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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering H-index 82 Citations 27,097 313 World Ranking 37 National Ranking 22

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Composite material

Robert J. Wood mostly deals with Robot, Actuator, Mechanical engineering, Robotics and Artificial intelligence. His Robot study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Control engineering, Orders of magnitude, Hinge and Aerospace engineering. The concepts of his Actuator study are interwoven with issues in Mechanism, Structural engineering, Power electronics and Electromagnetic coil.

The various areas that Robert J. Wood examines in his Mechanical engineering study include Combustion, Battery, Soft robotics, Microelectromechanical systems and Electrical engineering. While the research belongs to areas of Robotics, Robert J. Wood spends his time largely on the problem of Biomimetics, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Flapping and Control theory. His Artificial intelligence research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Engineering ethics and Underpinning.

His most cited work include:

  • Embedded 3D Printing of Strain Sensors within Highly Stretchable Elastomers (838 citations)
  • An integrated design and fabrication strategy for entirely soft, autonomous robots (743 citations)
  • An integrated design and fabrication strategy for entirely soft, autonomous robots (743 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Robot, Actuator, Simulation, Mechanical engineering and Control theory. The Robot study combines topics in areas such as Control engineering and Aerospace engineering. His work deals with themes such as Acoustics, Structural engineering and Electronic engineering, which intersect with Actuator.

Electrical conductor is closely connected to Elastomer in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Mechanical engineering. His studies deal with areas such as Flapping and Wing as well as Control theory. His Wing research incorporates themes from Hinge, Aerodynamics and Lift.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Robot (34.81%)
  • Actuator (30.57%)
  • Simulation (16.39%)

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

  • Robot (34.81%)
  • Actuator (30.57%)
  • Soft robotics (14.73%)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Robot, Actuator, Soft robotics, Mechanical engineering and Artificial intelligence. The concepts of his Robot study are interwoven with issues in Aerospace engineering, Payload, Control theory, Quadrupedalism and Gait. His research integrates issues of Control engineering, Kinematics, Electronic engineering and Stiffness in his study of Actuator.

Robert J. Wood combines subjects such as Jellyfish, Manufacturing engineering, Textile technology and Textile sensors with his study of Soft robotics. The various areas that Robert J. Wood examines in his Mechanical engineering study include Transducer and Linearity. His work on Robotics as part of general Artificial intelligence study is frequently connected to Sperm whale, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Untethered flight of an insect-sized flapping-wing microscale aerial vehicle (100 citations)
  • Untethered flight of an insect-sized flapping-wing microscale aerial vehicle (100 citations)
  • Controlled flight of a microrobot powered by soft artificial muscles (77 citations)

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

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Composite material
  • Artificial intelligence

His primary scientific interests are in Robot, Mechanical engineering, Soft robotics, Actuator and Artificial muscle. His study on Robot is covered under Artificial intelligence. His Mechanical engineering research integrates issues from Resilience, Transducer, Dielectric strength and Strain gauge.

His Soft robotics study combines topics in areas such as Microfluidics, Electronic engineering and Reduction. His work carried out in the field of Actuator brings together such families of science as Control engineering, Robotics, Bandwidth and Stroke. His Artificial muscle research includes themes of Piston, Elastomer, Tension, Carbon nanotube and Dielectric.

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Top Publications

Embedded 3D Printing of Strain Sensors within Highly Stretchable Elastomers

Joseph Thomas Muth;Daniel Vogt;Ryan Landon Truby;Yiğit Mengüç.
Advanced Materials (2014)

1008 Citations

The First Takeoff of a Biologically Inspired At-Scale Robotic Insect

R.J. Wood.
IEEE Transactions on Robotics (2008)

868 Citations

An integrated design and fabrication strategy for entirely soft, autonomous robots

Michael Wehner;Michael Wehner;Ryan Landon Truby;Ryan Landon Truby;Daniel J. Fitzgerald;Daniel J. Fitzgerald;Bobak Mosadegh;Bobak Mosadegh.
Nature (2016)

807 Citations

Soft robotic glove for combined assistance and at-home rehabilitation

Panagiotis Polygerinos;Zheng Wang;Kevin C. Galloway;Robert J. Wood.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (2015)

798 Citations

Controlled Flight of a Biologically Inspired, Insect-Scale Robot

Kevin Y. Ma;Pakpong Chirarattananon;Sawyer B. Fuller;Robert J. Wood.
Science (2013)

745 Citations

Towards a 3g crawling robot through the integration of microrobot technologies

R. Sahai;S. Avadhanula;R. Groff;E. Steltz.
international conference on robotics and automation (2006)

639 Citations

A method for building self-folding machines

S. Felton;M. Tolley;E. Demaine;D. Rus.
Science (2014)

632 Citations

Science, technology and the future of small autonomous drones

Dario Floreano;Robert J. Wood.
Nature (2015)

627 Citations

A Resilient, Untethered Soft Robot

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

587 Citations

Design and Fabrication of Soft Artificial Skin Using Embedded Microchannels and Liquid Conductors

Yong-Lae Park;Bor-Rong Chen;R. J. Wood.
IEEE Sensors Journal (2012)

557 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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