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Identifying Technical and Economic Improvements to the MoneyMaker Hip Pump through Multi-Objective Optimization

McComb, C., Johnson, N.G., Santaeufemia, P.S., and Shimada, K. 2014, IEEE – Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Water-lifting technologies in rural areas of the developing world have enormous potential to stimulate agricultural production and economic...
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Optimizing Design Teams Based on Problem Properties: Computational Team Simulations and an Applied Empirical Test

McComb, C., Cagan, J., and Kotovsky, K. 2017, Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 139(4), pp. 1-12. The performance of a team with the right characteristics can exceed the mere sum of the constituent members’ individual efforts. However, a team having the wrong...
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Research and Practice Group Methodology: A Case Study in Student Success

McComb, C., and Tehrani, F.M 2014, ASEE Pacific-Southwest Conference Experiential learning is a key component in engineering education. In civil engineering, this component is typically delivered through multiple projects. These projects may include term projects for...
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Impossible by Design? Fairness, Strategy, and Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem

McComb, C., Goucher-Lamber, K., and Cagan, J. 2017, Design Science, vol. 3(2) The design process often requires work by teams, rather than individuals. During team based design it is likely that situations will arise in which individual members of the team have...
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Fairness and Manipulation: An Empirical Study of Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem International Conference on Engineering Design

McComb, C., Goucher-Lambert, K., and Cagan, J. 2015, International Conference on Engineering Design The design process often requires work by teams, rather than individuals. During these times it is likely that situations will arise in which members of a team have...
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