Publications

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Journal Articles

  1. E. Diller*, J. Zhuang*, G. Lum, M. Edwards, and M. Sitti, “Continuously Distributed Magnetization Pro file for Millimeter-Scale Elastomeric Undulatory Swimming,Applied Physics Letters, vol. 104, no. 174101, 2014. *equally contributing authors. pdf. link.
  2. E. Diller and M. Sitti, “Three-Dimensional Programmable Assembly by Untethered Magnetic Robotic Micro-Grippers,” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 24, no. 28, pp. 4397-4404, 2014. link.
  3. L. Palmer, E. Diller, and R. Quinn, “Distributed Inward Gripping: A Gravity-Independent Attachement Strategy for Complex Climbing Maneuvers,” IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, available online. link.
  4. S. Tasoglu*, E. Diller*, S. Guven, M. Sitti, and U. Demirci, “Untethered Micro-Robotic Coding of Three-Dimensional Material Composition,” Nature Communications, vol. 5, no. 3124, 2014. *equally contributing authors. link.
  5. E. Diller, N. Zhang, and M. Sitti, “Heat-Based Bonding for Modular Micro-Robotic Assemblies,” Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics,  vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 121-131, 2013. link.
  6. E. Diller and M. Sitti, “Micro-Scale Mobile Robotics,” Foundations and Trends in Robotics, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 143-259, 2013. pdf. link.
  7. E. Diller, J. Giltinan and M. Sitti, “Independent Control of Multiple Magnetic Microrobots in Three Dimensions,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 614-631, 2013. pdf. link.
  8. S. Miyashita, E. Diller and M. Sitti, “Two-Dimensional Magnetic Micro-Module Reconfigurations Based on Inter-Modular Interactions,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 591-613, 2013. link.
  9. Z. Ye, E. Diller and M. Sitti, “Micro-Manipulation Using Rotational Fluid Flows Induced by Wireless Magnetic Micro-Manipulators,” Journal of Applied Physics,  vol. 112, no. 6, 064912, 2012. pdflink.
  10. D. Kim, A. Liu, E. Diller and M. Sitti, “Chemotactic Steering of Bacteria Propelled Microbeads,” Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1009-1017, 2012. link.
  11. E. Diller, S. Miyashita and M. Sitti, “Remotely Addressable Magnetic Composite Micropumps,” RSC Advances, vol. 2, no. 9, pp. 3850-3856, 2012. link.
  12. E. Diller, S. Floyd, C. Pawashe, and M. Sitti, ”Control of Multiple Heterogeneous Magnetic Micro-Robots in Two Dimensions,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 28, 172-182, 2012. pdflink.
  13. C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, E. Diller, and M. Sitti, ”Two-Dimensional Autonomous Micro-Particle Manipulation Strategies for Magnetic Micro-Robots in Fluidic Environments,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 28, 467-477, 2012. pdflink.
  14. E. Diller, C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, and M. Sitti, ”Assembly and Disassembly of Magnetic Mobile Micro-Robots towards Deterministic 2-D Reconfigurable Micro-Systems,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol 31, 1667-1680, 2011. pdflink.
  15. S. Floyd, E. Diller, C. Pawashe, and M. Sitti, ”Control Methodologies for a Heterogeneous Group of Untethered Magnetic Micro-Robots,” International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 30, 1553-1565, 2011. pdflink.

Refereed Conference Articles

  1. E. Diller, J. Giltinan, G. Lum, Z. Ye, and M. Sitti, “Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Remote Actuation of Magnetic Microrobots,” Robotics: Science and Systems, 2014 (finalist for Best Paper award). link.
  2. J. Giltinan, E. Diller, and M. Sitti, “Three-Dimensional Manipulation of Micro-Objects Using an Untethered Mobile Magnetic Robotic Capillary Micro-Gripper,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2014 (accepted).
  3. G. Lum, E. Diller, and M. Sitti, “Structural Optimization Method for Synthesis of Micro-Scale Mobile Micro-grippers,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2014 (accepted).
  4. E. Diller, J. Giltinan, P. Jena, and M. Sitti, “Three Dimensional Independent Control of Multiple Magnetic Microrobots,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2013, pp. 2561-2566.
  5. E. Diller, N. Zhang and M. Sitti, “Bonding Methods for Modular Micro-Robot Assemblies,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2013, pp. 2573-2578.
  6. E. Diller, S. Miyashita and M. Sitti, “Magnetic Hysteresis for Multi-State Addressable Magnetic Microrobotic Control”,  Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems,  pp. 2325-2331.
  7. E. Diller, Z. Ye and M. Sitti, “Rotating Magnetic Micro-Robots for Versatile Non-Contact Fluidic Manipulation of Micro-Objects” invited paper, Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Fransisco, pp. 1291 – 1296, Sept. 2011.
  8. J. Singleton, E. Diller, T. Anderson, S. Regnier and M. Sitti, “Micro-Scale Propulsion using Multiple Flexible Artificial Flagella” invited paper, Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Fransisco, pp. 1687-1692, Sept. 2011.
  9. C. Pawashe, E. Diller, S. Floyd, and M. Sitti, ”Assembly and Disassembly Methods for Magnetic Micro-Robots towards 2-D Reconfigurable Micro-Systems,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, pp. 261-266, May 2011.
  10. E. Diller, S. Floyd, C. Pawashe, and M. Sitti, ”Control of Multiple Heterogeneous Magnetic Micro-Robots on Non-Specialized Surfaces,” IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, invited paper, Shanghai, China, pp. 115-120, May 2011.
  11. L. Palmer III, E. Diller, R. Quinn. “Toward a Rapid and Robust Attachment Strategy for Vertical Climbing,” IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, pp. 2810 – 2815, May 2010.
  12. L. Palmer III, E. Diller, R. Quinn. “Design of a Wall-Climbing Hexapod for Advanced Maneuvers,” Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, pp. 625 – 630, Oct. 2009.
  13. L. Palmer III, E. Diller, R. Quinn “Design Aspects of a Climbing Hexapod,” Int. Conf. on Climbing and Walking Robots, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 197-204, 2009.
  14. G. Wile, K. Daltorio, E. Diller, L. Palmer, S. Gorb, R. Ritzmann, and R. Quinn “Screenbot: Walking Inverted Using Distributed Inward Gripping,” Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Nice, France, pp. 1513 – 1518, 2008.

Other Conference Articles

  1. P. Jena, E. Diller, J. Giltinan and M. Sitti, “Neutrally Buoyant Microrobots for Enhanced 3D Control”, Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, workshop on Magnetically Actuated Multiscale Medical Robots, Oct 2012.
  2. R.D. Quinn, A. Boxerbaum, L. Palmer, H. Chiel, E. Diller, A. Hunt, R. Bachmann, “Novel Locomotion via Biological Inspiration” Proc. SPIE, 804511, 2011.
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