Publications

2020

  • E. Milana, M. Bellotti, B. Gorissen, J. Qian, M. De Volder, D. Reynaerts. Shaping Soft Robotic Microactuators by Wire Electrical Discharge Grinding. Micromachines, 070661 [pdf]
  • E. Milana, B. Van Raemdonck, S. Peerlinck, D. Reynaerts, B. Gorissen. Advances in soft robot actuation and their morphological control. Euspen’s 20th International conference & Exhibition, June 8-12, 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
  • E. Milana, B. Van Raemdonck, K. Cornelis, E. Dehaerne, J. De Clerck, Y. De Groof, T. De Vil, B. Gorissen, D. Reynaerts. EELWORM: A Bioinspired Multimodal Amphibious Soft Robot. Proceedings of 2020 3rd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), May 15- July 15, 2020, Yale University, United States of America [pdf]

2019

  • E. Milana, B. Gorissen, S. Peerlinck, M. De Volder and D. Reynaerts. Artificial Soft Cilia with Asymmetric Beating Patterns for Biomimetic Low‐Reynolds‐Number Fluid Propulsion. Advanced Functional Materials, 1900462 [pdf]
  • E. Milana, M. Bellotti, B. Gorissen, M. De Volder, D. Reynaerts. Precise bonding-free micromoulding of miniaturized elastic inflatable actuators. Proceedings of 2019 2nd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), April 14-18, 2019, Seoul, Korea (South) [pdf]

2018

  • B. Gorissen, E. Milana, A. Bayens, E.Broeders, J. Christiaens, K. Collin, D. Reynaerts and M. De Volder. Hardware Sequencing of Inflatable Nonlinear Actuators for Autonomous Soft Robots. Advanced Materials, 1804598 [pdf]
  • B. Gorissen, M. De Volder and D. Reynaerts. Chip-on-tip endoscope incorporating a soft robotic pneumatic bending microactuator. Biomedical microdevices 20 (3), 73 [pdf]
  • E. Milana, B. Gorissen, M. De Volder and D. Reynaerts. Design of a bi-segmented soft actuator with hardware encoded quasi-static inflation sequence. Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), April 24-28, 2018, Livorno, Italy. [pdf]
  • B. Gorissen, E. Milana, D.Reynaerts, M. De Volder. Lithographic production of vertically aligned CNT strain sensors for integration in soft robotic microactuators. Proceedings of 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), April 24-28, 2018, Livorno, Italy. [pdf]
  • M. Bellotti, E. Milana, B. Gorissen, J. Qian and D. Reynaerts. Wire electrical discharge grinding of micro rods for bonding-free fabrication of soft pneumatic micro actuators. Euspen’s 18th International Conference & Exhibition. [pdf]
  • E. Milana, M. Bellotti, B. Gorissen, M. De Volder and D. Reynaerts. Design and characterization of soft microactuators based on interconnected pneumatic networks. Euspen’s 18th International Conference & Exhibition.

2017

  • B. Gorissen, D. Reynaerts, S. Konishi, K. Yoshida, J.-W. Kim and M. De Volder. Elastic inflatable actuators for soft robotic applications. Advanced Materials, 29, 43. [pdf]
  • E. Milana, B. Gorissen, D. Reynaerts and M. De Volder. Microfabrication of a biomimetic ciliary propulsion system via soft lithography. Euspen Special Interest Group Meeting: Micro/Nano Manufacturing.

2016

  • B. Gorissen, C. Van Hoof, D. Reynaerts and M. De Volder. SU8 etch mask for patterning PDMS and its application to flexible fluidic microactuators. Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2, 16045. [pdf]

2015

  • B. Gorissen, M. De Volder and D. Reynaerts. Pneumatically-actuated artificial cilia array for biomimetic fluid propulsion. Lab on a Chip, 15, 4348. [pdf]
  • B. Gorissen, D. Reynaerts (sup.) and M. De Volder (cosup.). Pneumatic and Hydraulic Microactuators: Research and Development. Doctoral Thesis. [pdf]

2014

  • B. Gorissen, T. Chishiro, S. Shimomura, D. Reynaerts, M. De Volder and S. Konishi. Flexible pneumatic twisting actuators and their application to tilting micromirrors. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 216, 426. [pdf]

2013

  • B. Gorissen, W. Vincentie, F. Al-Bender, D. Reynaerts and M. De Volder. Modeling and bonding-free fabrication of flexible fluidic microactuators with a bending motion. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23, 045012. [pdf]
  • B. Gorissen, T. Chishiro, S. Shimomura, M. De Volder, D. Reynaerts and S. Konishi. Flexible pneumatic twisting actuators. Transducers & Eurosensors, 1687. [pdf]

2011

  • B. Gorissen, M. De Volder, A. De Greef and D. Reynaerts. Theoretical and experimental analysis of pneumatic balloon microactuators. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 168, 58. [pdf]
  • B. Gorissen, R. Donose, D. Reynaerts and M. De Volder. Flexible pneumatic micro-actuators: analysis and production. Procedia Engineering, 25, 681. [pdf]