(Last update: April 2017)

Journals
  • Yim S., Miyashita S., Rus, D., and Kim, S. (2017) A Teleoperated Micromanipulation System Manufactured by Cut-and-Fold Techniques. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 33(2), 456-467. DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2016.2636904
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  • Miyashita, S., Audretsch, C., Nagy, Z., Fuchslin, R., and Pfeifer, R. (2015) Mechanical Catalysis on the Centimeter ScaleJournal of the Royal Society Interface. 12: 20141271. 
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    http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/12/104/20141271
  • Miyashita, S., DiDio, I., Ananthabhotla, I., An, B., Sung, C., Arabagi, S., and Rus, D. (2015) Folding Angle Regulation by Curved Crease Design for Self-Assembling Origami Propellers. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics7(2), 021013.
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  • Miyashita, S., Onal. D. C., and Rus, D. (2015) Multi-crease Self-folding by Global Heating. Journal of Artificial Life21(4), 398–411  (Invited). 
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  • Miyashita, S., Meeker L., Tolley, T. M., Wood, J. R., and Rus, D. (2014) Self-Folding Miniature Elastic Electric Device. The IOP Journal Smart Materials and Structures23 094005, doi:10.1088/0964-1726/23/9/094005. 
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    http://iopscience.iop.org/0964-1726/23/9/094005/
  • Tolley, T. M., Felton, M. S., Miyashita, S., Aukes, D., Rus, D., and Wood, J. R. (2014) Self-Folding Origami: Shape Memory Composites Activated by Uniform Heating. The IOP Journal Smart Materials and Structures, 23, 094006, doi:10.1088/0964-1726/23/9/094006. 
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  • Damian, D. D., Miyashita, S.Aoyama, A., Cadosch, D., Huang, P-T., Amman, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2014) Automated physiological recovery of avocado plants for plant-based adaptive machines. Adaptive Behavior, 22(2), 109-122. 
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  • Miyashita, S., Diller, E., and Sitti, M. (2013) Two-Dimensional Magnetic Micro-Module Reconfigurations Based on Inter-Modular Interactions. International Journal of Robotics Research, 32, 591-615. 
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  • Miyashita, S., Nakajima, K., Nagy, Z., and  Pfeifer, R. (2013) Self-organized Translational Wheeling Motion in Stochastic Self-assembling Modules. Journal of Artificial Life, 19(1), 79-95. 
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    http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/ARTL_a_00082
  • Nakajima, K., Tientcheu, A., Miyashita, S., Goldi, M., Fuchslin, R., and Pfeifer, R. (2012). Morphology-Induced Collective Behaviors: Switching of Segregation Observed in Water Floating Elements, PLoS ONE. 7(6): e37805. 
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    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0037805
  • Diller, E., Miyashita, S., and Sitti, M. (2012). Wirelessly Addressable Magnetic Composite Micropumps. RSC Advances. 2 (9), 3850-3856.  
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  • Miyashita, S., and Pfeifer, R. (2011). Attributes of Two Dimensional Magnetic Self-Assembly. Adaptive Behavior. 20 (2), 117-130.  
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  • Miyashita, S., Goldi, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2011). How reverse reactions influence the yield rate of stochastic self-assembly. International Journal of Robotics Research, 30, 627-641.
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    http://ijr.sagepub.com/content/30/5/627.short
  • Miyashita, S., Nagy, Z., Nelson, B. J., and Pfeifer, R. (2009). The influence of shape on parallel self-assembly. Entropy, 11, 643-666.
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  • Labhart, N. and Miyashita, S. (2008) Adaptation of a distributed controller depending on morphology. Artificial Life and Robotics, 12, 38-42.
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  • Miyashita, S. (2007). Morphogenesis of 3D sheets exploiting a spatial condition. Artificial Life and Robotics, 11, 139-144.
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  • Miyashita, S. and Murata, S. (2007). Emerging cell array based on reaction-diffusion. Artificial Life and Robotics, 11, 32-36.
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Patents
  • Rus, D., Miyashita, S., Damian, D. Systems and Internal Methods of Treatment Using Origami Robot, U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 62/325,665, Filing Date: April 21, 2016
  • Sitti, M., Diller, E., and Miyashita, S., (2014 Aug. 14) Remotely Addressable Magnetic Composite Micro-Actuators, Publication number US20140225694 A1, Application number US 14/180,427. 
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Peer Reviewed Conference Papers
  • Sung, R. C., Lin, R., Miyashita, S., Yim, S., Kim, S., and Rus, D. (2017) Self-folded Soft Robotic Structures with Controllable Joints, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), to appear.
  • Ingham, E., Miyashita, S., and Damian, D. (2017) Elastomeric Spring Actuator Using Nylon Wires, Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference (TAROS), to appear.
  • Thorn, A., Afacan, D., Ingham, E., Kavak, C., Miyashita, S., and Damian, D. (2017) Low-power and Low-cost Stiffness-variable Oesophageal Tissue Phantom, Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference (TAROS), to appear
  • Miyashita, S., Guitron, S., Yoshida, K., Li, S., Damian, D. D., and Rus, D. (2016) Ingestible, Controllable, and Degradable Origami Robot for Patching Stomach Wounds, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 909-916 (Acceptance rate: 34.7%).
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  • Miyashita, S., Guitron, S., Ludersdorfer, M., Sung, C., and Rus, D. (2015) An Untethered Miniature Origami Robot that Self-folds, Walks, Swims, and Degrades, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1490-1496  (Acceptance rate: 41%, Finalist of the best conference paper award). 
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  • Sanneman, L., Ajilo, D., DelPreto, J., Mehta, A., Miyashita, S., Poorheravi, A. N., Ramirez, C., Yim, S., Kim, S., and Rus D. (2015) A Distributed Robot Garden System, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 6120-6127 (Acceptance rate: 41%).
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  • Fries, F., Miyashita, S., Rus, D., Pfeifer, R., and Damian, D. D. (2014) Electromagnetically Driven Soft Actuator. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. pp. 309-314. (Acceptance rate: 59%, Best conference paper award)
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  • Miyashita, S., Meeker, L., Goldi, M., Kawahara, Y., and Rus, D. (2014) Self-Folding Printable Elastic Electric Devices: Resistor, Capacitor, and Inductor. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1446-1453, Hong Kong (Acceptance rate: 50.4%). 
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  • An, B., Miyashita, S., Tolley, T. M., Aukes, M., Meeker, L., Demaine, D. E., Demaine, L. M., Wood, J. R., and Rus, D. (2014) An End-to-End Approach to Making Self-Folded 3D Surface Shapes by Uniform Heating. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 1466-1473, Hong Kong (Acceptance Rate: 50.4%). 
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  • Miyashita, S., Onal, D. C., and Rus, D. (2013) Self-pop-up Cylindrical Structure by Global Heating, In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4065-4071, Tokyo, Japan (Acceptance rate: 43%). 
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  • Tolley, T. M., Felton, M. S., Miyashita, S., Xu, L., Shin B-H., Zhou, M., Rus D., and Wood J. R. (2013) Self-Folding Shape Memory Laminates for Automated Fabrication, In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 4931-4936, Tokyo, Japan (Acceptance rate: 43%). 
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  • Diller, E., Miyashita, S., and Sitti, M. (2012) Magnetic Hysteresis for Multi-State Addressable Magnetic Microrobotic Control. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Algarve, Portugal, October, pp. 2325-2331. (Acceptance rate: 45%). 
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  • Cadosch, D., Huang, P-T., Damian, D. D., Miyashita, S., Aoyama, A. and Pfeifer, R. (2011) Attempt on Plant Machine Interface: Towards Self-monitoring Plant Systems In IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 791-796. (Acceptance rate: 64%). 
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  • Ngouabeu, A. M. T., Miyashita, S., Fuchslin, R., Nakajima, K., Goldi, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2010) Self-organized segregation effect on self-assembling robots. In The Twelfth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (Articial Life XII), pp. 232-238, Odense, Denmark.
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  • Nagy, Z., Miyashita, S. Muntwyler, S., Cherukuri, A. K., Abbott, J. J., Pfeifer, R., and Nelson, B. J. (2009) Morphology detection for magnetically self-assembled modular robots. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5281-5286, St. Louis, USA. (Acceptance rate: 54%). 
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  • Miyashita, S., Casanova, F., Lungarella, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2008) Peltier-based freeze-thaw connector for waterborne self-assembly systems. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September, pp. 1325-1330. (Acceptance rate: 48.8%). 
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  • Miyashita, S., Kessler, M., and Lungarella, M. (2008). How morphology affects self-assembly in a stochastic modular robot. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pasadena, USA, May. (Acceptance rate: 43.4%). 
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  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2007). Water floating self-assembling agents. In KES Symposium on Agent and Multi-Agent Systems (KES-AMSTA), Wroclaw, Poland, May. (Acceptance rate: 23.7%). 
  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2007). Self-assemble of water floating active units. In IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics (ICM), Kumamoto, Japan, May.
  • Miyashita, S. and Hotz, P. E. (2006). Morphogenetic evolution of 3D sheets exploiting a spatial constraint. In IEEE Congress on Computational Intelligence (CEC), Vancouver, Canada, July, pp. 9203-9210. (Acceptance rate: 57%). 
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  • Miyashita, S. and Murata, S. (2005). Topology changes enable reaction-diffusion to generate forms. In International Conference on European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL), Canterbury, England, September, pp. 159-168. (Acceptance rate: 49.3%). 
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Theses
  • Miyashita, S. (2011). Effect of Morphology on Scalable Self-Assembling Robots -in Pursuit of Living Artificial Systems-. Ph.D. thesis, University of Zurich. 
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  • Miyashita, S. (2004). Emerging Network Structure based on Reaction-Diffusion. Master thesis, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Book chapter contributions
  • Miyashita, S., (2014) Opinions and Outlooks on Morphological Computation. chapter Molecules and Robots. ISBN: 978-3-033-04515-6.
  • Miyashita, S., Tientcheu, A., Fuchslin, R., Nakajima, K., Audretsch, C., and Pfeifer, R. (2011). Bio-Inspired Self-Organizing Robotic Systems, chapter Basic Problems in Self-Assembling Robots and a Case Study of Segregation on Tribolon Platform. pp. 173-191, Springer, ISBN: 3642207596
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  • Miyashita, S., Casanova, F., Lungarella, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2010). Cutting Edge Robotics 2010, chapter Peltier-Based Freeze-Thaw Connector for Waterborne Self-Assembly Systems, pp. 187-198. In-Tech, ISBN: 978-953-307-062-9.  
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  • Miyashita, S., Lungarella, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2009). Artificial Life Models in Hardware, chapter Tribolon: Water Based Self-assembly Robot, pp. 161-184. Springer, ISBN: 978-1-84882-529-1.
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  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2007). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications, vol. 4496/2007, chapter Water Floating Self-assembling Agents, pp. 665-674. Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-72829-0.
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  • Miyashita, S. and Murata, S. (2005). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Artificial Life, vol. 3630/2005, chapter Topology Changes Enable Reaction-Diffusion to Generate Forms, pp. 159-168. Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-28848-0.
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Abstract Refereed Conferences / Workshops
  • Miyashita, S., and Rus, D. (2013) Multi-crease Self-folding by Uniform Heating. In 12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL), Taormina, Italy.
  • Tolley, M., Felton, M. S., Miyashita, S., Rus, D., and Wood J. R. (2013) Low-Cost Self-Folding Shape Memory Polymer Laminates. In ASME 2013 conference on smart materials, adaptive structures and intelligent systems (ASME-SMASIS 2013).
  • Miyashita, S. and Rus, D. (2013) Multi-crease Structures by “Baking”. In International Workshop on Soft Robotics and Morphological Computation, Monte Verita, Switzerland.
  • Tolley, M. T., Felton S. M., Miyashita S., Xu L., Shin B.H., Rus D., Wood R. J. (2013) Approaches To Origami-Inspired Self-Folding Of Printable Robots, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) workshop: The Different Sizes of Small-Scale Robotics: from Nano- to Millimeter-Sized Robotic Systems and Applications.
  • Miyashita, S., Goldi, M., and Nakajima, K. (2011). Role of Morphology on Two Dimensional Magnetic Self-Assembly. In International Conference on Morphological Computation (ICMC2011).
  • Miyashita, S., Goldi, M., Audretsch, C., Fuechslin, R., and Pfeifer, R. (2010). The problems toward sub-millimeter scale self-assembling robots. In Workshop on Bio-Inspired Self-Organizing Robotic Systems, In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Anchorage, Alaska, May.
  • Miyashita, S., Aoyama, A., Nawa, M., Higashijima, J., Sakamoto, K., Nozoye, T., and Kobayashi, T. (2010). Hierarchical analysis on cognitive systems. In 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, January, p. 28.
  • Cadosch, D., Boller, M., Ammann, M., Damian, D. D., Miyashita, S., and Pfeifer, R. (2010). Attempt towards the cyborg-plant: Robotic response to water stress in avocados. In 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, January, p. 78.
  • Tientcheu, A., Goldi, M., Miyashita, S., Fuchslin, R., and Pfeifer, R. (2010). Achieving self-sorting in self-assembly systems. In 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, January, p. 93.
  • Goldi, M., Tientcheu, A., Miyashita, S., and Pfeifer, R. (2010). Numerical analysis of morphological influence on self-assembly robots. In 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys2010), ETH Zurich, Switzerland, January, p. 92.
  • Miyashita, S., Casanova, F., Lungarella, M., and Pfeifer, R. (2008). Tribolon: Water based self-assembly robot with freezing connector (movie). In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September. (Acceptance rate: 66.7%) 
  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2007). Tribolon - water floating self-assembling units. In International Conference on Morphological Computation (ICMC), Venice, Italy, March.
  • Labhart, N. and Miyashita, S. (2007). Adaptation of a distributed controller depending on morphology. In International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB), Beppu, Japan, January, pp. 454-457.
  • Labhart, N. and Miyashita, S. (2006). How morphology affects learning of a controller for movement. In International Conference on 50th Anniversary summit of AI (ASAI50), Monte-Verita, Switzerland, July.
  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2006). Technical proposal for an active floating element. In International Conference on 50th Anniversary summit of AI (ASAI50), Monte-Verita, Switzerland, July.
  • Miyashita, S. (2006). Morphogenesis of 3D sheets exploiting a spatial condition. In International Conference on on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB), Beppu, Japan, January, pp. 332-325.
  • Miyashita, S. and Murata, S. (2006). Emerging cell array based on reaction-diffusion. In International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (AROB), Beppu, Japan, January, pp. 309-312.

Non-refereed Conferences / Workshops
  • Miyashita, S. (2010). Design of a stay at a lab overseas. In The 28th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, Nagoya, Japan.
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  • Miyashita, S. (2009). The introduction of robotics research environment in Switzerland. In The 27th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, Yokohama, Japan, September.
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  • Aoyama, A. and Miyashita, S. (2009). Measurement of early brain activity evoked by environmental changes. In Multimedia and Cognitive Systems Summer School, Zurich, Switzerland, June.
  • Ray, S., Miyashita, S., and Pfeifer, R. (2009). Development of a shape memory alloy (SMA) actuator for magnetic switch in water based self-assembly robots. In Multimedia and Cognitive Systems Summer School, Zurich, Switzerland, June.
  • Miyashita, S. (2009). Tribolon: Water-based self-assembly system. In International Workshop on Robotics for Young Researchers, Boston, Massachusetts, March, p. 32.
  • Miyashita, S., Hadorn, M., and Hotz, P. E. (2007). Water floating active units. In Robotics and Mechatronics Conference (ROBOMEC), Akita, Japan, May, p. 112.
  • Miyashita, S. and Murata, S. (2004). Emergence structure based on reaction-diffusion. In Japanese Society for Science on Form, Saitama, Japan, July, vol. 19, p. 93.


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