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   Computational Science and Engineering Laboratory
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needs through innovative computational 
research, education & outreach"
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Refereed Conference Publications

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REFERRED CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

[ 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1987]


  2012

[65] Guang Lin, Nicholas Zabaras, Yannis Kevrekidis, Thomas Manteuffel, Steve McCormick, "Modeling and Simulation of High Dimensional Stochastic Multiscale PDE Systems at the Exascale", presented at the Exascale Research Conference April 16--18, 2012, Portland, Oregon (one page handout, tech paper, quad chart, poster intro, poster).


  2011


[64] N. Zabaras, "TBA", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Arlington, VA, May 31--June 3, 2011 (summary, powerpoint presentation).


  2010


[63] N. Zabaras, "Stochastic Multiscale Analysis and Design of Engine Disks", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Arlington, VA, July 28th, 2010 (summary, powerpoint presentation).


  2009


[62] N. Zabaras, "An adaptive high dimensional stochastic model representation technique for the solution of stochastic differential equations", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Arlington, VA, August 28-31, 2009 (summary, powerpoint presentation).


  2008


[61] N. Zabaras, "A stochastic multiscale approach for modeling flow through random heterogeneous media", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Arlington, VA, August 12-15, 2008 (summary, powerpoint presentation).

[60] N. Zabaras, X. Ma and B. Ganapathysubramanian, "Non-linear data driven model reduction techinques for stochastic PDE systems", presented at the 6th GRACM International Congress on Computational Mechanics Thessaloniki, Greece, June 19-21, 2008 (paper, powerpoint presentation).


  2007


[59] N. Zabaras, "An information-theoretic multiscale framework with applications to polycrystal materials", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Long Beach, CA, August 6-9, 2007 (summary, powerpoint presentation, powerpoint spring review slides, SAB powerpoint slides, Briefing slides).


  2006


[58] N. Zabaras, "Advanced computational techniques for design of materials", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Long Beach, CA, August 7-11, 2006 (summary, powerpoint presentation, powerpoint nugget slides, research highlight article).

[57] N. Zabaras and L. Tan, "Modeling of microstructure evolution in the solidification of multicomponent alloys using level set methods", presented at the 11th MCWASP conference `Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes XI', May 28 - June 2, 2006, Club Méditerranée, Opio, France.

[56] N. Zabaras, D. Samanta and L. Tan, "A coupled thermomechanical, thermal transport and segregation analysis of the solidification of aluminum alloys on molds of uneven surface topographies", presented at the 11th MCWASP conference `Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes XI', May 28 - June 2, 2006, Club Méditerranée, Opio, France.


  2005


[55] N. Zabaras, "Advanced computational techniques for design of materials", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Dayton, OH, June 14-15, 2005 (summary, powerpoint presentation, powerpoint nugget slides).

[54] N. Zabaras and S. Acharjee, "An efficient sensitivity analysis for optimal 3D deformation process design", in the proceedings of the 2005 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 3-6, 2005 (Poster Presentation, Powerpoint Nugget Slide).

 
2004


[53] Jingbo Wang and N. Zabaras, "Spatial Statistics Models for Stochastic Inverse Problems in Heat Conduction", presented at the symposium on `Probabilistic Representation of Input and System Properties' (Richard Field, Jr., organizer), 9th ASCE Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004 (proceedings paper).

[52] V. A. Badri Narayanan and N. Zabaras, "Variational multiscale stabilized FEM formulations for stochastic advection-diffusion equations", presented at the symposium on `Stochastic Modeling in Aerodynamics and Aeroelastic/Hydroelastic Interaction' (Abhijit Sarkar, organizer), 9th ASCE Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004 (proceedings paper).

[51] N. Zabaras and V. A. Badri Narayanan, "A Variational Multiscale Stabilized Finite Element Method for Stochastic Advection-Diffusion and Stochastic Incompressible Flow", presented at the symposium on `Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Methods' (A. Masud and T. Hughes, organizers), Sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VI) in conjunction with the Second Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM'04), Beijing, China, September 5-10, 2004 (proceedings paper).

[50] J. Wang and N. Zabaras, "A Computational Statistics Approach to Stochastic Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification in Heat Transfer", presented at the symposium on `Computational inverse problems and optimization', Sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VI) in conjunction with the Second Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM'04), Beijing, China, September 5-10, 2004 (proceedings paper).

[49] N. Zabaras and B. Ganapathysubramanian, "Melt flow control using magnetic fields and magnetic field gradients", invited presentation at the symposium on `Computational electro-magneto-fluid-dynamics' (G. Dulikravich, organizer), Sixth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VI) in conjunction with the Second Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM'04), Beijing, China, September 5-10, 2004 (proceedings paper).

[48] J. Wang and N. Zabaras, "An efficient Markov chain Monte Carlo simulation of a stochastic inverse radiation problem", in the proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, Albany, New York, August 30 - September 2, 2004.

[47] V.A. Badri Narayanan and N. Zabaras, "Variational multiscale stabilized FEM formulations for stochastic advection-diffusion equations", in the proceedings of the Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[46] J. Wang and N. Zabaras, "Spatial statistics models for stochastic inverse problems in heat conduction", in the proceedings of the Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[45] N. Zabaras, "Advanced computational techniques for design of materials", presented at the Joint Contractors meeting of the AFOSR Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics programs, Dayton, OH, June 14-15, 2004 (summary, powerpoint presentation, powerpoint nugget slides).

[44] D. Samanta and N. Zabaras, "Solidification and macrosegregation in Aluminum Alloys on uneven surfaces", presented in the symposium on `CFD Modeling and Simulation of Engineering Processes: Advanced Casting and Solidification Processes' (L. Nastac et al., organizers), in the proceedings of EPD Congress 2004, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2004 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 14-18, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[43] L. Tan and N. Zabaras, "Modeling the effects of mold topography on aluminum cast surfaces", presented in the symposium on `Solidification of Aluminum Alloys: Gas Porosity/Micro-Macro Segregation' (M. Chu and Q. Han, organizers), in the proceedings of EPD Congress 2004, TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2004 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 14-18, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[42] S. Acharjee and N. Zabaras, "A gradient optimization method for efficient design of three-dimensional deformation processes", in the proceedings of NUMIFORM, the 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes (edt. S. Ghosh), Columbus, Ohio, June 13-17, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[41] S. Acharjee and N. Zabaras, "On the development of a three-dimensional deformation process design simulator", presented in the symposium on `Materials Processing Fundamentals: Deformation Processing' (A.C. Powell and P. N. Anyalebechi, organizers), in the proceedings of EPD Congress 2004 (Edited by M.E. Schlesinger), TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society), 2004 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 14-18, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[40] V. Sundararaghavan and N. Zabaras, "Representation and classification of microstructures using statistical learning techniques", in the proceedings of NUMIFORM, the 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes (edt. S. Ghosh), Columbus, Ohio, June 13-17, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[39] S. Ganapathysubramanian and N. Zabaras, "Multi-length scale design of deformation processes for control of orientation (texture) dependent properties", in the proceedings of NUMIFORM, the 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes (edt. S. Ghosh), Columbus, Ohio, June 13-17, 2004 (Powerpoint presentation).

[38] N. Zabaras, "Development of a robust computational design simulator for industrial deformation processes", in the proceedings of the 2004 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Birmingham, Dallas, TX, January 5-8, 2004 (Poster Presentation, Powerpoint Nugget Slide).


  2003


[37] N. Zabaras, Advanced computational techniques for the design of deformation processes, presented at the AFOSR Computational and Applied Mathematics Program Review, Ft Walton Beach, Florida, May 29-30, 2003 (summary, powerpoint presentation, powerpoint nugget slides).

[36] Velamur Asokan Badri Narayanan and N. Zabaras, "A spectral stochastic approach to the inverse heat conduction problem", Proceedings of the Second M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, presented at the Symposium on `Inverse Problems from Thermal/Fluids and Solid Mechanics Applications', Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, June 17-20, 2003 (Powerpoint Presentation).

[35] N. Zabaras, D. Samanta, A. T. Subbiah and Alvaro Giron, "A combined experimental and computational approach for the design of mold surface topography that leads to desired ingot surface and microstructure in aluminum casting", to appear in the proceedings of the Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes X, editors D. M. Stefanescu, et al. (proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, to be held in Sandestin, Florida, May 25--30, 2003).

[34] N. Zabaras, "Development of a robust computational design simulator for industrial deformation processes", in the proceedings of the 2003 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, Birmingham, Alabama, January 6-9, 2003 (Poster Presentation, Powerpoint Nugget Slide).


2002

[33] N. Zabaras and S. Ganapathysubramanian, "Computational methods for the design of deformation processes of porous materials", to appear in the proceedings of the symposium on `Recent Advances in Mechanics of Solids and Structures', 2002 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, November 17-22, 2002.

[32] N. Zabaras, "Melt flow design and control in the directional solidification of binary alloys", in the proceedings of the 2002 NASA Materials Science Microgravity Conference, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, AL, June 25-26, 2002 (summary, poster).

[31] N. Zabaras, "Advanced computational techniques for the design of deformation processes", in the proceedings of the AFOSR Computational and Applied Mathematics Program Review, Ft Walton Beach, Florida, May 29-31, 2002 (summary, presentation, key charts).

[30] N. Zabaras, "Development of a robust computational design simulator for industrial deformation processes", in the proceedings of the 2002 NSF Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 7--10, 2002 (powerpoint presentation).


2001

[29] N. Zabaras, "On the design of continuum thermal transport systems with applications to solidification processes", in the proceedings of the symposium on `Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing', 2001 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New York, NY, November 11-16, 2001.

[28] N. Zabaras and S. Ganapathysubramanian, "Advanced computational techniques for the design of deformation processes", in the proceedings of the AFOSR Contractors/Grantees meeting in Computational and Applied Mathematics held at Stanford University, July 25-27, 2001 (summary, presentation).

[27] N. Zabaras, "Parametric analysis and computational design of convection in the directional solidification of a binary alloy", in the Proceedings of the 2nd Pan-Pacific Basin Workshop on Microgravity Sciences, Pasadena, CA, May 1--4, 2001.


2000

[26] N. Zabaras and R. Sampath, "A computational method for the analysis and design of open boat directional solidification processes", in the proceedings of Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes IX (edts. Andreas Flesch and Peter R. Sahm), pp. 286--293, Shaker-Verlag, 2000 (presented in the SIM 2000 conference held in Aachen, Germany, August 20--25, 2000).

[25] A. Srikanth and N. Zabaras, "A gradient based optimization approach for the design of single and multi-stage metal forming processes", in the proceedings of the ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division (edt. R. J. Furness), MED-Vol. 11, pp. 495--507, 2000 (presented in the Symposium on Advances in Metal Forming, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, November 5--10, 2000).

[24] R. Sampath and N. Zabaras, "Inverse thermal design of thermo-magnetically driven Boussinesq flows", in the proceedings of the 34th National Heat Transfer conference (presented in Pittsburgh, PA, August 20--22, 2000).

[23] N. Zabaras, "On the control of solidification microstructures using optimal design techniques", in the proceedings of the NASA Materials Science Microgravity Conference (conference held in Huntsville, AL, June 6--8, 2000).

[22] N. Zabaras, "An object-oriented approach to the finite element analysis and design of material processes", chapter 8, pp. 239--282, in Advances in Software Tools for Scientific Computing, Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 10 (edts. H.P. Langtangen, A.M. Bruaset and E. Quak) Springer Verlag, 2000 (presented as a keynote lecture in SciTools'98: Modern Software Tools for Scientific Computing (conference held in Oslo, Norway, October 19--20, 1998)).


1999

[21] N. Zabaras, "Inverse Techniques for the Design and Control of Solidification and Forming Processes", in the proceedings of The Integration of Material, Process and Product Design (edts. N. Zabaras et. al.), pp. 249--260, A. A. Balkema, 1999 (conference on the 70th birthday of Dr. Owen Richmond, held in Champion, PA, October 19--20, 1998).


1998

[20] N. Zabaras, "Adjoint methods for inverse free convection problems with application to solidification processes", Computational Methods for Optimal Design and Control (Birkhauser Series in Progress in Systems and Control Theory), (edts. J. Borggaard, E. Cliff, S. Schreck and J. Burns), Birkhauser, pp. 391--426, 1998 (proceedings of the U.S. Air Force Optimum Design and Control Symposium, held at Arlington, VA, September 30 -- October 3, 1997).

[19] N. Zabaras, R. Sampath and G. Yang, "Advanced inverse techniques for the design of directional solidification processes", Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes VIII, (edts. B. Thomas and C. Beckermann), pp. 983--990, 1998 (presented in the 8th International Conference on Modeling of Casting and Welding Processes, held at San Diego, CA, June 7-12, 1998).


1997

[18] N. Zabaras and G. Z. Yang, "The adjoint method for an inverse design problem with coupled heat, mass and momentum transport", pp. 1--30, proceedings of the Tenth Inverse Problems in Engineering Seminar, conference held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, June 16--17, 1997.


1996

[17] N. Zabaras and G. Yang, "Inverse design of solidification processes with desired freezing front heat fluxes and growth velocity", pp. 549--555, proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice (edts. D. Delaunay and Y. Jarny), published by the Engineering Foundation and ASME, 1998 (June 9--14, 1996, Le Croisic, France).

[16] G. Yang and N. Zabaras, "Inverse design and control of microstructural development in solidification processes with natural convection", Vol. 1, pp. 1--8, Thermal Transport in Solidification Processing (edts. V. Prasad, et al.), 1996 (31st National Heat Transfer Conference, Houston, August 3--6, 1996).


1995

[15] S. Badrinarayanan, A. Constantinescou and N. Zabaras, "Preform design in metal forming", proceedings of Simulation of Materials Processing: Theory, Methods and Applications, pp. 533-538, edts. Shan-Fu Shen and P. Dawson (presented at Numiform'95 held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, June 18-21, 1995).


1994

[14] N. Zabaras, "Inverse design problems in metal forming processing", proceedings of the Twelfth U. S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics, pp. 276, 1994 (conference held at the University of Washington, Seattle, June 27 - July 1, 1994).

[13] N. Zabaras and S. Badrinarayanan, "On inverse design forming problems", in the proceedings of the 1994 NSF Design and Manufacturing Grantees Conference, pp. 669-670, 1994 (conference organized at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 5-7, 1994).

[12] N. Zabaras, "On the control of solidification processes in the presence of natural convection", proceedings of the International Symposium on Inverse Problems in Engineering Mechanics ISIP '94 (editors H. D. Bui and M. Tanaka), pp. 61--68, 1994 (International Conference held in Paris, France, November 2-4, 1994).


1993

[11] N. Zabaras and S. Badrinarayanan, "Inverse problems and techniques in metal forming processes", Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice, (editors N. Zabaras, et al.), pp. 65-76, 1993 (proceedings of the First International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice, held at Palm Coast, Florida, June 13-18, 1993).

[10] S. Kang and N. Zabaras, "Solution of the two-dimensional inverse Stefan design problem with the adjoint method", Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice, (editors N. Zabaras, et al.), pp. 315-322, 1993 (proceedings of the First International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering: Theory and Practice, held at Palm Coast, Florida, June 13-18, 1993).

[9] S. Kang and N. Zabaras, "On the optimization of residual stresses in a unidirectional casting process", Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes VI, (editor T. S. Piwonka), pp. 655-662, 1993 (proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Modeling of Casting and Welding Processes, held at Palm Coast, Florida, March 21-26, 1993).


1991

[8] N. Zabaras, "Inverse modeling of solidification and welding processes", Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes V, (editor M. Rappaz et al.), pp. 523 - 530, 1991 (proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Modeling of Casting and Welding Processes, held in Davos, Switzerland, September 16-21, 1990).

[7] N. Zabaras and A. Arif, "A tangent stiffness approach for large deformation inelastic problems with a generalized mid-point rule", Third International Conference on Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials:Theory and Applications, (editors Chandra S. Desai, E. Krempl, G. Frantziskonis, and H. Saadatmanesh), pp. 783-786, 1991 (conference held at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, January 7-12, 1991).


1990

[6] N. Zabaras and O. Richmond, "Analysis and finite element approximations of deformations and thermal stresses in solidifying bodies", Computer Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Processes (editors B. Singh, Y. T. Im, I. Haque and C. Altan), MD- Vol. 20, PED-Vol 48, pp. 89-105 (presented at the winter annual meeting of ASME, Dallas, Texas, November 25-30, 1990).

[5] N. Zabaras and D. Schnur, "Solution of inverse elastic and elastoviscoplastic problems in two-dimensions using the finite element method and spatial regularization", NUMETA 90 The Third International Conference on Advances in Numerical Methods in Engineering : Theory and Applications (editors G. N. Pande and J. Middleton), Vol. 1, pp. 511-518, 1990 (conference held at the University College of Swansea, U.K., January 7-11, 1990).

[4] N. Zabaras and A. Arif, "Unified study of rate-dependent and rate-independent solids in finite deformation analysis", NUMETA 90 The Third International Conference on Advances in Numerical Methods in Engineering : Theory and Applications (editors G. N. Pande and J. Middleton), Vol. 2, pp. 886-893, 1990 (conference held at the University College of Swansea, U.K., January 7-11, 1990).

[3] A. Maniatty and N. Zabaras, "An inverse approach to deformation problems for the non-destructive evaluation of residual stresses", Conference on Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation for Manufacturing and Construction (editor H. L. M. dos Reis), pp. 463-476, 1990 (conference held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, August 4-12, 1988).


1989

[2] N. Zabaras and V. R. Voller, "Numerical solution strategies for thermomechanical analysis of castings", Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Modeling and Control of Casting and Welding Processes, (editors A.F. Giamei and G.J. Abbaschian), pp. 683-696, 1989 (conference held at Palm Coast, FL, April 17- 22, 1988).


1987

[1] N. Zabaras and J. Liu, "An analysis of two-dimensional inverse heat transfer using an integral method", Numerical Methods in Heat Transfer (editors A. F. Emery and R. W. Douglass), HTD- Vol. 88, pp. 1-11, 1987 (presented at the winter annual meeting of ASME, Boston, Massachusetts, December 13-18, 1987).