Journal Articles

M. Duduta, F. Berlinger, R. Nagpal, D. Clarke, R. Wood, F.Z. Temel, Tunable Multi-Modal Locomotion in Soft Dielectric Elastomer Robots. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, (2020).
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M. Duduta, F.C.J. Berlinger, R. Nagpal, D.R. Clarke, R.J. Wood, F.Z. Temel, Electrically-latched compliant jumping mechanism based on a dielectric elastomer actuator. Smart Materials and Structures, 28(9), p.09LT01 (2019).
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F. Berlinger, J. Dusek, M. Gauci, R. Nagpal, Robust maneuverability of a miniature, low-cost underwater robot using multiple fin actuation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 3, 140-147 (2017).
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Conference Papers

K. Soltan, J. O'Brien, F. Berlinger, R. Nagpal, J. Dusek, Biomimetic actuation method for a miniature, low-cost multi-jointed robotic fish. MTS/IEEE OCEANS Charleston, pp. 1-9 (2018).
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F. Berlinger, M. Duduta, H. Gloria, D. Clarke, R. Nagpal, R. Wood, A Modular Dielectric Elastomer Actuator to Drive Miniature Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 3429-3435 (2018).
 DOI |  PDF |  BibTeX |  Finalist for Best Conference Paper and Best Student Paper Awards

G. Chatzipirpiridis, S. Gervasoni, F. Berlinger, O. Ergeneman, S. Pané, B.J. Nelson, B.J., Miniaturized magnetic force sensor on a catheter tip. IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS), pp. 1727-1730 (2015).
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F.C.J. Berlinger, C.M. Clausen, Y. Detrekoey, J. Eichenberger, M.A. Eppenberger, M.S. Fisler, A. Mueller, S.M. Schmid, W. Fischer, Carriage cart with obstacle overcoming. General Electric Technology GmbH, U.S. Patent Application 15/041,652 (2016).
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Blueswarm: A Platform for Biomimicry and the Investigation of Collective Behaviors
Guest lecture, Harvard University (CS289), Cambridge, USA (Sep 2019)

A Bio-inspired Underwater Robot Collective for Distributed Search and Sampling
Invited talk, HUBweek, Boston, USA (Oct 2018)

A Modular Dielectric Elastomer Actuator to Drive Miniature Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Award talk, IEEE ICRA, Brisbane, Australia (May 2018)

The Role of Robots
Invited talk, Swiss Study Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland (Jun 2017)

The Ship Inspection Robot - SIR
Invited talk, Marine Maintenance World Expo and Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Jun 2016)


A Miniature, Low-cost Robot for a Lab-scale Underwater Collectives Testbed
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada (2017)

A Biomimetic Underwater Robot for Oceanographic Sampling
From Sea to Changing Sea: A Science Symposium about Oceans, Radcliffe Institute, Cambridge, USA (2016)

An Underwater Robot for Collective Behaviors
Workshop on Dynamic Locomotion and Manipulation (DLMC), ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (2016)