Publications

Submitted

  1. K. Schäffer, Y. Ozkan-Aydin, and M. M. Coad, "Soft Wrist Exosuit Actuated by Fabric Pneumatic Artificial Muscles" (submitted). Video

2022

  1. N. G. Badillo Perez and M. M. Coad, "Self-Propelled Soft Everting Toroidal Robot for Navigation and Climbing in Confined Spaces," in IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2022 (accepted). Preprint Video
  2. I. Exarchos, K. Wang, B. H. Do, F. Stroppa, M. M. Coad, A. M. Okamura, and C. K. Liu, "Task-Specific Design Optimization and Fabrication for Inflated-Beam Soft Robots with Growable Discrete Joints," in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2022, pp. 7145-7151. Paper

2021

  1. W. E. Heap, N. D. Naclerio, M. M. Coad, S. Jeong, and E. W. Hawkes, "Soft Retraction Device and Internal Camera Mount for Everting Vine Robots," in IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2021, pp. 4959-4965. Paper Finalist for IROS 2021 Best Application Paper Award
  2. M. M. Coad, "Design, modeling, and control of vine robots for exploration of unknown environments," PhD thesis, Stanford University, 2021. Thesis Presentation
  3. A. M. Gruebele*, A. C. Zerbe*, M. M. Coad, A. M. Okamura, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Distributed Sensor Networks Deployed Using Soft Growing Robots," in IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, 2021, pp. 66-73. Paper Video *Indicates equal contribution Finalist for RoboSoft 2021 Best Paper Award

2020

  1. L. H. Blumenschein, M. M. Coad, D. A. Haggerty, A. M. Okamura, and E. W. Hawkes, "Design, modeling, control, and application of everting vine robots," Frontiers in Robotics and AI, vol. 7, p. 153, 2020. Paper
  2. S. Jeong*, M. M. Coad*, L. H. Blumenschein, M. Luo, U. Mehmood, J. Kim, A. M. Okamura, and J. Ryu, "A Tip Mount for Transporting Sensors and Tools using Soft Growing Robots," in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2020, pp. 8781-8788. Paper Video Presentation *Indicates equal contribution Finalist for IROS 2020 Best Paper Award in Robot Mechanisms and Design
  3. F. Stroppa, M. Luo, K. Yoshida, M. M. Coad, L. H. Blumenschein, and A. M. Okamura, "Human Interface for Teleoperated Object Manipulation with a Soft Growing Robot," in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2020, pp. 726-732. Paper Presentation Finalist for ICRA 2020 Best Paper Award in Human-Robot Interaction
  4. M. M. Coad, R. P. Thomasson, L. H. Blumenschein, N. S. Usevitch, E. W. Hawkes, and A. M. Okamura, "Retraction of Soft Growing Robots without Buckling," IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 2115-2122, 2020. Paper Video Presentation
  5. M. M. Coad, L. H. Blumenschein, S. Cutler, J. A. Reyna Zepeda, N. D. Naclerio, H. El-Hussieny, U. Mehmood, J. Ryu, E. W. Hawkes, and A. M. Okamura, "Vine Robots: Design, Teleoperation, and Deployment for Navigation and Exploration," IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 120-132, 2020. Paper Video Presentation Winner of RAM Best Paper Award for 2020

2019

  1. F. Stroppa, M. Luo, G. Gerboni, M. M. Coad, J. Walker, and A. M. Okamura, "Human-Centered Control of a Growing Soft Robot for Object Manipulation," in IEEE World Haptics Conference Work-In-Progress, 2019. Paper
  2. Y. A. Oquendo, Z. Chua, M. M. Coad, I. Nisky, A. Jarc, S. Wren, T. S. Lendvay, and A. M. Okamura, "Robot-Assisted Surgical Training Over Several Days in a Virtual Surgical Environment with Divergent and Convergent Force Fields," in Hamlyn Symposium, 2019. Paper

2018

  1. N. Enayati, A. M. Okamura, A. Mariani, E. Pellegrini, M. M. Coad, G. Ferrigno, and E. De Momi, "Robotic Assistance-as-Needed for Enhanced Visuomotor Learning in Surgical Robotics Training: An Experimental Study," in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2018, pp. 6631-6636. Paper Video

2017

  1. M. M. Coad, A. M. Okamura, S. Wren, Y. Mintz, T. Lendvay, A. M. Jarc, and I. Nisky, "Training in Divergent and Convergent Force Fields During 6-DOF Teleoperation with a Robot-Assisted Surgical System," in IEEE World Haptics Conference, 2017, pp. 195-200. Paper