[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] IROS 2016, Full-Day Workshop: Folding in Robotics

Onur Ozcan onurozcan at bilkent.edu.tr
Wed Oct 5 11:23:59 PDT 2016

IROS 2016 (Full-Day Workshop) Friday, 14 October, 08:30-18:00, Room: 204
& 205 

Come and join us for the Folding in Robotics Workshop/Tutorial and build
robots with us during the tutorial part! 

Workshop URL: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__idealab.asu.edu_foldable-5Frobotics_&d=DQICAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=Q4h2S_VlpwL2rXKLFWcbGrxyr6r6uzNuWzcyB8o6prM&s=Yy_oPBaIOo1HQehqrUkupvKanuN4a_ZRnDTSlizRRz8&e=  

The intent of this workshop is to spread the techniques and applications
of foldable robots, and encourage their use in research and education.
Origami has a long history in art, mathematics, and biology, and similar
folding techniques have produced exciting advances in design and
fabrication. This has resulted in structures that can drastically change
their size, algorithms that generate origami folds to approximate any
shape, and self-folding sheets that autonomously transform into 3D

We have gathered a group of speakers with first-hand experience using
folded and laminate machines to provide a comprehensive overview of
existing design and fabrication techniques. Researchers unfamiliar with
the field will quickly learn the basics, and experienced designers will
share and discuss the latest methods and research. 

One of the many strengths of folded fabrication is its low cost, high
speed, and transportability. Therefore, we will also include a hands-on
tutorial to introduce these techniques to participants. We will provide
materials and equipment to teach laminate structures, basic component
design, and fabrication techniques. 

This hybrid workshop/tutorial is for folding experts and novices alike. 


08:30                   Introduction
08:40 Duncan Haldane    Material systems and processes for Smart
Composite Microstructures
09:05 Hiroki Shigemune  Paper mechatronics - Making a self-folding robot
from paper by printing
09:30 Kyujin Cho        Origami mechanisms
10:00                   Coffee Break
10:30 Sarah Bergbreiter Folding microfabricated robots
10:55 Jun Shintake      Foldable actuators using dielectric elastomers
11:20 Jamie Paik        Robogamis : a 2D solution to the 3D world
11:45 Jesung Koh        The Flying Monkey: A Folded Laminate Robot
capable of Multi-Modal Locomotion with Modular Devices
12:10                   Discussion
12:30                   Lunch Break 

14:00 Onur Ozcan        Single-layer folded construction
14:30 Sam Felton        Multi-layer folded construction
15:00 Mike Tolley       Self-folding and Linkages
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Dan Aukes         Design for manufacturing with popupCAD 

Workshop Organisers: 
Samuel Felton (Northeastern University, USA), Daniel Aukes (Arizona
State University, USA), Onur Ozcan (Bilkent University, Turkey), Michael
Tolley (University of California San Diego, USA). 

Onur Ozcan
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Bilkent University
Cankaya, Ankara 06800, Turkey
Phone: +90 (312) 290-2893

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