Mehmet Mutlu

Research Assistant – PhD student, Biorobotics Laboratory, EPFL

Short bio

Mehmet Mutlu has a BSc (2011) and MSc (2014) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (METU). He is a PhD student in Robotics, Control, and Intelligent Systems (EDRS) and research assistant in Biorobotics Laboratory in EPFL. He is working on the development of modular robots and vision/locomotion based problems on them.

Publications

Journal Articles

A Neuro-Inspired Computational Model for a Visually Guided Robotic Lamprey Using Frame and Event Based Cameras

I. Youssef; M. Mutlu; B. Bayat; A. Crespi; S. Hauser et al. 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2020-02-10. Vol. 5, num. 2, p. 2395-2402. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2020.2972839.

Compliant universal grippers as adaptive feet in legged robots

S. Hauser; M. Mutlu; P. Banzet; A. Ijspeert 

Advanced Robotics. 2018-01-01. Vol. 32, num. 15, p. 825-836. DOI : 10.1080/01691864.2018.1496851.

Lagrangian Based Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Validation of a Planar Stabilized Platform for Mobile Systems

B. Rohani; Y. Yazicioglu; M. Mutlu; O. Ogucu; E. Akgul et al. 

Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 2014. Vol. 259, num. B, p. 955-964. DOI : 10.1016/j.cam.2013.10.018.

Conference Papers

Learning to walk in arbitrary legged morphologies

S. Hauser; M. Dujany; M. van der Sar; M. Mutlu; A. J. Ijspeert 

2019. 9ᵗʰ International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2019), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 20th–23rd, 2019. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-BIOROB-AMAM2019-74.

Cooperative bridge building by self-reconfigurable modular robotsbased on ants’ stigmergic behaviour

J. Nguyen-Duc; M. Mutlu; S. Hauser; A. Barnerdino; A. Ijspeert 

2019. 9ᵗʰ International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM 2019), EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 20th–23rd, 2019. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-BIOROB-AMAM2019-71.

Stiffness variability in jamming of compliant granules and a case study application in climbing vertical shafts

S. Hauser; M. Mutlu; F. Freundler; A. Ijspeert 

2018. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, Australia, p. 1559-1566. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8462899.

Playdough to Roombots: Towards a Novel Tangible User Interface for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots

M. Mutlu; S. Hauser; A. Bernardino; A. Ijspeert 

2018. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). p. 1970-1977. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8461248.

Stiffness variability in jamming of compliant granules and a case study application in climbing vertical shafts

S. Hauser; M. Mutlu; F. Freundler; A. Ijspeert 

2018-01-01. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, AUSTRALIA, May 21-25, 2018. p. 1559-1566.

Playdough to Roombots: Towards a Novel Tangible User Interface for Self-reconfigurable Modular Robots

M. Mutlu; S. Hauser; A. Bernardino; A. Ijspeert 

2018-01-01. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Brisbane, AUSTRALIA, May 21-25, 2018. p. 1970-1977.

Active stabilization of a stiff quadruped robot using local feedback

R. Vasconcelos; S. Hauser; F. Dzeladini; M. Mutlu; T. Horvat et al. 

2017-09-24. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada, September 24-28, 2017. p. 4903-4910. DOI : 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206369.

Self-reconfigurable modular robot interface using virtual reality: Arrangement of furniture made out of roombots modules

V. Nigolian; M. Mutlu; S. Hauser; A. Bernardino; A. Ijspeert 

2017-08-28. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Lisbon, Portugal, 28 Aug.-1 Sept. 2017. p. 772-778. DOI : 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172390.

Fast state-switching of a jamming-based foot

S. Hauser; K. Melo; M. Mutlu; A. Ijspeert 

2017. The 8th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM2017), Sapporo, Japan, June 27-30, 2017.

Natural user interface for lighting control: Case study on desktop lighting using modular robots

M. Mutlu; S. Bonardi; M. Vespignani; S. Hauser; A. Bernardino et al. 

2016. IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, New York City, NY, USA, August 26-31, 2016. p. 288-293.

Where to place cameras on a snake robot: Focus on camera trajectory and motion blur

M. Mutlu; K. Melo; M. Vespignani; A. Bernardino; A. J. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), West Lafayette, IN, 18-20 October 2015. p. 1-8. DOI : 10.1109/SSRR.2015.7442948.

Compliant snake robot locomotion on horizontal pipes

M. Vespignani; K. Melo; M. Mutlu; A. Ijspeert 

2015. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, October 18-20, 2015.

A Real-time Inertial Motion Blur Metric: Application to Frame Triggering Based Motion Blur Minimization

M. Mutlu; A. Saranli; U. Saranli 

2014. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China, 31 May – 7 June 2014. p. 671-676. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2014.6906926.

A Real-time Inertial Motion Blur Metric

M. Mutlu; A. Saranli; U. Saranli 

2014. 2014 22nd Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), Trabzon, Turkey, 23-25 April 2014. p. 2225-2228. DOI : 10.1109/SIU.2014.6830707.

A Comparative Evaluation of Adaptive and Non-adaptive Sliding Mode, LQR and PID Control for Platform Stabilization

E. Akgul; M. Mutlu; A. Saranli; Y. Yazicioglu 

2012. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 3-5 October 2012. p. 1547-1552. DOI : 10.1109/CCA.2012.6402701.

A Nonlinear Dynamic Strategy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Stabilized Platform in Planar Motion in One Body and Three Bodies

B. Rohani; E. Akgul; M. Mutlu; A. Saranli; Y. Yazicioglu 

2012. International Conference on Applied and Computational Mathematics, Ankara, Turkey, October 3-6, 2012.

Theses

Perception, control and planning for (self-)reconfigurable modular robots

M. H. Mutlu / A. Ijspeert; A. Bernardino (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Posters

Effects of joint compliance in quadrupedal locomotion

M. Mutlu; S. Hauser; A. Bernardino; A. Ijspeert 

The 8th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines (AMAM2017), Sapporo, Japan, June 27-30 2017.