Mcadams, Daniel individual record
Professor
overview

I have research interests in design theory and methodology with specific focus on functional modeling; innovation in concept synthesis including computational methods; bio-inspired design methods; design for disability, and technology evolution as applied to product and system design.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles59
  • Bhasin, D., McAdams, D. A., & Layton, A. (2021). A Product Architecture-Based Tool for Bioinspired Function-Sharing. Journal of Mechanical Design. 143(8),
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  • Kotecha, M. C., Chen, T., McAdams, D. A., & Krishnamurthy, V. (2021). Design Ideation Through Speculative Fiction: Foundational Principles and Exploratory Study. Journal of Mechanical Design. 143(8),
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  • Bhasin, D., Behmer, S. T., & McAdams, D. A. (2021). Fostering Function-Sharing Using Bioinspired Product Architecture. Journal of Mechanical Design. 143(6),
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  • Al-Maskari, N. S., McAdams, D. A., & Reddy, J. N. (2021). Modeling of a biological material nacre: Multi-objective optimization model. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 28(4), 430-439.
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  • Zhang, G., Morris, E., Allaire, D., & McAdams, D. A. (2020). Research Opportunities and Challenges in Engineering System Evolution. Journal of Mechanical Design. 142(8),
Chapters3
  • Tsenn, J., McAdams, D. A., & Linsey, J. S. (2015). A Comparison of Mechanical Engineering and Biology Students’ Ideation and Bioinspired Design Abilities. Design Computing and Cognition '14. 645-662. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Nagel, J., Stone, R. B., & McAdams, D. A. (2014). Function-Based Biologically Inspired Design. Biologically Inspired Design. 95-125. Springer London.
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  • Stroble, J. K., Stone, R. B., & McAdams, D. A. (2010). Function-Based Biology Inspired Concept Generation. Amitava Mukherjee, .., & R.B. Stone, ... (Eds.), Biomimetics Learning from Nature. Ch.-5. InTech.
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Conference Papers112
  • Xu, W., Kotecha, M. C., Padilla, D., Jimenez, J., & McAdams, D. A. (2021). Quantifying the Predictive Abilities of Speculative Fiction: A Feasibility Study. Volume 6: 33rd International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (DTM), ASME 2021 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
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  • Morris, E., & McAdams, D. A. (2020). Bioinspired Origami: Case Studies Using a Keyword Search Algorithm. Volume 10: 44th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
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  • Bhasin, D., & McAdams, D. A. (2020). Fostering Function-Sharing Using Bioinspired Product Architecture. Volume 8: 32nd International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (DTM), ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
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  • Bhasin, D., & McAdams, D. A. (2019). Current State of the Art: Problem-Driven Multi-Functional Bio-Inspired Designs. Volume 7: 31st International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
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  • Zhang, G., Allaire, D., McAdams, D. A., & Shankar, V. (2018). Generating Technology Evolution Prediction Intervals With Bootstrap Method. Volume 7: 30th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. 7, v007t06a057-v007t06a057.
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editor of
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
dmcadams@tamu.edu
First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Mcadams
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Mechanical Engineering; 3123 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3123
USA