Publications in 2017

Journal Publications

Yueping Wang*, Xingbang Yang*, Yufeng Chen*, Dylan K. Wainwright, Christopher P. Kenaley, Zheyuan Gong, Zemin Liu, Huan
Liu, Juan Guan, Tianmiao Wang, James C. Weaver, Robert J. Wood and Li Wen

"A biorobotic adhesive disc for underwater hitchhiking inspired by the remora suckerfish"
Science Robotics, Vol. 2, Issue 10 (DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aan8072), 2017.
Journal cover article, featured by Science/AAAS magzine.
Yufei Hao, Tianmiao Wang, Ziyu Ren, Zheyuan Gong, Hui Wang, Xingbang Yang, Shaoya Guan, and Li Wen
"Modeling and experiments of a soft robotic gripper in amphibious environments"
International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems(IJARS)  , 14(3): 1729881417707148, 2017.
Junzhi Yu, Li Wen, and Ziyu Ren
"A Survey on Fabrication, Control, and Hydrodynamic Function of Biomimetic Robotic Fish"
Science China Technological Sciences  , 10.1007/s11431-016-9065-x, 2017.
Wang Wei, Jindong Liu, Guangming Xie, Li Wen, and Jianwei Zhang
“A bio-inspired electrocommunication system for small underwater robots”
Bioinspiration Biomimetics , 12(3):036002, 2017.
Tianmiao Wang, Yufei Hao, Xingbang Yang, and Li Wen.
"Soft Robotics:Structure, Actuation, Sensing and Control"
Journal of Mechanical Engineering  , 53(13):1-13, 2017. (In Chinese)
Journal cover article!

Conferences and Proceedings

ZHEXIN, X; DOMEL, A; WENGUANG, S; KNUBBEN, E; WEAVER, J; BERTOLDI, K; and Wen, L*
“A Bio-inspired Soft Robotic Gripper Inspired by the Cephalopod Tentacles”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, San Fransisco, CA, USA, in press, 2018.
TAO, Y; KAINAN, H*; DI SATO, V; YUFEI, H; ZIYU, R; LAUDER, G; and Wen, L*
“A Bioinspired Robotic Fish Fin with Mechanosensensation Using Conductive Liquid-Metal-Infused Soft Actuators”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, San Fransisco, CA, USA, in press, 2018.
Tao Yuan, Ziyu Ren, Kainan Hu, Mengxi Ren, Siqi Wang, Tianmiao Wang and Li Wen*
“A Kalman filter based force-feedback control system for hydrodynamic investigation of unsteady aquatic propulsion.”
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 2017:1214-1219.
Best Paper in Biomimetics Award!
Xingyu Cheng, Zhengxing Wu, Junzhi Yu, and Li Wen*
“A real-time and unsupervised advancement scheme for underwater machine vision.”
Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Cyber Technol. Autom., Control, Intell. Syst., 2017: 271–276.
Best Paper Award!
Hao Yufei, Wang Tianmiao, Fang Xi, Yang Kang, Mao Ling, Guan Juan and Wen Li*
“A Variable Stiffness Soft Robotic Gripper with Low-Melting-Point Alloy”
The 36th Chinese Control Conference(CCC2017), 2017 in press.
Yufei Hao, Tianmiao Wang and Li Wen*
“A Programmable Mechanical Freedom and Variable Stiffness Soft Actuator with Low Melting Point Alloy”
The 10th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 2017:151-161.
Best paper award!
Wang Y, Yang X, Chen Y, Kenaley CP, Liu H, Guan J, Wainwright DK, Wood RJ and Wen L*
“A Bio-robotic Remora (Echeneis naucrates) Adhesive Disc: Design, Fabrication and Function”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, New Orleans, LA, USA, JAN 04-08, 2017.
Ren Z, Di Santo V, Hu K, Yuan T, Lauder GV and Wen L*
“Understanding Fish Linear Acceleration Using an Undulatory Bio-robotic Model with Soft Fluidic Elastomer Actuated Median Fins”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, New Orleans, LA, USA, JAN 04-08, 2017.
Yang X, Wang Y, Kenaley CP, Wainwright DK, Liu H, Guan J and Wen L*
“The Contribution of Soft Tissue and Rigid Spinules to the Adhesive Ability of Remoras (Echeneis Naucrates),”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, New Orleans, LA, USA, JAN 04-08, 2017.
Lauder GV*, Thornycroft PJM, Khan M, Wainwright DK, Anderson EJ, Wen L, Alvarenga J and Aizenberg J
“Bioinspired Lubricant-Infused Surfaces Enhance Aquatic Locomotion”
Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative Orgasmic Biology, New Orleans, LA, USA, JAN 04-08, 2017.