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  • A. A. Wissa, J. Grauer, N. Guerreiro, J. E. Hubbard, C. Altenbuchner, Y. Tummala, Mary I Frecker and R. Roberts, 2015, "Free flight testing and performance evaluation of a passively morphing ornithopter", International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 7, (1)
  • L. Bowen, K. Springsteen, H. Feldstein, Mary I Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2015, "Development and validation of a dynamic model of magneto active elastomer actuation of the origami waterbomb base", ASME Journal of Mechanisms & Robotics, 7, pp. 1010-1020
  • A. Wissa, J. Calogero, N. Wereley, Mary I Frecker and J Hubbard, 2015, "Analytical model and stability analysis of the leading edge spar of a passively morphing ornithopter wing", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics Journal, 10
  • A. Crivaro, R. Sheridan, Mary I Frecker, Timothy W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2015, "Bi-stable snap-through compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • L Bowen, K Springsteen, Mary I Frecker and Timothy W Simpson, 2015, "Trade space exploration of magnetically actuated origami mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
  • P. Thurier, G. Lesieutre, Mary I Frecker and J. Adair, 2014, "Two-material topology optimization of a contact-aided compliant cell for thermal control"
  • R. Sheridan, C. Tedesco, P. von Lockette and Mary I Frecker, 2014, "Modeling magneto active composites using the finite element method"
  • A. Wissa, J. E. Hubbard, J. Calogero and Mary I Frecker, 2014, "Stability analysis of the wing leading edge spar of a passively morphing ornithopter"
  • J. Calogero, A. Wissa, Mary I Frecker and J. Hubbard, 2014, "Optimization of a bend sweep and twist compliant mechanism"
  • A. Crivaro, R. Sheridan, Mary I Frecker, T. Simpson and P. von Lockette, 2014, "Bi-stable snap-through compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Buffalo, NY
  • Y. Tummala, A. A. Wissa, Mary I Frecker and J. E. Hubbard, 2014, "Design and optimization of a contact-aided compliant mechanism for passive bending", ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 6, (3), pp. 031013-031013-9
  • S. Ahmed, Z. Ounaies and Mary I Frecker, 2014, "Investigating the performance and properties of dielectric elastomer actuators as a potential means to actuate origami structures", Smart Materials and Structures, 23
  • K. McGough, S. Ahmed, Mary I Frecker and Z. Ounaies, 2014, "Finite element analysis and validation of dielectric elastomer actuators used for active origami", Smart Materials and Structures, 23
  • A. Wissa, J. E. Hubbard, Y. Tummala and M. Frecker, 2014, "Inertial effects due to passive wing morphing in ornithopters"
  • L. Bowen, Mary I Frecker, T. Simpson and P. von Lockette, 2014, "A dynamic model of magneto active elastomer actuation of the waterbomb base.", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Buffalo, NY
  • S. Ahmed, K. McGough, Z. Ounaies and Mary I Frecker, 2013, "Origami-inspired folding and unfolding of structures: Fundamental investigations of dielectric elastomer-based active materials", Accepted by ASME Conference on Smart Materials Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems
  • Y. Tummala, Mary I Frecker, A. Wissa and J. E. Hubbard, 2013, "Design optimization of a twist compliant mechanism with nonlinear stiffness", ASME Conference on Smart Materials Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems
  • S. Ahmed, C. Lauff, A. Crivaro, K. McGough, R. Sheridan, Mary I Frecker, P. Von Lockette, Z. Ounaies, T. Simpson, J.-M. Lien and R. Strzelec, 2013, "Multi-field responsive origami structures: Preliminary results and experiments", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • V. Goemans, J. Herder and Mary I Frecker, 2013, "An investigation into the effects of curved beam elements on the out-of-plane stiffness profile in a compliant large-displacement finger", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • Y. Tummala, Mary I Frecker, A. A. Wissa and J. E. Hubbard, 2013, "Design and optimization of a bend-and-sweep compliant mechanism", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • A. Wissa, N. Guerreiro, J. E. Hubbard, Y. Tummala and Mary I Frecker, 2013, "Flight testing of novel compliant spines for passive wing morphing", 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • R. L. Stavely, G. A. Lesieutre, Mary I Frecker and J. H. Adair, 2013, "Variable thermal conductivity, contact-aided cellular structures for spacecraft thermal control", 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Y. Tummala, Mary I Frecker, A. Wissa and J. Hubbard, 2013, "Design and optimization of a bend-and-sweep compliant mechanism", Smart Materials and Structures, 22
  • Y.* Tummala, Mary I Frecker, A. Wissa and J. Hubbard, 2012, "Design of bend-and-sweep compliant mechanism for passive shape change"
  • J.* Hyland, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2012, "Optimization of honeycomb contact-aided compliant cellular mechanism for strain energy absorption", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • R. E. Stavely, G. A. Lesieutre, Mary I Frecker and J. H. Adair, 2012, "Variable thermal conductivity, contact-aided cellular structures for spacecraft thermal control"
  • J.* Liu, B. Hall, Mary I Frecker and E. Reutzel, 2012, "Compliant articulation structure using superelastic NiTiNOL"
  • Mary I Frecker, 2012, Synthesis through topology optimization, John Wiley & Sons
  • X. Zhang, T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2012, "Supporting knowledge exploration and discovery in multi-dimensional data with interactive multiscale visualization", Journal of Engineering Design, 23, (1), pp. 23-47
  • V.* Mehta, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2012, "Two-step design of multi-contact-aided cellular compliant mechanisms for stress relief", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 134, pp. 121001-1 - 121001-12
  • M.* Addis, M.* Aguirre, Mary I Frecker, R. Haluck, A. Mathew, E. Pauli and J. Gopal, 2012, "Development of tasks and evaluation of a prototype forceps for NOTES", Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 16, (1), pp. 95-104
  • S.* Cirone, G.* Hayes, B. Babcox, Mary I Frecker, J. Adair and G. Lesieutre, 2012, "Design of contact-aided compliant cellular mechanisms with curved walls", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23, (16), pp. 1773-1785
  • A. Wissa, Y.* Tummala, J. E. Hubbard and Mary I Frecker, 2012, "Passively morphing ornithopter wings using a novel compliant spine: Design and testing", Smart Materials and Structures, 21, pp. 094028
  • J. Liu, B. Hall, Mary I Frecker and E. Reutzel, 2012, "Compliant articulation structure using superelastic NiTiNOL", Smart Materials and Structures, 22
  • Y. Tummala, A. Wissa, Mary I Frecker and J. Hubbard, 2011, "Design optimization of a compliant spine for dynamic applications", pp. SMASIS2011-5207
  • A. Wissa, Y. Tummala, J. Hubbard and Mary I Frecker, 2011, "Testing of novel compliant spines for passive wing morphing", pp. SMASIS2011-5198
  • M. Aguirre and Mary I Frecker, 2011, "Design of a multi contact-aided compliant mechanism", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. DETC2011-48637
  • S. Cirone, G. Hayes, B. Babcox, Mary I Frecker, J. Adair and G. Lesieutre, 2011, "Design, fabrication and testing of contact-aided compliant cellular mechanisms with curved walls"
  • A. Rau, Mary I Frecker, A. Mathew and E. Pauli, 2011, "Design of a multifunctional forceps for use in endoscopic surgery", ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 5, (4), pp. 041001-1 - 041001-10
  • M. Aguirre, G. Hayes, R. Meirom, Mary I Frecker, C. Muhlstein and J. Adair, 2011, "Optimal design and fabrication of narrow-gauge compliant forceps", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 133, (8)
  • G. A. Lesieutre, J. A. Browne and Mary I Frecker, 2011, "Scaling of performance, weight and actuation of a 2-D compliant cellular frame structure for a morphing wing", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 22, (10), pp. 979-989
  • G. Hayes, Mary I Frecker and J. Adair, 2011, "Fabrication of compliant mechanisms on the mesoscale", Mechanical Sciences, 2, pp. 129-137
  • S. Cirone, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2010, "Design of contact-aided compliant cellular mechanisms using curved walls"
  • M. Aguirre and Mary I Frecker, 2010, "Design and optimization of hybrid compliant narrow-gauge surgical forceps", pp. SMASIS2010-3723
  • V. Mehta, G. Hayes, Mary I Frecker and J. Adair, 2010, "Design, fabrication, and testing of meso-scale cellular contact-aided compliant mechanisms", pp. SMASIS2010-3743
  • Y. Tummala, A. Wissa, Mary I Frecker and J. Hubbard, 2010, "Design of a passively morphing ornithopter wing using a novel compliant spine", pp. SMASIS2010-3637
  • A. Rau, Mary I Frecker, A. Mathew and E. Pauli, 2010, "Design of a multifunctional forceps for use in endoscopic surgery", Proceedings ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, pp. DETC2010-3809
  • C. Niebel, Mary I Frecker, A. Mathew, A. Rau and G. Hayes, 2010, "Design of an endoscopic biopsy needle", Proceedings ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, pp. DETC2010-3836
  • T. Johnson, F. Gandhi and Mary I Frecker, 2010, "Modeling and experimental validation of a bistable mechanism for chord extension morphing"
  • Mary I Frecker and N. Johnson, 2009, "Design of smart structures and systems", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • M. Aguirre, G. Hayes, Mary I Frecker, J. Adair and N. Antolino, 2009, "Fabrication and strength-based design of a meso forceps", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • L. Zhang, T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Supporting trade space exploration of multi-dimensional data with interactive multi-scale nested clustering and aggregation", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • D. Brei, Mary I Frecker and A. Slocum, 2009, "Mechanical design innovation", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • T. Johnson, Mary I Frecker and F. Gandhi, 2009, "A bistable mechanism for chord extension morphing rotors"
  • V. Mehta, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Topology optimization of contact- aided compliant cellular mechanisms", pp. SMASIS09-1367
  • A. Rau and Mary I Frecker, 2009, "A review of scaling and performance considerations for articulating technologies", pp. SMASIS09-1336
  • D. Ramrakhyani, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Hinged beam elements for the topology design of compliant mechanisms using the ground structure approach", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 37, (6), pp. 557-567
  • S. Bharti, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Optimal morphing wing design using parallel non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm II", AIAA Journal, 47, (7), pp. 1627-1641
  • T. Johnson, Mary I Frecker, M. Abdalla, Z. Gurdal and D. Lindner, 2009, "Nonlinear analysis and optimization of diamond cell morphing wings", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 20, (7), pp. 815-824
  • N. Antolino, G. Hayes, R. Kirkpatrick, J. H. Adair, C. M. Muhlstein and Mary I Frecker, 2009, "Lost mold rapid infiltration forming of mesoscale ceramics: Part 1, fabrication", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 92, (s1), pp. S63-S69
  • N. E. Antolino, G. Hayes, R. Kirkpatrick, C. L. Muhlstein, Mary I Frecker, E. M. Mockensturm and J. H. Adair, 2009, "Lost mold rapid infiltration forming of mesoscale ceramics: Part 2, Geometry and strength improvements", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 92, (s1), pp. S70-S78
  • V. Mehta, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2009, "Stress relief in contact- aided cellular compliant mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 131, (9), pp. 091009-1 - 091009-11
  • M. Aguirre, G. Hayes, Mary I Frecker, J. Adair and N. Antolino, 2008, "Fabrication and design of a nanoparticulate enabled micro forceps", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. Paper DETC2008-49917
  • V. Mehta, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2008, "Contact-aided compliant mechanisms for morphing aircraft skin"
  • T. Johnson, F. Gandhi and Mary I Frecker, 2008, "Bistable mechanisms for morphing rotors"
  • V. Mehta, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2008, "Stress relief in contact- aided cellular compliant mechanisms"
  • F. Gandhi, Mary I Frecker and A. Nissly, 2008, "Design optimization of a controllable camber rotor airfoil", AIAA Journal, 46, (1), pp. 142-153
  • N. Goulborne, E. Mockensturm and Mary I Frecker, 2008, Modeling of dielectric elastomer membranes, Elsevier, pp. Ch. 19, 177-188
  • M. Aguirre, Mary I Frecker and H. Nembhard, 2008, "A case study comparison of alternative meta-modeling methods related to nano-enabled surgical instrument design", International Journal of Nanomanufacturing, 2, (4), pp. 375-405
  • M. Aguirre and Mary I Frecker, 2008, "Size and shape optimization of a 1.0 mm multifunctional forceps-scissors surgical instrument", ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 2, (1), pp. 015001-1 - 015001-7
  • J. Cronin, Mary I Frecker and A. Mathew, 2008, "Design of a compliant endoscopic suturing instrument", ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 2, pp. 025002-1 - 025002-9
  • Mary I Frecker and M. Aguirre, 2007, "Size and shape optimization of a 1.0 mm multifunctional forceps-scissors instrument for minimally invasive surgery", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. Paper DETC2007-35367
  • J. Cronin, Mary I Frecker and A. Mathew, 2007, "Design of a compliant endoscopic suturing instrument", Proceedings ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. DETC2007-34832
  • J. Cronin, A. Mathew and Mary I Frecker, 2007, "Puncture force measurements on a porcine stomach", Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 65, (5), pp. AB294
  • S. Bharti, Mary I Frecker, G. Lesieutre and J. Browne, 2007, "Tendon actuated cellular mechanisms for morphing aircraft wing"
  • S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2007, "Compliant mechanical amplifier design using multiple optimally placed actuators", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 18, (3), pp. 209-218
  • T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker, L. Rothrock and R. Barton, 2007, "Graphical and text-based design interfaces for parameter design of an I-beam, desk lamp, aircraft wing, and job shop manufacturing system", Engineering with Computers, 23, pp. 93-107
  • T. Simpson, K. Barron, L. Rothrock, Mary I Frecker, R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2007, "Impact of response delay and training on user performance with text-based and graphical user interfaces for engineering design", Research in Engineering Design, 18, pp. 49-65
  • N. Goulbourne, E. Mockensturm and Mary I Frecker, 2007, "Electro-elastomers: Large deformation analysis of silicone membranes", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 14, (9), pp. 2609-2626
  • A. Mahdavi, R. Balaji, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2006, "Topology optimization of 2D domains for minimum compliance using parallel processing", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 32, (2), pp. 121-132
  • L. Rothrock, K. Barron, T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker, C. Ligetti and R. Barton, 2006, "Applying the proximity compatibility and the control-display compatibility principles on graphical user interfaces for engineering design", Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 16, (1), pp. 61-81
  • T. Johnson, Mary I Frecker, J. Joo, M. Abdalla, B. Sanders, Z. Gurdal and D. Lindner, 2006, "Nonlinear analysis and optimization of diamond cell morphing wings", 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • M. Aguirre and Mary I Frecker, 2006, "Design of a 1.0mm multifunctional forceps-scissors instrument for minimally invasive surgery", Proceedings 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • D. Ramrakhyani, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2006, "Hinged beam elements for the topology design of compliant mechanisms using the ground structure approach", 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, DETC2006-99439
  • J. Browne, G. Leiseutre and Mary I Frecker, 2006, "Scaling of performance, weight and actuation of a 2-D compliant cellular frame structure for a morphing wing"
  • S. Bharti, Mary I Frecker and G. Lesieutre, 2006, "Optimal structural design of a morphing aircraft wing using parallel non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm II (NSGA II)"
  • E. Yang, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2006, "Finite element and experimental analysis of non-axisymmetric dielectric elastomer membrane actuators"
  • N. Antolino, G. Hayes, J. Adair, C. Muhlstein, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2006, "Ceramic nanocolloids for medical applications: Meso-scale surgical instrument fabrication, drug delivery and bio-imaging", International Conference on the Characterization and Control of Interfaces
  • G. Hayes, N. Antolino, Mary I Frecker, C. Muhlstein, E. Mockensturm and J. Adair, 2006, "Processing of sub-500 micron scale ceramic parts for surgical applications", Materials Science and Technology Conference
  • D. Ramrakhyani, G. Lesieutre, Mary I Frecker and S. Bharti, 2005, "Parallel genetic algorithm for design of morphing cellular truss structures", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • N. Goulborne, E. Mockensturm and Mary I Frecker, 2005, "Dynamic actuation of electro-elastic spherical membranes using dielectric elastomers", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • K. Powell and Mary I Frecker, 2005, "Method for optimization of a nonlinear static balance mechanism with application to ophthalmic surgical forceps", Proceedings 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
  • A. Nissly, P. Anusonti-Inthra, F. Gandhi and Mary I Frecker, 2005, "Design optimization of a controllable camber rotor airfoil"
  • T. W. Simpson, P. Iyer, L. Rothrock, Mary I Frecker, R. R. Barton and K. A. Barron, 2005, "Metamodel-driven interfaces for engineering design: Impact of delay and problem size on user performance"
  • N. Goulborne, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2005, "Quasi-static and dynamic inflation of a dielectric elastomer membrane"
  • E. Yang, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2005, "Viscoelastic model of dielectric elastomer membranes"
  • S. Bharti, Mary I Frecker, G. Lesieutre and D. Ramrakhyani, 2005, "Optimal design of tendon actuated morphing structures: Nonlinear analysis and parallel algorithm"
  • Mary I Frecker and A. Snyder, 2005, Multifunctional end effectors for robotic surgery, pp. 165-169
  • Mary I Frecker, J. Schadler, R. Haluck, K. Culkar and R. Dziedzic, 2005, "Laparoscopic multifunctional instruments: Design and testing of initial prototypes", Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 9, (1), pp. 105-112
  • P. Anusonti-Inthra, R. Searjant, Mary I Frecker and F. Gandhi, 2005, "Design of a conformable rotor airfoil using distributed piezoelectric actuators", AIAA Journal, 43, (8), pp. 1684-1695
  • N. Goulborne, E. Mockensturm and Mary I Frecker, 2005, "A nonlinear mathematical model for dielectric elastomer membranes", ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 72, pp. 899-906
  • Mary I Frecker, M. Abdalla, Z. Gurdal, T. Johnson and D. Lindner, 2005, "Design of a piezoelectric stack actuator and compliant mechanism combination for maximum energy efficiency", Smart Materials and Structures, 14, pp. 1421-1430
  • Mary I Frecker, K. Powell and R. Haluck, 2005, "Design of a multifunctional compliant instrument for minimally invasive surgery", ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127, pp. 990-993
  • D. Ramrakhyani, G. Lesieutre, S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2005, "Aircraft structural morphing using tendon-actuated compliant cellular trusses", Journal of Aircraft, 42, (6), pp. 1615-1621
  • M. Yang, K. Culkar, K. Powell, Mary I Frecker and J. Zahn, 2004, "Design and fabrication of a UV-LIGA compliant micrograsper for ophthalmic surgery", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. Paper IMECE2004-61587
  • L. Rothrock, K. Barron, T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker, C. Ligetti and R. Barton, 2004, "Applying the proximity compatibility and the control-display compatibility principles toward engineering design", Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, pp. 411-415
  • A. Nissly, P. Anusonti-Inthra, Mary I Frecker and F. Gandhi, 2004, "Shape optimization of a compliant mechanism for an actively conformable rotor airfoil", Proceedings 2004 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Paper DETC2004/MECH-57617
  • K. Barron, T. Simpson, L. Rothrock, Mary I Frecker, R. Barton and C. Ligetti, 2004, "Graphical user interfaces for engineering design: Impact of response delay and training on user performance", Proceedings 2004 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Paper DETC2004/DTM-57085
  • N. Goulbourne, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2004, "Electro-elastic modeling of a dielectric elastomer diaphragm for a prosthetic blood pump"
  • D. Ramrakhyani, G. Lesieutre, S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2004, "Aircraft structural morphing using tendon-actuated compliant cellular trusses"
  • S. Bharti, Mary I Frecker, G. Lesieutre and D. Ramrakhyani, 2004, "Active and passive material optimization in a tendon actuated morphing aircraft structure"
  • T. Johnson and Mary I Frecker, 2004, "Optimal placement of active material actuators using genetic algorithm"
  • E. Yang, Mary I Frecker, E. Mockensturm and D. Wu, 2004, "Analytical model and experimental characterization of a dielectric elastomer annulus actuator undergoing large quasi-static deformation"
  • H. Maddisetty and Mary I Frecker, 2004, "Dynamic topology optimization of compliant mechanisms and piezoceramic actuators", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 126, (6), pp. 975-983
  • S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2004, "Optimal design and experimental characterization of a compliant mechanism piezoelectric actuator for inertially stabilized rifle", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 15, (2), pp. 93-106
  • Mary I Frecker and W. Aguilera, 2004, "Analytical modeling of a segmented unimorph actuator using electrostrictive P(VDF-TrFE) copolymer", Smart Materials and Structures, 13, pp. 82-91
  • G. Lesieutre, Mary I Frecker, D. Ramrakhyani and S. Bharti, 2003, "Tendon-actuated compliant cellular truss for morphing aircraft structures"
  • P. Anusonti-Inthra, F. Gandhi and Mary I Frecker, 2003, "Design of a conformable rotor airfoil using distributed piezoelectric actuation", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium, Paper IMECE2003-42659
  • S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2003, "Compliant mechanical amplifier design using multiple optimally placed actuators", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium, Paper IMECE2003-42658
  • M. Abdalla, Mary I Frecker, Z. Gurdal and D. Lindner, 2003, "Maximum energy efficiency compliant mechanism design for piezoelectric stack actuators", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium, Paper IMECE2003-41509
  • E. Yang, Mary I Frecker and E. Mockensturm, 2003, "Large electroelastic deformation of a dielectric elastomer annulus", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium
  • C. Ligetti, T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker, R. Barton and G. Stump, 2003, "Assessing the impact of a graphical design environment on design efficiency and effectiveness", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 3, pp. 144-154
  • N. Goulborne, Mary I Frecker, E. Mockensturm and A. Snyder, 2003, "Modeling of a dielectric elastomer diaphragm for a prosthetic blood pump"
  • D. Brei, J. Vendlinski, Mary I Frecker and S. Bharti, 2003, "Actuation development and evaluation for INSTAR: Inertially stabilized rifle"
  • Mary I Frecker, 2003, "Recent advances in optimization of smart structures and actuators", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 14, (5), pp. 207-216
  • H. Maddisetty and Mary I Frecker, 2002, "Dynamic topology optimization of compliant mechanisms and piezoceramic actuators", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium, pp. Paper IMECE2002-33993
  • R. Searjant, Mary I Frecker and F. Ghandi, 2002, "Optimal design of a smart conformable rotor airfoil", Proceedings ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Adaptive Structures Symposium, pp. Paper IMECE2002-34030
  • N. Goulbourne, E. Mockensturm, Mary I Frecker and A. Snyder, 2002, "Large electroelastic deformation of an axisymmetric dielectric membrane", pp. p. 28-10
  • H. Maddisetty and Mary I Frecker, 2002, "Topology optimization of compliant mechanisms and piezoelectric actuators for dynamic applications", pp. p. 2-1
  • R. Dziedzic and Mary I Frecker, 2002, "Topology design of multifunctional compliant mechanisms with smart material actuation", Proceedings 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference: Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, pp. Paper DETC2002/MECH-34212
  • S. Bharti and Mary I Frecker, 2002, "Topology optimization and detailed finite element modeling of piezoelectric actuators: Effect of external loads and detail geometry on actuator output", pp. 124-135
  • Mary I Frecker, 2002, "A review of current research activities in optimization of smart structures and actuators", pp. 112-123
  • N. Mehta, R. Haluck, Mary I Frecker and A. Snyder, 2002, "Sequence and task analysis of instrument use in common laparoscopic procedures", Surgical Endoscopy Ultrasound and Interventional Techniques, 16, pp. 280-285
  • D. Cappelleri, Mary I Frecker, T. Simpson and A. Snyder, 2002, "Design of a PZT bimorph actuator using a metamodel-based approach", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 124, (2), pp. 354-357
  • Mary I Frecker, R. Dziedzic and R. Haluck, 2002, "Design of multifunctional compliant mechanisms for minimally invasive surgery", Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies, 11, (5/6), pp. 311-319
  • T. Simpson, Mary I Frecker and R. Barton, 2002, "Impact of metamodel-driven visualization on design"
  • B. Wilson, D. Cappelleri, T. Simpson and Mary I Frecker, 2001, "Efficient Pareto frontier exploration using surrogate approximations", Optimization and Engineering, 2, (1), pp. 31-50
  • S. Canfield and Mary I Frecker, 2000, "Topology optimization of compliant mechanical amplifiers for piezoelectric actuators", Structural Optimization, 20, (4), pp. 269-279
  • B. Edinger, Mary I Frecker and J. Gardner, 2000, "Dynamic modeling of an innovative piezoelectric actuator for minimally invasive surgery", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 11, (10), pp. 765-770
  • Mary I Frecker and S. Canfield, 2000, "Optimal design and experimental validation of compliant mechanical amplifiers for piezoceramic stack actuators", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 11, (5), pp. 360-369
  • Mary I Frecker, N. Kikuchi and S. Kota, 1999, "Topology optimization of compliant mechanisms with multiple outputs", Structural Optimization, 17, (4), pp. 269-278
  • S. Nishiwaki, Mary I Frecker, S. Min and N. Kikuchi, 1998, "Topology optimization of compliant mechanisms using the homogenization method", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 42, (3), pp. 535-559
  • Mary I Frecker, G. K. Ananthasuresh, S. Nishiwaki, N. Kikuchi and S. Kota, 1997, "Topological synthesis of compliant mechanisms using multi-criteria optimization", Journal of Mechanical Design, 119, (2), pp. 238-245
  • S. Nishiwaki, Mary I Frecker, S. Min and N. Kikuchi, 1997, "Structural optimization considering flexibility (Part 1: Formulation of equations and application to compliant mechanisms)", Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, pp. 81-88
 

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