Publications

Publications

*: corresponding author

60. Li, P.C., Wang, Y.Z., Gupta, U., Liu, J., Zhang, L., Du, D.H., Foo, C.C., Ouyang, J.Y. (*), and Zhu, J. (*), Transparent soft robots for effective camouflage, Advanced Functional Materials, accepted.

59, Qin, L., Liang, X.Q., Huang, H., Chui, C.K., Yeow, R.C.H. (*), and Zhu, J. (*), A versatile soft crawling robot with rapid locomotion, Soft Robotics, in press, 2019.

58, Gupta, U., Qin, L., Wang, Y.Z., Godaba, H., and Zhu, J. (*), Soft robots based on dielectric elastomer actuators: a review, Smart Materials and Structures, invited paper, accepted.

57, Cao, J., Liang, W., Wang, Y.Z., Lee, H.P., Zhu, J., Ren, Q., Control of A Soft Inchworm Robot with Environment Adaptation, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, accepted.

56, Li, L., Li, J.N., Qin, L., Cao, J.W., Kankanhalli, M.S. (*), and Zhu, J. (*), Deep reinforcement learning in soft viscoelastic actuator of dielectric elastomer, IEEE Robotics and Automation letters 4, 2094-2100, 2019.

55. Gupta, U., Wang, Y.Z., Ren, H.L. (*), and Zhu, J. (*), Dynamic Modeling and Feedforward Control of Jaw Movements Driven by Viscoelastic Artificial Muscles, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 24, 25-35, 2019.

54. Li, L., Godaba, H., Ren, H.L., and Zhu, J. (*), Bioinspired Soft Actuators for Eyeball Motions in Humanoid Robots, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 24, 100-108, 2019.

53. Chen, F.F., Cao, J.W., Michael Yu Wang, Wang, M. Y., Zhu, J., Zhang, Y.F., Programmable deformations of networked inflated dielectric elastomer actuators, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 24, 45-55, 2019.

52. Cao, J., Liang, W., Zhu, J., Ren, Q., Control of a muscle-like soft actuator via a bioinspired approach, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 13, 066005, 2018.

51. Wang, Y., Gupta U., Parulekar N., Zhu, J. (*), A soft gripper of fast speed and low energy consumption, invited paper, Science China – Technological Sciences, 62, 31-38, 2019.

50. Li, J., Godaba, H., Zhang, Z., Foo, C.C., Zhu, J. (*), A soft active origami robot, Extreme Mechanics Letters 24, 30-37, 2018. The robot was featured by Thomson Reuters (http://www.reuters.com/video/2017/06/19/snake-on-a-plane-dont-panic-its-probably?videoId=371917541).

49. Cao, J.W., Qin, L., Liu, J., Ren, Q.Y., Foo, C.C., Wang, H.,Q., Lee, H.P., and Zhu, J. (*), Untethered soft robot capable of stable locomotion using soft electrostatic actuators, Extreme Mechanics Letters 21, 9-16, 2018. This robot was featured by Nature Electronics (Rich, Wood, Majidi, Untethered Soft Robotics, Nature Electronics, Vol 1, 102-112, 2018).

48. Cao, J.W., Liang, W.Y., Ren, Q.Y., Gupta, U., Chen, F.F., Zhu, J. (*), Modelling and Control of a Novel Soft Crawling Robot based on a Dielectric Elastomer Actuator, IEEE ICRA 2018 (International Conference of Robotics and Automation), Page. 4188-4193, May, 2018, Brisbane, Australia.

47. Qin, L., Tang, Y.C., Gupta, U., and and Zhu, J. (*), A soft robot capable of 2D mobility and self-sensing for obstacle detection and avoidance, Smart Materials and Structures 27, 045017, 2018.

46. Wang, Y.X., Li, Z., Qin, L., Caddy, G., Yap, C.H. (*) and Zhu, J. (*), Dielectric elastomer fluid pump of high pressure and large volume via synergistic snap-through, Journal of Applied mechanics – ASME transaction 85, 101003 2018.

45. Qin, L., Cao, J.W., Tang, Y.C., and Zhu, J. (*), Soft Freestanding Planar Artificial Muscle based on Dielectric Elastomer Actuator, Journal of Applied mechanics – ASME transaction 85, 051001, 2018.

44. Chen, F.F., Xu, W.J., Zhang, H.Y., Wang, Y.Q., Cao, J.W., Wang, M. Y., Ren, H.L., Zhu, J., Zhang Y.F., Topology Optimized Design, Fabrication and Characterization of a Soft Cable-driven Gripper, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 3, 2463 – 2470, 2018. This paper was also accepted and presented in 2018 IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Automation, Australia.

43. Godaba, H., Zhang, Z.Q., Gupta, U., Foo, C.C., Zhu, J. (*), Dynamic pattern of wrinkles in a dielectric elastomer, Soft Matter 13, 2942—2951, 2017.

42. Gu, G.Y., Gupta, U., Zhu, J., Zhu, L.M., and Zhu, X.Y., Modeling of viscoelastic electromechanical behavior in a soft dielectric elastomer actuator, IEEE Transactions on Robotics 33, 1263 – 1271 2017.

41. Tang, Y.C., Qin, L., Li, X.N., Chew, C.M., and Zhu, J. (*), A Frog-inspired Swimming Robot Based on Dielectric Elastomer Actuators, IROS 2017 (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Page 2403-2408, September, 2017, Vancouver, Canada.

40. Chen, F.F., Cao, J.W., Zhang, L., Zhang, H.Y., Wang, M. Y., Zhu, J., and Zhang, Y.F. Large Deformation of Networked Soft Actuators, IEEE ICRA 2017 (International Conference of Robotics and Automation), Page 4332-4337, May 2017, Singapore.

39. Zhang, H., Wang, Y.X., Godaba, H., Khoo, B.C., Zhang, Z.S. (*), Zhu, J. (*), Harnessing dielectric breakdown of dielectric elastomer to achieve large actuation, Journal of Applied mechanics – ASME transaction 84, 121011, 2017.

38. Li, Z., Zhu, J., Foo, C.C., Yap, C. H., A Novel and Robust Dual-Membrane Dielectric Elastomer Actuator for Large Volume Fluid Pumping via Snap-through, Applied Physics Letters 111, 212901, 2017.

37. Gu, G.Y., Zhu, J., Zhu, L.M., and Zhu, X.Y., A survey on dielectric elastomer actuators for soft robots, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12, 011003, 2017.

36. Ho, S., Banerjee, H., Foo, Y. Y., Godaba, H., Aye, W. M.M., Zhu, J., Yap, C. H., Experimental characterization of a dielectric elastomer fluid pump and optimizing performance via composite materials, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 1045389X17704921, 2017.

35. Chen, F.F., Wang, Y. M., Zhu, J., Zhang, Y.F, Interactions Between Dielectric Elastomer Actuators and Soft Bodies, Soft Robotics 3, 161-169, 2016

34. Wang, Y.Z., Zhu, J. (*), Artificial muscles for jaw movements, Extreme Mechanics Letters 6, 88-95, 2016. This paper was featured by Materials today 19, 188, 2016, http://www.materialstoday.com/biomaterials/news/artificial-muscles-for-robotic-jaws/.

33. Godaba, H., Li, J.S., Wang, Y.Z., Zhu, J. (*), A soft jellyfish robot driven by a dielectric elastomer actuator, IEEE Robotics and Automation letters 1, 624-631, 2016. This paper was also accepted and presented in 2016 IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Automation, Sweden.

32. Zhang, H.Y., Wang, M., Li, J.S., Zhu, J., A soft compressive sensor using dielectric elastomers, Smart Materials and Structures 25, 035045, 2016.

31. Gu, G.Y., Gupta, U., Zhu, J. (*), Zhu, L.M., and Zhu, X.Y., Feedforward deformation control of a dielectric elastomer actuator based on a nonlinear dynamic model, Applied Physics Letters 107, 042907, 2015.

30. Kollosche, M., Kofod G., Suo, Z.G., and Zhu, J.(*), Temporal evolution and instability in a viscoelastic dielectric elastomer, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 76, 47–64, 2015.

29. Chen, F., Zhu, J., Wang, M., Dynamic electromechanical instability of a dielectric elastomer balloon, Europhysics Letters 112, 47003, 2015.

28. Lu, Z.B., Godaba, H., Cui, Y.D., Foo, C.C., Debiasi, M., and Zhu, J., An electronically tunable duct silencer using dielectric elastomer actuators, Journal of Acoustical Society of America 138, EL236, 2015.

27. Gupta, U., Godaba, H., Zhao, Z.J., Chui, C.K., Zhu, J. (*), Tunable force/displacement of a vibration shaker driven by a dielectric elastomer Actuator, Extreme Mechanics Letters 2, 72–77, 2015.

26. Zhu, J.(*), Instability in nonlinear oscillation of dielectric elastomers, Journal of Applied mechanics – ASME transaction 82, 061001,2015.

25. Godaba, H., Foo, C.C., Zhang, Z.Q., Khoo, B.C., and Zhu, J.(*), Giant voltage-induced deformation of a dielectric elastomer under a constant pressure. Applied Physics Letters 105, 112901, 2014.

24. Lu, T., Foo, C., Huang, J., Zhu, J., Suo, Z., Highly deformable actuators made of dielectric elastomers clamped by rigid rings. Journal of Applied Physics 115, 184106 (2014).

Before joining in National University of Singapore

23. Zhu, J., Kollosche, M., Lu, T., Kofod, G., and Suo, Z., Two types of transition to wrinkles in dielectric elastomers. Soft Matter 8, pp. 8840-8846, 2012.

22. Huang, J., Lu, T., Zhu, J., Clarke, D.R., Suo, Z., Large, unidirectional actuation in dielectric elastomers achieved by fiber stiffening. Applied Physics Letters 100, 211901, 2012.

21. Kollosche, M., Zhu, J., Suo, Z., and Kofod G., Complex interplay of nonlinear processes in dielectric elastomers, Physical Review E 85, 051801, 2012.

20. Huang, J., Li, T., Foo., C.C., Zhu, J., Clarke, D.R., Suo, Z., Giant, voltage-actuated deformation of a dielectric elastomer under dead load, Applied Physics Letters 100, 041911, 2012.

19. Bozlar, M., Punckt, C., Korkut, S., Zhu, J., Foo, C.C., Suo, Z., Aksay, I.A., Dielectric elastomer actuators with elastomeric electrodes, Applied Physics Letters 101, 091907, 2012.

18. Zhu, J., Li, T., Cai, S., and Suo, Z., Snap-through expansion of a gas bubble in a elastomer. Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 87, pp. 466-481, 2011. Invited paper.

17. Koh S.J.A., Li, T., Zhou J, Zhao X., Hong W., Zhu J., and Suo Z., Mechanisms of large actuation strain in dielectric elastomers. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol 49, pp. 504-515, 2011.

16. Zhu, J., Stoyanov, H., Kofod, G., and Suo, Z., Large deformation and electromechanical instability of a dielectric elastomer tube actuator. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 108, 074113, 2010.

15. Zhu, J., Cai, S., and Suo, Z., Resonant behavior of a membrane of a dielectric elastomer. International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol 47, pp. 3254-3262, 2010.

14. Zhu, J., Cai, S., and Suo, Z., Nonlinear oscillation of a dielectric elastomer balloon, Polymer International, Vol. 59, pp. 378-383, 2010. Invited paper.

13. Suo, Z. and Zhu, J. Dielectric elastomer of interpenetrating networks, Applied Physics Letters 95, 232909, 2009.

12. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, High-order subharmonic parametric resonance of multiple nonlinearly coupled micromechanical nonlinear oscillators, Acta Mechanica, Vol. 212, pp. 69-81, 2010.

11. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, A., High-order subharmonic parametric resonance of nonlinearly coupled micromechanical oscillators, European Physical Journal B, Vol. 58, pp. 411-421, 2008.

10. Zhu, J.,  Pull-in instability of two opposing microcantilever arrays with different bending rigidities, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 50, pp. 55-68, 2008.

9. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, A., Instability of a large coupled microbeam array initialized at its two ends, Journal of Adhesion, Vol. 83, pp. 195-221, 2007.

8. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, A., Structural instability of a parallel array of mutually attracting identical microbeams, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 16, pp. 2220-2229, 2006.

7. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, A., Surface-forces-driven instability of comb-drive microcantilevers in MEMS, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Vol. 20, pp. 1125-1146, 2006.

6. Zhu, J., Ru, C.Q., and Mioduchowski, A., Surface energy-driven adhesion of two opposing microcantilevers, Acta Mechanica, Vol. 184, pp. 33-45, 2006.

5. Sun, D., Zhu, J., Lai, C., and Tso, S.K., A visual sensing application to a climbing cleaning robot on the glass surface, Mechatronics, Vol. 14, pp. 1089-1104, 2004.

4. Zhu, J., Sun, D., and Tso, S.K., Application of a service climbing robot with motion planning and visual sensing, Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 20, pp. 189-199, 2003.

3. Zhu, J., Sun, D., and Tso, S.K., Vision Guidance for a Climbing Cleaning Robot, In “Mechatronics and Machine Vision – Current Practice”, Ed J Billingsley, Science Studies Press Ltd, UK, pp. 23-32, 2002.

2. Zhu, J., Sun, D., and Tso, S.K., Development of a tracked climbing robot, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, Vol. 35, pp. 427-444, 2002.

1. Zhu, J., Shao, H., and Wang, X.S., , Study on restraining the residual vibration of flexible arm by planning acceleration, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 245-250, 2000 (English edition).


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