Rahul Rai

Rahul Rai

Associate Professor

Contact Information

244 Bell Hall

716-645-1451

rahulrai@buffalo.edu

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Research Interests

Digital Manufacturing, Engineering Design, Machine Learning, Computational Geometry, Uncertainty Quantification in Complex System Design, Additive Manufacturing, Applied Ontology, Multimodal Intuitive Interfaces for Conceptual CAD, Optimization, Metamodeling and DoE.

Selected Publications

  • [J1] Z Zhang, P Jaiswal, and R Rai, “FeatureNet: Machining feature recognition based on 3D convolution neural network”, in Journal of Computer Aided Design (JCAD), 101, pp. 12-22, 2018.
  • [J2] J Wang, S Das, R Rai, and C Zhou,  “Data-driven simulation for fast prediction of pull-up process in bottom-up stereo-lithography”, in Journal of Computer Aided Design (JCAD), 99, pp. 29-42, 2018.
  • [J3] B Zhang, and R. Rai, “Probabilistic factor graph based approach for automatic material assignments to 3D models,” in ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 139 (1), pp. 014501, 2016.
  • [J4] B Zhang, N. Adurthi, R. Rai, and P. Singla “A novel sampling technique for probabilistic static coverage problems,” in ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 138, no. 3, 2016
  • [J5] P. Jaiswal, J Huang, and R. Rai, “Assembly based conceptual 3D modeling with unlabeled components using probabilistic factor graph” in Journal of Computer Aided Design (JCAD), vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 45-54, 2016.
  • [J6] R. Rai and A.V. Deshpande, “Fragmentary shape recognition: A BCI study,” Journal of Computer Aided Design (JCAD), vol. 71, no. 1, pp. 51-64, 2016.
  • [J7] R. Rai et al., “New perspectives on design automation,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 137, no. 5, 2015
  • [J8] SS, Shanker and R. Rai, “Human factors study on the usage of BCI headset for 3D CAD modeling,” Journal of Computer Aided Design (JCAD), vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 51-55, 2014.
  • [J9] M. Campbell, R. Rai, and T. Kurtoglu, “A stochastic graph grammar algorithm for inter- active search,” ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 031006, 2012.
  • [J10] X. Chang, R. Rai, and J. Terpenny, “Development and utilization of ontologies in design for manufacturing,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 132, p. 021 009, 2010.