Last update: April 28, 2021

    2021
  • R. Xiao, X. Li, H. Jia, J. U. Surjadi, J. Li, W. Lin, L. Gao, P. Chirarattananon, Y. Lu, “3D Printing of Dual Phase-Strengthened Microlattices for Lightweight Micro Aerial Vehicles,” Materials & Design, vol. 206, pp. 109767, 2021.
    JOURNALLINKBIB
    @article{xiao20213d,
    author = {Ran Xiao and Xiang Li and Huaiyuan Jia and James Utama Surjadi and Jingqi Li and Weitong Lin and Libo Gao and Pakpong Chirarattananon and Yang Lu},
    title = {3D printing of dual phase-strengthened microlattices for lightweight micro aerial vehicles},
    journal = {Materials & Design},
    volume = {206},
    pages = {109767},
    year = {2021},
    issn = {0264-1275},
    }
  • S. Tan, S. Zhong, and P. Chirarattananon, “One-Step Visual-Inertial Ego-Motion Estimation using Photometric Feedback,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2021, in press.
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  • Y. Chen, S. Xu, Z. Ren, and P. Chirarattananon, “Collision Resilient Insect-Scale Soft-Actuated Aerial Robots with High Agility,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2021, in press.
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  • S. Zhong and P. Chirarattananon, “An Efficient Iterated EKF-based Direct Visual-Inertial Odometry for MAVs Using a Single Plane Primitive,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 6, iss. 2, 2021.
    JOURNALPDFLINKGITBIB
    @article{zhong2021an,
    author={S. {Zhong} and P. {Chirarattananon}},
    journal={IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters},
    title={An Efficient Iterated EKF-Based Direct Visual-Inertial Odometry for MAVs Using a Single Plane Primitive},
    year={2021},
    volume={6},
    number={2},
    pages={486-493}
    }
  • 2020
  • Y. Liu, H. Zheng, L. Zhao, S. Liu, K. Yao, D. Li, C. Yiu, S. Gao, R. Avila, P. Chirarattananon, L. Chang, Z. Wang, X. Huang, Z. Xie., Z. Yang, and X. Yu, “Electronic Skin from High-Throughput Fabrication of Intrinsically Stretchable Lead Zirconate Titanate Elastomer,” Research, vol. 2020, pp. 1085417, 2020.
    JOURNALLINKBIB
    @article{liu2020electronic,
    author={Liu, Yiming and Zheng, Huanxi and Zhao, Ling and Liu, Shiyuan and Yao, Kuanming and Li, Dengfeng and Yiu, Chunki and Gao, Shenghan and Avila, Raudel and Pakpong, Chirarattananon and Chang, Lingqian and Wang, Zuankai and Huang, Xian and Xie, Zhaoqian and Yang, Zhengbao and Yu, Xinge},
    title={Electronic Skin from High-Throughput Fabrication of Intrinsically Stretchable Lead Zirconate Titanate Elastomer},
    journal={Research},
    year={2020},
    month={Oct},
    day={17},
    publisher={AAAS},
    volume={2020},
    pages={1085417},
    }
  • S. Bai, S. Tan and P. Chirarattananon, “SplitFlyer: a Modular Quadcoptor that Disassembles into Two Flying Robots,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2020, pp. 1207-1214.
    CONFERENCEarXivVideoBIB
  • @inproceedings{bai2020splitflyer,
    title={SplitFlyer: a Modular Quadcoptor that Disassembles into Two Flying Robots},
    author={Bai, Songnan and Tan, Shixin and Chirarattananon, Pakpong},
    booktitle={2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
    pages={1207–1214},
    year={2020},
    organization={IEEE}
    }

  • H. Xie, X. Cai and P. Chirarattananon, “Towards Cooperative Transport of a Suspended Payload via Two Aerial Robots with Inertial Sensing,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2020, pp. 1215-1221.
    CONFERENCEarXivVideoBIB
  • @inproceedings{xie2020towards,
    title={Towards Cooperative Transport of a Suspended Payload via Two Aerial Robots with Inertial Sensing},
    author={Xie, Heng and Cai, Xinyu and Chirarattananon, Pakpong},
    booktitle={2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
    pages={1215–1221},
    year={2020},
    organization={IEEE}
    }

  • S. Zhong and P. Chirarattananon, “Direct Visual-Inertial Ego-Motion Estimation via Iterated Extended Kalman Filter,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 5, iss. 2, 2020.
    JOURNALarXivLINKGITBIB
    @article{zhong2020direct,
    author={S. {Zhong} and P. {Chirarattananon}},
    journal={IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters},
    title={Direct Visual-Inertial Ego-Motion Estimation Via Iterated Extended Kalman Filter},
    year={2020},
    volume={5},
    number={2},
    pages={1476-1483},
    keywords={Aerial systems: perception and autonomy;sensor fusion},
    doi={10.1109/LRA.2020.2968071},
    ISSN={2377-3774},
    month={April},}
  • B. Mu and P. Chirarattananon, “Universal Flying Objects: modular multirotor system for flight of rigid objects,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 458-471, 2020.
    JOURNALarXivLINKBIB
    @article{{mu2020universal,
    author={B. {Mu} and P. {Chirarattananon}},
    journal={IEEE Transactions on Robotics},
    title={Universal Flying Objects: Modular Multirotor System for Flight of Rigid Objects},
    year={2020},
    volume={36},
    number={2},
    pages={458-471},}
  • 2019
  • Y. Chen, H. Zhao, J. Mao, P. Chirarattananon, E. F. Helbling, N. P. Hyun, D. R. Clarke, and R. J. Wood., “The first controlled flight of a microrobot powered by soft artificial muscles,” Nature, 575, p164–168, 2019.
    JOURNALLINKBIB
    @article{chen2019controlled,
    title={Controlled flight of a microrobot powered by soft artificial muscles},
    author={Chen, Yufeng and Zhao, Huichan and Mao, Jie and Chirarattananon, Pakpong and Helbling, E Farrell and Hyun, Nak-seung Patrick and Clarke, David R and Wood, Robert J},
    journal={Nature},
    volume={575},
    number={7782},
    pages={324–329},
    year={2019},
    publisher={Nature Publishing Group}
    }
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  • S. Bai and P. Chirarattananon, “Design and take-off Flight of a samara-inspired revolving-wing robot,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2019, pp. 6070-6076.
    CONFERENCEarXivLINKBIB
    @inproceedings{bai2019design,
    author={S. {Bai} and P. {Chirarattananon}},
    booktitle={2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
    title={Design and Take-Off Flight of a Samara-Inspired Revolving-Wing Robot},
    year={2019},
    pages={6070-6076},
    doi={10.1109/IROS40897.2019.8967600},
    ISSN={2153-0858},
    month={Nov},}
  • Y. H. Hsiao and P. Chirarattananon, “Ceiling effects for hybrid aerial-surface locomotion of small rotorcraft,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, iss. 5, 2019.
    JOURNALarXivLINKBIB
    @article{hsiao2019ceiling,
    title={Ceiling Effects for Hybrid Aerial–Surface Locomotion of Small Rotorcraft},
    author={Hsiao, Yi Hsuan and Chirarattananon, Pakpong},
    journal={IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics},
    volume={24},
    number={5},
    pages={2316–2327},
    year={2019},
    publisher={IEEE}
    }
  • J. Shu and P. Chirarattananon, “A Quadrotor with an origami-inspired protective mechanism,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 4, iss. 4, 2019.
    JOURNALarXivLINKBIB
    @article{shu2019quadrotor,
    title={A Quadrotor With an Origami-Inspired Protective Mechanism},
    author={Shu, Jing and Chirarattananon, Pakpong},
    journal={IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters},
    volume={4},
    number={4},
    pages={3820–3827},
    year={2019},
    publisher={IEEE}
    }
  • B. Mu and P. Chirarattananon, “Trajectory Generation for Underactuated Multirotor Vehicles with Tilted Propellers via a Flatness-based Method,” in Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on, 2019.
    CONFERENCEarXivLINKBIB
  • J. Shu and P. Chirarattananon, “A Pill Bug-Inspired Foldable Quadrotors,” in Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), 2019 IEEE International Conference on, 2019 (non-indexed abstract submission with poster presentation).
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    Best late breaking result award
  • M. L. F. Padilla, P. Chirarattananon, A. A. Bandala, R. R. P. Vicerra, R. G. Baldovino, and E. P. Dadios, “Formation-based 3D mapping of micro aerial vehicles,” in System Integration (SII), 2019 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on, 2019, pp. 342-345.
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  • 2018
  • Y. H. Hsiao and P. Chirarattananon, “Ceiling effects for surface locomotion of small rotorcraft,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2018, pp. 6214-6219.
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  • Z. Li, S. Suntharasantic, S. Bai, and P. Chirarattananon, “Aeromechanic models for flapping-wing robots with passive hinges in the presence of frontal winds,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 53890-53906, 2018.
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  • Z. Li, S. Suntharasantic, and P. Chirarattananon, “Simplified quasi-steady aeromechanic model for flapping-wing robots with passively rotating hinges,” in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018 IEEE International Conference on, 2018, pp. 6110-6115.
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  • P. Chirarattananon, “A direct optic flow-based strategy for inverse flight altitude estimation with monocular vision and IMU measurements,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 13, iss. 3, pp. 036004, 2018.
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  • 2017
  • B. Mu, E. H. Ng, and P. Chirarattananon, “Adaptive control for multirotor systems with completely uncertain dynamics,” in Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2017 IEEE International Conference on, 2017.
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  • Y. Chen, H. Wang, E. F. Helbling, N. T. Jafferis, R. Zufferey, A. Ong, K. Ma, N. Gravish, P. Chirarattananon, M. Kovac, and R. J. Wood, “A biologically inspired, flapping-wing, hybrid aerial-aquatic microrobot,” Science Robotics, vol. 2, no. 11, 2017.
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  • S. B. Fuller, Z. E. Teoh, P. Chirarattananon, N. O. Pérez-Arancibia, J. Greenberg, and R. J. Wood, “Stabilizing air dampers for hovering aerial robotics: design, insect-scale flight tests, and scaling,” Autonomous Robots, vol. 41, pp. 1555-1573, 2017.
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  • P. Chirarattananon, Y. Chen, E. F. Helbling, K. Y.  Ma, R. Cheng, and R.J. Wood, “Dynamics and flight control of a flapping-wing robotic insect in the presence of wind gusts,” Interface Focus, vol. 7,  iss 1, pp. 20160080, 2017.
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  • 2016
  • M. A. Graule, P. Chirarattananon, S. B. Fuller, N. T. Jafferis, K. Y. Ma, M. Spenko, R. Kornbluh, and R. J. Wood, “Perching and takeoff of a robotic insect on overhangs using switchable electrostatic adhesion.” Science, vol. 352, iss. 6288, pp. 978-982, 2016.
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  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, and R. J. Wood, “Perching with a robotic insect using adaptive tracking control and iterative learning control,” The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 1185-1206, 2016.
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  • W. Shyy, C. Kang, P. Chirarattananon, S. Ravi, and H. Liu, “Aerodynamics, sensing, and control of insect-scale flapping-wing flight,” in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences , 2016.
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  • 2015
  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, R. Cheng, and R. J. Wood, “Wind disturbance rejection for an insect-scale flapping-wing robot,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2015.
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  • K. Y. Ma, P. Chirarattananon, and R. J. Wood, “Design and fabrication of an insect-scale flying robot for control autonomy,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2015.
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  • 2014
  • S. B. Fuller, F. E. Helbling, P. Chirarattananon, and R. J. Wood, “Using a MEMS gyroscope to stabilize the attitude of a fly-sized hovering robot,” in IMAV 2014: International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition 2014, Delft, the Netherlands, august 12-15, 2014, 2014.
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  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, and R. J. Wood, “Fly on the wall,” in Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (2014) 5th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on, 2014, pp. 1001-1008.
     CONFERENCE PDFBIB
    Best paper award finalist
  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, and R. J. Wood, “Single-loop control and trajectory following of a flapping-wing microrobot,” in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, 2014, pp. 37-44.
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  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, and R. J. Wood, “Adaptive control of a millimeter-scale flapping-wing robot,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, vol. 9, iss. 2, p. 25004, 2014.
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    Highlighted article of 2014
  • 2013
  • P. Chirarattananon, K. Y. Ma, and R. J. Wood, “Adaptive control for takeoff, hovering, and landing of a robotic fly,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2013, pp. 3808-3815.
     CONFERENCE PDFBIB
    Best student paper award finalist
  • P. Chirarattananon and R. J. Wood, “Identification of flight aerodynamics for flapping-wing microrobots,” in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, 2013, pp. 1389-1396.
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  • K. Y. Ma, P. Chirarattananon, S. B. Fuller, and R. J. Wood, “Controlled flight of a biologically inspired, insect-scale robot,” Science, vol. 340, iss. 6132, pp. 603-607, 2013.
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    K. Y. Ma and P. Chirarattananon contributed equally to this work.
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  • 2012
  • Z. E. Teoh, S. B. Fuller, P. Chirarattananon, N. Prez-Arancibia, J. D. Greenberg, and R. J. Wood, “A hovering flapping-wing microrobot with altitude control and passive upright stability,” in Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, 2012, pp. 3209-3216.
     CONFERENCE PDFBIB
  • P. Chirarattananon, N. O. Pérez-Arancibia, and R. J. Wood, “Wing trajectory control for flapping-wing microrobots using combined repetitive and minimum-variance adaptive methods,” in American Control Conference (ACC), 2012, 2012, pp. 3831-3838.
     CONFERENCE PDFBIB
  • 2011
  • N. O. Pérez-Arancibia, P. Chirarattananon, B. M. Finio, and R. J. Wood, “Pitch-angle feedback control of a biologically inspired flapping-wing microrobot,” in Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2011 IEEE International Conference on, 2011, pp. 1495-1502.
     CONFERENCE PDFBIB
    Best paper in Biomimetics award finalist