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Journal Publications 

N. Bel Hadj Ali, O. Aloui, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "A Finite Element formulation for clustered cables with sliding-induced friction", International Journal of Space Structures (submitted)

 

O. Aloui, J. Lin, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "A theoretical framework for sensor placement, structural identification and damage detection in tensegrity structures", Smart Materials and Structures, 28, 125004, 2019

O. Aloui, J. Flores, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Cellular morphogenesis of three-dimensional tensegrity structures", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 346, 85-108, 2019

J. Wang, W. Zuo, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, X. Lu, J. Wang, Y. Lin "Literature Review on Modeling and Simulation of Energy Infrastructures from a Resilience Perspective", Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 183, 360-373, 2019

O. Aloui, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Generation of planar tensegrity structures through cellular multiplication", Applied Mathematical Modelling, 64, 71-92, 2018

Y. Anastas, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, “Design-to-Construction workflow for cell-based pattern reciprocal free-form structures”, Journal of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures, 57(2), 159-176, 2016

E. Segal, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, R. Filomeno Coelho, S. Adriaenssens, "An Automated Robust Design Methodology for Suspended Structures", Journal of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures, 56(4), 221-229, 2015

L. Nagy, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, S. Kilian, “Conceptual Design of a Single-Crease Origami-Arc Inspired Movable Footbridge Structure”, International Journal of Space Structures, Special Issue: Folds and Structures, 30(2), 75-84, 2015

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, V. Charpentier, S. Adriaenssens, O. Baverel, "‘Dialectic form finding of structurally integrated adaptive structures", Special Issue on “Structural Engineering” of the American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2015 (available online)

T. Segal, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, R. Filomeno Coelho, S. Adriaenssens, "Multi-objective optimization of polyester-rope and steel-rope suspended footbridges”, Engineering Structures, 99, 559-567, 2015

M. Streeter, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Form finding and analysis of inflatable dams using dynamic relaxation", Applied Mathematics and Computation, 267, 742-749, 2015

S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, A. Kilian, O. Baverel, V. Charpentier, M. Horner, D. Buzatu, "‘Dialectic form finding of passive and active shading enclosures", Energies, 7(8), 5201-5220, 2014

M. Horner, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Site-specific louvered shells for shading harmful Ultraviolet radiation", Building and Environment, 78, 14-22, 2014

S. Siu, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Wagner, S. Adriaenssens, "Dynamic relaxation study and experimental verification of dielectric-elastomer minimum-energy structures", Applied Physics Letters, 103, 171906, 2013

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, C. Schulin, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Mechanism-based approach for the deployment of a tensegrity-ring module", Journal of Structural Engineering-ASCE, 138, 539-548, 2012

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Design aspects of a deployable tensegrity-hollow-rope footbridge", International Journal of Space Structures, 27(2), 81-96, 2012

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Open Discussion on Hanaor’s paper: Debunking “Tensegrity” – A Personal Perspective", International Journal of Space Structures, 27(4), 247-248, 2012

N. Bel Hadj Ali, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, I.F.C. Smith, "Analysis of clustered tensegrity structures using a modified dynamic relaxation algorithm", International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48(5), 637-647, 2011

N. Bel Hadj Ali, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, A. Pascual Albi, I.F.C. Smith, "Design optimization and dynamic analysis of a tensegrity-based footbridge", Engineering Structures, 32(11), 3650-3659, 2010

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Designing tensegrity modules for pedestrian bridges", Engineering Structures, 32(4), 1158-1167, 2010

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, H. Jain, P. Kripakaran, I.F.C. Smith, "Design of tensegrity structures using parametric analysis and stochastic search", Engineering with Computers, 26(2), 193-203, 2010

Conference Publications and Abstracts 

O. Aloui and L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Mechanism Creation and Actuation in Active Tensegrity Systems”, Earth & Space Symposium 2019 – ASCE Engineering for Extreme Environments, Seattle, USA (submitted)

O. Aloui, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Investigating the creation of infinitesimal mechanisms in tensegrity structures through cellular morphogenesis”,  IASS Annual Symposium 2019 – Structural Membranes 2019, Form and Force, Barcelona, Spain (accepted)

P. Caponi, F. Cutroni, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Revisiting the “M Stadium” Project by Luigi Moretti: A Forgotten Model of Parametric Architecture”,  IASS Annual Symposium 2019 – Structural Membranes 2019, Form and Force, Barcelona, Spain (accepted)

 

M. Ghiasian, M. Rossini, J. Amendolara​, B. Haus​, S. Nolan, A. Nanni, N. Bel Hadj Ali, L. Rhode-Barbarigos "Test-driven design of an efficient and sustainable seawall structure", Coastal Structures 2019, Hannover, Germany (accepted) 

M. Ghiasian, J. Carrick, D. Lirman, A. Baker​, J. Ruiz Merchan​, J. Amendolara​, B. Haus​, L. Rhode-Barbarigos "Exploring coral reef restoration for wave-energy dissipation through experimental laboratory testing", Coastal Structures 2019, Hannover, Germany (accepted) 

O. Aloui, J. Flores, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “A cellular morphogenesis method for 3D tensegrity structures”, International Conference Challenges in Mathematical Architecture. Theory, Modelling and Applications CCMA2019, Madrid, Spain

 

O. Aloui and L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Sensor and actuator placement in tensegrity structures through cellular morphogenesis”, 9th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials SMART 2019, Paris, France 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, B. Haus, M. Ghiasian, A. Zabban, “Preliminary experimental investigation of the combined action of wind and waves on coastal structures”, 2nd  International Conference on Natural Hazards and Infrastructure, Chania, Greece 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, B. Haus, S. Nolan, M. Rossini, A. Nanni, M. Ghiasian, “Towards the experimentally based design of an effective and eco-friendly modular shoreline protection system for high energy tidal flow”, 2019 National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology, St. Augustine Beach, Florida, USA 

J. Carrick, D. Lirman, B. Haus​, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, A. Baker​, J. Ruiz Merchan​, J. Amendolara​, S. Mehta​, A. Smith "Using wave-tank experiments to evaluate the influence of coral reefs on wave dynamics", Reef Futures 2018, Key Largo, Florida, USA

 

M. Ghiasian, B. Haus, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “A review of building codes and models for wind and wave load definition on coastal structures”, 5th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop, Miami, Florida, USA 

 

J.-P. Pinelli, D. Roueche, Tr. Kijewski-Correa, F. Plaz, D. Prevatt, I. Zisis, A. Elawady, Fr. Haan, Sh. Pei, K. Gurley, A. Rasouli, M. Refan, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, M. Moravej, “Overview of Damage Observed in Regional Construction During the Passage of Hurricane Irma over the State of Florida”, ASCE 2018 Forensic Engineering Congress, Austin, Texas, USA

O. Aloui, J. Flores, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Deciphering tensegrity structures through cellular composition”, IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design, Boston, USA 

O. Aloui, J. Flores, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Re-discovering the Tensegrity Simplex: decomposition, self-stress analysis and alternative designs”, IASS Symposium 2018 - Creativity in Structural Design, Boston, USA 

D. Lirman, B. Haus, A. Baker, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Exploring the Role of Natural Ecosystems on Coastal Resilience Through Experimental Testing", Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2018, Boston, USA

O. Aloui, J. Flores, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Enhancing the design of tensegrity structures through self-stress state and internal mechanism consideration", Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2018, Boston, USA

 

O. Aloui, J. Flores, D. Orden, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Design tensegrity systems with controllable characteristics through cellular multiplication", Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2018, Boston, USA

O. Aloui, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Designing Damage Tolerant Tensegrity Structures with Controllable Performance", ASCE Earth and Space 2018, Cleveland, USA

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, J. Park, J. Flores "An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Studio on Tensegrity Systems for Shape Control and Locomotion through Simulation and Physical Rapid Prototyping", ASCE Earth and Space 2018, Cleveland, USA

O. Aloui, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Cellular composition of planar tensegrity structures”, IASS Symposium 2017 - Interfaces: Architecture-Engineering-Science, Hamburg, Germany 

 

N. Veuve, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, I.F.C. Smith, "An Active Deployable Tensegrity-Ring Footbridge System", ASCE Earth and Space 2016, Orlando, USA

 

T. Michiels, S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, “Topology Optimization of a cylindrical thin shell subjected to the 1992 Landers earthquake”, IASS Symposium 2015: Future Visions, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

V. Charpentier, S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, O. Baverel, “The influence of large displacements on the stiffness of an adaptive shell”, IASS Symposium 2015: Future Visions, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

E. Segal, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, T. Zoli, "Pedestrian Excitation of a Polyester-Rope footbridge", INASE CIVILENG 2015, Zakynthos, Greece, 2015

 

L. Nagy, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Curved-Crease Origami-Inspired Footbridge: The Structural and Aesthetic Influence of Aperture Patterns", INASE CIVILENG 2015, Zakynthos, Greece, 2015

 

J.R. Read, F. Meggers, N. Houchois, G. Aschwanden, E. Teitelbaum, S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, Y. Anastas, S. Coffers, J. Pantelic, "Thermoheliodome design, optimization and fabrication", 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015, Torino, Italy, 2015

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Investigating the influence of bending in the structural behavior of tensegrity modules using dynamic relaxation", The 5th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2014), Cambridge, UK, 2014

 

E. Segal, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, R. Filomeno Coelho, S. Adriaenssens, "An Automated Robust Design Methodology for Suspended Structures", IASS-SLTE Conference 2014, Brasilia, Brazil, 2014

 

M. Streeter, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Revisiting Harrison’s iterative method for the analysis of inflatable dams", IASS-SLTE Conference 2014, Brasilia, Brazil, 2014

 

M. Streeter, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, "Form finding and analysis of inflatable dams", ESCO 2014 Conference, Pilsen, Czech Republic, 2014

 

V. Charpentier, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Adriaenssens, O. Baverel, "Modeling the mechanical behavior of complex shaped bimetallic elements", CST2014: The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Naples, Italy, 2014

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Wagner, S. Adriaenssens, "Modeling dielectric-elastomer minimum-energy structures using dynamic relaxation with appropriate material behavior", 2014 MRS Spring Symposium: Shape Programmable Materials, San Francisco, USA, 2014

 

S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Form-Finding and Analysis of Bending-Active Systems Using Dynamic Relaxation", VI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures - Structural Membranes 2013, Munich, Germany, 2013

 

S. Adriaenssens, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, "Non-linear Elastic Structural Curved Splines", 2013 IASS Annual Symposium, Wroclaw, Poland, 2013

 

S. Siu, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, S. Wagner, S. Adriaenssens, "Analysis of dielectric elastomer minimum energy structures using dynamic relaxation", CCTS 2013: 14th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Sardinia, Italy, 2013

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Veuve, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "A transformable tensegrity-footbridge system", Transformable 2013, Sevilla, Spain, 2013

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "A transformable tensegrity-ring footbridge", IASS Annual Symposium: IASS-APCS 2012, Seoul, Korea, 2012

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Deployment of a Pentagonal Hollow-Rope Tensegrity Module", IABSE-IASS Symposium 2011 Taller, Longer, Lighter, London, UK, 2011

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Deployment aspects of a tensegrity-ring pedestrian bridge", 2011 Structural Engineering World Conference, Como, Italy, 2011

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, C. Schulin, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Deployment analysis of a pentagonal tensegrity-ring module", CSMA 2011: 10e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Gien, France, 2011

 

N. Bel Hadj Ali, L. Rhode-Barbarigos, I.F.C. Smith, "Active tensegrity structures with sliding cables: static and dynamic behavior", CSMA 2011: 10e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Gien, France, 2011

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, N. Bel Hadj Ali, R. Motro, I.F.C. Smith, "Tensegrity modules for pedestrian bridges", IASS Annual Symposium 2009, Valencia, 2009

 

L. Rhode-Barbarigos, E. Schmidt, N. Bel Hadj Ali, I.F.C. Smith, "Comparing two design strategies for tensegrity structures", 16th EG-ICE International Workshop, Berlin, Germany, 2009