JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

1.       Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H.J., (1996) “Determining Intersection Curves Between Surfaces of Two Solids,” Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 28, No. 6-7, pp. 539-549.

2.       Abdel-Malek, K., (1996), “Graphical Interface for Robot”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 12,(3), p. 288.

3.       Zou, H. L., Abdel-Malek, K., and Wang, J. Y., (1996) “Computer-Aided-Design Using the Method of Cut-Joint Kinematic Constraints,” Computer-Aided Design, Vol 28, No. 10, pp. 795-806.

4.       Abdel-Malek, K., (1996), “Criteria for the Locality of a Manipulator Arm with Respect to an Operating Point,” IMEChE Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 210 (1), pp. 385-394.

5.       Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H.J., (1997) “Analytical Boundary of the Workspace for General Three Degree-of-Freedom Mechanisms,” International Journal of Robotics Research. Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 198-213.

6.       Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H. J., (1997), “On the Determination of Starting Points for Parametric Surface Intersections,” Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp.21-35.

7.       Abdel-Malek, K., (1997), “Determination of the Accessible Output Set of a General Three Degree of Freedom Manipulator Arm” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 63-72.

8.       Zou, H.L., and Abdel-Malek, K., and Wang, J.Y., (1997), “A  Variational Approach for the Design of the Spatial Four-Bar Mechanism”. Mechanics of Structures of Machines, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 41-59.

9.       Abdel-Malek, K., McGowan, D., Goel, V.K., Kowalski, D., and Smith, S., (1997), “Bone Registration Method for Robot-Assisted Surgery: Pedicle Screw Insertion,” Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, IMechE Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Vol. 211, Part H, pp. 221-233.

10.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H.J., (1997), “Geometric Representation of the Swept Volume Using Jacobian Rank-Deficiency Conditions,”  Computer Aided Design, Vol. 29, No. 6, pp. 457-468.

11.  Abdel-Malek, K., Adkins, F., Yeh, H.J., and Haug, E.J. (1997), “On the Determination of Boundaries to Manipulator Workspaces,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp.63-72.

 12.  Zou, H.L. Abdel-Malek, K. and Wang, J., (1997), “Design Propagation in Mechanical Systems: Kinematic Analysis,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 119, No. 3, pp. 338-345.

13.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H.J., (1997), “Path Trajectory Verification for Robot Manipulators in a Manufacturing Environment” IMechE Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 211, part B, pp. 547-556.

14.  Abdel-Malek, K., Maropis, N., and Yeh, H.J., (1998), “Determining Interference Between Pairs of Solids Defined Constructively in Computer Animations,” Computers in Engineering, v 14 n 1 1998 p 48-58.

15.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Maropis, N., (1998), “Design-to-Manufacture Case Study: Automatic Design of Post-Fabrication Mechanisms for Tubular Components,” SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 183-195.

16.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Paul, B., (1998), “Criteria for the Design of Manipulator Arms for a High Stiffness to Weight Ratio,SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 209-220.

 

17.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H.J., and Othman, S. (1998) Swept Volumes, Void and Boundary Identification”, Computer Aided Design, Vol. 30, Vol. 13, pp. 1009-1018.

 

18.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H-J, and Khairallah, N., (1999), “Workspace, Void, and Volume Determination of the General 5DOF Manipulator, Mechanics of Structures and Machines, 27(1), 91-117.

 

19.  Liu, J.F., and Abdel-Malek, K., (1999), “On the Problem of Scheduling Parallel Computations of Multibody Dynamic Analysis”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 121, No. 3, pp. 370-376.

 

20.  Abdel-Malek, K., (1999), “Collision Detection of Manipulator Arms with Complex Links,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No.2, pp. 78-86.

 

21.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Othman, S., (1999), “Multiple sweeping using the Denavit-Hartenber representation method”, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 31, pp. 567-583.

 

22.  Abdel-Malek, K., Zou, H.L., Wang, J.Y., and Othman, S., (1999), “Automated Design and Parametrization of Mechanical Part geometry”, Research in Engineering Design,  Vol. 11, pp. 206-217.

 

23.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H. J., (2000) “Local Dexterity Analysis for Open Kinematic Chains,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 35, pp. 131-154.

 

24.  Liu, J.F. and Abdel-Malek, K., (2000), “Robust Control of Planar Dual-Arm Cooperative Manipulators”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 16, No. 2-3, p. 109-120.

 

25.  Abdel-Malek, K.and Yeh, H.J., (2000), “Crossable Surfaces of Robotic Manipulators with Joint Limits”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 122, No. 1, March 2000, pp. 52-61.

 

26.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, HJ, and Othman, S. (2000) “Interior and Exterior Boundaries to the Workspace of Mechanical Manipulators”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 16, pp. 365-376.

 

27.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H. J., (2000), “Atlases of Orientability for Robotic Manipulator Arms”, IASTED International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 189-205.

 

28.  Abdel-Malek, K, Fujimoto, H, Zou, HL, Wang, J, and Othman, S, (2001), "A Formulation for Automated Computer-Aided Design of Mechanical Parts", JSME International Journal: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing, Part C, Vol. 44, No. 1 (March 2001), pp. 282-290.

 

29.  Abdel-Malek,K., Yang, Y., and Blackmore, D., (2001), “On swept volume formulations: implicit surfaces”, Vol. 33, Issue 1, January 2001, 113-121.

 

30.  Abdel-Malek K, Seaman W, Yeh HJ, (2001), “NC verification of up to 5 axis machining processes using manifold stratificationJ MANUF SCI E-T ASME 123 (1): 99-109 FEB 2001.

 

31.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., and Yeh, H.J., (2001), “Output Control Barriers of Serial Manipulators”, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp.1-16.

 

32.  Adhami, L, Abdel-Malek, K., McGowan, D., and Sameh, A., (2001) A Partial Surface/Volume Match for High Accuracy Object Localization,  Machine Graphics and Vision, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 133-154.

 

33.  Fujimoto, H., Zhu, J., and Abdel-Malek, K., (2001) "Image-Based Visual Servoing for Optimal Grasping", Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.13, no.5, pp. 279-487.

 

34.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yu, W., Jaber, M., and Duncan, J., (2002) “Realistic Posture Prediction for Maximum Dexterity”, SAE Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Sytems, Vol. 110, Section 6, pages 2241-2249.

 

35.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Brand, R., and Tanbour, E., (2002), "Towards Understanding the Workspace of The Upper Extremities," 2001 SAE Transactions, Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems, Vol. 110, Section 6, pages 2198-2206.

 

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36.  Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Brand, R., and Tanbour, E., (2004), “Towards Understanding the Workspace of Human Limbs”, Ergonomics, vol. 47, no 13, pp. 1386-1406.

 

37.  Abdel-Malek, K. and Yu, W., (2004), “Placement of Robot Manipulators to Maximize Dexterity", International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vo. 19, Issue 1, pp. 6-15.

 

38.  Yang, J., Peņa Pitarch, E., Abdel-Malek, K., Patrick, A., and Lindkvist, Lars (2004), "A Multi-Fingered Hand Prosthesis," Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 39 (2004) 555–581.

 

39.   Abdel-Malek, K. and Yu, W., (2004) “A Mathematical Method for Ergonomic Based Design”, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 375-394.

40.  Abdel-Malek, K., Mi, Z., Yang, J., and Nebel, K., (2004) “Optimization-Based Layout Design,” Journal of Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2004, 1-10.

 

41.  Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Nebel, Kyle, (2004) “Restrained and Unrestrained Driver Reach Barriers,” SAE Transactions: Journal of Aerospace, Vol. 113, Section 1, 2004, pp. 288-296.

 

 _________________2005_______________

42.  Abdel-Malek, K., and Yang, J. (2005), "Sweeping of an Object Held by a Robotic End-effector", Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2005, pp159-174.

43.  Yang, J.,  and Abdel-Malek, K. (2005), "Approximate Swept Volumes of NURBS Surfaces or Solids," Computer Aided Geometric Design, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp21-26.

44.  Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Nebel, K., (2005) "Reach Envelope of a 9 Degree of Freedom Model of the Upper Extremity", International Journal of Robotics and Automation. Vol. 20, No.4, 2005.

45.  Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Potratz, J., (2005) “Design and Prototyping of An Active Hand Prosthetic Device,” Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2005, 71-78.

46.  Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Nebel, K., (2005) “On the Determination of Driver Reach and Barriers,” International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 37, No. 4, 253-273, 2005.

47.  Luo, Z., Chen, L., Yang, J., Zhang, Y., and Abdel-Malek, K., (2005) "Compliant Mechanism Design Using Multi-objective Optimization Scheme of Continiuum Structure," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 30 No. 2, 2005, pp. 142-154.

48.  Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Nebel, K., (2005), “The Reach Envelope of a 9 Degree of Freedom Model of the Upper Extremity,”  International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2005, pp. 240-259.

49.  Yang, J., and Abdel-Malek, K., (2005) “Singularities of Manipulators with Non-unilateral Constraints,” Robotica, Vol. 23, Issue 05, 2005, pp. 543-553.

50.  Potratz, J., Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., Peņa Pitarch, E., and Grosland, N., (2005) "A Light Weight Compliant Hand Mechanism with High Degrees of Freedom," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 127, Issue 6, 2005, pp. 934-945.

51.  Sinokrot, T., Yang, J., Fetter, B., and Abdel-Malek, K., (2005), “Workspace Analysis and Visualization for SantosTM,” Journal of Passenger Car-Mechanical Systems, Vol. 114, 2005.

52.      Kim, J., Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., and Nebel, K., (2005) “Optimization-based dynamic motion simulation and energy consumption prediction for a Digital Human,” Journal of Passenger Car-Electronic and Electronical Systems, Vol. 114, 2005.

53.      Abdel-Malek, K and Yang, J., “Workspace Boundaries of Serial Manipulators Using Manifold Stratification,” (2006) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 28: 1211–1229.

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54.  Yang J, Abdel-Malek K, On the determination of open-loop manipulator singularities subject to unilateral or non-unilateral constraints INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION 21 (3): 218-228 2006.

55.  Yang JZ, Pitarch EP, Potratz J, et al. Synthesis and analysis of a flexible elephant trunk robot 
ADVANCED ROBOTICS 20 (6): 631-659 2006.

56.  Abdel-Malek K, Yang JZ Workspace boundaries of serial manipulators using manifold stratification 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 28 (11-12): 1211-1229 MAY 2006.

57.  Yang JZ, Marler RT, Beck S, et al. Real-time optimal reach-posture prediction in a new interactive virtual environment JOURNAL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 21 (2): 189-198 MAR 2006

58.  Luo Z, Yang JZ, Chen LP, et al. A new hybrid fuzzy-goal programming scheme for multi-objective topological optimization of static and dynamic structures under multiple loading conditions 
STRUCTURAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPTIMIZATION 31 (1): 26-39 JAN 2006.

59.  Yang JZ, Abdel-Malek K Verification of NC machining processes using swept volumes 
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 28 (1-2): 82-91 FEB 2006.

60.  Luo Z, Chen LP, Yang JZ, et al. Fuzzy tolerance multilevel approach for structural topology optimization  COMPUTERS & STRUCTURES 84 (3-4): 127-140 JAN 2006.

61.  Yang, J., and Abdel-Malek, K., “Verification of NC Machining Processes Using Swept Volumes,” (in press, 2006) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.

62.  Farrell, K., Marler, R. T., and Abdel-Malek, K. (2005), "Modeling Dual-Arm Coordination for Posture: An Optimization-Based Approach," SAE 2005 Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems, 114-6, 2891, SAE paper number 2005-01-2686.

 

 

7.2.b (Patents)

Abdel-Malek, K., (1996), "Graphical Interface for Robot", US Patent Number 5,511,147, USPTO, Washington, D.C.

Abdel-Malek, K., 2000, "System and Method for Ergonomic Design", US Patent Pending.

 

7.3 Conference Publications

Abdel-Malek, K., 1995,"Dexterity of Manipulator Arms at an Operating Point," Proceedings of the 21st ASME Advances in Design Automation, DE Vol. 82(1), pp. 781-788.

Abdel-Malek, K., Paul, B., 1994, "The Dexterous Solid Angle for Manipulators with a Spherical Wrist", ASME DE Vol. 7 (3), pp. 341-350.

Abdel-Malek, K., and Paul, B.,1994 "Interference Detection of Nonconvex Solids for Manipulators," ASME DE Vol. 73, pp. 85-95.

Abdel-Malek, K., 1995, "An Off-Line Graphical Environment for Programming Robots," Proceedings of ASME International Computers in Engineering Conf., Vol. 1, pp. 491-499.

Zou, H. L., Abdel-Malek, K. A. Wang, J. Y., 1996, "Analytical Criteria for the Analysis of Design Propagations in Mechanisms," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, , Irvine, CA, (K. Kazerounian, editor)

Liu, J.F. and Abdel-Malek, K., 1996, "The Problem of Scheduling Parallel Computations of Multibody Dynamic Analysis is NP-Hard," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, Irvine, CA, (E. Fichter, papers coordinator).

Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, H. J., 1996, "Workspace of Serial Four Degree-of-Freedom Manipulators," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, Irvine, CA. (R. Williams, papers coordinator)

Yeh, H.J., and Abdel-Malek, K., 1996, "Workspace of a Gimbal with Joint Limits," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, Irvine, CA, (J. Angeles, papers coordinator).

Zou, H. L., Abdel-Malek, K., and Wang, J. Y., 1996, "Numerical Formulation for Computing Design Propagations of the Spatial Slider-crank Mechanism," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, Irvine, CA, (S. M. Song, editor).

Zou, H. L. Abdel-Malek, K. A. Wang, J. Y., 1996, "Kinematic Sensitivity Analysis of the Spatial Four-Bar Mechanism," Proceedings of the ASME 22nd Design Automation Conference, Irvine, CA, (D. Dutta, editor)

Abdel-Malek, K., McGowan, D., and Goel, V.K., 1996, "A Novel Registration Method for Robot-Assisted Surgery," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) ‘96 Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Zou, H.L., Abdel-Malek, K., and Wang, J.Y., 1996, "Computing an Assembled Configuration for the McPherson Strut Suspension System," Proceedings of the ASME 24th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, , Irvine, CA, (K. Kazerounian, papers coordinator)

Wang, J.Y., Zou, H.L., and Abdel-Malek, 1996, "Change Paropagation for Maintaining Assembly Design Intent," Theory and Practice of Geometric Modeling, Germany, Oct. 14-18

Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H.J., and Ruwady, R., 1997, "A Unified Formulation for Swept Volume and Robot Workspace Analyses," Proceedings of ASME 23rd Design Automation Conference, Irvine, California.

Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, 1997, "Swept Volume Formulation: Application to NC Verification, Manipulator Workspace Analsysis, and Computer Modeling", Proceedings of the Second International Jordanian Conference for Mechanical Engineers, Amman, Jordan.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H.J., and Ruwady, R., 1996, "A Unified Formulation for Swept Volume and Robot Workspace Analyses," Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Sacramento, CA, Sept. 14-18, 1997, pp. 1-10.

Abdel-Malek, K. and Yeh, 1998, "Swept Volume Formulation: Application to NC Verification, Manipulator Workspace Analsysis, and Computer Modeling", Proceedings of the Second International Jordanian Conference for Mechanical Engineers, Amman, Jordan.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H., and Alkam, N., 1998, "Control barriers of Positioning Manipulators". Proceedings of the 25th Design Automation in Mechanisms and Robotics, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Abdel-Malek, K., McGowan, D. and Adhami, L., 1999, "Partial Surface Matching for High Accuracy Registration" Proceedings of CAOS Conference, March 17-19, Davos, Switzerland

Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H., and Khairallah, N., 1999, "Serial 5DOF Manipulators: Workspace, Void, and Volume Determination". Proceedings of the 25th Design Automation in Mechanisms and Robotics, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Abdel-Malek, K., Zou, H., Wang, J., and Othman, S, 1999, "Automated Methods in Computer Aided Design," Proceedings of the 25th Design Automation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Abdel-Malek, K., Seaman, W., and Yeh, H.J., 1999, "An Exact method for NC Verification of up to 5-axis Machining," Proceedings of the 25th Design Automation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

Abdel-Malek, K., Yeh, H.J., and Othman, S., 2000, "Understanding Voids in the Workspace of Serial Robot Manipulators", Proceedings of the ASME 26th Biennial Mechanisms Conference.

Abdel-Malek, K. and Yu, W., 2000, "On the Placement of Serial Manipulators", Proceedings of the ASME 26th Biennial Mechanisms Conference.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., and Blackmore, D., "Closed-form Swept Volume of Implicit Surfaces", 2000 ASME Design Automation Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Abdel-Malek, K., and Yang, J., Method and Code for the Visualization of Multivariate Solids," 2000 ASME Design Automation Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Fujimoto, H., Chu, L.C., and Abdel-Malek, K., "Image-Based Visual Servoing for Grasping Unknown Objects", Proceedings of IECON, Nagoya, Japan, Oct. 22-28.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yu, W., and Duncan, J., "Human Placement for Maximum Dexterity", Submitted to SAE Digital Human Modeling and Simulation.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yu, W., and Jaber, M., "Realistic Posture Prediction", (submitted) SAE Digital Human Modeling and Simulation.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Brand, R., and Tanbour, E., "Towards Understanding the Workspace of The Upper Extremities", (submitted) SAE Digital Human Modeling and Simulatio

Yu, W., Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., (2001) “Minimum Torque Placement of a Kinematic Structure”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yu, W., Tanbour, E., Jaber, M., (2001), “Posture Prediction versus Inverse Kinematics”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., Cremer, J., (2001) “An Approach to Sweeping NURBS”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Abdel-Malek, K., “Space Occupant Analysis Toolkit (SOAT)”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual ISGC, Marshaltown, IA.

Mi, Z, Yang, J, Abdel-Malek, K, and Mun, J, Nebel, K, “Real-Time Inverse Kinematics for Humans”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., DeGraff, D., Peņa Pitarch, E., “Design and Analysis of an Inherently-Compliant Light-Weight Active Hand Prosthesis”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Mi, Z., Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Jay, L., “Planning kinematically smooth trajectories”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Automation Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Mi, Z1, Kim, J1, and Abdel-Malek, K1, Nebel, K2, Tanbour, E3, “Optimization Based Posture Prediction”, Seventh International Symposium on the 3-D Analysis of Human Movement, Newcastle, united Kingdom.  

Kim, J., Mi, Z., and Abdel-Malek, K., 2002, "Task Based Posture Prediction", Proceedings of the Eighth Annual ARC Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Ground Vehicles , Warren, MI. 

Marler, R.T., Yang, J., Arora, J., and Abdel-Malek, K., Determination of the Pareto Optimal Set for a Bi-objective Posture Prediction Problem,The 4th IASTED International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization (MSO), Aug. 16-18, 2004, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.

Yang, J., Marler, R.T., Kim, H., Arora, J., and Abdel-Malek, K., Multi-Objective Optimization for Upper Body Posture Prediction,10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2004, Albany, New York, USA.

Yang, J., Peņa Pitarch, E., Abdel-Malek, K., and Lindkvist, Lars, " Analysis of A Multi-Fingered Hand Prosthesis," Proceedings of ASME 28th Biennial Mechanism and Robotics Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2004. (Submitted Feb 5, 2004, Yang).

Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., Kim, J., and Duncan, J., "Human Performance Measures: Mathematics," Proceedings of ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DAC 2004), Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2004. (Submitted Feb 5, 2004, Yang). 

Kim, J. Abdel-Malek, K. Yang, J., Mi, Z., and Nebel, K. A Kinematic-Based Method for Layout Design Using Human Energy Optimization  DETC 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2004.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Mi, Z., V. C. Patel, and Nebel K., Human Upper Body Motion Prediction,The IASTED International Conference on Applied Simulation and Modeling ( ASM) 2004, June 28-30, 2004, Rhodes, Greece. (submitted Feb. 13, 2004 Yang). 

Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K., and Nebel, Kyle, Restrained and Unrestrained Driver Reach    Barriers, Proceedings of 2004 SAE Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering,     June 15-17, 2004, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA. 

Kim, J., Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K, Nebel, K, “An Efficient Method for Real-Time Human Dynamic Motion Prediction”,   (Paper Offer #: 05MV-43), 2005 SAE World Congress, April 11-15, Detroit, Michigan.

Yang, Abdel-Malek, Farrell, and Nebel, “The Iowa Interactive Digital-Human Virtual Environment”, November 13-19, 2004, Anaheim, California USA.

Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Beck, S., and Nebel, K., Santos: A Virtual Human Environment for Human Factors Assessment,24th Army Science Conference: Transformational Science and Technology for the Current and Future Force, Orlando, Florida, Nov. 29-Oct. 2, 2004.

Abdel-Malek, K., Mi, Z., Yang, J., and Nebel, K., Optimization-Based Layout Design,4th International Symposium on Robotics and Automation, ISRA'2004, Queretaro, Mexico, August 25-27, 2004.

Yang, J., Abdel-Malek, K, Nebel , “Santos: A New Generation of Virtual Humans  (Paper Offer #: 05MV-39) 2005 SAE World Congress, April 11-15, Detroit, Michigan.

Farrell, K, Yang, J, Abdel-Malek, K, Beck, S., ”Santos: A new interactive virtual human”, SIGGRAPH 2004, Real-time 3DX demo or die, LA, CA.