Research

Current Research

Investigating Early Design Decision-Making in Virtual Reality: An Industry Case Study

Low Cost Virtual Reality for Engineering

GOALI: A Hybrid Method to Support Natural Interaction of Parts in a Virtual Environment

Haptics for Large Space Virtual Environments to Assess Assembly Tasks

Collaborative Research: Enhanced Immersive Technology to Improve Collaborative Decision Making

Virtual Shopping Experience


Previous Research

Compliant Mechanism Design in a Virtual Environment

Synthetic Environments as Enabling Technology for Product Development: Phase 4

Synthetic Environments as Enabling Technology for Product Development: Phase 3

Interactive Product Development in a Virtual Environment Utilizing Haptics

Development of a Virtual Prototyping Design Tool Using 3D Human Anthropometry

  • VRAnthro: Ergonomic Design of Operator Workstations

Virtual Reality Environment for Fluid Particle Simulation

  • Duncan, Tom, “Interactive interrogation of computational mixing data in a virtual environment,” M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, 2002

RET Supplement: Interactive Product Development in a Virtual Environment Utilizing Haptics

Dynamic Simulation of Mechanisms for Vehicle Design and Evaluation

  • O’Leary, Megan, “Effectiveness of haptic feedback coupled with the use of a head-mounted display for the evaluation of virtual mechanisms,” M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, 2002

Spatial Mechanism Design in a Virtual Environment

Flexible Accounting Systems in Dynamic Manufacturing Environments

Evaluating the Use of Haptics in Virtual CAD Tasks

Virtual Prototyping for Interpretation of Analysis Data

A Virtual Reality Environment for Spherical Mechanism Design

Career: Virtual Reality Techniques to Improve Product Design

Acquisition of a High Performance Computer for the C6 System

A Virtual Environment for Engineering Design Optimization

Synthetic Environments as Enabling Technology for Product Development: Phase I

  • Ryken, Mike, “Applying virtual reality techniques to the interactive stress analysis of a tractor lift arm,” M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, 1998

Synthetic Environments as Enabling Technology for Product Development: Phase 2

Development and Demonstration of a Model Vocational Education Program for Assisting Small Manufacturing Enterprises in Adopting, Implementing, Operating, and Managing New Manufacturing Technologies

Modeling of a Hydraulic Pump to Determine the Parameters that Affect Pump Noise

  • Tsay, Shyung-Jye, “Applying virtual reality techniques to engineering design optimization”

Visualization of the Effect of Design Changes on Reliability

  • Visualization of structural response using design sensitivity analysis

Other Projects