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Haimes, R. and Merchant, A., “The Synergistic Use of CAD for Tightly Coupled Analysis and Design”, AIAA Paper 2005-4986, June 2005.

Fudge, D., Zingg, D. and Haimes, R., “A CAD-Free and a CAD-Based Geometry Control System for Aerodynamic Shape Optimization”, AIAA Paper 2005-0451, Jan. 2005.

Manning, T., Gage, P., Nguyen, J., and Haimes, R., “ComGeom2: A Geometry Tool for Multidisciplinary Analysis and Data Sharing”, Proceedings of the 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, AIAA 2004-4303. Albany NY, Aug. 2004.

Nemec, M., Aftosmis, M., and Pulliam, T., “CAD-Based Aerodynamic Design of Complex Configurations Using a Cartesian Method”, AIAA Paper 2004-0113, Jan. 2004.

Crawford, C. and Haimes, R., “Synthesizing an MDO Architecture in CAD”, AIAA Paper 2004-0281, Jan. 2004.

Haimes, R. and Crawford C., “Unified Geometry Access for Analysis and Design”, Proceedings of the 12th International Meshing Roundtable, Santa Fe, NM, September 2003.

Alonso, J., Martins. J., Reuther, J., Haimes, R. and Crawford, C., “High-Fidelity Aero-Structural Design Using a Parametric CAD-Based Model”, Proceedings of the 16th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA 2003-3429. Orlando FL, June 2003.

Deremaux, Y., Willcox, K. and Haimes, R., “Physically-Based, Real-Time Visualization and Constraint Analysis in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization”, Proceedings of the 16th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2003-3876. Orlando FL, June 2003.

Merchant, A., Haimes, R., “A CAD-Based Blade Geometry Model for Turbomachinery Aero Design Systems”, ASME Paper GT 2003-30369, July 2003.

Dannenhoffer, J. and Haimes, R., “Using Quilts and Chains to Improve Structured and Unstructured Surface Grids”, AIAA Paper 2004-0610, Jan. 2004.

Haimes, R. and Aftosmis, M., “Watertight Anisotropic Surface Meshing Using Quadrilateral Patches”, Proceedings of the 13th International Meshing Roundtable, Williamsburg, VA, September 2004.

Haimes, R. and Aftosmis, M., “On Generating High-Quality Water-Tight Triangulations Directly from CAD”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Field Simulations, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2002.

Aftosmis, M., Delanaye, M. and Haimes R., “Automatic Generation of CFD-Ready Surface
Triangulations from CAD Geometry”, AIAA Paper 99-0776, Jan. 1999.

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