Donald Ruffatto III
Donald Ruffatto III
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Improving controllable adhesion on both rough and smooth surfaces with a hybrid electrostatic/gecko-like adhesive
D Ruffatto III, A Parness, M Spenko
Journal of The Royal Society Interface 11 (93), 20131089, 2014
A soft robotic gripper with gecko-inspired adhesive
P Glick, SA Suresh, D Ruffatto, M Cutkosky, MT Tolley, A Parness
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 3 (2), 903-910, 2018
Autonomous perching and take-off on vertical walls for a quadrotor micro air vehicle
A Kalantari, K Mahajan, D Ruffatto, M Spenko
2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 4669-4674, 2015
Increasing the adhesion force of electrostatic adhesives using optimized electrode geometry and a novel manufacturing process
D Ruffatto III, J Shah, M Spenko
Journal of Electrostatics 72 (2), 147-155, 2014
Optimization and experimental validation of electrostatic adhesive geometry
D Ruffatto, J Shah, M Spenko
2013 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 1-8, 2013
An electrostatic gripper for flexible objects
EW Schaler, D Ruffatto, P Glick, V White, A Parness
2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems …, 2017
Experimental results of a controllable electrostatic/gecko-like adhesive on space materials
D Ruffatto, D Beganovic, A Parness, M Spenko
2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 1-7, 2014
Three-dimensionally printed, shaped, engineered material inhomogeneous lens antennas for next-generation spaceborne weather radar systems
J Budhu, Y Rahmat-Samii, RE Hodges, DC Hofmann, DF Ruffatto, ...
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 17 (11), 2080-2084, 2018
Optimization of electrostatic adhesives for robotic climbing and manipulation
D Ruffatto III, J Shah, M Spenko
International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and …, 2012
Electrostatic dry adhesives
M Spenko, D Ruffatto III
US Patent App. 14/207,989, 2014
Long-duration surface anchoring with a hybrid electrostatic and gecko-inspired adhesive
D Ruffatto, PE Glick, MT Tolley, A Parness
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 3 (4), 4201-4208, 2018
Increasing adhesion via a new electrode design and improved manufacturing in electrostatic/microstructured adhesives
M Dadkhah, D Ruffatto III, Z Zhao, M Spenko
Journal of Electrostatics 91, 48-55, 2018
Experimental evaluation of adhesive technologies for robotic grippers on micro-rough surfaces
D Ruffatto, D Beganovic, A Parness, M Spenko
2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 6150-6155, 2014
A multi-digit tactile motion stimulator
YC Pei, TC Lee, TY Chang, D Ruffatto III, M Spenko, S Bensmaia
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 226, 80-87, 2014
Hybrid electrostatic and micro-structured adhesives for robotic applications
DF Ruffatto III
Illinois Institute of Technology, 2015
The VIV: A mobile ground robot with variable inertial properties
D Ruffatto III, C Nie, M Spenko
日本ロボット学会誌 32 (4), 329-332, 2014
Design and fabrication of an unmanned ground vehicle utilizing variable internal inertial properties
D Ruffatto
Illinois Institute of Technology, 2011
A low-power, jamming, magnetorheological valve using electropermanent magnets suitable for distributed control in soft robots
T Leps, PE Glick, D Ruffatto III, A Parness, MT Tolley, C Hartzell
Smart Materials and Structures 29 (10), 105025, 2020
REACCH-Reactive electro-adhesive capture cloth mechanism to enable safe grapple of cooperative/non-cooperative space debris
S Narayanan, D Barnhart, R Rogers, D Ruffatto, E Schaler, N Van Crey, ...
AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, 2134, 2020
Autonomous robotic airship inspection system for large-scale tank interiors
M Gildner, DF Ruffatto, S Mitchell, O Arslan, J Vander HOOK, J James, ...
US Patent App. 15/714,693, 2018
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