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Selected Journal Articles

2017

o   Xilu Wang and Xiaoping Qian, " A Taylor expansion approach for computing structural performance variation from population-based shape data,'' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Special Issue on Data-Driven Design, accepted [pdf].

o   Xiaoping Qian, `` Undercut and Overhang Angle Control in Topology Optimization: a Density Gradient based Integral Approach,'' International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, accepted [pdf].

o   Songtao Xia and Xiaoping Qian, ``Isogeometric Analysis with Bezier Tetrahedra,'' Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol 316, 782 - 816, 2017 [pdf].

2016

o   Xiaoping Qian and Ercan M. Dede, `` Topology Optimization of a Coupled Thermal-Fluid System under a Tangential Thermal Gradient Constraint,'' Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization, 54 (3), 531- 551, 2016 [pdf].

o   Xilu Wang and Xiaoping Qian, `` A statistical atlas based approach to automated subject-specific FE modeling,'' Computer-Aided Design,  Special Issue of 2015 SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM15), Vol. 70, pp. 67 – 77, 2016 [pdf].

2015

o   Songtao Xia, Xilu Wang and Xiaoping Qian, `` Continuity and convergence in rational triangular Bézier spline based isogeometric analysis,'' Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering,  Vol. 297, 292-324, 2015 [pdf].

o   Li, K.  and Qian, X., `` Direct diffeomorphic reparameterization for correspondence optimization in statistical shape modeling,'' Computer-Aided Design,  Vol. 64, pp. 33 - 54, 2015 [pdf].

o   Wang, M. and Qian, X., `` Efficient filtering in topology optimization via B-splines,'' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 137, No. 3, pp. 031402, 2015 [pdf].

o   Li, K.  and Qian, X., `` Covariance Matrix of A Shape Population: A Tale on Spline Setting,'' Computers & Graphics, Vol. 47, pp. 89 - 104, 2015 [pdf].

2014

1.      Xia, S., Li, G.  and Qian, X., ``Optimal shape for optical absorption in organic thin film solar cells,'' Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization,  Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 437 - 451, 2014 [pdf].

2.      Jaxon, N. and Qian, X., ``Isogeometric analysis on triangulations,'' Computer-Aided Design, Special Issue on GD/SPM 2013: SIAM/ACM Joint Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling, Vol. 46, pp. 45- 57,  2014 [pdf].

3.      Wang, X. and Qian, X., ``An optimization approach for constructing trivariate B-spline solids,'' Computer-Aided Design, Special Issue on GD/SPM 2013: SIAM/ACM Joint Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling, Vol. 46, pp. 179 - 191, 2014 [pdf].

2013

4.      Yang, S. and Qian, X.,``Controlled manipulation of flexible carbon nanotubes through shape-dependent pushing by atomic force microscope'', Langmuir, Vol. 29, pp. 11793 - 11801, 2013.

5.      Chen, Y., Li, K. and Qian, X.,``Direct geometry processing for tele-fabrication'', ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 041002, 2013. [pdf]

6.      Qian, X., ``Topology optimization in B-spline space,'' Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 265, Pages 15–35, October 2013. [pdf][source code]

7.      Qian, X. and Sigmund, O., "Topological Design of Electromechanical Actuators with Robustness toward over- and under-etching", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Volume 253, pages 237-251, 2013. [pdf]

8.      Xu, K., Yang, S. and Qian, X., "Integrating CAD and Nano-Indentation for Complex Lithography", ASME Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 011002, 2013. [pdf]

2012

9.      Guangyong Li, Liming Liu, Fanan Wei, Songtao Xia, and Xiaoping Qian, ``Recent Progress in Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Organic Solar Cells,'' IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Vol. 2, No. 3, pages 320 - 340, 2012.

10.  Liu, Y., Xia, S. and Qian, X., "Direct NC path generation: from discrete data to continuous path", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 12, pp. 031002, 2012. [pdf]

11.  Xu, K., Kalantari, A. and Qian, X., "Efficient AFM based nanoparticle manipulation via sequential parallel pushing", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 666- 675, 2012.[pdf]

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12.  Li, K. and Qian, X., "Isogeometric analysis and shape optimization via boundary integral", Proceedings of SIAM/ACM Joint Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM11) (Best Paper Award), Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 43, No. 11, pp. 1427 - 1437, 2011. [pdf]

13.  Li, Zhaoxia; Qiu, Dengli; Xu, Kangmin; Sridharan, Indumathi; Qian, Xiaoping; Wang, Rong, "Analysis of affinity maps of membrane proteins on individual human embryonic stem cells", Langmuir, 27 (13), pp. 8294 - 8301, 2011.

14.  Liu, Y. and Qian, X., "Computing point set surfaces with controlled spatial variation of residuals", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 43, NO. 8, pp. 957 - 970, 2011. [pdf]

15.  Qian, X. and Sigmund, O, "Isogeometric shape optimization of photonic crystals via Coons patches," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 200, No. 25 - 28, pp. 2237 - 2255, 2011.[pdf]

16.  Yang, P., Li, K. and Qian, X., "Topologically enhanced slicing of MLS surfaces", ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 031003, 2011.[pdf]

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17.  Zhao, W., Xu, K., Qian, X. and Wang, R., "Tip based Nano Manipulation through Successive Directional Push," ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Nano Manufacturing, Volume 132, Issue 3, 030909, June 2010.[pdf]

18.  Qian, X., "Full Analytical Sensitivities in NURBS based Isogeometric Shape Optimization," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 199, No. 29 -32, pp. 2059 - 2071, June 2010. [pdf]

19.  Yang, P. and Qian, X., "A general, accurate procedure for calculating molecular interaction force," Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 337, No. 2, pp. 594 - 605, Sep 2009.[pdf]

20.  Li, Zhaoxia; Qiu, Dengli; Sridharan, Indumathi; Qian, Xiaoping; Wang, Rong, "Spatially Resolved Quantification of E-cadherin on Target hES Cells," The Journal of Physical Chemistry, accepted.

21.  Yang, P., Schmidt, T., and Qian, X., "Direct Digital Design and Manufacturing from Massive Point-Cloud Data", Computer-Aided Design & Applications, accepted.

22.  Yang, P. and Qian, X., "Direct Boolean Intersection between Acquired and Designed Geometry", Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 81- 94, Feb 2009. [pdf]

23.  Qian, X. and Horvath, I, "Editorial on Point-Based Computational Techniques", Journal Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 41, No. 4, April 2009.

24.  Huang, Y., Qian, X. and Chen, S., "Multi-Sensor Calibration through Iterative Registration and Fusion," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 240 - 255, April 2009. [pdf]

25.  Zhang, D., Yang, P., and Qian, X., "Adaptive NC Path Generation from Massive Point Data with Bounded Error," ASME Transactions Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, 011001-113, Feb 2009.

26.  Tian, F., Qian, X., and Villarrubia, J. S., "Blind estimation of general tip shape in AFM imaging," Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 109, No. 1, pp. 44 - 53, Dec 2008.

27.  Yang, P. and Qian, X., "Adaptive Slicing of Moving Least Squares Surfaces: Toward Direct Manufacturing from Point Cloud Data," ASME Transactions Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 3, Sep 2008.

28.  Huang, Y. and Qian, X., "An efficient sensing localization algorithm for free-form surface digitization," ASME Transactions Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 2008.

29.  Qian, X. and Villarrubia, J. S., "General Three-Dimensional Image Simulation and Surface Reconstruction in Scanning Probe Microscopy using a Dexel Representation," Ultramicroscopy, Vol. 107, No. 13, pp. 29 - 42, Dec 2007.

30.  Huang, Y. and Qian, X., "Dynamic B-spline Surface Reconstruction: Closing the Sensing-and-Modeling Loop in 3D Digitization," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 39, No. 11, pp. 987-1002, Nov 2007.

31.  Huang, Y. and Qian, X., "A dynamic sensing-and-modeling approach to 3D point- and area-sensor integration," ASME Transactions Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 129, pp. 623- 635, June 2007.

32.  Yang, P. and Qian, X., "A B-spline based Approach to Heterogeneous Object Design and Analysis," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 95 -111, Feb 2007.

33.  Qian, X., Robinson, D. M., and Ross, J., "Admissible Transformation Volume for Part Dimensional Quality Gauging," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 37, No. 13, pp. 1335 - 1352, Nov 2005. 

34.  Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Feature based design for heterogeneous objects," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 36, No. 12, pp. 1263-1278, Oct 2004.

35.  Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Direct Face Neighborhood Alteration for Heterogeneous Object Modeling," Computers and Graphics, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 943-961, Dec 2003.

36.  Qian, X. and Harding, K. G., "A Computational Approach for Optimal Sensor Setup," SPIE Journal Optical Engineering, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 1238-1248, May 2003.

37.  Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Physics-based Modeling for Heterogeneous Objects," ASME Transactions Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 125, pp. 416-427, Sep 2003.

38.  Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Design of Heterogeneous Turbine Blade," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 319-329, March 2003.

39.  Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Feature Based Fabrication in Layered Manufacturing," ASME Transactions Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 123, No. 3, 2001, pp 337-345.

40.  Qian, X., Xiang, W, and Zhou, J., "Contraint Driving Variational Geometry System ", Journal of Computer Engineering, China, Vol. 21, No.1, Jan 1995, pp.27-30.

41.  Qian, X., Xiang, W., and Zhou, J., "GHCAD: A Feature_based Design System ", Journal of Computer-Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing, Vol. 5, No.1, June 1995, pp.33-45.

42.  Qian, X., Xiang, W., and Zhou, J., "Rules based variational geometry system", Journal of Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, Vol.7, No.3, July, 1995.

43.  Xiang, W., Qian, X., and Zhou, J., "3D Parametric Modeling based  on Features", China Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, Aug 1994, pp. 4-6.

44.  Jian, W., and Huang, H., Qian, X., and Zhou, J., "FMT: A Parametric Feature-based Modeling System", China Journal of High Technology Letter, Vol. 4, No. 7, July 1994, pp. 7-11.

Book Chapter

1.      Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Feature Methodologies for Heterogeneous Object Realization", Chapter 7, Software Solutions to Rapid Prototyping , Gibson, I. (Ed), Professional Engineering Publishing, UK, 2002.

Patent

1.      Harding, K. G., Qian, X., and Demuth, R. S., "Methods and apparatus for generating a mask," United State Patent 7336374, Issue date: 2/26/2008.

2.      Hu, Q., Harding, K. G., Ross, J., and Qian, X., "Methods and apparatus for inspecting an object," United States Patent 7301165, Issue date: 11/27/2007.

3.      Qian, X. and Harding, Kevin G., "Coordinated polarization for shiny surface measurement," United States Patent 7092094, Issue date: 8/15/2006.

Selected Conference Papers

1.      Yang, P. and Qian, X., "NURBS based molecular force calculation," 2009 SIAM/ACM Joint Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (short paper), Oct 5 - 9, 2009.

2.      Zhang, D. and Qian, X., "Adaptive scanning in atomic force microscopy," Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe, Japan May 12 ~ 17, 2009. (Finalist for Best Automation Paper Award)

3.      Zhang, D., and Yang, P., and Qian, X., "Adaptive NC Path Generation from Massive Point Data with Bounded Error," Proceedings of the ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers & Information in Engineering Conference, New York, NY, Aug 2008.

4.      Tian, F. and Qian, X., "Blind estimation of general tip shape in atomic force microscopy," Proceedings of the ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers & Information in Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sep 2007.

5.      Huang, Y. and Qian, X., "An efficient sensing localization algorithm for free-form surface digitization," Proceedings of the ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers & Information in Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sep 2007.

6.      Yang, P and Qian, X., "Adaptive slicing of moving least squares surfaces: toward direct manufacturing of point-set surfaces," Proceedings of the ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers & Information in Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sep 2007.

7.      Yang, P. and Qian, X., "Direct computing of surface curvatures for point-set surfaces," Proceedings of 2007 IEEE/Eurographics Symposium on Point-based Graphics(PBG), Prague, Czech Republic, Sep. 2007. (Matlab source code)

8.      Qian, X., Villarrubia, J., Tian, F. and Ronald, D., "Image simulation and surface reconstruction of undercut features in atomic force microscopy," Metrology, Inspection, and Process Control for Microlithography XXI. Edited by Archie, Chas N., Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6518, pp. 651811, 2007.

9.      Qian, X. and Yang, P., "Integrated Design and Analysis for FGM," Multiscale and Functionally Graded Materials Conference 2006 (FGM 2006), Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct 15-18, 2006.

10. Huang, Y. and Qian, X., "A dynamic sensing-and-modeling approach to 3D point- and area-sensor integration," 2006 ASME International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Oct 8 -11, 2006, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

11.  Huang, Y. and Qian, X. "A stochastic approach to surface reconstruction," Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2006 , ASME 2006 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 10-13, 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

  1. Qian, X. and Yang P., "Computing Admissible Transformation Volume," ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, CA, Sept 2005.
  2. Harding, Kevin G, and Qian, X, "Two- and Threee-Dimensional Vision Systems for Inspection, Control and Metrology," Proceedings of SPIE, Photonics East, Vol. 5265-16,  Oct 29-30, 2003
  3. Qian, X. and Harding, Kevin G., "Partitioning positional and normal space for fast occlusion detection," ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, IL, Sept, 2003.
  4. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Physics based B-spline heterogeneous object modeling," ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sept 2001
  5. Li, X., Mikulec, T., Dai, W., and Qian, X., "A Generic Methodology for Chamber Flame Geometry Modeling," SAE Technical Paper Series 2000-01-2797, SAE International Fall Fuels and Lubricants Meeting and Exposition Baltimore, Maryland, October 16-19, 2000.
  6. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Feature-based Slicing for Layered Manufacturing", ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Neveda, September, 1999.
  7. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "An Architecture for Interoperability of Layered Manufacturing Data" , ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Atlanta, September, 1998
  8. Qian, X., Xiang, W., and Zhou, J., "Research and development in feature-based parametric modeling",Fourth Int. Conference on Computer Aided Design and Computer Graphics, Wuhan, China, Oct, 1995, published by SPIE.
  9. Xiang, W., Huang, T., Qian, X., and Zhou, J., "An Approach to Feature-based Parametric Solid Modeling", Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, by International Academic Publisher, Beijing, 1993, pp.406-411.

Refereed Abstracts (Conference Papers)

  1. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Design for Layered Manufacturing", Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium 1999, Austin, Texas, Aug 9-11, 1999.
  2. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Features in Layered Manufacturing", SIAM Workshop on Mathematical Foundations for Features in Computer-Aided Design, Engineering and Manufacturing, Oct 22-23, 98, Troy, Michigan.
  3. Qian, X. and Dutta, D., "Features in the Layered Manufacturing of Heterogeneous Objects", Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium 1998, Austin, Texas, Aug 10-12, 1998.

Publications in Popular Press/Magazine

1.      Harding, K. G. and Qian, X., "Phase Shifting Based 3D Systems," Machine Vision Technical Paper, http://www.machinevisiononline.org/public/articles/Phase_Shifting_3D_Systems.pdf, May 2004.

 

 

 

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