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Nicolas Soria Zurita

Assistant Teaching Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design

128 Hammond Building

nfs5403@psu.edu

 
 

 

Education

  • B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, 2010
  • M.Sc Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, 2016
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, 2019

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Gyory Mem ASME, Joshua T, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Jay D Martin, Corey Balon, Christopher McComb, Kenneth Kotovsky and Jonathan Cagan, 2022, "Human Versus Artificial Intelligence: A Data-Driven Approach to Real-Time Process Management During Complex Engineering Design", Journal of Mechanical Design, 144, (2)
  • Binyang Song, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Hannah Nolte, Harshika Singh, Jonathan Cagan and Christopher McComb, 2022, "When Faced with Increasing Complexity: The Effectiveness of Artificial Intelligence Assistance for Drone Design", Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 144, (2)
  • Binyang Song, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Hannah Nolte, Harshika Singh, Jonathan Cagan and Christopher McComb, 2021, "Addressing Challenges to Problem Complexity: Effectiveness of AI Assistance During the Design Process", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 6
  • Binyang Song, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Hannah Nolte, Harshika Singh, Jonathan Cagan and Christopher McComb, 2021, "Addressing Challenges to Problem Complexity: Effectiveness of AI Assistance During the Design Process", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 6
  • Guanglu Zhang, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Gary M Stump, Binyang Song, Jonathan Cagan and Christopher McComb, 2021, "Data on the design and operation of drones by both individuals and teams", Data in Brief, 36, pp. 107008
  • Torsten Maier, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Elizabeth Starkey, Daniel Spillane, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Analyzing the Characteristics of Cognitive-Assistant-Facilitated Ideation Groups", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 8
  • B. Song, Nicolas Soria Zuita, G. Zhang, Gary M Stump, C. Balon, S. W. Miller, Michael A Yukish, J. Cagan and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Toward hybrid teams: a platform to understand human-computer collaboration during the design of complex engineered systems", Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference, 1, pp. 1551--1560
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Robert B. Stone, H. Onan Demirel and Irem Y. Tumer, 2020, "Identification of Human-System Interaction Errors during Early Design Stages Using a Functional Basis Framework", ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, 6, (1)
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Melissa Anne Tensa, Vincenzo Ferrero, Robert B. Stone, Bryony DuPont, H. Onan Demirel and Irem Y. Tumer, 2019, "An Association Rule Approach for Identifying Physical System-User Interactions and Potential Human Errors Using a Design Repository", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 7
  • Melissa Tensa, Katherine Edmonds, Vincenzo Ferrero, Alex Mikes, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Rob Stone and Bryony DuPont, 2019, "Toward Automated Functional Modeling: An Association Rules Approach for Mining the Relationship between Product Components and Function", Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design, 1, (1), pp. 1713--1722
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Robert B. Stone, Onan Demirel and Irem Y. Tumer, 2018, "The Function-Human Error Design Method (FHEDM)", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 7
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Mitchell K. Colby, Irem Y. Tumer, Christopher Hoyle and Kagan Tumer, 2018, "Design of Complex Engineered Systems Using Multi-Agent Coordination", Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 18, (1)
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita and Irem Y. Tumer, 2017, "A Survey: Towards Understanding Emergent Behavior in Complex Engineered Systems", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 7
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Mitchell K. Colby, Irem Y. Tumer, Christopher Hoyle and Kagan Tumer, 2016, "Design of Complex Engineering Systems Using Multiagent Coordination", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 2A-2016
  • Charlie Manion, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Kagan Tumer, Chris Hoyle and Irem Y. Tumer, 2016, "Designing a Self-Replicating Robotic Manufacturing Factory", Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, 1B-2015
  • Nicolas Soria Zuita, Daniel Cabrera and Paulo Guerra, 2014, "Dise\~no y Construcci\'on de un ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicule) Submarino USFQ", ACI Avances en Ciencias e Ingenier\'ias, 6, (1)

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About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952