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Brandal, G., Satoh, G., Naveed, S., Yao, Y.L.. “Beneficial Interface Geometry for Laser Joining of NiTi to Stainless Steel Wires,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 135, December 2013.

Satoh, G., Qiu, C., Naveed, S., Yao, Y.L., “Strength and Microstructure of Autogenous Laser Brazed Dissimilar Metal Micro-Joints,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, submitted.

Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., "Feasibility analysis of inter-laminar toughneing for improving delamination resistance," Manufacturing Letters, 1 (2013) pp. 33-37.

Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Inter-Laminar Reinforcement of Continuous Glass Fiber Composites," submitted to Composites Part A, 2013.

Hsu, S.-T. and Yao, Y. L., 2013, “Effect of Drug Loading and Laser Surface Melting on Drug Release Profile from Biodegradable Polymer,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2013 pp. 4147-4156.

Hsu, S.-T. and Yao, Y. L., 2013, “Effect of Drug Loading on Laser Modified Polymer Biodegradation,” Manufacturing Letters, 1 (2013) pp. 66-69.

Hsu, S.-T., Tan, H, and Yao, Y. L., 2012, “Effect of Laser Induced Crystallinity Modification on Biodegradation Profile of Poly(L-lactic Acid),” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 136, February, 2014.

Wang, H., Hsu, S.-T., Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., Chen, H., Azer, M.N., “Predictive Modeling for Glass-Side Laser Scribing of Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 135(5) 2013.

Hsu, S.-T., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Film Formation Method and Annealing on Morphology and Crystal Structure of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Films,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 136, April 2014.

Kongsuwan, P., Wang, H., Yao, Y.L., “Single Step Channeling of Glass by Femtosecond Laser,” Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 023114 (2012) (10 pages).

Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Joining of Continuous Glass Fiber Composite Pre-forms," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Feb 2013, Vol 135, 011014-1 to 10.

Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., Qiu, C., “Strength and Microstructure of Laser Fusion Welded Ti-SS Dissimilar Material Pair,” Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 66, Issue 1 (2013), Page 469-479.

Satoh, G., Huang, X., Ramirez, A.G., Yao, Y.L., “Characterization and Prediction of Texture in Laser Annealed NiTi Shape Memory Thin Films,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, October 2012, Vol. 134, 051006-1 to 11.

Wang, H., Kongsuwan, P, Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., “Femtosecond Laser-induced Simultaneous Surface Texturing and Crystallization of a-Si:H Thin Film: Morphology Study,” Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2013) 65:1691-1703.

Wang, H., Kongsuwan, P, Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., “Femtosecond Laser-induced Simultaneous Surface Texturing and Crystallization of a-Si:H Thin Film: Absorption and Crystallinity,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, June 2012, Vol. 134, 031006-1 to 10.

Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., "Laser Brazing of Dissimilar Metal Medical Devices," Industrial Laser Solutions for Manufacturing," May/June 2012, pp.28-30.

Kongsuwan, P, Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., “Transmission Welding of Glass by Femtosecond Laser: Mechanism and Fracture Strength,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, February 2012, Vol. 134, 011004-1 to 11.

Hsu, S.-T., Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Excimer Laser Irradiation on Crystallinity and Chemical Bounding of Biodegradable Polymer,” Polymer Degradation and Stability, 97 (2012) pp. 88-97.

Wang, H., Lusquiños, F., Yao, Y.L.,”Effect of hydrogen on surface texturing and crystallization of a-Si:H thin film irradiated by excimer laser,” Applied Physics A: Volume 107, Issue 2 (2012), Page 307-320.

Chen, Y., Wang, H., Zhang, J., Garty, G., Simaan, N., Yao, Y.L. and Brenner, D.J. “Automated Recognition of Robotic Manipulation Failures in High-Throughput Biodosimetry Tool," Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (2012), pp. 9602-9611.

Garty, G., Chen, Y., Turner, H., Zhang, J., Lyulko, O., Bertucci, A., Xu, Y., Wang, H, Simaan, N., Randers-Pehrson, G., Yao, Y.L., Brenner, D.J., "The RABiT: A Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool For Radiological Triage. II. Technological Developments,” International Journal of Radiation Biology, Special Issue on the Centers for Medical Countermeasures against Radiation (CMCR), 2011, Early Online, pp.1-15.

Turner, H.C., Brenner, D.J., Bertucci, A., Lyulko, O., Xu, Y., Schaefer, J., Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, H., Simaan, N., Randers-Perhrson, G., Yao, Y.L., Zenhausern, F., and Garty, G., “Adaptation of the γ-H2AX assay for automated processing in human lymphocytes”, Radiation Research, 175, 2011, pp. 281-290.

Vukelić, S., Kongsuwan, P., Ryu, S., Yao, Y. L., “Ultra Fast Laser Induced Structural Modification of Fused Silica. Part II: Spatially Resolved and Decomposed Raman Spectral Analysis” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, December 2010, Vol. 132, 061013-1 to 9.

Vukelić, S., Kongsuwan, P., Yao, Y. L., “Ultra-Fast Laser Induced Structural Modification of Fused Silica. Part I: Feature Formation Mechanisms,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, December 2010, Vol. 132, 061012-1 to 8.

Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Wang, H., Garty, G., Xu, Y., Lyulko, O.V., Turner, H.C., Randers-Pehrson, G., Simaan, N., Yao, Y.L. and Brenner, D.J. “Development of a Robotically-based Automated Biodosimetry Tool for High-throughput Radiological Triage," International Journal of Biomechatornics and Biomedical Robotics, 1(2), 2010, pp. 115-125.

Satoh, G., Birnbaum, A., Yao, Y.L.,“Annealing Effect on the Shape Memory Properties of Amorphous NiTi Thin Films,“ ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, October 2010, Vol. 132, 051004-1 to 9.

Kongsuwan, P, Vukelic, S., Wang, H., Yao, Y.L., “Characterization of Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Glass Interior Irradiated by Femtosecond Laser,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, August 2010, Vol. 132, 041009-1 to 10.

Birnbaum, A., Yao, Y.L., “The Effects of Laser Forming on Superelastic NiTi Shape Memory Alloys,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, August 2010, Vol. 132, 041002-1 to 8. (Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles – August 2010)

Vukelić, S., Noyan, I. C., Kysar, J. W., Yao, Y. L., “Characterization of Heterogeneous Response of Al Bicrystal Subject to Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Int. J. Experimental Mechanics, DOI 10.1007/s11340-010-9380-0, published online 23 July 2010.

Garty, G., Chen, Y., Salerno, A., Turner, H., Zhang, J., Lyulko, O.V., Xu, Y., Wang, H, Simaan, N., Randers-Pehrson, G., Yao, Y.L., Admundson, S., Brenner, D.J., “The RABIT:  A Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool for radiological Triage,” Health Physics Journal, 2010, vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 209-217 (9 pages).

Long, X., Cleveland, W.L., and Yao, Y. L., “Multiclass Detection Of Cells In Multicontrast Composite Images,” Computers in Biology and Medicine, 40 (2010) 168-178.

Vukelic, S., Wang, Y., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y. L., “Comparative Study of Symmetric and Asymmetric Deformation of Al Single Crystal Under Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vol.4, No.1, 2009, pp. 89-105.

A.J. Birnbaum, U.J. Chen, X. Huang, A.G. Ramirez, Y.L. Yao and J.S. Im, “On the Lateral Crystal Growth of Laser Irradiated NiTi Thin Films,” Applied Physics Letters, 94, 261908 (2009).

Bhatla, A., and Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Laser Surface Modification on Crystallinity of poly (lactic acid),” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Oct. 2009, Volume 131, Issue 5, 051004.

Birnbaum, A., Chung, U.-J., Huang, X., Im, J., Ramirez, A. G., and Yao, Y.L., “Substrate Temperature Effects on Laser Crystallized NiTi Thin Films,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 105, 073502 (2009).

Vukelic, S., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y. L., “Grain Boundary Response of Aluminum Bicrystal Under Microscale Laser Shock Peening,” Int J. of Solids and Structures, 46 (2009) 3323–3335.

Vukelić, S., Wang, Y., Kysar, J. W., and Yao, Y. L., (2009) “Dynamic Material Response of Aluminum Single Crystal Under Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Volume 131,  Issue 3, 031015 (10 pages).

Wang, Y. Vukelic, S., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y.L., “Spatially Resolved Characterization of Geometrically Necessary Dislocation Dependent Deformation in Microscale Laser Shock Peening," J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., August 2009, Volume 131, Issue 4, 041014 (9 pages).

Zhang, J., Birnbaum, A.J., Yao, Y.L., Xu, F., Lombardi, J.R., "Mechanism and Prediction of Laser Wet Cleaning of Marble Encrustation," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.130, Issue 3, 031012, 11 pages, 2008.

Wang, Y. Vukelic, S., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y.L., “Micro-scale Laser Peen Forming of a Single Crystal,” J. of Applied Physics, 103, 063525 (2008).

Long, X., Cleveland, W. L., and Yao, Y. L., “Multiclass Detection of Cell Mixture in Bright Field Images with Multiclass ECOC Probability Estimation,” Image and Vision Computing, 26, 2008, pp. 578-591.

Wang, Y, Kysar, J. W., and Yao, Y. L., "Analytical Solution of Anisotropic Plastic Deformation Induced by Micro-scale Laser Shock Peening", Mechanics of Materials, 40, 2008, pp. 100-114.

Fan, Y., Wang, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Numerical Investigation of Opposing Dual Sided Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,“ ASME J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol 129, April 2007, pp. 256-264.

Chen, H., Wang, Y., Kysar, J. W., Yao, Y. L., “Study of anisotropic character induced by microscale laser shock peening on a single crystal aluminum,” J. of Applied Physics, 101, 024904, 2007.

Jie Zhang, Andrew J. Birnbaum, Fen Xu, John R. Lombardi, Y. Lawrence Yao, "Effect of Fluence on the Discoloration of Marble Cleaned with UV Lasers"  Applied Surface Science, v 253, n 6, Jan 15, 2007, p 3083-3092.

Wang, Y., Fan, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Energy Level Effects on Deformation Mechanism in Micro-scale Laser Peen Forming”, SME J. of Manufacturing Process, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 2007, pp. 1-12.

Birnbaum, A. J., Cheng, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Effects of Clamping on Laser Forming Process”, ASME J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 129, Dec. 2007, pp. 1035-1044.

Wang, Y., Chen, H., Kysar, J. W., and Yao, Y. L., “Response of Thin Films and Substrate to Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 129, June 2007, pp. 485-496.

Fan, Y., Yang, Z., Cheng, P., Egland, K., and Yao, Y. L., “Investigation of Effect of Phase Transformations on Mechanical Behavior of AISI 1010 Steel in Laser Forming,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 129, FEBRUARY 2007, pp.110-116.

Cheng, P., Fan, Y., Zhang, J., Yao, Y. L., Mika, D., Graham, M., Zhang, W., Marte, J., Jones, M., “Laser Forming Process of Varying Thickness Plate – Part II: Process Synthesis,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 128, August 2006, pp. 642-650.

Cheng, P., Fan, Y., Zhang, J., Yao, Y. L., Mika, D., Graham, M., Zhang, W., Marte, J., Jones, M., “Laser Forming Process of Varying Thickness Plate – Part I: Process Analysis,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 128, August 2006, pp. 634-641.

Long, X., Cleveland, W. L., and Yao, Y. L., “Automatic Detection of Unstained Viable Cells in Bright Field Images Using a Support Vector Machine with an Improved Training Procedure,” Computers in Biology and Medicine, 36,  2006, pp. 339-362.

Zhang, J., Wang, Y., Cheng, P., and Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Pulsing Parameters on Laser Ablative Cleaning of Copper Oxides,” J. Applied Physics, 99, 064902, 2006, 11 pages.

Zhang, J., Cheng, P., Zhang, W., Graham, M., Jones, J., Jones, M., Yao, Y. L., “Effect of Scanning Schemes on Laser Tube Bending,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 128, 2006, pp. 20-33.

Cheng. P, and Yao, Y. L., “The Influence of Sheet Metal Anisotropy on Laser Forming Process,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 127, Issue 3, August 2005, pp.572-582.

Long, X., Cleveland, W. L., and Yao, Y. L., “Effective Automatic Recognition of Cultured Cells in Bright Field Images Using Fisher’s Linear Discriminant Preprocessing,” Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 23, 2005, pp.1203-1213.

Liu, C., and Yao, Y. L., "FEM-Based Process Design for Laser Forming of Doubly Curved Shapes,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2005, pp. 109-121.

Cheng, P., Yao, Y. L., Liu, C., Pratt, D., and Fan, Y., “Analysis and Prediction of Size Effect on Laser Forming of Sheet Metal,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 7, No. 1., 2005, pp.28-41.

Fan, Y., Yang, Z., Cheng, P, Egland, K., Yao, Y. L., “Effects of Phase Transformations on Laser Forming of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy,” J. Applied Physics, Vol. 98, Issue 1, 013518, 1 July 2005, 10 pages.

Fan, Y., Wang, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Wave-solid interactions in shock induced deformation processes,” J. Applied Physics, 98, Issue 10, 104904, 15 Nov 2005, 11 pages.

Long, X., Cleveland, W. L., and Yao, Y. L., “A New Preprocessing Approach to Cell Recognition,” IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol.9, No.3, 2005, pp.407-412.

Yao, Y. L., Cheng, G. J., Rajurkar , K. P., Kovacevic, R., Feiner, S., and Zhang, W., “Combined Research and Curriculum Development of Nontraditional Manufacturing,” European J. Engineering Education, Vol. 30-3, September 2005,  pp. 363-376.

Yao, Y. L., Cheng, G. J., Rajurkar , K. P., Kovacevic, R., Feiner, S., and Zhang, W., “A Web based Curriculum Development on Non Traditional Manufacturing with Interactive Features,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 21(3), 2005, pp. 546-553.

Chen, H., Yao, Y. L., Kysar, J. W., Noyan, I. C., and Wang, Y., “Fourier Analysis of X-ray Microdiffraction Profiles to Characterize Laser Shock Peened Metals,” Int. J. of Solids and Structures, Vol. 42, 2005, pp.3471-3485.

Yao, Y. L., Chen, H., and Zhang, W., “Time Scale Effects in Laser Material Removal --- A Review,“ Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, UK, Vol, 26, 2005, pp.598-608.

Chen, H., Wang, Y., Kysar, J. W., Yao, Y. L., “Advances in Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Tsinghua Science and Technology, Journal, Vol. 9, No. 5, Oct. 2004, pp.506-518.

Chen, H., Wang, Y., Kysar, J. W., Yao, Y. L., “Systematical Characterization of Material Response to Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Special Issue on Micro/Meso Manufacturing, ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.26, No.4, Nov. 2004, pp.740-749.

Chen, H., Kysar, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Characterization of Plastic Deformation Induced by Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” ASME Trans. J. of Applied Mechanics, Vol.71, No.3, 2004, pp.713-723.

Chen, H. and Yao, Y. L., “Modeling Schemes, Transiency, and Strain Measurement for Microscale Laser Shock Processing,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol.6, No.2, 2004, pp.155-169.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Process Synthesis of Laser Forming by Genetic Algorithms," Int. J. of Machine Tools and Manufacture, UK, Vol. 44, No.15, 2004, pp.1619-1628.

Chen, H., Yao, Y. L., and Kysar, J., “Spatially Resolved Characterization of Residual Stress Induced by Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 2, May 2004, pp.226-236.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Process Design of Laser Forming for Three Dimensional Thin Plates," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 2, May 2004, pp.217-225.

Zhang, W., Yao, Y. L., and I. C. Noyan, “Microscale Laser Shock Peening of Thin films, Part II:  High Spatial Resolution Material Characterization,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 1, Feb 2004, pp. 18-24.

Zhang, W., Yao, Y. L., and I. C. Noyan, “Microscale Laser Shock Peening of Thin Films, Part I: Experiment, Modeling and Simulation,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 1, Feb 2004, pp. 10-17.

Liu, C., Yao, Y. L., and Srinivasan, V., “Optimal Process Planning for Laser Forming of Doubly Curved Shapes,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 1, Feb 2004, pp. 1-9.

Liu, C., and Yao, Y. L., “Optimal and Robust Design of Laser Forming Process,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 4, No.1, 2002, pp. 52-66.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Microstructure Integrated Modeling of Multiscan Laser Forming," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 124, No. 2, May 2002, pp. 379-388.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Micro-scale Laser Shock Processing of Metallic Components,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 124, No. 2, May 2002, pp. 369-378.

Lu, X., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., "Experimental Investigation of Polymer Material Removal by Low Diffraction Laser Beam," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 124, No. 2, May 2002, pp. 475-480.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Micro-scale Laser Shock Processing: Modeling, Testing, and Microstructure Characterization,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 3, No.2, 2001, pp. 128-143.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., "Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Convex Laser Forming Process," SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 3, No.2, 2001, pp. 73-81.

Lu, X., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., "A Low Diffraction Laser Beam as Applied to Polymer Ablation," J. of Laser Applications, Laser Institute of America, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2001, pp.209-217.

Zhang, W., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., “Modeling and Analysis of UV Laser Micromachining of Copper,” Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology,  Pergamon, Vol. 18, 2001, pp.323-331.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., "Laser Bending of Tubes: Mechanism, Analysis, and Prediction," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 4, 2001, pp. 674-681.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Cooling Effects in Multiscan Laser Forming," SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol.3, No.1, 2001, pp. 60-72.

Chen, K., Yao, Y. L., and Modi, V., “Gas Dynamic Effects on Laser Cutting Quality,” SME J. of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2001, pp. 38-49.

Bao, J., and Yao, Y. L., "Analysis and Prediction of Edge Effects in Laser Bending," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 1, 2001, pp. 53-61.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., "Laser Forming with Constant Line Energy," Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology,  Pergamon, Vol. 17, 2001, pp. 196-203.

Abdul Majid, M. Z., Huang, Z., and Yao, Y. L., “Workspace Analysis of a Six-DOF, Three-PPSR Parallel Manipulator,” Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology,  Pergamon, Vol. 16, 2000, pp. 441-449.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., "Numerical and Experimental Study of Strain Rate Effects in Laser Forming," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 122, No. 3, 2000, pp. 445-451.

Chen, K., Yao, Y. L., and Modi, V., “Gas Jet - Workpiece Interactions in Laser Machining,” ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 122, No. 3, 2000, pp. 429-438.

Li, W., Bao, J., and Yao, Y. L., "Dimensional Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Laser-Formed Parts," Int. J. High Temperature Material Processes, Special Issue on Laser Materials Processing, edited by Yao, Y. L., invited paper, Vol. 4, No.2, 2000, pp.253-290.

Chen, K., and Yao, Y. L., “Interactive Effects of Reactivity and Melt Flow in Laser Machining,” Int. J. High Temperature Material Processes, Special Issue on Laser Materials Processing, edited by Yao, Y. L., invited paper, Vol. 4, No.2, 2000, pp.227-252.

Chen, K., and Yao, Y. L., “Process Optimization of Pulsed Laser Micromachining with Applications in Medical Device Manufacturing,” Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 16, 2000, pp.243-249.

Di Pietro, P., Yao, Y. L., and Jeromin, A., "Quality Optimization for Laser Machining under Transient Conditions,” J. Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Scientific, Vol. 97, 2000, pp.  158-167.

Chen, K, Yao, Y. L., and Modi, V., “Numerical Simulation of Oxidation Effects in Laser Cutting Process,” Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 15, 1999, pp. 835-842.

Yao, Y. L., and Cheng, W., "Model based Motion Planning of Robot Assembly of Non-Cylindrical Parts," Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 15, 1999, pp. 683-691.

Chen, K, and Yao, Y. L., “Striation Formation and Melt Removal in Laser Cutting Process,” J. Manufacturing Processes, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999, pp. 43-53.

Huang, Z., and Yao, Y. L., “A New Closed-Form Kinematics of the Generalized 3-DOF Spherical Parallel Manipulator,” Robotica, Cambridge Univ. Press, Vol. 17, 1999, pp. 475-485.

Huang, Z., and Yao, Y. L., “Extension of Usable Workspace of Rotational Axes in Robot Planning,” Robotica, Cambridge Univ. Press, Vol. 17, 1999, pp. 293-301.

Soltz, M., Yao, Y. L., and Ish-Shalom, J., “Investigation of a 2-D Planar Motor Based Machine Tool Motion System,” Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 39, 1999, pp. 1157-1169.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., "Improving Laser Cutting Quality for Two-Dimensional Contoured Paths," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 120, No. 3,  1998, pp. 590-599.

Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., "In-Process Evaluation of Overall Machining Performance via a Single Data Source," ASME Trans. J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 119, No. 3, 1997, pp. 444-447.

Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., "Appropriate Introduction of Computer Control to Mechanical Engineering Students," Int. J. of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol. 23, No. 4, 1995, pp. 273-284.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., "A New Technique to Characterize and Predict Laser Cut Striations," Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 35, No. 7, 1995, pp. 993-1002.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., "A Numerical Investigation into Cutting Front Mobility in CO2 laser Cutting," Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 35, No. 5, 1995, pp. 673-688.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., "Effects of Workpiece Boundary and Motion on Laser Cutting Front Phenomena," J. Materials Processing Technology, Elsevier Scientific, Vol. 44, 1994, pp. 237-245.

Korayem, M. H., Yao, Y. L., and Basu, A., "Application of Symbolic Manipulation to Inverse Dynamics and Kinematics of Elastic Robots,” Int. J. Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1994, pp. 343-350.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., "An Investigation into Characterizing and Optimizing Laser Cutting Quality - A Review," Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 34, No. 3, 1994, pp. 225-243.

Yao, Y. L., Korayem, M. H., and Basu, A., "Maximum Allowable Load of Flexible Manipulators for Given Dynamic Trajectory," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Int. J., Pergamon, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1993, pp. 301-309.

Yao, Y. L., and Fang, X. D., "Assessment of Chip Forming Patterns with Tool Wear Progression in Machining via Neural Networks," Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 33, No. 1, 1993, pp. 89-102.

Yao, Y. L., and Mohd Yusoff, M. R., "A CAD Based Error Mapping and Layout Facility for Precision Robotic Operations," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Int. J., Pergamon, Vol. 9, No. 6, 1992, pp. 505-511.

Weston, K. C. and Yao, Y. L., "Integrating Robotics and Solid Modeling in a Sophomore Design Project," ASEE Journal Computers in Education,  Vol. 9, No. 4, 1989, pp. 64-70.

Yao, Y. L., and Fang, X. D., "Modeling of Multivariate Time Series for Tool Wear Estimation in Finish-Machining," Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture, Pergamon, Vol. 32, No. 4, 1992, pp. 495-508.

Yao, Y. L., Fang, X. D., and Arndt, G., "On-line Estimation of Groove Wear in the Minor Cutting Edge for Finish-Machining"  Annals of CIRP (Int. Federation of Production Research), Vol. 40, No. 1, 1991, pp. 41-44.

Yao, Y. L., "Transient Lateral Motion of Robots in Cylindrical Part Mating," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Int. J., Pergamon, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1991, pp. 103-111.

Fang, X. D., Yao, Y. L., and Arndt, G., "Monitoring Groove Wear Development via Stochastic Modeling and Analysis of 3-D Vibration," Wear, Elsevier Scientific, Vol. 151, 1991, pp. 143-156.

Yao, Y. L., Fang, X. D., and Arndt, G., "Comprehensive Tool Wear Estimation in Finish-Machining via Multivariate Time-Series Analysis of 3-D Cutting Forces," Annals of CIRP (Int. Federation of Production Research), Vol. 39, No. 1, 1990, pp. 57-60.

Yao, Y. L., and Wu, S. M., "Recursive Calibration of Industrial Manipulators by Adaptive Filtering," ASME Trans. J. of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 117, No. 3, 1995, pp. 406-411.

Yao, Y. L., and Wu, S. M., "Development of An Adaptive Position/Force Controller for Robot-Automated Composite Tape-layering," ASME Trans. J. of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 115, No. 3, 1993, pp. 352-358.

 

 

Refereed Conference Publications

Brandal, G., Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., Naveed, S., “Effects of Interfacial Geometry on Laser Joining of Dissimilar  NiTI to Stainless Steel Wires,” Proc. of MSEC 2013, Madison, WI, June 10-14, 2013, paper # MSEC2013-1204.

Wang, H., Yao, Y.L., Chen, H., “Removal Mechanism and Defect Characterization for Glass-Side Laser Scribing of CdTe/CdS Multilayer in Solar Cells,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 41, Madison, WI, June 10-14, 2013.

Satoh, G., Brandal, G., Naveed, S., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Autogenous Brazing of Biocompatible, Dissimilar Metals in Tubular Geometries,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 41, Madison, WI, June 10-14, 2013.

Vukelic, S. Kongsuwan, P., Yao, Y.L., “Investigation of the morphology of the features generated via femtosecond lasers in the interior of a bovine cornea sections,” SPIE BiOS: Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XXIV Conference, 2 February 2013 to 7 February 2013, San Francisco, California, Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8579, article id. 857904, 10 pp. (2013).

Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Joining of Through Thickness Reinforced Glass Fiber Composite Pre-forms,” Proc. 31st Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘12), September 23-27, 2012, Aneheim, CA.

Hsu, S.-T., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Laser Irradiation on Biodegradation of Biodegradable Polymer,” Proc. 31st Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘12), September 23-27, 2012, Aneheim, CA.

Satoh, G., Naveed, S., Yao, Y.L., “Joining of Dissimilar Metal Tubes by Laser Autogenous Brazing,” Proc. 31st Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘12), September 23-27, 2012, Aneheim, CA.

Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Joining of Continuous Glass Fiber Composite Pre-forms,” Proc. of MSEC 2012, Notre Dame, IN, June 4-8, 2012, paper # MSEC2012-7304.

Wang, H., Hsu, S.-T., Tan, H., Yao, Y.L., Chen, H., Azer, M.N., “Predictive Modeling for Glass-Side Laser Scribing of Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 40, Notre Dame, IN, June 4-8, 2012.

Kongsuwan, P., Wang, H., Yao, Y.L., “Single Step Channeling of Glass by Femtosecond Laser,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 40, Notre Dame, IN, June 4-8, 2012.

Wang, H., Lusquiños, F., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Hydrogen on Surface Texturing and Crystallization of a-Si:H Thin Film Irradiated by Excimer Laser,” Proc. 30th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘11), October 23-27, 2011, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Hsu, S.-T., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Excimer Laser Irradiation of Biodegradable Polymer on Its Chemical Bonding,” Proc. 30th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘11), October 23-27, 2011, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., “Laser Autogenous Brazing – A New Method for Joining Dissimilar Metals,” Proc. 30th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘11), October 23-27, 2011, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Hsu, S.-T., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Film Formation Method and Annealing on Morphology and Crystal Structure of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Films,” Proc. of MSEC 2011, Corvallis, OR, June 13-17, 2011, paper # MSEC2011-50205.

Wang, H., Kongsuwan, P., Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., “Effect of Processing Medium and Condition on Absorption Enhancement of Femtosecond Laser Treated a-Si:H Thin Film,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 39, Corvallis, OR, June 13-17, 2011.

Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., Qiu, C., “Strength and Microstructure of Laser Fusion Welded Ti-SS Dissimilar Material Pair,” Proc. of North American Manufacturing Research Institution/SME, Vol. 39, Corvallis, OR, June 13-17, 2011.

Wang, H., Kongsuwan, P., Satoh, G., Yao, Y.L., Femtosecond Laser-Induced Surface Texturing And Crystallization Of A-Si:H Thin Film, Proc. MSEC 2010, Erie, PA, Oct. 2010, paper # MSEC2010-34250.

Satoh, G., Huang, X., Ramirez, A.G., Yao, Y.L., “Characterization and Prediction of Texture in Laser Annealed NiTi Shape Memory Thin Films,” Proc. MSEC 2010, Erie, PA, Oct. 2010, paper # MSEC2010-34250.

Kongsuwan, P., Wang, H., Yao, Y.L., “Transmission Welding of Glasses by Femtosecond Laser: Structural and Mechanical Properties,” Proc. 29th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘10), September 27-30, 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Youhua Chen, Jian Zhang, Hongliang Wang, Guy Garty, Yanping Xu, Oleksandra Victorovna Lyulko, Helen Turner, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Nabil Simaan, Y. Lawrence Yao and D. J. Brenner “RABiT - Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool for High Throughput Radiological Triage,” IDETC09, August 30 to Sept 2, 2009, San Diego, CA.

Youhua Chen, Jian Zhang, Hongliang Wang, Guy Garty, Yanping Xu, Oleksandra V Lyulko, Helen C Turner, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Nabil Simaan, Y Lawrence Yao, DJ Brenner, “Design and Preliminary Validation of a Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool for High Throughput Radiological Triage,” Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 2009.

Kongsuwan, P., Vukelic, S., Yao, Y.L., “Characterization of Mechanical Properties and Morphology of Glass Irradiated by Femtosecond Laser,” Proc. 28th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘09), Orlando FL, Nov. 2009.

AJ Birnbaum, G Satoh, YL Yao, “Functionally grading the shape memory response in NiTi films: Laser irradiation,” Journal of Applied Physics 106 (4), 043504-043504-8, 2009.

Satoh, G., Birnbaum, A., and Yao, Y.L., “Aging Heat Treatments of Amorphous NiTi Thin Films to Control Shape Memory Properties,” Proc. MSEC 2009, West Lafayette, IN, Oct. 2009.

Siniša Vukelić, Jeffrey W. Kysar, Y. Lawrence Yao, “Comparison Of Anisotropic And Inertial Effects In Single Crystals Under Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Transactions of NAMRC 37, Greenville, SC, May 2009, pp.467-474.

Satoh, G., Birnbaum, A., and Yao, Y. L., “Effect of Annealing Parameters on the Shape Memory Properties of NiTi Thin Films,” Proc. 27th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘08), Temecula, CA, Oct. 2008, paper P126 on CD, Poster Presentation Gallery, pp. 100-109.

Birnbaum, A., Satoh, G., and  Yao, Y. L., “Pre-Heated Substrate Effects on Melt-Mediated Laser Crystallization of NiTi Thin Films,” Proc. 27th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘08), Temecula, CA, Oct. 2008,  paper M703 on CD. Laser Microprocessing Conf, pp. 332-341. (won the 3rd Place Award in Student Paper Contest)

Vukelic, S., Gao, B., Ryu, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Structural Modification of Amorphous Fused Silica under Femtosecond Laser Irradiation,” Proc. MSEC 2008, Evanston, IL, Oct. 2008.

Wang, Y. Vukelic, S., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y.L., “Spatially Resolved Characterization of GNDs Dependent Deformation in Micro scale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. MSEC 2008, Evanston, IL, Oct. 2008.

Bhatla, A., and Yao, Y.L., “Laser Surface Treatment of a Biodegradable Polymer at Varying Fluences,” Transactions of NAMRC 36, Monterrey, Mexico, May 2008, pp. 25-32.

Birnbaum, A., Chung, U.-J., Huang, X, Ramirez, A.G., Polvino, S., Im, J., and Yao, Y.L., “Melt-Mediated Laser Crystallization of Thin Film NiTi Shape Memory Alloys,” Proc. 25th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘07), Orlando, FL, Oct. 2007

Wang, Y., Fan, Y., Kysar, J.W., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y.L., “ Micro-scale Laser Peen Forming of a Single Crystal,” Proc. 25th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘07), Orlando, FL, Oct. 2007,  paper #M405 on CD.

Vukelic, S., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y. L., “Grain Boundary Response of Aluminum Bicrystal Under Microscale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. MSEC 2007, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2007.

Salerno, A., J. Zhang, A. Bhatla, O. V. Lyulko, J. Nie, A. Dutta, G. Garty,  N. Simaan, G. Randers-Pehrson, Y. L. Yao and D. J. Brenner, “Design Considerations for a Minimally Invasive High-Throughput Automation System for Radiation Biodosimetry,” Proc. the 3rd IEEE Conf on Automation Sci and Eng, Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 22-25, 2007, pp. 846-852.

Guy Garty, Gerhard Randers-Pehrson, Nabil Simaan, Alessio Salerno, Aparajita Dutta, Jing Nie, Giuseppe Schettino, Sasha Lyulko, Jian Zhang, Anubha Bhathala, Lawrence Yao, David J. Brenner, “Development of an ultrahigh-throughput robotically-based biodosimetry workstation using in-situ assays,” The 13th International Congress on Radiation Research, San Francisco, CA, July 8-12, 2007, abstract only.

Fan, Y, Wang, Y, Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y. L., “Microscale Laser Peen Forming of Single Crystal: Dynamic Deformation and Anisotropy,” Transactions of NAMRC 35, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2007, pp. 283-390.

Vukelic, S., Wang, Y., Kysar, J.W., and Yao, Y. L., “Comparative Study of Symmetric and Asymmetric Deformation of Al Single Crystal Under Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. 24th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘06), Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2006,  paper #M604 on CD.

Zhang, J., Birnbaum, A.J., Yao, Y.L., Xu, F., Lombardi, J.R., "Mechanism and Prediction of Laser Wet Cleaning of Marble Encrustation," Proc. 24th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘06), Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2006,  paper #P514 on CD.

Birnbaum, A., Yao, Y.L., “The Effects of Laser Forming on Superelastic NiTi Shape Memory Alloys,” Proc. 24th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘06), Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2006, paper #P529 on CD.

Zhang, J., Birnbaum, A.J., and Yao, Y.L., "Effect of Fluence on the Discoloration of Marble Cleaned with UV Lasers"  Proc. MSEC 2006, Yipsilanti, MI, Oct. 2006, 10p.

Fan, Y., Wang, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Numerical Investigation of Opposing Dual Sided Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,“ Proc. MSEC 2006, Yipsilanti, MI, Oct. 2006, 10p.

Wang, Y., Fan, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Energy Level Effects on Deformation Mechanism in Micro-scale Laser Peen Forming”, Transactions of NAMRC 34, Milwaukee, WI, May 23-27, 2006, pp. 119-126.

Cheng, P., Birnbaum, A. J., Yao, Y. L., Yang, Z., Egland, K., “Correction of Butt-Welding Induced Distortion by Laser Forming”, Transactions of NAMRC 34, Milwaukee, WI, May 23-27, 2006, pp. 579-586.

Zhang, W., Azer, M., Erikson, C., Farrell, B., Graham, M., Jones, M., Yao, Y. L., Zhang, J.,“Large Diameter and Thin Wall Laser Tube Bending,“ Proc. 23rd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘05): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Miami, FL, Oct. 2005, pp. 64-73.

Birnbaum, A. J., Cheng, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Effects of Clamping Method on the Laser Forming Process,” Proc. 23rd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘05): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Miami, FL, Oct. 2005, pp. 22-31.

Fan, Y., Wang, Y., Vukelic, S., and Yao, Y. L., “Wave-solid Interactions in Shock Induced Deformation Processes,” Proc. 23rd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘05): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Miami, FL, Oct. 2005, pp. 479-488.

Zhang, J., Cheng, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Effect of Pulse Parameters on Laser Cleaning of Copper Oxides,” Proc. 23rd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘05): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Miami, FL, Oct. 2005, pp. 276-285.

Fan, Y., Yang, Z., Cheng, P, Egland, K., Yao, Y. L., ”Effects of Phase Transformations on Laser Forming of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy,” Transactions of NAMRC 33, New York, NY, May 24-27, 2005, pp.235-242.

Cheng, P., Fan, Y., Zhang, J., Mika, D., Graham, M., Zhang, W., Marte, J., Jones, M., Yao, Y. L., “Analyiss and Synthesis of Laser Forming Process of Varying Thickness Plate,” Transactions of NAMRC 33, New York, NY, May 24-27, 2005, pp.227-234.

Cheng, P., Birnbaum, A. J., Yao, Y. L., Mika, D., Graham, M., Zhang, W., Marte, J., Jones, M., “Laser Forming of Complex Structures,” International Workshop on Thermal Forming, Bremen, Germany, April 2005, pp.221-237.

Long, X., Cleveland, W. L., and Yao, Y. L., “Effective Automatic Recognition of Cultured Cells in Bright Field Images Using Fisher’s Linear Discriminant Preprocessing,” Proc. IMECE 2004, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2004, on CD.

Chen, H., Kysar, J. W., Yao, Y. L., and Wang, Y., “Experimental Characterization and Simulation of Three Dimensional

 Induced by Microscale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. IMECE 2004, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2004, on CD.

Kysar, J. W., Chen, H. Q. and Yao, Y. L., “Microscale Laser Shock Processing of Metals: Characterization of lattice rotation fields and measurement of induced residual stresses,” Proc. 12th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM12), Bari, Italy, August 2004.

Fan, Y., Yang, Z., Cheng, P., Egland, K., and Yao, Y.L., “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Behavior of Steel in Laser Forming,” Proc. 22nd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘04): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2004, on CD.

Wang, Y., Chen, H., Kysar, J. W., and Yao, Y. L., “Response of Thin Films and Substrate to Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. 22nd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘04): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2004, on CD.

Zhang, J., Cheng, P., Zhang, W., Graham, M., Jones, J., Jones, M., Yao, Y. L., “Effect of Scanning Schemes on Laser Tube Bending,” Proc. 22nd  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘04): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2004, on CD.

Yao, Y. L., Cheng, P., Pratt, D., and Fan, Y., “Advances in Laser Forming Research,” Proc. ICFDM’04 (The 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing), Xi’an, China, June 21-23, 2004, pp. 740-741 for abstract and full paper in an accompanying CD.

Cheng, P., Yao, Y. L., Liu, C., Pratt, D., and Fan, Y., “Analysis and Prediction of Size Effect on Laser Forming of Sheet Metal,” Transactions of NAMRC 32, Charlotte, NC, June 1-4, 2004, pp. 439-446.

Chen, H., Yao, Y. L., Kysar, J. W., Noyan, I. C., and Wang, Y., “Fourier Analysis of X-ray Microdiffraction Profiles to Characterize Laser Shock Peened Metals,” Transactions of NAMRC 32, Charlotte, NC, June 1-4, 2004, pp. 351-358.

Chen, H. and Yao, Y. L., and Kysar, J., “Spatially Resolved Characterization of Residual Stress Induced by Micro Scale Laser Shock Peening,” Proc. 21st  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘03): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Jacksonville, FL, Oct. 2003, (won the 1st Place Award in Student Paper Contest).

Cheng. P, and Yao, Y. L., “The Influence of Sheet Metal Anisotropy on Laser Forming Process,” Proc. 21st  Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘03): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Jacksonville, FL, Oct. 2003.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Process Design of Laser Forming for Three Dimensional Thin Plates," Proc. Lasers in Manufacturing 2003, organized by WLT, Munich, Germany, June 2003.

Yao, Y. L., Rajurkar , K. P., Kovacevic, R., Zhang, W., and Cheng, J., “Combined Research and Curriculum Development: Nontraditional Manufacturing,” Proc. NSF Workshop on Unsolved Problems and Research Needs in Thermal Aspects of Material Removal Processes, Oklahoma State University, June 10-12, 2003, pp. 366-374.

Yao, Y. L., Chen, H., and Zhang, W., “Thermal Aspects in Laser Materials Processing,” Proc. NSF Workshop on Unsolved Problems and Research Needs in Thermal Aspects of Material Removal Processes, Oklahoma State University, June 10-12, 2003, pp. 247-256.

Liu, C. and Yao, Y. L., “FEM based Process Design for 3D Laser Forming,” Transactions of NAMRC XXXI, Hamilton, ON, May 2003, pp. 79-86.

Chen, H. and Yao, Y. L., “Modeling Schemes, Transiency, and Strain Measurement for Microscale Laser Shock Processing,” Transactions of NAMRC XXXI, Hamilton, ON, May 2003, pp. 589-596.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Laser Shock Processing (LSP) of Metal Thin Films,” Proc. 20th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘02): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2002, on CD.

Liu, C., and Yao, Y. L., “Optimal Development of Doubly Curved Surfaces for Laser Forming Process,” Proc. 20th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘02): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 2002, on CD.

Yao, Y. L., and Liu, C., “Design for Reliability: Case Studies in Manufacturing Process Synthesis,” Proc. ICQR 2002 (The 3rd Int. Conf. on Quality and Reliability), August, 2002, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 271-276.

Yao, Y. L., Zhang, W., and Chen, H., “Advances in Micro-Scale Laser Peening Technology,” Proc. ICFDM’02 (The 5th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing), Dalian, China, July 12, 2002, pp. 6-15 (won Best Paper Award).

Liu, C., and Yao, Y. L., “Optimal and Robust Design of Laser Forming Process,” Transactions of NAMRC XXX, West Lafayette, IN, May 2002, pp. 39-46.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Micro-scale Laser Shock Processing: Modeling, Testing, and Microstructure Characterization,” Transactions of NAMRC XXX, West Lafayette, IN, May 2002, pp. 543-550.

Deng, Q., Hu, D., Pei, J., Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Experimental Study of Forming Rene95 Alloy Parts by Laser Cladding,” Proc. ASME IMECE 2001, CD Vol. 3, Nov. 2001.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Microstructure Integrated Modeling of Multiscan Laser Forming,” Proc. ASME IMECE 2001, CD Vol. 3, Nov. 2001.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Modeling and Simulation Improvement in Laser Shock Processing,” Proc. 20th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘01): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Jacksonville, FL, Oct. 2001, on CD.

Cheng, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Process Synthesis of Laser Forming via Genetic Algorithm,” Proc. 20th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘01): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Jacksonville, FL, Oct. 2001, on CD.

Zhang, W, and Yao, Y. L., “Feasibility Study of Inducing Desirable Residual Stress Distribution in Laser Micromachining,” Transactions of NAMRC XXIX, Gaithersburg, FL, May 2001, pp. 413-420.

Cheng, J, and Yao, Y. L., “Cooling Effects in Multiscan Laser Forming,” Transactions of NAMRC XXIX, Gaithersburg, FL, May 2001, pp. 119-126.

Zhang, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Improvement of Laser Induced Residual Stress Distributions via Shock Waves,” Proc. 19th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘00): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Detroit, Oct. 2000, pp. E183-191.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Buckling Based Laser Forming Process: Concave or Convex,” Proc. 19th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘00): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Detroit, Oct. 2000, pp. D220-239.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Laser Induced Tube Bending,” Proc. 19th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘00): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Detroit, Oct. 2000, pp. D53-62.

Zhang, W., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., “Analysis and Prediction of a UV Laser Micro-Machining Process,” Proc. 19th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ‘00): Conf. on Laser Microfacrication, Detroit, Oct. 2000, pp. A91-100.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., "Convex Laser Forming with High Certainty," Transactions of NAMRC XXVIII, Lexington, KY, May 2000, pp. 33-38 , (won Best Paper Award).

Bao, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Analysis and Prediction of Edge Effects in Laser Bending,” Proc. 18th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’99): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, San Diego, Nov., 1999, pp. C186-195.

Lu, X., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., “A Low Diffraction Laser Beam as Applied to Polymer Ablation,” Proc. 18th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’99): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, San Diego, Nov., 1999, pp. A253-162.

Chen, K., Yao, Y. L., and Modi, V., “Gas Effects on Laser Cut Quality,” Proc. 18th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’99): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, San Diego, Nov., 1999, pp. C115-124.

Li, W., and Yao, Y. L., “Effects of Strain Rate in Laser Forming,” Proc. 18th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’99): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, San Diego, Nov., 1999, pp. F107-116.

Bao, J., and Yao, Y. L., “Study of Edge Effects in Laser Bending,” Proc. ASME IMECE 1999, Symposium on Advanced in Metal Forming, Nashville, TN, Nov. 1999, Vol. MED-10, pp.  941-948.

Abdul Majid, M. Z., Huang, Z., and Yao, Y. L., “Workspace Analysis of a New Parallel Manipulator,” North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME (NAMRC XXVII), Berkeley, CA, May 18-21, 1999, pp. 305-310.

Chen, K., Yao, Y. L., and Modi, V., “Numerical Simulation of Gas Jet Effects in Laser Materials Processing,” Proc. 17th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’98): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, Orlando, FL, Nov. 16 –19, 1998, Section B, pp. 120-129.

Chen, K. and Yao, Y. L., “Numerical Investigation of Oxidation in Laser Cutting of Mild Steel,” Proc. 16th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’97): Conf. On Laser Materials Processing, San Diego, CA, 1997, Sec. B, pp.  37-45.

Chen, K. and Yao, Y. L., “Striation Formation and Surface Finish in Laser Cutting of Mild Steel,” Manufacturing Science and Engineering, MED-Vol.  6-1, ASME IMECE ’97, Dallas, TX, 1997, pp. 301-307.

Di Pietro, P., Yao, Y. L., and Chen, K., “An Experimental Study of On-line Estimation of Striations in Laser Cutting Process,” the 25th North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME (NAMRC XXV), Lincoln, NE, 1997, pp. 105-110.

Huang, Z., and Yao, Y. L., “Extension of Usable Workspace of Rotational Axes in Robot Planning,” the 25th North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME (NAMRC XXV), Lincoln, NE, 1997, pp. 125-130.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Model-Based Process Planning for Laser Cutting Operations under Unsteady-State Conditions,” Proc. 15th Int. Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO ’96): Conf. on Laser Materials Processing, Southfield, MI, 1996,  pp. 20-29.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Reducing the Transient Effects in Laser Cutting via Model-Based Optimization As Applied to Cornering Cuts,” the 24th North American Manufacturing Research Conference of SME (NAMRC XXIV),  Ann Arbor, MI, 1996, pp. 217-222.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Improving Laser Cutting Quality for Two-Dimensional Contoured Paths via Model-Based Optimization,” Proc. The First Regional Symposium on Manufacturing Science and Technology,  Stony Brook, NY, 1995, pp. 100-117.

Lee, T. C., Pullman, S. L., Yao, Y. L., Wang, Y., Fahn, S., and Pedersen, S. F., “Evaluating Patients with Parkinson Disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia with Artificial Neural Network Paradigms,” 1995 ANN.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Model-Based Quality Optimization for Laser Cutting under Transient Conditions,” Manufacturing Science and Engineering, ASME IMECE, MED Vol.  2-1, San Francisco, 1995, pp. 29-53.

Nastatos, P, Yao, Y. L., and Fang, X. D., “Design of Variable Feedrate Profiles for Milling Operations over Slots and Holes,” Proc. The First S. M. Wu Symposium on Manufacturing Sciences, Evanston, IL, 1994, pp. 75-81.

Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., “In-Process Evaluation of Overall Machining Performance via a Single Data Source,” Proc. The First S. M. Wu Symposium on Manufacturing Sciences, Evanston, IL, 1994, pp. 185-192.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “Effects of Workpiece Boundary and Motion on Laser Cutting Front Phenomena,” Proc. Int. Conf. on Advanced Mfg. Tech., Malaysia, 1994, pp.  181-189.

Yao, Y. L., “Industry Based Learning for Future Manufacturing Engineers,” Proc. 5th Conf. Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Auckland, NZ, 1993, pp. 416-421.

Di Pietro, P., and Yao, Y. L., “A New Technique to Characterize and Predict Laser Cut Striations,” Proc. Australian Conf. on Mfg. Engng., IEAust., Vol.  93/13, Adelaide, Australia, 1993, pp.  327-333.

Korayem, M.H., Yao, Y. L., and Basu, A., “Symbolic Derivation and Dynamic Simulation of Flexible Manipulators,” Proc. Int. Conf. on Intelligent Control and Instrumentation, Singapore, 1992, pp. 352-357.

Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., “A Neural Network-based Machining Adaptive Control System,” Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Technology, HK, 1991, pp. 309-311.

Yao, Y. L., and Fang, X. D., “Real-Time Expert System for Intelligent Monitoring and Diagnosis of Automated Machining Systems,” Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Manufacturing Technology, HK, 1991, pp. 225-227.

Korayem, M. H., Yao, Y. L., and Basu, A., “Dynamic Load Carrying Capacity for a Multi-Link Flexible Arm,” Proc. Int. Conf. Control and Robotics, Vancouver, 1992, pp. 79-82.

Korayem, M. H., Yao, Y. L., and Basu, A., “Load Carrying Capacity for a Two-Link Planar Flexible Arm,” Proc.  13th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Winnipeg, 1991, Vol. 2, pp. 664-665.

Siores, E., Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., “Intelligent Design for Manufacturing Employing Knowledge Based Expert Systems,” Proc. Int. Conf. on Information Technology for Advanced Manufacturing Systems,  G. J. Olling and Z. Deng (ed.), N. H Publications, Vol. B-1, Nanjing, China, 1991, pp. 301-308.

Yunus, A.M., and Yao, Y. L., “Optimum Tool Path Generation for CNC Machining of Concave Sculptured Surfaces,” Proc. MECH’91, Conference 3: Competitive Manufacturing, July 8-12, 1991, Sydney, 3:pp. 72-76.

Fang, X. D., Yao, Y. L., and Arndt, G., “Tool Wear Estimation by Autoregressive Spectrum Analysis,” Proc. 1990 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing, Melbourne, 1990, Vol. 2, pp. 834-841.

Fang, X. D., and Yao, Y. L., “Expert-System-Supported On-Line Tool Wear Monitoring,” Proc. Int. Conf on Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Malaysia, 1990, pp. 77-84.

Laszlo, N., Cook, C., Arndt, G., and Yao, Y. L., “Development of a Computer Supervisory Control System for an Educational FMS,” Proc.  The 4th Conf. on Control Engineering, IEAust, Gold Coast, Australia, 1990, pp. 215-219.

Yao, Y. L., “Time Series Analysis – A Tool for Preventive Maintenance,” Proc. of The 7th National Maintenance Management Conf., Melbourne and Sydney, 1990, pp. 107-122.

Yao, Y. L., and Magdy, M., “Implicit Self-Tuning Control of Cutting Forces with Spindle Disturbance Accommodation in Turning Operations,” Proc. 5th International Conf. On Manufacturing Engineering, IEAust, Wollongong, Australia, 1990, Vol. 2, pp. 338-343.

Yao, Y. L., Fang, X. D., and Rudziejewski, R., “Analysis of Dynamic Components of 3-D Cutting Forces in Oblique Machining,” Proc. 5th International Conf. On Manufacturing Engineering, IEAust, Wollongong, Australia, 1990, Vol. 2, pp. 349-353.

Yao, Y. L., “Transient Compliance Motion of Assembly Robots,” Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Advances in  Manufacturing Technologies, IprodE, Singapore, 1989, pp. 1-12. 

Yao, Y. L., Jawahir, I. S., Jamieson, D., and Fang, X. D., “Computer Animation of Chip Flow and Chip Curl in an Expert Process Planning System for Metal Machining,” Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, Vol. 18, 1990, pp. 161-166.

Yao, Y. L., and Wu, S. M., “Recursive Robot Calibration by Adaptive Filtering,” Proc. of USA-Japan Symposium on Flexible Automation, Minneapolis, 1988, Vol. 2, pp. 1081-1086.

Yao, Y. L., and Wu, S. M., “Adaptive Position/Force Control of Industrial Manipulators for Automated Composite Tape-laying,” Proc. of ASME Manufacturing International ‘88, Atlanta, 1988, Vol. 3, pp. 17-23.

Yao, Y. L., and Wu, S. M., “Identification of Hydraulic Servo-controlled Systems,” Proc. of ASME/AWM: Sensors and Controls for Automated Manufacturing and Robotics, edited by K. A. Stelson and L. M. Sweet, New Orleans, 1984, pp. 167-177.