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  • Bryant, M., Meller, M., and Garcia, E., "Toward Variable Recruitment Fluidic Artificial Muscles," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 16-18, Snowbird, UT, No. 3136, 2013.
  • Meller, M., Bryant, M., and Garcia, E., "Hydraulic artificial muscle actuators," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 16-18, Snowbird, UT, No. 3210, 2013.
  • Shafer, M.W., MacCurdy, R., and Garcia, E., "Testing of vibrational energy harvesting on flying birds," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 16-18, Snowbird, UT, No. 3063, 2013.
  • Meller, M. and Garcia, E., "Bioinspired hydraulic control systems," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Ball, E.J., Lin, Y., and Garcia, E., "Characterization and modeling of geometric variations in McKibben pneumatic artificial muscles," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Bryant, M.J., Schlichting A.D., and Garcia, E., "Investigating synchronized switching in aeroelastic flutter energy harvesting," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Schlichting, A.D., Phadke, A., and Garcia, E., "Practical implementation of piezoelectric energy harvesting synchronized switching schemes," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Shafer, M.W. and Garcia, E., "Fundamental power limits of piezoelectric energy harvesters based on material strength," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Gomez, J.C., Bryant, M.J., and Garcia, E., "Unsteady aerodynamics in ornithopter flight," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, March 10-14, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  • Meller, M. and Garica, E., "4/5 Spool Valve with the Ability to Dangle," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA, No. 8161, 2012.
  • Schlichting, A., Shafer, M.W., and Garcia, E., "Multi-Source Energy Harvesting Schemes with Piezoelectrics and Photovoltaics and System Power Management for an Avian Bio-logger," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA, No. 8130, 2012.
  • Shafer, M.W., Bryant, M., and Garcia, E., "A practical power maximization design guide for piezoelectric energy harvesters inspired by avian bio-loggers,"Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA, No. 8071, 2012.
  • Bryant, M., Tse, R., and Garcia, E., "Investigation of Host Structure Compliance in Aeroelastic Energy Harvesting," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA, No. 7978, 2012.
  • Garcia, E., Shafer, M.W., Bryant, M., Schlichting, A., and Kogan, B., "Insight and applications in energy harvesting from bullets to birds," Proc. 4th Inter. Conf. Smart Mater. Struct. Syst., Invited Presentation, June 10-14, Montecatini Terme, Italy, 2012.
  • Shafer, M.W., MacCurdy, R., Garcia, E., and Winkler, D., "Harvestable vibrational energy from an avian source: theoretical predictions vs. measured values," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 11-15, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  • Meller, M.A., Tiwari, R., Wajecs, K.B., Moses, C., Reveles, I., and Garcia, E., "Hydraulically actuated artifical muscles," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 11-15, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  • Bryant, M., Shafer, M.W., and Garcia, E., "Power and efficiency analysis of a flapping wing wind energy harvester" Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 11-15, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  • Schlichting, A., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E., "Passive Multi-Source Energy Harvesting Schemes: Multiplicity of Piezoelectrics," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 18-21, Scottsdale, AZ, 2011.
  • Shafer, M.W., and Garcia, E., "Maximum and Practical Sustainably Harvestable Vibrational Power from Avian Subjects," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 18-21, Scottsdale, AZ, 2011.
  • Bryant, M., Mahtani, R.L., and Garcia, E., "Synergistic Wake Interactions in Aeroelastic Flutter Vibration Energy Harvester Arrays," Proc. of ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept. 18-21, Scottsdale, AZ, 2011.
  • Bryant, M., and Garcia, E., "Toward Optimal Configuration of Aeroelastic Flutter Energy Harvesting Arrays," Proc. of EuroMech Colloquium 530, Structural Control and Energy Harvesting, July 25-27, Bristol, U.K., 2011
  • Reissman, T., MacCurdy, R.B., and Garcia, E., "Electrical Power Generation From Insect Flight," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Bryant, M., Wolff, E., Garcia, E. "Parametric design study of an aeroelastic flutter energy harvester," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Meller, M., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E. "Directional Control Valve with the Ability to 'Dangle," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Shafer, M., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E. "Closed loop control in the tobacco Hawkmoth, Manduca sexta," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Hurst, A. and Garcia, E. "Controller design for a morphing, perching aircraft," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Tiwari, R., Buch, N., and Garcia, E. "Battery model for energy harvesting systems," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Schlichting, A., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E. "Multi-Source Energy Harvester Power Management," Proc. SPIE Conference on Smart Structures and Materials: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA, 2011.
  • Hurst, A. and Garcia, E. "Controller Design for Bio-Inspired Morphing Aircraft," ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 2010.
  • Schlichting, A., Tiwari, R., and Garcia, E. "Combined AC and DC Energy Harvesting Methods," ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 2010.
  • Bryant, M., Isenberg, M., and Garcia, E. "Investigation of Wake Effects in Aeroelastic Flutter Vibration Energy Harvesting," ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, 2010. .
  • Tiwari, R., Schlichting, A., Harris, J.H., Reissman, T., and Garcia, E. "Multi-Source Power Harvester for Cyborg Micro Air Vehicle," Proceedings of the ASME IDETC & CIE, 2010.
  • Bryant, M. and Garcia, E. "Modeling and Parameter Optimization of an Aeroelastic Flutter Energy Harvester," 16th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 27-July 2, State College, PA, 2010.
  • Fang, A., Bryant, M., Garcia, E. "Energy Harvesting and Embedded RF Wireless Sensor Systems for Helicopter Blades," American Helicopter Society Forum 66, May 11-13, Phoenix, AZ, 2010.
  • Wolff, E., and Garcia, E. "Parametric Design Study of an Aeroelastic Flutter Energy Harvester," AIAA Region I-NE Student Conference, April 23-24, Boston, MA, 2010.
  • Bryant, M., Fang, A., Garcia, E. "Self-powered smart blade: Helicopter blade energy harvesting," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Fang, A., Bryant, M., Garcia, E. "Self-powered smart blade: helicopter blade power extraction and conditioning for on-blade RF wireless embedded sensor systems," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Geeng, F., Manzo, J. E., and Garcia, E. "Active Rigidity Joint," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E. "Ornithopter Transition Trajectories," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Cuji, E., Lukaczyk, T. and Garcia, E. "Aircraft Dynamics, Wind Tunnel Testing and CFD Flow Visualization of Two Linked UAVs Flying at Close Proximity," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Design of Energy Harvesting Systems for Harnessing Vibrational Motion from Human and Vehicular Motion," Smart Structures and Materials 2010: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 7-11, San Diego, CA. Published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7645, 2010.
  • Wickenheiser, A., Daitch, C., and Garcia, E. "Transient Charging Behavior of Combined Energy Harvesting from Piezoelectric and Thermoelectric Sources," 5th Annual Energy Harvesting Workshop, March 3-4, Roanoke, VA. 2010.
  • Chung, A. J., Cordovez B., Reissman T., MacCurdy, R., Garcia, E. and Erickson, D. "Chemically controlled insect cyborgs using implantable multi-reservoir microfluidic device" Micro-Total Analysis Systems (microTAS), Jeju, Republic of Korea, November 2009.
  • Fang, A., Bryant, M., Garcia, E. "Energy Harvesting and Embedded RF Wireless Sensor Systems for Helicopter Blades," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 22-23, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2009.
  • Cuji, E. and Garcia, E. "Simulation and Wind Tunnel Testing of Close Proximity Aerodynamics of Two Linked UAVs," Proc. 20th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Hong Kong, China, 2009.
  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia E. "Ornithopter Flight Maneuver Control," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, September 21-23, Oxnard, CA, 2009.
  • Bryant, M. and Garcia, E. "Energy harvesting: a key to wireless sensor nodes," Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, July 8-11, Weihai, China, 2009.
  • Miller, A.K., Walters, M., Griffith, D.T., Garcia, E. "Identification of Structural Nonlinear Behavior Using Singular Value Decomposition Methods," 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference 17th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference 11th AIAA No, Palm Springs, California, May 4-7, 2009.
  • Hurst, A., Wickenheiser, A. M., and Garcia, E. "Controller Evaluation for UAV Perching Maneuver," 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference 17th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference 11th AIAA No, Palm Springs, California, May 4-7, 2009 ., 2009.
  • Manzo, J. E. and Garcia, E. "Desing of a Bat-Wing Morphing Aircraft with Embedded SMA/SMP 'Smart Joint' Actuators," Smart Structures and Materials 2009: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems III, March 8-12, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7288, 2009.
  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia, E. "Combined Power Harvesting from AC and DC Sources," Smart Structures and Materials 2009: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems III, March 8-12, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7288, 2009.
  • Bryant, M. J. and Garcia, E. "Development of an Aeroelastic Vibration Power Harvester," Smart Structures and Materials 2009: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems III, March 8-12, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7288, 2009.
  • Reissman, T., Wolff, E., and Garcia, E. "Piezoelectric Resonance Shifting Using Tunable Nonlinear Stiffness," Smart Structures and Materials 2009: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems III, March 8-12, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 7288, 2009.
  • MacCurdy, R.B., Reissman, T., Garcia, E. and Winkler, D. "A Methodology for Applying Energy Harvesting to Extend Wildlife Tag Lifetime," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31-November 6, Boston, MA. published in: ASME IMECE2008-68082, 2008.
  • Reissman, T. and Garcia, E. "Surgically Implanted Energy Harvesting Devices for Renewable Power Sources in Insect Cyborgs," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31 - November 6, Boston, MA. published in: ASME IMECE2008-68136, 2008.
  • Hurst, A. C., Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia E. "Estimation and Control of a Bio-Inspired Morphing Aircraft," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Manzo, J. E., Leylek, E. A. and Garcia E. "Drawing Insight from Nature: A Bat Wing for Morphing Aircraft," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Manzo, J. E. and Garcia E. "The Smart Joint: Model and Optimization of a Shape Memory Alloy/Shape Memory Polymer Composite Actuator," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Cuji, E. and Garcia E. "Aircraft Dynamics for Symmetric and Asymmetric V-Shape Morphing Wings," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia E. "The Effects of Shape Reconfiguration on Morphing Aircraft in Perching Maneuvers," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Reissman T. and Garcia E. "An Ultra-Lightweight Multi-Source Power Harvesting System for Insect Cyborg Sentinels," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008. (Honorable Mention for Best Student Paper)
  • Reissman T., MacCurdy, R. B. and Garcia E. "Experimental Study of the Mechanics of Motion of Flapping Insect Flight Under Weight Loading," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia E. "Ornithopter Trajectory Generation with Stabilization," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, October 28-30, Ellicott City, MD, 2008.
  • Wickenheiser, A., Reissman, T., Garcia, E. and Wu, W. "The Effects of Electromechanical Coupling on Transient Charging Behavior in Piezoelectric Power Harvesting," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 23-24, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2006.
  • Reissman, T. and Garcia, E. "Electro-Mechanical Effect on Resonances in Fan-Folded Piezoelectric Beam Structures," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 23-24, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2008.
  • Wickenheiser, A. M., Reissman, T., Garcia, E. and Wu, W. J. "A Study of the Transient Charging Behavior of Several Approaches to Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting," 19th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 6-9, Ascona, Switzerland, 2008.
  • Reissman, T. and Garcia, E. "Cyborg MAVs Using Power Harvesting and Behavioral Control Schemes," 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems, June 8-13, Acireale, Sicily, 2008.
  • Garcia, E., Wickenheiser, A., Dietl, J. and Manzo, J. "Morphing Aircraft in Perching Maneuvers," 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems, June 8-13, Acireale, Sicily, 2008.
  • Leylek, E., Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "A Bat-wing Aircraft Using the Smart Joint Mechanism," 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems, June 8-13, Acireale, Sicily, 2008.
  • Hurst, A., Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Localization and Perching Maneuver Tracking for a Morphing UAV," Position Localization and Navigation Symposium, May 5-8, Monterey, CA, 2008.
  • Cuji, E. A. and Garcia, E. "Prediction of Aircraft Dynamics and Control with Shape Changing Wings," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Leylek, E. A., Manzo, J. E. and Garcia, E. "Analysis of Bat Wings for Morphing," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Berry, M. and Garcia, E. "Bio-Inspired Shape Memory Acuated Hexapod Robot," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E. "Stability in Hovering Ornithopter Flight," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6930, 69300N, 2008.
  • Manzo, J. E. and Garcia, E. "Optimization and Implementation of the Smart Joint Actuator," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • MacCurdy, R. B., Reissman, T. and Garcia, E. "Energy Management of Multicomponent Power Harvesting Systems," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Reissman, T., Park, J. S. and Garcia, E. "Microsolenoid Electromagnetic Power Harvesting for Vibrating Systems," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Wickenheiser, A. M. and Garcia, E. "Mission Performance of a Solar- and Microwave-Powered Aircraft," Smart Structures and Materials 2008: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems II, March 10-13, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6928, 2008.
  • Reissman, T., Dietl, J. M. and Garcia, E. "Modeling and Experimental Verification of Geometry Effects on Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters," 3rd Annual Energy Harvesting Workshop, February 24-27, Santa Fe, NM, 2007.
  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Active Rigidity Smart Joint for a Bat-Wing Micro Air Vehicle," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-15, Seattle, WA. published in: ASME IMECE2007-43065, 2007.
  • Cuji, E. and Garcia, E. "Analytic Modeling of the Aerodynamics of Shape Changing Wings," 18th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 3-5, Ottawa, ON, 2007.
  • Hurst, A. and Garcia, E. "Towards Automated Landings of a Morphing UAV," 18th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 3-5, Ottawa, ON, 2007.
  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Dynamic Wind Tunnel Testing of Perching Maneuvers," 18th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 3-5, Ottawa, ON, 2007.
  • Reissman, T., Crawford, J. and Garcia, E. "Insect Cyborgs: A New Frontier in Flight Control Systems," Smart Structures and Materials 2007: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 18-22, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6525, 65250N, 2007.
  • Dietl, J. and Garcia, E. "Ornithopter Flight Stabilization," Smart Structures and Materials 2007: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 18-22, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6525, 65250K, 2007.
  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Evolutionary Flight and Enabling Smart Actuator Devices," Smart Structures and Materials 2007: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 18-22, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6525, 65250L, 2007.
  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Perching Aerodynamics and Trajectory Optimization," Smart Structures and Materials 2007: Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 18-22, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6525, 65250O, 2007.
  • Manzo, J. and Garcia, E. "Smart Material Mechanisms for Morphing Aircraft," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 12-13, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006.
  • Dietl, J. and Garcia, E. "MEMS Power Harvesting Concepts," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 12-13, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006.
  • Wickenheiser, A. and Garcia, E. "Perching Trajectory Optimization Through Aircraft Morphing," CanSmart International Workshop on Smart Materials and Smart Structures, October 12-13, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2006.
  • Alcazar, J. and Garcia, E. "Interconnecting Robotic Subsystems in a Network," 6th International Conference on Complex Systems, June 25-30, Boston, MA, 2006.
  • Reissman, T., Fang A., Garcia, E., Kirby, B.J., Viard, R., and Fauchet, P. "Inorganic Proton Exchange Membranes," 4th ASME International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, June 19-21, Irvine, CA, 2006.
  • Reissman, T., Garcia, E., Lobontiu, N., and Nam, Y. "Transfer function characterization of thermally-actuated displacement-amplified micro-eletromechanical systems (MEMS)," Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Smart Electronics, MEMS, BioMEMS, and Nanotechnology, February 26 - March 2, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6172, 61721B, 2006.
  • Reissman, T., Garcia, E., Lobontiu, N., and Nam, Y. "Integrated electrostatic microsensors for the development of modeling techniques of defects in the actuation of large micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)," Microlithography 2006: Metrology, Inspection, and Process Control for Microlithography, February 19-24, San Jose, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 6152, 615238, 2006.
  • Dietl, J., and Garcia, E. "Kinematic Variation and Modeling for Design in Ornithoptic Flight," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-11, Orlando, FL, 2005.
  • March, A., Bradley, C., and Garcia, E. "Aerodynamic Properties of Avian Flight as a Function of Wing Shape," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-11, Orlando, FL, 2005.
  • Manzo, J., Garcia, E., Wickenheiser, A., and Horner, G. "Design of a shape-memory alloy actuated macro-scale morphing aircraft mechanism," Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5764, pp. 232-240, 2005.
  • Wickenheiser, A., Garcia, E., and Waszak, M. "Longitudinal dynamics of a perching aircraft concept," Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 6-10, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5764, pp. 192-202, 2005.
  • Shydo, R., Garcia, E., and Harris, J. "A remotely activated SMA actuated naval tie-down system," Smart Structures and Materials 2005: Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, March 6-10, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5762, pp. 56-64, 2005.
  • Wickenheiser, A., and Garcia, E. "Modeling and Control of Morphing Air Vehicles," 15th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 25-27, Bar Harbor, ME, 2004.
  • Alcazar, J. "A Simple Approach to the Multi-Predator Multi-Prey Pursuit Domain," 5th International Conference on Complex Systems, May 16-21, Boston, MA, 2004.
  • Manzo, J., Garcia, E., Wickenheiser, A., and Horner, G. "Adaptive structural systems and compliant skin technology of morphing aircraft structures," Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 14-17, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5390, pp. 225-234, 2004.
  • Wickenheiser, A., Garcia, E., and Waszak, M. "Evaluation of bio-inspired morphing concepts with regard to aircraft dynamics and performance," Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 14-17, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5390, pp. 202-211, 2004.
  • Garcia, E., Lobontiu, N., Nam, Y., Ilic, R., and Reissman, T. "Shape optimization of microcantilevers for mass variation detection and AFM applications," Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 14-17, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5390, pp. 421-428, 2004.
  • Garcia, E., Lobontiu, N., and Nam, Y. "Mechanics of MEMS: a review of modeling, analysis, and design," Smart Structures and Materials 2004: Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, March 14-17, San Diego, CA. published in: Proc. SPIE Vol. 5390, pp. 400-409, 2004.
  • Garcia, E., Lobontiu, N. and Nam, Y. "Tuning the Static and Modal Response of Microcantilevers Through Lumped-Parameter Model-Based Design," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 16-21, Washington, DC, 2003.
  • Garcia, E., Nam, Y. and Lobontiu, N. "Architectures for Integration of Cellular Microscale Actuator Arrays," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 16-21, Washington, DC, 2003.