Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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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: ResearchConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
Sensing
Compression
Framework
composite materials

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: ResearchConference contribution

Replica
Robotics
robotics
replicas
stimuli

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: ResearchConference contribution

Manufacturing
Model
Design
3D printers
Computer aided design

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: ResearchConference contribution

Hydrogels
Particles (particulate matter)
Fluids
Temperature
embedding

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: ResearchConference contribution

fear
predators
robots
stimuli
Predator
2016

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Swimming
Animals
System theory
Fish
Coastal zones

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: ResearchConference contribution

Fish
Robotics
Swimming
Controllers
Autonomous underwater vehicles

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: ResearchConference contribution

Robotics
Robots
Controllers
Trajectories

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: ResearchConference contribution

Syntactics
Foams
Strain rate
High density polyethylenes
Polyethylene

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

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

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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: ResearchConference contribution

Augmented reality
Poles
Controllers
Facings
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Robots
Tablets
Gestures
Software
Communication

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: ResearchConference contribution

Polyethylene
Syntactics
Foams
Compaction
Glass

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Ionic Polymer-metal Composite
Sensing
Physics
Model
actuation

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

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: ResearchConference contribution

fear
predators
robots
Predator
Robot

Chua's circuit for experimenters using readily available parts from a hobby electronics store

Siderskiy, V., Mohammed, A. A. & Kapila, V. 2015 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Electronic equipment
Networks (circuits)
Experiments
Nonlinear systems

Comprehensive transcriptome analysis of aging-related change in early phase of post-traumatic osteoarthritis

Fukui, T., Castillo, A., Russell, A., Yik, J. H. N. & Haudenschild, D. R. 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, March 28-31, 2015.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Computational metabolic energy expenditure model with novel heat dissipation formulation

Peng, W. & Kim, J. H. 2015 35th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1A-2015

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Energy Model
Dissipation
Heat
Formulation
Energy

Concurrent contact planning and trajectory optimization in one step walking motion

Mummolo, C., Mangialardi, L. & Kim, J. H. 2015 27th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 8

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Trajectory Optimization
Concurrent
Planning
Contact
Motion

Continuous radial jet in annular cross-flow

Rajput, P. & Kalkhoran, I. 2015 33rd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Vortex flow
Flow separation
Flow structure
Turbulence models
Mach number

Degree-of-freedom-based instantaneous energetic cost of robotic biped gait with benchmarking implications

Roberts, D., Quacinella, J. & Kim, J. H. 2015 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5C-2015

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Gait
Benchmarking
Instantaneous
Robotics
Degree of freedom

Deployment of a robotic fish platform in informal science learning

Phamduy, P., Milne, C., Leou, M. & Porfiri, M. 2015 Proceedings of ASME DSCC Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, October 28-30, 2015, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Exploring the role of a smartphone as a motion sensing and control device in the wireless networked control of a motor test-bed

Frank, J. A., Brill, A., Bae, J. & Kapila, V. 2015 ICINCO 2015 - 12th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Proceedings. SciTePress, Vol. 2, p. 328-335 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Smartphones
Experiments
User interfaces
Data structures
Students

Front-tracking lattice Boltzmann simulation of a wedge water entry

Zarghami, A., Porfiri, M., Jannelli, E. & Ubertini, S. Mar 10 2015 Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2014, ICNAAM 2014. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1648, 570007

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

gas dynamics
entry
wedges
momentum
fluids

Identification of balanced states for multi-segmental legged robots using reduced-order model

Mummolo, C., Mangialardi, L. & Kim, J. H. Dec 22 2015 Humanoids 2015: Humanoids in the New Media Age - IEEE RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-December, p. 914-919 6 p. 7363470

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Robots
Angular momentum
Cones
Dynamic models
Friction

Influence d'une mousse liquide sur le ballotement d'un fluide

Sauret, F., Boulogne, J., Cappello, E., Dressaire, E. & Stone, H. A. 2015 18ieme Recontre du Non Lineaire.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Loaded versus unloaded gait balance stability: A measure of dynamic walking

Mummolo, C., Park, S., Mangialardi, L. & Kim, J. H. 2015 11th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Gait
Kinematics
Stability Index
Inertia
Quantification

Low magnitude mechanical loading regulates repair events in cortical bone defect healing

Carrera, R., Flamini, V., George, B., Hunter, D., Liu, B., Helms, J. A., Leucht, P. & Castillo, A. 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Seattle, WA, October 9-12, 2015.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution