Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel
Portland, Oregon, United States
25 - 29 March 2017
Conference 10162
Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication VII
Sunday - Monday 26 - 27 March 2017
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Dates
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Abstract Due:
12 September 2016

Author Notification:
21 November 2016

Manuscript Due Date:
27 February 2017

Conference
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Conference
Committee
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Conference Chair
Conference Co-Chairs
Program Committee
  • Javaan S. Chahl, Univ. of South Australia (Australia)
  • Francesco Chiadini, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno (Italy)
  • Carolyn Dry, Natural Process Design, Inc. (United States)
  • Olaf Karthaus, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)

Program Committee continued...
  • Mathias Kolle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
  • Kostya Kornev, Clemson Univ. (United States)
  • Bert Müller, Basel Univ. Hospital (Switzerland)
  • Akira Saito, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
  • Kathleen Stebe, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
  • Eric J. Warrant, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
  • Cordt Zollfrank, Technische Univ. München (Germany)

Sunday 26 March Show All Abstracts
Session Plen:
Sunday Plenary Session
Sunday 26 March 2017
8:10 AM - 10:00 AM

8:10 to 8:15 am:

Tribute to Eric Cross, presented by Zoubeida Ounaies, Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)

8:15 to 8:30 am:

  • 2017 NDE Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Jianmin Qu, Tufts Univ. (USA)
  • 2017 SSM Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Ralph C. Smith, North Carolina State Univ. (USA)
  • EAP artificial muscle actuators for bio-inspired intelligent social robotics (Plenary Presentation)
    Paper 10163-500
    Time: 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    Author(s): David F. Hanson, Hanson Robotics, Ltd. (United States)
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    Plant nanobionic materials for thermally active, soft, artificial skins (Plenary Presentation)
    Paper 10162-500
    Time: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
    Author(s): Chiara Daraio, California Institute of Technology (United States)
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    Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Welcome
    Sunday 26 March 2017
    10:30 AM - 10:40 AM

    Session Chair: Mato Knez, CIC nanoGUNE Consolider (Spain)
    Session 1:
    Flight
    Sunday 26 March 2017
    10:40 AM - 11:50 AM
    • Session Chair:
    • Mato Knez, CIC nanoGUNE Consolider (Spain)
    Foldable drones: from biology to technology (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-1
    Time: 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
    Author(s): Dario Floreano, Stefano Mintchev, Jun Shintake, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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    A parametric study on a bio-inspired continuously morphing trailing edge
    Paper 10162-2
    Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
    Author(s): Amin Moosavian, Eun Jung Chae, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Alexander M. Pankonien, Air Force Research Lab. (United States); Andrew J. Lee, University of Michigan (United States); Daniel J. Inman, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
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    Computational analysis of a flapping two different airfoils at laminar flow for flapping wing micro aerial vehicle
    Paper 10162-3
    Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
    Author(s): Abduljaleel Altememe, Olivers J. Myers, Clemson Univ. (United States)
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    Lunch Break 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
    Session 2:
    Mechanobiology and Drug Delivery
    Sunday 26 March 2017
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Can a robot grow? Plants give us the answer (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-4
    Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Author(s): Barbara Mazzolai, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy); Gabriella Meloni, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy), Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy); Andrea Degl'Innocenti, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
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    Design and evaluation of a wasp-inspired steerable needle
    Paper 10162-5
    Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
    Author(s): Marta Scali, Davey Kreeft, Paul Breedveld, Dimitra Dodou, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
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    Mosquito-inspired medical needles
    Paper 10162-6
    Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
    Author(s): Torben A. Lenau, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Thomas Hesselberg, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Alexandros Drakides, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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    Eco-friendly fabrication of nanostructured porous silicon from accumulator plants: morphological control and drug delivery (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-7
    Time: 2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
    Author(s): Jhansi Kalluri, Nguyen T. Le, Texas Christian Univ. (United States); Armando Loni, pSiMedica Ltd. (United Kingdom); Leigh T. Canham, pSiMedica Ltd. (United Kingdom), The Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom); Jeffrey L. Coffer, Texas Christian Univ. (United States)
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    Liposomes: bio-inspired nano-containers for physically triggered targeted drug delivery
    Paper 10162-8
    Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
    Author(s): Sofiya Matviykiv, Marzia Buscema, Thomas Pfohl, Univ. Basel (Switzerland); Andreas Zumbühl, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland); Bert Müller, Univ. Basel (Switzerland)
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    Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Session 3:
    Materials
    Sunday 26 March 2017
    3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Emulation of biological structures and processes to harvest solar energy (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-37
    Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Author(s): Akhlesh Lakhtakia, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Raúl Jose Martín-Palma, Univ. Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
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    Improving the properties of Kevlar through atomic layer deposition
    Paper 10162-10
    Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
    Author(s): Mato Knez, Itxasne Azpitarte, CIC nanoGUNE Consolider (Spain)
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    Biomimetic reactions in conducting polymers for artificial muscles: sensing working conditions
    Paper 10162-11
    Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
    Author(s): Victor H. Pascual, Toribio Fernández Otero, Univ. Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain); Johanna Schumacher, Arquimea Ingeniería, S.L.U. (Spain)
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    Stretchable artificial muscles for soft robotic applications
    Paper 10162-12
    Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
    Author(s): Geoffrey M. Spinks, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
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    Bio-inspired research in dentistry
    Paper 10162-13
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
    Author(s): Bert Müller, Ali Akzorba, Fabien Bornert, Bernd Ilgenstein, Kurt Jäger, Georg Schulz, Hans Deyhle, Univ. Basel (Switzerland)
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    MEMS scale artificial hair cell sensors inspired by the cochlear amplifier effect
    Paper 10162-14
    Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
    Author(s): Sheyda Davaria, Pablo A. Tarazaga, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
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    Synthesis of biomimetic microparticles
    Paper 10162-15
    Time: 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
    Author(s): Olaf Karthaus, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)
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    Monday 27 March Show All Abstracts
    Session Plen:
    Monday Plenary Session
    Monday 27 March 2017
    8:20 AM - 10:00 AM

    8:20 to 8:30 am:

    SPIE Fellow Recognition presented to:
    Hani E. Naguib, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
    Predictive simulation of guide-wave structural health monitoring (Plenary Presentation)
    Paper 10170-500
    Time: 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
    Author(s): Victor Giurgiutiu, Univ. of South Carolina (United States)
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    Adaptive structures: a personal historical perspective (Plenary Presentation)
    Paper 10168-500
    Time: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
    Author(s): James E. Hubbard, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
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    Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Session 4:
    Characterization
    Monday 27 March 2017
    10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
    A thin polymer membrane 'NanoSuit' allows living organisms to survive in the harsh conditions of electron microscopy (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-16
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Author(s): Takahiko Hariyama, Hamamatsu Univ. School of Medicine (Japan); Masatsugu Shimomura, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)
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    Three-dimensional imaging of human tissues using recently developed methodology in high-resolution x-ray tomography
    Paper 10162-17
    Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Author(s): Anna Khimchenko, Georg Schulz, Christos Bikis, Hans Deyhle, Natalia Chicherova, Simone E. Hieber, Univ. Basel (Switzerland); Gabriel Schweighauser, Institute of Pathology, Department of Neuropathology, Basel University Hospital (Switzerland); Juergen Hench, Institute of Pathology (Switzerland); Bert Müller, Univ. Basel (Switzerland)
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    Three-dimensional microstructure of selected animals (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-18
    Time: 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
    Author(s): Felix Beckmann, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (Germany)
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    Lunch Break 11:50 AM - 1:40 PM
    Session 5:
    Mechanisms and Models
    Monday 27 March 2017
    1:20 PM - 3:00 PM
    Modeling of the burrowing mechanism by razor clam
    (Canceled)
    Paper 10162-19
    Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
    Author(s):
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    Comparison of live stimuli and 3D printed replicas: preference tests for zebrafish
    Paper 10162-20
    Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
    Author(s): Tommaso Ruberto, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States); Giovanni Polverino, Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (Germany); Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
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    Investigation of propulsive characteristics due to traveling waves in continuous finite media
    Paper 10162-21
    Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
    Author(s): V.V.N. Sriram Malladi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States); Mohammad Albakri, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (United States); Patrick Musgrave, Pablo A. Tarazaga, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (United States)
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    Zebrafish response to live predator and biologically-inspired robot in a circular arena
    Paper 10162-22
    Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
    Author(s): Gabrielle Cord-Cruz, Tommaso Ruberto, Daniele Neri, Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
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    Biomimetic liquid repellent surfaces based on self-organized honeycomb-patterned polymer films
    Paper 10162-30
    Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
    Author(s): Hiroshi Yabu, Tohoku Univ. (Japan); Jun Kamei, Royal College of Art (United Kingdom)
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    Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Session 6:
    Functional Surfaces
    Monday 27 March 2017
    3:30 PM - 5:40 PM
    • Session Chair:
    • Andrea Degl"Innocenti, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy)
    Bio-inspired surfaces with nano-scale structural randomness: from analysis to fabrication and applications (Invited Paper)
    Paper 10162-24
    Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Author(s): Hendrik Hölscher, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
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    Blue tarantulas and dancing rainbow spiders inspire new color technologies
    Paper 10162-25
    Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
    Author(s): Bor-Kai Hsiung, The Univ. of Akron (United States); Matthew D. Shawkey, The Univ. of Akron (United States), Univ. Gent (Belgium); Todd A. Blackledge, The Univ. of Akron (United States)
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    Design of bioinspired chirped reflectors using a genetic algorithm
    Paper 10162-26
    Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
    Author(s): Francesco Chiadini, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno (Italy); Vincenzo Fiumara, Univ. degli Studi della Basilicata (Italy); Antonio Scaglione, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno (Italy)
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    Morpho-colored flexible film fabricated by simple mass-production method
    Paper 10162-27
    Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
    Author(s): Akira Saito, Osaka Univ. (Japan), RIKEN (Japan), SPring-8 (Japan); Jumpei Ohga, Kosei Ishibashi, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
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    Bioinspired multicontrollable metasurfaces and metamaterials for terahertz applications
    Paper 10162-28
    Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
    Author(s): Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Douglas E. Wolfe, Mark W. Horn, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); John Mazurowski, The Pennsylvania State Univ. Electro-Optics Ctr. (United States); Arnold Burger, Fisk Univ. (United States); Partha P. Banerjee, Univ. of Dayton (United States)
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    Capillary-based grip in biological and engineered systems: a comparative review on scalability and geometry
    (Canceled)
    Paper 10162-29
    Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
    Author(s):
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    Poster Pops
    Monday 27 March 2017
    5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

    In addition to their poster presentations, the poster authors will provide 2-minute oral presentations during the conference.
    Session PMon:
    Poster Session
    Monday 27 March 2017
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Conference attendees are invited to attend the joint poster session to network, enjoy light refreshments, and view the poster papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badge. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Poster authors must set up their poster between 10 am and 4 pm on Monday 27 March. View poster presentation guidelines.
    Robotic chemotaxis controller
    Paper 10162-32
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Author(s): Subrat Mahapatra, Kevin Nickels, Hoa Nguyen, Trinity Univ. (United States)
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    Probing of micro and nano-rheological behavior of insect hemolymph using magnetic actuation
    (Canceled)
    Paper 10162-33
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Author(s):
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    Dropwise condensation using bioinspired surfaces
    Paper 10162-34
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Author(s): Blake Naccarato, Taeseon Hwang, Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
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    Sensitive photoreceiver based on carbon nanotube / tobacco cell composite material
    Paper 10162-36
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Author(s): Heinz C. Neitzert, Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italy); Giovanni Landi, Univ. degli Studi di Salerno (Italy); Francesco Chiadini, Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italy)
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