Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab



Han, A. K., Hajj-Ahmad, A., & Cutkosky, M. R. (2020). Hybrid electrostatic and gecko-inspired gripping pads for manipulating bulky, non-smooth items. Smart Materials and Structures, 30(2), 025010.

Hajj-Ahmad, Amar, Srinivasan A. Suresh, and Mark Cutkosky. "Cutting to the Point: Directly Machined Metal Molds for Directional Gecko-Inspired Adhesives." Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing 9.2 (2021).

Gharibi, Armin, Amar Hajj-Ahmad, Andrea Rossi, Mark Cutkosky, and Michele Lanzetta. "FEM modelling of the incipient chip formation for the generation of micro features."

Kerst, Capella, Srinivasan A. Suresh, Marc Ferro, and Mark Cutkosky. "PEDOT: PSS Coating Improves Gecko-Inspired Adhesive Performance." Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing 8, no. 3 (2020).

Kerst, Capella F., "Gecko inspired adhesives : permanent practical manufacturing, new materials, and applications," PhD Thesis, Stanford Universisty, December 2020.

Suresh, Srinivasan A., Amar Hajj-Ahmad, Elliot W. Hawkes, and Mark R. Cutkosky. "Forcing the issue: testing gecko-inspired adhesives." Journal of the Royal Society Interface 18, no. 174 (2021): 20200730.

Suresh, S.A. "Engineering Gecko-Inspired Adhesives." Ph.D. thesis, Stanford University, 2020. [Online]. Available:

Kerst, C.F., Suresh, S.A., Cutkosky, M.R. "Creating Metal Molds for Directional Gecko-Inspired Adhesives." ASME Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing. 2019 doi: 10.1115/1.4045764.

Suresh, S.A., Kerst, C.F., Cutkosky, M.R., Hawkes, E.W. "Spatially variant microstructured adhesive with one-way friction." Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2019. doi:10.1098/rsif.2018.0705 (Appears also under AdhesionPublications)

Suresh, S.A., Christensen, D.L., Hawkes, E.W., and Cutkosky, M.R., "Surface and Shape Deposition Manufacturing for the Fabrication of a Curved Surface Gripper," ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics 7(2), May 2015. DOI:10.1115/1.4029492.

Aukes, D.M., Goldberg, B., Cutkosky, M.R. and Wood, R.J., (2014) An Analytic Framework for Developing Inherently-Manufacturable Pop-up Laminate Devices," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol 23, No 9.

Day, P., Eason, E. V., Esparza, N., Christensen, D., and Cutkosky, M., "Microwedge Machining for the Manufacture of Directional Dry Adhesives," ASME Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, vol. 1, no. 1, 011001, March 2013. DOI:10.1115/1.4023161

D.L. Christensen, E.W. Hawkes, A. Wong-Foy, R.E. Pelrine, M.R. Cutkosky, "Incremental Inspection for Microrobotic Quality Assurance," Proc. ASME 2013 IDETC/CIE 2013, Portland, OR (preprint).

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