#### Gene Hou

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Kaufman Hall

Norfolk, 23529

Gene Hou joined Old Dominion University right after graduation from University of Iowa in 1983 and was promoted to the rank of full professor in August 1996.

**Ph.D.** in Mechanical Engineering, Design/Mechanics, University of Iowa, (1982)

**M.S.** in Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, (1976)

**B.S.** in Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, (1974)

## Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

- Newman, B. A., Bao, H. P., Dean, A. W., Hou, G. J.W.. and Baysal, O. "Scholarships for Future Marine Engineering Workforce Professionals, Scientists, and Industry Leaders" $119800. August 2008 - August 2012
- Hao, J. Z., Hou, G. J.W.. and Young, D. "Robust Design of High Performance MEMS Resonators " $343762. September 2008 - October 2011
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Baysal, O. "NSF SME Schalarship" $599000. September 2007 - August 2011
- Demuren, A. O. and Hou, G. J.W.. "High Performance Planning Hulls" $40000. October 1, 2007 - December 31, 2008
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Development of Dynamic Environment Simulation Laboratory" $55000. December 2007 - October 2008
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Demuren, A. O. "Methodology for Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of High Performance Planing Hull" $40000. November 2007 - October 2008
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Bawab, S. "Motion Induced Fatigue Analysis" $160000. August 2007 - August 2008
- Lin, C., Bawab, S., Hou, G. J.W.., Onate, J. A., Ringleb, S. I. and Edison, T. "Modeling and Validation of an Orthotic Knee Brace System" $95000. Old Dominion University. July 2007 - December 2007
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Bawab, S. "Modeling and Validation of An Orthotic Knee Brace System for Impact Analysis in High Speed Boats" $95000. July 2007 - December 2007
- Lin, C. and Hou, G. J.W.. "Development of Dynamic Environment Simulation Laboratory" $55000. October 2007 - November 2007
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Eidson, T. "Riverine Assault Support System, Seemann Composites" $7700. January 2007 - June 2007
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Analysis of Webcore Sandwich Core Panels for Slamming Load" $20000. August 2006 - March 2007
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Mold Flow Analysis and Applications" $250000. June 1997 - January 2005
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Williamson, K. "Investigating Recursive Plastic Heating in Third Body Regions during Friction Stir Welding" $65643. August 2003 - August 2004
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Solution Strategy for Nonlinear Heat Transfer Problems Modeled by hp-Version Galerkin Finite Element" $198000. January 1998 - December 2003
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Investigating Alternative Solution Procedure for Flexible Wing SASDO" $215000. April 1999 - November 2003
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Design of Children Safety Gates" $38664. July 1999 - January 2000
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Development of Structural Modules and Coupling Procedure for Flexible Wing SASDO (Simultaneous Analysis and Design Optimization)" $39496. October 1997 - October 1998
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Design and Analysis of AWD (Automatic Walking-Assisted Device)" $32401. February 1997 - February 1998
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Demonstrating Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of a Parallel Processing Network" $66000. June 1994 - May 1997
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Nonlinear Transient Thermal Analysis by the Force Derivative Method" $44000. September 1, 1993 - December 31, 1995
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Taylor, A. "Methodology for Sensitivity Analysis, Approximate Analysis, and Design Optimization in CFD" $306360. June 1, 1991 - April 14, 1995
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Development of Design Optimization Methodologies for Controls-Structures Integrated Design Methodology" $219000. January 1989 - December 1994
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Analysis and Design of Friendly Mobile Barrier" $110000. December 1, 1993 - August 31, 1994
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Design Optimization for Strength Targeting of Automobile Structures" $60000. June 1, 1992 - May 31, 1994
- Unal, R., Hou, G. J.W.., Razzaq, Z. and Nguyen, D. T. "Design Code for Lightweight Power Plant Structures" $92000. Local. July 1, 1992 - July 1, 1993
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Analysis and Design of Large-Scaled Pyramidal Truss Core Panels" $200000. July 1, 1992 - June 30, 1993
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Optimum Design Methodology and Sensitivity Analysis" $382000. June 1987 - May 1992
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Static and Vibration Analysis of Pyramidal Truss Core Panels" $14000. August 1990 - December 1990
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Razzaq, Z. "Behavior of Advanced Panel Structures" $24300. January 1988 - May 1988
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Stress Analysis of the Superconducting RF Cavity" $3000. October 1987 - May 1988
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Analysis and Optimal Design of Pyramidal Truss Core Panels" $19500. June 1987 - December 1987
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Nguyen, D. T. "Simplified Procedures for Dynamic Analysis of Complex Structures" $61000. November 1986 - August 1987
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Optimal Cure Cycle Design" $40000. January 1985 - January 1987
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Shebalin "Electromagnetic Launching System Design" $36300. September 1985 - May 1986
- Hou, G. J.W.. "Dynamic Analysis of Multi-body System" $22846. August 1984 - March 1985

## Research Interests

His research area is computational mechanics, multibody dynamics and design under uncertainty, emphasizing on multidisciplinary applications.

## Articles

- Ivanco, M., Hou, G. J.W.. and Michaeli, J. (2017). Sensitivity analysis method to address user disparities in the analytic hierarchy process.
*Expert Systems with Applications*90 , pp. 111-126. - Floersheim, R. B.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Firestone, K. (2009). CFPC Material Characteristics and SLS Prototyping Process.
*Rapid Prototyping Journal*15 (5) , pp. 339-345. - Lin, C., Hou, G. J.W.., Shen, Y. and Garcia, H. (2009). System Integration between Three-Dimensional Motion Software and Hydraulic Stewart Simulator.
*ASEE Journal of Engineering Technology*. - Paranjape, R., Bawab, S., Unal, R., Hou, G. J.W.. and Ringleb, S. I. (2008). A-Pillar Optimization for a Vehicular Roof Crush.
*International Journal of Agile Manufacturing*10 (3). - Paranjape, R., Bawab, S., Unal, R., Hou, G. J.W.. and Ringleb, S. I. (2008). A-Pillar Optimization for a Vehicular Roof Crush.
*International Journal of Agile Manufacturing*10 (3). - Paranjape, R., Bawab, S., Unal, R., Hou, G. J.W.. and Ringleb, S. I. (2008). A-Pillar Optimization of a Vehicular Roof Crush.
*International Journal of Agile Manufacturing*. - Kaneko, H., Bey, K. S.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2006). A Discontinous Galerkin Method for Parabolic Problems with Modified hp-Finite Element Approxim .
*Applied Mathematics and Computation*182 (2) , pp. 1405-1417. - Kaneko, H., Hou, G. J.W.. and Bey, K. (2006). A discontinuous Galerkin method for parabolic equations.
*Applied Mathematics and Computation*182 , pp. 388-402. - Kaneko, H., Bey, K. S.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2006). Discontinous Galerkin Method for Parabolic Problems.
*Applied Mathematics and Computation*182 (1) , pp. 388-402. - Kaneko, H., Hou, G. J.W.. and Bey, K. (2006). Discontinuous Galerkin method for parobolic equations with modified h - p finite element approach.
*Applied Mathematics and Computation*182 , pp. 1405-1417. - Nguyen, D. T., Honrao, A. P.., Hou, G. J.W.., Akan, O. and Baysal, O. (2006). Unsymmetrical and Symmetrical Sparse Iterative Algorithm with Multiple Right-Hand-Sides Strategies.
*WSEAS Transactions on Computers*5 (8) , pp. 1694-1700. - Gumbert, C. R.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Newman, P. A.. (2005). High Fidelity Computational Optimization for 3-D Flexible Wings: Part I – Simultaneous Aero-Structural Design Optimization (SASDO).
*Journal of Optimization and Engineering*6 (1) , pp. 117-138. - Gumbert, C. R.., Newman, P. A.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2005). High-Fidelity Computational Optimization for 3-D Flexible Wings: Part II – Effect of Random Geometric Uncertainty on Design.
*Journal of Optimization and Engineering*6 (1) , pp. 139 – 156. - Ibrahim, A. H.., Hou, G. J.W.., Tiwari, S. N.. and Smith, R. E.. (2002). Aerodynamic Design Optimization Using Euler Equations and Variational Methods.
*Computers and Fluids*31 , pp. 227-43. - Nguyen, D. T., Hou, G. J.W.., Han, B. and Runesha, H. (2000). Alternative Approach for Solving Indefinite Symmetrical System of Equation.
*Advances in Engineering Software*31 , pp. 581-584. - Newman, J. C.., Taylor, A. C.., Barnwell, R. W.., Newman, P. A.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1999). Overview of Sensitivity Analysis and Shape Optimization for Complex Aerodynamic Configurations.
*AIAA Journal of Aircraft*36 (1) , pp. 87-96. - Newman, J. C.., Newman, P. A.., Taylor, A. C.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1999). Efficient Nonlinear Static Aeroelastic Wing Analysis.
*International Journal of Computers and Fluids*28 (1) , pp. 615-628. - Sherman, L. L.., Taylor, A. C.., Green, L. L.., Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1996). First- and Second-Order Aerodynamic, Sensitivity Derivatives Via Automatic Differentiation with Incremental Iterative Method.
*Journal of Computational Physics*129 , pp. 307-331. - Hou, G. J.W.., Maroju, V. and Yang, R. J.. (1995). Component Mode Synthesis Based Design Optimization Method for Local Structural Modification.
*Structural Optimization*10 (2) , pp. 128-136. - Hou, G. J.W.., Taylor, A. C.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1994). Discrete Shape Sensitivity Analysis For Aerodynamic Problems.
*International Journal For Numerical Methods In Engineering*37 , pp. 2251-2266. - Korivi, V. M.., Taylor, A. C.., Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Jones, H. E.. (1994). An Approximately-Factored Incremental Strategy For Calculating Consistent Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives.
*Journal of Computational Physics*113 (2) , pp. 336-346. - Kenny, S. P.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1994). Approximate Analysis for Repeated Eigenvalue Problems with Applications to Controls-Structures Integrated Design.
*NASA Technical Paper No. 3439, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA*. - Korivi, V. M.., Taylor, A. C.., Hou, G. J.W.., Newman, P. A.. and Jones, H. E.. (1994). Sensitivity Derivatives For Three-Dimensional Supersonic Euler Code Using Incremental Iterative Strategy.
*AIAA Journal*32 (6) , pp. 1319--1321. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1993). Second Order Shape Design Sensitivity Analysis of Heat Conduction Problems.
*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*36 , pp. 417-435. - Taylor, A. C.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1992). A Methodology for Determining Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives with Respect to Variation of Geometric Shape.
*AIAA Journal*30 (10) , pp. 2411-2419. - Taylor, A. C.., Korivi, V. M.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1992). A Taylor's Series Approximation of Geometric Shape Variation for the Euler Equation (TN).
*AIAA Journal*30 (8) , pp. 2163-2165. - Zhang, Y., Nguyen, D. T. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1992). An Alternative Formulation for Design Sensitivity Analysis of Linear Structural Dynamic Systems.
*International Journal of Computers and Structures*44 (3) , pp. 689-692. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Kenny, S. P.. (1992). Eigenvalue and Eigenvector Approximate Analysis for Repeated Eigenvalue Problems.
*AIAA Journal*30 (9) , pp. 2317-2324. - Chuang, C. H.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1992). Eigenvalue Sensitivity Analysis of Planar Frames with Variable Joint and Support Locations.
*AIAA Journal*30 (8) , pp. 2138-2147. - Hou, G. J.W.., Sheen, J. S.. and Chuang, C. H.. (1992). Shape Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization of Linear, Thermoelastic Solids.
*AIAA Journal*30 (2) , pp. 528-537. - Hou, G. J.W.., Mei, C. and Xue, Y. (1990). On the Design Sensitivity Analysis of Beams under Nonlinear Forced Vibrations.
*AIAA Journal as a Synoptic*28 (6) , pp. 1067-1068. - Hou, G. J.W.., Hou, T. H.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1990). Optimal Cure Cycle Design for the Fiber Reinforced Composite Lamination processing.
*International Journal of Polymer Processing*5 (2) , pp. 88-99. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Yuan, J. Z.. (1988). Calculation of Eigenvalue and Eigenvector Derivatives for Nonlinear Beam Vibrations.
*AIAA Journal*26 (7) , pp. 872-880. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1987). Numerical Studies of the Thermal Design Sensitivity Calculation for a Reaction-Diffusion System with Discontinuous Derivatives.
*Engineering Optimization*11 , pp. 103-119. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Twu, S. L.. (1987). Optimal Design of Internal Strain Gage Balances: An Example of Three Dimensional Shape Optimization.
*ASME Journal of Mechanisms Transmissions and Automation in Design*109 (2) , pp. 257-262. - Hou, G. J.W.., Chen, J. and Sheen, J. S.. (1986). A Computational Method for Optimization of Structural Shapes.
*AIAA Journal*24 (6) , pp. 1005-1012. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Chen, J. (1985). Shape Optimization of Elastic Bars.
*ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions and Automation in Design*107 (1) , pp. 100-105. - Hou, G. J.W.. (1985). Techniques and Applications of Shape Optimization.
*Journal of Computers and Structures*20 (1-3) , pp. 467-473. - Bogomalny, A. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1984). Shape Optimization Approach to Numerical Solution of the Obstacle Problem.
*Journal of Applied Mathematics and Optimization*12 (1) , pp. 45-72. - Hou, G. J.W.. and Benedict, R. L.. (1984). The Elastic-Plastic Torsion Problem: A Direct Boundary Approach.
*Journal of Structural Mechanics*12 (4) , pp. 447-463. - Choi, K. K.., Haug, E. J.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Sohoni, V. N.. (1983). Pshenichny's Linearization Method for Mechanical System Optimization.
*ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions and Automation in Design*105 (1) , pp. 97-103.

## Book Chapters

- Haug, E. J.., Choi, K. K.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Yoo, Y. M.. (1985). A Variational Method for Shape Optimal Design of Elastic Structures (pp. 105-138) John Wiley & Sons.

## Conference Proceeding

- Koganti, G. and Hou, G. J.W.. Controls-Structures Integrated Design Optimization with Shape Variations (pp. 1418-1428) AIAA Paper No. 93-1468.
- Zhong, F. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2017). An integrated curriculum for technical writing in higher education in China ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Zhong, F. and Ayala, O. (2017). Manual revision process for project-based laboratory instruction ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Butler, J. (2011). Shape Optimization of an Micro-machined Tuning Fork Gyroscope Agra, India: International Conference on Agile Manufacturing Systems.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Hsiung, S. C. and Too, J. (2010). Capstone Design Project Experience on Autonomous Surface Vehicles Proceedings of the International Forum on Systems and Mechatronics Annual Conference.
- Fergen, P., Grimsley, J., Hou, G. J.W.., Bao, H. P. and Dean, A. (2009). Selection of Pressure Equation for Preliminary Planing Hull Design Using Analytical Hierarchy Process Linthicum, MD: ASNE High Performance Marine Vehicles Symposium.
- Fergen, P., Grimsley, J., Hou, G. J.W.., Bao, H. P. and Dean, A. (2009). Selection of Pressure Equation for Preliminary Planing Hull Design Using Analytical Hierarchy Process Linthicum, Maryland: American Society of Naval Engineers’ High Performance Marine Vehicles.
- Fergen, P., Grimsley, J., Hou, G. J.W.., Bao, H. P. and Dean, A. (2009). Selection of Pressure Equation for Preliminary Planing Hull Design Using Analytical Hierarchy Process Linthicum, MD: ASNE High Performance Marine Vehicles Symposium.
- Fergen, P., Grimsley, J., Hou, G. J.W.., Bao, H. P. and Dean, A. (2009). Selection of Pressure Equation for Preliminary Planing Hull Design Using Analytical Hierarchy Process Linthicum, Maryland: American Society of Naval Engineers’ High Performance Marine Vehicles.
- Lin, C., Hou, G. J.W.., Bawab, S., Coates, T., Hassar, H. and Liu-Thompkins, Y. (2009). System Design and Integration for Repeated Impact Tests Austin, TX: ASEE Annual Conference.
- Wright, C., Hao, J. Z., Hou, G. J.W.. and Young, D. (2009). Effective Numerical Models of Thermoelastic Damping Created in COMSOL Based on a Thermal-Energy Method Honolulu, Hawaii: 2009 NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference.
- Wright, C., Hao, J. Z., Hou, G. J.W.. and Young, D. (2009). Effective Numerical Models of Thermoelastic Damping Created in COMSOL Based on a Thermal-Energy Method Honolulu, Hawaii: 2009 NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference.
- Floersheim, B. R.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2009). Predictive Analyses with Random Variables in Bolted Helicopter Tailcone Substructure (pp. AIAA-2009-22724) Palm Springs, CA: 50th SDM Conference.
- Paranjape, R., Bawab, S., Hou, G. J.W.., Ringleb, S. I. and Unal, R. (2009). Optimization of A-Pillar for Rollover crash of the automobile bangalore: International Conference on Research into Design, (ICoRD).
- Lin, C., Hou, G. J.W.., Shen, Y. and Garcia, H. (2008). An Integrated Simulation Design with Three-Dimensional Motors and a Hydaulic Stewart Simulator Pittsburgh, PA: the 115th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
- Lin, C., Hou, G. J.W.., Shen, Y. and Garcia, H. (2008). An Integrated Simulation Design with Three-Dimensional Motors and a Hydraulic Stewart Simulator Pittsburgh, PA: Paper No. AC-2008=458, Proceedings of the 115th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
- Walsh, J., Hou, G. J.W.. and Soman, K. (2008). A Comparison of Slamming Impact Models on Orthotropic Sandwich Panels (pp. 359 - 369) The Algarve, Portugal: the 4th International Conference on High Performance Structures and Materials.
- Thornburgh, R. P.., Floersheim, R. B.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2008). An Analytical and Experimental Study of a Scaled Helicopter Tailcone Schaumburg, IL: the 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference.
- Tanuku, S. V.., Hou, M. T.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2008). Stochastic Optimization Formulation for Structure Design Houston, TX: the 39th Annual Conference of the Southwest Decision Sciences Institute.
- Floersheim, R. B.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (2006). Optimization of Intelligent Mine Warfare using Agent-based Simulation Software and Design of Experiments Methodology Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the 2006 Army Science Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Borade, N. and Floersheim, B. (2006). Reliability Sensitivity Analysis Using Polynomial Chaos Expansions Glasgow, UK: the 3rd International ASRANet Colloquium.
- Chien, T., Hou, G. J.W.. and Demuren, A. O. (2005). 3D Heat Transfer Analysis of a Moving Heat Source SAE Publication SP-1959, paper 2005-01-1246.
- Nagathil, R., Hou, G. J.W.., Demuren, A. O. and Williamson, K. (2005). Modeling Experience on Friction Stir Welding Using FLUENT SAE Publication SP-1959, paper 2005-01-1245.
- Hanasoge, A. M., Hans, S. A., Desetty, S., Bawab, S., Hou, G. J.W.. and Alberts, T. E. (2005). Effects of Track Irregularities on Dynamic Responses of a Moving Maglev Train (pp. Paper Number : 2005-01-0504) SAE World Congress 2005.
- Chien, T., Hou, G. J.W.., Demuren, A. O. and Williamson, K. (2005). 3D Heat Transfer Analysis of a Moving Heat Source Detroit, MI: the SAE 2005 World Conference and Exhibition.
- Hanasoge, A. M.., Hans, S. A.., Desetty, S., Hou, G. J.W.. and Alberts, T. E.. (2005). Effects of Track Irregularities on Dynamic Responses of a Moving Maglev Train Detroit, MI: SAE 2005 World Conference and Exhibition.
- Nagathil, R., Hou, G. J.W.., Demuren, A. O. and Williamson, K. (2005). Modeling Experience on Friction Stir Welding Using FLUENT Detroit, MI: the SAE 2005 World Conference and Exhibition.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Wang, Y. (2004). A Substructuring Technique for Design Modifications of Interface Constraints Palm Springs, CA: 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. (2004). A Most Probable Point-Based Method for Reliability Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization NASA Contract Report, NASA/CR-2004-213002.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Chien, D. C.. and Sheen, J. (2003). Thermal Sensitivity Analysis for Nonlinear Transient Problems Hampton, VA: the 14th Thermal and Fluid Analysis Workshop.
- Gumbert, C. R.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Newman, P. A.. (2003). Reliability Assessment of a Robust Design Under Uncertainty for a 3-D Flexible Wing Orlando, FL: AIAA 16th CFD Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Satyanarayana, A. (2000). Analytical Sensitivity Analysis of a Static Aeroelastic Wing Long Beach: Proceedings of 8th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Bao, H. (1999). Experience of a Graduate Program with Emphasis in Design and Manufacturing at Old Dominion University Xi’an: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Gong, L. and Rong, T. (1999). Application of the Theorems of Structural Topological Variations to Elastic Ñ Plastic Analysis of Plane Frames St. Louis, MO: Proceedings of the 40lth AIAA/ASME/ASCE/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Balakrishnan, N., Hou, G. J.W.. and Camarda, C. (1999). Nonlinear Transient Thermal Analysis by the Force-Derivative Method St. Louis, MO: Proceedings of the 40lth AIAA/ASME/ASCE/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Satyanarayana, A. and Tiwari, S. N.. (1998). First- and Second-Order Sensitivity Analysis of Finite Element Equations via Automatic Differentiation St. Louis, MO: Proceedings of the 7th AIAA/USAF/NASA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Kim, Y., Hou, G. J.W.., Wang, Y. and Hou, M. (1997). A Design Optimization Strategy for Spot Weld Placement (pp. 129-139) Engineering Optimization with Applications in Industry, published by the Applied Mechanics Division, ASME.
- Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Taylor, A. C.. (1997). Observations Regarding Use of Advanced CFD Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, and Design Codes in MDO (pp. 263-279) Multidisciplinary Design Optimization: State of the Art, SIAM Proceeding Series.
- Boregowda, S. C.., Tiwari, S. N.., Chaturvedi, S. K. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1997). Numerical Simulation of Human Thermoregulation in Different Environmental Condition Reno, NV: 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit .
- Ibrahim, A. H.., Hou, G. J.W.., Tiwari, S. N.. and Smith, R. E.. (1997). Variational Methods in Design Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis for Two-Dimensional Euler Equations Reno, NV: the 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Korivi, V. M.., Taylor, A. C.., Maroju, V. and Newman, P. A.. (1996). Simultaneous Aerodynamic Analysis and Design Optimization (SAADO) of a Turbulent Transonic Airfoil Using a Navier-Stokes Code with Automatic Differentiation (ADIFOR) (pp. 82-85) NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA: Proceedings of the 1995 NASA-Ames Workshop on Computational Aerosciences, NASA CD Conference Publication 20010.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Maroju, V., Taylor, A. C.., Korivi, V. M.. and Newman, P. A.. (1995). Transonic Turbulent Airfoil Design Optimization Using Automatic Differentiation in Incremental Iterative Forms San Diego, CA: Proceedings of the 12th AIAA CFD Conference.
- Maroju, V. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1995). Component-Mode-Synthesis-Based Method for Vibration Targeting and Modification of Structural Components (pp. 253-265) Troy, MI: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Vehicle Structural Mechanics and CAE.
- Taylor, A. C.., Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Jones, H. E.. (1994). Recent Advances in Steady Compressible Aerodynamic Sensitivity Analysis (pp. 341-356) Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), Springer-Verlag.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Koganti, G. (1994). A Two-Level Approach for Controls-Structures Integrated Design Panama City, Florida: Proceedings of the Fifth AIAA/NASA/USAF/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Sherman, L. L.., Taylor, A. C.., Green, L. L.., Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1994). First- and Second-Order Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives Via Automatic Differentiation with Incremental Iterative Methods Panama City, Florida: Proceedings of the Fifth AIAA/NASA/USAF/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Rong, T. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1993). A New Method for Calculating Eigenpairs of Structural Systems (pp. 1587-1596) AIAA Paper No. 93-1490.
- Korivi, V. M.., Taylor, A. C.., Hou, G. J.W.., Newman, P. A.. and Jones, H. E.. (1993). Sensitivity Derivatives for a 3D Supersonic Euler Code Using the Incremental Iterative Strategy Orlando, Florida: Proceedings of the AIAA 11th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Koganti, G. (1993). Sensitivity Analysis of Lyapunov and Ricaati Equations with Application to Controls-Structures Integrated Design (pp. 1906-1915) LaJolla, CA: Proceedings of the 34th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Korivi, V. M.., Taylor, A. C.., Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Jones, H. E.. (1992). An Approximately Factored Incremental Strategy For Calculating Consistent Discrete Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Jones, H. E.., Hou, G. J.W.., Newman, P. A.., Taylor, A. C.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1992). Multidisciplinary Design Sensitivity Analysis For a Helicopter Blade in Hover Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Newman, P. A.., Hou, G. J.W.., Jones, H. E.., Taylor, A. C.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1992). Observations on Computational Methodologies For Use In Large-Scale Gradient-Based Multidisciplinary Design Incorporating Advanced CFD Codes Cleveland, OH: Proceedings of the Fourth AIAA/USAF/NASA/OAI Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization.
- Kelkar, A. G.., Koganti, G., Alberts, T. E.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1992). CSI Design of Articulated Space Structures (pp. 307-315) Hilton Head, SC: Proceedings of the AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Chuang, C. H.. (1991). Eigenvector Sensitivity Analysis of Continuous Beams with Variable Support Locations (pp. 313-322) Southampton: Structural Dynamics: Recent Advances, 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics.
- Taylor, A. C.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Korivi, V. M.. (1991). A Methodology for Determining Aerodynamic Sensitivity Derivatives with Respect to Variation of Geometries Shape Baltimore, MD: 32nd SDM Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Kenny, S. P.. (1991). Eigenvalue and Eigenvector Sensitivity and Approximate Analysis for Repeated Eigenvalue Problems Baltimore, MD: the 32nd SDM Conference.
- Chuang, C. H.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1991). Eigenvalue Sensitivity Analysis of Planar Frames with Variables Joint and Support Locations Baltimore, MD: the 32nd Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Taylor, A. C.., Korivi, V. M.. and Hou, G. J.W.. (1991). Sensitivity Analysis Applied to the Euler Equations: A Feasibility Study with Emphasis on Variation of Geometric Shape Reno, Nevada: 29th Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Chuang, C. H.. (1990). Design Sensitivity Analysis and Optimization of Vibrating Beams with Variable Support Locations (pp. 281-290) Chicago: 16th Design Automation Conference, ASME Transactions.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1990). Numerical Methods for Second-Order Shape Sensitivity Analysis (pp. 58-75) Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH: Chapter 5 in Theoretical Aspects of Industrial Design, the proceedings of the SIAM regional conference on Industrial Design Theory.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1990). Shape Optimization of Thermal Elastic Solids Long Beach, CA: 31st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Kenny, S. P.. (1990). Eigensensitivity Analysis for Space Structures Kissimmee, FL: the 8th International Modal Analysis Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1989). Computational Shape Optimization: Recent Advances and Applications (pp. 125-135) Computer-Aided Optimum Design of Structures: Recent Advances, Springer-Verlag.
- Wiseman, M. A.., Hou, G. J.W.. and Houlihan, T. A.. (1988). Experiences on Analysis and Optimal Design of Pyramidal Truss Panels Southfield, MI: the third International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1988). On the Design Velocity Field in the Domain and Boundary Methods for Shape Optimization Williamsburg, VA: AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS 29th Structures Structural Dynamics and Material Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1987). Optimum Shapes of Insulation Layers and Thermal Fins: A Numerical Approach Penn. State University, University Park, PA: the Second international Conference on Inverse Design Concepts and Optimization in Engineering Sciences.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Mei, C. and Xue, Y. (1987). On the Design Sensitivity Analysis of Beams Under Free and Forced Nonlinear Vibrations (pp. 836-843) Monterey, California: AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS 28th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Material Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Sheen, J. S.. and Hou, T. H.. (1987). Optimal Cure Cycle Design of a Resin-Fiber Composite Laminate (pp. 205-284) Monterey, California: AIAA/ASME/ AHS 28th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Sheen, J. S.. (1986). Numerical Studies of Thermal Design Sensitivity Calculation for Transient problems with Discontinuous Derivatives NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia: the Symposium on "Sensitivity Analysis in Engineering,".
- Hou, G. J.W.. and Yuan, J. (1986). Calculation of Eigenvalue and Eigenvector Derivatives for Nonlinear Beam Vibrations (pp. 544-554) San Antonio, Texas: AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS 27th SDM Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Chen, J. and Sheen, J. S.. (1985). A Computational Method of Shape Optimization (pp. 629-638) Orlando, Florida: AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS 26th SDM Conference.
- Hou, G. J.W.., Haug, E. J.. and Benedict, R. L.. (1984). Shape Optimization of Elastic Bars in Torsion (pp. 31-55) Sensitivity of Functionals with Application to Engineering Sciences, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag.

## Presentations

- Tedesco, S., Davis, M., Huynh, M. and Hou, G. J.W.. (June 14, 2011). Impact Testing and Simulation of 6 DOF Motion Simulator Multi-Agency Craft Conference (MACC) conference Virginia Beach, VA.

- The College Excellence Award in Industry Partnering,
- The Most Inspiring Faculty Award,
- The Most Inspiring Faculty Award,
- The Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, SAE, The Engineering Society for Advancing Mobility, Land Sea Air and Space
- 1995: ASME Outstanding ME Faculty Award,
- 1987: Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation
- 1986: travelling grant, NATO Advanced Study Institute
- 1985: ASME Outstanding MEM Faculty Award,