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Submissions from 2019

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Modeling Multirotor Aerodynamic Interactions Through the Vortex Particle Method, Eduardo Alvarez and Andrew Ning

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Best Practices for Wake Model and Optimization Algorithm Selection in Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Nicholas F. Baker, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Jared J. Thomas, Andrew Ning, and Katherine Dykes

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Influence of Micro-structured Superhydrophobic Surfaces on Nucleation and Natural Convection in a Heated Pool, Adam Cowley, Daniel Maynes, Julie Crockett, and Brian D. Iverson

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Relative Navigation of Fixed-Wing Aircraft in GPS-Denied Environments, Gary J. Ellingson, Kevin M. Brink, and Timothy McLain

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Combined Trajectory, Propulsion, and Battery Mass Optimization for Solar-Regenerative High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft, Nathaniel S. Gates, Kevin R. Moore, Andrew Ning, and John D. Hedengren

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Stainless-Steel Column for Robust High Temperature Microchip Gas Chromatography, Abhijit Ghosh, Austin R. Foster, Jacob C. Johnson, Carlos R. Vilorio, Luke T. Tolley, Brian D. Iverson, Aaron R. Hawkins, H. Dennis Tolley, and Milton L. Lee

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Model-Based Control of Soft Actuators Using Learned Non-linear Discrete-Time Models, Phillip Hyatt, David Wingate, and Marc D. Killpack

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An Examination into the Defining Characteristics of Flexible Solar Aircraft Configurations through Optimization, Taylor McDonnell and Andrew Ning

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Takeoff and Performance Tradeoffs of Retrofit Distributed Electric Propulsion for Urban Transport, Kevin Moore and Andrew Ning

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Developable Mechanisms on Developable Surfaces, Todd G. Nelson, Trent K. ZImmerman, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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The Effect of Communication and Vehicle Properties on the Search Performance of a Swarm of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Jenna E. Newcomb and Andrew Ning

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Polynomial Chaos to Efficiently Compute the Annual Energy Production in Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Santiago Padrón, Jared Thomas, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Juan Alonso, and Andrew Ning

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Coupled Wind Turbine Design and Layout Optimization with Non-Homogeneous Wind Turbines, Andrew P. J. Stanley and Andrew Ning

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Optimization of Turbine Design in Wind Farms with Multiple Hub Heights, Using Exact Analytic Gradients and Structural Constraints, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Andrew Ning, and Katherine Dykes

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Comparison of Wind Farm Layout Optimization Results Using a Simple Wake Model and Gradient-Based Optimization to Large-Eddy Simulations, Jared J. Thomas, Jennifer Annoni, Paul Fleming, and Andrew Ning

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Development of a Parameterized Reduced-Order Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Wake Model, Eric Tingey and Andrew Ning

Submissions from 2018

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Development of a Vortex Particle Code for the Modeling of Wake Interaction in Distributed Propulsion, Eduardo Alvarez and Andrew Ning

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Integrated Free-Form Method for Aerostructural Optimization of Wind Turbine Blades, Ryan Barrett and Andrew Ning

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Electrochemical Glucose Sensors Enhanced by Methyl Viologen and Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Channels, Benjamin J. Brownlee, Meisam Bahari, John H. Harb, Jonathan C. Claussen, and Brian D. Iverson

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Symmetric Equations for Evaluating Maximum Torsion Stress of Rectangular Beams in Compliant Mechanisms, Guimin Chen and Larry L. Howell

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Bubble Nucleation in Superhydrophobic Microchannels due to Subcritical Heating, Adam Cowley, Daniel Maynes, Julie Crockett, and Brian D. Iverson

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Scalable fabric tactile sensor arrays for soft bodies, Nathan Day, Jimmy Penaloza, Veronica Santos, and Marc D. Killpack

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CIP2A Immunosensor Comprised of Vertically-aligned Carbon Nanotube Interdigitated Electrodes Towards Point-of-Care Oral Cancer Screening, Shaowei Ding, Suprem R. Das, Benjamin J. Brownlee, Kshama Parate, Taylor Davis, Loreen R. Stromberg, Edward K.L. Chan, Joseph Katz, Brian D. Iverson, and Jonathan C. Claussen

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Control of Redundant Pointing Movements Involving the Wrist and Forearm, Garrett R. Dorman, Kevin C. Davis, Allan W. Peaden, and Steven K. Charles

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A Method for Characterizing Essential Tremor from the Shoulder to the Wrist, Daniel W. Geiger, Dennis Eggett, and Steven K. Charles

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Learning nonlinear dynamic models of soft robots for model predictive control with neural networks, Morgan Thomas Gillespie, Charles Mansel Best, Eric Christopher Townsend, David Wingate, and Marc D. Killpack

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Large-Scale Multidisciplinary Optimization of an Electric Aircraft for On-Demand Mobility, John Hwang and Andrew Ning

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Configuration Estimation for Accurate Position Control of Large-Scale Soft Robots, Phillip Hyatt, Dustan Paul Kraus, Vallan Sherrod, Levi Rupert, Nathan Day, and Marc D. Killpack

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Frequency response of the Leap Motion Controller and its suitability for measuring tremor, Clay J. Kincaid, Austin C. Vaterlaus, Nathan R. Stanford, and Steven Knight Charles

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Dynamic Optimization of High-Altitude Solar Aircraft Trajectories Under Station-Keeping Constraints, Abraham Martin, Nathaniel Gates, Andrew Ning, and John Hedengren

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Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Flexible Solar-Regenerative High-Altitude Long-Endurance Aircraft, Taylor McDonnell, Judd Mehr, and Andrew Ning

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Distributed Electric Propulsion Effects on Traditional Aircraft Through Multidisciplinary Optimization, Kevin Moore and Andrew Ning

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Total Hemispherical Apparent Radiative Properties of the Infinite V-groove with Diffuse Reflection, Rydge B. Mulford, Nathan S. Collins, Michael S. Farnsworth, Matthew R. Jones, and Brian D. Iverson

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Total Hemispherical Apparent Radiative Properties of the Infinite V-groove with Specular Reflection, Rydge B. Mulford, Nathan S. Collins, Michael S. Farnsworth, Matthew R. Jones, and Brian D. Iverson

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Universal Airfoil Parametrization Using B-Splines, Dev Rajnarayan, Andrew Ning, and Judd Mehr

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Origami-Based Deployable Ballistic Barrier, Kenny Seymour, Dakota Burrow, Alex Avila, Terri Bateman, David C. Morgan, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Benefits of Two Turbine Rotor Diameters and Hub Heights in the Same Wind Farm, Andrew PJ Stanley, Andrew Ning, and Katherine Dykes

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Superhydrophobic, Carbon-Infiltrated Carbon Nanotubes on Si and 316L Stainless Steel with Tunable Geometry, Kimberly A. Stevens, Christian D. Esplin, Taylor M. Davis, D. Jacob Butterfield, Philip S. Ng, Anton E. Bowden, Brian D. Jensen, and Brian D. Iverson

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A method for reducing multi-modality in the wind farm layout optimization problem, Jared Thomas and Andrew Ning

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Design of an Origami-Inspired Deployable Aerodynamic Locomotive Fairing, Kyler A. Tolman, Erica B. Crampton, Chad Stucki, Daniel Maynes, and Larry L. Howell

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Visual Servoing for Multirotor Precision Landing in Varying Light Conditions, Jesse Wynn and Tim McLain

Submissions from 2017

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Motion planning for mobile robots using inverse kinematics branching, Daniel Mark Bodily, Thomas Allen, and Marc D. Killpack

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Improving Sensitivity of Electrochemical Sensors with Convective Transport in Free-Standing, Carbon Nanotube Structures, Benjamin J. Brownlee, Kevin M. Marr, Jonathan C. Claussen, and Brian D. Iverson

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Fundamental Principles of Tremor Propagation in the Upper Limb, Andrew D. Davidson and Steven Knight Charles

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Deep Visual Gravity Vector Detection for Unmanned Aircraft Attitude Estimation, Gary J. Ellingson, David Wingate, and Tim McLain

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Microstructure correlation with formability for biaxial stretching of magnesium alloy AZ31B at mildly elevated temperatures, David T. Fullwood, Isaac Chelladurai, Michael P. Miles, John E. Carsley, Raj K. Mishra, Irene J. Beyerlein, and Marko Knezevic

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Influence of Noise Generating Factors on Cross Correlation EBSD Measurement of GNDs, David T. Fullwood, Landon Hansen, Brian Jackson, Stewart I. Wright, Marc De Graef, Eric Richards Homer, and Robert Wagoner

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Extending the Upper Temperature Range of Microchip Gas Chromatography Using a Heater/Clamp Assembly, Abhijit Ghosh, Jacob E. Johnson, Johnathan G. Nuss, Brittany A. Stark, Aaron R. Hawkins, Luke T. Tolley, Brian D. Iverson, H. Dennis Tolley, and Milton L. Lee

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Real-time evolutionary model predictive control using a graphics processing unit, Phillip Hyatt and Marc D. Killpack

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Reaching in Clutter with Whole-Arm Tactile Sensing, Advait Jain, Marc D. Killpack, Aaron Edsinger, and Charles Kemp

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Multi-Objective Design Optimization of a Soft, Pneumatic Robot, Marc D. Killpack, Daniel M. Bodily, and Thomas F. Allen

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Relative Multiplicative Extended Kalman Filter for Observable GPS-Denied Navigation, Daniel P. Koch, David O. Wheeler, Randal Beard, Tim McLain, and Kevin M. Brink

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A Well Clear Recommendation for Small UAS in High-Density, ADS-B-Enabled Airspace, Timothy McLain and Matthew O. Duffield

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Analysis of Rigid Extended Object Co-Manipulation by Human Dyads: Lateral Movement Characterization, Erich Mielke, Eric Townsend, and Marc D. Killpack

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Thermophysical Properties of Thin Fibers via Photothermal Quantum Dot Fluorescence Spectral Shape-based Thermometry, Troy Munro, Liwang Liu, Heng Ban, and Christ Glorieux

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Investigation of synthetic spider silk crystallinity and alignment via electrothermal, pyroelectric, literature XRD, and tensile techniques, Troy Munro, Tristan Putzeys, Michael Wubbenhorst, Christ Glorieux, Cameron G. Copeland, Randolph V. Lewis, Changhu Xing, and Heng Ban

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Thermal Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Spider Silks by Both the 3ω and Transient Electrothermal Methods, Troy Munro, Changhu Xing, Heng Ban, Cameron G. Copeland, Randolph V. Lewis, and Colby Jensen

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Hybrid Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Systems: A Review, Kody M. Powell, Khalid Rashid, Kevin Ellingwood, Jake Tuttle, and Brian D. Iverson

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Optimization Under Uncertainty for Wake Steering Strategies, Julian Quick, Jennifer Annoni, Ryan King, Katherine Dykes, Paul Fleming, and Andrew Ning

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Gradient-Based Optimization of Wind Farms with Different Turbine Heights, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Jared Thomas, Andrew Ning, Jennifer Annoni, Katherine Dykes, and Paul Fleming

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Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Superhydrophobic Channels, Kimberly A. Stevens, Julie Crockett, Daniel R. Maynes, and Brian D. Iverson

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Comparison of linearized dynamic robot manipulator models for model predictive control, Jonathan Terry, Levi Rupert, and Marc D. Killpack

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Improving the FLORIS Wind Plant Model for Compatibility with Gradient-Based Optimization, Jared Thomas, Pieter Gebraad, and Andrew Ning

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Trading Off Sound Pressure Level and Average Power Production for Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Eric Tingey and Andrew Ning

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Estimating Human Intent for Physical Human-Robot Co-Manipulation, Eric Townsend, Erich Mielke, David Wingate, and Marc D. Killpack

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Minimum Required Detection Range for Detect and Avoid of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Jared Kevin Wikle, Tim McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Laith Rasmi Sahawneh

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Variable stiffness adaptation to mitigate system failure in inflatable robots, Joshua Wilson, Charles Best, and Marc D. Killpack

Submissions from 2016

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Comparison of Airfoil Precomputational Analysis Methods for Optimization of Wind Turbine Blades, Ryan Barrett and Andrew Ning

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A New Soft Robot Control Method: Using Model Predictive Control for a Pneumatically Actuated Humanoid, Charles Best, Morgan Thomas Gillespie, Phillip Hyatt, Levi Rupert, Vallan Sherrod, and Marc D. Killpack

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Infrared Visualization of the Cavity Effect Using Origami-Inspired Surfaces, Mitchell J. Blanc, Rydge B. Mulford, Matthew R. Jones, and Brian D. Iverson

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Scenario Analysis for Techno-Economic Model Development of U.S. Offshore Wind Support Structures, Rick Damiani, Andrew Ning, Ben Maples, Aaron Smith, and Katherine Dykes

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Optimization-Based Path Planning for Separation Assurance on Small Unmanned Aircraft, Matthew Duffield, Andrew Ning, and Timothy McLain

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Wind Plant System Engineering through Optimization of Layout and Yaw Control, Paul Fleming, Andrew Ning, Pieter Gebraad, and Katherine Dykes

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Vibration monitoring via nano-composite piezoelectric foam bushings, David T. Fullwood, Evan T. Bird, A Jake Merrell, Brady K. Anderson, Cory N. Newton, Parker G. Rosquist, Anton E. Bowden, and Matthew K. Seeley

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Material Selection Shape Factors for Compliant Arrays in Bending, David T. Fullwood, Todd G. Nelson, Jared T. Bruton, Nathan E. Rieske, M. Patrick Walton, and Larry L. Howell

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Insights into Twinning in Mg AZ31: A Combined EBSD and Machine Learning Study, David T. Fullwood, Andrew Orme, Isaac Chelladurai, Travis Michael Rampton, Ali Khosravani, Michael Miles, and Raj K. Mishra

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Maximization of the Annual Energy Production of Wind Power Plants by Optimization of Layout and Yaw-Based Wake Control, Pieter Gebraad, Jared Thomas, Andrew Ning, Paul Fleming, and Katherine Dykes

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Simultaneous position and stiffness control for an inflatable soft robot, Morgan Gillespie, Charles Best, and Marc D. Killpack

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UAV Path-Planning using Bézier Curves and a Receding Horizon Approach, Bryce Ingersoll, Kyle Ingersoll, Patrick DeFranco, and Andrew Ning

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Performance of Dynamically Simulated Reference Patterns for Cross Correlation EBSD, Brian Jackson, Jordan Christensen, Saransh Singh, Marc De Graef, David T. Fullwood, Eric Richards Homer, and Robert Wagoner

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Mass digitization system, Marc D. Killpack

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Single-Degree-of-Freedom Rigidly Foldable Origami Flashers, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Multi-Sensor Robust Relative Estimation Framework for GPS-Denied Multirotor Aircraft, Tim McLain, Daniel P. Koch, and Kevin M. Brink

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Landing Zone Determination for Autonomous Rotorcraft in Surveillance Applications, Timothy McLain, Gary J. Ellingson, and Justin Mackay

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ROSflight: A Lightweight, Inexpensive MAV Research and Development Tool, Timothy McLain, James Jackson, and Gary J. Ellingson

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Cushioned Extended-Periphery Avoidance: A Reactive Obstacle Avoidance Plugin, Timothy McLain, James Jackson, and David Wheeler

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Relative Navigation in GPS Degraded Environments, Timothy McLain, David Wheeler, Paul W. Nyholm, Daniel P. Koch, Gary J. Ellingson, Benjamin J. Lewis, and Randall W. Beard

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Aerodynamic Performance Characterization of Leading Edge Protrusions on Small Propellers, Kevin Moore and Andrew Ning

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Towards Developing Product Applications of Thick Origami Using the Offset Panel Technique, Michael R. Morgan, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Facilitating Deployable Mechanisms and Structures via Developable Lamina Emergent Arrays, Todd G. Nelson, Robert J. Lang, Nathan Pehrson, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Integrated Design of Downwind Land-based Wind Turbines using Analytic Gradients, Andrew Ning and Derek Petch

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Parameterized Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Wake Model Using CFD Vorticity Data, Andrew Ning and Eric Tingey

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Polynomial Chaos for the Computation of Annual Energy Production in Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Santiago Padrón, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Jared Thomas, Juan Alonso, and Andrew Ning

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Analyzing the Stability Properties of Kaleidocycles, Clarke A. Safsten, Travis B. Fillmore, Andrew E. Logan, Denise M. Halverson, and Larry L. Howell

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The effect of common wrist orthoses on the stiffness of wrist rotations, Daniel B. Seegmiller, Dennis L. Eggett, and Steven K. Charles

Submissions from 2015

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Effect of Airfoil and Composite Layer Thicknesses on an Aerostructural Blade Optimization for Wind Turbines, Ryan Barrett, Ian Freeman, and Andrew Ning

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Control of a pneumatically actuated, fully inflatable, fabric-based, humanoid robot, Charles Mansel Best, Joshua Wilson, and Marc D. Killpack

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Thick Rigidly Foldable Structures Realized by an Offset Panel Technique, Bryce Edmondson, Robert J. Lang, Michael R. Morgan, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Rigidly Foldable Origami Gadgets and Tessellations, Thomas A. Evans, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Rigidly Foldable Origami Twists, Thomas A. Evans, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell