Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

updated Jan 2021

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office Address:
Technology Building, Room 152
6075 S. Innovation Way West
Mesa, AZ 85212

Phone (Mobile): 650-353-1241

Email: danaukes@asu.edu


EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, June 2013.
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, April 2009.
  • B.S. with honors in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, June 2004.

PhD DISSERTATION

D. M. Aukes, “Design and Analysis of Selectively Compliant Underactuated Robotic Hands,” Stanford University, 2013.

  • Advisor: Prof. Mark Cutkosky.
  • Thesis Committee: Prof. Mark Cutkosky, Prof. Oussama Khatib, Prof. Paul Mitiguy.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Assistant Professor, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, January 2016-Present
    • Director IDEAlab (Integrating Design, Engineering, and Analysis)
    • Graduate Faculty Member: SEMTE(chair), Human Systems Engineering(co-chair)
    • Affiliate: CHART Center, Biomimicry Center
    • Honors Faculty, Barrett Honors College
  2. Wyss Institute Fellow, Harvard University, 2015-2016
  3. Post-Doctoral Researcher, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory, Harvard University, 2013-2015
  4. Graduate Researcher, Stanford Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Laboratory, Stanford University, 2007-2013
  5. Systems Engineer, DMC, Inc., Chicago, IL, 2004-2007
  6. Student Intern, General Motors, North America Product Development, Warren, MI, Summer 2003
  7. Student Intern, Los Alamos National Laboratory, DARHT Project, Los Alamos, NM, Summer 2002

AWARDS, HONORS, FELLOWSHIPS

  • Keen Professorship, Fall 2017
  • Wyss Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship in Technology Development, 2014-2015
  • Stanford Graduate Fellow, Stanford University, 2007-2010
  • Magna Cum Laude, Northwestern University, 2004
  • Department Honors, Northwestern University, 2004
  • Tau Beta Pi, 2004

PUBLICATIONS, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND PRESENTATIONS

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Khodambashi, R., Alsaid, Y., Rico, R., Marvi, H., Peet, M.M., Fisher, R.E., Berman, S., He, X., Aukes, D.M., 2021. Heterogeneous Hydrogel Structures with Spatiotemporal Reconfigurability using Addressable and Tunable Voxels. Adv. Mater. 2005906.
  2. Sharifzadeh, M., Aukes, D., 2020. Curvature-Induced Buckling for Flapping-Wing Vehicles. IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics 1–1.
  3. Lafmejani, A.S., Doroudchi, A., Farivarnejad, H., He, X., Aukes, D., Peet, M.M., Marvi, H., Fisher, R.E., Berman, S., 2020. Kinematic Modeling and Trajectory Tracking Control of an Octopus-Inspired Hyper-Redundant Robot. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett. 5, 3460–3467.
  4. Huang, S., Tang, Y., Bagheri, H., Li, D., Ardente, A., Aukes, D., Marvi, H., Tao, J. (Julian), 2020. Effects of Friction Anisotropy on Upward Burrowing Behavior of Soft Robots in Granular Materials. Adv. Intell. Syst. 1900183.
  5. Mesa, O., Mhatre, S., Aukes, D., 2020. CREASE: Synchronous gait by minimizing actuation through folded geometry. Int. J. Archit. Comput. 18, 385–403.
  6. Bagheri, H., Hu, A., Cummings, S., Roy, C., Casleton, R., Wan, A., Erjavic, N., Berman, S., Peet, M.M., Aukes, D.M., He, X., Pratt, S.C., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., 2020. New Insights on the Control and Function of Octopus Suckers. Adv. Intell. Syst. 1900154.
  7. Felton, S.M., Becker, K.P., Aukes, D.M., Wood, R.J., 2015. Self-folding with shape memory composites at the millimeter scale. J. Micromechanics Microengineering 25, 085004.
  8. Aukes, D.M., Heyneman, B., Ulmen, J., Stuart, H., Cutkosky, M.R., Kim, S., Garcia, P., Edsinger, A., 2014. Design and testing of a selectively compliant underactuated hand. Int. J. Rob. Res. 33, 721–735.
  9. Aukes, D.M., Goldberg, B., Cutkosky, M.R., Wood, R.J., 2014. An analytic framework for developing inherently-manufacturable pop-up laminate devices. Smart Mater. Struct. 23, 094013.
  10. Tolley, M.T., Felton, S.M., Miyashita, S., Aukes, D., Rus, D., Wood, R.J., 2014. Self-folding origami: shape memory composites activated by uniform heating. Smart Mater. Struct. 23, 94006.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (SUBMITTED, NOT YET ACCEPTED)

  1. Jiang, Y., Sharifzadeh, M., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Shape Change Propagation Through Soft Curved Materials for Dynamically-Tuned Paddling Robots. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.
  2. Sharifzadeh, M., Jiang, Y., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Reconfigurable Curved Beams for Selectable Swimming Gaits in an Underwater Robot. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.
  3. Sharifzadeh, M., Jiang, Y., Lafmejani, A.S., Nichols, K., Aukes, D.M., Jiang, Y., Lafmejani, A.S., Nichols, K., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Maneuverable Swimming in Extreme Environments with a Fish-Inspired Robot. (submitted).
  4. Lo, C.-Y., Zhao, Y., Kim, C., Alsaid, Y., Khodambashi, R., Peet, M., Fisher, R., Marvi, H., Berman, S., Aukes, D., He, X., 2020. Highly Stretchable Self-Sensing Actuator Based on Conductive Photothermally-Responsive Hydrogel. Mater. Today (in Rev.
  5. Doroudchi, A., Khodambashi, R., Sharifzadeh, M., Li, D., Berman, S., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Tracking Control of a Miniature 2-DOF Manipulator withHydrogel Actuators. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (IN PREPARATION)

  1. Sharifzadeh, M., Jiang, Y., Aukes, D.M., 2021. Compensation of Material Deformation in Foldable Robots (A Case Study of Spherical Parallel Manipulators Fabricated via Laminate Processes). ASME J. Mech. Robot. (In Prep).
  2. Brauer, C., Aukes, D.M., 2021. Comparison Of Graded Material Transitions For Low-cost Robotics Applications. (in prep.).
  3. Roy, C., Cummings, S., Cota Valenzuela, B., Cherry, B., Kang, P., Berman, S., Peet, M., Aukes, D., He, X., Marvi, H., Fisher, R., 2021. Analysis of the neuromuscular structure of octopus arms via contrast enhanced MRI. (in prep.).
  4. Xu, Y., Sun, M., Khodambashi, R., Wu, A., Berman, S., Peet, M.M., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Aukes, D., He, X., 2021. Temperature and strain dual responsive tactile hydrogel as soft robotic materials. (in prep.).
  5. Li, D., Aukes, D.M., 2021. Compliance Augmented Granular RFT model, A Case Study of Sand-Burrowing Robot with Soft Actuators. (in prep.).
  6. Shuch, B.D., Rogers, E., Shafa, T., Aukes, D.M., 2021. A Two Dof Laminate Leg Walking Robot Platforms For Use In Research And The Classroom. (under Revis.)
  7. Khodambashi, R., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Peet, M.M., He, X., Berman, S., Aukes, D.M., 2021. Soft Voxel Actuators. Robosoft 2021 (in prep.).

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Doroudchi, A., Khodambashi, R., Lafmejani, A.S., Aukes, D.M., Berman, S., 2020. Dynamic Modeling of a Hydrogel-based Continuum Robotic Arm with Experimental Validation. In: 2020 3rd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft). IEEE, pp. 695–701.
  2. Sharifzadeh, M., Jiang, Y., Khodambashi, R., Aukes, D., 2020. Increasing the Life Span of Foldable Manipulators With Fabric. In: Volume 10: 44th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  3. Jiang, Y., Sharifzadeh, M., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Reconfigurable Soft Flexure Hinges via Pinched Tubes. 2020 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. Intell. Robot. Syst.
  4. Brauer, C., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Automated Generation of Multi-Material Structures Using the VoxelFuse Framework. In: 2020 Symposium on Computational Fabrication.
  5. Knaup, J.W., Aukes, D.M., 2019. Design, Modeling, And Optimization Of A Hopping Robot Platform. In: ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  6. Bagheri, H., Cummings, S., Roy, C., Casleton, R., Wan, A., Erjavic, N., Hu, A., Berman, S., Peet, M., Aukes, D., He, X., Fisher, R., Marvi, H., 2019. Octopus suckers: functionality and control. In: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting. Tampa, FL.
  7. CASLETON, R., MORGENTHALER, M., SHAIKH, S., SORGE, M., TUCKER, B., ESSENDRUP, I., BERMAN, S., PEET, M., AUKES, D., HE, X., MARVI, H., FISHER, R., 2019. Chemoreception in Octopus bimaculoides. In: SICB 2019.
  8. Yang, D., Mishra, S., Aukes, D.M., Zhang, W., 2019. Design, Planning, and Control of an Origami-inspired Foldable Quadrotor. In: 2019 American Control Conference (ACC). pp. 2551–2556.
  9. Huerta, M., Bekki, J., Carberry, A., Brunhaver, S., Lichtenstein, G., Aukes, D., Holloway, J., Melton, D., McKenna, A., 2019. The process of conceptualizing and creating the Engineering Faculty Impact Collaborative to support faculty development and mentorship. In: 2019 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
  10. Mesa, O., Mhatre, S., Singh, M., Aukes, D., 2019. CREASE: Synchronized Gait Through Folded Geometry. In: Sousa, J., Xavier, J., Castro Henriques, G. (Eds.), Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution - Proceedings of the 37th ECAADe and 23rd SIGraDi Conference. Porto, Portugal, pp. 1–10.
  11. Shuch, B.D., Rogers, E., Shafa, T., Aukes, D.M., 2019. 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.
  12. Brauer, C., Aukes, D.M., 2019. Voxel-Based CAD Framework for Planning Functionally Graded and Multi-Step Rapid Fabrication Processes. In: Volume 2A: 45th Design Automation Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  13. Bagheri, H., Gendt, A., Subramanian, S., Berman, S., Peet, M., Aukes, D., He, X., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., 2018. Switchable Fibrillar Adhesives Under Different Degrees of Saturation. In: Materials Research Society Spring Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.
  14. Sharifzadeh, M., Khodambashi, R., Zhang, W., Aukes, D., 2018. On Locomotion of a Laminated Fish-Inspired Robot in a Small-to-Size Environment. In: Volume 5A: 42nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. V05AT07A071.
  15. Xu, Y., Sun, M., Zhao, R.Y., Qian, X., Berman, S., Peet, M., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Aukes, D., He, X., 2018. Multi-responsive Tactile Hydrogels as Soft Robotic Materials. In: Materials Research Society Spring Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.
  16. Bagheri, H., Gendt, A., Cummings, S., Subramanian, S., Berman, S., Peet, M., Aukes, D., He, X., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., 2018. Octopus Sucker Adhesion and Suction Performance Under Various Environmental Conditions. In: Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
  17. Doroudchi, A., Shivakumar, S., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Aukes, D., He, X., Berman, S., Peet, M.M., 2018. Decentralized Control of Distributed Actuation in a Segmented Soft Robot Arm. In: 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, Miami Beach, FL, pp. 7002–7009.
  18. Khodambashi, R., Sharifzadeh, M., Aukes, D.M., 2018. An Integrated Design and Simulation Environment for Rapid Prototyping of Laminate Robotic Mechanisms. In: Volume 5B: 42nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, p. V05BT07A068.
  19. Qin, M., Sun, M., Qian, X., Xu, Y., Berman, S., Peet, M., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Aukes, D., He, X., 2018. Ultra-sensitive, Highly-selective, Real-time Chemical Wearable Sensors and Soft Artificial Muscle. In: 9th Annual Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference. San Jose, CA.
  20. Qin, M., Qian, X., Sun, M., Berman, S., Peet, M., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Aukes, D., He, X., 2017. Bioinspired Adaptive Materials for Optical Molecular Sensing and Artificial Phototropism. In: Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Toronto, Canada.
  21. Koh, J., Aukes, D.M., Araki, B., Pohorecky, S., Mulgaonkar, Y., Tolley, M.T., Kumar, V., Rus, D., Wood, R.J., 2017. A Modular Folded Laminate Robot Capable of Multi Modal Locomotion. In: Kulić, D., Nakamura, Y., Khatib, O., Venture, G. (Eds.), International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics. Springer International Publishing, pp. 59–70.
  22. Luck, K.S., Campbell, J., Jansen, M., Aukes, D.M., Ben Amor, H., 2017. From the Lab to the Desert: Fast Prototyping and Learning of Robot Locomotion. In: Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  23. Jansen, A., Luck, K.S., Campbell, J., Amor, H. Ben, Aukes, D.M., 2017. Bio-inspired Robot Design Considering Load-Bearing and Kinematic Ontogeny of Chelonioidea Sea Turtles. In: Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Stanford, CA, pp. 216–229.
  24. Mulgaonkar, Y., Araki, B., Koh, J., Guerrero-Bonilla, L., Aukes, D.M., Makineni, A., Tolley, M.T., Rus, D., Wood, R.J., Kumar, V., 2016. The Flying Monkey: A Mesoscale Robot That Can Run, Fly, And Grasp. In: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). IEEE, pp. 4672–4679.
  25. Aukes, D.M., Wood, R.J., 2015. PopupCAD: a tool for automated design, fabrication, and analysis of laminate devices. In: George, T., Dutta, A.K., Islam, M.S. (Eds.), SPIE.DSS. p. 94671B.
  26. Doshi, N., Goldberg, B., Sahai, R., Jafferis, N., Aukes, D., Wood, R.J., Paulson, J.A., 2015. Model Driven Design For Flexure-based Microrobots. In: 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). IEEE, pp. 4119–4126.
  27. An, B., Miyashita, S., Tolley, M.T., Aukes, D.M., Meeker, L., Demaine, E.D., Demaine, M.L., Wood, R.J., Rus, D., 2014. 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). IEEE, Hong Kong, pp. 1466–1473.
  28. Aukes, D.M., Wood, R.J., 2014. PopupCAD: a New Design Tool for Developing Self-folding Devices. In: MRS Spring Meeting. San Francisco.
  29. Aukes, D.M., Ozcan, Ö., Wood, R.J., 2014. Monolithic Design and Fabrication of a 2-DOF Bio-Inspired Leg Transmission. In: Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems. Springer International Publishing, Milan, pp. 1–10.
  30. Aukes, D.M., Wood, R.J., 2014. 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. ASME, Newport, RI, USA, p. V001T01A005.
  31. Stuart, H.S., Wang, S., Gardineer, B., Christensen, D.L., Aukes, D.M., Cutkosky, M., 2014. A compliant underactuated hand with suction flow for underwater mobile manipulation. In: 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). IEEE, Hong Kong, pp. 6691–6697.
  32. Aukes, D.M., Cutkosky, M.R., 2013. Simulation-based tools for evaluating underactuated hand designs. In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE, pp. 2067–2073.
  33. Aukes, D., Kim, S., Garcia, P., Edsinger, A., Cutkosky, M.R., 2012. Selectively compliant underactuated hand for mobile manipulation. In: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE, pp. 2824–2829.
  34. Aukes, D., Heyneman, B., Duchaine, V., Cutkosky, M.R., 2011. Varying spring preloads to select grasp strategies in an adaptive hand. In: 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE, pp. 1373–1379.

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPERS (IN REVIEW)

  1. Jiang, Y., Sharifzadeh, M., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Shape Change Propagation Through Soft Curved Materials for Dynamically-Tuned Paddling Robots. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.
  2. Sharifzadeh, M., Jiang, Y., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Reconfigurable Curved Beams for Selectable Swimming Gaits in an Underwater Robot. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.
  3. Li, D., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Compliance Augmented Granular RFT model, A Case Study of Sand-Burrowing Robot with Soft Actuators. (in Prep.
  4. Doroudchi, A., Khodambashi, R., Sharifzadeh, M., Li, D., Berman, S., Aukes, D.M., 2020. Tracking Control of a Miniature 2-DOF Manipulator withHydrogel Actuators. IEEE Robot. Autom. Lett.

Invited Book Chapters

  1. Bagheri, H., Berman, S., Peet, M.M., Aukes, D.M., He, X., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., 2020. Octopus Sucker Control and Functionality. In: Paley, D., Wereley, N. (Eds.), Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems. Springer.
  2. Lo, C.-Y., Zhao, Y., Alsaid, Y., Peet, M.M., Fisher, R.E., Marvi, H., Berman, S., Aukes, D.M., He, X., 2020. Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems. In: Paley, D., Wereley, N. (Eds.), Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems. Springer.
  3. Shivakumar, S., He, X., Aukes, D., Marvi, H., E., R., Fisher, Berman, S., Peet, M.M., 2020. Decentralized Estimation And Control Of A Soft-robotic Arm Using Linearized Beam Model. In: Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems.

PATENTS, PATENT APPLICATIONS, PROVISIONAL PATENTS, AND INVENTION DISCLOSURES

PATENTS

  1. Senanayake, R, Grit Denker, P Lincoln, Roy D. Kornbluh, S. Lincoln, R. Heydt, Harsha Prahlad, Daniel McConnell Aukes, Karl D. Van Dyk, Geoffrey A. Mangus, J. Eckerle. 2017. “Adaptable Input/Output Device.” US Patent 9,563,274 B2 2 (12).
  2. Garcia, Pablo E., Thomas P. Low, Harsha Prahlad, Daniel Aukes, Susan Kim, and Roy D. Kornbluh. 2016. “Twisted String Actuator Systems.” US Patent 9.272,425 B2.
  3. Garcia, Pablo E., Thomas P. Low, Harsha Prahlad, Daniel Aukes, Susan Kim, and Roy D. Kornbluh. 2016. “Multilayer Electrolaminate Braking System.” US Patent 9,272,427 B2.
  4. Garcia, PE, TP Low, H Prahlad, Daniel Aukes, Susan Kim, and D Kornbluh. 2014. “Mobile Robotic Manipulator System.” US Patent 8,833,826 B2.

PATENT APPLICATIONS

  1. Aukes, Daniel M., Hani Ben Amor, Kevin Luck, Michael Jansen, and Joseph Campbell. n.d. “SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RAPID-PROTOTYPED ROBOTIC DEVICES.” US Patent Application 62/597,276.
  2. Zhang, Wenlong, Dangli Yang, and Daniel Aukes. 2019. “SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A FOLDABLE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE HAVING A LAMINATE STRUCTURE.” US Patent Application.

PROVISIONAL PATENTS

  1. Zhang, Wenlong, Daniel Aukes, and Dangli Yang. 2018. “System and Method for a Foldable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Having on Laminate Structure.” US Provisional Patent.
  2. Aukes, Daniel M., Hani Ben Amor, Kevin Luck, Michael Jansen, and Joseph Campbell. 2017. “Systems and Methods for Rapid-Prototyped Robotic Devices.” US Provisional Patent 584205: 1–28.
  3. Aukes, Daniel M., Mohammad Sharifzadeh, and Kevin Nichols. 2018. “Mechanisms For Steering Robotic Fish.” US Provisional Patent.
  4. Aukes, Daniel M., Roozbeh Khodambashi, Ximin He, and Yousif Alsaid. 2019. “Shape Morphing Soft Material.” US Provisional Patent.

ASU INVENTION DISCLOSURES

  1. AZTE# M18-109P: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A FOLDABLE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE HAVING A LAMINATE STRUCTURE
  2. AZTE# M18-118P: Systems and Methods for Rapid-Prototyped Robotic Devices
  3. AZTE# M18-273P: Mechanisms For Steering Robotic Fish
  4. AZTE# M19-170P: Design, Planning, and Control of an Origami-inspired Foldable Quad-rotor
  5. AZTE# M19-296P: Shape Morphing Soft Material

Invited Presentations – External

  1. Toyota Research Institute, Palo Alto CA, Dec 2016
  2. Foldable Robotics Workshop, IROS, Oct 2016
  3. D. M. Aukes, “Automating the Design Process for Folding Laminate Devices,” in Minimality & Design Automation, RSS Workshop, 2016.
  4. D. M. Aukes, “Informal robotics: closing the loop between teaching and research,” in Robot makers II: The future of digital rapid design and fabrication of robots, RSS Workshop, 2016.
  5. University of California San Diego, March 2015
  6. Cornell University, March 2015
  7. University of Colorado Boulder, ATLAS Institute, March 2015
  8. Arizona State University, March 2015
  9. Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, February 2015
  10. SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, June 2014
  11. D. M.Aukes, “DIY robots with popupCAD”, Wyss Retreat 2014
  12. 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, RSS Workshop, 2014.
  13. Aukes, D.M. (2012) Simulation-Based Tools For Evaluating Underactuated Hand Designs. Guest Lecture at George Washington University.

Invited Presentations – ASU Internal

  1. SBHSE Seminar Series

Invited Conference Presentations, including students

  1. Aukes, Daniel M., and Robert J. Wood. 2014. “PopupCAD: A New Design Tool for Developing Self-Folding Devices.” In MRS Spring Meeting. San Francisco.
  2. Aukes, Daniel M., and Robert J. Wood. 2015. “PopupCAD: A Tool for Automated Design, Fabrication, and Analysis of Laminate Devices.” Edited by Thomas George, Achyut K. Dutta, and M. Saif Islam. SPIE.DSS, no. May 2015 (May): 94671B.

Peer-reviewed Conference Presentations, including students

  1. Yang, Dangli, Shatadal Mishra, Daniel M Aukes, and Wenlong Zhang. 2019. “Design, Planning, and Control of an Origami-Inspired Foldable Quadrotor.” In 2019 American Control Conference (ACC), 2551–56.
  2. Mesa, Olga, Saurabh Mhatre, Malika Singh, and Dan Aukes. 2019. “CREASE: Synchronized Gait Through Folded Geometry.” In ECAADI(Accepted), 1–10.
  3. Knaup, Jacob W, and Daniel M Aukes. 2019. “DESIGN, MODELING, AND OPTIMIZATION OF A HOPPING ROBOT PLATFORM.” In ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  4. Brauer, Cole, and Daniel M Aukes. 2019. “VOXEL-BASED CAD FRAMEWORK FOR PLANNING FUNCTIONALLY GRADED.” In ASME 2019 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  5. Huerta, Mark, Jennifer Bekki, Adam Carberry, Samantha Brunhaver, Gary Lichtenstein, Daniel Aukes, Julianne Holloway, Doug Melton, and Ann McKenna. 2019. “The Process of Conceptualizing and Creating the Engineering Faculty Impact Collaborative to Support Faculty Development and Mentorship.” In 2019 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition.
  6. Shuch, Benjamin D, Eric Rogers, Taha Shafa, and Daniel M Aukes. 2019. “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.
  7. Bagheri, H, S Cummings, C Roy, R Casleton, A Wan, N Erjavic, A Hu, et al. 2019. “Octopus Suckers: Functionality and Control.” In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Meeting. Tampa, FL.
  8. Sharifzadeh, Mohammad, Roozbeh Khodambashi, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “ON LOCOMOTION OF A LAMINATED FISH-INSPIRED ROBOT IN A SMALL-TO-SIZE ENVIRONMENT.” In Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2018).
  9. Sharifzadeh, Mohammad, Roozbeh Khodambashi, and Daniel M Aukes. 2018. “An Integrated Design and Simulation Environment for Rapid Prototyping of Laminate Robotic Mechanisms .” Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2018).
  10. H. Bagheri, A. Gendt, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R.E. Fisher, H. Marvi. 2018. “Switchable Fibrillar Adhesives Under Different Degrees of Saturation.” In Materials Research Society Spring Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.
  11. Y. Xu, M. Sun, R. Y. Zhao, X. Qian, S. Berman, M. Peet, R.E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, X. He. 2018. “Multi-Responsive Tactile Hydrogels as Soft Robotic Materials.” In Materials Research Society Spring Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.
  12. M. Qin, M. Sun, X. Qian, Y. Xu, S. Berman, M. Peet, R.E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, X. He. 2018. “Ultra-Sensitive, Highly-Selective, Real-Time Chemical Wearable Sensors and Soft Artificial Muscle.” In 9th Annual Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference. San Jose, CA.
  13. H. Bagheri, A. Gendt, S. Cummings, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R.E. Fisher, H. Marvi. 2018. “Octopus Sucker Adhesion and Suction Performance Under Various Environmental Conditions.” In Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
  14. M. Qin, X. Qian, M. Sun, S. Berman, M. Peet, R.E. Fisher, H. Marvi, D. Aukes, X. He. 2017. “Bioinspired Adaptive Materials for Optical Molecular Sensing and Artificial Phototropism.” In Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. Toronto, Canada.
  15. Luck, Kevin Sebastian, Joseph Campbell, Michael Jansen, Daniel McConnell Aukes, and Heni Ben Amor. 2017. “From the Lab to the Desert: Fast Prototyping and Learning of Robot Locomotion.” In Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  16. Jansen, Andrew, Kevin Sebastian Luck, Joseph Campbell, Heni Ben Amor, and Daniel M Aukes. 2017. “Bio-Inspired Robot Design Considering Load-Bearing and Kinematic Ontogeny of Chelonioidea Sea Turtles.” In Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, 216–29. Stanford, CA.
  17. Koh, Je-sung, Daniel M Aukes, Brandon Araki, Sarah Pohorecky, Yash Mulgaonkar, Michael T Tolley, Vijay Kumar, Daniela Rus, and Robert J Wood. 2017. “A Modular Folded Laminate Robot Capable of Multi Modal Locomotion.” In 2016 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics(ISER), edited by Dana Kulić, Yoshihiko Nakamura, Oussama Khatib, and Gentiane Venture, 1:59–70. Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics. Springer International Publishing.
  18. Mulgaonkar, Yash, Brandon Araki, Je-sung Koh, Luis Guerrero-Bonilla, Daniel M Aukes, Anurag Makineni, Michael T Tolley, Daniela Rus, Robert J Wood, and Vijay Kumar. 2016. “The Flying Monkey: A Mesoscale Robot That Can Run, Fly, and Grasp.” In 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016–June:4672–79. IEEE.
  19. Doshi, Neel, Benjamin Goldberg, Ranjana Sahai, Noah Jafferis, Daniel Aukes, and Robert J Wood. 2015. “Model Driven Design for Flexure-Based Microrobots.” In 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 4119–26. IEEE.
  20. Aukes, Daniel M., Onur Ozcan, and Robert J. Wood. 2014. “Monolithic Design and Fabrication of a 2-DOF Bio-Inspired Leg Transmission.” In Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, 1–10. Milan: Springer International Publishing.
  21. An, Byoungkwon, Shuhei Miyashita, Michael T. Tolley, Daniel M. Aukes, Laura Meeker, Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine, Robert J. Wood, and Daniela Rus. 2014. “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), 1466–73. Hong Kong: IEEE.
  22. Stuart, Hannah S, Shiquan Wang, Bayard Gardineer, David L Christensen, Daniel M Aukes, and Mark Cutkosky. 2014. “A Compliant Underactuated Hand with Suction Flow for Underwater Mobile Manipulation.” In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 6691–97. Hong Kong: IEEE.
  23. Aukes, Daniel M., and Robert J. Wood. 2014. “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, 1:V001T01A005. Newport, RI, USA: ASME.
  24. Aukes, Daniel McConnell, and Mark R Cutkosky. 2013. “Simulation-Based Tools for Evaluating Underactuated Hand Designs.” In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2067–73. IEEE.
  25. Aukes, Daniel, Susan Kim, Pablo Garcia, Aaron Edsinger, and Mark R Cutkosky. 2012. “Selectively Compliant Underactuated Hand for Mobile Manipulation.” In 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2824–29. IEEE.
  26. Aukes, Daniel, Barrett Heyneman, Vincent Duchaine, and Mark R. Cutkosky. 2011. “Varying Spring Preloads to Select Grasp Strategies in an Adaptive Hand.” In 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 1373–79. IEEE.

Non-refereed Conference Presentations

  1. Sharifzadeh, Mohammad, Amir Salimi Lafmejani, Kevin Nichols, and Daniel Aukes. 2019. “Training of Robotic Pectoral Fin Maneuvers Based on the CMAES Algorithm.” In 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  2. Gilbert, Alia, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2019. “Lateral Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot.” In 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  3. Shuch, Benjamin, Taha Shafa, and Daniel Aukes. 2019. “Laminate Quadrupedal Robot.” In 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  4. Gilbert, Alia, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2019. “Vertical Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot.” In 2019 Spring FURI Symposium.
  5. Brauer, Cole, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2019. “Automated Process Planning for Multi-Material Manufacturing.” In 2019 Spring FURI Symposium.
  6. Lighthouse, Guston, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2019. “Extending the Jumping Range of a Small Robot via Collapsible Gliding Wings.” In 2019 Spring FURI Symposium.
  7. Shafa, Taha, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2019. “Control of Laminate Bipedal Locomotion.” In 2019 Spring FURI Symposium.
  8. Bagheri, H, Hu A, S Cummings, C Roy, R Casleton, A Wan, N Erjavic, et al. 2019. “Functionality of Octopus Suckers.” In 2019 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  9. Yang, D., S. Mishra, Daniel M. Aukes, and W. Zhang. 2018. “Linkage Mechanism Based Perching for Foldable Quadcopters.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  10. Sharifzadeh, Mohammad, Roozbeh Khodambashi, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Experimental Identification & Control of a Fish-Inspired Laminated Robot Movement in Water.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  11. Carlson, Andrew, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand.” In 2018 Spring FURI Symposium.
  12. Bagheri, H., A. Gendt, S. Cummings, S. Subramanian, S. Berman, M. Peet, D. Aukes, X. He, R.E. Fisher, and H. Marvi. 2018. “Octopus Sucker Adhesion and Suction Performance From Attached to Amputated Arm.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster). Tempe, AZ.
  13. Sharifzadeh, Mohammad, Roozbeh Knodambashi, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “An Integrated Design and Simulation Environment for Rapid Prototyping of Laminate Robotic Mechanisms.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  14. Knodambashi, Roozbeh, Mohammad Sharifzadeh, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Simulation of Origami Inspired Robot Linkages.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  15. Carlson, Andrew, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  16. Knaup, Jacob W, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Design of a Hopping Platform Using Laminate Construction.” In 2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium (Poster).
  17. Knaup, Jacob W, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Developing an Educational Robotic Platform.” In 2018 Spring FURI Symposium.
  18. Gilbert, Alia, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Lateral Control of Biologically-Inspired Underwater Robot.” In 2018 Fall FURI Symposium.
  19. Brauer, Cole, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Automated Process Planning for Multi Material Manufacturing.” In 2018 Fall FURI Symposium.
  20. Lighthouse, Guston, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Extending Jumping Range with Deployable Gliding Wings.” In 2018 Fall FURI Symposium.
  21. Benson, Sheena, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2018. “Design of a Cutting Tool for Clearing Underwater Vegetation.” In 2018 Fall FURI Symposium.
  22. Knaup, Jacob, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2017. “Design of a Hopping Platform Using Laminate Construction.” In 2017 Fall FURI Symposium.
  23. Knaup, Jacob, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2017. “Low-Cost, Modular Force Control Solution.” In 2017 Spring FURI Symposium.
  24. Carlson, Andrew, and Daniel M. Aukes. 2017. “Laminate Underactuated Robotic Hand.” In 2017 Fall FURI Symposium.
  25. Aukes, Daniel M., and Robert J. Wood. 2013. “PopupCAD: A New Design Tool for Rapid Development of Printable Robots.” In 2013 Review for Printable Robots Expeditions Team.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE

International & National Conference Committees

  • Robosoft 2021 Program Committee – Associate Editor (2019 - 2021)
  • Robotics: Science and Systems – Program Committee (2016 - 2020)
  • ACM Symposium On Computational Fabrication, August 2020.
    • August 2020: Area Chair
    • June 2018: Technical Programme Chair.
  • Southwest Robotics Symposium, Tempe AZ
    • 2020 – General Chair. Responsible for Sponsorships, Brochure, Website, etc. (Cancelled due to COVID)
    • 2019 – Sponsorship Chair. Responsible for $46,000 in sponsorship coordination, $18,000 personally.
    • 2018 – Organizing Committee. Responsible for $13,000 in sponsorhips.

International & National Conference Sessions Chaired

  • Session Chair, IROS 2020, “Soft Robot Design and Modeling”
  • Session Chair, MR-8-3: Motion Control, ASME IDETC/CIE 2018
  • Session Chair, MR-4-3: Structural Design of Origami, ASME IDETC/CIE 2018

Peer Reviewer for Journals

  1. Science
  2. International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR)
  3. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (IEEE-RAL)
  4. Journal of Soft Robotics (SoRo)
  5. IEEE Tranactions on Robotics (IEEE-TRO)
  6. Autonomous Robots(AURO)
  7. Sensors and Actuators A (SNA)
  8. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems(JINT)
  9. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR)
  10. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (IEEE-RAM)
  11. Robotica

Peer Reviewer for Conferences:

  1. Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS)
  2. International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
  3. International Conference on Intelligent Robots (IROS)
  4. Symposium on Computational Fabrication (SCF)
  5. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference(IDETC/CIE)
  6. RoboSoft

Other External Service

  • Workshop Organizer, Robosoft 2021
  • Peer Reviewer on NSF Funding Panels (in-person and ad-hoc)
  • Serving as Junior Chair for the RSS Technical Committee on Mechanisms and Design. Responsible for website development and outreach. 2016-Present.
  • Workshop Organizer, “Folding in Robotics” at IROS 2017, Oct 2017
  • Workshop Organizer, “Folding in Robotics” at IROS 2016, Oct 2016

Engineering School-level Committees

  • ASU New Faculty Advisory Council, Fall 2016-2019
    • Served as Chair, Spring 2016-Spring 2018 (3 Semesters)
    • Planned new faculty mixers once per semester
    • Helped plan 3 workshops on teaching, research & lab management.
    • Planned and run monthly meetings on Tempe Campus.
    • Met with Vice Dean of Faculty Administration (Marco Saraniti) semesterly.

Program-level leadership

  • Barrett Faculty Honors Advisor, Fall 2019-present
  • Polytechnic School Soft Robotics Faculty Search Committee, 2016-2017, 2019-2020, 2020-2021
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Fall 2017-Spring 2019
  • RED Poly Faculty Fellow, “Project Spine” Team, 2016-2018

Other Internal Service

  • Develop and maintain the robotics website for ASU robotics faculty, April 2016-present
  • Developed and maintain http://idealab.asu.edu, the lab website. 2016-present
  • Serve as Technical Faculty Mentor for the ASU Global Resolve Club, Fall 2019

Outreach / Other

  • Developed and maintain http://www.popupcad.org, a website dedicated to topics related to folding mechanism design. 2015-present
  • Host lab tours on request (~4 per year)
  • ASU Global Resolve Chaperone, Peru, March 2017
  • Organized Activities for National Robotics Week at Polytechnic 2020 (Southwest Robotics Symposium)
  • Organized Activities for National Robotics Week at Polytechnic 2018 (Fulton Fieldtrip)
  • Organized Activities for National Robotics Week at Polytechnic 2017 (Fulton Fieldtrip)
  • Organized Activities for National Robotics Week at Polytechnic 2016 (DiscoverE Day)
  • Hosted events at Night of the Open Door, Feb 2017
  • Hosted events at Night of the Open Door, Feb 2016
  • Participated in the Polytechnic School’s Innovation Showcase
    • Fall 2019: EGR304
    • Spring 2019: EGR598, EGR314
    • Fall 2018: EGR304
    • Spring 2018: EGR598
    • Spring 2017: EGR202, EGR598
    • Fall 2016: EGR598
    • Spring 2016: EGR202

Professional Development Activities

  • Fall 2020: Fleet Museum Science Communication Training (8 hours)
  • Spring 2021: National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Core Curriculum Webinar (10 hours)

PERSONNEL: STUDENT SUPERVISION / MENTORING, TEACHING, DISSERTATION COMMITTEES, RESEARCHERS, AND OUTREACH

Student Mentoring

PhD Students (Current) as Chair

  • Roozbeh Khodambashi, Systems Engineering, Chair, Spring 2017-Present
    • Passed the Qualifying Exam in Fall 2017.
    • Passed the Comprehensive Exam in Spring 2019
    • Graduation Expected Spring 2021
  • Mohammad Sharifzadeh, Systems Engineering, Chair, Spring 2017-Present
    • Passed the Qualifying Exam in Fall 2017.
    • Passed Comprehensive Exam Fall 2019.
    • Graduation Expected Spring 2021
  • Dongting Li, Systems Engineering, Chair, Fall 2018-Present
  • Yuhao Jiang, Mechanical Engineering, Chair, Spring 2019-Present
  • Cole Brauer, Systems Engineering, Chair, Fall 2020 - Present
  • Fuchen Chen,Systems Engineering, Chair, Spring 2021 - Present

PhD Students (Current) as co-Chair

  • Ibrahim Hasan, Systems Engineering, Defending Spring 2021

PhD Students Graduated as Committee Member

  • Kevin Luck, Computer Science, Committee Member, Fall 2019

M.S. Thesis Students Graduated as Chair

  • Taha Shafa, Engineering (Spring 2020)
  • Vipul Gadekar (Spring 2020)
  • Cole Brauer (Spring 2020)
  • Wade Adams (Spring 2019)
  • Benjamin Shuch (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)

M.S. Students Graduated as Co-Chair

  • Rebecca Bell, Systems Engineering, Spring 2019
  • Zz Haggerty, Mechanical Engineering, Spring 2018
  • Ameya Wadekar, Systems Engineering, Summer 2017
  • Aman Yadav, Systems Engineering, Summer 2016

Other Graduate Student Researchers

  • Sudhanshu Katarey - Masters Project - Spring 2020

Undergraduate Student Researchers

  • Jaimee Andreotti - Barrett Honors Thesis (co-chair) - (Spring 2021)
  • Jose Macias - Barrett Honors Thesis (co-chair) - (Spring 2021)
  • Matthew Downey - Barrett Honors Thesis (co-chair) - (Spring 2021)
  • Bradley Goldenberg - Barrett Honors Thesis (co-chair) - (Spring 2021)
  • Jose Macias - Barrett Honors Thesis (co-chair) - (Spring 2021)
  • Jude Brauer - Indpendent Research Project (Fall 2019- Present)
  • Charles Jeffries - Indpendent Research Project (Fall 2019- Present)
  • Anson Kwan - 2 Semester FURI - (Fall 2020-Spring 2021)
  • Erick Duarte - 2 Semester FURI - (Fall 2020-Spring 2021)
  • Dante Roush - Barrett Honors Thesis (Spring 2020)
  • Hebellyn Quezada - Barrett Honors Thesis (Spring 2020)
  • Frank Ononye - Barrett Honors Thesis (Spring 2020)
  • Mannat Rana - 1 Semester FURI - (Fall 2019)
  • Guston Lighthouse - 2 Semesters FURI, Barrett Honors Thesis - (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)
  • Cole Brauer, - 2 Semesters FURI, Barrett Honors Thesis - (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)
  • Sheena Benson - 1 Semester FURI - (Fall 2018)
  • Alia Gilbert - 2 Semesters FURI - (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)
  • Drew Carlson - 2 Semesters FURI, Independent Study - (Fall 2017 -Spring 2019)
  • Jacob Knaup - 2 Semesters FURI, 1 Semester KEEN, Barrett Honors Thesis (Spring 2017 - Spring 2019)
  • Benjamin Shuch - Independent Study, Barrett Honors Thesis - (Spring 2016 - Spring 2018)

Other Mentoring

  • Project Mentor for Engineering Capstone Team on Foldable Robots, 2017-2018 School Year.
  • Summer 2015: Mentored Aaron Gokaslan (Harvard Summer Student). Topic: Dynamic simulation of laminate devices with Python and Gazebo.
  • Fall 2014: Mentored Brandon Araki (Undergraduate Researcher). Topic: Design of a lightweight single-degree-of-freedom walking platform for quad copters. Resulted in 2 Conference papers.
  • Fall 2014: Mentored Undergraduate Thesis: Design of a low-cost, origami-inspired guitar, Harvard University
  • Summer 2014: Mentored summer student on the topic of self-assembling furniture, Harvard University

Student Fellowships and Awards

  • Cole Brauer, Graduate College Fellowship, November 2020
  • Cole Brauer, Dean’s Fellowship, March 2020

KEEN Mini Grant

  1. Jacob Knaup, 1 Semester KEEN
  2. Taha Shafa, 1 Semester KEEN, Spring 2019

MORE

  1. Cole Brauer (1 Semester MORE)

FURI

  1. Anson Kwan (2 Semesters FURI)
  2. Erick Duarte (2 Semesters FURI)
  3. Mannat Rana (1 Semester FURI)
  4. Jacob Knaup (2 Semesters FURI)
  5. Drew Carlson (2 Semesters FURI)
  6. Guston Lighthouse (2 Semesters FURI)
  7. Cole Brauer (2 Semesters FURI)
  8. Sheena Benson (2 Semesters FURI)
  9. Alia Gilbert (2 Semesters FURI)
  10. Alex Thiel (FURI)

Other

  1. Alejandra Mayoral (MasterCard Scholar)
  2. Cole Brauer (FURI Travel Grant, Summer 2019)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Classroom Experience by Semester

SemesterCourse Title
Fall 2011Dynamics of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomechanical Systems1
Fall 2014Informal Robotics1
Fall 2015Informal Robotics1
Spring 2016EGR 202: Use-Inspired Design Project II
Fall 2016EGR 598: Foldable Robotics
Spring 2017EGR 202: Use-Inspired Design Project II
Spring 2017EGR 598: Foldable Robotics
Spring 2018EGR 494/598: Foldable Robotics
Fall 2018EGR 304: Embedded Systems I
Spring 2019EGR 494/598: Foldable Robotics
Spring 2019EGR 314: Embedded Systems II
Fall 2019EGR 304: Embedded Systems I
Fall 2020EGR 304: Embedded Systems I
Spring 2021EGR 314: Embedded Systems II
Spring 2021EGR 557: Foldable Robotics

Course Descriptions

EGR 494/598/557: Foldable Robotics. ASU Polytechnic Campus. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of designing origami-inspired robots in a project-based format. I developed this course in Spring 2016. Responsibilities in the course include development and delivery of course material, project mentoring, etc. (This course is numbered differently for undergraduate and graduate students)

EGR 304: Embedded Systems I. ASU Polytechnic Campus. This is a project-based course that teaches the fundamentals of designing and fabricating PCB-based embedded systems. The course is delivered in a project-based format where teams. Responsibilities in the course include development, preparation, and delivery of course material, project mentoring, etc.

EGR 314: Embedded Systems II. ASU Polytechnic Campus. This project-based class focuses on extending concepts taught in EGR 304 through more advanced project specifications and topics. Responsibilities in the course include development, preparation, and delivery of course material, project mentoring, etc.

EGR 202: Use-Inspired Design Project II. ASU Polytechnic Campus. This course introduces students to a user-centered design process as it relates to developing products with engineering skillsets. Responsibilities in the course include preparation and delivery of course material, project mentoring, etc. I overhauled the course material in Spring 2016 and 2017 to include new modules related to modeling and experimentation in a mini-project format focused on electric motors.

Informal Robotics, Harvard Graduate School of Design. This course taught the design of informal robotic systems including soft and origami-inspired robotics, from a design, aesthetic, and research perspective. Responsibilities included development, co-teaching, and mentoring of teams.

Dynamics of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomechanical Systems, Stanford University. Teaching Assistant with Prof. Paul Mitiguy. Responsibilities included weekly study sections, research presentation in class, and office hours.

Other Teaching Experience

  • Course Coordinator for EGR202: Use-Inspired Design Project II, Spring 2018
  • Further course development of EGR598: Foldable Robotics around KEEN “Entrepreneurial Mindset” principles, Spring 2018
  • Attended 2018 KEEN National Conference, Dallas, TX
  • Developed class titled EGR598: Foldable Robotics at ASU Polytechnic School, Fall 2016
  • Developed class titled Informal Robotics with lecturer Chuck Hoberman and PhD student Jonathan Grinham. Taught classes and mentored project teams. 2014
  • Attended one-day teaching conference organized by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching , September, 2014.

RESEARCH SUPPORT


PRESS COVERAGE

Origami-Inspired Robotics

C-Turtle

Misc


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