H.M. Kim and P.Y. Papalambros, 2005. “Analytical Target Cascading in Optimal Design of Product Families.” Product Platform and Product Family Design: Methods and Applications, T.W. Simpson, Z. Siddique and J. Jiao, editors, Kluwer Academic Publishers - Springer.
  5. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2005. “Quantitative Platform Selection in Optimal Design of Product Families.” Product Platform and Product Family Design: Methods and Applications, T.W. Simpson, Z. Siddique and J. Jiao, editors, Kluwer Academic Publishers - Springer.

Communications in Archival Journals

  1. C. Audet and M. Kokkolaras, 2016. "Blackbox and Derivative-free Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications," Optimization and Engineering, 17:1-2, doi:10.1007/s11081-016-9307-4.
  2. H. Ilies, M. Parkinson, C. Conner Seepersad, M. Kokkolaras, K. Ragsdell, P. Papalambros, F. Mistree, C. Williams, R. Rai, J. Panchal, S. Ferguson, B. DuPont and J. Allison, 2015. "New Perspectives on Design Automation: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the ASME Design Automation Conference," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 137(5):050301-050301-5, 2015, doi:10.1115/1.4030256.

Conference Papers

  1. I. Chamseddine and M. Kokkolaras, 2016. "Bio-inspired Heuristic for Decoupling Network Configuration in Design Optimization of Air Transportation Systems-of-Systems." Proceedings of the 42nd ASME Design Automation Conference, August 21-24, 2016, Charlotte, North Carolina, paper no. DETC2016/DAC-59424.
  2. R. Tournemenne, J.-F. Petiot, B. Talgorn and M. Kokkolaras, 2016. "Brass Instruments Design Using Physics-based Sound Simulation Models and Surrogate-assisted Derivative-free Optimization." Proceedings of the 42nd ASME Design Automation Conference, August 21-24, 2016, Charlotte, North Carolina, paper no. DETC2016/DAC-59532.
  3. C. Goncalves and M. Kokkolaras, 2015. "Value-Driven Modeling of Tactical and Operational Decisions in Support of Aerospace Product-Service Systems Design." Proceedings of the 41st ASME Design Automation Conference, August 2-5, Boston, Massachusetts, paper no. DETC-2015-46967.
  4. B. Thomsen, M. Kokkolaras, T. Mansson and O. Isaksson, 2015. "Component Lifing Decisions and Maintenance Strategies in the Context of Aeroengine Product-Service Systems Design." Proceedings of the 41st ASME Design Automation Conference, August 2-5, Boston, Massachusetts, paper no. DETC-2015-46967.
  5. B. Talgorn, M. Kokkolaras, P. Piperni and A. DeBlois, 2015. "Non-hierarchical Coordination for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization in an Industrial Environment." Proceedings of the 62nd CASI Aeronautics Conference and AGM, May 19-21, Montréal, Québec.
  6. G. Marwaha and M. Kokkolaras, 2014. “System of Systems Approach to Air Transportation Design Using Nested Problem Formulation and Direct Search Optimization.” Proceedings of the 40th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 17-20, Buffalo, New York, paper no. DETC-2014-34772.
  7. B. Talgorn, S. Le Digabel and M. Kokkolaras, 2014. “Problem Formulations for Simulation-based Design Optimization Using Statistical Surrogates and Direct Search.” Proceedings of the 40th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 17-20, Buffalo, New York, paper no. DETC-2014-34778.
  8. C. Fortin, S. Yue, K. Packwood, J.-P. Lemarquis, Y.F. Zhao and M. Kokkolaras, 2014. “A New CDIO-based Training Program For Advanced Degrees in Aerospace Engineering.” Proceedings of the 10th International CDIO Conference, June 15-19, Barcelona, Spain.
  9. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, V. Pandey, M. Kokkolaras and D. Gorsich, 2013. “Accounting for Test Variability through Sizing Local Domains in Sequential Design Optimization with Concurrent Calibration-Based Model Validation.” Proceedings of the 39th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 4-7, Portland, Oregon, paper no. DETC-2013-12352.
  10. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, V. Pandey, I. Baseski, M. Kokkolaras, A. Singh and D. Lamb, 2013. “A Cost-Driven Method for Design Optimization Using Validated Local Domains.” Proceedings of the SAE World Congress, April 16-18, Detroit, Michigan, paper no. 2013-01-1385.
  11. N. Kang, M. Kokkolaras and P. Papalambros, 2013. “Solution of Multiobjective Optimization Problems via Non-hierarchical Analytical Target Cascading: A Quasi-separable MDO formulation.” Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-24, Orlando, Florida.
  12. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, V. Pandey and M. Kokkolaras, 2012. “Concurrent Design Optimization and Calibration-based Validation using Local Domains sized by Bootstrapping.” Proceedings of the 38th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 12-15, Chicago, Illinois, paper no. DETC-2012-70423.
  13. I. Tyapin, M. Sandberg, M. Kokkolaras, A. Lundbladh and O. Isaksson, 2012. “Optimization of a Jet Engine Structural Frame by Applying a Master-modeling Approach.” Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, June 11-15, Copenhagen, Denmark, paper no. GT-2012-69309.
  14. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, V. Pandey and M. Kokkolaras, 2012. “A Nonparametric Bootstrap Approach to Variable-size Local-domain Design Optimization and Computer Model Validation.” Proceedings of the SAE World Congress, April 24-26, Detroit, Michigan, paper no. 2012-01-0226.
  15. O. Isaksson, T. Larsson, M. Kokkolaras and M. Bertoni, 2012. “Simulation Driven Design for Product-Service Systems.” Proceedings of the 4th CIRP Conference on Industrial Product Service Systems, November 8-9, Tokyo, Japan.
  16. N. Kang, M. Kokkolaras, P. Papalambros, S. Yoo, W. Na, J. Park and D. Featherman, 2012. “Optimal Design of Commercial Vehicle Systems Using Analytical Target Cascading.” Proceedings of the 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, September 17-19, Indianapolis, Indiana, paper no. AIAA-2012-5524.
  17. H. Pan, M. Kokkolaras, G. Hulbert, M. Castanier and D. Lamb, 2012. “Model Validation for Simulations of Vehicle Systems.” Proceedings of the National Defense Industrial Association Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, August 14-16, Dearborn, Michigan.
  18. D. Drignei, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras, V. Pandey and G. Koscik, 2011. “A Variable-size Local Domain Approach for Concurrent Design Optimization and Model Validation using Parametric Bootstrap.” Proceedings of the 37th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 28-31, Washington, D.C., paper no. DETC-2011-47234.
  19. M. Sandberg, I. Tyapin, M. Kokkolaras, J.-O. Aidanpää, O. Isaksson and T. Larsson, 2011. “A Knowledge-based Master Modeling Approach to System Analysis and Design.” Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design, August 15-18, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  20. M.J. Cervantes, S. Cupillard, K. Bance and M. Kokkolaras, 2011. “Shape Optimization of a 3D Slider with Dimples.” Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, November 8-11, Delft, The Netherlands.
  21. S. Hoffenson, S. Arepally, P. Papalambros and M. Kokkolaras, 2011. “Ground Vehicle Safety Optimization Considering Blastworthiness and the Risks of High Weight and Fuel Consumption.” Proceedings of the National Defense Industrial Association Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, August 9-11, Dearborn, Michigan. Won best paper award after full papers were reviewed by judges.
  22. S. Hoffenson, P. Papalambros and M. Kokkolaras, 2011. “Weight and Blastworthiness Design Considerations for Military Ground Vehicle Safety Optimization.” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 13 -17, Shizuoka, Japan.
  23. J. Li, Z. Mourelatos, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and D. Gorsich, 2010. “Validating Designs through Sequential Simulation-based Optimization.” Proceedings of the 36th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 15-18, Montréal, Québec, Canada, paper no. DETC-2010-28431.
  24. S. Park, M. Kokkolaras, A. Malikopoulos, B. AbdulNour, J. Sedarous and D. Jung, 2010. “Thermal Management System Modeling and Optimization for Heavy Hybrid Electric Military Vehicles.” Proceedings of the National Defense Industrial Association Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, August 17-19, Dearborn, Michigan.
  25. Y. Pai, M. Kokkolaras, G. Hulbert, P. Papalambros, M. Pozolo, Y. Fu and R.J. Yang, 2009. “Assessment of a Bayesian Model and Test Validation Method.” Proceedings of the National Defense Industrial Association Ground Vehicle Systems Engineer- ing and Technology Symposium, August 18-20, Troy, Michigan.
  26. M. Sandberg, M. Kokkolaras, J.-O. Aidanpää, O. Isaksson and T. Larsson, 2009. “A Master-model Approach to Whole Jet Engine Analysis and Design Optimization.” Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 1-5, Lisbon, Portugal.
  27. S. Hoffenson, P. Papalambros, M. Kokkolaras and M. Reed, 2009. “An Optimization Approach to Occupant Safety and Fuel Economy in Vehicle Design.” Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 1-5, Lisbon, Portugal.
  28. H. Sarin, M. Kokkolaras, G.M. Hulbert, P.Y. Papalambros, S. Barbat and R.J. Yang, 2008. “A Comprehensive Metric for Comparing Time Histories in Validation of Simulation Models with Emphasis on Vehicle Safety Applications.” Proceedings of the 34th ASME Design Automation Conference, August 3-6, New York City, New York, paper no. DETC-2008-49669.
  29. M. Kokkolaras, 2008. “Reliability Allocation in Probabilistic Design Optimization of Decomposed Systems Using Analytical Target Cascading.” Proceedings of the 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, September 10- 12, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, paper no. AIAA-2008-6040.
  30. S. Tosserams, M. Kokkolaras, L.F.P. Etman and J.E. Rooda, 2008. “Extensions of Analytical Target Cascading for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Using Lagrangian Coordination.” Proceedings of the 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, September 10-12, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, paper no. AIAA-2008-5843.
  31. J.T. Allison, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2007. “Optimal Partitioning and Coordination Decisions in Decomposition-based Design Optimization.” Proceedings of the 33rd ASME Design Automation Conference, September 4-7, Las Vegas, Nevada, paper no. DETC-2007-34698.
  32. M.J. Corl, M. Kokkolaras and M.G. Parsons, 2007. “Platform-based Design of a Family of Ship Considering Both Performance and Savings.” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Engineering Design, August 28-31, Paris, France
  33. M. Kokkolaras, 2007. “Hierarchical Multilevel Optimization for Reliability Target Allocation in Probabilistic Design of Decomposed Systems.” Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, July 16-20, Zurich, Switzerland.
  34. Z. Li, M. Kokkolaras, L.E. Izquierdo, S.J. Hu and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Multi-objective Optimization for Integrated Tolerance Allocation and Fixture Layout Design in Multistation Assembly.” Proceedings of the 32nd ASME Design Automation Conference, September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, paper no. DAC-2006-99467.
  35. T.W. Simpson, T. Marion, O. de Weck, K. Hölttä-Otto, M. Kokkolaras and S.B. Shooter, 2006. “Platform-Based Design and Development: Current Trends and Needs in Industry.” Proceedings of the 32nd ASME Design Automation Conference, September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, paper no. DAC-2006-99229.
  36. J. Han, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Optimal Design of Hybrid Fuel Cell Vehicles.” Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 4th International ASME Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 19-21, Irvine, California, paper no. FUELCELL-2006-97161.
  37. J.T. Allison, B.D. Roth, M. Kokkolaras, I. Kroo and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Aircraft Family Design Using Decomposition-based Methods.” Proceedings of the 11th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, September 6-8, Portsmouth, Virginia, paper no. AIAA-2006-6950.
  38. M. Kokkolaras, Z.P. Mourelatos and P.Y. Papalambros, 2006. “Impact of Uncertainty Quantification on Design Decisions for a Hydraulic-Hybrid Powertrain Engine.” Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, May 1-4, Newport, Rhode Island, paper no. AIAA-2006-2001.
  39. J.T. Allison, D. Walsh, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and M. Cartmell, 2006. “Analytical Target Cascading in Aircraft Design.” Proceedings of the 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 9-12, Reno, Nevada, paper no. AIAA- 2006-1325.
  40. J.T. Allison, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2005. “On the Impact of Coupling Strength on Complex System Optimization for Single-Level Formulations.” Proceedings of the 31st ASME Design Automation Conference, September 24-28, Long Beach, California, paper no. DAC-2005-84790.
  41. H. Liu, W. Chen, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and H.M. Kim. “Probabilistic Analytical Target Cascading - A Moment Matching Formulation for Multilevel Optimization under Uncertainty, 2005.” Proceedings of the 31st ASME Design Automation Conference, September 24-28, Long Beach, California, paper no. DAC-2005-84928.
  42. M.B. Parkinson, M.P. Reed, M. Kokkolaras, and P.Y. Papalambros, 2005. “Robust Cabin Layout Optimization Using Advanced Driver Variance Models.” Proceedings of the 31st ASME Design Automation Conference, September 24-28, Long Beach, California, paper no. DAC-2005-84179.
  43. J.T. Allison, M. Kokkolaras, Marc Zawislak and P.Y. Papalambros, 2005. “On the Use of Analytical Target Cascading and Collaborative Optimization for Complex System Design.” Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 30 - June 3, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  44. Z. Li, M. Kokkolaras, J. Yue, J. Camelio, P.Y. Papalambros and S.J. Hu, 2004. “Product Tolerance Allocation in Multistation Compliant Assembly by Means of Hierarchical Optimization.” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, November 13-19, Anaheim, California, paper no. IMECE-2004-60521.
  45. M. Kokkolaras, Z.P. Mourelatos and P.Y. Papalambros, 2004. “Design Optimization of Hierarchically Decomposed Multilevel Systems under Uncertainty.” Proceedings of the 30th ASME Design Automation Conference, September 28 - October 2, Salt Lake City, Utah, paper no. DAC-2004-57357.
  46. A.B. Cooper, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2004. “Technology Design and Valuation within Military and Enterprise Context.” Proceedings of the SAE World Congress, March 8-11, Detroit, Michigan, paper no. 2004-01-1588.
  47. B.D. Youn, M. Kokkolaras, Z. Mourelatos, P.Y. Papalambros, K.K. Choi and D. Gorsich, 2004. “Uncertainty Propagation Techniques for Probabilistic Design of Multi-level Systems.” Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, August 30 - September 1, Albany, New York, paper no. AIAA-2004-4470.
  48. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2003. “A Math-Based Methodology for Optimal Platform Selection and Design of Product Families.” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference in Engineering Design, August 19-21, Stockholm, Sweden.
  49. M. Nystrom, T. Larsson, L. Karlsson, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2003. “Linking Analytical Target Cascading to Engineering Information Systems for Simulation-Based Optimal Vehicle Design.” Proceedings of the 14th International Conference in Engineering Design, August 19-21, Stockholm, Sweden.
  50. E. Primikiri, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2003. “IDEA: Interpolating Data for Energy Analysis.” Proceedings of the 8th International Building Simulation Conference, August 11-14, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  51. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2003. “Efficient Product Portfolio Reduction.” Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-23, Lido di Jesolo - Venice, Italy.
  52. N. Tzevelekos, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros, M.F. Hulshof, L.F.P. Etman and J.E. Rooda, 2003. “An Empirical Local Convergence Study of Alternative Coordination Schemes in Analytical Target Cascading.” Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19-23, Lido di Jesolo - Venice, Italy.
  53. L.S. Louca, M. Kokkolaras, G.J. Delagrammatikas, N.F. Michelena, Z.S. Filipi, P.Y. Papalambros and D.N. Assanis, 2002. “Analytical Target Cascading for the Design of an Advanced Technology Heavy Truck.” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exhibition, November 17-22, New Orleans, Louisiana, paper no. IMECE-2002-32860.
  54. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros and A. Perez-Duarte, 2002. “Platform Selection under Performance Loss Constraints in Optimal Design of Product Families.” Proceedings of the 28th ASME Design Automation Conference, September 29 - October 2, Montréal, Québec, Canada, paper no. DAC-2002-34099.
  55. L.F.P. Etman, M. Kokkolaras, P.Y. Papalambros, A.T. Hofkampf and J.E. Rooda, 2002. “Coordination Specification of the Analytical Target Cascading Process Using the χ Language.” Proceedings of the 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, September 4-6, Atlanta, Georgia, paper no. AIAA-2002-5637.
  56. L.F.P. Etman, A.T. Hofkampf, J.E. Rooda, M. Kokkolaras and P.Y. Papalambros, 2002. “Coordination Specification for Distributed Optimal System Design Using the χ Language.” Proceedings of the 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, September 4-6, Atlanta, Georgia, paper no. AIAA-2002-5410.
  57. R. Fellini, M. Kokkolaras, N.F. Michelena, P.Y. Papalambros, K. Saitou, A. Perez-Duarte and P. Fenyes, 2002. “A Sensitivity-Based Commonality Strategy for Family Products of Mild Variation, with Application to Automotive Body Structures.” Proceedings of the 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, September 4-6, Atlanta, Georgia, paper no. AIAA-2002-5610.
  58. R. Fellini, H.M. Kim, M. Kokkolaras, N. Michelena and P.Y. Papalambros, 2001. “Target Cascading for Design of Product Families.” Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 4-8, Dalian, China.
  59. A.J. Meade, Jr., M. Kokkolaras and B.A. Zeldin, 1998. “Adaptive Solution of Differential Equations for the Regularization of Artificial Neural Networks.” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part 4, pp. 3130-3135, October 11-14, San Diego, California.
  60. M. Heinkenschloss, M.B. Hribar and M. Kokkolaras, 1998. “Acceleration of Multidisciplinary Analysis Solvers by Inexact Subsystem Simulations.” Proceedings of the 7th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, pp. 90-96, September 2-4, St. Louis, Missouri, paper no. AIAA-98-4712.