Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan

... Focus on Energy Efficiency in helping industry obtain sustainable increase in productivity and reduction in operating costs
... Helping industry become 'green'

Peer Reviewed Publications and Book Chapters

1. Kanneganti, H., Gopalakrishnan, B., Crowe, E., Al-Shebeeb, O., Yalamanchi, T., Nimbarte, A.N., Currie, K., Abolhassani, A., Specification of Energy Assessment Methodologies to Satisfy ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, in-press, 2017.
2. Latif, H., Gopalakrishnan, B., Nimbarte, A., Currie, K., Sustainability Index Development for Manufacturing Industry, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, in-press, 2017.
3. Abolhassani, A., Harner, J., Jaridi, M., Gopalakrishnan, B., Productivity Enhancement Strategies in North American Automotive Industry, International Journal of Production Research, pp. 1-18, August 2017.
4. Kaiser, J., Nimbarte, A., Davari, D., Gopalakrishnan, B., He, X., Study of Skin Conductance and Perceived Discomfort of the Hand/Finger System Under Controlled Atmospheric Conditions, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 442-454, 2017.
5. Al-Shebeeb, O., Rangaswamy, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., Devaru, D., Evaluation and Indexing of Process Plans Based on Electrical Demand and Energy Consumption, International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 7, Issue: 3, pp. 1-19, July-September 2017.
6. Abolhassani, A., Layfield, Ky., Gopalakrishnan, B., Lean and US Manufacturing Industry: Popularity of Practices and Implementation Barriers, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 65, Iss 7, pp. 875-897, 2016.
7. Sundaramoorthy, S., Quang, P., Gopalakrishnan, B., Latif, H., Heat Balance Analysis of Annealing Furnaces and Zinc Pot in Continuous Hot Dip Galvanizing Lines, Energy Engineering Journal, Vol. 113, No. 2, pp. 12-47, 2016.
8. Devaru, D., Banuri., Gopalakrishnan, B., Halabe, U., Latif, H., Feasibility Analysis for Implementing GPR Scanning System in Sawmills for Productivity Improvement, International Journal of Advances in Management Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-15, July 2015.
9. Devaru, D.G., Maddula R., Grushecky, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., Motor-Based Energy Consumption in West Virginia Sawmills, Forest Products Journal, Vol. 64, No. , pp. 33-40, 2014.
10. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Chaudhari, S., The Effect of System Storage on the Performance Profile of Rotary Screw Air Compressors, Energy Engineering Journal, Vol. 111, No. 4, pp. 25-33, 2014.
11. Gopalakrishnan, B., Ramamoorthy, K., Crowe, E., Chaudhari, S., Latif, H., A Structured Approach for Facilitating the Implementation of ISO 50001 Standard in the Manufacturing Sector, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments Journal, Vol. 7, pp. 154165, 2014.
12. Muniswamy, A., Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S., Jaridi, M., Crowe, E., Gupta, D.P., A Computer Based Total Productive Maintenance Model for Electrical Motors, International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol.13, No.2, pp.178 200, 2014.
13. Chaudhari, S., Gupta, D., and Gopalakrishnan, B., Using IAC Database for Longitudinal Study of Small to Medium Sized Automotive Industry Suppliers' Energy Intensity Changes, SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 427-435, 2013.
14. Alkadi, N.E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S.,Product Design for Energy Reduction in Concurrent Engineering: An Inverted Pyramid Approach, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 90-117, 2013.
15. Gopalakrishnan, B., Mardikar, M., Gupta, D.P., Jalali, S., Chaudhari, S., Establishing Baseline Electrical Energy Consumption in Wood Processing Sawmills: A Model Based on Energy Analysis and Diagnostics, Energy Engineering Journal, Vol 109, ISSN 0199-8595, 2013.
16. Lin, W., Wang, J., Grushecky, S.T., Summerfield D., Gopalakrishnan, B.,Energy Consumption and Efficiency of Appalachian Hardwood Sawmills, Forest Products Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 32-38, 2012.
17. Chaudhari, S., Gupta, D.P., Gopalakrishnan, B., Investigation of Relationship between System Efficiency Curve and Measurement and Verification (M&V) of Energy Savings, SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, June Vol. 4, No. 1 pg. 486-494, 2011.
18. Halabe, U., Gopalakrishnan, B., Jadeja, J., Advanced Lumber Manufacturing Model for Increasing Yield in Sawmills Using GPR Based Defect Detection Systems,  International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 56, pg. 649661, 2011.
19. Gupta, D.P., Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S., Jalali, S.M., Development of an Integrated Model for Process Planning and Parameter Selection for Machining Processes, International Journal of Production Research, in press,ISSN 00207543 print/ISSN 1366588X online, Taylor and Francis, 2011.
20. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gajera, D., Athinarayanan, R., Chaudhari, S., Process Costing of the Microchip,International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2011.
21. Gerdes, K., Fuller, J.A., Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Energy Supply Concerns: A United States Perspective on Electric Power Generation,  Energy Studies Review, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2010.
22. Gopalakrishnan, B., Chavan R., Gupta, D.P., Alkadi, N., Energy Consumption Modeling and Benchmarking in Continuous Galvanising Lines, International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010.
23. Gopalakrishnan, B., Mardikar, Y., Korakakis, D., Energy Analysis in Semiconductor Manufacturing, Energy Engineering Journal, Vol.107, No. 2, pg.6 - 40, 2010.
24. Gupta, D.P., Gopalakrishnan, B.,  Energy Sensitive Machining Parameters Optimization, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, pg.405 - 423, 2010.
25. Halabe, U.B., Agrawal, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., Nondestructive Evaluation of Wooden Logs using Ground Penetrating Radar, Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2009.
26. Devaru, D., Halabe, U., Gopalakrishnan, B., Agrawal, S., Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Based System for Non-destructive Detection of Interior Defects in Wooden Logs, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2008.
27. Gopalakrishnan, B., McCoy, M., Adaptive Process Control for Turning Operation using Expert System,International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol.3, No.6, 2007.
28. Chandrasekharan, A., Gopalakrishnan, B., Maintenance Risk Reduction for Effective Facilities Management,Journal of Facilities Management, Vol.6, No.1, 2008.
29. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D., Insulation Recommendations for Manufacturing Facilities From An Industrial Assessment Center,  Insulation Outlook, The Official Journal of the National Insulation Association, Vol. 52, No. 5, pg. 4-8, June 2007.
30. Gopalakrishnan, B., Jaraiedi, M., Iskander, W., Ahmad, A., Tolerance Synthesis Based on Taguchi Philosophy,  International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Volume 2, No. 3, 2007.
31. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Mardikar, Y., Chaudhari, S., Industrial Energy Efficiency (reviewed by Editor),  Handbook of Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., March 2007.
32. Gopalakrishnan, B., Banta, L., Bhave, G., Modeling Steam Based Energy Supply Chain in an Integrated Steel Manufacturing Facility: A Simulation Based Approach,  International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Volume 2, No. 1, 2007.
33. Gopalakrishnan, B., Kokatnur, A., Gupta, D. P., Design and Development of a Target-Costing System for Turning Operation,  Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Volume 18, No. 2, 2007.
34. Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S., Famouri, P., Plummer, R. W., Facilitation for Load Based Energy Savings in Three Phase Squirrel Cage Induction Motors, Energy Engineering, Journal of the Association of Energy Engineers, Volume 103, No. 6, pg. 37-64, October-November 2006.
35. Gopalakrishnan, B., Selvaraj, R., Turton, R., Plummer, R. W., Sukumar, S., A Systems Approach to Plant-Wide Energy Assessment, Energy Engineering, Journal of the Association of Energy Engineers, Volume 102, No. 5, pg. 49-80, 2005.
36. Gopalakrishnan, B., Mate, A., Mardikar, Y., Gupta, D., Plummer, R., Anderson, B., Energy Efficiency Measures in the Wood Manufacturing Industry,  Proceedings of the 2005 ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry on CD ROM, ISBN 0-918249-54-6, West Point, New York, July 2005.
37. Winn, G., Gopalakrishnan, B., Premkumar, R., Alkadios, M., What Safety Managers must know about Independent Validation and Verification of Software, Professional SafetyJournal of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Vol. 50, No. 8, pg. 45-52, 2005.
38. Gopalakrishnan, B., Reddy, V.K., Gupta, D.P.,  Neural Network for Estimating the Tool Path Length in Concurrent Engineering Applications, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Volume 15, Issue 1, pg. 5-15, February 2004.
39. Gopalakrishnan, B., Yoshii, T., Dappili, S.M., Decision Support System for Machining Center Selection,Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management,  Volume 15, No. 2, pg. 144-154, 2004.
40. Gopalakrishnan, B., Turuvekere, R., Gupta, D.P., Computer Integrated Facilities Planning and Design,Facilities, Vol. 22, No. 7/8, 2004.
41. Gopalakrishnan, B., Insulation Effectiveness in Industrial facilities,  Insulation OutlookThe Official Journal of the National Insulation Association, Vol. 48, No. 11, November 2003.
42. Gopalakrishnan, B.,Plummer, R.W., Iskander, W.H., A Comparative Study On Energy Assessment Data From Manufacturing IndustryProceedings of the 2003 ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry on CD ROM, ISBN 0-918249-52-X, Ryetown, NY, July 2003.
43. Gopalakrishnan, B.,Tirunellayi, S., Todkar, R., Design and Development of an Autonomous Mobile Smart Vehicle: A Mechatronics ApplicationJournal of Mechatronics, Vol. 14, pg. 491-514, 2004.
44. Gopalakrishnan, B., Weng, Li, Gupta, D.P., Facilities Design using a Split Deparmental Layout ConfigurationFacilities, Vol. 21, No. 3/4, 2003.
45. Gopalakrishnan, B., Plummer, R.W., Kulkarni, R., Mangalampalli, P., Solvent and Paint Waste Reduction with an Expert System for Industrial Waste Minimization, Journal of Environmental Systems, Vol. 29, No. 1,pg. 39-53, 2002-2003.
46. Winn, G., Gopalakrishnan, B., Becker, P.E., Carr, M., Black, D.C., Chittibabu, S., Rajaarunprasad, P.,TEXPERT: A Tool for Safety Professionals & Design Engineers, Professional Safety, Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers, 2002.
47. Gopalakrishnan, B., ENERGEX: An Expert System for determining Industrial Energy Efficiency, material in chapter titled Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management Systems, chapter author R.L. Routh,Maynard Industrial Engineering Handbook, Kjell B. Zandin, Editor, McGraw Hill, pg. 12.69-12.70, 2002.
48. Gopalakrishnan, B., R.W. Plummer, N.M. Alkadi, Analysis of Energy Conservation Opportunities in Glass Manufacturing Facilities, Energy Engineering, Journal of the Association of Energy Engineers, Vol. 98, No. 6, 2001.
49. Reynold Franklin, Udaya B. Halabe, Gopalakrishnan, B., Knowledge Based Assistant for Ultrasonic Testing Methodology of Metals, Materials Evaluation, Vol. 59, No. 12, December 2001.
50. Gopalakrishnan, B., R.W. Plummer, N.M. Alkadi, Comparison of Glass Manufacturing Facilities based on Energy Consumption and Plant Characteristics, Journal of Energy and Development,  Vol. 27, No. 1, Autumn 2001.
51. Gopalakrishnan, B., Plummer, R.W., and Nagarajan, S., ENERGEX: Expert Systems for Industrial Energy Conservation and Management, Energy Engineering, Journal of the Association of Energy Engineers, Vol. 94, No. 2, pg. 58-79, 1997.
52. Gopalakrishnan, B., Product Design and Process Planning in Concurrent Engineering, Text Book PublicationInternational Society for Productivity Enhancement, ISBN: 1-879727-00-5, 1996.
53. Gopalakrishnan, B., Adhikari, S., Chintala, S., and Bhaskaran, G., Design for Effective Product Storage and Distribution in Concurrent Engineering,  Design for X: Concurrent Engineering Imperatives, chapter in the book edited by Dr. George Huang, Chapman and Hall, pg. 230-244, 1996.
54. Gopalakrishnan, B., Srinath, S., and Fultz, B., A Machine Learning Model for Robot Kinematics and Motion Task Planning for Mechanical Assembly Applications, MS94-198,  SME Transactions on Robotics Research, pg. 1-11, 1995.
55. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Computer Numerically Controlled Machining of Complex Geometries in Concurrent Engineering, Journal of Design and Manufacturing, Vol. 3, pg. 45-55, 1993.
56. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan V., Materials and Manufacturing Processes Selection System for Product Designs in Concurrent Engineering, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 28, Nos. 1,2, pg. 93-103, September 1991.
57. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Al-Khayyal, F., Machine Parameter Selection for Turning with Constraints: An Analytical Approach based on Geometric ProgrammingInternational Journal of Production Research, Vol. 29. No. 9, pg. 1897-1908, September 1991.
58. Gopalakrishnan, B., Expert-systems-based Evaluators: Applications in Design for Manufacturing,  Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 2, pg. 189-194, October 1990.
59. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Expert Systems for Machining Parameter Selection: Design Aspects,  Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 2, pg. 59-63, April 1990.
60. Gopalakrishnan, B., Computer Integrated Machining Parameter Selection in a Job Shop using Expert Systems, Journal of Mechanical Working Technology, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 1989.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers and Other Articles

1. Al-Shebeeb, Gopalakrishnan, B., Influence of Materials Properties on Process Planning Effectiveness, SAE Technical Paper Proceedings of the SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, 2017.
2. Al-Shebeeb, Gopalakrishnan, B., Computer Aided Process Planning Approach for Cost Reduction and Increase in Throughput, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Detroit, Michigan, September 2016.
3. Gopalakrishnan, B., Mahareddy, M., Abolhassani, A., Nimbarte, A., Energy Profiling Analysis Based on Energy Assessments for Small Rural Businesses in West Virginia, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities (IEECB&SC'16), Frankfurt, Germany, 2016.
4. Gopalakrishnan, B., Jalali, M.,Chaudhari, S., Gupta, D., Crowe, E., Design and Development of An Energy Efficiency Knowledge Center (EEKC), Proceedings of ICINCO 2014 Eleventh International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Vienna, Austria, 2014.
5. Bhadra, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., and Chaudhari, S., Energy Efficiency in Continuous Galvanizing Lines, Proceedings of the International Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference, Ouarzazate, Morocco, 2013.
6. Crowe, E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Adolphson, G., Biser, G., Cullen, K., A Collaborative Approach to Sustainability: A Case Study of West Virginia Sustainable Communities, Proceedings of the World Energy Congress, Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA, 2012.
7. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gump, C.D., Gupta, D.P., Chaudhari, S.A. Development of a Software System to Facilitate Implementation of Coal and Wood Co-Fired Boilers, Proceedings of the Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA, May 2012.
8. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Bitar, A., Analysis of Compressed Air and Process Heating Systems, Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress, Detroit, MI, 2012.
9. Crowe, E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Cullen, K., Chaudhari, S., Results of an Enhanced Save Energy Now (SEN) Energy Assessment, A Case Study of a Steel Mini-Mill, Proceedings of the Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, USA, May 2011.
10. Cullen, K., Crowe, E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S., Energy Efficiency Programs in West Virginia: A Partnership Approach, Proceedings of the Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, USA, May 2011.
11. Cullen, K., Crowe, E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Chaudhari, S., Save Energy Now Regional Partnership: Advancing Energy Productivity through Government, Industrial, and University Collaboration, Proceedings of the ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Niagara Falls, USA, 2011.
12. Gopalakrishnan, B., Koonammodi, V., Sundaramoorthy, S., Chaudhari, S., Multivariable Efficiency Evaluation of Boilers, Proceedings of the International Conference on Thermal Energy and Environment, Kalasalingam University, India, 2011.
13. Chaudhari, S., Gupta, D.P., Gopalakrishnan, B., Investigation of Relationship between System Efficiency Curve and Measurement and Verification (M&V) of Energy Savings, Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, 2011.
14. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Energy Efficiency in Industrial Process Heating SystemsKnovel®Engineering Cases - Where Theory Meets Practice, Online Article , December 16, 2009.
15. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Compressed Air Energy Saving Assessments (ESA) for the Automotive Supply Chain, SAE Technical Paper Series, SAE International, 2009-01-0135, SAE World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, April 2009.
16. Gupta, D., Gopalakrishnan, B., Godavarthy, H., Energy Conservation Through Productivity Enhancement in Manufacturing Facilities, SAE World Congress & Exhibition, 2008-01-1164, Detroit, MI, USA, April, 2008.
17. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gupta, D.P., Mardikar, Y., Chaudhari, S., Jadeja, J., Diagnostics for Developing Energy Efficiency Measures in Compressed Air Systems, SAE World Congress & Exhibition, SP-2109, Detroit, MI, USA, April 16-25, 2007.
18. Halabe, U. B., Agrawal, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., and Grushecky, S., Defect Detection in Wooden Logs Using Ground Penetrating Radar, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 26, Portland, Oregon, July 30 - August 4, 2006.
19. Gopalakrishnan, B., Chavan, R., Benchmarking of Energy Consumption in Continuous Galvanizing Lines, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing VI Conference, Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Boston, MA, Vol.5999, pp. 59990T1-T8, 2005.
20. Devaru, D., Halabe, U.B., Gopalakrishnan, B., Agrawal, S., Grushecky, S., Algorithm for Detecting Defects in Wooden Logs using Ground Penetrating Radar, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing VI Conference, Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Boston, MA, Vol.5999, pp. 59990B1-B12, 2005.
21. Gopalakrishnan, B., Kokatnur, A., Gupta, D., Application of Target Costing in Machining, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V ConferenceSociety of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Philadelphia, Vol. 5605, pp. 238-249, 2004.
22. Chaudhari, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., Real Time Data Acquisition and Analysis for Load Estimation in Electrical Motors, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V Conference, Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Philadelphia, Vol. 5605, pp. 195-205, 2004.
23. Mardikar, Y., Gopalakrishnan, B., A Computer Based Approach to Energy Conservation in Semiconductor Manufacturing, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V Conference,Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Philadelphia, Vol. 5605, pp. 178-186, 2004.
24. Gupta, D.P., Gopalakrishnan, B., Real Time Intelligent Decision Making with Data Mining, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing V Conference, Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Rhode Island, October 2003.
25. Gopalakrishnan, B., Alkadi, N.M., Plummer, R.W., Design for Energy: An Inverted Pyramid Approach,Proceedings of the Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Texas A and M University, Houston, 2002.
26. Akladios, M., McMullin, D., Gopalakrishnan, B., Becker, P.E., Carr, M., Lobo, P., Farmani, M., Decker, A., Safety by Design & Future Developments, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing IV Conference, Society of Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Newton, MA, October 2001.
27. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gunasekaran, A., Editors, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference IV, SPIE, Newton, MA, 2001.
28. Gopalakrishnan, B., Gunasekaran, A., Editors, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference III,  SPIE, Boston, 2000.
29. McMullin, D.L., Akladios, M., Gopalakrishnan, B., Myers, W., Becker, P., Development, Validation, and Limitations of an Expert System for Safety and Health Concerns in Technology Development, Proceedings of the 14th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2000.
30. Akladios, M., McMullin, D., Becker, P.E., Gopalakrishnan, B., Carr, M., Lobo, P., Advances in Safety by Design, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing III, SPIE, Vol. 4192, pp. 338-347, 2000.
31. Ammar, H.H., Yacoub, S.M., Mili, A., Gopalakrishnan, B., Toward an Integrated Approach to Systems Design, Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing II, SPIE, Boston, 1999.
32. Akladios, M., McMullin, D., Gopalakrishnan, B., Design for Worker Safety: An Expert Systems Approach,Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing II, SPIE, Boston, 1999.
33. Gopalakrishnan, B., Murugesan, S., Editors, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference II, SPIE, November 1999.
34. Akladios, M., Gopalakrishnan, B., etal, Development of an Expert System to Help design for Worker Safety,Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference, SPIE, November 1998.
35. Akladios, M., Gopalakrishnan, B., Development of an Expert System to Help Design for Worker Safety, Robotics and Machine Perception, SPIE’s International Technical Working Group Newsletter, SPIE, Volume 7, Issue 2, August 1998.
36. LeDoux, C.B., Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pabba, R., THINEX: An Expert System for Forest Stand Productivity Management, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference, SPIE, Boston, MA, 1998.
37. Gopalakrishnan, B., Murugesan, S., Editors, Proceedings of the Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing Conference I, Boston, MA, SPIE, November 1998.
38. Irwin, C., and Gopalakrishnan, B., Industries of the Future in West Virginia (IOF-WV), Concept Paper, NRCCE publication, West Virginia University, 1997.
39. Gopalakrishnan, B., Murugesan, S., Struger, O., Zeichen, G.,Editors, Proceedings of the Architectures, Networks, and Intelligent Systems for Manufacturing Integration Conference, SPIE, Pittsburg, 1997.
40. Gopalakrishnan, B., Plummer, R.W., Srinath, S., Meffe, C., Veena, R., and Ipe, J., Energy Analysis and Diagnostics Data Analysis from Industrial Energy Assessments for Manufacturing Industries, Proceedings of the 19th National Energy Technology Conference,  Texas A & M UniversityHouston, TX, 1997.
41. Gopalakrishnan, B., Akella, V., A Systematic Approach for the Selection and Evaluation of Suppliers: Application in the ISO 9000 Domain, Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, August 1997.
42. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pericherla, R., Design for Manufacturability of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder, Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Research Conference, IIE, Miami, FL, May 1997.
43. LeDoux, C.B., Gopalakrishnan, B., Mudiyanur, S., Maximizing Financial Yields while Meeting Landowner Objectives and Ecosystem Goals, Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the Council on Forest Engineering and International Union of Forest Research Organizations Subject Group, S3.04-00, Marquette, MI, August 1996.
44. Gopalakrishnan, B., Shashikiran, U.R., Sriram, T.L., Educational and Research Approaches in Mechatronics,Proceedings of the   Mechatronics Conference, sponsored by NSF and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Francisco, 1996.
45. Ledoux, C., and Gopalakrishnan, B., FOREX - An Expert System for Managing Even-Aged Upland Oak Forests on Steep Terrain,  Proceedings of the 10th Central Hardwood Forest Conference, Morgantown, WV, 1995.
46. Chintala, S., and Gopalakrishnan, B., Product Design for Effective Storage in Concurrent Engineering,Proceedings of the Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, ISPE, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994.
47. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Computer Integrated Design and Manufacture of Complex Geometries in Concurrent Engineering,  Proceedings of the 30th International MATADOR Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom, pp. 559-564, April 1993.
48. Gopalakrishnan, B., CNC Machinability: A New Definition in Concurrent Engineering, invited paper,Proceedings of the IIE International Research Conference, IIE, Chicago, pp. 191-195, May 1992.
49. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pathak, M., Machine Parameter Selection and Cost Estimation Techniques: Applications in Concurrent Engineering, Proceedings of the Manufacturing International Conference, (MI'92), SME, Dallas, TX, pp. 249-256, 1992.
50. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Song, J., Machine Learning Models for Machining Process Planning, Proceedings of the Flexible Automation and Information Management Conference, Washington, D.C., pp. 886-897, 1992.
51. Gopalakrishnan, B., An Educational Perspective on Product Design for Manufacturing, Proceedings of the IBM Academic Computing Conference, pp. 37-38, Dallas, TX, 1991.
52. Dwivedi, S., Gopalakrishnan, B., etal., A Manufacturing Knowledge-Based System with Integrated Forge, Machine, and Assemble Process Modelers,  Proceedings of the International Conference and Workshop on Simultaneous Engineering, New Delhi, India, 1991.
53. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Feature Based Machining Analysis and Cost Estimation for the Manufacture of Complex Geometries in Concurrent Engineering, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics, and Factories of the Future, ISPE, Norfolk, VA, pp. 205-210, December 1990.
54. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pathak M., Expert Systems for Milling Process Selection,  Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics, and Factories of the Future, ISPE, Norfolk, VA, pp. 293-298, December 1990.
55. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Product Design and Process Planning for the Machining of Complex Geometries in Concurrent Engineering,  Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Automotive Technology and Automation, Vienna, Austria, pp. 58-64, December 1990.
56. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pandiarajan, V., Product Design for Manufacturing: The Use of Knowledge Based Systems in Concurrent Engineering,  Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Los Angeles, pp. 566-568, November 1990.
57. Gopalakrishnan, B., Expert Systems Based Machining Process Evaluation and Selection in Concurrent Engineering, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Mechanical System Design in a Concurrent Engineering Environment, Iowa City, pp. 257- 262, October 1990.
58. Gopalakrishnan, B., and Pathak, M., A Demonstration of the Concurrent Engineering Process using Feature Based Design, Machining Process Selection, and Machining Cost Estimation Models, Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Mechanical System Design in a Concurrent Engineering Environment, Iowa City, pp. 385-392, October 1990.
59. Gopalakrishnan, B., Machining Advisor for Concurrent Engineering,  Proceedings of the IIE Integrated Systems Conference, Atlanta, pp. 78-84, November 1989.
60. Gopalakrishnan, B., Analysis of Toyota's Goal Chasing Algorithm for Mixed Model Assembly Line Balancing,Proceedings of the Manufacturing International Conference, (MI'88), SME, Atlanta, pp. 219-222, April 1988.