• 10555 Citations
1993 …2023
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Research Interests

Dr. Chen is the Director of the Integrated Design Automation Laboratory (IDEAL). Her research goal is to develop rational design methods based on optimization techniques and statistical methods for use in engineering design and manufacturing problems. Her current research topics include robust design, reliability engineering, simulation-based design, multidisciplinary design optimization, enterprise-driven collaborative design, decision-based design (DBD), and model validation.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

… → 1995

Mechanical Engineering, MS, University of Houston

… → 1992

Mechanical Engineering, BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

… → 1988

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Grants 2003 2023

Learning systems
Materials properties
Spectral density
Nanostructured materials
Probability density function

Research Output 1993 2018

A Network-Based Approach to Modeling and Predicting Product Coconsideration Relations

Sha, Z., Huang, Y., Fu, J. S., Wang, M., Fu, Y., Contractor, N. & Chen, W., Jan 1 2018, In : Complexity. 2018, 2753638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineering design
Network model
Choice modelling
Predictive power

A parallel boundary search particle swarm optimization algorithm for constrained optimization problems

Liu, Z., Li, Z., Zhu, P. & Chen, W., Oct 1 2018, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 58, 4, p. 1505-1522 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constrained optimization
Constrained Optimization Problem
Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Global Search

A Spectral Density Function Approach for Active Layer Design of Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Farooq Ghumman, U., Iyer, A., Dulal, R., Munshi, J., Wang, A., Chien, T., Balasubramanian, G. & Chen, W., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 11, 111408.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photovoltaic cells
Spectral density
Probability density function
1 Citations

A Transfer Learning Approach for Microstructure Reconstruction and Structure-property Predictions

Li, X., Zhang, Y., Zhao, H., Burkhart, C., Brinson, L. C. & Chen, W., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 13461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transfer (Psychology)
9 Citations

Battery-free, wireless sensors for full-body pressure and temperature mapping

Han, S., Kim, J., Won, S. M., Ma, Y., Kang, D., Xie, Z., Lee, K. T., Chung, H. U., Banks, A., Min, S., Heo, S. Y., Davies, C. R., Lee, J. W., Lee, C. H., Kim, B. H., Li, K., Zhou, Y., Wei, C., Feng, X., Huang, Y. & 1 othersRogers, J. A., Apr 4 2018, In : Science translational medicine. 10, 435, eaan4950.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Temperature
Physiological Phenomena
Skin Ulcer
Equipment Design