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Andrew Tilstra

Main research topic:

Design of flexible products and systems that can change and evolve

Current research work:

  • Applying flexibility for future evolution research to an industrial case study

Papers:

Keese, D. A.; Tilstra, A. H.; Seepersad, C. C.; Wood, K. L., 2007, "Empirically-Derived Principles for Designing Products with Flexibility for Future Evolution," in Proceedings of ASME IDETC/CIE,  Las Vegas, Nevada

Tilstra, A. H., 2007, "Review and Application of Research in Product Flexibility for Future Evolution," M.S. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Tilstra, A. H.; Seepersad, C. C.; Wood, K. L., 2008, "Empirically-Derived Principles for Design Products with Flexibility for Future Evolution," in Proceedings of NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, Tennesse

 

 

Graduate courses taken:

  • Product Design, Development, and Prototyping

  • Modeling of Physical Systems

  • Robotics and Automation

  • Engineering Design Theory and Mathematical Techniques

  • Design of Complex Engineering Systems

  • Analytical Methods of Engineers

  • Computer Fundamentals for Manufacturing

Education:

BS Mechanical Engineering with High Distinction, The University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology, Minneapolis, MN 2005

Contact info:

tilstra@mail.utexas.edu