S.D.Siegmann, C.A.Brown "Surface Morphology in Correlation with Tensile Adhesive Strength of Thermally Sprayed Coatings by a 3D Scale-sensitive Fractal Analysis Approach," 2nd United Thermal Spray Conference, Düsseldorf (1999).

Dr. Glenn McRae (Chalk River Labs, Ontario, Canada), C.A.Brown "Electrochemical impedance spectra of oxides on zirconium alloys were correlated with atomic force microscopy surface measurements analysed with the area-scale method."

K.Articus, C.A.Brown, K.P. Wilhelm "Scale-sensitive fractal analysis using the patchwork method for the assessment of skin roughness" conference on skin, Boston, July 1999. View the Poster (254KB PDF) from the Conference.

T.S.Bergstrom, C.A.Brown, M.G.Gartley, T.L.Altshuler"Evaluating systematic mesaurement artifacts parallel and perpendicular to the scanning direction using scale-sensitive fractal analysis" Scanning 99, Chicago, April 1999.

"Quantitative Functional Correlations using F-tests and Regression Analyses" ASME B46, Chicago, IL, April 1999.

"Proposal for a series of machining review articles for practicing engineers" Machining Technology Association, Los Angles, March 1999.

W.A.Johnsen, C.A.Brown "Relating Pavement Texture to Tire Friction and Wear" Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 1999.


C.A.Brown, K.A.Nucifora, M.J.Luchini, T.S.Bergstrom "Solid-avoiding and Richardson Tiling in Surface Metrology" American Society of Precision Engineers, St. Louis, MO, October 1998

"New packing and tiling algorithms for analyzing machined surfaces" Manufacturing 98, Chicago, IL, September 1998.

S.D.Siegmann and C.A.Brown "Investigation of substrate rouighness in thermal spraying by a scale-sensitive 3-D fractal analysis method" Thermal Spray, meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century, Nice, France 25-29 May 1998.

C.A.Brown, W.A.Johnsen "Pavement texture and the prediction of friction" NASA Pavement Friction Testing Workshop, Wallops Island, VA May 1998.

W.A.Johnsen, C.A.Brown "Pavement Texture and the Friction and Wear of Rubber Pellets" Tire Society, Akron, OH April 1998

O.H.Claus, C.A.Brown "Scale-sensitive fractal analysis and scanning parameters in AFM" Scanning 98, Baltimore, MD, April 1998.


A.J.Terry, C.A.Brown "A comparison of topographic characterization parameters in grinding" Annals of the CIRP, Tian Jin China August 1997.

"Information Content in Surface Metrology for Functional Correlations" Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering, Norfolk (1997) prepared with P.Hoch.

"An Investigation of Filtering on 3D Surface Texture Measurements Using Scale-Sensitive Fractal Analysis and PSD" Advances in Surface Metrology, Annapolis (1997) prepared with D.K.Cohen, C.A.Brown, W.A.Johnsen, P.Hoch

"The French Motif system for characterizing surface roughness" ASME B46 SC4, Chicago, 24 April 1997.

"Scale sensitive fractal analysis and the influence of filtering" ASME B46 SC9, Chicago, 24 April 1997.

"Overview of 2 and 3 dimensional fractal analysis" ASME B46 SC9, Chicago, 24 April 1997.

"Report from the task group on testing the resolution of data acquisition systems in surface metrology" CIRP STC-S, Paris 1997.

"Scale-sensitivity, fractal analysis and simulations" Metrology and Properties of Engineering Surfaces, & the International Conference, Göteborg, Sweden 2-4 April 1997 prepared with C.A.Brown, W.A.Johnsen, and K.M.Hult


"Topographic analysis of engineering surfaces and fractal analysis" University of Kentucky, Lexington, 12 December 1996

"Scale-based fractal analysis (SFA) of Rough surfaces - practical application" Kodak, Rochester, NY, 8 Nov. 1996.

"The mehanics of turning" Vermont Alpine Racing Assoication Coaches Seminar, White River Junction, Vermont, 26 October 1996.

"Key Issues in Surface Metrology and Topographic Analysis" SME Machining Technology Association Board or Advisors and SME Staff, 18 October 1996.

"On the Information Content of Characterization Parameters in Surface Metrology" ASME B46, Chicago, 12 Sept. 1996

"Scale-sensitive, Fractal Analysis for Understanding Roughness" Surfaces in Biomaterials Phoenix AZ, 6 Sept. 1996 prepared with W.A.Johnsen and Constantin Articus

"Use of fractal-based scale-area analysis for investigating the quality of topographic data from an AFM" CIRP STC "S" Como, Italy, 30 Aug. 1996 prepared with Oliver Claus

"Scale-sensitive fractal analysis of turned surfaces" General Assembly of the CIRP, Como, Italy 28 Aug. 1996 prepared with W.A.Johnsen, R.M.Butland

"Oberflächencharakterisierung von Proben zum thermischen Spritzen" TS'96, Thermal Spray Conference, Essen, Germany, 6-8 March 1996. prepared with and presented by St.Seigmann


"Fractal analysis of Fracture Surfaces using the Patchwork Method" Conference on Fractography of Glasses and Ceramics III, Alfred, 9-12 July 1995 prepared with I. Bar-On, C.A.Brown, W.A.Johnsen,A.M.Calomino, D.N.Brewer

"Capillary Bonding and Surface Roughness" 17th Annual Adhesion Society Meeting, in Hilton Head February 1995 prepared with S.C.Clobeck, J.B.Rossacci, E.M.Shipulski

"Surface Roughness and Fine Grinding" to CIRP STC-S, Paris, France, 27 January 1995.


"Concurrent Engineering Design of Surface Roughness using Scale-area Analysis," ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, November 1994 with E.M.Shipulski

"Surface Roughness - Runways and Tire Wear," SAE Committee A-5 on Aerospace Landing Gear Systems, Invited, Burlington, VT, October 1994 - Invited, Keynote prepared with W.A.Johnsen).

"Development and Presentation of Industrially-Based Case Studies in Manufacturing Engineering," American Society for Engineering Education, New England Section, 72nd Annual Conference, October 1994.

"Surface Roughnesss Analysis Using Fractal Methods," Singapore Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology, Singapore, August 1994.

"A Method for Concurrent Engineering Design of Chaotic Surface Topographies" International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Univeristi Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Bahru, Malaysia, August 1994.

"Non-traditional Machining," International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Univeristi Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Bahru, Malaysia, August 1994.

"Geometrical Component of Scattering from Surfaces and a Survey of Fractal Methods in Characterizing Roughness" Scientific Technological Committee on Surfaces, 44th CIRP General Assembly, Mandarin Hotel, Singapore, August 1994.

"Scale-Area Analysis and Roughness: A Method for Understanding the Topographic Component of Adhesive Strength," 17th Annual Adhesion Society Meeting, in Orlando, Florida, February 1994.

"Scale-Based Analysis and Design of Surface Roughness - Methods and Applications," to the Swiss Group on Surfaces and Interfaces, in Winterthur, Switzerland February 1994.

"Concurrent Design of Engineering Surfaces Using Patchwork Analysis," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 1994.

"Tiling Strategies in the Patchwork Method and the Determination of Scale-Area Relations," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June, 1994 with B. Meacham

"The Patchwork Method and Image Processing," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June, 1994 with P. D. Charles

"Inverse Patchwork Transform," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June, 1994 with P. D. Charles and W. A. Johnsen

"Comparison of Several Methods for Calculating Fractal-Based Topographic Characterization Parameters," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June, 1994 with W. A. Johnsen

"A Scale-Based Model of Reflectivity," Fractals in Engineering Conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 1994 with E. M. Shipulski


"Analysis and Design of Engineering Surface Topographies using Fractals," at the Swiss Frederal Institute of Technology - Lausanne, 24 January 1993.

"Determination of Scale of Interaction for Topographically Dependent Phenomena," to CIRP STC-S, Paris, France, 28 January 1993.

"Scale-Area Relations by Fractal Analysis of Diverse Types of Topographic Data using the Patchwork Method," International Conference on Quantitative Microscopy and Image Analysis, Charleston, SC, July 1993.

"Engineering Design of Sub-micron Topographies for Simultaneously Adherent and Reflective Surfaces," CIRP STC-S, Edinburgh, Scotland, 27 August 1993.

"Engineering Design for Random Topographies for Simultaneously Rough and Smooth Metal-Polymer Interfaces," Materials Research Society, Boston, MA, Fall 1993 with E.M.Shipulski

"Fractal Analysis Methodology," Materials Research Society, Boston, MA, Fall 1993 with W.A. Johnsen, J. Olek

"Scale-Area Relations in the Evaluation of Tire Wear," The Tire Society 1993, Akron, OH with J.J. Schumaker, J.R. Luchini


"Fractal Analysis of Topographic Data by the Patchwork Method," Fractals in Engineering, Montreal, June 1992 with P.D.Charles, W.A.Johnsen and S.Chesters

"Understanding Math through Fractal Art," Math Round Table for High School Teachers in Massachusetts, sponsored by the Worcester Alliance for Education, WPI, Worcester, MA, April 1992 with P.D.Charles and J.E.Royea


"Fractal Analysis of Engineering Surface Roughness," Gordon Conference on Coatings and Films, Summer 1991, and SME Worcester Chapter, Worcester, MA, November 1991.

"Analysis of STM Topographic Data using Fractal Methods," CIRP working group on surfaces, Stanford University, California, August 1991.

"Fractal Analysis of SEM Images of Silica Membrane Morphology," 2nd International Conference on Inorganic Membranes, 1-4 July 1991, Montpellier, France with J.P.Valley


"Characterizing the Surface and Internal Morphology of a Silica Membrane Using Fractal Analysis," poster, Materials Research Society, Fall Meeting, Boston 1990 with J.P.Valley

"Fractal Analysis of Profilometry Data," oral presentation to the CIRP working group on surfaces, Berlin, Germany, August 1990.

"Surface Topography Investigations by Fractal Analysis of Spark Eroded Electrically Conductive Ceramics," CIRP General Assembly Berlin, Germany, August 1990 with D.F.Dauw, J.P.vanGriethuysen, and J.F.L.M.Albert

"Comparison of Fractal and Conventional Topographic Analysis of Electric Discharge Machined Surface Topography on Ceramics," Surface Engineering: Current Trends and Future Prospects, Toronto, Canada, June 1990 with D. Dauw and G. Savary

"Investigations of Spark Eroded Electrically Conductive Ceramics by Fractal Analysis," NORDTRIB'90, The 4th Nordic Symposium on Tribology, Lubrication, Friction and Wear, Hirtshals, Denmark, June 1990 with D. Dauw


"Fractal Aspects of Machined Surface Topography Determined by Stylus Profilometry," poster, MRS Fall Meeting 1988, Boston with G. Savary

"Effect of Machining on the Microstructure and Properties of Aluminum Alloys," Journées des materiaux 1988, L'Association Suisse pour la Technologie des Materiaux, Lausanne, 1988 with F. Dupont and B. Ilschner

"Plastic Deformation in Machined Surfaces," poster, Plasticity 88, Glion, Switzerland, 1988 with F.Dupont


"Machined Surface Layers on Pure Aluminum and High Strength Aluminum Alloys," Surfaces et Interfaces, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1987 with F. Dupont


"Metallographic Measurement of Deformation in Machining Chips," DGM working group on Friction and Wear, Bad Nauheim, FRG, 1986.

"Microstructural Analysis of Machined and Fatigued Surfaces in 2024 Al," International Metallographic Society, Boston, 1986 E. El Batawi, F. Dupont


"Influence of Machining on the Microstructure and Precipitation in 7075 Al," Materials Week, Toronto, 1985 with F. Dupont and B. Ilschner

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