Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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2018

Jet noise reduction by downstream fluidic injection: Effect of injection pressure ratio and number of injection ports

Rajput, P. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 210059 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluidics
Noise abatement
Nozzles
Vortex flow
Fluids
2017

A theoretical framework for the study of compression sensing in ionic polymer metal composites

Volpini, V., Bardella, L., Rodella, A., Cha, Y. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10163, 101630M

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
Polymers
Compaction
Sensing
Compression

Comparison of live stimuli and 3D printed replicas: Preference tests for zebrafish

Ruberto, T., Polverino, G. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10162, 101620N

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Replica
robotics
replicas
stimuli
Robotics

Contact-dependent balance stability of walking robots

Mummolo, C., Peng, W. Z., Gonzalez, C. & Kim, J. H. Jan 1 2017 41st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5A-2017

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stability Region
Robotics
Robot
Contact
Robots

Directional noise reduction VIA asymmetric downstream fluidic injection

Rajput, P. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2017 Advances in Aerospace Technology. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aeroacoustics
Speech enhancement
Shock tubes
Acoustic fields
Fluidics

INVITED: ObfusCADe: Obfuscating Additive Manufacturing CAD Models Against Counterfeiting

Gupta, N., Chen, F., Tsoutsos, N. G. & Maniatakos, M. Jun 18 2017 Proceedings of the 54th Annual Design Automation Conference 2017, DAC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. Part 128280, 82

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3D printers
Computer aided design
Manufacturing
Intellectual Property
Trustworthiness

Noise reduction for an unheated mach 0.9 jet by Fluidic injection

Rajput, P., Kumar, S. & Kalkhoran, I. Jan 1 2017 23rd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, 2017. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Simultaneous sensing of fluid velocity and temperature using particle tracers embedding nitrobenzofurazan functionalized thermosensitive hydrogels

Cellini, F., Peterson, S. D. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10168, 1016816

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogel
Hydrogels
embedding
Particles (particulate matter)
tracers

Stepping stabilization using a combination of DCM tracking and step adjustment

Khadiv, M., Kleff, S., Herzog, A., Moosavian, S. A. A., Schaal, S. & Righetti, L. Mar 24 2017 4th RSI International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics, ICRoM 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 130-135 6 p. 7886834

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion Tracking
Adjustment
Stabilization
Robots
Biped Robot

Study of shock wave/vortex interaction for supersonic mixing enhancement

Pourhashem, H., Kalkhoran, I. M., Finch, P. & Kumar, S. Jan 1 2017 53rd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, 2017. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Angle of attack indicators
Ramjet engines
Supersonic aircraft
Air engines
Hypersonic vehicles

Temperature effects on optical resonances in single-mode circular ring and squircular resonators

Panindre, P. & Kumar, S. 2017 Heat Transfer Equipment; Heat Transfer in Multiphase Systems; Heat Transfer Under Extreme Conditions; Nanoscale Transport Phenomena; Theory and Fundamental Research in Heat Transfer; Thermophysical Properties; Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing and Manufacturing. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, HT2017-4909

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

optical resonance
Thermal effects
temperature effects
Resonators
resonators

Zebrafish response to live predator and biologically-inspired robot in a circular arena

Cord-Cruz, G., Ruberto, T., Neri, D. & Porfiri, M. 2017 Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2017. SPIE, Vol. 10162, 101620P

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fear
predators
Predator
robots
stimuli
2016

A convex model of humanoid momentum dynamics for multi-contact motion generation

Ponton, B., Herzog, A., Schaal, S. & Righetti, L. Dec 30 2016 Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 842-849 8 p. 7803371

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Momentum
Robots
End effectors
Dynamic models
Planning

A model for citizen scientist contribution in an image tagging task

Laut, J., Cappa, F., Nov, O. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Advances in Control Design Methods, Nonlinear and Optimal Control, Robotics, and Wind Energy Systems; Aerospace Applications; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Assistive Robotics; Battery and Oil and Gas Systems; Bioengineering Applications; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics and Healthcare; Control and Monitoring of Vibratory Systems; Diagnostics and Detection; Energy Harvesting; Estimation and Identification; Fuel Cells/Energy Storage; Intelligent Transportation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A three dimensional model of zebrafish swimming

Mwaffo, V., Butail, S. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 36DUMMY

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Animals
System theory
Fish
Coastal zones
Dynamical systems

Autonomous charging for an underwater robotic fish by direct contact

Phamduy, P., Cheong, J. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 9DUMMY

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fish
Robotics
Controllers
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Research laboratories

Balanced and falling states for biped systems: Applications to robotic versus human walking stability

Mummolo, C., Cursi, F. & Kim, J. H. Dec 30 2016 Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1155-1160 6 p. 7803416

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Robots
Controllers
Trajectories

Balancing and walking using full dynamics LQR control with contact constraints

Mason, S., Rotella, N., Schaal, S. & Righetti, L. Dec 30 2016 Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 63-68 6 p. 7803255

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Controllers
Robots
Torque control
Feedback control
Torque

Compressive behavior of cenosphere/hdpe syntactic foams under different strain rates

Kumar, B. R. B., Singh, A. K., Doddamani, M., D Luong, D. & Gupta, N. 2016 Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 31st Technical Conference, ASC 2016. DEStech Publications Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Syntactics
Foams
Strain rate
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes

Dynamic mechanical analysis of cenosphere/hdpe syntactic foams

Zeltmann, S. E., Gupta, N., Kumar, B. R. B. & Doddamani, M. 2016 Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 31st Technical Conference, ASC 2016. DEStech Publications Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic mechanical analysis
Syntactics
Foams
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes

Effect of downstream microjet fluidic injection on mixing characteristics of supersonic jet

Pourhashem, H. & Kalkhoran, I. M. 2016 8th AIAA Flow Control Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fluidics
Shock waves
Nozzles
Turbulence
Merging

Estimation of balance stability states for legged robotic systems

Mummolo, C., Mangialardi, L. & Kim, J. H. 2016 40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5A-2016

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Barycentre
State Space
State estimation
State Estimation

Gender-specific effects of a summer research program on STEM research self-efficacy

Listman, J. B. & Kapila, V. Jun 26 2016 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Group coordination in a biologically-inspired vectorial network model

Mwaffo, V. & Porfiri, M. May 24 2016 BICT 2015 - 9th EAI International Conference on Bio-Inspired Information and Communications Technologies. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zebrafish
Animals
Locomotion
Stochastic Processes
Random processes

Impact of engineering curricula and student programming on STEM attitudes among middle and high school students (Evaluation)

Listman, J. B. & Kapila, V. Jun 26 2016 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Curricula
Students

Inertial Sensor-Based Humanoid Joint State Estimation.

Rotella, N., Mason, S., Schaal, S. & Righetti, L. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interactive mobile interface with augmented reality for learning digital control concepts

Frank, J. A., Brill, A. & Kapila, V. Mar 24 2016 2016 Indian Control Conference, ICC 2016 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 85-92 8 p. 7441110

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Augmented reality
Poles
Facings
Controllers
Touch screens

Middle school teachers' evolution of TPACK understanding through professional development

Brill, A. S., Elliott, C. H., Listman, J. B., Milne, C. E. & Kapila, V. Jun 26 2016 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Miniature underwater robotic fish for animal-robot interactions

Phamduy, P., Vazquez, M., Rizzo, A. & Porfiri, M. 2016 Mechatronics; Mechatronics and Controls in Advanced Manufacturing; Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems and Combustion Engines; Modeling and Validation; Motion and Vibration Control Applications; Multi-Agent and Networked Systems; Path Planning and Motion Control; Robot Manipulators; Sensors and Actuators; Tracking Control Systems; Uncertain Systems and Robustness; Unmanned, Ground and Surface Robotics; Vehicle Dynamic Controls; Vehicle Dynamics and Traffic Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2, p. 11DUMMY

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fish
Animals
Robotics
Robots
Printing

Professional development through situated learning techniques adapted with design-based research

Moorhead, M., Elliott, C. H., Listman, J. B., Milne, C. E. & Kapila, V. Jun 26 2016 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Public speaking and media interactions: Avenues for outreach and dissemination of research outcomes

Gupta, N. 2016 Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 31st Technical Conference, ASC 2016. DEStech Publications Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering research
Smartphones
Taxation
Tablets
Internet

Realizing mixed-reality environments with tablets for intuitive human-robot collaboration for object manipulation tasks

Frank, J. A., Moorhead, M. & Kapila, V. Nov 15 2016 25th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 302-307 6 p. 7745146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tablets
Robots
Gestures
Human robot interaction
Touch screens

Step timing adjustment: A step toward generating robust gaits

Khadiv, M., Herzog, A., Moosavian, S. A. A. & Righetti, L. Dec 30 2016 Humanoids 2016 - IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, p. 35-42 8 p. 7803251

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Landing
Robots
Trajectories
Feedback

Structured contact force optimization for kino-dynamic motion generation

Herzog, A., Schaal, S. & Righetti, L. Nov 28 2016 IROS 2016 - 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-November, p. 2703-2710 8 p. 7759420

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Momentum
Trajectories
Pendulums
Kinematics

Tensile behavior of compression molded glass microballoon/HDPE syntactic foams

Jayavardhan, M. L., Bharath Kumar, B. R., Doddamani, M., Zeltmann, S. E. & Gupta, N. 2016 Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 31st Technical Conference, ASC 2016. DEStech Publications Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polyethylene
Syntactics
High density polyethylenes
Foams
Compaction

Towards teleoperation-based interactive learning of robot kinematics using a mobile augmented reality interface on a tablet

Frank, J. A. & Kapila, V. Mar 24 2016 2016 Indian Control Conference, ICC 2016 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 385-392 8 p. 7441163

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Augmented reality
Remote control
Kinematics
Robots
End effectors

Transient laminar cross-flow over a rigid cantilever plate

DiZinno, N. & Vradis, G. 2016 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vortex flow
Fluid structure interaction
Energy harvesting
Stress concentration
Shear stress

Using a visual programming environment and custom robots to learn C programming and K-12 STEM concepts

Krishnamoorthy, S. P. & Kapila, V. Oct 14 2016 Proceedings of FabLearn 2016: 6th Annual Conference on Creativity and Making in Education. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. Part F126222, p. 41-48 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering technology
Robots
Students
Computer programming
Block codes

Using inertial and visual sensing from a mounted smartphone to stabilize a ball and beam test-bed

Brill, A., Frank, J. A. & Kapila, V. Jul 28 2016 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-July, p. 1335-1340 6 p. 7525103

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smartphones
Mountings
Sensors
Feedback control
Education

Using mounted smartphones as a platform for laboratory education in engineering

Brill, A. S., Frank, J. A. & Kapila, V. Jun 26 2016 2016 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education, Vol. 2016-June

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smartphones
Education

Visual servoing of an inverted pendulum on cart using a mounted smartphone

Brill, A., Frank, J. A. & Kapila, V. Jul 28 2016 2016 American Control Conference, ACC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-July, p. 1323-1328 6 p. 7525101

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visual servoing
Smartphones
Pendulums
Cameras
Image resolution
2015

A blocks-based visual environment to teach robot-programming to K-12 students

Yadagiri, R. G., Krishnamoorthy, S. & Kapila, V. 2015 Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Session: T208, June. Seattle, WA, 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Advanced sensing technologies and operational enhancements for inspection of unpiggable pipelines

Vradis, G. & Laursen, P. 2015 American Gas Association - 2015 Operations Conference and Biennial Exhibition, 2015 Operating Section Proceedings. American Gas Association, Vol. 2, p. 703-717 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pipelines
Inspection
Sensors
Robotics
Pipe flow

A natural user interface to drive a robotic fish

De Bellis, M., Phamduy, P. & Porfiri, M. 2015 Adaptive and Intelligent Systems Control; Advances in Control Design Methods; Advances in Non-Linear and Optimal Control; Advances in Robotics; Advances in Wind Energy Systems; Aerospace Applications; Aerospace Power Optimization; Assistive Robotics; Automotive 2: Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Automotive 3: Internal Combustion Engines; Automotive Engine Control; Battery Management; Bio Engineering Applications; Biomed and Neural Systems; Connected Vehicles; Control of Robotic Systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fish
User interfaces
Robotics
Network protocols

An augmented reality approach for reliable autonomous path navigation of mobile robots

Frank, J. A., Sahasrabudhe, Y. & Kapila, V. 2015 Proceedings of the Indian Control Conference, Chennai, India. 7 p. January

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A physics-based model for actuation and sensing of ionic polymer metal composites

Cha, Y. & Porfiri, M. 2015 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. January ed. SPIE, Vol. 9430, 94300G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
actuation
Polymers
Sensing
Physics

A robotics-focused instructional framework for design-based research in middle-school classrooms

Moorhead, M., Listman, J. & Kapila, V. 2015 Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Session: W233B, June. Seattle, WA, 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A robotic vehicle for aquatic environmental monitoring

Laut, J., High, B., Nov, O. & Porfiri, M. 2015 ASME 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2015. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2015-January

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water quality
Robotics
Robots
Monitoring
Canals

Atmospheric-pressure air plasams and air plasma ramparts

Becker, K. H. & Kunhardt, E. E. Jan 16 2015 ICOPS/BEAMS 2014 - 41st IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science and the 20th International Conference on High-Power Particle Beams. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7012487

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

atmospheric pressure
air

Biologically inspired robots elicit a robust fear response in zebrafish

Ladu, F., Bartolini, T., Panitz, S. G., Butail, S., Macrì, S. & Porfiri, M. 2015 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. January ed. SPIE, Vol. 9429, 94290Q

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fear
predators
Predator
robots
Robotics