Overview

Soft Robotics

A Soft Ring Oscillator
D. J. Preston, H. J. Jiang, V. Sanchez, P. Rothemund, J. Rawson, M. P. Nemitz, W. Lee, Z. Suo, C. J. Walsh, and G. M. Whitesides
Science Robotics, 2019. PDF

Digital Logic for Soft Devices
D. J. Preston, P. Rothemund, H. J. Jiang,* M. P. Nemitz,* J. Rawson, Z. Suo, and G. M. Whitesides
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2019. PDF

Capability by Stacking: The Current Design Heuristic for Soft Robots
S. T. Mahon, J. Roberts, M. E. Sayed, D. H. Chun, S. Aracri, R. M. McKenzie, M. P. Nemitz, and A. A. Stokes
Biomimetics, 2018. PDF

Controlling and Simulating Soft Robotic Systems: Insights from a Thermodynamic Perspective
D. Ross, M. P. Nemitz, and A. A. Stokes

Soft Robotics, 2016. PDF


Soft/Hard Robot Hybrids

Soft RFID sensors: Wireless Long-range Strain Sensors Using Radio-frequency Identification 
L. Teng, K. Pan, M. P. Nemitz, R. Song, Z. Hu, and A. A. Stokes
Soft robotics, 2018. PDF

Integrating Soft Sensor Systems Using Conductive Thread
L. Teng, K. Jeronimo, T. Wei, M. P. Nemitz, G. Lyu, and Adam A. Stokes
Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2018. PDF

Linbots: Soft, Modular Robots Utilising Voice Coils
R. M. McKenzie, M. E. Sayed, M. P. Nemitz, B. W. Flynn, and A. A. Stokes
Soft robotics, 2018. PDF

SOPHIA: Soft Orthotic Physiotherapy Hand Interactive Aid
A. C. McConnell, M. Vallejo, R. C. Moioli, F. L. Brasil, N. Secciani, M. P. Nemitz, C. P. Riquart, D. W. Corne, P. A. Vargas, and A. A. Stokes
Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 2017PDF

Using Voice Coils to Actuate Modular Soft Robots: Wormbot, an Example
M. P. Nemitz, P. Mihaylov, T. W. Barraclough, D. Ross, and A. A. Stokes
Soft robotics, 2016. PDF


Low-cost Sensors and Signal Processing

The Limpet: A ROS-Enabled Multi-Sensing Platform for the ORCA Hub
M. E. Sayed, M. P. Nemitz, S. Aracri, A. C. McConnell, R. M. McKenzie, and A. A. Stokes
MDPI Sensors, 2018. PDF

HoverBots: Precise Locomotion Using Robots That Are Designed for Manufacturability
M. P. Nemitz, M. E. Sayed, J. Mamish, G. Ferrer, L. Teng, R. McKenzie, A. O. Hero, E. Olson, and A. A. Stokes
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2018. PDF

Multi-Functional Sensing for Swarm Robots Using Time Sequence Classification: HoverBot, an Example
M. P. Nemitz, R. Marcotte, M. E. Sayed, G. Ferrer, A. O. Hero, E. Olson, and A. A. Stokes
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2018. PDF

HoverBots: Embracing and Detecting Collisions Using Robots Designed for Manufacturability
M. P. Nemitz, E. Olson, and A. A. Stokes
International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Workshop: Swarms: From Biology to Robotics and Back, 2018. PDF