The Design of Open Engineering Systems Lab

University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

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Welcome to the Design of Open Engineering Systems Lab

Welcome to the Design of Open Engineering Systems (DOES) Research Laboratory web page. Please feel free to browse through the lab member profiles to learn more about our specific research topics, or to visit the current openings page to view available research positions.

At the DOES laboratory, research is being conducted to promote and advance the state-of-the-art in multidisciplinary design optimization and modern design theory. Current research deals with multidimensional visualization of uncertainty, reconfigurable systems, mass customization, and decision making techniques. We have an extensive list of publications that are available.


The DOES Lab is part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department here at the University at Buffalo. Please feel free to visit the departments website to learn more about the department in general.

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January '17: Aziz Naim successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations Aziz!
July '16: Zack Ball successfully defended his Masters Thesis. Congratulations Zack!
June '16: Phil Odonkor (area exam) and Zack Ball passed Ph.D. qualifiers. Congratulations Phil and Zack!
May '16: Henry Kwan (BS), Jamie Asbach (BS) and Taylor Ferguson (MS) graduated this year. Congratulations everyone!
April '16: DOES lab members had 4 papers accepted for ASME IDETC 2016 conferences . Congratulations Laura Ziegler, Dipanjan Ghosh, and Phil Odonkor!