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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology H-index 39 Citations 12,098 90 World Ranking 2663 National Ranking 1065

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Composite material
  • Electrical engineering

Robert F. Shepherd mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Soft robotics, Robot, Actuator and Mechanical engineering. Robert F. Shepherd has researched Nanotechnology in several fields, including Composite material, Natural rubber and Colloid, Chemical engineering. His study in Soft robotics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Control engineering, Stereolithography and Robotics.

In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Robot, Battery, Control theory and Silicone is strongly linked to Simulation. His Actuator study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Photonics, 3D printing and Reliability. His Mechanical engineering study frequently links to related topics such as Elastomer.

His most cited work include:

  • Multigait soft robot (1092 citations)
  • Soft robotics for chemists (824 citations)
  • Pneumatic Networks for Soft Robotics that Actuate Rapidly (591 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Actuator, Robot, Soft robotics, Elastomer and Mechanical engineering. His Actuator study also includes fields such as

  • Acoustics, which have a strong connection to Optical fiber,
  • 3D printing and related Biomedical engineering. His Robot research incorporates themes from Control engineering and Simulation.

Robert F. Shepherd has included themes like Fluidics, Robotics and Nanotechnology in his Soft robotics study. Robert F. Shepherd works mostly in the field of Elastomer, limiting it down to concerns involving Optoelectronics and, occasionally, Capacitor. Robert F. Shepherd combines subjects such as Pneumatic actuator, Control reconfiguration and Soft actuator with his study of Mechanical engineering.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Actuator (35.77%)
  • Robot (26.28%)
  • Soft robotics (25.55%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Actuator (35.77%)
  • Robot (26.28%)
  • Soft robotics (25.55%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Actuator, Robot, Soft robotics, Elastomer and 3D printing. The concepts of his Actuator study are interwoven with issues in Stereolithography, Legged robot and Stiffness. His Robot research includes elements of Control engineering, Transmission and Soft actuator.

His Control engineering research incorporates elements of Manufacturing methods, Robustness and Mobile robot. The concepts of his Soft robotics study are interwoven with issues in Mechanical engineering, Algorithm and Acoustics. His Elastomer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Nanoparticle, Nanotechnology, Photochromism, Fluidics and Azobenzene.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A transparent, self-healing and high-κ dielectric for low-field-emission stretchable optoelectronics. (45 citations)
  • Electrolytic vascular systems for energy-dense robots (38 citations)
  • Bio-inspired Design and Additive Manufacturing of Soft Materials, Machines, Robots, and Haptic Interfaces. (22 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Composite material
  • Electrical engineering

Robert F. Shepherd spends much of his time researching Actuator, Soft robotics, Robot, Elastomer and Human–computer interaction. His work in Actuator covers topics such as Stereolithography which are related to areas like Swelling, Bending, Layer, Surface-area-to-volume ratio and Fluidics. His Soft robotics study combines topics in areas such as Vibration, Decoupling, Fiber optic sensor and Deformation.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Transmission and Energy storage. His Elastomer research includes elements of Nanotechnology, Photochromism, Polymerization, Polyurethane and Azobenzene. His research in Human–computer interaction focuses on subjects like Haptic technology, which are connected to Virtual reality.

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Top Publications

Multigait soft robot

Robert F. Shepherd;Filip Ilievski;Wonjae Choi;Stephen A. Morin.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2011)

1584 Citations

Soft robotics for chemists

Filip Ilievski;Aaron D. Mazzeo;Robert F. Shepherd;Xin Chen.
Angewandte Chemie (2011)

1444 Citations

Pneumatic Networks for Soft Robotics that Actuate Rapidly

Bobak Mosadegh;Bobak Mosadegh;Panagiotis Polygerinos;Christoph Keplinger;Sophia W Wennstedt.
Advanced Functional Materials (2014)

915 Citations

Highly stretchable electroluminescent skin for optical signaling and tactile sensing

C. Larson;B. Peele;S. Li;S. Robinson.
Science (2016)

741 Citations

A Resilient, Untethered Soft Robot

Michael T. Tolley;Robert F. Shepherd;Bobak Mosadegh;Robert J. Wood.
Soft robotics (2014)

587 Citations

Camouflage and Display for Soft Machines

Stephen A. Morin;Robert F. Shepherd;Sen Wai Kwok;Adam A. Stokes.
Science (2012)

568 Citations

Robotic Tentacles with Three‐Dimensional Mobility Based on Flexible Elastomers

Ramses V. Martinez;Jamie L. Branch;Carina R. Fish;Lihua Jin.
Advanced Materials (2013)

508 Citations

Soft Robotics: Review of Fluid‐Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; Manufacturing, Sensing, Control, and Applications in Human‐Robot Interaction

Panagiotis Polygerinos;Nikolaus Correll;Stephen A. Morin;Bobak Mosadegh.
Advanced Engineering Materials (2017)

447 Citations

Optoelectronically innervated soft prosthetic hand via stretchable optical waveguides

Huichan Zhao;Kevin O’Brien;Shuo Li;Robert F. Shepherd.
Science Robotics (2016)

356 Citations

Directed colloidal assembly of 3D periodic structures

James E. Smay;Gregory M. Gratson;Robert F. Shepherd;Joseph Cesarano.
Advanced Materials (2002)

332 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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