Journal papers

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 Zuo, W., Saitou, K., 2016, "MultiMaterial Topology Optimization using Ordered SIMP Interpolation," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, DOI 10.1007/s0015801615133.
 Zuo, W., Yu, J., Saitou, K., 2016, "Stress Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Automotive body Frame Consisting of Rectangular Tubes, International Journal of Automtive Technology, 17(5).
 Kim, J., Matuszak, M., Saitou, K., and Balter, J., 2015, "A Finite Element Head and Neck Model as a Supportive Tool for Deformable Image Registration," International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, DOI 10.1007/s1154801513356.
 ElAziz, K., Hamza, K., ElMorsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2016, "Optimum Solar Humidification–Dehumidification Desalination for Microgrids and Remote Area Communities," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 138(2), doi: 10.1115/1.4032477.
 Chu, K.C., Kaifuku, K., and Saitou, K., 2016, “Optimal Integration of Alternative Energy Sources in Production Systems with Demand Forecast,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13(1). pp. 206214.
 Guirguis, D., Hamza, K., Aly, M., Hegazi, H., Saitou, K., 2014, “MultiObjective Topology Optimization of MultiComponent Continuum Structures via a Kriginginterpolated LevelSet Approach,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 51(3), pp. 733748.
 Park, J. Saitou, K., 2014, “ROTAS: A Rotamerdependent, Atomic Statistical Potential for Assessment and Prediction of Protein Structures,” BMC Bioinformatics, 15(307), DOI: 10.1186/1471210515307.
 Kim, J., Matuszak, M., Saitou, K., and Balter, J., 2013, "DistancePreserving Rigidity Penalty on Deformable Image Registration of Multiple Skeletal Components in the Neck," Medical Physics, 40, 121907.
 Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Decomposition Templates and Joint Morphing Operators for Genetic Algorithm Optimization of MultiComponent Topology,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(2), pp. 021004doi:10.1115/1.4026030.
 Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2012, “A CoEvolutionary Approach for Design Optimization via Ensembles of Surrogates with Application to Vehicle Crashworthiness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(1), pp. 0110011 – 01100110.
 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. 0110031 – 0110039.
 Yildiz, A. and Saitou, K., 2011, “Topology Synthesis of MultiComponent Structural Assemblies in Continuum Domains,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 133(1), pp. 0110081 – 0110089.
 Park, J., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2009, “A Tunable Machine Visionbased Strategy for Automated Annotation of Chemical Databases,” ACS Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 49, pp. 1993–2001.
 Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2009, “HighStiffness, LockandKey HeatReversible LocatorSnap Systems for the Design for Disassembly,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 131(4), pp. 0410051 – 0410059.
 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. 10221030. .
 Shalably, M., Wang, Z., Chow, L., Jensen, B., Volakis, J. Kurabayashi, K., and Saitou, K., 2009, “Robust Design of RFMEMS Cantilever Switches using Contact Physics Modeling,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 56(4), pp. 10121021.
 Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2009, “Optimal HeatReversible Snap Joints for FramePanel Assembly in Auminum Space Frame Automotive Bodies,” International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing , 1(3), pp. 302317.
 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:10.1186/1752153X34.
 Shalably, M. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Design for Disassembly with HighStiffness, HeatReversible LocatorSnap Systems,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 130(12), pp. 2170121701.
 Saitou, K., Shalaby, M., and Shu, L. H., 2008, “Bioanalogous Mechanical Joints for Authorized Disassembly,” CIRP Annals– Manufacturing Technology, 57(1), pp. 149152.
 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.
 Chow, L., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K., 2007, “Lifetime Extension of RF MEMS Direct Contact Switches in HotSwitching Operations by BallGridArray (BGA) Dimple Design,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, 28(6), pp. 479481.
 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. 327332.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2007, “Assembly Synthesis with Subassembly Partitioning for Optimal InProcess Dimensional Adjustability,” AIEDAM: Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Design, and Manufacturing, 21, pp. 3143.
 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. 126131.
 Wang, Z., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2006, “FullWave Electromagnetic and Thermal Modeling for Prediction of HeatDissipationInduced RF MEMS Switch Failure,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 16(1), pp. 157–164.
 Chow, L. W, Wang, Z., Jensen, B. D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J. L., and Kurabayashi, K., 2006, “SkinEffect SelfHeating in AirSuspended RF MEMS TransmissionLine Structures,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 15(6), pp. 16221631.
 Hussein, M. I., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G. M., Scott, R. A., Saitou, K., 2006, “MultiObjective Evolutionary Optimization of Periodic Layered Materials for Desired Wave Dispersion Characteristics,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 31, pp. 6075.
 Lyu, N., Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2006, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness and Dimensional Integrity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(3), pp. 527535.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Threedimensional Assembly Synthesis for Robust Dimensional Integrity based on Screw Theory,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(1), pp. 243251.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2006, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis of Space Frame Structures using Joint Library,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(1), pp. 5765.
 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. 214226.
 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. 935946.
 Cetin, O and Saitou, K., 2005, “Decompositionbased assembly synthesis of multiple structures for minimum production cost,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(4), pp. 572579.
 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. 250261.
 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. 485492.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Topology Optimization of MultiComponent Structures via DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(2), pp. 170183.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2005, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis of a Three Dimensional BodyInWhite Model for Structural Stiffness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 127(1), pp. 3448.
 Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2004, “OffLine Error Prediction, Diagnosis and Recovery using Virtual Assembly Systems,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturings, 15(5), pp. 679692.
 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. 13171331.
 Fellini, R., Kokkolaras, M., Michelena, N., Papalambros, P., PerezDuarte, A., Saitou, K., and Fenyes, P. 2004, “A SensitivityBased Commonality Strategy for Family Products of Mild Variation, with Application to Automotive Body Structures,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 27(12), pp. 8996.
 Cetin, O., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis for Structural Modularity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 126(2), pp. 234243.
 Cetin, O. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis for Maximum Structural Strength and Modularity,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 126(2), pp. 244253.
 Hulla, A., Jalali, K., Hamza, K., Skerlos, S., Saitou, K., 2003, “Multicriteria Decision Making for Optimization of Product Disassembly under Multiple Situations,” Environmental Science and Technology, Special issue on Principles of Green Engineering, 37(23), pp. 53035313.
 Hamza, K., Mahmoud, H., and Saitou, K., 2003, “Design Optimization of NShaped Roof Trusses using Reactive Taboo Search,” Applied Soft Computing, 3(3), pp. 221235.
 Jensen, B. D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Fully Integrated Electrothermal MultiDomain Modeling of RF MEMS Switches,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 13(9), p. 364366.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis for InProcess Dimensional Adjustability,’ Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 125(3), pp. 464473.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 125(3), pp. 452463.
 Li, Y., Saitou, K., and Kikuchi, N., 2003, “Design Of HeatActivated Reversible Integral Attachments For ProductEmbedded Disassembly,” International Journal of CAD/CAM, 3(1), pp. 2640.
 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.199212.
 Yetis, A. and Saitou, K., 2002, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis Based on Structural Considerations,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, 124(4), pp. 593601.
 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. 2127.
 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. 339351.
 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. 5568.
 Saitou, K., Wang, D.A., and Wou, S. J., 2000, “ExternallyResonated linear Micro Vibromotors for Micro Assembly,” IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 9(3), pp. 336346.
 Nishiwaki, S., Saitou, K., Min, S., and Kikuchi, N., 2000, “Topological Design Considering Flexibility under Periodic Loads,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 19(1), pp. 416.
 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. 339356.
 Saitou, K., 1999, “Conformational Switching in SelfAssembling Mechanical Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 15(3), pp. 510520.
 Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1996 (submitted in 1996, revised and published in 1998), “On Classes of SelfAssembling Automata,” Complex Systems, 10(6). pp. 391416.
 Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1995, “Subassembly Generation via Mechanical Conformational Switches,” Artificial Life, 2(4), pp. 377416.
 Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1995, “Automated Optimal Design of Mechanical Conformational Switches,” Artificial Life, 2(2), pp. 129156.
 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. 10051012.
Book Chapters

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 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Design for Product Embedded Disassembly,” Chapter 2, Evolutionary Computation in Practice, Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI), 88, p. 939, SpringerVerlag Berlin Heiderberg, ISBN: 9783540757702.
 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: 1594545944.
Shorter Communications
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 Wang, Z., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Comparison of semianalytical formulations and Gaussian quadrature rules for quasistatic double surface potential integrals,” IEEE Antenna and Propagation Magazine, 45(6), pp. 96102.
 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
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 Zhou, Y. and Saitou, K., 2015, “DataDriven Predictive Model of Resin Filling Time of Composite Molding Process,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 25, Boston, MA, DETC201546974.
 ElAziz, K., Hamza, K., ElMorsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2015, “Optimization of a Solar HumidificationDehumidification Desalination System Augmented by Thermal Energy Storage,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 25, Boston, MA, DETC201546785.
 Zhou, Y. and Saitou, K., 2015, “MultiObjective Topology Optimization of Composite Structures Considering Resin Filling Time,” Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimisation, June 712, Sydney Australia, Paper # 1317
 Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, Design Optimization of Batteryless PhotovoltaicPowered Reverse Osmosis Water Desalination in Remote Areas," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 1420, Montreal, Canada, IMECE201437750.
 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 1822, Taipei, Taiwan (Finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
 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 1720, Buffalo, New York, DETC201434542.
 ElAziz, K., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, "Optimum Solar HDH Desalination for SemiIsolagted Communities using HGP and GA's," Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 1720, Buffalo, New York, DETC201434598.
 Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2014, "MultiLevel 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 1720, Buffalo, New York, DETC201434731.
 Shaukat, M., Gonzalez, R. and Saitou, K., 2014, "CoDesign: Product Type and Demographics," Proceedings of the ISDA International Conference & ISDA Eastman Education Symposium, August 1316, Austin, Texas.
 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 1721, Madison, WI.
 Hamza, K., Aly, M., Hegazi, H., Saitou, K., 2013, “MultiObjective Topology Optimization of MultiComponent Continuum Structures via an Explicit LevelSet Approach,” Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, May 19  24, Orlando, FL.
 Kim, J., Hamza, K., El Morsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Design Optimization of a SolarPowered Reverse Osmosis Desalination Systems for Small Communities,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 47, Portland, Oregon, DETC201312654.
 ElAziz, K., Hamza, K., ElMorsi, M., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2013, “Optimum SolarPowered HDH Desalination System for SemiIsolated Communities, Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 47, Portland, Oregon, DETC201312876.
 Kim, J., Matuszak, M., Balter, J., and Saitou, K., 2012, “An Improved Rigidity Penalty for Deformable Registration of Head and Neck Images in IntensityModulated Radiation Therapy,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), August 2024, Seoul, Korea. (Finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
 Morsy, M., Hamza, K., Nassef, A., Metwalli, S., and Saitou, K., 2012, “Integrated Optimization Of A SolarPowered HumidificationDehumidification Desalination System For Small Communities,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 1215, Chicago, IL, DETC201270783.
 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 1215, Chicago, IL, DETC201270785
 Park, J., Li, Y., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2011, “ImagetoStructure Task by ChemReader,”, Proceedings of the Twentieth Text REtrieval Conference Proceedings (TREC 2011), Gaithersburg, MD, November 1720, NIST Special Publication 500295.
 Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Decomposition Templates and Joint Morphing Operators for Genetic Algorithm Optimization of MultiComponent Topology,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 2831, Washington DC, DETC201148572.
 Hamza, K., Gandhi, U., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Optimal Scheduling of Parabolic Heliostats Aim Targets in a MiniTower Solar Concentrator System,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 2831, Washington DC, DETC201148582.
 Hamza, K., Gandhi, U., and Saitou, K., 2011, “Optimization of Parabolic Heliostat Focal Lengths in a MiniTower Solar Concentrator System,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 2831, Washington DC, DETC201148591.
 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 2427, Trieste, Italy.
 Zhou, Z., Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2011, “MultiObjective Optimization of SpotWelded Planar MultiComponent Continuum Structures,” Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, June 13 17, 2011, Shizuoka, Japan, Paper #: 273_1.
 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 1114, San Diego, California.
 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 1518, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, DETC201028489.
 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 1518, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, DETC201028493.
 Hamza, K., Laberteaux, K., and Saitou, K., 2010, “An Optimization Model for ParabolicTrough Solar Power Generation Systems,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 1518, Montreal, Canada, DETC201028997.
 Hamza, K., Kim, B., and Saitou, K., 2010, “RiskAverse Outsourcing Strategy for Optimal Intellectual Property Protection,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 2124, Toronto, Canada.
 Park, J., Rosania, G., and Saitou, K., 2010, “Imagebased Automated Chemical Database Annotation with Ensemble of MachineVision Classifiers,” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 2124, Toronto, Canada, accepted (the finalist of Best Student Paper Award).
 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 1720, Suwon, Korea, pp. 124129.
 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 2225.
 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 30September 2, DETC200987072.
 Shaukat, M., Marshall, J., and Saitou, K., 2009, “A Comparative Analysis of Cocreation for the Design of New Products and Services,” Eighth International Conference of the European Academy of Design, Aberdeen, April, 13, Paper # 121.
 Patil, L. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Modeling and Synthesis of OptimallyAdaptive ProductSupply Chain System using JumpDiffusion Process, Proceedings of the IEEE Conferences on Automation Science and Engineering, August 2326, Washington DC., pp. 285290.
 Yildiz, A. and Saitou, K., 2008, “Topology Synthesis of MultiComponent Structural Assemblies in Continuum Domains,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 36, New York City, NY, DETC200850037.
 Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2008, “HighStiffness HeatReversible “Lock and Key” LocatorSnap Systems for Design for Authorized Disassembly”. Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 36, New York City, NY, DETC200849664.
 Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2008, “Computational Synthesis of “Lock and Key” HeatReversible LocatorSnap Systems,” Proceedings of the 15th CIRP Life Cycle Engineering Conference, March 1719, Sydney, Australia.
 Hussein, M., Hamza, K., Hulbert, G., Saitou, K., 2007, “Tailoring of Twodimensional BandGap Materials for Broadband Frequency Isolation,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 47, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, DETC2007/VIB35226.
 Shalaby, M., and Saitou, K., 2007, “Design for Disassembly with HighStiffness, HeatReversible LocatorSnap Systems,” Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 47, 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, DETC200735804.
 Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2007, “Optimal Design of HeatReversible LocatorSnap System for NonDestructive Disassembly of Electrical Appliances,” Proceedings of ICED07: International Conference on Engineering Design, August 2831, Paris, France, Paper No. 486.
 Lee, B., Shalaby, M., Collins, R., Crisan, V., Robinson, D., and Saitou, K, 2007, “Variation Analysis of Three Dimensional nonrigid Assemblies,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, July 2225, Ann Arbor, MI.
 Lyu, N., Park, J., Urabe, H., Tokunaga, H., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design of Automotive Torsion Beam Suspension using LumpedCompliance Linkage Models,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 510, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE200615436.
 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 510, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE200615395.
 Shalaby, M., Wang, A., Chow, L., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Kurabayashi, K., and Saitou, K., 2006, “Rrobust Design of RFMEMS Cantilever Switches using Contact Physics Modeling,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 510, Chicago, Illinois, IMECE200615339.
 Kazancioglu, E. and Saitou, K., 2006, “MultiPeriod 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).
 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design for Optimal EndOfLife Scenario via Product Embedded Disassembly,” Proceedings of the 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 1013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC200699475.
 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 1013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC200699592.
 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 1013, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, DETC200699485.
 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Design for Optimal EndofLife Scenario via Productembedded Disassembly,” LCE2006: The 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 31June 2, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 423428.
 Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K., 2006, “Optimal HeatReversible Snap Joints for FramePanel Assembly in Aluminum Space Frame Automotive Bodies,” Proceedings of LCE2006: The 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, May 31June 2, Leuven, Belgium, pp. 411416.
 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.
 Wang, Z., Chow, L., Volakis, J., Saitou.K, and Kurabayashi, K., 2005, “Contact Physics Modeling and Optimization Design of RFMEMS Cantilever Switches,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE APS International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Washington, D. C., July 38.
 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., “Design for ProductEmbedded 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).
 Shalaby, M. and Saitou, K. 2005, “Design of HeatReversible Snaps for Automotive Body Panes,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 2428, DETC200585155.
 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 2428, DETC200584962.
 Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Vehicle Crashworthiness Design via Surrogate Models and a MultiScenario CoEvolutionary Algorithm,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 2428, DETC200584965.
 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for ProductEmbedded Disassembly,” Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, California, September 2428, DETC200585260.
 Takeuchi, S. and Saitou, K., 2005, “Design for Multiple ProductEmbedded Disassembly Pathways” Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Edmonton, Canada, August 12.
 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 1921.
 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 MTTS 2005 International Microwave Symposium, Long Beach, California, July 1217.
 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.
 Kazancioglu, E., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Multiperiod Robust Capacity Planning Based on Product and Process Simulations,” invited paper, Proceedings of the WSC04: Winter Simulation Conference 2004, Washington, D.C., December 58.
 Lyu, N., Lee, B., and Saitou, K., 2004, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis for Structural Stiffness and Dimensional Integrity,” Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Anaheim, California, November 1319, IMECE200462229.
 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 1319, IMECE200462226.
 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 79.
 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.
 Lyu, N., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decompositionbased 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, DETC200457301.
 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, DETC200457771.
 Hamza, K., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Optimization of Constructive Solid Geometry via a TreeBased MultiObjective Genetic Algorithm,” Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO2004), Seattle, Washington, June 2630, 2004.
 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 APS International Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, California, June 2026.
 Jensen, B., Huang, K., Chow, L., Saitou, K., Volakis J., and Kurabayashi, K., 2004 “Asperity heating for repair of metal contact RFMEMS switches,” Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas, June 611.
 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. 277287.
 Kazancioglu, E., and Saitou, K., 2004, “Multiperiod capacity planning for integrated productprocess design,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, April 13  17, p. 415423.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Threedimensional 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. 585596 (Best Paper Award for junior contributions).
 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 2529, pp. 137140.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis of Automotive Body Structures,” Proceedings of the 2004 SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, March 811, 2004011730.
 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 811, 2004011731.
 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 46, vol. 1, p. 7784.
 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 46, 2004, vol. 1, p. 4150,
 Hamza, K. and Saitou, K., 2004, “Crashworthiness Design Using MetaModels for Approximating of BoxSection Members,” Proceedings of the 8th Cairo University International Conference on Mechanical Design and Production, Cairo, Egypt, January 46, vol. 1, p. 591602.
 Jensen, B., Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K., and Volakis, J., 2003, “Simultaneous Electrical and Thermal Modeling of a ContactType RF MEMS Switch,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and R&D Expo, Washington, D.C., November 16  21, IMECE200341422.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “DecompositionBased 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, IMECE200343130.
 Cetin, O and Saitou, K., 2003, “Decompositionbased 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, IMECE200343085.
 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.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Assembly Synthesis with Subassembly Partitioning for Optimal InProcess Dimensional Adjustability,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, DETC2003/DAC48729.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2003, “Topology Optimization of MultiComponent Structures via DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, DETC2003/DAC48730.
 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 26, DETC2003/DAC48714.
 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 26, DETC2003/DAC48751.
 Hamza, K., Saitou, K., and Nassef, A., 2003, “Design Optimization of A Vehicle BPillar Subjected to Roof Crush using Mixed Reactive Taboo Search,” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 26, DETC2003/DAC48750.
 Hamza, K, ReyesLuna, J. F., and Saitou, K., 2003, "Simultaneous Assembly Planning and Assembly System Design using MultiObjective Genetic Algorithms," Proceedings of the 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO2003), Chicago, Illinois, July 1216, LNCS 2724, p. 20962108.
 Wang, Z., Jensen, B., Volakis, J., Saitou, K., and Kurabayashi, K., 2003, “Analysis of RFMEMS Switches using Finite ElementBoundary Integration with Moment Method,” Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE APS International Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, June 2227, Vol. 2, pp. 173176.
 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 ASMEJSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Kohala Coast, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, March 16–20, TEDAJ03420.
 Fellini, R., Kokkolaras, M., Michelena, N., Papalambros, P., Saitou, K., PerezDuarte, A., Fenyes, P., 2002, “A SensitivityBased 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, AIAA20025610, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September 4–6, 2002, AIAA20025610.
 Cetin, O., Saitou, K., Nishiwaki, S., and Tsurumi, Y., 2002, “Modular Structural Component Design using the DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Machine Design and Production, Cappadocia, Turkey, September 4 – 6.
 Lyu, N. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis based on Structural Stiffness Considerations,” Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, September 29 – October 2, DETC2002/DAC34083.
 Lee, B. and Saitou, K., 2002, “Decompositionbased Assembly Synthesis for InProcess Dimensional Adjustability,” Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, September 29 – October 2, DETC2002/DAC34086.
 Hamza, K., Mahmoud, H., and Saitou, K., 2002, “Design Optimization of NShaped Roof Trusses,” Proceedings of the 2002 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO2002), New York City, New York, July 9–13, p. 1089–1096.
 Li, Y.,Saitou, K., Kikuchi N., 2002, "Design of HeatActivated Compliant Mechanisms for ProductEmbedded Disassembly," Proceedings of the Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Vienna, Austria, July 7–12.
 Li, Y., Saitou, K., Kikuchi N., Skerlos, S., and Papalambros, P., 2001, "Design of HeatActivated Reversible Integral Attachments for ProductEmbedded Disassembly," Proceedings of the EcoDesign 2001: 2nd International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Tokyo, Japan, December 12–15, p. 360–365.
 Cetin, O., Saitou, K., Nishigaki, H., Nishiwaki, S., Amago, T., and Kikuchi, N., 2001, “Modular Structural Component Design using the First Order Analysis and DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis,” Proceedings of the 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New York, New York, November 11–16, IMECE2001/DE23265.
 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/CIE21289.
 Cetin, O. and Saitou, K., 2001, "DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis for Maximum Structural Strength and Modularity," Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9–12, DETC2001/DAC21121.
 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/CIE21261.
 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 01C586/026, p. 147–154.
 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 (GECCO2001), San Francisco, California, July 7–11, p. 1085–1089.
 Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2001, “OffLine 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.
 Yetis, A. and Saitou, K., 2000, “DecompositionBased Assembly Synthesis based on Structural Considerations,” Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland, September 10–13, DETC2000/DAC1428.
 Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2000, “Generation of Robust Error Recovery Logic in Assembly Systems using MultiLevel Optimization and Genetic Programming,” Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland, September 10–13, DETC2000/CIE14639.
 Baydar, C. and Saitou, K., 2000, “Offline error Recovery Logic Synthesis in Automated Assembly Lines by using Genetic Programming,” Proceedings of the 2000 JapanUSA Symposium on Flexible Automation, Ann Arbor, MI, July 23–26, 2000JUSFA13124.
 Saitou, K. and Yetis, A., 2000, “DecompositionBased 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.
 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/CIE9127.
 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, 01TOA12.
 Saitou, K., Wou, S., and Wang, D.A., 1999, “Assembly and Disassembly of Bare Chips using OnSubstrate 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.
 Saitou, K., 1998, “Conformational Switching as Assembly Instructions in SelfAssembling 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 online via InterJournal of Complex Systems [107] at http://www.interjournal.org.
 Saitou, K. and Wou, S., 1998, “ExternallyResonated Micro Linear Vibromotor for Micro Assembly,” Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Microrobotics and Micromanipulation, Boston, Massachusetts, November 4–5, p. 128–139.
 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/CIE5691.
 Farouki, R., Saitou, K., and Tsai, Y.F.,1998, “LeastSquare Tool Path Approximation with PythagoreanHodograph Curves for HighSpeed CNC Machining,” Proceedings of the IMA Mathematics of Surfaces VIII Conference, R. Cripps, editor, Information Geometers Press, p. 245–264.
 Saitou, K., 1998, “SelfAssembling Automata: A Model for Conformational SelfAssembly,” Proceedings of the 1998 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing, Maui, Hawaii, January 49, World Scientific, p. 609–620.
 Saitou, K. and Jakiela, M., 1996, “Design of a SelfClosing Compliant “Mouse Trap” for Micro Assembly,” Proceedings of the 1996 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, DSCVol. 59, November 17–22, p. 421–426.
 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.
 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, DEVol. 651, September 19–22, p. 485–498.