Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
- PhD, University of California-Berkeley
Dr. D’Souza’s research combines elements of geometry, solid modeling, graph theory, features technology, and manufacturing to generate cost efficient manufacturing plans directly from a CAD model. His other interests include Mechatronics, and Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS).
- Generating cost efficient manufacturing plans directly from a CAD model
- Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
Areas of Expertise
- Manufacturing Planning
- Process Planning
- Planning Automation
- D’Souza, R., Wright, P. K., Séquin, C. H., 2001, "Automated Microplanning for 2.5-D Pocket Machining, Journal of Manufacturing Systems," 20(4), pp. 288-296.
- D’Souza, R., Wright, P. K., Séquin, C. H., 2002, "Handling Tool Holder Collisions in Optimal Tool Sequence Selection for 2.5-D Pocket Machining," Proceedings of 2002 ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 29 – October 2, Montreal, Canada (Best Paper Award).
- D’Souza, R., Wright, P. K., Séquin, C. H., 2003, “Automated Tool Sequence Selection For 3-axis Machining of Free-form Pockets”, Computer Aided Design, in press.