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Publications and Conference Papers



C.McMurrough, H. Enotiades, S. Phan, S. Savoie, F. Makedon, "Development of An Omniwheel-based Holonomic Robot Platform for Rought Terrain", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments, Article No. 59, 2013.


R. Murthy, A. N. Das, D. O. Popa, “ARRIpede: An Assembled Die Scale Microcrawler”, Journal of Advanced Robotics, The Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), 2010.


Mayyas, M., Stephanou, H. “Electrothermoelastic modeling of MEMS gripper.” Microsystem Technologies, 2009, Volume 15, Number 4, 2009, pp. 637-646

Mayyas, M., Shiakolas, P., Lee, W-H., Stephanou, H. “Thermal cycle modeling of electrothermal microactuators.” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 152, Issue 2, 18 June 2009, pp.192-202

Conference Papers


A. N. Das, D. Popa, H. E. Stephanou, “Precision Evaluation of Modular Multiscale Robots for Peg-in-Hole Microassembly Tasks”, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, California, USA, page(s): 1699 – 1704, September 2011.

Mayyas, M. Lee. W.H., Stephanou H.. Microrobotic surveillance: discrete and continuous STARbots," SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing , 25-29 April 2011 in Orlando, Florida, United States.

Micro-robotics Application for Security: Unmanned Ground Systems Technology: The Role of Micro-Robotics in Border Management, 2nd Annual Border Management Summit Southwest, Institute for Defense and Government Advancement, El Paso, TX, May 23-25 2011.


R. Murthy, A. N. Das, D. O. Popa, “Nonholonomic Control for an Assembled Microcrawler”, 9th IFAC symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO), Gifu, Japan, September 2009. 

D. O. Popa, A. N. Das, “Precision-Driven Hybrid Control for 3D Microassembly”, Workshop on control issues, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Kobe, Japan, page(s): 13-17, May 2009.


H. Kim, V. Bedekar, R. Mahanjan, W.H. Lee, and S. Priya, “Cost-effective piezoelectric micro energy harvesting system,” SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, San Diego, CA, March 2008.

D. O. Popa, A. N. Das and R. Murthy, “M³, μ³, and N³: Top-down, Deterministic Macro to Nano Robotic Factories with Yield & Speed Adjusted Precision Metrics”, 6th International Workshop on Micro Factories (IWMF), Illinois, USA, October 2008.

R. Murthy , D. O. Popa and A. N. Das, “Untethered Manufacturable Microrobots via Compliant Silicon MEMS Assembly and 3D Die Stacking”, 6th International Workshop on Micro Factories (IWMF), Evanston, Illinois, USA, October 2008. 

R. Murthy , A. N. Das, D. O. Popa, “Arripede - A Stick-Slip Micro Crawler/Conveyor Robot Constructed via 2½D MEMS assembly”, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, page(s): 34-40, September 2008.

R. Murthy, A. N. Das, D. O. Popa, “ARRIpede: An Assembled Micro Crawler”, Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO), Arlington, TX, USA, page(s): 833-836, August 2008.


Mayyas, M. Zhang, P., Lee, W- H., Shiakolas, P., Popa, D., 2007. Design Tradeoffs for Electrothermal Microgrippers, ICRA07 (Roma, Italy, April 2007)


A. N. Das, F. L. Lewis, D. O. Popa, “Data-Logging and Supervisory Control in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD), Las Vegas, Nevada, page(s): 330-338, June 2006.

S. Priya, S. Mukherjee, W.H. Lee, and H. Stephanou, “Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting,” Material Science & Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

R. Murthy, A. N. Das, D. O. Popa, “Multiscale Robotics Framework for MEMS Assembly”, Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), Singapore, page(s): 1-6, December 2006.


Mayyas, M., Shiakolas, P., 2005. Transient Thermal Model of an Attached Lateral Thermal Actuator. TEXMEMS VII International Conference on MEMS, (El Paso, TX, September 2005)

Mayyas, M., Lee, W. H., Popa, D., Shiakolas, P., Zhang, P., Stephanou, H., 2005. Comprehensive Electrothermal Modeling of a Thermal Microgripper. TEXMEMS VII International Conference on MEMS (El Paso, TX, September 2005).