Publications

Publications

Journal Articles

 

2018

Rheological Modification of Liquid Metal for Additive Manufacturing of Stretchable Electronics

Uranbileg Daalkhaijav, Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, Stephanie Walker and Yigit Mengüç, Advanced Materials Technologies. February 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/admt.201700351 

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Smart and Squishy Robots

Y Mengüç, American Scientist, May-June 2017.

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Using an environmentally benign and degradable elastomer in soft robotics

S. Walker, S. Hemleben, J Rueben, T Van Volkenburg, J Simonsen, C Grimm, and Y Mengüç, International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications (JIRA). June 2017.

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2017

Directly Fabricating Soft Robotic Actuators With an Open-Source 3-D Printer

J Morrow, S Hemleben, and Y Mengüç, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 277-281, 2017.

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2015

A soft, wearable, quantitative ankle diagnostic device

J Bae, J Lee, M Malley, JB Gafford, D Holland, D Vogt, Y Mengüç, J Bean, and CJ Walsh, Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 030905, 2015.

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Development of the polipo pressure sensing system for dynamic space-suited motion

A Anderson, Y Mengüç, RJ Wood, and D Newman, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 6229-6237, 2015.

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Capacitive Soft Strain Sensors via Multicore–Shell Fiber Printing

A. Frutiger, J. T. Muth, D. M. Vogt, Y. Mengüç, A. Campo, A. D. Valentine, C. J. Walsh, and J. A. Lewis, Advanced Materials, vol. 27, no. 15, pp. 2440–2446, 2015, doi: 10.1002/adma.201500072, Back Cover

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2014

Pneumatic Energy Sources for Autonomous and Wearable Soft Robotics

M. Wehner, M. T. Tolley, Y. Mengüç, Y.-L. Park, M. Annan, Y. Ding, C. Onal, R. F. Shepard, G. M. Whitesides, and R. J. Wood, Soft Robotics, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 263-274, 2014, doi: 10.1089/soro.2014.0018

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Mechanical and electrical numerical analysis of soft liquid-embedded deformation sensors analysis

J. T. B. Overvelde, Y. Mengüç, P. Polygerinos, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, C. J. Walsh, R. J. Wood, and K. Bertoldi, Extreme Mechanics Letters, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 42–46, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.eml.2014.11.003

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Wearable Soft Sensing Suit for Human Gait Measurement

Y. Mengüç, Y.-L. Park, H, Pei, D. Vogt, P. Aubin, E. Winchell, L. Fluke, L. Stirling, R.J. Wood, and C.J. Walsh, International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, no. 14, pp. 1748-1764, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0278364914543793, Editor's Choice

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Embedded 3D Printing of Strain Sensors within Highly Stretchable Elastomers

J. T. Muth*, D. M. Vogt*, R. L. Truby, Y. Mengüç, D. B. Kolesky, R. J. Wood, and J. A. Lewis, Advanced Materials, vol. 26, no. 36, pp. 6307–6312, 2014, doi: 10.1002/adma.201400334, Inside Front Cover

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2013

Staying Sticky: Contact Self-Cleaning of Gecko-Inspired Fibrillar Adhesives

Y. Mengüç*, M. Rohrig*, U. Abusomwan*, H. Holscher, and M. Sitti, Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, vol. 11 no. 94, 2014, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2013.1205, Front Cover

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Enhanced Fabrication and Characterization of Gecko-Inspired Mushroom-Tipped Microfiber Adhesives

J. Song, Y. Mengüç, and M. Sitti, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Vol. 27, No. 17, pp. 1921-1932, 2013, doi: 10.1080/01694243.2013.766533

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2012

 

Gecko-Inspired Controllable Adhesive Structures Applied to Micromanipulation

Y. Mengüç, S.Y. Yang, S. Kim, J.A. Rogers, and M. Sitti, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 1246-1254, 2012, doi: 10.1002/adfm.201101783/abstract, Frontispiece

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2011

 

Waalbot II: Adhesion Recovery and Improved Performance of a Climbing Robot using Fibrillar Adhesives

M.P. Murphy, C. Kute, Y. Mengüç, and M. Sitti, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 118-133, 2011, doi: 10.1177/0278364910382862

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Conference Articles (full-length and peer-reviewed)

 

2018

 

Direct 3D Printing of Silicone Elastomer Soft Robots and Their Performance Comparison with Molded Counterparts

Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, John Morrow, Stephanie Walker, Walker Gosrich, Reece Aidan Canizares, Hansung Kim, Uranbileg Daalkhaijav, Chloe Fleming, Callie Branyan and, Y. Mengüç, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (ROBOSOFT), April 2018

Best Student Paper Finalist

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Helically Wound Soft Actuators for Torsion Control

Gina Olson, and, Y. Mengüç, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (ROBOSOFT), April 2018

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Measurement of Tissue Stiffness Using Soft eGa-In Sensors and Pressure Application

Nicholas Bira, and, Y. Mengüç, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (ROBOSOFT), April 2018

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2017

Soft snake robots: Mechanical design and geometric gait implementation

Branyan, C., Fleming, C., Remaley, J., Kothari, A., Tumer, K., Hatton, R. L., & Mengüç, Y. (2017, December). . In Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2017 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 282-289). IEEE. 

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Toolpath Planning for Continuous Extrusion Additive Manufacturing

C. Fleming, S. Walker, C. Branyan, A. Nicolai, G. Hollinger, Y. Mengüç, International Convention on Shape, Solid, Structure, & Physical Modeling (S3PM-2017), 2017

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Hybrid soft sensor with embedded IMUs to measure motion

O.Dogan Yirmibesoglu, Y Mengüç, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 798-804, 2016

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2016

2016

 

Toward a modular soft sensor-embedded glove for human hand motion and tactile pressure measurement

F. L. Hammond, Y. Mengüç, and R. J. Wood, Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), 4000 - 4007, 2014, DOI

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2014

 

2013

Soft Wearable Motion Sensing Suit for Lower Limb Biomechanics Measurements

Y. Mengüç, Y.-L. Park, E. Martinez-Villalpando, P. Aubin, M. Zisook, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, and C. J. Walsh, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 5289-5296, 2013,DOI

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2010

 

Adhesion recovery and passive peeling in a wall climbing robot using adhesives

C. Kute, M.P. Murphy, Y. Mengüç, and M. Sitti, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2797-2802, 2010, DOI

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Workshop Papers, Posters

 

2018

 

Silicone 3D Printing of Soft Mechanisms and Architectures: Extended Abstract

Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu*, Steph Walker*, and Yigit Menguc. 2018. In Proceedings of ACM Conference (Conference’18). ACM, June 2018, Boston, MA,
USA, 5 pages.

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Contextual Collision: The Social Consequences of Touch and Collision in Human Robot Interaction

Alison Shutterly, Yigit Menguc, and Heather Knight. 2018. In HRI ’18 Companion: 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction Companion, March 5–8, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA. ACM, NewYork, NY, USA, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3173386.3176922  

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Multi-material 3D Printing of Soft Robots for Radiation Environments

Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, and, Yigit Menguc, Graduate Student Showcase, 2018

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Foldable Emotive Robotics

A. Shutterly, Y Mengüç, H. Knight, Workshop on Folding in Robotics at IROS2017, Vancouver, BC, September 2017

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2017

Adding Peristalsis to Lateral Undulation for Soft Snake Locomotion

Branyan, C., Orth-Smith, L., and Menguc, Y. IROS 2017 Workshop on Robotics-Inspired Biology, July 2017

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Design and Fabrication of an Underwater Soft Robotic Tentacle for Manipulation in Radiation Environments

Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, and Menguc, Y. IEEE-RAS Summer School on Soft Manipulation (SOMA) July 17th-21st, 2017, Germany

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3D Printing Soft Robots and Design Rules

Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, John Morrow, and Menguc, Y. RSS 2017 Workshop on Material Robotics July 2017

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Mechanically Pre-programming Soft Robots for Specific Shape Spaces

Branyan, C., and Menguc, Y. RSS 2017 Workshop on Material Robotics, July 2017

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Soft Snakes: Construction, Locomotion, and Control

C Branyan, T Courier, C Fleming, J Remaley, R Hatton, and Y Mengüç, APS March Meeting Session Y12: Robophysics II, March 2017

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Liquid Metal Circuit Printing over Silicone Substrate for Soft Robotics

O Dogan Yirmibesoglu, Uranbileg Daalkhaijav, and Y Mengüç, Graduate Student Showcase, Portland Art Museum, Feb 2017

Second Place Winner

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2016