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Awardee:CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Doing Business As Name:Carnegie-Mellon University
PD/PI:
  • James F Antaki
  • (608) 255-0726
  • antaki@cornell.edu
Co-PD(s)/co-PI(s):
  • James E Burgess
Award Date:07/19/2010
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ 275,000
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 110,000
  • FY 2011=$55,000
  • FY 2010=$55,000
Start Date:08/01/2010
End Date:07/31/2013
Transaction Type:Grant
Agency:NSF
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.041
Primary Program Source:040100 NSF RESEARCH & RELATED ACTIVIT
Award Title or Description:I/UCRC CGI: National Center for e-Design: Annexation of Carnegie Mellon University
Federal Award ID Number:1035061
DUNS ID:052184116
Parent DUNS ID:052184116
Program:IUCRC-Indust-Univ Coop Res Ctr

Awardee Location

Street:5000 Forbes Avenue
City:PITTSBURGH
State:PA
ZIP:15213-3815
County:Pittsburgh
Country:US
Awardee Cong. District:18

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:Carnegie-Mellon University
Street:5000 Forbes Avenue
City:PITTSBURGH
State:PA
ZIP:15213-3815
County:Pittsburgh
Country:US
Cong. District:18

Abstract at Time of Award

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is planning to join the existing Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) entitled "Center for e-Design" currently comprised of Virginia Tech (lead), the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and the University of Central Florida. This proposal seeks support to establish Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) as an official site of the NSF IUCRC for e-Design and Realization of Engineered Products and Systems (e-Design Center). The overall center mission is the development of engineering tools that support the realization of IT-enabled design. The proposed research projects will expand the center scope into biomedical science, with emphasis on medical devices and software tools. The research utilizes CMU expertise in computer science, particularly human-computer interaction. The proposed site director has significant expertise in the target area, holding academic appointments in Computer Science and Bio-Medical Engineering at CMU as well as in the departments of Bioengineering and Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Through collaborative work with the other center research sites, this effort should increase the speed of adoption of engineering modeling and optimization in the medical field. Faculty representing a number of disciplines will be involved, and physicians will be included to provide rapid feedback to the researchers during device development. The proposed deliverables from this proposal include development of new software tools that will both increase the competitive advantage of US companies, and increase the quality of care to patients. The technical component of the project, i.e. development and refinement of IT tools, has the potential for impact at the other I/UCRC research sites, the industry partners, and beyond. The team appears to have an excellent understanding of intellectual property management. The PI discusses the diversity plan in detail, and indicates that undergraduate and graduate students will be invited to participate in the e-Design center activities based upon their academic merits without regard to race, ethnicity, gender or origin. The plan presented in this proposal includes a highly integrated approach to research and education, particularly through Dr. Burgess, who will hold the position of Director of Clinical Translation, and currently teaches graduate and undergraduate Biomedical Engineering courses on "Surgery for Engineers."

Publications Produced as a Result of this Research

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Li, Y.*, Chang, X.*, Terpenny, J., and Gilbert, T. "Ontology-based Multi-platform Identification Method" Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, v.10, 2010, p.. doi:doi:10.1115/1.3467010 

Goff, R., Williams, C., Terpenny, J., Gilbert, K., Knott, T. and Lo, J. "ROXIE: Real Outreach eXperiences In Engineering First-Year Engineering Students Designing for Community Partners" Special Issue on Sustaining Sustainable Design, International Journal of Engineering Education,, v.26, 2010, p.349.

Fernandes, R., Grosse, I., Krishnamurty, S., Wileden,J., and Witherell, P. "Semantic methods supporting design innovation" Advanced Engineering Informatics, v., 2010, p.. doi:10.1016/j.aei.2010.08.001 

Orfi, N.*, Terpenny, J.P., and Sahin-Sariisik, A., "Harnessing Product Complexity: Step 1 - Establishing Product Complexity Dimensions and Indicators" The Engineering Economist, v., 2011, p..

Chang, X.*, Terpenny, J., and Koelling, P "Reducing Errors in the Development, Maintenance and Utilisation of Ontologies" International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, v.23, 2010, p.341.

Witherell, P., Krishnamurty, S., Grosse, I., and Wileden,J "Improved knowledge management through first-order predicate in engineering design ontologies" Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, v., 2010, p..

Williams, C., McNair, L., Crede, E.*, Paretti, M., Terpenny, J., "Designing Hands-On Teaming Activities for Courses with Large Enrollments: Exploring Sustainability Tradeoffs" Special Issue on Sustaining Sustainable Design, International Journal of Engineering Education, v., 2010, p..

Rockwell, J., Grosse, I., Krishnamurty, S.,, and Wileden,J "semantic information model for capturing and communicating design decisions," ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, v., 2010, p..

Ren, P.*, Hong, D.W., Terpenny, J., and Goff, R., "Bridging Theory and Practice in a Senior Level Robotics Course for Mechanical and Electrical Engineers" ASEE Computers in Education Journal, v., 2010, p..

Publications Produced as Conference Proceedings

Williams, CB;Terpenny, JP;Goff, RM "DESIGNING A SERVICE-LEARNING DESIGN PROJECT FOR A FIRST-YEAR ENGINEERING COURSE" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2010, p.631 View record at Web of Science

Paretti, MC;Li, YF;McNair, LD;Moore-Russo, D;Terpenny, J "Work in Progress - An Empirical Study of Virtual Dissection and Student Engagement" IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference 2008, v. , 2008, p.127 View record at Web of Science

Chang, XM;Terpenny, J "A FRAMEWORK FOR ONTOLOGY-BASED HETEROGENEOUS DATA INTEGRATION FOR COST MANAGEMENT IN PRODUCT FAMILY DESIGN" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.625 View record at Web of Science

Hu, JJ;Fan, Z;Wang, JC;Li, SB;Seo, KS;Peng, XD;Terpenny, J;Rosenberg, R;Goodman, E "GPBG: A Framework for Evolutionary Design of Multi-domain Engineering Systems Using Genetic Programming and Bond Graphs" IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, v. , 2008, p.319 View record at Web of Science

Chang, XM;Sahin, A;Terpenny, J "An ontology-based support for product conceptual design" 17th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, v.24, 2008, p.755 View record at Web of Science

Goffi, R;Terpenny, J;Wildman, T "Improving learning and engagement for students in large classes" 37th Annual Frontiers in EducationConference, v. , 2007, p.1486 View record at Web of Science

Terpenny, JP;Goff, RM;Lohani, VK;Mullin, J;Lo, J "Preparing globally and socially-conscious engineers: International and human-centred design projects and activities in the first year" 6th Mudd Design Workshop, v.24, 2008, p.409 View record at Web of Science

Terpenny, JP;Goff, RM "Preparing future faculty for teaching engineering design" 17th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology/Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, v. , 2005, p.13 View record at Web of Science

Srinivasan, A;Sahin, A;Terpenny, JP;Simpson, TW;Kumara, SRT;Shooter, SB;Stone, RB "Online case studies and a process description for product platform planning" 17th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology/Power Transmission and Gearing Conference, v. , 2005, p.27 View record at Web of Science

Goff, RM;Terpenny, JP;Vernon, MR;Green, WR "Evolution of student perception in a human centered interdisciplinary design project" 36th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE 2006), v. , 2006, p.1012 View record at Web of Science

Witherell, P;Krishnamurty, S;Grosse, I;Wileden, J "A Meronomic Relatedness Measure for Domain Ontologies Using Concept Probability and Multiset Theory" Annual Meeting of the North-American-Fuzzy-Information-Processing-Society, v. , 2009, p.338 View record at Web of Science

Witherell, P;Krishnarnurty, S;Grosse, IR;Wileden, J "FIDOE: A FRAMEWORK FOR INTELLIGENT DISTRIBUTED ONTOLOGIES IN ENGINEERING" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.685 View record at Web of Science

Kanuri, N;Grosse, IR;Wileden, JC;Chiang, WS "Ontologies and fine-grained control over sharing of engineering modeling knowledge in a web based engineering environment" ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, v. , 2005, p.105 View record at Web of Science

Witherell, P;Krishnamurty, S;Grosse, I;Wileden, J "SEMANTIC RELATEDNESS MEASURES FOR IDENTIFYING RELATIONSHIPS IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2010, p.395 View record at Web of Science

Rockwell, JA;Witherell, P;Fernandes, R;Grosse, I;Krishnamurty, S;Wileden, J "A WEB-BASED ENVIRONMENT FOR DOCUMENTATION AND SHARING OF ENGINEERING DESIGN KNOWLEDGE" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.671 View record at Web of Science

Wearden, PD;Maul, TM;Wu, J;Verkaik, J;Snyder, S;Ricci, M;Woodard, J;Kameneva, MV;Wagner, WR;Antaki, JF;Borovetz, HS "The PediaFlow (TM) Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device" 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions on International-Society-for-Heart-and-Lung-Transplantation, v.30, 2011, p.S216 View record at Web of Science

Scotti, CM;Shu, FJ;Vandenberghe, S;Seong, J;Antaki, JF;Lieber, BB;Finol, EA "VALIDATION OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM DYNAMICS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PIV, CFD, AND FSI" ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.9 View record at Web of Science

Cleveland, J;Reece, TB;Naftel, DC;Antaki, JF;Murray, MA;Kirklin, JK;Kormos, RL "Decreased Survival after Bi-VAD Implant: Is It the Bi-VAD or the Patient?" 30th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the International-Society-for-Heart-and-Lung-Transplantation, v.29, 2010, p.S40 View record at Web of Science

Shu, FJ;Vandenberghe, S;Antaki, JF "The Importance of dQ/dt on the Flow Field in a Turbodynamic Pump With Pulsatile Flow" 16th Congress of the International-Society-for-Rotary-Blood-Pumps, v.33, 2009, p.757 View record at Web of Science

McCormack, J;Cagan, J;Antaki, J "ALIGNING SHAPE RULE CREATION WITH MODULAR DESIGN: MINIMIZING THE COST OF USING SHAPE GRAMMARS" ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences/Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.107 View record at Web of Science

Zhao, R;Massoudi, M;Hund, SJ;Antaki, JF "A VOLUME-FRACTION BASED TWO-PHASE CONSTITUTIVE MODEL FOR BLOOD" ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.687 View record at Web of Science

Drummond, A;Dur, O;Pekkan, K;Antaki, J "SIMULATION OF OPTIMAL SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS OF PEDIATRIC AORTIC CANNULA" ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.981 View record at Web of Science

Ruder, WC;Pratt, ED;Sitti, M;Leduc, PR;Antaki, JF "INVESTIGATION OF CALCIUM MECHANOTRANSDUCTION BY QUASI 3-D MICROFIBER MECHANICAL STIMULATION OF CELLS" ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, v. , 2009, p.1049 View record at Web of Science

Paden, BE;Wu, JC;Noh, MD;Paden, D;Ricci, M;Snyder, S;Mau, TM;Webber, S;Antaki, JF;Shu, FJ;Verkaik, J;Khanwilkar, P;Boston, JR;Keller, BB;Kameneva, MV;Borovetz, HS "THE PEDIAFLOW PEDIATRIC VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE" 3rd Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference and Exposition, v. , 2008, p.53 View record at Web of Science


Project Outcomes Report

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This Project Outcomes Report for the General Public is displayed verbatim as submitted by the Principal Investigator (PI) for this award. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Report are those of the PI and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation; NSF has not approved or endorsed its content.

This project supported by the NSF allowed Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to join the NSF I/UCRC for e-Design and Realization of Engineered Products and Systems (e-Design Center) as a full university member research site. The stated mission of the e-Design Center is to develop engineering technologies that support the realization of IT-enabled design. This involves development of tools for promoting collaboration throughout the design process: from the customer through the distributor. It includes communication tools that facilitate web-enabled design, simulation, and prototyping; and additional tools that encompass the entire life cycle, including the management of obsolescence. Research efforts within the e-Design Center include development of software for: conceptual design, human-factors engineering, interoperability, constraint modeling, distributed computing, virtual prototyping, human/computer interface, analysis of assembly, function-based design, data visualization, system optimization, economic and supply chain modeling, and ergonomic/cognitive analysis.

The primary application areas of the existing center are in the Aerospace and Automotive Industries. The addition of Carnegie Mellon expanded the scope to incorporate the Medical Industry, with particular emphasis on medical devices. 

Carnegie Mellon University faculty and student investigators conducted research in areas that were synergistic with the mission and vision of the NSF I/UCRC in e-Design. These included: Ideation and Conceptual Design Tools, Human-Computer Interaction, and Industrial Design. CMU contributed to the Center by developing e-Design tools and a collaborative onlin network targeted to medical applications. The tools were conceived to build linkages between the multi-disciplinary participants in the Center: practicing physicians, product developers, regulatory officers, Carnegie Mellon’s faculty in engineering, design, robotics, and computer science, and faculty collaborators throughout the e-Design consortium. The network facilitates collaboration between key contributors throughout the medical device design and development process and can be adapted to other industries within the center (e.g. automotive).

Intellectual Merit of the Proposed Activity. The establishment of CMU as a research site within the Center facilitated collaborative research between academic faculty, practicing clinicians, and medical industry partners. Accordingly, it helped create an important synergy between didactics, research, and commercial/clinical disciplines. 

Broader Impacts Resulting from the Proposed Activity. The most notable deliverable from this project was new collaborative online network that was launched first within the CMU intranet for beta testing and will be made available throughout the medical community. These tools will both increase the competitive advantage of US companies, and enhance the quality of care to patients throughout the world. Research activities within this project engaged both graduate and undergraduate students across several departments, and thereby contributed to their development and preparation. Integration of the Center’s activities with the educational curriculum has also enriched the students’ pragmatic learning experiences that are valued by prospective employers. As a direct result of CMU's membership in the e-Design Center, a new course was added to the Biomedical Engineering course offerings titled "Inventive Problem Solving in Biomedical Engineering". Furthermore, students associated with the e-Design Center were provided unique exposure to the diverse cultures within medicine and industry through cooperative design projects, field studies, as well as attendance of and presentations at interdisciplinary conferences and workshops...

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