Northwestern University Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Advanced Manufacturing Processes Laboratory

Non-Refereed Conference Publications

  1. M. Giovannini, N. Moser, K. Ehmann, “Experimental and Analytical Study of Micro-Serrations on Surgical Blades”, Proceedings of the 13th  International Nanochannel, Microchannel and Minichannels Conference, InterPACK2015 & ICNMM2015, San Francisco, California, USA, July 2015, accepted.

  2. M. Giovannini, N. Moser, X. Wang, K. Ehmann, “Computational and experimental study of vibrational motions on tissue cutting for solid biopsy needles”, Proceedings of the 2015 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, June 2015, accepted

  3. M. Giovannini, P. Han, K. Ehmann, J. Cao, “Tissue cutting with bio-inspired biopsy punches with serrated edges accompanied by vibrational motions”, Proceedings of 4M/ICOMM 2015, Milan, Italy, March 2015.  

  4. Yancheng Wang, Weisi Li, Peidong Han, Marco Giovannini, Kornel Ehmann and Albert Shih, “Advances in Needle for Tissue Cutting – Geometry, Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing”, Proceedings of International Conference of Manufacturing Technology Engineers 2014, ICMTE 2014, Jeju Island, Korea, October 2014.

  5. Che, D., Han, P., Peng, B., and Ehmann, K., "Finite element study on chip formation and force response in two-dimensional orthogonal cutting of rock," 2014 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, pp. MSEC2014-3952.

  6. Fan, Z., Zou, X., Gao, R., Ng, M.K., Cao, J. and Smith, E.F., "Design and evaluation of an embedded pressure sensor for microrolling process monitoring." International Symposium on Flexible Automation, 2014. Best Paper Award (Application).

  7. Che, D., and Ehmann, K., "Heat transfer in polycrystalline diamond compact cutters in rock turning," 2014 International Symposium on Flexible Automation.

  8. Wolff, S., H. Liou, J. Cao, K. Ehmann, and O. Balogun. “Preliminary study on the influence of process parameters on the porosity of LENS-processed 316L stainless steel.” ISCIE/ASME 2014 International Symposium on Flexible Automation, Awaji-Island, Hyogo, Japan (2014).

  9. Wolff, S., J. Cao, and K. Ehmann. “Porosity formation and microstructure characterization of LENS-processed 316L stainless steel.” Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Micromanufacturing, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2014).

  10. Che, D., and Ehmann, K., "Polycrystalline diamond turning of rock," Proc. ASME 2013 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, pp. MSEC2013-1127.

  11. Peidong Han, Kim, J., Ehmann, K. and Cao, J. (2012) “Laser surface texturing of medical needles for friction control”, 1st PROMED Conference, Brescia, Italy, May 2-4, 2012.

  12. Cao, J. Malhotra, R., Beltran, M.J, Reddy, N.V. (2011) “Incremental Forming at Multi-Scales”, Proceedings of 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 4-7, 2011.

  13. Magargee, J., McHugh, M. Cao, J. and Brink, D.D. (2011) “Evaluating the Tensile and Compressive Behavior of Thin Metal Sheets Using a Transparent Micro-Wedge Device”, Proceedings of 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 4-7, 2011.

  14. Cao, J., Dohda, K., Zhou, R., Makino, T. and Futamura, M. (2010) “An Investigation on Bump Formation in Forming of Micro Dimples”, Metal Forming 2010, Toyohashi, Japan, September 19-22, 2010, pp.1160-1164.

  15. Cao, J and Malhotra, R. (2009) “Incremental Forming at Multi-Scales”, Proceedings of 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22-25, 2009.

  16. Cao, J., Peshkin, M., Mahayotsanun, N., Gao, R.X., Sah, S. and Wang, Chuan-tao (2009) “Tooling-Integrated Draw-In and Pressure Sensing for Stamping Process Monitoring”, Proceedings of 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22-25, 2009.

  17. Smith, S., Woody, B., Cao, J., Belytschko, T., Malhotra, R., Huang, Y., Ziegert, J., GnäupelHerold, T. and Foecke, T. (2009) “Deformation Machining – A New Hybrid Process”, Proceedings of 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 22-25, 2009.

  18. Huang, Y., Beltran, M. and Cao, J. (2008) “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Forming Limits in Single Point Incremental Forming of a V-Shape Groove”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, September 23~26, 2008, Tianjin, China.

  19. Cao, J., Lee, W., Huang, Y., Wang, H-P (2008) “Numerical and experimental Analysis of Subtle Surface Distortion in Sheet Metal Forming”, in The 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics/The 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, edited by B.A. Schrefler and U. Perego, Proceedings of WCCM8 and ECCOMAS2008, in Venice, Italy, Jun. 30-Jul. 4, International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), Barcelona, Spain, 2008 pp. 228.

  20. Cao, J., Lee, W. and Padvoiskis, J. (2008) “Characterization of Material Deformation Behavior of Woven Composites”, in 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Jan. 7-10, 2008.

  21. Cao, J., Peshkin, M. and Mahayotsanun, N., Gao, R.X., Sah, S. and Wang, C.T. (2008) “Integrated Sensing for Stamping Process Monitoring and Control”, in 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Jan. 710, 2008.

  22. Kinsey, B.L., Onyancha, R.M., Parasiz, S.A., Krishnan, N., Cao, J., Ehmann, K., Liu, W.K., Espinosa, H. and Li, M. (2008) “Microforming Processes – Fundamental Studies and Developments”, in 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A., Jan. 7-10, 2008.

  23. Lee, W. and Cao, J. (2007) “Characterization of Woven Composites Forming from Macro to Micro”, International Conference on Intelligent Textiles 2007 in Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 11-13, 2007.

  24. Lee, W. and Cao, J. (2007) “Non-orthogonal constitutive law with considering the tensile effect on the shear modulus”, 2007 NSF Grantee Conference on International Research and Education in Engineering in Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A., Oct.30-Nov.1, 2007.

  25. Sherwood, J. A. and Cao, J. (2006) “Collaborative Research: Enhancing the Understanding of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thermostamping Woven Composites to Develop a Comprehensive Design Tool”, National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, St. Louis, MO.

  26. Cao, J. and Krishnan, N. (2006) “Experimental Study of Friction Behavior in Micropin Extrusion”, International Conference of Frontiers in Design and Manufacturing, Guangzhou, China.

  27. Cao, J. and Krishnan, N. (2005) “Recent Advances in Microforming: Science, Technology and Applications”, TMS, Pittsburg, PA.

  28. Buranathiti, T. and Cao, J. (2005) “Benchmark Simulation Results: Automotive Deck Lid Inner Panel (Benchmark 1)”, NumiSheet 2005, Detroit, MI.

  29. Buranathiti, T. and Cao, J. (2005) “Numisheet 2005 Benchmark Analysis on Forming of an Automotive Deck Lid Inner Panel (Benchmark 1)”, NumiSheet 2005, Detroit, MI.

  30. Buranathiti, T. and Cao, J. (2005) “Benchmark Simulation Results: Automotive Underbody Cross Member (Benchmark 2)”, NumiSheet 2005, Detroit, MI.

  31. Buranathiti, T. and Cao, J. (2005) “Numisheet 2005 Benchmark Analysis on Forming of an Automotive Underbody Cross Member (Benchmark 2)”, NumiSheet 2005, Detroit, MI.

  32. Buranathiti, T. and Cao, J. (2005) “Benchmark Simulation Results: Channel Draw/Cylindrical Cup 2-Stage Test (Benchmark 3)”, NumiSheet 2005, Detroit, MI.

  33. Liu, W.K., Cao, J. Cheng, H.S., Lu, H. (2004) “Founding of New Numerical Tool (RKEM) and Advancement of Experimental Setup”, 2004 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, January, Dallas, TX.

  34. Jian Cao, Wing Kam Liu, Hang Shawn Cheng, Hongsheng Lu (2003) “A Multi-Scale Approach for Predicting Wrinkling and its Experimental Verification “, 2003 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.

  35. Jian Cao, Julie Chen, Samuel Chow, Darin Lussier, Xiongqi Peng, Xue Pu (2003), “Characterization in Stamping of Woven Composites”, 2003 National Science Foundation DMIII Grantee Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.

  36. Cao, J. (2002) “Springback Prediction in Straight Flanging”, 2002 Plasticity Conference, Aruba, Netherland.

  37. Cao, J. and Wang, X. (2001) "Experimental Study on Sheet Wrinkling Behavior and its Analysis", 2001 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Florida.

  38. Cao, J., Kinsey, B.L., and Song, N. (2001) "Experimental Implementation of the Novel Forming Process", 2001 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Florida.

  39. Chen, J., Bulusu, A., Cao, J. and Peng, X. (2001) "Intelligent Material and Process Design for Stamping of Structural Composites: Modeling and Comparisons", 2001 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Gainesville, Florida.

  40. Cao, J. and Wang, X. (2000) "A Stress Based Wrinkling Criterion", 2000 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

  41. Cao, J., Kinsey, B.L., and Song, N. (2000) "Enhance the Formability of Sheet Metal via Smart Tooling", 2000 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

  42. Chen, J., Bulusu, A., Cao, J. and Peng, X. (2000) "Intelligent Material and Process Design for Stamping of Structural Composites: Fabric Modeling", 2000 National Science Foundation DMII Grantee Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

  43. Peng, X.Q. and Cao, J. (1999) "Material Characterization in Forming Structural Composites", ME100, Polytechnic University, NY.

  44. Chen J., Sherwood, J, and Cao, J. (1999) “High Volume Manufacturing of Structural Composites”, Tsai Symposium on Composites for the Next Millennium, July 2-3, 1999, Tours, France.