Associate Professor Warren Smith

Associate Professor in Aero/Mech Engineering
School of Engineering and Information Technology
+61 2 6268 8262
+61 2 6268 8276

LOCATION

Building 20 Room 135
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Associate Professor School of Engineering and IT University College, ADFA

Affiliate Research Scholar, University of Oklahoma, 2013-14

Qualifications

  • PhD (Operations Research)
  • MS (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BE (Naval Architecture) 1st Class Honours

Memberships

MSNAME, MASME, MRINA, AAEE

Research Interests

  • Complex Systems • Systems Modelling • Decision-Based Design • Optimisation Methods
  • Mechanical Design • Vehicle Design (Formula SAE)
  • Naval Architecture • Ship Design and Safety
  • Engineering Design Education • Authentic and Immersive Experiential Learning

Supervised HDR Completions (as at April 2017)

Sabeghi, M., Solution Space Exploration in Model-Based Realization of Engineered Systems. 2016, University of Oklahoma.

Milisavljevic, J., Accounting for Uncertainty in the Realization of Multistage Manufacturing Processes. 2015, University of Oklahoma.

Drohan, D., Inflatable Lifejacket Requirements for Encumbered Military Personnel, in School of Engineering and IT. 2015, UNSW: Canberra.

Coutts-Smith, L., Investigation of Anisotropic Laminated Bend-Twist Coupled Cantilevers in the Context of Preliminary Design and Analysis, in School of Engineering and IT. 2015, UNSW: Canberra.

Hayes, P., Stability Requirements of Naval Landing Craft, in School of Engineering and IT. 2014, UNSW: Canberra.

Singh, H.K., Development of Optimization Methods to Deal with Current Challenges in Engineering Design Optimization, in School of Engineering and IT. 2011, UNSW: Canberra.

Ayob, A.F.M., Development of an Optimization Framework for the Design of High Speed Planing Craft, in School of Engineering and IT. 2011, UNSW: Canberra.

Xie, S., Dynamic Contribution-based Decomposition Method and Hybrid Genetic Algorithm for Multidisciplinary Engineering Optimisation, in School of Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University College. 2009, University of New South Wales, PhD Thesis: Canberra.

Isaacs, A., Development of Optimization Methods to Solve Computationally Expensive Problems, in School of Engineering and Information Technology, University College. 2009, University of New South Wales, PhD Thesis: Canberra.

Fulton, N.L., Regional Airspace Design:  A Structured Systems Engineering Approach, in School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University College. 2002, University of New South Wales, PhD Thesis: Canberra.

Peacock, D.A., Decision-Based Hydrodynamic Design of Displacement Monohulls, in School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. 1998, University of New South Wales, PhD Thesis: Sydney.

Teaching Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering Design (variety of UG courses 1st-4th year)
  • Naval Architecture (UG and PG)

Organisational Leadership

  • National Coordinator, Warman Design & Build Project & Competition, 2002-present
  • Faculty Advisor, Formula SAE student design & build competition, 2003 – 2013 at UNSW Canberra, 2013-2014 at University of Oklahoma
  • F1inSchools ACT Hub Chair, 2007-present
  • F1inSchools National Rules Chair / Chair of Judges, Australia, 2011-present

Consulting Interests

  • Short courses: Naval Architecture, Ship Safety Management
  • Expert Opinion Services

Executive Positions

  • Head of School, School of Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering at UNSW-Canberra (ADFA), 2003-2009
  • Deputy Head of School, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at UNSW-Canberra (ADFA) 2002-2003

Significant Awards

  • Re-Engineering Australia Foundation Founder's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the F1inSchools Program, 2017
  • Australian Society for Operations Research Conference Best Paper Award, 2016
  • UNSW Canberra Community Engagement Award for Services to the F1inSchools Program, 2013
  • Re-Engineering Australia Foundation Founder's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the F1inSchools Program, 2013
  • UNSW Canberra Rector’s Commendation for Excellence in Classroom Teaching, 2010
  • ALTC (now OLT) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, 2008
  • AAEE Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, 2008
  • Ship Shape 2000, Royal Institution of Naval Architects Walter Atkinson Prize for best paper by a member, 1993

Prior Professional Experience

Naval Architect, Australian Department of Defence, 1978-1998

Various appointments included specialist engineering, research and managerial positions in - Ship hydrodynamics, ship concept design development and ship project costing; - Project management - Requirements and specification development; - Design, support and execution of tender evaluation methodologies.

Publications (as at April, 2017)

Books: 1

Book Chapters: 7

Journal: 13

Conference: 87

Books

Churches A; Smith WF, 2016, Warman design &​ build competition : a history of the Warman design &​ build competition 1988-2015, The Institution of Engineers Australia, http://dx.doi.org/https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/sites/default/files/content-images/2016-12/193686_-_warman_book_-_digital_final_for_website_0.pdf

Book Chapters

Westcott M; Fulton N; Smith W, 2018, 'Towards a Feasible Design Space for Proximity Alerts Between Two Aircraft in the Conflict Plane', in Data and Decision Sciences in Action, edn. Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering, Springer, pp. 187 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55914-8_14

Ray T; Isaacs A; Smith WF, 2009, 'Surrogate Assisted Evolutionary Algorithm for Multi-objective Optimization', in Rangaih GP (ed.), Multi-objective Optimization: Techniques and Applications in Chemical Engineering, edn. Har/Cdr edition (December 22, 2008), World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, pp. 131 - 151, http://www.worldscibooks.com/etextbook/7088/7088_toc.pdf

Ray T; Singh HK; Isaacs A; Smith W, 2009, 'Infeasibility driven evolutionary algorithm for constrained optimization', in Studies in Computational Intelligence, pp. 145 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-00619-7_7

Ray T; Isaacs A; Smith W, 2009, 'A memetic algorithm for dynamic multiobjective optimization', in Studies in Computational Intelligence, pp. 353 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-88051-6_16

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'Set representation and multi-parent learning within an evolutionary algorithm for optimal design of trusses', in Studies in Computational Intelligence, pp. 419 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85068-7_17

Mistree F; Smith WF; Bras B, 1993, 'A Decision-Based Approach to Concurrent Engineering', in Paresai HR; Sullivan W (ed.), Handbook of Concurrent Engineering, edn. Original, Chapman-Hall, New York, pp. 127 - 158

Journal articles

Hardré PL; Siddique Z; Smith WF, 2015, 'Modeling the motivation of mechanical engineering students: Productive perceptions for present and future success', International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 31, pp. 635 - 647

Ayob AFM; Ray T; Smith W, 2012, 'A hydrodynamic preliminary design optimization framework for high speed planing craft', Journal of Ship Research, vol. 56, pp. 35 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.5957/JOSR.56.1.100056

Mohamad Ayob AF; Ray T; Smith WF, 2011, 'Beyond hydrodynamic design optimization of planing craft', Transactions - Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, vol. 119, pp. 473 - 485

Mohamad Ayob AF; Ray T; Smith WF, 2011, 'Uncovering secrets behind low-resistance planing craft hull forms through optimization', Engineering Optimization, vol. 43, pp. 1161 - 1173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305215X.2010.546841

Ayob AFM; Ray T; Smith WF, 2011, 'Beyond hydrodynamic design optimization of planing craft', Journal of Ship Production, vol. 27, pp. 1 - 13

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'C-PSA: Constrained Pareto simulated annealing for constrained multi-objective optimization', Information Sciences, vol. 180, pp. 2499 - 2513, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2010.03.021

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2009, 'Multi-objective design optimisation using multiple adaptive spatially distributed surrogates', International Journal of Product Development, vol. 9, pp. 188 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJPD.2009.026179

Ray T; Smith W, 2006, 'A surrogate assisted parallel multiobjective evolutionary algorithm for robust engineering design', Engineering Optimization, vol. 38, pp. 997 - 1011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03052150600882538

Xie S; Milthorpe J; Smith WF; Wei R, 2004, 'A contribution-based decomposition method for multidisciplinary engineering optimization', Collection of Technical Papers - 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, vol. 5, pp. 2761 - 2768

Peacock DA; Smith WF; Pal PK, 1999, 'Typographical corrections for three recently published Regresssion based Resistance Preduction Methods', The Australian Naval Architect, pp. 35

Smith WF; Kamal S; Mistree F, 1987, 'INFLUENCE OF HIERRARCHICAL DECISIONS ON SHIP DESIGN.', Marine Technology and SNAME News, vol. 24, pp. 131 - 142

Conference Papers

Westcott M; Fulton N; Smith WF, (eds.), 2018, 'Towards a Feasible Design Space for Proximity Alerts Between Two Aircraft in the Conflict Plane', in DATA AND DECISION SCIENCES IN ACTION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Kensington, AUSTRALIA, pp. 187 - 200, presented at 24th Australian-Society-for-Operations-Research (ASOR) Conference, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Kensington, AUSTRALIA, 16 - 17 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55914-8_14

Fulton NL; Westcott M; Smith WF, (eds.), 2018, 'Constructing a Feasible Design Space for Multiple Cluster Conflict and Taskload Assessment', in DATA AND DECISION SCIENCES IN ACTION, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Kensington, AUSTRALIA, pp. 201 - 219, presented at 24th Australian-Society-for-Operations-Research (ASOR) Conference, Univ New S Wales, Canberra Campus, Kensington, AUSTRALIA, 16 - 17 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55914-8_15

Hoke C; Smith W; Wilson K, 2018, 'Effectiveness of First Year Mentoring Program on Increasing Student Sense of Belonging and Correlation with Motivation', in Effectiveness of First Year Mentoring Program on Increasing Student Sense of Belonging and Correlation with Motivation, 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2018, Hamilton, NZ, presented at 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2018, Hamilton, NZ, 09 - 12 December 2018, http://dx.doi.org/https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=168186903393100;res=IELENG

Smith WF; Wheeler C; Burvill C; Churches A; Riley T, (eds.), 2017, 'The Warman – Looking Beyond 30 Years', in 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2017), School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, Manly, Sydney, Australia, pp. 491 - 502, presented at Australasian Association for Engineering Education, AAEE2017, Manly, Sydney, Australia, 10 - 13 December 2017

Anastasio G; Cole J; Smith WF, 2017, 'Framing Considerations of Autonomous Naval Ships for the Royal Australian Navy', in International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, presented at International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, 03 - 05 October 2017

Fortescue D; Grimm M; Smith WF, 2017, 'Experiments investigating the Mass Moment of Inertia of Fluids in Roll', in International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, presented at International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, 03 - 05 October 2017

Grimm M; Smith WF; Fortescue D, 2017, 'The Influence of Roll Radius of Gyration Including the Effect of Inertia of Fluids on Motion Predictions', in International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, presented at International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2017, Sydney, Australia, 03 - 05 October 2017

Smith WF, 2016, 'Comparing Self-Perceptions of Students from Australia and the USA as they Develop Teamwork Competencies', in Comparing Self-Perceptions of Students from Australia and the USA as they Develop Teamwork Competencies, AAEE 2016, Coffs Harbour, presented at AAEE 2016, Coffs Harbour, 04 - 07 December 2016

Hayes P; Smith WF; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2015, 'A Reassessment of Wind Speeds used for Intact Stability Analysis', in A Reassessment of Wind Speeds used for Intact Stability Analysis, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, Glasgow, Scotland, presented at Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, Glasgow, Scotland, 14 - 19 June 2016

Drohan DNA; Smith WF; Macfarlane GJ, 2015, 'Inflatable Lifejacket Requirements for Encumbered Military Personnel', in Inflatable Lifejacket Requirements for Encumbered Military Personnel, Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, presented at Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, 06 - 08 October 2015

Hayes P; Smith WF; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2015, 'Quasi-Static Intact Stability Criterion for Ships with Well Decks', in Quasi-Static Intact Stability Criterion for Ships with Well Decks, Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, presented at Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, 06 - 08 October 2015

Lord JM; Smith WF, 2015, 'Offshore combatant Vessel – Concepts That Did Not Float', in Offshore combatant Vessel – Concepts That Did Not Float, Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, presented at Proceedings of the Pacific 2015 International Maritime Conference, Glebe Island, Sydney, Australia, 06 - 08 October 2015

Smith WF; Milisavljevic J; Sabeghi M; Allen JK; Mistree F, 2015, 'The realization of engineered systems with considerations of complexity', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC201546211

Smith WF, 2015, 'Design and build for Gondwanna - A course in mechanical and electronic design', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2015-46646

Sabeghi M; Smith W; Allen JK; Mistree F, 2015, 'Solution space exploration In model-based realization of engineered systems', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC201546457

Siddique Z; Mistree F; Balmer L; Smith WF, 2015, 'Development of student competencies overtime in an authentic immersive design experience', in ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, presented at

Smith WF; Siddique Z; Mistree F, 2014, 'The development of competencies in a design course from a student perspective', in ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, presented at

Smith WF; Siddique Z; Mistree F, 2014, 'Developing Teamwork Competencies in a Design Course – Self-Perceptions of Students', in Proceedings of the AAEE2014 Conference Wellington, New Zealand, AAEE2014 Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, presented at AAEE2014 Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 07 - 10 December 2014

Smith WF; Milisavljevic J; Sabeghi M; Allen JK; Mistree F, 2014, 'Accounting for uncertainty and complexity in the realization of engineered systems', in CEUR Workshop Proceedings, pp. 195 - 211, presented at

Drohan D; Smith WF, 2013, 'Understanding Lifejacket Requirements for Encumbered Military Personnel', in Proceedings of International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2013, Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, pp. Paper 14, presented at Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, 07 - 09 October 2013

Hayes P; Smith WF; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2013, 'Naval Landing Craft Stability: Development of New Rational Criteria for the RAN', in Proceedings of the International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2013, Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, pp. Paper 43, presented at Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, 07 - 09 October 2013

Fraser P; McCullagh J; Gamble G; Robinson J; Smith WF, 2013, 'Smart Valve Development', in Proceedings of the International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2013, Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, pp. Paper 62, presented at Pacific IMC 2013, Sydney, 07 - 09 October 2013

Coutts-Smith LJ; Heslehurst RB; Smith WF, 2013, 'Manufacturing considerations of a tailored bend-twist coupled laminate', in International SAMPE Technical Conference, International SAMPE Technical Conference, Kansas, pp. 1025 - 1039, presented at International SAMPE Technical Conference, Kansas, 21 - 24 October 2013

Coutts-Smith LJ; Heslehurst RB; Smith WF, 2013, 'Tailoring Laminate Bend-Twist Coupling Through Ply Position', in Composites Australia and CRC-ACS, 2013 Composites Conference, Composites Australia and CRC-ACS, 2013 Composites Conference, Melbourne, Vic, presented at Composites Australia and CRC-ACS, 2013 Composites Conference, Melbourne, Vic, 04 - 05 March 2013

Smith WF, 2013, 'A pillar of mechanical engineering design education in Australia - 25 years of the Warman Design and Build Competition', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2013-12647

Mohamad ayob A; Ray T; Smith WF, 2012, 'The Quest for Optimum High Speed Planing Craft Design', in Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, pp. 507 - 516, presented at Pacific IMC 2012, Sydney, 31 January - 02 February 2012

Hayes P; Smith WF; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2012, 'Naval Landing Craft Stability', in Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, pp. 1 - 11, presented at Pacific IMC 2012, Sydney, 31 January - 02 February 2012

Drohan D; McNeice B; Smith WF; Burdekin SG, 2012, 'Development of New RAN Personal Lifesaving Equipment', in Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, pp. 1 - 11, presented at Pacific IMC 2012, Sydney, 01 January 2012, http://www.pacific2012imc.com/

Hayes P; Smith WF; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2012, 'Naval Landing Craft Stability - Simulation of Extreme Roll Motions and Shipping of Water into the Well Deck', in Naval Landing Craft Stability - Simulation of Extreme Roll Motions and Shipping of Water into the Well Deck, Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, 11th International Conference, Athens, pp. 607 - 616, presented at Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, 11th International Conference, Athens, 23 - 28 September 2012

Mohamad Ayob AF; Ray T; Smith WF, 2012, 'The quest for optimum high speed planing craft design', in RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Maritime Conference 2012, Pacific 2012, pp. 507 - 516, presented at

Drohan D; McNeice B; Luckin P; Smith WF; Burdekin S, 2012, 'Development of new RAN personal lifesaving equipment', in RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Maritime Conference 2012, Pacific 2012, pp. 517 - 527, presented at

Smith WF; Myers M; Dansie B, 2012, 'F1 in schools - An australian perspective', in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), pp. 369 - 382, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2012-86240

Hayes P; Smith W; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2012, 'Naval landing craft stability', in RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Maritime Conference 2012, Pacific 2012, pp. 543 - 553, presented at

Smith WF; Ayob AFM; Ray T, 2012, 'The design of high speed planing craft using an optimization framework', in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), pp. 11 - 20, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2012-85844

Smith WF, 2011, 'Some Initial Findings From an Investigation of Engineering Students’ Choices and Motivations', in International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, ASME, Washington DC, pp. 1 - 10, presented at ASME IDETC, Washington DC, 28 - 31 August 2011

Saha A; Ray T; Smith W, 2011, 'Towards practical evolutionary robust multi-objective optimization', in 2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011, pp. 2123 - 2130, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2011.5949877

Ayob AFM; Ray T; Smith WF, 2011, 'Scenario-based hydrodynamic design optimization of high speed planing craft for coastal surveillance', in 2011 IEEE Congress of Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2011, pp. 354 - 361, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2011.5949640

Smith WF, 2011, 'Some initial findings from an investigation of engineering students' choices and motivations', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. 661 - 670, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2011-47796

Mohamad ayob A; Ray T; Smith WF, (ed.), 2010, 'A Framework for Scenario-Based Hydrodynamic Design Optimization of Hard Chine Planing Craft', in Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Gubbio, Italy, pp. 7 - 19, presented at 9th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries, Gubbio, Italy, 12 - 14 April 2010, http://www.ssi.tu-harburg.de/doc/webseiten_dokumente/compit/dokumente/compit2010_gubbio.pdf

Smith WF, 2010, 'Excitement and Education from Design Based Experiential Learning - Perspectives of F1inSchools', in ConnectED 2010: proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Education, University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 32 - 37, presented at CONNECTED2010 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 28 June - 01 July 2010

Smith WF, 2010, 'Investigating Engineering Students’ Choices and Motivations – a work in progress', in Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, The Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia, pp. 32 - 37, presented at 21st Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, 05 - 08 December 2010, http://www.aaee2010.com.au/index.cfm

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Performance of Infeasibility Empowered Memetic Algorithm (IEMA) on engineering design problems', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 425 - 434, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17432-2_43

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Performance of infeasibility empowered memetic algorithm for CEC 2010 constrained optimization problems', in 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2010.5585946

Singh HK; Ray T; Smith W, 2010, 'Surrogate assisted Simulated Annealing (SASA) for constrained multi-objective optimization', in 2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2010.5586124

Mohamad Ayob AF; Ray T; Smith WF, 2010, 'Hydrodynamic design optimization of a hard chine planing craft for coastal surveillance', in International Maritime Conference 2010, Pacific 2010, pp. 73 - 82, presented at

Hayes P; Smith W; Renilson M; Cannon S, 2010, 'Naval landing craft stability research', in International Maritime Conference 2010, Pacific 2010, pp. 232 - 241, presented at

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2009, 'An improved secondary ranking for many objective optimization problems', in Proceedings of the 11th Annual Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2009, pp. 1837 - 1838, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1569901.1570190

Mohamad Ayob AF; Ray T; Smith WF, 2009, 'An optimization framework for the design of planing craft', in RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Conference on Computer Applications in Shipbuilding 2009, ICCAS, pp. 1028 - 1057, presented at

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2009, 'Memetic algorithm for dynamic bi-objective optimization problems', in 2009 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2009, pp. 1707 - 1713, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2009.4983147

Smith WF, 2008, 'Twenty-one years of the Warman Design and Build competition', in To Industry and Beyond, 19th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: To Industry and Beyond, Rockhampton, presented at 19th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: To Industry and Beyond, Rockhampton, 07 - 10 December 2008

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A study on the performance of substitute distance based approaches for evolutionary many objective optimization', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 401 - 410, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89694-4_41

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'Infeasibility Driven Evolutionary Algorithm (IDEA) for engineering design optimization', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 104 - 115, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89378-3_11

Singh H; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A simulated annealing algorithm for single objective trans-dimensional optimization problems', in Proceedings - 8th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, HIS 2008, pp. 19 - 24, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HIS.2008.45

Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'Robust ship designs - Balancing uncertainty - Impacts of future trends', in Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2008, pp. 265 - 274, presented at

Smith W; Ray T, 2008, 'Preliminary frigate design using a multi-objective evolutionary algorithm', in Royal Institution of Naval Architects - International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2008, pp. 223 - 232, presented at

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'An efficient hybrid algorithm for optimization of discrete structures', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 625 - 634, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89694-4_63

Isaacs A; Puttige V; Ray T; Smith W; Anavatti S, 2008, 'Development of a memetic algorithm for dynamic multi-objective optimization and its applications for online neural network modeling of UAVs', in Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, pp. 548 - 554, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IJCNN.2008.4633847

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'Blessings of maintaining infeasible solutions for constrained multi-objective optimization problems', in 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2008, pp. 2780 - 2787, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2008.4631171

Singh HK; Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2008, 'A simulated annealing algorithm for constrained Multi-Objective Optimization', in 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2008, pp. 1655 - 1662, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2008.4631013

Smith WF, 2007, 'Perspectives of the `Warman design and build competition`', in ConnecED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, Sydney, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 - 12 July 2007

Churches AE; Green C; Field B; Wightley A; Green LN; van de Loo P; Burvill C; Smith WF; Snook C, 2007, 'Creating tomorrow`s engineering designers', in ConnecED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, Sydney, presented at ConnectED 2007 International Conference on Design Education, Sydney, 09 - 12 July 2007

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2007, 'A hybrid evolutionary algorithm with simplex local search', in 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2007, pp. 1701 - 1708, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2007.4424678

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2007, 'Novel evolutionary algorithm with set representation scheme for truss design', in 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2007, pp. 3902 - 3908, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2007.4424979

Isaacs A; Ray T; Smith W, 2007, 'An evolutionary algorithm with spatially distributed surrogates for multiobjective optimization', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 257 - 268, presented at

Smith WF; Yeomans SR, 2006, 'Observations drawn from occurrences of deck cracking', in PACIFIC 2006, PACIFIC 2006, Sydney, presented at PACIFIC 2006, Sydney, 31 January - 02 February 2006

Stoll CJ; Smith WF; Milthorpe JF, 2006, 'Development of a testing procedure for the procurement of RHIBs for the RAN', in PACIFIC 2006, PACIFIC 2006, Sydney, presented at PACIFIC 2006, Sydney, 31 January - 02 February 2006

Ray T; Smith W, 2006, 'Surrogate assisted evolutionary algorithm for multiobjective optimization', in Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, pp. 5558 - 5565, presented at

Xie S; Milthorpe JF; Smith WF; Wei R, 2004, 'A Contribution based Decomposition Method for Multidisciplinary Engineering Optimization', in A Contribution based Decomposition Method for Multidisciplinary Engineering Optimization, 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, pp. 3 - 8, presented at 10th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Albany, NY, 01 September 2004

Neumann DC; Smith WF, (ed.), 2004, 'An Advance for Australian Naval Ships Mass Property (Weight) Management', in Maritime Engineering - Challenges and Opportunities, Maritime Engineering - Challenges and Opportunities, Sydney, pp. 322 - 329, presented at Maritime Engineering - Challenges and Opportunities, Sydney, 03 - 05 February 2004

Xie S; Smith WF, 2003, 'A Flexible mixed variables genetic algorithm for multi-objective optimization', in 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS 2003), 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS 2003), Singapore, presented at 2nd International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS 2003), Singapore, 15 - 18 December 2003

Xie S; Smith WF, 2003, 'Modelling and exploring the systems design space using a hybrid genetic algorithm', in SETE 2003, SETE 2003, Canberra, presented at SETE 2003, Canberra, 27 - 29 October 2003

Fulton NL; Baird JP; Smith WF, 2003, 'A Compromise Decision Support Apprach to Airspace Design', in A Compromise Decision Support Apprach to Airspace Design, AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, presented at AIAC 2003: 10th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Brisbane, Australia, 06 - 08 March 2001

Xie S; Peacock DA; Milthorpe JF; Smith WF, (ed.), 2002, 'Modelling and Exploring Heirarchical Systems Engineering Models with a Preliminary Ship Design Focus', in 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium and Exhibit on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, 9th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, presented at 9th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 30 August - 01 September 2004

Smith WF; Milthorpe JF, (ed.), 2002, 'An Overview of Undergraduate Maritime Engineering Research at the Australian Defence Force Academy', in Pacific 2002 International Maritime Conference, Pacific 2002 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, presented at Pacific 2002 International Maritime Conference, Sydney, 29 - 31 January 2002

Xie S; Smith WF, 2002, 'Towards a hybrid solver - Integration of a genetic algorithm within "DSIDES"', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. 137 - 147, presented at

Fulton N; Baird J; Smith WF, 2002, 'Modelling airspace design from a systems engineering perspective', in 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, presented at

Xie S; Peacock D; Milthorpe J; Smith WF, 2002, 'Modelling and exploring hierarchical systems engineering models with a preliminary ship design focus', in 9th AIAA/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization, presented at

Xie S; Smith WF, 2002, 'Towards a hybrid solver-integration of a genetic algorithm within "dsides"', in Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, ASME 2002 DETC and CIE, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 137 - 147, presented at ASME 2002 DETC and CIE, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 29 September - 02 October 2002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/DETC2002/CIE-34400

Smith WF; Anforth TM; Crane AM, 2000, 'A survey of concurrent engineering design practice in the Australian automotive and maritime industries', in 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, ASME, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, presented at ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences 2000, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 10 - 14 September 2000

Smith WF; Hoadley SR; Moyle NJ, 2000, 'Defence acquisition decision support through design systems modelling and exploration', in 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, ASME, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, presented at ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences 2000, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 10 - 14 September 2000

Loizou RA; Milthorpe JF; Smith WF, 2000, 'A feasibility study of open water ship motion model testing on Lake George', in 7th International conference on stability of ships and ocean vehicles (STAB2000), 7th International conference on stability of ships and ocean vehicles (STAB2000), Launceston, presented at 7th International conference on stability of ships and ocean vehicles (STAB2000), Launceston, 07 - 11 February 2000

Smith WF; Thomson R, 1999, 'Assessing the remaining life of corroded ship structures', in ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ADFA, Canberra, presented at ACAM 99 2nd Australasian congress on applied mechanics, ADFA, Canberra, 10 - 12 February 1999

Peacock DA; Smith WF; Pal PK, 1998, 'Decision Based Hull-form Generation for Minimal Motions', in OC 1998, OC`98, Osaka, Japan, presented at OC`98, Osaka, Japan, 01 May 1998

Peacock DA; Smith WF; Pal PK, (ed.), 1998, 'Decision Based Hydrodynamic Design of Displacement Monohulls', in AME 1998 Meeting the Needs of the Maritime Industry, AME`98 Meeting the Needs of the Maritime Industry, Maroubra, Sydney, presented at AME`98 Meeting the Needs of the Maritime Industry, Maroubra, Sydney, 01 - 03 July 1998

Peacock DA; Smith WF; Pal PK, 1997, 'Hull Form Generation Using Multi-Objective Optimisation Techniques', in 6th International Marine Design Conference, IMDC 97, 6th Intl Marine Design Conf & Summer Meeting of the German Soc Naval Architects, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, presented at IMDC 97, 6th Intl Marine Design Conf & Summer Meeting of the German Soc Naval Architects, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 01 June 1997

Peacock DA; Smith WF; Pal PK, 1997, 'Minimal Ship Motion Hull-Form Design for High Speed using Multi-Criteria Optimisation Techniques', in 4th International Conference on Fast Sea Transportation, 4th International Conference of Fast Sea Transportation, University of New South Wales, presented at 4th International Conference of Fast Sea Transportation, University of New South Wales, 21 - 23 July 1997

Smith WF; Mistree F, 1994, 'The Development of Top-Level Ship Specifications: A Decision-Based Approach', in 5th International Marine Design Conference, IMDC 94, 5th Intl Marine Design Conf & Summer Meeting of the German Soc Naval Architects, Delft, presented at IMDC 94, 5th Intl Marine Design Conf & Summer Meeting of the German Soc Naval Architects, Delft, 24 - 27 May 1994

Smith WF, 1988, 'AUSEVAL - The Application of the Decision Support Problem Technique to Ship Design', in International Workshop on Engineering Design and Manufacturing Management, INWEDAM 98, Melbourne, Australia, presented at INWEDAM 98, Melbourne, Australia, 01 January 1988

Smith WF; Lyon TD, 1988, 'AUSEVAL - A Systems Approach for the Design and Evaluation of Naval Ships', in AUSEVAL - A Systems Approach for the Design and Evaluation of Naval Ships, Naval Engineering Symposium, Sydney, presented at Naval Engineering Symposium, Sydney, 01 January 1988

Smith WF; Kamal S; Mistree F, 1985, 'A Practical Computer-Based Systems Approach for Ship Design', in A Practical Computer-Based Systems Approach for Ship Design, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Texas Section, Houston, presented at SNAME Annual Meeting, Texas Section, Houston, 01 January 1985

Theses / Dissertations

Singh HK, 2011, Development of optimization methods to deal with current challenges in engineering design optimization, thesis