Kazuhiro Saitou, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan

 

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Journal papers

  1. Guirguis, D., Hamza, K., Aly, M., Hegazi, H., Saitou, K., 2014, "Multi-Objective Topology Optimization of Multi-Component Continuum Structures via a Kriging-interpolated Level-Set Approach," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, to appear.
  2. Park, J. Saitou, K., 2014, “ROTAS: A Rotamer-dependent, Atomic Statistical Potential for Assessment and Prediction of Protein Structures,” BMC Bioinformatics, 15:307, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-307.
  3. Kim, J., Matuszak, M., Saitou, K., and Balter, J., 2013, "Distance-Preserving Rigidity Penalty on Deformable Image Registration of Multiple Skeletal Components in the Neck," Medical Physics, 40, 121907.
  4. Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Decomposition Templates and Joint Morphing Operators for Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Multi-Component Topology,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(2), pp. 021004doi:10.1115/1.4026030.
  5. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2012, “A Co-Evolutionary Approach for Design Optimization via Ensembles of Surrogates with Application to Vehicle Crashworthiness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(1), pp. 011001-1 – 011001-10.
  6. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2011, “Automated Vehicle Structural Crashworthiness Design via a Crash Mode Matching Algorithm,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 133(1), pp. 011003-1 – 011003-9.
  7. Yildiz, A. and Saitou, K., 2011, “Topology Synthesis of Multi-Component Structural Assemblies in Continuum Domains,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 133(1), pp. 011008-1 – 011008-9.
  8. Park, J., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2009, “A Tunable Machine Vision-based Strategy for Automated Annotation of Chemical Databases,” ACS Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 49, pp. 1993–2001.
  9. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2009, “High-Stiffness, Lock-and-Key Heat-Reversible Locator-Snap Systems for the Design for Disassembly,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 131(4), pp. 041005-1 – 041005-9.
  10. Shalably, M., Abdelmoneum, M., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Design of Spring Coupling for High Q, High Frequency MEMS Filters for Wireless Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 56(4), pp. 1022-1030. .
  11. Shalably, M., Wang, Z., Chow, L., Jensen, B., Volakis, J. Kurabayashi, K., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Robust Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches using Contact Physics Modeling,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 56(4), pp. 1012-1021.
  12. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2009, “Optimal Heat-Reversible Snap Joints for Frame-Panel Assembly in Auminum Space Frame Automotive Bodies,” International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing , 1(3), pp. 302-317.  
  13. Park, J., Rosania, G., Shedden, K., Nguyen, M., Lyu, N., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Automated Extraction of Chemical Structure Information from Digital Raster Images,” Chemistry Central, 3(4), doi:10.1186/1752-153X-3-4 (labed as Highly Accessed).
  14. Shalably, M. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Design for Disassembly with High-Stiffness, Heat-Reversible Locator-Snap Systems,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 130(12), pp. 21701-21701.
  15. Saitou, K., Shalaby, M., and Shu, L. H., 2008, “Bioanalogous Mechanical Joints for Authorized Disassembly,” CIRP Annals– Manufacturing Technology, 57(1), pp. 149-152.
  16. Hussein, M, Hamza, K., Hulbert, G., and Saitou, K, 2007, “Optimal synthesis of 2D phononic crystals for broadband frequency isolation,” Waves in Random and Complex Media, 17(4), pp. 491–510.
  17. Chow, L., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K., 2007, “Lifetime Extension of RF MEMS Direct Contact Switches in Hot-Switching Operations  by Ball-Grid-Array (BGA) Dimple Design,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, 28(6), pp. 479-481.
  18. Wang, Z., Volakis J., Kurabayashi, K., and Saitou K., 2007, “An Efficient Preconditioner (LESP) for Hybrid Matrices Arising in RF MEMS Switch Analysis,” Applied Computational Electromagnetic Society (ACES) Journal, 22(3), pp. 327-332.
  19. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2007, “Assembly Synthesis with Subassembly Partitioning for Optimal In-Process Dimensional Adjustability,” AI-EDAM: Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Design, and Manufacturing, 21, pp. 31-43.
  20. Smithson, A., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K. 2007, “Design for Existing Lines: Part and Process Plan Optimization to Best Utilize Existing Production Lines,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 7(2), pp. 126-131.
  21. Wang, Z., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2006, “Full-Wave Electromagnetic and Thermal Modeling for Prediction of Heat-Dissipation-Induced RF MEMS Switch Failure,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 16(1), pp. 157–164.
  22. Chow, L. W, Wang, Z., Jensen, B. D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J. L., and Kurabayashi, K., 2006, “Skin-Effect Self-Heating in Air-Suspended RF MEMS Transmission-Line Structures,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 15(6), pp. 1622-1631.
  23. Hussein, M. I., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G. M., Scott, R. A., Saitou, K., 2006, “Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization of Periodic Layered Materials for Desired Wave Dispersion Characteristics,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 31, pp. 60-75.
  24. Lyu, N., Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness and Dimensional Integrity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(3), pp. 527-535.
  25. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Three-dimensional Assembly Synthesis for Robust Dimensional Integrity based on Screw Theory,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(1), pp. 243-251.
  26. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis of Space Frame Structures using Joint Library,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(1), pp. 57-65.
  27. Saitou, K., Nishiwaki, S., Izui, K., and Papalambros, P., 2005, “A Survey on Structural Optimization in Product Development,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering (The 25th Anniversary Special Issue of the ASME CIE Division), 5(3), pp. 214-226.
  28. Jensen, B. D., Chow, L. L.-W., Huang, K., Saitou, K., Volakis, J. L., Kurabayashi, K., 2005, “Effect of Nanoscale Heating on Electrical Transport in RF MEMS Switch Contacts,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 14(5), pp. 935-946.
  29. Cetin, O and Saitou, K., 2005, “Decomposition-based assembly synthesis of multiple structures for minimum production cost,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(4), pp. 572-579.
  30. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Integrated Synthesis of Assembly and Fixture Scheme for Properly Constrained Assembly,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, September 2005, 2(3), pp. 250-261.
  31. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Structural Crashworthiness using Equivalent Mechanism Approximations,Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, May 2005, 127(3), pp. 485-492.
  32. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Topology Optimization of Multi-Component Structures via Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis,Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(2), pp. 170-183.
  33. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis of a Three Dimensional Body-In-White Model for Structural Stiffness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(1), pp. 34-48.
  34. Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Off-Line Error Prediction, Diagnosis and Recovery using Virtual Assembly Systems,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturings, 15(5), pp. 679-692.
  35. Li, Y., Saitou, K., and Kikuchi, N., 2004, “Topology Optimization of Thermally Actuated Compliant Mechanisms Considering Time Transient Effect,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 40(11), pp. 1317-1331.
  36. Fellini, R., Kokkolaras, M., Michelena, N., Papalambros, P., Perez-Duarte, A., Saitou, K., and Fenyes, P. 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), pp. 89-96.
  37. Cetin, O., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis for Structural Modularity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 126(2), pp. 234-243.
  38. Cetin, O. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis for Maximum Structural Strength and Modularity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design126(2), pp. 244-253.
  39. Hulla, A., Jalali, K., Hamza, K., Skerlos, S., Saitou, K., 2003, “Multi-criteria Decision Making for Optimization of Product Disassembly under Multiple Situations,” Environmental Science and Technology, Special issue on Principles of Green Engineering, 37(23), pp. 5303-5313.
  40. Hamza, K., Mahmoud, H., and Saitou, K., 2003, “Design Optimization of N-Shaped Roof Trusses using Reactive Taboo Search,” Applied Soft Computing, 3(3), pp. 221-235.
  41. Jensen, B. D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Fully Integrated Electrothermal Multi-Domain Modeling of RF MEMS Switches,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 13(9), p. 364-366.
  42. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis for In-Process Dimensional Adjustability,’ Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 125(3), pp. 464-473.
  43. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 125(3), pp. 452-463.
  44. Li, Y., Saitou, K., and Kikuchi, N., 2003, “Design Of Heat-Activated Reversible Integral Attachments For Product-Embedded Disassembly,” International Journal of CAD/CAM, 3(1), pp. 26-40.
  45. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Design of Part Family Robust to Production Plan Variations based on Quantitative Manufacturability Evaluations,” Research in Engineering Design, 13(3), pp.199-212.
  46. Yetis, A. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis Based on Structural Considerations,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 124(4), pp. 593-601.
  47. Qureshi, K. and Saitou, K., “Design for Fixturability (DFF) Methodology for Commodity Parts: A Case Study with Connecting Rod Designs,” 2002, Transactions of ASME, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineeing, 2(1), pp. 21-27.
  48. Saitou, K., Malpathak, S., and Qvam, H., 2002, “Robust Design of Flexible Manufacturing Systems using Colored Petri Net and Genetic Algorithm,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 13(5), pp. 339-351.
  49. Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2001, “Automated Generation of Error Recovery Logic in Assembly Systems Using Genetic Programming,” SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 20(1), pp. 55-68.
  50. Saitou, K., Wang, D.-A., and Wou, S. J., 2000, “Externally-Resonated linear Micro Vibromotors for Micro Assembly,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 9(3), pp. 336-346.
  51. Nishiwaki, S., Saitou, K., Min, S., and Kikuchi, N., 2000, “Topological Design Considering Flexibility under Periodic Loads,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 19(1), pp. 4-16.
  52. Jakiela, M., Chapman, C., Duda, J., Adewuya, A., and Saitou, K., 2000, "Continuum structural topology design with genetic algorithms," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 186(2), pp. 339-356.
  53. Saitou, K., 1999, “Conformational Switching in Self-Assembling Mechanical Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 15(3), pp. 510-520.
  54. Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1996 (submitted in 1996, revised and published in 1998), “On Classes of Self-Assembling Automata,” Complex Systems, 10(6). pp. 391-416.
  55. Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1995, “Subassembly Generation via Mechanical Conformational Switches,” Artificial Life, 2(4), pp. 377-416.
  56. Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1995, “Automated Optimal Design of Mechanical Conformational Switches,” Artificial Life, 2(2), pp. 129-156.
  57. Chapman, C., Saitou, K., and Jakiela, M., 1994, “Genetic Algorithms as an Approach to Configuration and Topology Design,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 116(4), pp. 1005-1012.

Book Chapters

  1. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Design for Product Embedded Disassembly,” Chapter 2, Evolutionary Computation in Practice, Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI), 88, p. 9-39, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heiderberg, ISBN: 978-3-540-75770-2.
  2. Saitou, K., Malpathak, S., and Qvam, H., 2006, “Robust design of flexible manufacturing systems using colored Petri net and genetic algorithm,” Chapter 3, Focus on Robotics Research, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 1-59454-594-4.

Shorter Communications

  1. Wang, Z., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Comparison of semi-analytical formulations and Gaussian quadrature rules for quasi-static double surface potential integrals,” IEEE Antenna and Propagation Magazine, 45(6), pp. 96-102.
  2. Baydar, C., and Saitou, K., 2001, “Prediction and Diagnosis of Propagated Errors in Assembly Systems using Virtual Factories,” Application Brief, Transaction of ASME, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 1(3), p. 261–265.

Conference Papers

  1. Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, Design Optimization of Batteryless Photovoltaic-Powered Reverse Osmosis Water Desalination in Remote Areas," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 14-20, Montreal, Canada, IMECE2014-37750, accepted.
  2. Chu, K.-C., Kaifuku, K., and Saitou, K., 2014, "Optimal Integration of Alternative Energy Sources in Production Systems for Minimum Grid Dependency and Outage Risk," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 18-22, Taipei, Taiwan (Finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
  3. Zhou, Y. and Saitou, K., 2014, "Identification of Manufacturability Constraints through Process Simulaion and Data Mining," Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 17-20, Buffalo, New York, DETC2014-34542.
  4. El-Aziz, K., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, "Optimum Solar HDH Desalination for Semi-Isolagted Communities using HGP and GA's," Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 17-20, Buffalo, New York, DETC2014-34598.
  5. Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, "Multi-Level Design Optimization of Reverse Osmosis Water Desalination Powered via Photovoltaix Panels with Batttery Storage," Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 17-20, Buffalo, New York, DETC2014-34731.
  6. Shaukat, M., Gonzalez, R. and Saitou, K., 2014, "Co-Design: Product Type and Demographics," Proceedings of the ISDA International Conference & ISDA Eastman Education Symposium, August 13-16, Austin, Texas.
  7. Chu, K.-C., Saigal, R., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Optimal Management of Prove Vehicles for Intelligent Transportation Systems,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 17-21, Madison, WI.
  8. Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Design Optimization of a Solar-Powered Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems for Small Communities,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 4-7, Portland, Oregon, DETC2013-12654.
  9. El-Aziz, K., Hamza, K., El-Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Optimum Solar-Powered HDH Desalination System for Semi-Isolated Communities, Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 4-7, Portland, Oregon, DETC2013-12876.
  10. Hamza, K., Aly, M., Hegazi, H., Saitou, K., 2013, “Multi-Objective Topology Optimization of Multi-Component Continuum Structures via an Explicit Level-Set Approach,” Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19 - 24, Orlando, FL.
  11. Kim, J., Matuszak, M., Balter, J., and Saitou, K., 2012, “An Improved Rigidity Penalty for Deformable Registration of Head and Neck Images in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), August 20-24, Seoul, Korea. (Finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
  12. Morsy, M., Hamza, K., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2012, “Integrated Optimization Of A Solar-Powered Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System For Small Communities,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 12-15, Chicago, IL, DETC2012-70783.
  13. Farel, R., Leroy, Y., Yannou, B., and Saitou, K., 2012, “A Network Flow Optimization Model for Automotive Glazing Recycling,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 12-15, Chicago, IL, DETC2012-70785
  14. Park, J., Li, Y., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Image-to-Structure Task by ChemReader,”, Proceedings of the Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings (TREC 2011), Gaithersburg, MD, November 17-20, NIST Special Publication 500-295.
  15. Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Decomposition Templates and Joint Morphing Operators for Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Multi-Component Topology,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 28-31, Washington DC, DETC2011-48572.
  16. Hamza, K., Gandhi, U., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Optimal Scheduling of Parabolic Heliostats Aim Targets in a Mini-Tower Solar Concentrator System,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 28-31, Washington DC, DETC2011-48582.
  17. Hamza, K., Gandhi, U., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Optimization of Parabolic Heliostat Focal Lengths in a Mini-Tower Solar Concentrator System,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 28-31, Washington DC, DETC2011-48591.
  18. Chu, K.-C., Yang, L., Saigal, R., Saitou, K., 2011, “Validation of Stochastic Traffic Flow Model with Microscopic Traffic Simulation,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 24-27, Trieste, Italy.
  19. Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Multi-Objective Optimization of Spot-Welded Planar Multi-Component Continuum Structures,” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 13 -17, 2011, Shizuoka, Japan, Paper #: 273_1.
  20. Carson, P., Wang, B., LeCarpentier, G., Goodsitt, M., Lashbrook, C., Pinsky, R., Narayanasamy, R., Fowlkes, J. B., and Saitou, K., 2010 “Local Compression in Automated Breast Ultrasound in the Mammographic Geometry,” IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, October 11-14, San Diego, California.
  21. Hamza, K., Shalaby, M., Nassef, A., Aly, M., and Saitou, K., 2010, “Design Optimization of Osmosis Water Desalination System via Genetic Algorithms,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 15-18, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, DETC2010-28489.
  22. Hamza, K., Shalaby, M., Nassef, A., Aly, M., and Saitou, K., 2010, “Studies on the Design of Reverse Osmosis Water Disalination Systems for Cost and Energy Efficiency,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 15-18, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, DETC2010-28493.
  23. Hamza, K., Laberteaux, K., and Saitou, K., 2010, “An Optimization Model for Parabolic-Trough Solar Power Generation Systems,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 15-18, Montreal, Canada, DETC2010-28997.
  24. Hamza, K., Kim, B., and Saitou, K., 2010, “Risk-Averse Outsourcing Strategy for Optimal Intellectual Property Protection,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 21-24, Toronto, Canada.
  25. Park, J., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2010, “Image-based Automated Chemical Database Annotation with Ensemble of Machine-Vision Classifiers,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 21-24, Toronto, Canada, accepted (the finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
  26. Kim, J., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Optimal Outsourcing for Intellectual Property Protection and Production Cost Minimization,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium of Assembly and Manufacturing, November 17-20, Suwon, Korea, pp. 124-129.
  27. Park, C.-H., Patil, L., Saitou, K., and Romeijn, H. E., 2009, “Decision Support for Optimal Adaptation of Product and Supply Chain Systems based on Real Options Theory,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India, August 22-25.
  28. Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Automated Vehicle Crashworthiness Design via Crash Mode Matching Algorithm,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, California, August 30-September 2, DETC2009-87072.
  29. Shaukat, M., Marshall, J., and Saitou, K., 2009, “A Comparative Analysis of Co-creation for the Design of New Products and Services,” Eighth International Conference of the European Academy of Design, Aberdeen, April, 1-3, Paper # 121.
  30. Patil, L. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Modeling and Synthesis of Optimally-Adaptive Product-Supply Chain System using Jump-Diffusion Process, Proceedings of the IEEE Conferences on Automation Science and Engineering, August 23-26, Washington DC., pp. 285-290.
  31. Yildiz, A. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Topology Synthesis of Multi-Component Structural Assemblies in Continuum Domains,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 3-6, New York City, NY, DETC2008-50037.
  32. Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2008, “High-Stiffness Heat-Reversible “Lock and Key” Locator-Snap Systems for Design for Authorized Disassembly”. Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 3-6, New York City, NY, DETC2008-49664.
  33. Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2008, “Computational Synthesis of “Lock and Key” Heat-Reversible Locator-Snap Systems,” Proceedings of the 15th CIRP Life Cycle Engineering Conference, March 17-19, Sydney, Australia.
  34. Hussein, M., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G., Saitou, K., 2007, “Tailoring of Two-dimensional Band-Gap Materials for Broadband Frequency Isolation,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 4-7, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, DETC2007/VIB-35226.
  35. Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2007, “Design for Disassembly with High-Stiffness, Heat-Reversible Locator-Snap Systems,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 4-7, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, DETC2007-35804.
  36. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2007, “Optimal Design of Heat-Reversible Locator-Snap System for Non-Destructive Disassembly of Electrical Appliances,” Proceedings of ICED07: International Conference on Engineering Design, August 28-31, Paris, France, Paper No. 486.
  37. Lee, B., Shalaby, M., Collins, R., Crisan, V., Robinson, D., and Saitou, K, 2007, “Variation Analysis of Three Dimensional non-rigid Assemblies,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, July 22-25, Ann Arbor, MI.
  38. Lyu, N., Park, J., Urabe, H., Tokunaga, H., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design of Automotive Torsion Beam Suspension using Lumped-Compliance Linkage Models,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE2006-15436.
  39. Shalaby, M., Abdelmoneum, M., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design of Spring Coupling for High Q, High Frequency MEMS Filters,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE2006-15395.
  40. Shalaby, M., Wang, A., Chow, L., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Kurabayashi, K., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Rrobust Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches using Contact Physics Modeling,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE2006-15339.
  41. Kazancioglu, E. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Multi-Period Production Capacity Planning for Integrated Product and Production System Design,”, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Shanghai, China, October 8 – 10 (Keynote Paper and the finalist of Best Paper Award).
  42. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design for Optimal End-Of-Life Scenario via Product Embedded Disassembly,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC2006-99475.
  43. Lyu, N., Shimura, A., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Optimal Tolerance Allocation of Automotive Pneumatic Control Valves based on Product and Process Simulations,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC2006-99592.
  44. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2006, “An Efficient Algorithm for Vehicle Crashworthiness Design via Crash Mode Matching,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC2006-99485.
  45. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design for Optimal End-of-Life Scenario via Product-embedded Disassembly,”  LCE2006: The 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 31-June 2,  Leuven, Belgium, pp. 423-428.
  46. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Optimal Heat-Reversible Snap Joints for Frame-Panel Assembly in Aluminum Space Frame Automotive Bodies,” Proceedings of LCE2006: The 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 31-June 2,  Leuven, Belgium, pp. 411-416.
  47. Saitou, K., Rusák, Z., and Horváth, I., 2006, “Rapid Concept Generation and Evaluation based on Vague Discrete Interval Model and Variational Analysis,” Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Ljubljana, Slovenia, April, 18 – 22, pp 149 – 158.
  48. Wang, Z., Chow, L., Volakis, J., Saitou.K, and Kurabayashi, K., 2005, “Contact Physics Modeling and Optimization Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE AP-S International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Washington, D. C., July 3-8.
  49. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., “Design for Product-Embedded Disassembly with Maximum Profit,” Proceedings of the EcoDesign 2005: 4th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, December 12–14. (the finalist for Best Paper Award).
  50. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K. 2005, “Design of Heat-Reversible Snaps for Automotive Body Panes,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, DETC2005-85155.
  51. Smithson, A. G., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Existing Lines: Part and Process Plan Optimizatrion to Best Utilize Available Production Lines,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, DETC2005-84962.
  52. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Vehicle Crashworthiness Design via Surrogate Models and a Multi-Scenario Co-Evolutionary Algorithm,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, DETC2005-84965.
  53. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Product-Embedded Disassembly,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, DETC2005-85260.
  54. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Multiple Product-Embedded Disassembly Pathways” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, August 1-2.
  55. Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Product Embedded Disassembly Sequence,” Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning, Montréal, Canada, July 19-21.
  56. Chow, L. L.-W.  Wang, Z., Jensen, B. D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J. L., and Kurabayashi, K.  2005, Effect Aggregated Heating in RF MEMS Suspended Structures,” Proceedings of the IEEE MTT-S 2005 International Microwave Symposium, Long Beach, California, July 12-17.
  57. Hussein, M. I., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G. M., Scott, R. A., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Design of Periodic Materials with Desired Dispersive Properties using a Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings of the PEDAC 2004: International Conference on Production Engineering, Design and Control,  Alexandria, Egypt, December 27 – 29.
  58. Kazancioglu, E., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Multi-period Robust Capacity Planning Based on Product and Process Simulations,” invited paper, Proceedings of the WSC04: Winter Simulation Conference 2004, Washington, D.C., December 5-8.
  59. Lyu, N., Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness and Dimensional Integrity,” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Anaheim, California, November 13-19, IMECE2004-62229.
  60. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Design for Crashworthiness of Vehicle Structures via Equivalent Mechanism Approximations,” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Anaheim, California, November 13-19, IMECE2004-62226.
  61. Lyu, N., Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Assembly synthesis for stiffness, dimensional adjustability and manufacturability,” Proceedings of the ECT2004: The Fourth International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Lisbon, September 7-9.
  62. Wang, Z., Jensen, B., Chow, L., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., "Effects of Dimple Geometry on RF MEMS Switch Heating," Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM 2004)", Ontario, Canada, July 20 - 23.
  63. Lyu, N., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis of Space Frame Structures using Joint Library,” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 28 - October 2, 2004, DETC2004-57301.
  64. Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Integrated Synthesis of Assembly and Fixture Scheme for Properly Constrained Assembly,” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 28 - October 2, 2004, DETC2004-57771.
  65. Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Optimization of Constructive Solid Geometry via a Tree-Based Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2004), Seattle, Washington, June 26-30, 2004.
  66. Wang, Z., Jensen, B.  Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2004, “A Preconditioner for Hybrid Matrices Arising in RF MEMS Switch Analysis,” Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE AP-S International Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, California, June 20-26.
  67. Jensen, B., Huang, K., Chow, L., Saitou, K.,  Volakis J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2004 “Asperity heating for repair of metal contact RF-MEMS switches,” Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, June 6-11.
  68. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Crash mode analysis of vehicle structures based on equivalent mechanism approximations,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 13 - 17, p. 277-287.
  69. Kazancioglu, E., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Multi-period capacity planning for integrated product-process design,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 13 - 17, p. 415-423.
  70. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Three-dimensional assembly synthesis for robust dimensional integrity based on Screw theory,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 13 – 17, p. 585-596 (Best Paper Award for junior contributions).
  71. Jensen, B., Chow L., Webbink R., Saitou, K. Volakis J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2004, “Force Dependence of RF MEMS Switch Contact Heating,” Proceedings of MEMS 2004: The 17th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, paper 111, Maastricht, The Netherlands, January 25-29, pp. 137-140.
  72. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis of Automotive Body Structures,” Proceedings of the 2004 SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, March 8-11, 2004-01-1730.
  73. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Design Optimization of Vehicle Structures for Crashworthiness via Equivalent Mechanism Approximations,” Proceedings of the 2004 SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, March 8-11, 2004-01-1731.
  74. Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Topology Optimization of Structural Supports for MEMS Switches using Discrete Simulated Annealing,” Proceedings of the 8th Cairo University International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production, Cairo, Egypt, January  4-6, vol. 1, p. 77-84.
  75. Hussein, M. I., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G. M., Scott, R. A. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Design of Layered Structures with Predefined Dispersion Properties using a Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings of the 8th Cairo University International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production, Cairo, Egypt, January  4-6, 2004, vol. 1, p. 41-50,    
  76. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Crashworthiness Design Using Meta-Models for Approximating of Box-Section Members,” Proceedings of the 8th Cairo University International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production, Cairo, Egypt, January  4-6, vol. 1, p. 591-602.
  77. Jensen, B., Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K., and Volakis, J., 2003, “Simultaneous Electrical and Thermal Modeling of a Contact-Type RF MEMS Switch,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Washington, D.C., November 16 - 21, IMECE2003-41422.
  78. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis of a 3D BIW Model for Structural Stiffness,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Washington, D.C., November 16 - 21, IMECE2003-43130.
  79. Cetin, O and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decomposition-based assembly synthesis of multiple structures for minimum production cost.” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Washington, D.C., November 16 - 21, IMECE2003-43085.
  80. Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2003, “Assembly synthesis for optimal dimensional adjustability based on a joint library,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, Stockholm, Sweden, August 19–21, Paper 1373.
  81. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Assembly Synthesis with Subassembly Partitioning for Optimal In-Process Dimensional Adjustability,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, DETC2003/DAC-48729.
  82. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Topology Optimization of Multi-Component Structures via Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, DETC2003/DAC-48730.
  83. Kazancioglu, E., Wu, G., Ko, J., Bohac, S., Filipi, Z.,  Hu, S. J., Assanis, D., and Saitou, K., 2003, “Robust Optimization of an Automotive Valvetrain using Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, DETC2003/DAC-48714.
  84. Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Design for Structural Crashworthiness using Equivalent Mechanism Approximations,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, DETC2003/DAC-48751.
  85. Hamza, K., Saitou, K., and Nassef, A., 2003,  “Design Optimization of A Vehicle B-Pillar Subjected to Roof Crush using Mixed Reactive Taboo Search,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, DETC2003/DAC-48750.
  86. Hamza, K, Reyes-Luna, J. F., and Saitou, K., 2003, "Simultaneous Assembly Planning and Assembly System Design using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms," Proceedings of the 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2003), Chicago, Illinois, July 12-16, LNCS 2724, p. 2096-2108.
  87. Wang, Z., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Analysis of RF-MEMS Switches using Finite Element-Boundary Integration with Moment Method,” Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE AP-S International Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, June 22-27, Vol. 2, pp. 173-176.
  88. Jensen, B. D.,Saitou, K., Volakis, J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Impact of Skin Effect on Thermal Behavior of RF MEMS Switches,” Proceedings of the 6th ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Kohala Coast, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, March 16–20, TED-AJ03-420.
  89. Fellini, R., Kokkolaras, M., Michelena, N., Papalambros, P., Saitou, K., Perez-Duarte, A., Fenyes, P., 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, AIAA-2002-5610, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September 4–6, 2002, AIAA-2002-5610.
  90. Cetin, O., Saitou, K., Nishiwaki, S., and Tsurumi, Y., 2002, “Modular Structural Component Design using the Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Machine Design and Production, Cappadocia, Turkey, September 4 – 6.
  91. Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis based on Structural Stiffness Considerations,” Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, September 29 – October 2, DETC2002/DAC-34083.
  92. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Decomposition-based Assembly Synthesis for In-Process Dimensional Adjustability,” Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, September 29 – October 2, DETC2002/DAC-34086.
  93. Hamza, K., Mahmoud, H., and Saitou, K., 2002, “Design Optimization of N-Shaped Roof Trusses,” Proceedings of the 2002 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2002), New York City, New York, July 9–13, p. 1089–1096.
  94. Li, Y.,Saitou, K., Kikuchi N., 2002, "Design of Heat-Activated Compliant Mechanisms for Product-Embedded Disassembly," Proceedings of the Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 7–12.
  95. Li, Y., Saitou, K., Kikuchi N., Skerlos, S., and Papalambros, P., 2001, "Design of Heat-Activated Reversible Integral Attachments for Product-Embedded Disassembly," Proceedings of the EcoDesign 2001: 2nd International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, December 12–15, p. 360–365.
  96. Cetin, O., Saitou, K., Nishigaki, H., Nishiwaki, S., Amago, T., and Kikuchi, N., 2001, “Modular Structural Component Design using the First Order Analysis and Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New York, New York, November 11–16, IMECE2001/DE-23265.
  97. Qureshi, K. and Saitou, K., 2001, "Design for Facility over the Internet: A Case Study with Automotive Connecting Rod Designs," Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9–12, DETC2001/CIE-21289.
  98. Cetin, O. and Saitou, K., 2001, "Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis for Maximum Structural Strength and Modularity," Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9–12, DETC2001/DAC-21121.
  99. Baydar, C., and Saitou, K., 2001, “Prediction and Diagnosis of Propagated Errors in Assembly Systems using Virtual Factories,” Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9–12, DETC2001/CIE-21261.
  100. Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2001, "Design of Product Families for Reconfigurable Machining Systems based on Manufacturability Feedback," Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, Glasgow, UK, August 21–23, ICED 01-C586/026, p. 147–154.
  101. Li, Y., Xin, X., Kikuchi, N., and Saitou, K., 2001, "Optimal Shape and Location of Piezoelectric Materials for Topology Optimization of Flextensional Actuators," Proceedings of the 2001 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO-2001), San Francisco, California, July 7–11, p. 1085–1089.
  102. Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2001, “Off-Line Error Prediction, Diagnosis and Recovery using Virtual Assembly Systems,” Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, May 21–26, p. 818–823.
  103. Yetis, A. and Saitou, K., 2000, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis based on Structural Considerations,” Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland, September 10–13, DETC2000/DAC-1428.
  104. Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2000, “Generation of Robust Error Recovery Logic in Assembly Systems using Multi-Level Optimization and Genetic Programming,” Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland, September 10–13, DETC2000/CIE-14639.
  105. Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2000, “Off-line error Recovery Logic Synthesis in Automated Assembly Lines by using Genetic Programming,” Proceedings of the 2000 Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, Ann Arbor, MI, July 23–26, 2000JUSFA-13124.
  106. Saitou, K. and Yetis, A., 2000, “Decomposition-Based Assembly Synthesis of Structural products: Preliminary Results,” Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands, April 18–21, p. 477–486.
  107. Saitou, K. and Malpathak, S., 1999, “Robustness Optimization of FMS under Production Plan Variations: The case of Cyclic Production,” Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12–16, DETC99/CIE-9127.
  108. Nishiwaki, S., Silva, E., Saitou, K., and Kikuchi, N., 1999, “Topology Optimization of Actuators using Structural Flexibility,” Proceedings of the Third World Congress of Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Buffalo, NY, May 17–21, 01-TOA1-2.
  109. Saitou, K., Wou, S., and Wang, D.-A., 1999, “Assembly and Disassembly of Bare Chips using On-Substrate Linear Microvibromotor Arrays,” Proceedings of the EcoDesign '99: 1st International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, February 1–3, p. 818–823.
  110. Saitou, K., 1998, “Conformational Switching as Assembly Instructions in Self-Assembling Mechanical Systems,” Unifying Themes in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, New Hampshire, September 21–26, Perseus Books, p. 411–431. Also available on-line via InterJournal of Complex Systems [107] at http://www.interjournal.org.
  111. Saitou, K. and Wou, S., 1998, “Externally-Resonated Micro Linear Vibromotor for Micro Assembly,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Microrobotics and Micromanipulation, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4–5, p. 128–139.
  112. Saitou, K. and Qvam, H., 1998, “Robustness Optimization of FMS under Product Plan Variations: Preliminary Results,” Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Atlanta, Georgia, September 13–16, DETC98/CIE-5691.
  113. Farouki, R., Saitou, K., and Tsai, Y.-F.,1998, “Least-Square Tool Path Approximation with Pythagorean-Hodograph Curves for High-Speed CNC Machining,” Proceedings of the IMA Mathematics of Surfaces VIII Conference, R. Cripps, editor, Information Geometers Press, p. 245–264.
  114. Saitou, K., 1998, “Self-Assembling Automata: A Model for Conformational Self-Assembly,” Proceedings of the 1998 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Maui, Hawaii, January 4-9, World Scientific, p. 609–620.
  115. Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1996, “Design of a Self-Closing Compliant “Mouse Trap” for Micro Assembly,” Proceedings of the 1996 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, DSC-Vol. 59, November 17–22, p. 421–426.
  116. Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1994, “Meshing of Engineering Domains by Mitotic Cell Division,” Artificial Life IV: Proceeding of the Fourth International Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, p. 289–294.
  117. Chapman, C., Saitou, K., and Jakiela, M., 1993, “Genetic Algorithms as an Approach to Configuration and Topology Design,” Proceedings of the 1993 ASME Design Automation Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, DE-Vol. 65-1, September 19–22, p. 485–498.