Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Altered lower extremity joint mechanics occur during the star excursion balance test and single leg hop after ACL-reconstruction in a collegiate athleteComputer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. 1-15.
2017 Computational assessment of dynamic interaction of neural probes with the brain motion under mechanical motion and impactsBrain Injury. 1015.
2013 Evaluation of Fatigue for a Pectus Bar Removal Surgical Tool Design for a Safe Clinical Practice Use SettingComputer-Aided Design and Applications. 73-81.
2012 Application of CAD Analysis to Update the Design for a Pectus Excavatum Bar Extraction ToolComputer-Aided Design and Applications. 227-234.
2012 Influence of Kinematic Analysis Methods on Detecting Ankle and Subtlar Joint InstabilityJournal of Biomechanics. 46-52.
2011 Automated Dental Implantation Using Image-guided Robotics – Registration ResultsInternational Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. 627-634.
2009 Development of a Portable Hardware to Measure Material Stiffness CharacteristicsInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems.
2008 A Dynamic Approach to a Maglev System to Efficiently Design a Secondary Suspension SystemInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems.
2008 A-Pillar Optimization for a Vehicular Roof CrushInternational Journal of Agile Manufacturing.
2008 An Approach to Integrate GNOME Technology with Kinematic Theory for Design and ManufacturingInternational Journal of Agile Manufacturing.
2008 Design for Manufacturing of Motion Generation Four-Bar Linkages with Links and Joints TolerancesInternational Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems.
2008 Finite Element Infant Eye Model to Investigate Retinal Forces in Shacking Baby SyndromeGraefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 561-571.
2007 Simulation of a Vehicular Roof Crush Deformation Using Prescribed Nodal MotionInternational Journal of Agile Manufacturing. 167-175.
2004 Effects of Initial Seated Position in Low Speed Rear-End Impacts: A Comparison with the TNO Rear Impact Dummy (TRID) ModelJournal of Traffic Injury Prevention.
1997 A New Circuit Rectification Method In Four-Bar LinkagesASME Journal of Mechanical Design.
1997 Optimal Design of Motion Generation of Four-Bar MechanismsASME Journal of Mechanical Design. 225-231.
1996 Rectified Synthesis of Coupler-Driven Four-Bar Mechanisms for Three Position Motion GenerationJournal of Applied Mechanisms and Robotics.
1996 Rectified Synthesis of Coupler-Driven Watt I Six-Bar Linkages for Four Position Motion GenerationJournal of Applied Mechanisms and Robotics.
1996 Rectified Synthesis of Six-Bar Watt I Crank Driven MechanismsASME Journal of Mechanical Design. 377-383.
1995 A Hybrid Approach to Solving the Position Equations for Planar MechanismsASME Journal of Mechanical Design. 627-632.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2011 Vitreous Strain During Saccadic Movements in an Infant Eye Computational Model
2010 Optimized Surgical Tool for Pectus Bar Extraction
2009 Optimization of A-Pillar for Rollover crash of the automobile
2009 System Design and Integration for Repeated Impact Tests
2008 Development and validation of a dynamic model of the maglev transportation system at Old Dominion University
2006 Simulation of a Vehicular Roof Crush Deformation Using Prescribed Nodal Motion
2005 Development of a Methodology to Visualize and conduct a Physical Experiment as a Web-based Virtual Experiment
2005 Effects of Track Irregularities on Dynamic Responses of a Moving Maglev Train.  Paper Number : 2005.
2004 Dynamic Analysis of a Moving Maglev Train
2003 A Web-Based Multi-Media Virtual Experiment
2002 The Effects of Occupant and Vehicular Parameters on the Onset and Severity of Whiplash Associated Disorder from Low Speed Rear-End Collisions
2001 Using Biomechanical Modeling Tools to Support Accident Litigations.  655-660.

Research Overview

  • Kinematics and Dynamics, Design, CAD, Product Development, Stress Analysis, bioengineering, and Simulations.
  • Grants

  • Collaborative Research: The Impact of Oceanic Forcing On The Melting of West Antartic Peninsula Glaciers  awarded by National Science Foundation 2016 - 2019
  • Creating the Fleet Maker: An Informal STEM Learning Environment to Stimulate Innovative Thinking, Broaden Participation in STEM, and Empower All Sailors to Become Aware of the Possibilities Available through STEM Learning  awarded by Office of Naval Research 2016 - 2019
  • Exploration of Additive Manuf Naval App Exped Warfare  awarded by Office of the Secretary of defense 2016 - 2018
  • Integrated Adaptive Wing Technology Maturation  awarded by NASA-Headquarters 2016 - 2018
  • Exploration of Additive Manufacturing For Naval Applications In Expeditionary Warfare  awarded by Office of Naval Research 2016 - 2017
  • Scoliosis Surgery Planning Through Cadaveric Ligamento-Skeletal Tissue Mapping And Loading Studies, Multi-Surface Segmentation, And Finite Element Simulation of The Spine  awarded by Children's Health Foundation 2016 - 2017
  • Exploration of Additive Manufacturing for Naval Applications  awarded by Naval Engineering Education Consortium 2014 - 2015
  • An Innovative Approach to Understanding the ACL Injury Enigma: A Combination of In Vitro, In Vivo and Computer Simulation Techniques  awarded by ODURF 2011 - 2012
  • 2008-09, Demonstrate Maglev M3 (Magnetic Leviation train) on ODU Guideway, Ridership study  awarded by MagneMotion, Inc 2008 - 2009
  • Advanced Aerospace and Space Materials Development  awarded by National Aerospace Institute (NIA) 2008 - 2009
  • Demonstrate Maglev M3 on ODU Guideway  awarded by MagneMotion, Inc 2008 - 2009
  • M3 Maglev on the ODU Guideway  awarded by MagneMotion Inc. 2008 - 2009
  • Advanced Aerospace and Space Materials Development  awarded by National Aerospace Institute - 2009
  • M3 Maglev on the ODU Guideway  awarded by MagneMotion Inc. - 2009
  • Motion Induced Fatigue Analysis Method  awarded by CSC Advanced Marine 2008
  • Maglev  awarded by Old Dominion University 2007 - 2008
  • Motion Induced Fatigue Analysis  awarded by CSC/NSWCCD 2007 - 2008
  • Motion Induced Fatigue Analysis Method  awarded by CSC Advanced Marine 2007 - 2008
  • Visualization and Computer Software Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation 2005 - 2008
  • Motion Induced Fatigue Analysis Method  awarded by CSC Advanced Marine - 2008
  • Modeling and Validation of An Orthotic Knee Brace System for Impact Analysis in High Speed Boats  awarded by ODU Seed Grant 2007
  • Modeling and Validation of an Orthotic Knee Brace System  awarded by Old Dominion University Seed Grant 2007
  • Mass Flow Stress Analysis  awarded by Teledyne Inc. - 2007
  • Modeling and Validation of an Orthotic Knee Brace system for Impact Analysis in High Speed Boats  awarded by Old Dominion University - 2007
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome: Retinal Hemorrhaging  awarded by Old Dominion University 2005 - 2006
  • Visualization and Computer Software Enhanced Engineering Education  awarded by National Science Foundation 2004 - 2005
  • SGER - Investigating Recursive Plastic Heating in Third Body Region During Friction Stir Welding  awarded by National Science Foundation 2003 - 2005
  • Advanced Weapon Elevator  awarded by Office of naval Research/ Northrop Grumman-Newport News 2002 - 2003
  • Design, Analysis, and Prototyping of a Mousemedic  awarded by Webwiser/CIT 2001 - 2002
  • 300 Ton Press Finite Element Analysis  awarded by Winchester/CIT 2000 - 2001
  • Fracture of Heat Strengthened Glass in Vapor Deposition Process  awarded by Solarex Inc 1999 - 2000
  • Safety Gate Design and Analysis  awarded by Taver Maghee Inc./CIT 1999 - 2000
  • BallExit Return Mechanism  awarded by AMF Bowling Inc./CIT 1998 - 1999
  • Feasibility Study for Designing a Specialty Assembly Machine  awarded by Concoa Inc./CIT 1998
  • Prototype of a Designed Cam  awarded by AMF Bowling Inc./CIT 1998
  • Velocity Profile of a Golf Club  awarded by Aerotech Research Inc./CIT 1998
  • Virginia Student Upper-Atmospheric Balloon Payload System  awarded by NASA/VA Space Grant Consortium 1997 - 1998
  • Cable Analysis in Dual Hoist Cranes  awarded by Norfolk International Terminal/CIT 1996 - 1997
  • Optimization of Pin Trajectory for Plastic Bin Pinspotter  awarded by AMF Bowling Inc./CIT 1996 - 1997
  • Structural Analysis of Boom Assembly of Aerialscope Fire Truck  awarded by Aerialscope Co./CIT 1996 - 1997
  • Bowling Pin Spotter Distributor Redesign- II  awarded by AMF Bowling Inc./CIT 1996
  • Oyster Harvesting Program  awarded by Virginia Marine Resource Commision/CIT 1996
  • Development of a Self Propelled Peanut Combine  awarded by AMADAS/CIT 1995 - 1996
  • Friendly Mobile Barrier Testing  awarded by Consolidated Launcher Technology/CIT Match 1995 - 1996
  • The Simulation of the Landing Gear of the High Speed Civil Transport  awarded by NASA Langley Research Center 1995 - 1996
  • Bowling Pin Spotter Distributor Redesign  awarded by AMF Bowling Inc./CIT 1995
  • Structural Support of CNG Tank  awarded by Virginia Beach Public School/CIT 1995
  • Friendly Mobile Barrier Life Cycle Testing  awarded by Consolidated Launcher Technology, Inc./CIT 1994 - 1995
  • Virginia Student Upper-Atmospheric Balloon Payload System  awarded by The Virginia Space Grant Consortium 1994 - 1995
  • Development of a Clinically Useful Technique to Detect Subtalar Joint Instability  awarded by NIH 2011 -
  • Keywords

  • Engineering : Kinemaitcs, Dynamics, Design, Biomechanics
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Design/Mechanics, The Ohio State University 1992
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo 1986
  • B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo 1984
  • Full Name

  • Sebastian Bawab