Mechanical Engineering -
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
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Dr. Gershenson performs research in the area of
Specific research interests include: life-cycle design, environmentally
conscious design, design for manufacturability, decision-based design,
modular product design, industrial ecology, agile manufacturing
design for post-manufacturing issues, lean manufacturing, and lean
Life-cycle Engineering Laboratory is expanding rapidly!!
Modularity - Measures and Methods
Modularity - The Link between Product
Architecture and Product Life-cycle Costs
in Product Families - Accounting for
Costs and Benefits
Product Modularity to Decrease Risk and Cost
from Technological Innovation
Manufacturing - A Systematic Application
of Industrial Coatings based on Environmental Impact
of Material Design Spaces
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Guo, F. and J.K. Gershenson
of Modular Measurement Methods based on Consistency Analysis and
Sensitivity Analysis.” Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design
Engineering Technical Conferences – 15th International Conference on
Design Theory and Methodology, Chicago, Illinois, September.
- Zhang, Y. and J.K. Gershenson
Initial Study of Direct Relationships between Life-cycle Modularity and
Life-cycle Cost.” Journal of Concurrent Engineering Research and
Applications, Volume 11, Number 3.
- Pavnaskar, S.J., J.K. Gershenson, and
(2003). “A Classification Scheme for Lean Manufacturing
Tools.” International Journal of Production Research, Volume 41,
Number 13, pp. 3075-3090.
- Pavnaskar, S.J. and J.K. Gershenson
“Fundamental Toolset for Lean Product Development.” Proceedings
of the 14th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED),
Stockholm, Sweden, August.
- Gershenson, J.K., C.E. Hailey, J.C.
Batty, and W.F.
Phillips (2002). “Curriculum Measurement: Application of Value
Engineering Techniques in Curriculum Development.” International
Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 18, Number 2, pp. 140-150.
Paluri, S. and J.K. Gershenson
“Attribute-Based Design Description System in Design for
Manufacturability and Assembly.” Journal of Integrated Design and
Process Science, Volume 5, Number 2, pp. 83-94.
Gershenson, J.K., R.R. Dupont, and R.L. Ratliff
(2000). “Selection of Industrial Coatings Based on Environmental
and Societal Impact Characteristics.” Proceedings of 2000 IMECE:
ASME 2000 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,
November, Orlando, Florida.
Cuttino, J.F., D.D. Newman, J.K. Gershenson,
and D.E. Schinstock (2000). “A Structured Method for the
and Selection of Actuators for Space Deployment Mechanisms.”
of Engineering Design, Volume 11, Number 1.
Gershenson, J.K., G.J. Prasad, and S. Allamneni
(1999). “Modular Product Design: A Life-cycle View.”
of Integrated Design and Process Science, Volume 3, Number 4.
Gershenson, J.K. and L.A. Stauffer (1999).
“A Taxonomy for Design Requirements from Corporate Customers.”
of Research in Engineering Design, Volume 11, Number 2.
Gershenson, J.A. and K. Ishii (1991).
“Life-cycle Design for Serviceability.” Kusiak, A. (ed.),
Engineering: Theory and Practice, John Wiley and Sons, New York.
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