Publications

Journal articles

  1. Y. Jiang, M. Sharifzadeh, and D. M. Aukes, “Reconfigurable Soft Flexure Hinges via Pinched Tubes,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  2. D. Li and D. M. Aukes, “Compliance Augmented Granular RFT model, A Case Study of Sand-Burrowing Robot with Soft Actuators,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  3. R. Khodambashi, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, M. M. Peet, X. He, S. Berman, and D. M. Aukes, “Soft Voxel Actuators,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  4. M. Sharifzadeh and D. M. Aukes, “Curvature-Induced Buckling for Flapping-Wing Vehicles,” (revised and resubmitted), 2020.(details)
  5. A. Doroudchi, M. Sharifzadeh, R. Khodambashi, D. Li, D. M. Aukes, and S. Berman, “Trajectory Tracking Control of a Hydrogel-based 2-DOF Mechanism withH∞ Optimal Output-feedback Controller,” 2020.(details)
  6. C. Brauer and D. M. Aukes, “Comparison Of Graded Material Transitions For Low-cost Robotics Applications,” (in preparation), 2020.(details)
  7. B. D. Shuch, E. Rogers, T. Shafa, and D. M. Aukes, “A Two Dof Laminate Leg Walking Robot Platforms For Use In Research And The Classroom,” (under revision), 2020.(details)
  8. H. Bagheri, A. Hu, S. Cummings, C. Roy, R. Casleton, A. Wan, N. Erjavic, S. Berman, M. M. Peet, D. M. Aukes, X. He, S. C. Pratt, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “New Insights on the Control and Function of Octopus Suckers,” Advanced Intelligent Systems, p. 1900154, Feb. 2020.(details)
  9. M. Sharifzadeh, Y. Jiang, A. S. Lafmejani, K. Nichols, D. M. Aukes, Y. Jiang, A. S. Lafmejani, K. Nichols, and D. M. Aukes, “Maneuverable Swimming in Extreme Environments with a Fish-Inspired Robot,” (under revision), 2020.(details)
  10. S. Huang, Y. Tang, H. Bagheri, D. Li, A. Ardente, D. Aukes, H. Marvi, and J. (J. Tao, “Effects of Friction Anisotropy on Upward Burrowing Behavior of Soft Robots in Granular Materials,” Advanced Intelligent Systems, p. 1900183, Feb. 2020.(details)
  11. C. Roy, S. Cummings, B. Cota Valenzuela, B. Cherry, P. Kang, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, H. Marvi, and R. E. Fisher, “Analysis of the neuromuscular structure of octopus arms via contrast enhanced MRI.,” (In preparation), 2020.(details)
  12. Y. Xu, M. Sun, R. Khodambashi, A. Wu, S. Berman, M. M. Peet, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, and X. He, “Temperature and strain dual responsive tactile hydrogel as soft robotic materials.,” (In preparation), 2020.(details)
  13. A. Salimi Lafmejani, A. Doroudchi, H. Farivarnejad, X. He, D. Aukes, M. Peet, H. Marvi, R. E. Fisher, and S. Berman, “Kinematic Modeling and Trajectory Tracking Control of an Octopus-Inspired Hyper-Redundant Robot,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, pp. 1–1, 2020.(details)
  14. R. Khodambashi, M. Peet, S. Berman, R. Fisher, H. Marvi, X. He, and D. M. Aukes, “Design of Soft, Thermo-Responsive Hydrogel Actuators with Integrated Heaters,” (In preparation), 2020.(details)
  15. M. Sharifzadeh, Y. Jiang, and D. M. Aukes, “Compensating for Loads in Parallel Compliant Mechanisms,” Soft Robotics(submitted), 2019.(details)
  16. S. M. Felton, K. P. Becker, D. M. Aukes, and R. J. Wood, “Self-folding with shape memory composites at the millimeter scale,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 25, no. 8, p. 085004, Aug. 2015.(details)
  17. D. M. C. Aukes, B. Heyneman, J. Ulmen, H. Stuart, M. R. Cutkosky, S. Kim, P. Garcia, and A. Edsinger, “Design and testing of a selectively compliant underactuated hand,” The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 721–735, Apr. 2014.(details)
  18. D. M. Aukes, B. Goldberg, M. R. Cutkosky, and R. J. Wood, “An analytic framework for developing inherently-manufacturable pop-up laminate devices,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, no. 9, p. 094013, Sep. 2014.(details)
  19. M. T. Tolley, S. M. Felton, S. Miyashita, D. Aukes, D. Rus, and R. J. Wood, “Self-folding origami: shape memory composites activated by uniform heating,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 23, no. 9, p. 94006, Sep. 2014.(details)
  20. O. Mesa, S. Mhatre, and D. Aukes, “CREASE: Synchronized gait through folded geometry,” International Journal of Architectural Computing(submitted).(details)

Conference Papers

  1. Y. Jiang, M. Sharifzadeh, and D. M. Aukes, “Reconfigurable Soft Flexure Hinges via Pinched Tubes,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  2. D. Li and D. M. Aukes, “Compliance Augmented Granular RFT model, A Case Study of Sand-Burrowing Robot with Soft Actuators,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  3. R. Khodambashi, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, M. M. Peet, X. He, S. Berman, and D. M. Aukes, “Soft Voxel Actuators,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (submitted), 2020.(details)
  4. M. Sharifzadeh and D. M. Aukes, “Curvature-Induced Buckling for Flapping-Wing Vehicles,” (revised and resubmitted), 2020.(details)
  5. A. Doroudchi, M. Sharifzadeh, R. Khodambashi, D. Li, D. M. Aukes, and S. Berman, “Trajectory Tracking Control of a Hydrogel-based 2-DOF Mechanism withH∞ Optimal Output-feedback Controller,” 2020.(details)
  6. A. Doroudchi, R. Khodambashi Emami, A. S. Lafmejani, D. Aukes, and S. Berman, “Dynamic Modeling of a Hydrogel-based Continuum Robotic Arm with Experimental Validation,” Proceedings of 2020 3rd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft) (accepted), 2020.(details)
  7. J. W. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Design, Modeling, And Optimization Of A Hopping Robot Platform,” in ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2019.(details)
  8. D. Yang, S. Mishra, D. M. Aukes, and W. Zhang, “Design, Planning, and Control of an Origami-inspired Foldable Quadrotor,” in 2019 American Control Conference (ACC), 2019, pp. 2551–2556.(details)
  9. M. Huerta, J. Bekki, A. Carberry, S. Brunhaver, G. Lichtenstein, D. Aukes, J. Holloway, D. Melton, and A. McKenna, “The process of conceptualizing and creating the Engineering Faculty Impact Collaborative to support faculty development and mentorship,” in 2019 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, 2019.(details)
  10. H. Bagheri, S. Cummings, C. Roy, R. Casleton, A. Wan, N. Erjavic, A. Hu, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “Octopus suckers: functionality and control,” in Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting, Tampa, FL, 2019.(details)
  11. B. D. Shuch, E. Rogers, T. Shafa, and D. M. Aukes, “Design Of A Two Dof Laminate Leg Transmission For Creating Walking Robot Platforms,” in ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2019.(details)
  12. M. Sharifzadeh, Y. Jiang, and D. M. Aukes, “Compensating for Loads in Parallel Compliant Mechanisms,” Soft Robotics(submitted), 2019.(details)
  13. O. Mesa, S. Mhatre, M. Singh, and D. Aukes, “CREASE: Synchronized Gait Through Folded Geometry,” in Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution - Proceedings of the 37th eCAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2019, pp. 1–10.(details)
  14. C. Brauer and D. M. Aukes, “Voxel-based Cad Framework For Planning Functionally Graded And Multi-Step Rapid Fabrication Processes,” in ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2019.(details)
  15. M. Sharifzadeh, R. Khodambashi, W. Zhang, and D. Aukes, “On Locomotion of a Laminated Fish-Inspired Robot in a Small-to-Size Environment,” in Volume 5A: 42nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, 2018, p. V05AT07A071.(details)
  16. H. Bagheri, A. Gendt, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “Switchable Fibrillar Adhesives Under Different Degrees of Saturation,” in Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2018.(details)
  17. H. Bagheri, A. Gendt, S. Cummings, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “Octopus Sucker Adhesion and Suction Performance Under Various Environmental Conditions,” in Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2018.(details)
  18. A. Doroudchi, S. Shivakumar, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, X. He, S. Berman, and M. M. Peet, “Decentralized Control of Distributed Actuation in a Segmented Soft Robot Arm,” in 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Miami Beach, FL, 2018, pp. 7002–7009.(details)
  19. Y. Xu, M. Sun, R. Y. Zhao, X. Qian, S. Berman, M. Peet, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, and X. He, “Multi-responsive Tactile Hydrogels as Soft Robotic Materials,” in Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2018.(details)
  20. M. Qin, M. Sun, X. Qian, Y. Xu, S. Berman, M. Peet, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, and X. He, “Ultra-sensitive, Highly-selective, Real-time Chemical Wearable Sensors and Soft Artificial Muscle,” in 9th Annual Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference, San Jose, CA, 2018.(details)
  21. R. Khodambashi, M. Sharifzadeh, and D. M. Aukes, “An Integrated Design and Simulation Environment for Rapid Prototyping of Laminate Robotic Mechanisms,” in Volume 5B: 42nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, 2018, p. V05BT07A068.(details)
  22. K. S. Luck, J. Campbell, M. Jansen, D. M. C. Aukes, and H. Ben Amor, “From the Lab to the Desert: Fast Prototyping and Learning of Robot Locomotion,” in Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2017.(details)
  23. A. Jansen, K. S. Luck, J. Campbell, H. B. Amor, and D. M. Aukes, “Bio-inspired Robot Design Considering Load-Bearing and Kinematic Ontogeny of Chelonioidea Sea Turtles,” in Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Stanford, CA, 2017, pp. 216–229.(details)
  24. J.-sung Koh, D. M. Aukes, B. Araki, S. Pohorecky, Y. Mulgaonkar, M. T. Tolley, V. Kumar, D. Rus, and R. J. Wood, “A Modular Folded Laminate Robot Capable of Multi Modal Locomotion,” in International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2017, vol. 1, pp. 59–70.(details)
  25. M. Qin, X. Qian, M. Sun, S. Berman, M. Peet, R. E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, and X. He, “Bioinspired Adaptive Materials for Optical Molecular Sensing and Artificial Phototropism,” in Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, 2017.(details)
  26. Y. Mulgaonkar, B. Araki, J.-sung Koh, L. Guerrero-Bonilla, D. M. Aukes, A. Makineni, M. T. Tolley, D. Rus, R. J. Wood, and V. Kumar, “The Flying Monkey: A Mesoscale Robot That Can Run, Fly, And Grasp,” in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016, vol. 2016-June, pp. 4672–4679.(details)
  27. N. Doshi, B. Goldberg, R. Sahai, N. Jafferis, D. Aukes, R. J. Wood, and J. A. Paulson, “Model Driven Design For Flexure-based Microrobots,” in 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015, pp. 4119–4126.(details)
  28. D. M. Aukes and R. J. Wood, “PopupCAD: a tool for automated design, fabrication, and analysis of laminate devices,” in SPIE.DSS, 2015, no. May 2015, p. 94671B.(details)
  29. D. M. Aukes and R. J. Wood, “PopupCAD: a New Design Tool for Developing Self-folding Devices,” in MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, 2014.(details)
  30. D. M. Aukes and R. J. Wood, “Algorithms for Rapid Development of Inherently-Manufacturable Laminate Devices,” in Volume 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Structural Health Monitoring; Keynote Presentation, Newport, RI, USA, 2014, vol. 1, p. V001T01A005.(details)
  31. D. M. Aukes, Ö. Ozcan, and R. J. Wood, “Monolithic Design and Fabrication of a 2-DOF Bio-Inspired Leg Transmission,” in Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Milan: Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 1–10.(details)
  32. H. S. Stuart, S. Wang, B. Gardineer, D. L. Christensen, D. M. Aukes, and M. Cutkosky, “A compliant underactuated hand with suction flow for underwater mobile manipulation,” in 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, 2014, pp. 6691–6697.(details)
  33. B. An, S. Miyashita, M. T. Tolley, D. M. Aukes, L. Meeker, E. D. Demaine, M. L. Demaine, R. J. Wood, and D. Rus, “An end-to-end approach to making self-folded 3D surface shapes by uniform heating,” in 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, 2014, pp. 1466–1473.(details)
  34. D. M. C. Aukes and M. R. Cutkosky, “Simulation-based tools for evaluating underactuated hand designs,” in 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013, pp. 2067–2073.(details)
  35. D. Aukes, S. Kim, P. Garcia, A. Edsinger, and M. R. Cutkosky, “Selectively compliant underactuated hand for mobile manipulation,” in 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2012, pp. 2824–2829.(details)
  36. D. Aukes, B. Heyneman, V. Duchaine, and M. R. Cutkosky, “Varying spring preloads to select grasp strategies in an adaptive hand,” in 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2011, pp. 1373–1379.(details)
  37. R. CASLETON, M. MORGENTHALER, S. SHAIKH, M. SORGE, B. TUCKER, I. ESSENDRUP, S. BERMAN, M. M. PEET, D. M. AUKES, X. HE, H. MARVI, and R. E. FISHER, “Chemoreception in Octopus bimaculoides,” in SICB 2019 (submitted).(details)
  38. M. Sharifzadeh, Y. Jiang, R. Khodambashi, and D. Aukes, “Increasing The Life Span Of Foldable Manipulators With Fabric,” in ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (accepted).(details)

Workshops

  1. D. M. Aukes, “PopupCAD: a New Design Tool for Developing Inherently-Manufacturable Laminate Devices,” in Robot makers: The future of digital rapid design and fabrication of robots, 2014.(details)

Patents & Applications

  1. W. Zhang, D. Yang, D. Aukes, D. Yang, and D. Aukes, “Systems And Methods For A Foldable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Having A Laminate Structure,” US Patent Application 16/830,993, 2020.(details)
  2. D. M. Aukes, H. B. Amor, K. Luck, M. Jansen, and J. Campbell, “Systems And Methods For Rapid-prototyped Robotic Devices,” US Patent Application 62/597,276, vol. 584205, pp. 1–28, 2019.(details)
  3. D. M. Aukes, R. Khodambashi, X. He, and Y. Alsaid, “Shape Morphing Soft Material,” US Provisional Patent, 2019.(details)
  4. D. M. Aukes, M. Sharifzadeh, K. Nichols, and Y. Jiang, “Mechanisms For Steering Robotic Fish,” US Provisional Patent, 2018.(details)
  5. R. Senanayake, G. Denker, P. Lincoln, R. D. Kornbluh, S. Lincoln, R. Heydt, H. Prahlad, D. M. Aukes, K. D. van Dyk, G. Mangus, and J. Eckerle, “Adaptable input/output device,” US Patent 9,563,274 B2, vol. 2, no. 12, 2017.(details)
  6. P. E. Garcia, T. P. Low, H. Prahlad, Daniel Aukes, S. Kim, and R. D. Kornbluh, “Multilayer electrolaminate braking system,” US Patent 9,272,427 B2, 2016.(details)
  7. P. E. Garcia, T. P. Low, H. Prahlad, D. Aukes, S. Kim, and R. D. Kornbluh, “Twisted string actuator systems,” US Patent 9.272,425 B2, 2016.(details)
  8. P. E. E. Garcia, T. P. P. Low, H. Prahlad, D. Aukes, S. Kim, and D. Kornbluh, “Mobile robotic manipulator system,” US Patent 8,833,826 B2, 2014.(details)

Student Theses

  1. C. Brauer and D. M. Aukes, “Voxel-based Cad Framework For Planning Functionally Graded And Multi-Step Rapid Fabrication Processes,” in ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2019.(details)
  2. J. W. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Design, Modeling, And Optimization Of A Hopping Robot Platform,” in ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2019.(details)
  3. G. Lighthouse and D. Aukes, “Extending the Jumping Range of a Small Robot via Collapsible Gliding Wings,” Undergraduate Honors Thesis, Arizona State University, 2019.(details)
  4. B. Shuch, E. Rogers, and D. M. Aukes, “Design , Implementation , and Testing of a Force-Sensing Quadrupedal Laminate Robot,” PhD thesis, Arizona State University, 2018.(details)
  5. Z. M. Haggerty, “A Bio-Inspired Algorithm and Foldable Robot Platform for Collective Excavation,” no. August, 2018.(details)
  6. M. B. Araki, “Design and Control of Miniature Air-and-Ground Vehicles,” 2014.(details)

Student Posters

  1. M. Sharifzadeh, A. S. Lafmejani, K. Nichols, and D. Aukes, “Training of Robotic Pectoral Fin Maneuvers Based on the CMAES Algorithm,” in 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2019.(details)
  2. C. Brauer and D. M. Aukes, “Automated Process Planning for Multi-Material Manufacturing,” in 2019 Spring FURI Symposium, 2019.(details)
  3. G. Lighthouse and D. M. Aukes, “Extending the Jumping Range of a Small Robot via Collapsible Gliding Wings,” in 2019 Spring FURI Symposium, 2019.(details)
  4. H. Bagheri, H. A, S. Cummings, C. Roy, R. Casleton, A. Wan, N. Erjavic, A. Hu, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “Functionality of octopus suckers,” in 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2019.(details)
  5. B. Shuch, T. Shafa, and D. Aukes, “Laminate Quadrupedal Robot,” in 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2019.(details)
  6. A. Gilbert and D. M. Aukes, “Lateral Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot,” in 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2019.(details)
  7. A. Gilbert and D. M. Aukes, “Vertical Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot,” in 2019 Spring FURI Symposium, 2019.(details)
  8. T. Shafa and D. M. Aukes, “Control of Laminate Bipedal Locomotion,” in 2019 Spring FURI Symposium, 2019.(details)
  9. J. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Development of a Jumping Platform Utilizing Laminate Construction,” in Southwest Robotics Symposium, 2018.(details)
  10. A. Carlson and D. M. Aukes, “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  11. S. Benson and D. M. Aukes, “Design of a Cutting Tool for Clearing Underwater Vegetation,” in 2018 Fall FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  12. M. Sharifzadeh, R. Knodambashi, and D. M. Aukes, “An Integrated Design and Simulation Environment for Rapid Prototyping of Laminate Robotic Mechanisms,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  13. G. Lighthouse and D. M. Aukes, “Extending Jumping Range with Deployable Gliding Wings,” in 2018 Fall FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  14. D. Yang, S. Mishra, D. M. Aukes, and W. Zhang, “Linkage Mechanism Based Perching for Foldable Quadcopters,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  15. C. Brauer and D. M. Aukes, “Automated Process Planning for Multi Material Manufacturing,” in 2018 Fall FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  16. R. Knodambashi, M. Sharifzadeh, and D. M. Aukes, “Simulation of Origami Inspired Robot Linkages,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  17. M. Sharifzadeh, R. Khodambashi, and D. M. Aukes, “Experimental identification & control of a fish-inspired laminated robot movement in water,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  18. A. Carlson and D. M. Aukes, “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand,” in 2018 Spring FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  19. J. W. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Design of a Hopping Platform Using Laminate Construction,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), 2018.(details)
  20. A. Gilbert and D. M. Aukes, “Lateral Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot,” in 2018 Fall FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  21. H. Bagheri, A. Gendt, S. Cummings, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R. E. Fisher, and H. Marvi, “Octopus Sucker Adhesion and Suction Performance From Attached to Amputated Arm,” in 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (poster), Tempe, AZ, 2018.(details)
  22. J. W. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Developing an Educational Robotic Platform,” in 2018 Spring FURI Symposium, 2018.(details)
  23. A. Carlson and D. M. Aukes, “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand,” in 2017 Fall FURI Symposium, 2017.(details)
  24. J. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Low-cost, Modular Force Control Solution,” in 2017 Spring FURI Symposium, 2017.(details)
  25. J. Knaup and D. M. Aukes, “Design of a Hopping Platform Using Laminate Construction,” in 2017 Fall FURI Symposium, 2017.(details)
  26. D. M. Aukes and R. J. Wood, “popupCAD: A New Design Tool for Rapid Development of Printable Robots,” in 2013 Review for Printable Robots Expeditions Team, 2013.(details)