Journal Articles

* first author advised by Dr. Miller
**Herring is Dr. Miller's Maiden name


2016
Abandoning creativity: The evolution of creative ideas in engineering design course projects.
Elizabeth Starkey, Christine Toh*, and Scarlett Miller
Design Studies, 47(2016) 47-62.
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Does Ownership Bias Exist? The effects of gender and idea goodness on ownership bias in engineering design.
Christine Toh*, Andrew Strohmetz * and Scarlett Miller
Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 138(10): 10.1115/1.4034107 .
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Choosing Creativity: The Role of Individual Risk and Ambiguity Aversion on Creative Concept Selection in Engineering Design.
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Research in Engineering Design 27(3), 195-219.
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Creativity in design teams: the influence of personality traits and risk attitudes on creative concept selection.
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Research in Engineering Design, 1(2016):73-89.
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The scissor effect: Challenges and response strategies for encouraging Moroccan women to pursue engineering and science careers
Samantha Adams* and Scarlett Miller
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering,In Press: To appear 2016.
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2015
But is it creative? Delineating the Impact of Expertise and Concept Ratings on Creative Concept Selection.
Christopher Gosnell* and Scarlett Miller
Journal of Mechanical Design,138(2):021101-021101-11.doi:10.1115/1.4031904.
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The Impact of Virtual Product Dissection Environments on Student Design Learning and Self-Efficacy
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Journal of Engineering Design,26.1-3 (2015): 48-73
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How Engineering Teams Select Design Concepts: A View Through the Lens of Creativity
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Design Studies,38 (2015): 111-138.
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2014
The Impact of Example Modality and Physical Interactions on Design Creativity
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(9): 091004.
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The Impact of Team-Based Product Dissection on Design Novelty
Christine Toh*, Scarlett Miller and Gul Kremer
Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(4): 041004.
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Exploring the Utility of the Bayesian Truth Serum for Assessing Design Knowledge
Scarlett Miller, Brian Bailey and Alex Kirlik
Human-Computer Interaction, 29(5-6): pp 487-515.
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2013
The Role of Personality and Team-Based Product Dissection on Fixation Effects
Christine Toh*, Scarlett Miller and Gul Kremer
Advances in Engineering Education, 3(4), 1-23.
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2011
User-centered evaluation of handle shape and size and input controls for a Neutron Detector
Scarlett Herring**, Pamela Castillejos and M.Susan Hallbeck
Applied Ergonomics,42(6), pp 919-928
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2010
Evaluation of four cursor control devices during a target acquisition task for laparoscopic tool control
Scarlett Herring**, Adriana Trejo and M. Susan Hallbeck
Applied Ergonomics, Jan 2010: 41 (1): 47-57
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Conceptual design of a wearable radiation detector alarm system: a review of the literature
Scarlett Herring** and M. Susan Hallbeck
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Sciences, 11(3): pp 197-219
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2009
Evaluation of a two cursor control device for development of a powered laparoscopic surgical tool
Scarlett Herring** and M. Susan Hallbeck
Ergonomics, Vol 52: 8, August 2009, 891-906
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2007
The effects of distance and height on maximal isometric push and pull strength with reference to manual transmission truck drivers
Scarlett Herring** and M. Susan Hallbeck
International Journal of Ergonomics, Vol 37, 8. Aug 2007
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Conference Papers






2017
Risky Business: The Driving Factors of Creative Risk Taking Behaviors in Engineering Design Industry.
Xuan Zheng* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 29th Annual International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Can Wearable Sensors be Used to Capture Engineering Design Team Interactions? An Investigation into the reliability of Sociometric Badges.
Hong-En Chen* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 29th Annual International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Do Technological Advancements Lead to Learning Enhancements? An Exploration in Virtual Product Dissection.
Elizabeth Starkey*, Cailyn Spencer*, Keven Lesniak, Conrad Tucker, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 14th International Conference on Design Education, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Does Designing for Additive Manufacturing Help Us Be More Creative? An Exploration in Engineering Design Education.
Michael Barclift*, Timothy Simpson, Maria Nusiner*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 29th Annual International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Mining for Creativity: Determining the Creativity of Ideas through Data Mining Techniques.
Christine Toh*, Elizabeth Starkey*, Conrad Tucker, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 43rd Design Automation Conference, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Linking Creativity Metrics to Product Market Favorability: A Data-Mining Approach
Christian Lopez*, Xuan Zheng*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 43rd Design Automation Conference, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH
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Personalized Learning in Medical Education: Designing a User Interface for a Dynamic Haptic Robotic Trainer for Central Venous Catheterization
Mary Yovanoff*, David Pepley, Katelin Mirkin, Jason Moore, David Han and Scarlett Miller
HFES Annual Meeting, October 9-13, 2017, San Antonio, TX
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2016
Improving Medical Education: Simulating Changes in Patient Anatomy Using Dynamic Haptic Feedback
Mary Yovanoff*, David Pepley, Katelin Mirkin, Jason Moore, David Han and Scarlett Miller
HFES Annual Meeting, September 19–23, 2016, Washington,DC
Best Student Paper Award
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The preferences for creativity scale (pcs): identifying the underlying constructs of creative concept selection.
Christine Toh*, Andrew Strohmetz*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 28th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 22-24 2016, Charlotte, NC
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How do I choose? The influence of concept selection methods on student team decision-making
Xuan Zheng* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 13th International Conference on Design Education<, August 22-24 2016, Charlotte, NC
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Let's get Physical? The Impact of Dissection Modality on Engineering Student Design Learning
Elizabeth Starkey*, Alex McKay, Sam Hunter and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 13th International Conference on Design Education, August 22-24 2016, Charlotte, NC
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Harnessing the Power of Fixation for Design Creativity.
Alex McKay, Sam Hunter, Clayton Meisel*, Elizabeth Starkey*, and Scarlett Miller
American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 4-7 2016, Denver, CO
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Dissecting creativity: How dissection virtuality, analogical distance, and product complexity impact creativity and self-efficacy.
Elizabeth Starkey*, Alex McKay, Sam Hunter and Scarlett Miller
The 7th International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition, June 27-29 2016, Evanston, IL
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A Virtual Reality Haptic Robotic Simulator for Central Venous Catheterization Training.
David Pepley, Mary Yovanoff*, Katelin Mirkin, Scarlett Miller, David Han,and Jason Moore
Design of Medical Devices Conference, April 12-14 2016, Minneapolis, MN
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2015
My idea is best! Ownership bias and its influence in engineering concept selection
Christine Toh*, Arti Patel*, Andrew Strohmetz*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 27th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 2-5 2015, Boston, MA
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Which one should I pick? Concept selection in engineering design industry.
Christine Toh*, Lisa Miele*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 27th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 2-5 2015, Boston, MA
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Implementing Creativity Evaluation Tools Into The Concept Selection Process In Engineering Education
Elizabeth Starkey*, Christopher Gosnell*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 27th Annual Conference on Design in Engineering Education, August 2-5 2015, Boston, MA
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Stochastic Event Detection In Needle-Tissue Interaction
Inki Kim*, Andrew Barnett*, and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 27th Annual Conference Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 2-5 2015, Boston, MA
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Identifying End-User Requirements for Communication Systems in Disadvantaged Environments.
Jessica Menold*, Lydia Weitzler*, Yan Liu, Sven Bilen & Scarlett Miller
IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
2014
The impact of virtual dissection on engineering student learning and self-efficacy
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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The role of individual risk attitudes on the selection of creative concepts in engineering design
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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Effects of over-the-counter medication product family design on knowledge acquisition and consumer preferences
Jay Cho*, Scarlett Miller, Tim Simpson and Steve Shooter
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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Motion analysis as an evaluation framework for eye-hand coordination: A case study in ultrasound-guided catheter insertion
Inki Kim*, Scarlett Miller, and Andris Frievalds
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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A novel method for assessing design concept creativity using single-word adjectives and semantic similarity.
Chris Gosnell* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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Searching for inspiration: An in-depth look at designers' example finding process.
Scarlett Miller and Brian Bailey
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 26th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, August 17-20 2014, Buffalo, NY, MA
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Using Learning Curves to Assess Resident Surgical Skill Acquisition: A Case Study of Ultra-Sound Guided Catheter Insertion.
Inki Kim*, Scarlett Miller, and Andris Freivalds
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, October 27-31 2014, Chicago, IL
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2013
Designing Public Safety Mobile Applications for Disconnected, Interrupted, and Low Bandwidth Communication Environments
Peter Erickson, Andrew Weinert, Paul Breimyer, Matt Samperi*, Jason Huff*, Carlos Parra* and Scarlett Miller
IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, November 12-14 2013, Waltham, MA
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Product Dissection or Visual Inspection? The Impact of Designer-Product Interactions on Engineering Design Creativity
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 25th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, IDETC2013/DTM-13087 August 2013, Portland, OR.
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Exploring the Utility of Product Dissection for Early-Phase Idea Generation
Christine Toh* and Scarlett Miller
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference 25th Annual Conference on Design Theory and Methodology, IDETC2013/DTM-13096 August 2013, Portland, OR.
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2012
The Impact of Product Dissection Activities on the Novelty of Design Outcomes
Christine Toh*, Scarlett Miller and Gul Kremer
ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, August 12-15, Chicago, IL.
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Mitigating Design Fixation effects in Engineering Design through product dissection activities
Christine Toh*, Scarlett Miller and Gul Kremer
Design Computing and Cognition, College Station, TX
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Towards the Development of an Objective Assessment Technique for use in Engineering Design Education**
Scarlett Miller, Brian Bailey and Alex Kirlik
The American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Expo, San Antonio, TX
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2011
TweetSpiration: Leveraging social media for design inspiration
Scarlett Herring, Christina Poon, Geoffrey Balasi and Brian Bailey
Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011: 2311-2316
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2009
Getting Inspired! Understanding how and why examples are used in creative design practice.
Scarlett Herring, Chia-Chin Chang, Jesse Krantlzer and Brian Bailey
Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2009: pp 87-96
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Idea Generation techniques among creative professionals
Scarlett Herring, Brett Jones and Brian Bailey
42nd Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences 2009: 1-10
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2008
Improving Neutron Detection: Usability Analysis of Control Mechanisms and Control Orientations for use in Hand-Held Devices
Scarlett Herring, Pamela Castillejos and M.Susan Hallbeck
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2008 52: 1677
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Evaluation of input control type and screen view orientation for a hand-held radiation detector
James Crowe, Pamela Castillejos, Scarlett Herring and M.Susan Hallbeck
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2008 52: 1672
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2007
Comparison of four cursor control devices for development of a powered laparoscopic surgery tool – users’ opinions
Scarlett Herring, Adriana Trejo and M.Susan Hallbeck
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2007 51; 996
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Ergonomic evaluation of writing instruments
Gnaneswaran, V., Herring, S., Ge, Wei Hua, Castillejos, P.and Bishu, R.R.
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2007 51: 1058
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Other Publications

Master's Paper
Characterization of Factors Influencing the Selection of an Engineering Discipline as an Undergraduate Major
Mohammad AlZayed, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
May 2017
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Dissertation
Towards a Theoretical Understanding of Creative Concept Selection in Engineering Design
Christine Toh, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
August 2016
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THESIS
Toward the development of methods to support creative concept selection in engineering design
Christopher Gosnell, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
May 2014
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THESIS
Design Learning and Creativity in Engineering Education: The Impact of Product Interactions
Christine Toh, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
May 2014
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THESIS
Creativity in Engineering Design: Understanding the Factors The Influence Creative Idea Development
Christine Toh, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
May 2014
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THESIS
Developing and Promoting Engineering Entrepreneurship in Morocco: A Three-part Investigation
Samantha Adams, Advisor: Dr. Scarlett Miller
The Pennsylvania State University
Aug 2013
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WORKSHOP
Improving the Packaging of Over-the-Counter Medication
Angela Buck*, Tony Dapontes, Megan Hinterberger, Scarlett Miller, Nora Nies, and Tim Simpson
CIHDS 2012 Workshiop, State College, PA
April, 2012
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MAGAZINE
Peer-To-Peer Decision Training: Teaching Decision Skills to Troubled Teens
Ali Abbas, Scarlett Herring,Matthew Robbins, Karen Simms, Chris Spetzler
ORMS TODAY Aug 2011
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DISSERTATION
Supporting Example Based Ideation and Assessment Practices in Engineering Design Education
Scarlett Herring
University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
Aug 2011
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EXPO
TweeetSpiration: Leveraging social media for design inspiration
Aaron Phelps, Scarlett Herring and Brian Bailey
ISUR Expo,April 2011
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Newsletter
Peer-To-Peer Decision Training
Ali Abbas, Scarlett Herring,Matthew Robbins, Karen Simms, Chris Spetzler
Decision analysis Today December 2010
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EXPO
Leveraging Social Media for Collective Creativity
Christina Poon, Aarti Israni, Scarlett Herring, Brian Bailey and Alex Kirlik
ISUR Expo April 2010
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EXPO
Example Finding in the Creative Design Process
Aarti Israni, Christina Poon, Scarlett Herring and Alex kirlik
ISUR Expo 2009
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