Publications

2019

Compound micromachines powered by acoustic streaming

M. Kaynak; F. Ayhan; S. Sakar 

2019-08-12. ICRA 2019 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 20-24, 2019. p. 225-230. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2019.8793481.

Surface and bulk stresses drive morphological changes in fibrous microtissues

E. Mailand; B. Li; J. Eyckmans; N. Bouklas; S. Sakar 

Biophysical Journal. 2019-07-31. Vol. 117, num. 5, p. 975-986. DOI : 10.1016/j.bpj.2019.07.041.

Programmable microencapsulation for enhanced mesenchymal stem cell persistence and immunomodulation

A. S. Mao; B. Ozkale; N. J. Shah; K. H. Vining; T. Descombes et al. 

Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2019-07-30. Vol. 116, num. 31, p. 15392-15397. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1819415116.

Modular soft robotic microdevices for dexterous biomanipulation

B. A. Özkale Edelmann; R. F. Penacho Parreira; A. Bekdemir; L. Pancaldi-Giubbini; E. Ozelci et al. 

Lab on a Chip. 2019-02-04. Vol. 19, num. 5, p. 778-788. DOI : 10.1039/c8lc01200h.

Adaptive locomotion of artificial microswimmers

H. Huang; F. E. Uslu; P. Katsamba; E. Lauga; S. Sakar et al. 

Science Advances. 2019-01-18. Vol. 5, num. 1, p. eaau1532. DOI : 10.1126/sciadv.aau1532.

Universal Soft Robotic Microgripper

H. Jia; E. Mailand; J. Zhou; Z. Huang; G. Dietler et al. 

Small. 2019. Vol. 15, num. 4, p. 1803870. DOI : 10.1002/smll.201803870.

2018

A model for cellular mechanotransduction and contractility at finite strain

N. Bouklas; S. Sakar; W. A. Curtin 

Zamm-Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik Und Mechanik. 2018. Vol. 98, num. 10, p. 1754-1770. DOI : 10.1002/zamm.201700368.

Engineering Control over 3D Morphogenesis by Tissue Origami

S. Sakar; B. Baker 

Developmental Cell. 2018. Vol. 44, num. 2, p. 131-132. DOI : 10.1016/j.devcel.2018.01.005.

2017

Optimization of Tail Geometry for the Propulsion of Soft Microrobots

H. Huang; Q. Chao; S. Sakar; B. Nelson 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2017. Vol. 2, p. 727-732. DOI : 10.1109/LRA.2017.2651167.

Robotically controlled microprey to resolve initial attack modes preceding phagocytosis

S. Schuerle; I. A. Vizcarra; J. Moeller; S. Sakar; B. A. Özkale Edelmann et al. 

Science Robotics. 2017. Vol. 2. DOI : 10.1126/scirobotics.aah6094.

2016

Magnetic microrobots with addressable shape control

H. Hen-Wei; S. Sakar; K. Riederer; N. Shamsudhin; A. Petruska et al. 

2016. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, 16-21 May 2016. DOI : 10.1109/ICRA.2016.7487315.

Soft micromachines with programmable motility and morphology

H-W. Huang; S. Sakar; A. J. Petruska; S. Pané; B. J. Nelson 

Nature Communications. 2016. Vol. 7, p. 12263. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms12263.

Cellular forces and matrix assembly coordinate fibrous tissue repair

S. Sakar; J. Eyckmans; R. Pieters; D. Eberli; B. Nelson et al. 

Nature Communications. 2016. Vol. 7, num. 11036. DOI : 10.1038/ncomms11036.

Magnetoelectric micromachines with wirelessly controlled navigation and functionality

X-Z. Chen; S. Naveen; M. Hoop; R. Pieters; E. Siringil et al. 

Materials Horizons. 2016. Vol. 3, p. 113-118. DOI : 10.1039/C5MH00259A.

Magnetically Driven Silver-coated Nanocoils for Efficient Bacterial Contact Killing

M. Hoop; Y. Shen; X. Chen; F. Mushtaq; S. Sakar et al. 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2016. Vol. 26, p. 1063-1069. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.201504463.

2015

Contractility Mediated Wound Closure in Mesenchymal 3D Microtissues

S. Sakar; J. Eyckmans; R. Pieters; D. Eberli; B. Nelson et al. 

2015.  p. 157.

Magnetically Driven Bi2O3/BiOCl-based Hybrid Microrobots for Photocatalytic Water Remediation

F. Mushtaq; M. Guerrero; S. Sakar; M. Hoop; A. Lindo et al. 

Journal of Materials Chemistry. a. 2015. Vol. 3, p. 23670-23676. DOI : 10.1039/C5TA05825B.

The Biocompatibility and Anti-Biofouling Properties of Magnetic Core-Shell [email protected] NWs/AAO Nanocomposites

A. Lindo; E. Pellicer; A. Zeeshan; R. Grisch; J. Sort et al. 

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics -Cambridge- Royal Society of Chemistry. 2015. Vol. 17, p. 13274-13279. DOI : 10.1039/C5CP01019E.

3D Printed Microtransporters: Compound Micromachines for Spatiotemporally Controlled Delivery of Therapeutic Agents

T. Huang; S. Sakar; A. Mao; A. Petruska; F. Qiu et al. 

Advanced Materials. 2015. Vol. 27, p. 6644-6650. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201503095.

Cell-mediated Fibre Recruitment Drives Extracellular Matrix Mechanosensing in Engineered Fibrillar Microenvironments

B. Baker; B. Trappmann; W. Wang; S. Sakar; I. Kim et al. 

Nature Materials. 2015. Vol. 14, p. 1262-1268. DOI : 10.1038/nmat4444.

Shape-switching Microrobots for Medical Applications: The Influence of Shape in Drug Delivery and Locomotion

S. Fusco; H. Huang; K. Peyer; C. Peters; M. Haberli et al. 

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2015. Vol. 7, p. 6803-6811. DOI : 10.1021/acsami.5b00181.

Real-time, Automated Characterization of 3D Morphology and Mechanics of Developing Plant Cells

D. Felekis; H. Hogler; G. Mecja; S. Muntwyler; A. Nestorova et al. 

International Journal of Robotics Research. 2015. Vol. 8, p. 1136-1146. DOI : 10.1177/0278364914564231.