## Publications

**Articles in Refereed Journals**

- K. Swartz and K.A. James, “Gaussian Layer Connectivity Parameterization: A New Approach to Topology Optimization of Multi-Body Mechanisms”,
*Computer-Aided Design*. In press (accepted May, 2019). [pdf][doi] - N. Napier, S.S. Sriraman, H.T. Tran, and K.A. James, “An Artificial Neural Network Approach to Generating High-Resolution Designs in Topology Optimization”,
*Journal of Mechanical Design*, In press (accepted April, 2019). [pdf] - C. Conlan-Smith and K.A. James, “A stress-based topology optimization method for heterogeneous structures”,
*Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization*, In Press (accepted January, 2019).[pdf][bib][doi] - Z. Kang and K.A. James, “Multimaterial Topology Optimization for Elastic and Thermal Response”,
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*, 117(10), 2019.[pdf][bib][doi] - A. Bhattacharyya, C. Conlan-Smith, and K.A. James. “Design of a bi-stable airfoil with tailored snap-through response using topology optimization”,
*Computer-Aided Design*, In Press. [pdf][bib][doi] - P. Ranjan, P. Ansell, and K.A. James. “Optimal Hyper Elliptic Cambered Span Configurations for Minimum Drag”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, In Press.[pdf][bib][doi]
- K.A. James. “Multiphase Topology Design with Optimal Material Selection Using an Inverse P-norm Function”,
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*, Accepted January, 2018.[bib][doi] - C. Conlan-Smith, A. Bhattacharyya, and K.A. James. “Optimal Design of Compliant Mechanisms Using Functionally Graded Materials”,
*Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization*, 57(1):197-212, 2018.[pdf][bib][doi] - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “On the Importance of Viscoelastic Response Consideration in Structural Design Optimization”.
*Optimization and Engineering*. 17(4):631–650, 2016. [pdf][bib][doi] - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Layout design of a bi-stable cardiovascular stent using topology optimization”.
*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*. 305:169-890, 2016 [pdf][bib][doi] - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology optimization of viscoelastic structures using a time-dependent adjoint method”.
*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*. 281:166-187, 2015.[bib][doi] - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology optimization of structures under variable loading using a damage superposition approach”.
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*. 101(5):375-406, 2015.[bib][doi] - K.A. James, G.J. Kennedy, and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Concurrent aerostructural topology optimization of a wing box”.
*Computers and Structures*, 134:1–17, 2014.[bib][doi] - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Failure mitigation in optimal topology design using a coupled nonlinear continuum damage model”.
*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering*, 268:614–631, 2014.[bib][doi] - K.A. James, E. Lee, and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Stress-based topology optimization using an isoparametric level set method”.
*Finite Elements in Analysis and Design*, 58:20–30, 2012.[bib][doi] - E. Lee, K.A. James, and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Stress-constrained topology optimization with design-dependent loading”.
*Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization*, 46:647–661, 2012.[bib][doi] - K.A. James and J.R.R.A. Martins. “An isoparametric approach to level set topology optimization using a body-fitted finite element mesh”.
*Computers and Structures*, 90–91:97–106, 2012.[bib][doi] - K.A. James, J.R.R.A. Martins, and J. Hansen. “Structural topology optimization for multiple load cases using a dynamic aggregation technique”.
*Engineering Optimization*, 41:1103–1118, 2009.[bib][doi]

**Articles**** and Abstracts in Conference Proceedings**

- Z. Kang and K.A. James, “Topology Optimization for Shape-Memory Alloys”, In Proceedings of the 13th World Congress of Computational Mechanics, New York, NY, July, 2018.
- A. Bhattacharyya, N. Anderson, and K.A. James, “Design of Morphing Shape Memory Polymer Structures Via Topology Optimization”, In Proceedings of the 13th World Congress of Computational Mechanics, New York, NY, July, 2018.
- K. Swartz and K.A. James, “Optimal Design of Multi-Body Mechanisms Using Layered Connectivity Parameterization (LCP)” , In Proceedings of the 2017 American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics – Aviation Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2018.
- K. Swartz and K.A. James. “Optimal Design of Multi-body Elastic Mechanisms”,
*In Proceedings of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories Design Optimization Symposium*, Livermore, CA, September 2017. - Z. Kang and K.A. James. “Multimaterial Topology Design for Optimal Stiffness and Thermal Conductivity Response”,
*In Proceedings of 14th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics*, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 2017. - A. Bhattacharyya, C. Conlan-Smith and K.A. James. “Topology Optimization of a Bi-Stable Airfoil Using Nonlinear Elasticity”.
*In Proceedings of the 2017 American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics – Aviation Conference*, Denver, CO, June 2017. - K.A. James, C. Conlan-Smith and H. Waisman. “Topology Optimization of a Bi-Stable Cardiovascular Stent with Snap-Through Response”.
*In Proceedings of the 2016 American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics – Aviation Conference*, Washington, DC, June 2016. - C. Conlan-Smith and K. James. “Implementation of Functionally Graded Materials in Compliant Mechanism Design using Topology Optimization”.
*In Proceedings of the 2016 Engineering Mechanics Institute and Probabilistic Mechanics Conference*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 2016. - K.A. James, C. Conlan-Smith and A. Bhattacharyya. “Simultaneous Topology and Material Design Optimization of Functionally Graded Structures”.
*In Proceedings of the 2016 Engineering Mechanics Institute and Probabilistic Mechanics Conference*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 2016. - A. Bhattacharyya and K. James. “Design of a bi-stable airfoil using topology optimization”.
*In Proceedings of the 2016 Engineering Mechanics Institute and Probabilistic Mechanics Conference*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 2016. - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology Optimization of a Bi-Stable Cardiovascular Stent”.
*In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science*, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, October 2015. - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology Optimization of Structures with Viscoelastic Creep Constraints”.
*In Proceedings of 13th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics*, San Diego, CA, July 2015. - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology design of structures for resiliency and optimal lifetime performance”.
*In Proceedings of the 2014 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference*, Hamilton, ON, August 2014. - K.A. James and H. Waisman. “Topology optimization of structures with continuum damage accumulation and material failure”.
*In Proceedings of the 12th U.S. National Congress for Computational Mechanics*, Raleigh, NC, July 2013. - K.A. James and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Level set topology optimization of structures with isoparametric mesh mapping”.
*In Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization*, Shizuoka, Japan, June 2011. - K.A. James, G.J. Kennedy, and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Aerostructural topology optimization of an aircraft wingbox”.
*In Proceedings of the 58th Aeronautics Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute*, Montreal, QC, April 2011. - K.A. James and J.R.R.A. Martins. “Topology optimization using a level set method with an arbitrary structured mesh”.
*In Proceedings of the 6th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference*, Orlando, Fl, April 2010. - K.A. James, J.R.R.A. Martins, and J.S. Hansen. “Three-dimensional structural topology optimization of an aircraft wing using level set methods”.
*In Proceedings of the 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference*, Victoria, BC, September 2008. - K.A. James, J.R.R.A. Martins, and J.S. Hansen. “Structural topology optimization for multiple load cases while avoiding local minima”.
*In Proceedings of the 4th AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Specialist Conference, Schaumberg*, IL, April 2008.