Carnegie Mellon University


2017

[46] "Design of Flat Pneumatic Artificial Muscles," J. Wirekoh and Y.-L. Park, Smart Materials and Structures, 2017. [Link]

[45] "Design, Modeling, and Control of Pneumatic Artificial Muscles with Integrated Soft Sensing," Jonathan P. King, Luis E. Valle, Nishant Pol, and Y.-L. Park, To appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'17), Singapore, May, 2017.

2016

[44] "Influence of Coalescence on the Anisotropic Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Nickel Powder/Polydimethylsiloxane Composites," S.-H. Jang, Y.-L. Park, and H. Yin, Materials, Vol. 9, No. 4, 239 (11 pp.), 2016. [Link]

[43] "Enhanced Performance of Microfluidic Soft Pressure Sensors with Embedded Solid Microspheres," H.-S. Shin, J. Ryu, C. Majidi, and Y.-L. Park, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineeing, Vol. 26, No. 2, 025011 (9 pp.), 2016. [Link]

[42] "The Curious Robot: Learning Visual Representations via Physial Interactions," L. Pinto, D. Gandhi, Y. Han, Y.-L. Park, and A. Gupta, Computer Vision - ECCV 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 9906, pp. 3-18, 2016. [Link]

[41] "Design of A Bio-Inspired Pneumatic Artificial Muscle with Self-Contained Sensing," O. Erin, N. Pol, L. Valle, and Y.-L. Park, To appear in Proceedigns of the International Conference on the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'16), pp. 2115-2119, Orlando, FL, August 2016. [Link]

[40] "Improving Soft Pneumatic Actuator Fingers through Integration of Soft Sensors, Position and Force Control, and Rigid Fingernails," J. Morrow, H.-S. Shin, C. Phillips-Grafflin, S.-H. Jang, J. Torrey, R. Larkins, S. Dang, Y.-L. Park, and D. Berensen, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'16), pp. 5024-5031, Stockholm, Sweden, May, 2016. [Link]

2015

[39] "Soft Tactile Skin using an Embedded Ionic Liquid and Tomographic Imaging," J.-B. Chossat, H.-S. Shin, Y.-L. Park, and V. Duchaine, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 7, No. 2, 021008 (9 pp.), 2015. [Link]

[38] "Editorial - Special Issue: Fabrication of Fully Integrated Robotic Mechanisms," A. M. Dollar, K.-J. Cho, R. S. Fearing, and Y.-L. Park, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 7, No. 2, 021001 (2 pp.), 2015. [Link]

[37] "Highly Stretchable Optical Sensors for Pressure, Strain, and Curvature Measurement," C. To, T. L. Hellebrekers, and Y.-L. Park, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'15), pp. 5898-5903, Hamburg, Germany, September 2015. [Link]

[36] "Fiber Optically Sensorized Multi-Fingered Robotic Hand," L. Jiang, K. Low, J. M. Costa, R. J. Black, and Y.-L. Park, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'15), pp. 1763-1768, Hamburg, Germany, September 2015. [Link]

[35] "Wearable Soft Artificial Skin for Hand Motion Detection with Embedded Microfluidic Strain Sensing," J.-B. Chossat, Y. Tao, V. Duchaine, and Y.-L. Park, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'15), pp. 2568-2576, Seattle, WA, May 2015. [Link]

2014

[34] "Wearable Soft Sensing Suit for Human Gait Measurement," Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, H. Pei, D. Vogt, P. Aubin, L. Fluke, E. Winchell, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, and C. J. Walsh, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 33, No. 14, pp. 1748-1764, 2014. [Link]

[33] "Pneumatic Energy Sources for Autonomous Soft Robots and Wearable Soft Robots," M. Wehner, M. T. Tolley, Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, A. Mozila, Y. Ding, C. Onal, R. F. Shepherd, D. Rus, G. M. Whitesides, and R. J. Wood, Soft Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 263-274, 2014. [Link]

[32] "Design and Control of A Bio-Inspired Soft Wearable Robotic Device for Ankle-Foot Rehabilitation," Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, N. Perez-Arancibia, D. Young, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, E. C. Goldfield, and R. Nagpal, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 9, No. 1, 016007 (17 pp.), 2014. [Link]

[31] "Autonomous Real-Time Interventional Scan Plane Control with a 3-D Shape-Sensing Needle," S. Elayaperumal, J. Plata, A. Holbrook, Y.-L. Park, K. Butts Pauly, M. R. Cutkosky, and D. Bruce, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol. 33, No. 11, pp. 2128-2139, 2014. [Link]

[30] "Improved Pressure Response with Embedded Solid Microbeads in Microfluidic Soft Sensors," H.-S. Shin and Y.-L. Park, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2014 Conference, pp. 1788-1791, Valencia, Spain, November 2014. [Link]

[29] "A Soft Wearable Robotic Device for Active Knee Motions using Flat Pneumatic Artificial Muscles,"Y.-L. Park, J. Santos, K. Galloway, E. C. Goldfield, and R. J. Wood, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'14), pp. 4805-4810, Hong Kong, China, May 2014. [Link]

2013

[28] "Design and Characterization of A Soft Multi-Axis Force Sensor Using Embedded Microfluidic Channels," D. Vogt, Y.-L. Park (co-1st author), and R. J. Wood, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 4056-4064, 2013. [Link]

[27] "A Soft Strain Sensor Based on Ionic and Metal Liquids," J.-B. Chossat, Y.-L. Park, R. J. Wood, and V. Duchaine, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 9, pp. 3405-3414, 2013. [Link]

[26] "Collapse of Triangular Channels in a Soft Elastomer," D. Tepayotl-Ramirez, T. Lu, Y.-L. Park, and C. Majidi, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 4, 044102 (4 pp.), 2013. [Link]

[25] "Smart Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Actuator with Embedded Microfluidic Sensing," Y.-L. Park and Robert J. Wood, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2013 Conference, pp. 689-692, Baltimore, MD, November 2013. [Link]

[24] "Soft Wearable Motion Sensing Suit for Lower Limb Biomechanics Measurements," Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, E. Martinez-Villalpando, P. Aubin, M. Zisook, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, and C. Walsh, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'13), pp. 5289-5296, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013. [Link]

[23] "Progress in Soft, Flexible, and Stretchable Sensing Systems," D. Vogt, Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, M. Wehner, R. K. Kramer, C. Majidi, L. P. Jentoft, Y. Tenzer, R. D. Howe, and R. J. Wood, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Research Frontiers in Electronics Skin Technology at ICRA'13, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.

[22] "Networked Bio-Inspired Modules For Sensorimotor Control of Wearable Cyberphysical Devices," Y.-L. Park, D. Young, B. Chen, R. J. Wood, R. Nagpal, and E. C. Goldfield, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'13), pp. 92-96, San Diego, CA, January 2013. [Link]

2012

[21] "Influence of Cross-Sectional Geometry on the Sensitivity of Liquid-Phase Electronic Pressure Sensors," Y.-L. Park, D. Tepayotl-Ramirez, R. J. Wood, and C. Majidi, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 101, No. 19, 191904 (4 pp.), 2012. [Link]

[20] "Design and Fabrication of Soft Artificial Skin Using Embedded Microchannels and Liquid Conductors," Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, and R. J. Wood, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, No. 8, pp. 2711-2718, 2012. [Link]
Cover Article
Winner: Best Journal Paper Award

[19] "Bio-Inspired Design of Soft Robotic Assistive Devices: The Interface of Physics, Biology, and Behavior," E. C. Goldfield, Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, W.-H. Hsu, A. Wessendorf, D. Young, M. Wehner, D. Stephen, L. Stirling, D. Newman, R. Nagpal, E. Saltzman, K. G. Holt, C. Walsh, and R. J. Wood, Ecological Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 300-327, 2012. [Link]

[18] "Active Modular Elastomer Sleeve for Soft Wearable Assistance Robots," Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, C. Majidi, R. J. Wood, R. Nagpal, and E. Goldfield, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'12), pp. 1595-1602, Vilamoura, Portugal, October, 2012. [Link]

[17] "A Soft Multi-Axis Force Sensor," D. Vogt, Y.-L. Park, and R. J. Wood, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2012 Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, October, 2012. [Link]

[16] "A Soft Elastomer Strain Sensor Based on an EGaIn/Ionic Solution Hybrid Construction," J.-B. Chossat, Y.-L. Park, R. J. Wood, and V. Duchaine, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Smart Materials and Alternative Technologies for Bio-Inspired Robots and Systems at IROS'12, Vilamoura, Portugal, October, 2012.

[15] "Experimental Characterization of Components for Active Soft Orthotics," M. Wehner, Y.-L. Park, C. J. Walsh, R. Nagpal, R. J. Wood, T. Moor, and E. Goldfield, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob'12), pp. 1586-1592, Roma, Italy, June, 2012. [Link]

2011

[14] "Soft Artificial Skin with Multi-Modal Sensing Capability Using Embedded Liquid Conductors," Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, and R. J. Wood, Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference, pp. 81-84, Limerick, Ireland, October, 2011. [Link]

[13] "Bio-Inspired Active Soft Orthotic Device for Ankle Foot Pathologies," Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, D. Young, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, E. Goldfield, and R. Nagpal, Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'11), pp. 4488-4495, San Francisco, CA, September, 2011. [Link]

[12] "Design of Centimeter-scale Inchworm Robots with Bidirectional Claws," D. Lee, S. Kim, Y.-L. Park, and R. J. Wood, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'11), pp. 3197-3204, Shanghai, China, May, 2011. [Link]

2010

[11] "Hyperelastic Pressure Sensing with a Liquid Embedded Elastomer," Y.-L. Park, C. Majidi (co-1st author), R. Kramer, P. Berard, and R. J. Wood, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 20, No. 12, 125029 (6 pp.), 2010. [Link]

[10] "Real-Time Estimation of 3-D Needle Shape and Deflection for MRI-Guided Interventions," Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, B. Daniel, S. C. Ryu, M. Shin, J. Savall, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 906-915, 2010. [Link]

[9] "Design and Control of A Bio-Inspired Human-Friendly Robot," D. Shin, I . Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 571-584, 2010. [Link]

2009

[8] "Exoskeletal Force-Sensing End-Effectors with Embedded Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors," Y.-L. Park, S. C. Ryu, R. J. Black, K. Chau, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 1319-1331 2009. [Link]

[7] "Design and Control of a Bio-Inspired Human-Friendly Robot," D. Shin, I . Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Vol. 54, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 43-52, 2009. [Link]

[6] "MRI-Compatible Haptics: Strain Sensing for Real-Time Estimation of Three Dimensional Needle Deflection in MRI Environments," Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, S. C. Ryu, B. L. Daniel, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 17th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition (Oral presentation), Honolulu, HI, April 2009.

2008

[5] "Fingertip Force Control with Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors," Y.-L. Park, S. C. Ryu, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi and M. R. Cutkosky, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'08), pp. 3431-3436, Pasadena, CA, May 2008. [Link]

[4] "Design and Control of a Bio-Inspired Human-Safe Robotic Arm," D. Shin, I. Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Athens, Greece, June 2008.

[3] "On the Gage Factor for Optical Fiber Grating Strain Gages," R. J. Black, D. Zare, L. Oblea, Y.-L. Park, B. Moslehi, Proceedings of Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE'08), the 53rd International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Vol. 53, Long Beach, CA, May 2008. [Link]

[2] "MRI-Compatible Haptics: Feasibility of using Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Strain-Sensors to Detect Deflection of Needles in an MRI Environment," Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, B. L. Daniel, E. Kaye, K. B. Pauly, R. J. Black, and M. R. Cutkosky, Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 16th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition (Oral presentation), Toronto, Canada, May 2008.

2007

[1] "Force Sensing Robot Fingers using Embedded Fiber Grating Sensors and Shape Deposition Manufacturing," Y.-L. Park, K. Chau, R. J. Black, and M. R. Cutkosky, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'07), pp. 1510-1516, Roma, Italy, April 2007. [Link]
Best Manipulation Paper Award Finalist