Other Major Publications

  1. Newman, D.J., “Ground-Based Results of the Mental Workload & Performance Experiment (MWPE),” Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Manual Control, Cambridge, MA, June 1988.
  2. Newman, D.J. and M. van Schoor, “Dynamic Load Sensor Experiment: Background, Science Requirements, and Preliminary Design,” white paper, November 1992.
  3. Newman, D.J., “Human Posture Modeling: An Assessment of Altered Gravity Adaptation,” abstract, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 23, Supp. 1, S-89:426, 1995.
  4. Newman, D.J., “Moving Through Fluids,” Biomechanics, 2(5): 37-39, May 1995.
  5. Newman, D.J. and M. Barratt, Chapter 22: “Life Support and Performance Issues for Extravehicular Activity (EVA),” Fundamentals of Space Life Sciences, S. Churchill, ed., Krieger Publishing Co., Malabar, FL, 337-364, January 1997.
  6. National Research Council, Advanced Technology for Human Support in Space, Bagian, J., Committee Chair, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Academy Press, Washington DC, 1997.
  7. Lathan, C.E. and D.J. Newman, “Memory processes and motor control during a space simulation mission,” Final Report from the Canadian Astronaut Program Space Unit Life Simulation Mission (CAPSULS),” Canadian Space Agency, 1998.
  8. Newman, D.J., “Quantifying Astronaut-Induced Loads in Microgravity,” Astronaut Microgravity Awareness Training, NASA John Glenn Research Center, April 1999.
  9. Bloomberg, J.J., Layne, C.S., McDonald, P.V., Peters, B.T., Huebner, W.P., Reschke, M.F., Berthoz, A., Glasauer, S., Newman, D.J. and D.K. Jackson, “Effects of Space Flight on Locomotor Control,” in Extended Duration Orbiter Medical Project, Final Report 1989-1995, NASA SP-1999-534, NASA Johnson Space Center, 1999.
  10. McDonald, P.V., Riccio, G.E. and D.J. Newman, “Understanding Skill in EVA Mass Handling: Vol. IV, An Integrated Methodology for Evaluating Space Suit Mobility and Stability,” NASA TP-1999-3684, NASA Johnson Space Center, November 1999.
  11. Newman, D.J. and D.K. Jackson, Chapter 20: “Altered Astronaut Performance Following Spaceflight: Control and Modeling Insights,” Neural Control of Posture and Movement, J. Winters and P. Crago, eds., Springer-Verlag Publishing, 282-291, 2000.
  12. Newman, D.J., Wu, R., Jackson, D.K. and D.E. Krebs, “Electromographic Analysis of Human False Platform Jumping Experiments,” Journal of Applied Physiology, (in review) 2001.
  13. Poon, C.-S., Tryfonidis, M., and D.J. Newman, “Bayesian Optimization of Visuomotor Performance in Human Decision,” Science, (in review) 2001.
  14. Jackson, D.K., D.J. Newman and D.E. Krebs, “False Platform Jump Landings in Humans Reveal Commanded Free Trajectories and Leg Impedance,” Journal of Biomechanics, (in progress) 2001.
  15. Carr, C.E., Schwartz, S.J., Newman, D.J., “Preliminary Considerations for Wearable Computing in Support off Astronaut Extravehicular Activity”, MIT Media Laboratory Technical Report, No. 551, September 2001.
  16. Poon, C.S., Tryfonidis, M., and D.J. Newman, “Bayesian Optimization of Visuomotor Performance in Human Decision,” Science, (in review) 2002.
  17. Jackson, D.K., Newman, D.J., and D.E. Krebs, “False Platform Jump Landings in Humans Reveal Commanded Free Trajectories and Leg Impedance,” Journal of Biomechanics, (in progress) 2002.
  18. London, A., Smith, R. and D. Newman (faculty advisor), “MISSION: Method of Improving Space Simulation in a 0-g Natatorium.” in EMOTE: Electronic Multimedia Online Textbook in Engineering for Aeronautics and Astronautics, Barrett, E., ed., March 1994.
  19. Newman, D.J., “Dynamic Load Sensors (DLS) Spaceflight Experiment.”
  20. Newman, D.J., “Aerospace Education Curriculum.” On-line materials developed for high school outreach.
  21. Jackson, D.K., Newman, D.J. and E. Bailey, “XVINET an on-line directory and resource for Aeronautics and Astronautics students, alumni/ae, faculty, and staff,” database and website development including: mentoring, employment searches, mentoring, feedback on department activities, and regional networking.
  22. Newman, D.J., “Space Biomedical Engineering.” On-line materials developed for MIT and Harvard HST graduate course as well as for distribution to 12-member NSBRI university consortium. http://paperairplane.mit.edu/16.423J
  23. Saleh, J. H.., Torres-Padilla, J. P., Hastings, d. E., Newman, D. J., “To Reduce or to Extend a Complex Engineering System Design Lifetime? What is at Stake, for Whom, and How to Resolve the Dilemma” ESD Symposium, Cambridge, MA, March 2004.
  24. Jordan, N. C., Saleh, J. H., and Newman, D. J., “The Extravehicular Mobility Unit: Case Study in Requirements Evolution,” Technology, Management and Policy Consortium Meeting, Cambridge, MA, June 2005.
  25. Newman, D.J., “Space Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Curriculum and Outreach Project” NSBRI Final Report, August, 2005.
  26. Webster, Bruce Naakaii Ts’oh, Newman, D.J., Jarchow, T. “Low Magnitude High Frequency Vibrations Applied to the Foot through the Pedal of a Human Powered Artificial Gravity (HPAG) Machine”, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Space Workshop, August, 2005.
  27. Newman, D.J., “Human Powered Artificial Gravity Cycle”, Final Report, Sept. 2005.
  28. Newman, D.J., “The Power of Revolutionary Thinking:  What Today’s Scientists Can Teach You About Driving Innovation in  Your Organization”, MIT Enterprise Forum Global Broadcast Series, Atlanta, GA, September 22, 2005.
  29. Newman, D.J., “Bio-Suit Advanced Space Suit Phase II Final Report”, January, 2006.
  30. Stirling, L.A., Newman, D.J. “Microgravity Investigation of Crew Reaction in 0g (Adapt)”, C-9 and Other Microgravity Simulations, NASA/TM-2006-213727, PP. 93-99.
  31. “Soldier Protective Clothing and Equipment: Feasibility of Chemical Testing Using a Fully Articulated Robotic Mannequin” Committee on Full-System Testing and Evaluation of Personal Protection Equipment Ensembles in Simulated Chemical-Warfare Environments, National Research Council ISBN: 0-309-10934-5, 178 pages, 6 x 9, (2007).
  32. Johnson, B. J., Newman, D. J., “Optimization of a Planning Support System for Planetary Exploration Extravehicular Activities”, MRSP research project, August 2008.
  33. Newman, D.J., Opperman, R., “EVA Injury, Comfort and Protection,” MIT, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Technical Report, PO# 293723 for ILC, Dover, Sept. 5, 2008.
  34. Stirling, L., Goldman, E.C., Newman, D.J., Symposium: “Informational Guidance and Distributed Control In Design of Assistive Devices”, International Conference on Perception and Action, Minneapolis, MN, July 1, 2009.
  35. Rivera, L., Newman, D. J., Trotti, G., “Future Lunar Exploration: Enabling Humans and Rovers Far and Beyond Through Design and Engineering”, MSRP research project, August 2009.
  36. Johnson, A. J., Dowding, J., Marquez, J., Sierhuis, M., Newman, D.J., Hoffman, J., Clancey, W.J., “An Integrated EVA Mission Planner and Exploration Support Tool for Lunar Exploration”, abstract, NLSI Lunar Science Forum 2009, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, July 21-23, 2009.
  37. Young D., Newman D.J., Goldfield E., “Extended Kalman Filtering for Tracking Joint Kinematics During Infant Supine Kicking”, NSF National Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, August 10-12, 2010.
  38. Wessendorf A., Weatherly J., Stirling L, Newman D.J., Goldfield E., “Motion Analysis Technique for Skin Strain Field Analysis”, NSF National Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) PI Meeting, Arlington, VA, August 10-12, 2010.
  39. D. Young, D. Newman. Chapter: Augmenting Exploration: Aerospace, Sea and Self. Wearable Monitoring Systems. Eds. Annalisa Bonfiglio and Danilo De Rossi. Springer Science, 2011.
  40. Duda, K.R., Vasquez, R., Middleton, A.J., Newman, D., Jacobs, S.E., ” Variable Vector CountermeasureSuit (V2Suit) For Space Exploration” HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  41. Duda, J.E., Opperman, R.A, Meyen, F.E., Jawdat, N., Newman, D.J.,Hoffman, J.A., Perusek, G., “Lower Body Development Of A Space Suit Simulator For EVA Experimentation and Training”  HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  42. Meyen, F., Duda, J.E, Opperman, R.A., Jawdat, N., Newma, D.J., Hoffman, J., Perusek, G., ” Engineering an AnthropomorphicExoskeleton for Actively Controlled Space Suit Simulation”  HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  43. Holschuh, B.,Obropta, E., Newman, D., ” Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Coil Actuators For Use in Controllable Mechanical Counter-Pressure (MCP) Spacesuits” HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  44. Kendrick, D., Waldie, J., Newman., ” The Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit” HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  45. Anderson, A., Diaz, D., Kracik, M., Trotti, G., Hoffman, J., Newman, D.J.,” Understanding Human- Space Suit Interaction to Prevent Injury During Extravehicular Activity” HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  46. Meyen, F., Duda, J.E., Opperman, R.A., Jawdat, N., Newman, D.J., Hoffman, J., Perusek ” Engineering the Hip Joint for an Anthropomorphic Exoskeleton for Actively Controlled Space Suit Simulation” HRP 2013 Investigators Workshop.
  47. Keddrick, D., Waldie, J., Newman, D., ” THE GRAVITY COUNTERMEASURE SKINSUIT” HRP 2013.
  48. A. Anderson, A. Diaz, M. Kracik, G. Trotti, J. Hoffman, D.J. Newman,” UNDERSTANDING HUMAN-SPACE SUIT INTERACTION TO PREVENT INJURY DURING EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY”HRP 2013.
  49. K. R. Duda, R. Vasquez, A. J. Middleton, D. J. Newman, and S.E. Jacobs, ‘Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit (V2Suit) for Space Habitation and Exploration’, 2013 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Spring Symposium March 12–14, 2013 Chicago, IL.
  50. Holschuh, B., Obropta, E., Newman, D., ” Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Coil Actuators for use in Controllable Mechanical Counter-Pressure (MCP) Spacesuits” NASA Human Research Conference, Galveston, TX  2013.
  51. Duda, K.R., Vasquez, R., Middleton, A. J., Newman, D.J., Jacobs, S.E., ” Variable Vector Countemeasure Suit (V2Suit) For Space Exploration” NASA Human Research Program Conference, Galveston, TX, 2013.
  52. Building the Future Spacesuit  
  53. Business Insider “This New Form-Fitting Spacesuit Could Revolutionize How Astronauts Move In Space”.
  54. GIGAOM.COM “These Are The Futuristic (and hot) Space Suits Astronauts Could Wear On Mars”.
  55. Fast Co.Exist “This Sliik Spiderman Spacesuit Could Take Astronauts To Mars”.
  56. Boston Common Magazine “MIT’s Dava Newman Creates a New Astronaut Suit”.
  57. Wired UK “A Closer Look at MIT’s Next-Gen Spacesuits”.
  58. ExecutiveGov.com “MIT Professor Dava Newman To Be Nominated NASA Deputy Administrator”.
  59. Holschuh, B., and Newman, D. “Improving Compression Garments for Space and Terrestrial Applications via Integrated Active Materials Technology,” submitted to Aviat Space Env. Med
  60. F. Romero, P. L. Melo, M. T. Silva, F. Javier Alonso, Estimation of FES actuation parameters based on inverse dynamic analysis, Clin Biomech, 2014. 
  61. P. L. Melo, M. T. Silva, J. M. Martins, D. J. Newman, A Model-based Approach To Correct Drop Foot Using Electrical Stimulation, Control Eng Pract, submitted 2014. 
  62. P. L. Melo, M. T. Silva, J. M. Martins, A. M. Pinto, D. J. Newman, Modular Stimulation Units: A Novel Stimulation Platform for Motor Rehabilitation, Artif Organs, submitted 2014. 
  63. Sebastian Pfotenhauer, Danielle R Wood, Daniel Roos, Dava J Newman, “International university partnerships as instruments for capacity-building in science, technology, and innovation: A systems architecture analysis of four MIT collaborations”, submitted to Research Policy.
  64. Kendrick, D., Newman, D., The Gravity Loading Countermeasure Skinsuit [#0061]NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015.
  65. Vadhavkar, N. A., Newman ,D. J., “Modular Portable Life Support System (PLSS) for Advanced Suit Concepts [#0399]”NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015.
  66. Holschuh, B., Gatto, G., Levrino, L., Bretl, K., Newman, D.,”Active Material Technology Development for Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suits Using 3D-Printed [#0072]”NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015.
  67. Holschuh, B., Newman, D., “Mechanical Counter-Pressure Space Suit Design Using Active Materials [#0322]”NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015. Selected as Best Postdoc Poster Award.
  68. Hilbert, A., Bertrand, P., Reyes ,S., Anderson ,A., Newman ,D. J., “Human-Spacesuit Interaction: Experimental Results and Future Testing [#0320]” NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015. Received 2nd Place Student Poster Award
  69. Duda, K., Vasquez , R., A., Middleton ,A. J., Hansberry , M. L., Newman, D. J., Jacobs, S. E., West, J. J., “Variable Vector Countermeasure Suit (V2Suit) for Space Exploration [#0071]”NASA Human Research Program Annual Conference, Galveston, TX Jan. 13-15, 2015.
  70. Big Picture Science “It’s In Material”.