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Ana Villanueva has been accepted into the Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering Workshop at MIT

Ana Villanueva
Ana Villanueva has been accepted into the Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering Workshop at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 25-26, 2018.  The workshop is… Continue reading...
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Plain2Fun: Augmenting Ordinary Objects with Interactive Functions by Auto-Fabricating Surface Painted Circuits

Tianyi Wang, Ke Huo, Pratik Chawla, Guiming Chen, Siddharth Banerjee, Karthik Ramani
Proceedings of the 2018 DIS Designing Interactive Systems Conference, June 9-13, 2018, Hong Kong, China, with honourable mention.
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Innovative material for soft sensor could bring new tactile tech

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The Design for Additive Manufacturing Worksheet

Joran W. Booth, Jeffrey Alperovich, Pratik Chawla, Jiayan Ma, Tahira Reid, Karthik Ramani
Journal of Mechanical Design 139.10 (2017): 100904.
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SurfNet in Science news !

Artificial intelligence can turn 2D photos into real-world objects, By Matthew Hutson
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SurfNet in Purdue news !

New AI technique creates 3-D shapes from 2-D images
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Merging Sketches for Creative Design Exploration: An Evaluation of Physical and Cognitive Operations

Senthil Chandrasegaran, Sriram Karthik Badam, Ninger Zhou, Zhenpeng Zhao, Lorraine Kisselburgh, Kylie Peppler, Niklas Elmqvist, Karthik Ramani
In proceedings of the 2017 Graphics Interface Conference.
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Shimon robot concert

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RealFusion: An Interactive Workflow for Repurposing Real-World Objects towards Early-stage Creative Ideation

Cecil Piya, Vinayak, Yunbo Zhang, Karthik Ramani
In Proceedings of Graphics Interface 2016, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Ziro Launch Party @ Purdue GateWood Attrium

We had a successful event for announcing the start of the Indiegogo campaign for Ziro on April 18th. The event took place in Gatewood Wing… Continue reading...
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Extracting Hand Grasp & Motion for Intent Expression in Mid-Air Shape Deformation: A Concrete & Iterative Exploration through a Virtual Pottery Application

Vinayak and Karthik Ramani
Computers & Graphics, Volume 55, April 2016, Pages 143-156, ISSN 0097-8493, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cag.2015.10.012.)
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Integrated Sustainable Lifecycle Design: A Review

Abstract:  Product design is one of the most important sectors influencing global sustainability, as almost all the products consumed by people are outputs of… Continue reading...
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Computing global visibility maps for regions on the boundaries of polyhedra using Minkowski sums

Abstract: A global visibility map is a spherical image built to describe the complete set of global visible view directions for a surface. In this… Continue reading...

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Our research is at the cross-roads of mechanical engineering and computer sciences driven by geometry and design inspired areas. In particular our core areas are… Continue reading...

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Our research is at the cross-roads of mechanical engineering and computer sciences driven by geometry and design inspired areas. In particular our core areas are… Continue reading...

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Our research is at the cross-roads of mechanical engineering and computer sciences driven by geometry and design inspired areas. In particular our core areas are… Continue reading...

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Video: Mapping product architecture to supply chain networks for sustainable design

https://Engineering.Purdue.edu/cdesign/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/jmd_demo1.mp4… Continue reading...

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ME554 – Intellectual Property

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ME444 – Computer Aided Design and Rapid Prototyping

This course combines CAD techniques and strategies with design in teams. ME444 in its new form combines the right balance of hands-on-design in the lecture/workshops… Continue reading...
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Best Paper Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Devarajan Ramanujan, William Benjamin,  and William Z. Bernstein along with Professors’ Niklas Elmqvist and Karthik Ramani were awarded the 2013 Design for Manufacturing and… Continue reading...
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ME553 – Product and Process Design

  In the course project, students work in teams to apply the methods on a design project for concept generation, product definition, prototyping and design… Continue reading...