Publications of Dava J. Newman


  1. Newman, D.J., Interactive Aerospace Engineering and Design, Introductory engineering textbook with accompanying CD-ROM, McGraw-Hill, Inc., June 2001.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. Newman, D.J. and S.R. Bussolari, "Dual-Task Performance on an Interactive Human/Computer Space Shuttle Flight Experiment," Biomed Sci Instrum, 26:213-25, 1990.
  2. Newman, D.J. and H.L. Alexander, "Human Locomotion and Workload for Simulated Lunar and Martian Environments," Acta Astronautica, 29(8): 613-620, 1993.
  3. Newman, D.J., Alexander, H.L. and B.W. Webbon, "Energetics and Mechanics for Partial Gravity Locomotion," Aviat Space and Environ Med, 65: 815-823, 1994.
  4. Newman, D.J., "Modeling Reduced Gravity Human Locomotion," Advances in Mathematical Modeling of Biological Processes, D. Kirschner, ed., International Journal of Applied Science and Computation, 3(1):91-101, June, 1996.
  5. Newman, D.J., Schultz, K.U. and J.L. Rochlis, "Closed Loop, Estimator Based Model of Human Posture Following Reduced Gravity Exposure," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 19(5):1102-1108, 1996.
  6. Newman, D.J., Tryfonidis, M. and M. van Schoor, "Astronaut-Induced Disturbances in Microgravity," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 34(2): 252-254, 1997.
  7. Newman, D.J., Jackson, D.K. and J.J. Bloomberg, "Altered Astronaut Lower-Limb and Mass Center Kinematics in Downward Jumping Following Space Flight," Exp Brain Res, 117:30-42, 1997.
  8. Lathan, C.E. and D.J. Newman, "Quantification of Human Performance in Extreme Environments," Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics, 21B:1005-1008, 1997.
  9. Newman, D.J. and G. Schaffner, "Computational Dynamic Analysis of Extravehicular Activity: Large Mass Handling," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 35(2): 225-227, 1998.
  10. Stanney, K., Salvendy, G. et al., "Aftereffects and Sense Of Presence In Virtual Environments: Formulation Of A Research And Development Agenda," International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 10(2), 135-187, 1998.
  11. Newman, D.J. and C.E. Lathan, "Memory Processes and Motor Control in Extreme Environments," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, 29(3): 387-394, August 1999.
  12. Lathan, C.E., Sebrechts, M.M., Newman, D.J and C.R. Doarn, "Heuristic Evaluation of a Web-Based Interface For Internet Telemedicine," Telemedicine Journal, 5(2): 177-185, 1999.
  13. Schaffner, G., Newman, D.J. and S. Robinson, "Computational Simulation of Extravehicular Activity Dynamics During a Satellite Capture Attempt," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 23(2): 367-369, March-April 2000.
  14. Rochlis, J. and D.J. Newman, "A Tactile Display for International Space Station (ISS) Extravehicular Activity (EVA)," Aviat Space and Environ Med, 71(6): 571-578, June 2000.
  15. Baroni, G., Rigotti, C., Amir, A.R., Ferrigno, G., Newman, D.J. and A. Pedotti, "Multifactorial Movement Analysis in Weightlessness: A Ground Based Feasibility Study," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 49(3): 476-483, June 2000.
  16. Newman, D.J., "Life in Extreme Environments: How Will Humans Perform on Mars?" ASGSB Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin, 13(2): 35-47, June 2000.
  17. Jackson, D.K. and D.J. Newman, "Adaptive Effects of Space Flight as Revealed by Short-Term Partial Weight Suspension," Aviat Space and Environ Med, 71(9), September 2000.
  18. Amir, A.R. and D.J. Newman, "Research into the Effects of Astronaut Motion on the Spacecraft: A Review," Acta Astronautica, 47(12): 859-869, December 2000.
  19. Newman, D.J. and A.R. Amir, "Innovative First Year Aerospace Design Course at MIT," ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, 90(3): 375-381, July 2001.
  20. Newman, D.J., Amir, A.R. and S.M. Beck, "Astronaut-Induced Disturbances to the Microgravity Environment on Board the Mir Space Station: Results of the Enhanced Dynamic Load Sensors Spaceflight Experiment," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 38(4): 578-583, July-August 2001.
  21. Amir, A.R., Baroni, G., Pedrocchi, A., Newman, D.J., Ferrigno, G. and A. Pedotti, "Measuring Astronaut Performance on the ISS: Advanced Kinematic and Kinetic Instrumentation," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, (in press) October 2001.
  22. Grönqvist, R., Abeysekera, J., Gard, G., Hsiang, S.M., Leamon, T.B., Newman, D.J., Gielo-Perczak, K., Lockhart, T.E., and C.Y.-C. Pai," Human-Centered Approaches in Slipperiness Measurement," Ergonomics: The Official Journal of the Ergonomics Society and the International Ergonomics Association, 44(13): 1167-1199, October 2001.
  23. Saleh, J.H., Hastings, D.E., and D.J. Newman, "Spacecraft Design Lifetime," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets,Vol. 39,No. 2, 244-257,March-April 2002.
  24. Saleh, J.H., Hastings, D.E., and D.J. Newman, "Flexibility in System Design and Implications for Aerospace Systems," Acta Astronautica, 2001.
  25. Saleh, J.H., Hastings, D.E., and D.J. Newman, "Weaving Time into System Architecture: Satellite Cost per Operational Day and Optimal Design Lifetime," Acta Astronautica, vol.54, pp 413-431 2004.
  26. Saleh, J.H., Lamassoure, E.S., Hastings, D.E., and D.J. Newman, "Flexibility and the Value of On-Orbit Servicing: A New Customer-Centric Perspective," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol.40, No. 2, pp 279-291, March-April 2003.
  27. White, R.J., Bassingthwaighte, J.B., Charles, J.B., Kushmerick, M.J., Newman, D.J., “Issues of Exploration: Human Health and Wellbeing During a Mission to Mars”, Adv. Space Res., Vol. 31,  No.1 pp. 7-16, 2003.**
  28. Carr, C.E., Schwartz, S.J., and D.J. Newman, "Preliminary Considerations for Wearable Computing in Support of Astronaut Extravehicular Activity," 2002
  29. Bethke, K., Carr, C. E. Pitts, B. M., Newman, D.J., “Bio-Suit Development: Viable Options for Mechanical Counter Pressure”, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., Warrendale, PA, USA, SAE paper 2004-01-2294, 2004.**
  30. MacLeish, M.Y., Moreno, N. P., Thomson, W. A., Newman, D. J., Gannon, P. J., Smith, R. S., Denton, J. J., James, R. K., Wilson, C., Sognier, M., Illman, D. L., “Communicating Bioastronautics Research to Students, Families and the Nation”, Acta Astronautica, vol. 56, pp 773-782, March 2005.**
  31. C.E. Carr and D.J. Newman. “When is running in a space suit more efficient than walking in a space suit?”, Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., Warrendale, Pennsylvania, USA. SAE paper 2005-01-2970, 2005.**
  32. Saleh, J.H., Hassan, R., Torres-Padilla, J. P., Hastings, D. E., and Newman, D.J., “Impact of Subsystem Reliability on Satellite Revenue Generation and Present Value”, AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 42, No. 6, November-December 2005.**
  33. Ferguson, P. A., Newman, D. J., “Novel Dynamic Joint Torque Estimation using Force-Plate and Joint Angle Data”, (submitted to journal), December 2005.**
  34. Saleh, J. H., Torres-Padilla, J-P., Hastings, D. E., Newman, D. J., “To Reduce or to Extend a Spacecraft Design Lifetime?”, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 43, No. 1, Jan-Feb. 2006.
  35. Jordan, N. C., Saleh, J. H., Newman, D. J., “The extravehicular mobility unit: A review of environment, requirements, and design changes in the US spacesuit”, Acta Astronautica, Volume 59, Issue 12, Pages 1135-1145, July 2006.
  36. Saleh, J. H., Jordan, N. C., Newman, D. J. “Shifting the emphasis: from cost models to satellite utility or revenue models - The case for a value-centric mindset in space system design.” Acta Astronautica, Vol. 69, No. 10, 2007, p. 889–900.**
  37. Carr, C. E., Newman, D. J., “Space Suit Bioenergetics: Framework and Analysis of Unsuited and Suited Activity”, Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, 78:1013-1022, 2007.**
  38. Carr, C. E., Newman, D. J., “Space Suit Bioenergetics: Cost of Transport During Walking and Running”, Journal of Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, 78:1093-1102, 2007.**
  39. Carr CE, Newman DJ. “Characterization of a lower-body exoskeleton for simulation of space-suited locomotion”, Acta Astronautica 62 (2008) 308-323. (doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2007.11.007)
  40. Arai, T., Aoki, H., Fanchiang, C., Newman, D.J., "Educational Tool for Modeling and Simulation of a Closed Regenerative Life Support System" Acta Astronautica 63 (2008) pp. 1100-1105.
  41. Stirling, L., Newman, D.J., Willcox, K., “Self-Rotations in Simulated Microgravity: Performance Effects of Strategy Training" Journal of Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, vol. 80 no. 1, pp. 5-14, 2009. **
  42. Stirling, L., Willcox, K., Ferguson, P., Newman, D.J., “Kinetics and Kinematics for Translational Motions in Microgravity During Parabolic Flight ”, Journal of Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine, vol. 80, No. 6, pp. 522-531, 2009. **
  43. Stirling, L., Willcox, K., Newman, D., “Development of a Computational Model for Astronaut Reorientation”, Journal of Biomechanics, (re-submitted), 2009. **
  44. Stirling, A. Arsie, L., Willcox, K., Frazzoli, E., Newman, D., “Application of Quantized Control to Human Reorientation Maneuvers in Microgravity”, Journal of Biomechanics, (accepted), 2010. **
  45. Waldie, J., Newman, D., “A Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit”, Acta Astronautica (submitted), 2009.
  46. R. A. Opperman, J. M. Waldie, A. Natapoff, D. J. Newman, J. A. Jones, “Statistical Analysis of Suit-Induced Fingernail Trauma in U.S. Astronauts,” Journal of Aviation, Space Environmental Medicine (submitted), 2009. **
  47. Wagner, E.B., Granzella, N.P., Saito, N., Newman, D.J., Young, L.R., Bouxsein, M.L., “Partial weight Suspension: A Novel Murine Model for Investigation Adaptation to Reduce Musculoskeletal Loading”, Journal of Applied Physiology, 2010109:350-357; published ahead of print June 3, 2010, doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00014.2009).
  48. Goel, R., Kaderka, J. Newman, D., “Modeling the benefits of an artificial gravity countermeasure couple with exercise and vibration, Acta Astronautics, (invited), 2011.**
  49. Stephen, G., Hsu, WenHo., Saltzman, E., Holt, K., Newman, D., Weinberg, M., Wood, R., Nagpal, R., Young, D., Goldfield, E., “Multifractal Fluctuations in Joint angles during infant spontaneous kicking reveal multiplicativity-driven coordination”,2011.
  50. Waldie, J., Newman, D., “A gravity loading countermeasure skinsuit” Original Research Article Acta Astronautica " , Volume 68, issues 7-8, April-May, Pages 722-230.
  51. Goel, R., Kaderka, J. Newman, D., “Modeling the benefits of an artificial gravity countermeasure couple with exercise and vibration, Acta Astronautics, Volume 70January–February 2012Pages 43-51.
  52. Wessendorf, A.M. and Newman, D.J.,  Dynamic Understanding of Human-Skin Movement and Strain-Field Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, VOL. 59, NO. 012, pp 3432-3438, 2012.
  53. Eugene C. Goldfield, Yong-Lae Park, Bor-Rong Chen, Wen-Hao Hsu, Diana Young, Michael Wehner, Damian G. Kelty-Stephen, Leia Stirling, Marc Weinberg, Dava Newman, Radhika Nagpal, Elliot Saltzman, Kenneth G. Holt, Conor Walsh & Robert J. Wood (2012): Bio-Inspired Design of Soft Robotic Assistive Devices: The Interface of Physics, Biology, and Behavior, Ecological Psychology, 24:4, 300-327.
  54. Damian G. StephenWen-Hao HsuDiana YoungElliot L. SaltzmanKenneth G. Holt,Dava J. NewmanMarc WeinbergRobert J. WoodRadhika Nagpal, Eugene C. Goldfield, "Multifractal fluctuations in joint angles during infant spontaneous kicking reveal multiplicativity-driven coordination", Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 45, Issues 9-10, pp. 1201-1219, Sept-Oct, 2012.
  55. Pfotenhauer, Sebastian M., et al. "Seeding Change through International University Partnerships: The MIT-Portugal Program as a Driver of Internationalization, Networking, and Innovation." Higher Education Policy, 2012.
  56. Newman, D.J., Silva,M.T., Martins, J.M., d’Orey, S., “Simulation of Passive Dynamic Walkers Using Contact Models”, Gait and Posture.
  57. Duda, K., Vasquez, R., Newman, D.J., “Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit (V2Suit) for Space Exploration", IEEE Explore, paper number 978-1-4673-1813-6, 2013.
  58. Domingues, R., Marreiros, S.M., Martins, J., Silva, M., Newman, D.J., "Analysis of the Skin Deformation about the Ankle-Foot Joint Using Two Different Methods of Digital Technology" submitted IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2013.
  59. Pfotenhauer, S., Wood, D.., Newman, D.J.. "Comples International Science, Technology and Innovation Partnerships: Towards a theoritical framework for analysis, assessment and design", Review of Policy Research, invited, 2013.
  60. Holschuh, B., Obropta, E., Newman, D.J., "Low Spring Index NiTi Coil Actuators for Use in Active Compression Garments, submitted IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechtronics, 2013.
  61. Melo, P., Silva, M., Martins, J., and Newman, D.J., "Technical Developments of Functional Electrical Stimulation to Correct Drop Foot: Sensing, Actuation and Control Strategies", Journal of Clinical Biomechanics, available online 20 Nov 2014, Vol. 30, Issue 2, pp. Pages 101-113, doi:10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2014.11.007
  62. Pierre J. Bertrand, Savannah L. Niles, and Dava J. Newman, "Human Spaceflight in Social Media: Promoting Space Exploration Through Twitter", New Space, Volume 3, 150514110504002, 2015. DOI: 10.1089/space.2015.0004
  63. Holschuh, B., and Newman, D. "Two-Spring Model for Active Compression Textiles with Integrated NiTi Coil Actuators," Smart Mater. Struct. 24 (2015).
  64. A. P. Anderson, D. J. Newman, R. E. Welsch "Statistical Evaluation of Causal Factors Associated with Astronaut Shoulder Injury in Space Suits" Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance [23756314] 86.7 (2015): 606-613. Print.
  65. Kevin R. Duda, Rebecca A.Vasquez, Akil J. Middleton, Mitchell L. Hansberry, Dava J. Newman, Shane E. Jacobs and John J. West, "The Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit (V2Suit) for Space Habitation and Exploration", Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, Volume 9, Article 55, April 2015.
  66. P. L. Melo, M. T. Silva, J. M. Martins, D. J. Newman, A Microcontroller Platform For The Rapid Prototyping of FES-based Gait Neuroprostheses, Artif Organs, Vol. 39, Issue 5, E56-66, May 2015. DOI: 10.1111/aor.12400
  67. A. Anderson, D. Newman, Pressure Sensing for In-Suit Measurement of Space Suited Biomechanics, Acta Astronautica, 115 (2015) 8.
  68. A. Anderson, Y. Menguc, R. Wood, D. Newman, Development of the Polipo Pressure Sensing System for Dynamic Space-Suited Motion, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 15(11):6229-6237, 2015. 10.1109/JSEN.2015.2449304, 2015
  69. B Holschuh, D Newman, Morphing "Compression Garments for Space Medicine and Extravehicular Activity Using Active Materials, Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance" 87 (2), 84-92, 2016
  70. Newman, D.J., Wood, D.,Roos, D., Pfotenhauer., S.,"Architecting complex international science, technology and innovation partnerships (CISTIPs): A study of four global MIT collaborations, Technological Forecasting and Social Change", Volume 104, March 2016, Pages 38–56.

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