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Fuge, Mark D.

Assistant Professor
2172 Glenn L. Martin Hall
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301.405.2558

Research Interests 

“Design informatics”; “data-driven design”; applied machine learning, optimization, network analysis, additive manufacturing, human-computer interfaces, crowdsourcing, and creativity support tools

Background 

Mark Fuge's research lies at the intersection of Mechanical Engineering, Machine Learning, and Design; an area often referred to as “Design Informatics” or “Data-Driven Design.” He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and received his M.S. and B.S. at Carnegie Mellon University. He has conducted research in applied machine learning, optimization, network analysis, additive manufacturing, human-computer interfaces, crowdsourcing, and creativity support tools. He has received a DARPA Young Faculty Award and a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.

Honors and Awards 

DARPA Young Faculty Award

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship


Selected Publications 

Journal Publications

  • Mark Fuge, Bud Peters, and Alice Agogino. "Machine Learning Algorithms for Recommending Design Methods." Journal of Mechanical Design, Volume 136, Issue 10.
  • Mark Fuge, Kevin Tee, Alice Agogino, and Nathan Maton. "Network Analysis of Collaborative Design Networks: A Case-Study of OpenIDEO." ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Volume 14, Issue 2, March 2014.
  • Mark Fuge, Mehmet Ersin Yumer, Gunay Orbay, Levent Burak Kara. (2011) "Conceptual Design and Modication of Freeform Surfaces Using Dual Shape Representations in Augmented Reality Environments," Computer-Aided Design, Volume 44, Issue 10, October 2012, Pages 1020-1032.

Conference Publications

  • Mark Fuge, Alice Agogino. "How Online Design Communities Evolve Over Time: the Birth and Growth of Open IDEO," Proceedings of ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, USA.
  • Mark Fuge, Alice Agogino. "User Research Methods for Development Engineering: A Study of Method Usage with IDEO's HCD Connect," for Proceedings of ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in EngineeringConference, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, USA.
  • Mark Fuge, Josh Stroud, Alice Agogino. "Automatically Inferring Metrics for Design Creativity," in Proceedings of ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 4-7, 2013, Portland, USA.
  • Mark Fuge, Katie McKinstry, Kevin Ninomiya. "ImpactMap: Designing Sustainable Supply Chains by Incorporating Data Uncertainty," in Proceedings of 2013 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 15-17, 2013, Cincinnati, USA.
  • Mark Fuge, Levent Burak Kara. "A Testing Method and Cognitive Model of Human Diagram Understanding for Automating Design Sketch Recognition," in Proceedings of ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 30-September 2, 2009, San Diego, USA.
  • Mark Fuge, Ben Berkowitz. "Development of an Umbrella Checkout System: A Case Study of a Senior Capstone Design Project," in Proceedings of ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 30-September 2, 2009, San Diego, USA. 

 

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