A central goal of the MACS lab is to promote the use of these structures through dissemination of research findings.


Recently Published Works on MACS

vonLockette, PR, Sheridan, R, "Folding Actuation and Locomotion in Novel Magneto-Active Elastomer (MAE) Composites," ASME 2013 Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems Conference, Snowbird, UT, SMASIS2013-3222.

Saad Ahmed, Carlye Lauff, Adrienne Crivaro, Kevin McGough, Robert Sheridan, Mary Frecker, Paris von Lockette, Zoubeida Ounaies, Tim Simpson, Jyh-Ming Lien,Rebecca Strzelec, "Multi-field Responsive Origami Structures: Preliminary Modeling and Experiments," ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Portland, Oregon.

P.R. von Lockette, "Novel Actuation Mechanisms in Magnetorheological Materials," Proceedings of the 2012 Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems Conference, Stone Mountain, GA, SMASIS2012- 8143.

P.R. von Lockette, S. Lofland, J Biggs, "Investigating New Symmetry Classes for the Next Generation of Magneto Rheological Elastomers", Proceedings of the 2009 Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems Conference, Oxnard, CA, vol. 1, pp. 471-474.

"Defining and investigating new symmetry classes for the next generation of magnetorheological elastomers," (2009) Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Oxnard, CA.

"Dynamic characterization of bimodal particle mixtures in silicone rubber magnetorheological elastomers,"

"Particle Mixtures in MREs," (2006) Proceedings of the SPIE Conference, SanDiego, CA.

"Development of Tunable vibration absorbers using magnetorheologial elastomers with bimodal particle distributions," (2005) Proceedings of the 168th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA.