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Journal papers

35. A. Dourado, F. A. C. Viana, "Ensemble of hybrid neural networks to compensate for epistemic uncertainties: a case study in system prognosis," Soft Computing, Vol. 26 (13), pp. 6157-6173, 2022. (DOI: 10.1007/s00500-022-07129-1).

34. L. W. Vieira, A. D. Marques, J. Duarte, R. P. Zanardo, P. S. Schneider, F. A. C. Viana, A. J. da Silva Neto, F. R. Centeno, J. D. Hunt, and J. C. M. Siluk, "Operational guide to stabilize, standardize and increase power plant efficiency," Applied Energy, Vol. 315 (1), pp. 118973, 2022. (DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2022.118973).

33. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "A hybrid physics-informed neural network for main bearing fatigue prognosis under grease quality variation," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 171, pp. 108875, 2022. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2022.108875).

32. R. G. Nascimento, M. Corbetta, C. S. Kulkarni, and F. A. C. Viana, "Hybrid physics-informed neural networks for lithium-ion battery modeling and prognosis," Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 513, pp. 230526, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230526).

31. F. A. C. Viana, C. Gogu, and T. Goel, "Surrogate modeling: tricks that endured the test of time and some recent developments," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 64, pp. 2881–2908, 2021. (DOI: 10.1007/s00158-021-03001-2).

30. Y. A. Yucesan, A. Dourado, and F. A. C. Viana, "A survey of modeling for prognosis and health management of industrial equipment," Advanced Engineering Informatics, Vol. 50, pp. 101404, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.aei.2021.101404).

29. F. A. C. Viana and A. K. Subramaniyan, "A survey of Bayesian calibration and physics-informed neural networks in scientific modeling," Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Vol. 28 (5), pp. 3801-3830, 2021. (DOI: 10.1007/s11831-021-09539-0).

28. Y. A. Yucesan, F. A. C. Viana, L. Manin, and J. Mahfoud, "Adjusting a torsional vibration damper model with physics-informed neural networks," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 154, pp. 107552, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j. ymssp.2020.107552).

27. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "Hybrid physics-informed neural networks for main bearing fatigue prognosis with visual grease inspection," Computers in Industry, Vol. 125, pp. 103386, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2020.103386).

26. A. Dourado, F. Irmak, F. A. C. Viana, and A. P. Gordon, "A non-stationary uncertainty model and Bayesian calibration of strain-life models," Journal of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification, Vol. 6 (1), pp. 011002 (8 pages), 2021. (DOI: 10.1115/1.4049324).

25. F. A. C. Viana, R. G. Nascimento, A. Dourado, and Y. A. Yucesan, "Estimating model inadequacy in ordinary differential equations with physics-informed neural networks," Computers and Structures, Vol. 245, pp. 106458, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2020.106458).

24. L. W. Vieira, A. D. Marques, P. S. Schneider, A. J. da Silva Neto, F. A. C. Viana, M. Abdel-jawad, J. D. Hunt, and J. C. M. Siluk, "Methodology for ranking controllable parameters to enhance operation of a steam generator with acombined artificial neural network and design of experiments approach," Energy and AI, Vol. 3, pp. 100040, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100040).

23. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Early life failures and services of industrial asset fleets," Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 205, pp. 107225, 2021. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ress.2020.107225).

22. R. G. Nascimento and F. A. C. Viana, "Cumulative damage modeling with recurrent neural networks," AIAA Journal, Vol. 58 (12), pp. 5459-5471, 2020. (DOI: 10.2514/1.J059250).

21. R. G. Nascimento, K. Fricke, and F. A. C. Viana, "A tutorial on solving ordinary differential equations using Python and hybrid physics-informed neural network," Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 96, 2020, pp. 103996. (DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2020.103996).

20. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Physics-informed neural networks for missing physics estimation in cumulative damage models: a case study in corrosion fatigue," ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 20 (6), pp. 061007 (10 pages), 2020. (DOI: 10.1115/1.4047173).

19. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "A physics-informed neural network for wind turbine main bearing fatigue," International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Vol. 11 (1), 17 pages, 2020. (DOI: 10.36001/ijphm.2020.v11i1.2594).

18. F. A. C. Viana, "A tutorial on Latin hypercube design of experiments," Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 32 (5), pp. 1975–1985, 2016. (DOI: 10.1002/qre.1924).

17. F. A. C. Viana, T. W. Simpson, V. Balabanov, V. Toropov, "Metamodeling in multidisciplinary design optimization: how far have we really come?," AIAA Journal, Vol 52 (4), pp. 670-690, 2014. (DOI: 10.2514/1.J052375).

16. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and L. T. Watson, "Efficient global optimization algorithm assisted by multiple surrogate techniques," Journal of Global Optimization, Vol 56 (2), pp. 669-689, 2013. (DOI: 10.1007/s10898-012-9892-5).

15. P. Zhu, F. Pan, W. Chen, and F. A. C. Viana, "Lightweight design of vehicle parameters under crashworthiness using conservative surrogates," Computers in Industry, Vol. 64 (3), pp. 280–289, 2013 (ISSN 0166-3615, DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2012.11.004).

14. M. Pais, F. A. C. Viana, and N. H. Kim, "Enabling high-order integration of fatigue crack growth with surrogate model," International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 43, pp. 150-159, 2012 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2012.03.010).

13. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and L. T. Watson, "Sequential sampling for contour estimation with concurrent function evaluations," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 45 (4), pp. 615-618, 2012 (DOI: 10.1007/s00158-011-0733-9).

12. Y.-C. Cho, B. Jayaraman, F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and W. Shyy, "Surrogate modelling for characterising the performance of a dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator," International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 24 (7), pp. 281–301, 2010 (DOI: 10.1080/10618562.2010.521129).

11. F. A. C. Viana, V. Picheny, and R. T. Haftka, "Using cross validation to design conservative surrogates," AIAA Journal, Vol. 48 (10), pp. 2286-2298, 2010 (DOI: 10.2514/1.J050327).

10. F. A. C. Viana, G. Venter, and V. Balabanov, "An algorithm for fast optimal Latin hypercube design of experiments," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 82 (2), pp. 135-156, 2010 (DOI: 10.1002/nme.2750).

9. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Cross validation can estimate how well prediction variance correlates with error," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47 (9), pp. 2266-2270, 2009 (DOI: 10.2514/1.42162).

8. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and V. Steffen Jr, "Multiple surrogates: how cross-validation errors can help us to obtain the best predictor," Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 39 (4), pp. 439-457, 2009 (DOI: 10.1007/s00158-008-0338-0).

7. F. A. C. Viana, V. Steffen Jr, S. Butkewitsch, and M. F. Leal, "Optimization of aircraft structural components by using nature-inspired algorithms and multi-fidelity approximations," Journal of Global Optimization, Vol. 45 (3), pp. 427-449, 2009 (DOI: 10.1007/s10898-008-9383-x).

6. F. A. C. Viana, B. C. O. Maciel, N. S. B. Neto, M. F. Oliveira, V. Steffen Jr, and L. C. S. Goes, "Aircraft longitudinal stability and control derivatives identification by using life cycle and Levenberg-Marquardt optimization algorithms," Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 17 (1), pp. 17-34, 2009 (DOI: 10.1080/17415970802082773).

5. F. A. C. Viana, V. Steffen Jr, M. A. X. Zanini, S. A. Magalhães, and L. C. S. Goes, "Identification of a non-linear landing gear model using nature-inspired optimization," Shock and Vibration, Vol. 15 (3-4), pp. 205-479, 2008 (DOI: 10.1155/2008/246271).

4. F. A. C. Viana, G. I. Kotinda, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Tuning dynamic vibration absorbers by using ant colony optimization," Computers & Structures, Vol. 86 (13-14), pp. 1539-1549, 2008 (DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2007.05.009).

3. J. E. Rojas, F. A. C. Viana, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Identification of external forces in mechanical systems by using LifeCycle model and stress-stiffening effect," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 21 (7), pp. 2900-2917, 2007 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2007.03.003).

2. F. A. C. Viana and V. Steffen Jr, "Multimodal vibration damping through piezoelectric patches and optimal resonant shunt circuits," Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 28 (3), pp. 293-310, 2006 (DOI: 10.1590/S1678-58782006000300007).

1. J. E. Rojas, F. A. C. Viana, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Identification of external loads in mechanical systems through heuristic-based optimization methods and dynamic responses," Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 1 (3), pp. 297-318, 2004 (ISSN:1679-7825).

Patents

7. F. A. C. Viana and A. K. Subramaniyan, "Massively accelerated Bayesian machine," Filed on Jan 09, 2017, Published on July 12, 2018, Publication number US20180196892A1.

6. I. M. Asher, A. R. Cerrone, Y. Ling, A. Srivastava, A. K. Subramaniyan, F. A. C. Viana, L. Wang, and N. C. Kumar, "Methods and systems for implementing a data reconciliation framework," Filed on Dec 30, 2016, Published on July 05, 2018, Publication number US20180189332A1.

5. A. K. Subramaniyan, A. Srivastava, Y. Ling, N. C. Kumar, F. A. C. Viana, M. Balasubramaniam, and P. Eisenzopf, "Systems and methods for similarity-based information augmentation," Filed on Nov 11, 2016, Published on May 17, 2018, Publication number US20180137218A1.

4. A. K. Subramaniyan, K. M. K. Genghis Khan, F. A. C. Viana, and N. C. Kumar, "Systems and methods for predicting asset specific service life in components," Filed on Dec 31, 2015, Published on Jul 6, 2017, Publication number US20170193460A1.

3. A. K. Subramaniyan, F. A. C. Viana, F.N. de Paula, and N. C. Kumar, "Systems and methods for data estimation and forecasting," Filed on Dec 31, 2015, Published on Jul 6, 2017, Publication number US20170193381A1.

2. A. K. Pandey, K. M. K. Genghis Khan, V. K. Madyastha, N. G. Pai, R. Patrick, J. M. Reimann, and F. A. C. Viana, "Real-time monitoring of gas turbine life," Filed on May 6, 2014, Published on Nov 12, 2015, Publication number US20150322789A1, Also published as WO2015171252A1.

1. R. A. Fisher, W. Ren, M. M. B. D. V. Satya, F. A. C. Viana, and K. K. Anaparthi, "Methods and systems for controlling an electric network," Filed on Oct 17, 2013, Published on Apr 23, 2015, Publication number US20150112496A1, Also published as CA2867195A1, CN104578402A, EP2863285A2, and EP2863285 A3.

Other patents have been filed but since they have not been published yet, they do not appear here to protect the intellectual property of the applicant.

Conferences papers

70. R. G. Nascimento, M. Corbetta, C. S. Kulkarni, and F. A. C. Viana, "Li-ion battery aging with hybrid physics-informed neural networks and fleet-wide data," 2021 Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Virtual Event, November 29 - December 02, 2021 (DOI: 10.36001/phmconf.2021.v13i1.2998).

69. R. G. Nascimento, F. A. C. Viana, M. Corbetta, and C. S. Kulkarni, "Usage-based lifing of Lithium-ion batterywith hybrid physics-informed neural networks," AIAA Aviation 2021 Forum, Virtual Event, August 2-6, 2021 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2021-3046).

68. A. V. Zuben, K. Heckman, F. A. C. Viana, and L. E. Perotti, "A multi-step machine learning approach for short axis MR images segmentation," 11th Biennial Meeting on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart, Virtual Event, June 21-25, 2021 (DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-78710-3_13).

67. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "A probabilistic hybrid model for main bearing fatigue considering uncertainty in grease quality," AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, Virtual Event, January 11-15 and 19-21, 2021, AIAA–2021–1243 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2021-1243).

66. K. Fricke, R. G. Nascimento, and F. A. C. Viana, "Quadcopter soft vertical landing control with hybrid physics-informed machine learning," AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, Virtual Event, January 11-15 and 19-21, 2021, AIAA–2021–1018 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2021-1018).

65. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "A hybrid model for wind turbine main bearing fatigue with uncertainty in grease observations," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Vol. 12 (1), Virtual Event, November 9-13, 2020 (DOI: 10.36001/phmconf.2020.v12i1.1139).

64. A. V. Zuben, R. G. Nascimento, and F. A. C. Viana, "Visualizing corrosion in automobiles using generative adversarial networks," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Vol. 12 (1), Virtual Event, November 9-13, 2020 (DOI: 10.36001/phmconf.2020.v12i1.1148).

63. Y. A. Yucesan, A. V. Zuben, F. A. C. Viana, and J. Mahfoud, "Estimating parameters and discrepancy of computer models with graphs and neural networks," AIAA Aviation Forum, Virtual Event, June 15-19, 2020, AIAA 2020-3123 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-3123).

62. R. G. Nascimento, K. Fricke, and F. A. C. Viana, "Quadcopter control optimization through machine learning," AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, USA, January 6-10, 2020, AIAA 2020-1148 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1148).

61. R. G. Nascimento and F. A. C. Viana, "Satellite image classification and segmentation with transfer learning," AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, USA, January 6-10, 2020, AIAA 2020-1864 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1864).

60. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "A hybrid model for main bearing fatigue prognosis based on physics and machine learning," AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, USA, January 6-10, 2020, AIAA 2020-1412 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1412).

59. A. Dourado, F. Irmak, F. A. C. Viana, and A. P. Gordon, "Bayesian calibration of strain-life models with priors from similar alloys," AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, USA, January 6-10, 2020, AIAA 2020-2106 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-2106).

58. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Physics-informed neural networks for bias compensation in corrosion-fatigue," AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, USA, January 6-10, 2020, AIAA 2020-1149 (DOI: 10.2514/6.2020-1149).

57. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "Wind turbine main bearing fatigue life estimation with physics-informed neural networks," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Vol. 11 (1), Scottsdale, USA, September 21-26, 2019 (DOI: 10.36001/phmconf.2019.v11i1.807).

56. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Physics-informed neural networks for corrosion-fatigue prognosis," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Vol. 11 (1), Scottsdale, USA, September 21-26, 2019 (DOI: 10.36001/phmconf.2019.v11i1.814).

55. R.G. Nascimento and F. A. C. Viana, "Fleet prognosis with physics-informed recurrent neural networks," The 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, USA, September 10-12, 2019 (DOI: 10.12783/shm2019/32301).

54. A. Dourado, F. Irmak, F. A. C. Viana, and A. P. Gordon, "A Bayesian framework for estimation of strain life lower bounds and its application to IN617," Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2019: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Phoenix, USA, June 17-21, 2019, GT2019-91958 (DOI: 10.1115/GT2019-91958).

53. Y. A. Yucesan and F. A. C. Viana, "Onshore wind turbine main bearing reliability and its implications in fleet management," AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, USA, January 7-11, 2019, AIAA 2019-1225, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2019-1225).

52. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Impact of early life failures in services of engineering asset fleets," Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the PHM Society, Vol. 10 (1), Philadelphia, USA, September 24-27, 2018 (DOI: 10.1234/phmconf.2018.v10i1.417).

51. A. Dourado and F. A. C. Viana, "Early failure in probabilistic asset fleet management," 2018 Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, AIAA Aviation Forum, Atlanta, USA, July 25-29, 2018, AIAA-2018-3100, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2018-3100).

50. Y. Ling, I. Asher, L. Wang, F. A. C. Viana, and G. Khan, "Information gain-based inspection scheduling for fatigued aircraft components," 19th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, Grapevine, USA, January 9-13, 2017, AIAA-2017-1565, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2017-1565).

49. I. Asher, L. Wang, G. Khan, Y. Ling, and F. A. C. Viana, "Developing a probabilistic load spectrum for fatigue modeling," 19th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, Grapevine, USA, January 9-13, 2017, AIAA-2017-1562, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2017-1562).

48. I. Asher, G. Khan, L. Wang, Y. Ling, and F. A. C. Viana, "Calibrating an equivalent initial flaw size distribution from da/dN and S-N data," 58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA SciTech Forum, Grapevine, USA, January 9-13, 2017, AIAA-2017-1299, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2017-1299).

47. A. Loghin , B. Ananthasayanam, J. LeMonds, A. Subramaniyan, and F. A. C. Viana, "Fatigue crack growth life assessment for industrial applications using re-meshing and Bayesian hybrid techniques," 21st European Conference on Fracture, Catania, Italy, June 20-24, 2016, (DOI: 10.1016/j.prostr.2016.06.31).

46. F. A. C. Viana, "Power system identification through simultaneous model selection and Bayesian calibration," ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Buffalo, USA, August 17-20, 2014, DETC2014-34227, (DOI: 10.1115/DETC2014-34227).

45. F. A. C. Viana, Y. Pan, and S. Bose, "Bayesian model selection and calibration applied to composite load identification," 2014 IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference, Chicago, USA, April 14-17, 2014, 14TD0014, (DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2014.6863556).

44. F. A. C. Viana, J. Madelone, N. Pai, G. Khan, and S. Baik, "Temperature-based optimization of film cooling in gas turbine hot gas path components," Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2013: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, USA, June 03-07, 2013, GT2013-94293, (DOI: 10.1115/GT2013-94293).

43. F. A. C. Viana, "Things you wanted to know about the Latin hypercube design and were afraid to ask," 10th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Orlando, USA, May 19-24, 2013.

42. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Probability of failure uncertainty quantification with kriging," 53th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, USA, April 23 - 26, 2012, AIAA-2012-1853, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-1853).

41. A. Chaudhuri, R. T. Haftka, and F. A. C. Viana, "Efficient global optimization with adaptive target for probability of targeted improvement," 53th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, USA, April 23 - 26, 2012, AIAA-2012-1681, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-1681).

40. G. Singh, F. A. C. Viana, A. K. Subramaniyan, L. Wang, D. DeCesare, G. Khan, and G. Wiggs, "Multimodal particle swarm optimization: enhancements and applications," 53th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, USA, April 23 - 26, 2012, AIAA-2012-5570, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-5570).

39. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and G. Venter, "Efficient global optimization with experimental data: revisiting the paper helicopter design," 52th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, USA, April 4 - 7, 2011, AIAA 2011-2099, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2011-2099).

38. M. Pais, F. A. C. Viana, and N. H. Kim, "High-order integration of fatigue crack growth using surrogate model," 52th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, USA, April 4 - 7, 2011, AIAA 2011-2110, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2011-2110).

37. R. T. Haftka and F. A. C. Viana, "Surrogate-based global optimization with parallel function evaluation," 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, USA, January 4-7, 2011.

36. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Surrogate-based optimization with parallel simulations using the probability of improvement," 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, USA, September 13-15, 2010. AIAA 2010-9392, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2010-9392).

35. L. C. S. Góes and F. A. C. Viana, "LifeCycle and gradient based optimization applied to estimation of aircraft aerodynamic derivatives by the output-error method," 2nd International Conference on Engineering Optimization, Lisbon, Portugal, September 6-9, 2010.

34. F. A. C. Viana, C. Gogu, and R. T. Haftka, "Making the most out of surrogate models: tricks of the trade," ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Montreal, Canada, August 16 - 18, 2010, DETC2010-28813, pp. 587-598, (DOI: 10.1115/DETC2010-28813).

33. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and L. T. Watson, "Why not run the efficient global optimization algorithm with multiple surrogates?," 51th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, USA, April 12 - 15, 2010, AIAA 2010-3090, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2010-3090).

35. V. N. Jagdale, F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and P. G. Ifju, "Design optimization of a bendable UAV wing under uncertainty," 51th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, USA, April 12 - 15, 2010. AIAA 2010-2761, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2010-2761).

31. S. Bhat, F. A. C. Viana, R. Lind, and R. T. Haftka, "Control-oriented design using H-infinity synthesis and multiple surrogates," 51th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, USA, April 12 - 15, 2010. AIAA 2010-3089, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2010-3089).

30. F. A. C. Viana, V. Picheny, and R. T. Haftka, "Conservative prediction via safety margin: design through cross validation and benefits of multiple surrogates," ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, USA, August 30 - September 2, 2009, DETC2009-87053, pp. 741-750, (DOI: 10.1115/DETC2009-87053).

29. B. C. O. Maciel, L. C. S. Góes, F. A. C. Viana, and V. Steffen Jr, "Identification of aircraft longitudinal stability and control derivatives combining global search natural algorithms and a gradient based algorithm," 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Saint-Malo, France, July 6-8, 2009, (DOI: 10.3182/20090706-3-FR-2004.00202).

28. F. A. C. Viana, V. Picheny, and R. T. Haftka, "Safety margins for conservative surrogates," 8th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1-5, 2009.

27. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Importing uncertainty estimates from one surrogate to another," 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, USA, May 4 - 7, 2009, AIAA 2009-2237, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2009-2237).

26. T. W. Simpson, V. Toropov, V. Balabanov, and F. A. C. Viana, "Design and analysis of computer experiments in multidisciplinary design optimization: a review of how far we have come – or not," 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, Canada, September 10-12, 2008, AIAA 2008-5802, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2008-5802).

25. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Using multiple surrogates for minimization of the RMS error in meta-modeling," ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, New York, USA, August 3-6, 2008, DETC2008-49240, pp. 851-860, (DOI: 10.1115/DETC2008-49240).

24. F. A. C. Viana and R. T. Haftka, "Using multiple surrogates for metamodeling," 7th ASMO-UK/ISSMO International Conference on Engineering Design Optimization, Bath, UK, July 7-8, 2008.

23. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka , V. Steffen Jr, S. Butkewitsch, and M. F. Leal, "Ensemble of surrogates: a framework based on minimization of the mean integrated square error," 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, USA, April 7-10, 2008. AIAA 2008-1885, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2008-1885).

22. Y. Cho, B. Jayaraman, F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, and W. Shyy, "Surrogate modeling for characterizing the performance of dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuator," 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, USA, January 7-10, 2008. AIAA 2008-1381, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2008-1381).

21. F. A. C. Viana, R. T. Haftka, V. Steffen Jr, S. Butkewitsch, and M. F. Leal, "Optimal use of multiple surrogate for reduced RMS error in meta-model," 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, USA, January 7-10, 2008.

20. F. A. C. Viana, V. Steffen Jr, G. Venter, and V. Balabanov, "On how to implement an affordable optimal Latin hypercube," 19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Brasilia, Brazil, November 5-9, 2007.

19. F.C.G. Oliveira, F. A. C. Viana, J. A. F. Borges, and V. Steffen Jr, "Three-dimensional vehicular structure design combining finite element modeling and numerical optimization," 19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Brasilia, Brazil, November 5-9, 2007

18. J. M. Vedovoto, F. A. C. Viana, J. R. V. Moura Jr, V. Steffen Jr, and A. S. Neto, "On the optimization of winglets at moderate Reynolds number using immersed boundary method and metamodeling," 19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Brasilia, Brazil, November 5-9, 2007.

17. J. E. Rojas, F. A. C. Viana, A. El Hami, D. A. Rade, "A procedure for structural reliability analysis based on meshless methods," Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, St. Julians, Malta, September 18-21, 2007, (DOI: 10.4203/ccp.86.41).

16. F. A. C. Viana, F.C.G. Oliveira, J.A.F. Borges, and V. Steffen Jr, "Differential evolution applied to the design of a three-dimensional vehicular structure," ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Las Vegas, USA, September 4-7, 2007, DETC2007-34290, pp. 1321-1330, (DOI: 10.1115/DETC2007-34290).

15. F. A. C. Viana, V. Balabanov, G. Venter, J. Garcelon, and V. Steffen Jr, "Generating optimal Latin hypercube designs in real time," 7th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Seoul, Korea, May 21-25, 2007.

14. M. A. X. Zanini, S. A. Magalhães, L. C. S. Góes, F. A. C. Viana, and V. Steffen Jr, "On the use of nature-inspired optimization techniques applied to the model updating of a landing gear," 2007 International Conference on Engineering Dynamics, Algarve, Portugal, April 16-18, 2007.

13. F. A. C. Viana, V. Steffen Jr, S. Butkewitsch, and M. F. Leal, "About the optimum design of an aircraft pressure bulkhead by using multi-fidelity and LifeCycle algorithm," 2007 Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium, Miami, USA, April 16-18, 2007.

12. L. C. S. Góes, B. C. O. Maciel, N. S. B. Neto, F. A. C. Viana, and V. Steffen Jr, "On the use of a global search method and a gradient based method for the identification of aircraft longitudinal stability and control derivatives," 2007 Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium, Miami, USA, April 16-18, 2007.

11. F. A. C. Viana, L.F. Leucas, E.C. Dias, and V. Steffen Jr, "The concept of negative capacitor shunts for vibration control," IV Congresso Nacional de Engenharia Mecânica, Recife, Brazil, August 22-25, 2006.

10. F. A. C. Viana, G. I. Kotinda, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Can ants design mechanical engineering systems?," 2006 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, 2006, (DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2006.1688397).

9. F. A. C. Viana, G. I. Kotinda, and V. Steffen Jr, "Tuning a vibrating blade dynamic vibration absorber by using ant colony optimization and finite element modeling," III European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Lisbon, Portugal, June 5-9, 2006, (DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-5370-3_461).

8. F. A. C. Viana and V. Steffen Jr, "Implementing multi-modal shunted piezoelectrics," IMAC-XXIV: A Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, January 30-February 2, 2006.

7. J. E. Rojas, A. C. Bezerra, F. A. C. Viana, and D. A. Rade, "Experimental identification of in-plane loads in rectangular plates using Lifecycle model," 18th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Ouro Preto, Brazil, November 6-11, 2005.

6. F. A. C. Viana, D.C. Santana, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Multimodal passive vibration suppression by using shunted piezoelectrics," 2005 Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7-10, 2005.

5. F. A. C. Viana, J. E. Rojas, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Experimental force identification by using natural optimization," 6th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 30-June 3, 2005.

4. F. A. C. Viana and V. Steffen Jr, "Natural methods applied to direct and inverse problems," 2005 Workshop on Nonlinear Phenomena Modeling and their Applications, Rio Claro, Brazil, May 2-4, 2005.

3. J. E. Rojas, F. A. C. Viana, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Force identification of mechanical systems through LifeCycle model," ISMA2004 International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, September 20-22, 2004.

2. J. E. Rojas, F. A. C. Viana, D. A. Rade, and V. Steffen Jr, "Force identification of mechanical systems by using particle swarm optimization," 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, USA, August 30-September 1, 2004, AIAA-2004-4583, (DOI: 10.2514/6.2004-4583).

1. F. A. C. Viana and V. Steffen Jr, "Electric circuit analysis for shunted piezoelectrics," III Congresso Nacional de Engenharia Mecânica, Belém do Pará, Brazil, August 10-13, 2004.