Journal Articles

Forthcoming

(27) Van Laake, L.C., De Vries, J., Malek Kani, S., Overvelde, J.T.B., A Fluidic Relaxation Oscillator for Reprogrammable Sequential Actuation in Soft Robots. Submitted.

(26) Iniguez-Rabago, A.Overvelde, J.T.B., From Rigid to Amorphous Folding Behavior in Origami-inspired Metamaterials With Bistable Hinges. Submitted.

(25) Mogas-Soldevila, L., Duro-Royo, J., Lizardo, D., Weaver, J., Overvelde, J.T.B., DiMaski, E., Bertoldi, K., Oxman, N., Fabrication-informed Multi-functional Anisotropy across Length Scales. Submitted.

Published

(24) Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Popping, Locking Robots. Nature Materials, 20, 1590-1591. [web] Invited News & Views article for the Nature Materials article of Kim et al. [web]

(23) McClintock, H.D.*, Doshi, N.*, Iniguez-Rabago, A.*, Weaver, J.C., Jafferis, N.T., Jayaram, K., Wood, R.J., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021) A Fabrication Strategy for Reconfigurable Millimeter-Scale Metamaterials. Advanced Functional Materials. [movie] [web]

(22) Oliveri, G., Van Laake, L.C., Carissimo, C., Miette, C., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Decentralized Reinforced Learning in Soft Robotic Matter. Proceedings of the National Academic of Sciences of the United States of America. [Movie] [AMOLF News] [Inverse] [Ars Technica] [De Ingenieur] [BNR Radio] [web]

(21) Röhrich, R., Oliveri, G., Kovaios, S., Tenner, V., Den Boef, A., Overvelde, J. T. B., Koenderink, A. F., (2020). Uncertainty Estimation and Design Optimization of 2D Diffraction-based Overlay Metrology Targets. ACS Photonics. [web]

(20) Oliveri, G., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2020). Inverse Design of Mechanical Metamaterials that Undergo Buckling. Advanced Functional Materials. [web]

(19) Iniguez-Rabago, A., Li, Y., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2019). Exploring Multistability in Prismatic Metamaterials through Local Actuation. Nature Communications. [Movie] [AMOLF News] [Scientific American] [web]

(18) Overvelde, J.T.B., (2019). How to Print Multi-material Devices in One Go. Nature, 575, 289-290. [web] [podcast] Invited News & Views article for the Nature article of Skylar-Scott et al. [web]

(17) Vasios, N., Gross, A. J., Soifer, S., Overvelde, J. T. B.,* Bertoldi, K.,* (2019). Harnessing Viscous Flow to Simplify the Actuation of Fluidic Soft Robots. Soft Robotics. [Harvard News] [web] [pdf]

(16) Mulla, Y., Oliveri, G., Overvelde, J. T. B., Koenderink, G. H., (2018). Crack Initiation in Viscoelastic Materials. PRL. [web][pdf]

(15) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Rational Design of Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials. Nature. [De Volkskrant] [De Volkskrant online] [News & Views in Nature] [Nova Next] [Harvard News] [web] [pdf]

*equal contribution

Book Chapters

(1) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials. Active Matter. Ed. Tibbits, S. Cambridge, 2017. 270-286. [web]

Patents

(2) Bertoldi, K., Overvelde, J. T. B., Kloek, T., (2017) Amplifying the Response of Soft Fluidic Actuators By Harnessing Snap-through Instabilities. US Patent Application, US20170234337A1. [web]

(1) Bartlett, N., Weaver, J. C., Tolley, M. T., Wood, R. J., Overvelde, J. T. B., Bertoldi, K., (2016). 3D Printed Hybrid robot. Worldwide Patent Application, WO2017058334A9. [web]

Conference Proceedings and Other Journals

(2) Overvelde, J. T. B., (2018) Programeerbare Metamaterialen. NTvN, 243-245.

(1) Abramovic, V., Glynn, R., Overvelde, J. T. B., (2018) Edge of Chaos: Towards intelligent architecture through distributed control systems based on Cellular Automata. ACADIA conf. proc.

Documentaries, Exhibitions and Workshops

See also the website of Studio Overvelde.

(8) "Designing with Mathemagic" (Feb 2020), workshop at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam NL.

(7) “Bouw een wiskundige figuur” (Feb 2019), workshop and exhibit at NEMO, Amsterdam NL.

(6) "RainMaker" (Sep 2018), exhibition at FabLearn and Maker Faire, Eindhoven NL. Winner of the Maker of Merit Award.

(5) "Frankie - The artificial starfish" (Mar 2018 - Oct 2018), exhibition at Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden NL.

(4) "Edge of Chaos" (Dec 2017 - Jan 2019), exhibition on world tour at (WoeLab in Lomé TG, La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris FR; Cinekid in Amsterdam NL; KIKK Festival in Namur BE).

Selected Media Coverage

(58) Snellink, Marjolein. (2022) "Soft Hardware." NWO Resultaat 24 Januari. [web]

(57) Elisabeth van Nimwegen. (2021) “Van een chipszak tot een Nobelprijs voor softe robotica”, Atlas NTR 3 November. [web]

(56) Jordan Golson. (2021) “Five lines of code could change the way we think about AI.” inverse.com 12 May. [web]

(55) John timmer. (2021) “Programming a robot to teach itself how to move.” arstechnica.com 11 May. [web]

(54) Karlien Meinders. (2021) “Zo simple kan een autonoom en zelflerend robotje zijn.” BNR Radio 11 May. [web]

(53) Jim Heirbaut. (2021) “Eenvoudige robotjes leren onbewust samenwerken.” De Ingenieur 10 May. [web]

Invited Talks PI

(56) Zachte Robots (2021) NWO, online (NL)

(55) Embodied fluidic circuits to control soft robots (2021), TU/e Polymer Technology group, online (NL)

(54) Embodied intelligence in soft robots (2021), IBEC – ICMS joint symposium, online (NL)

(53) Embodied fluidic circuits to control soft robots (2021), Princeton University/ PRISM, online (US)

(52) Embodied fluidic circuits to control soft robots (2020), BioRob Cardio Workshop, online (US)

(51) Embodied fluidic circuits to control soft robots (2020), ETH Zurich seminar series on robotics, online (CH)

(50) Embodied fluidic circuits to control soft robots (2020), Lunch meeting D&C, online (NL)

(49) Rational design of reconfigurable and multistable metamaterials (2020), INM virtual mini-symposium, online (GE)

(48) Continuous learning of emergent behavior in robotic matter (2020), Robosoft, online (US)

(47) Adaptive behavior through decentralized learning in soft robotic matter (2020), Living Machines Conference, online (GE)

(46) Soft Robots (2019), Topics in IC, Utrecht (NL)

Conferences and Colloquia

(56) Arfaee, M., Overvelde, J.T.B., Kluin, J., (2021). A soft robotic fluidic transmission systems. ICTAM, US. Online poster

(55) Van Laake, L.C., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). A heartbeat for soft robots. Physics@Veldhoven, Veldhoven, NL Online presentation.

(54) Van Laake, L.C., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Responsive and mechanically programmable sequential actuation of fluid-driven soft actuators. Conversations on Bioinspired Engineering. US. Online presentation

(53) Wruck, F., Overvelde, J.T.B., Tans, S., (2021). Stochastic Molecular Matter. ICMS annual symposium TU/e. NL. Online poster.

(52) Schomaker, M., Picella, S., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Towards the design of emergent phenomena in robotic materials. ICMS annual symposium TU/e. NL. Online poster.

(51) Schomaker, M., Comoretto, A., (2021). Soft robotic research at AMOLF. AUC springboard event. NL. Online poster.

(50) Arfaee, M., Overvelde, J.T.B., Kluin, J., (2021). A soft robotic fluidic transmission systems. SES, US. Online poster

(49) Van Laake, L.C., De Vries, J., Malek Kani, S., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Responsive and mechanically programmable sequential actuation of fluid-driven soft actuators. SES. US. Online poster.

(48) Schomaker, M., Picella, S., Overvelde, J.T.B., (2021). Towards decentralized emergent control in dynamic locomotion tasks. SES, US. Online poster.

(47) Iniguez-Rabago, A., Overvelde, J. T. B., (2021). Elastic origami metamaterials and how to control their folding behavior. EMI2021-IC. Durham, UK. Online. Presentation.

(46) Iniguez-Rabago, A., Overvelde, J. T. B., (2021). Elastic origami metamaterials and how to control their folding behavior. Physics@Veldhoven. Veldhoven, NL. Online. Presentation.

Dissertations

A. Iniguez-Rabago, A. (2021) Folding behavior of elastic origami metamaterials, PhD Dissertation - Eindhoven University of Technology and AMOLF.

Oliveri, G. (2021). Designing Optimal Behaviour in Mechanical and Robotic Metamaterials. PhD Dissertation - Eindhoven University of Technology and AMOLF.

Overvelde, J.T.B., (2016). Embracing Compliance and Instabilities to Achieve Function in Mechanical Metamaterials and Devices. PhD Dissertation - Harvard University. [pdf]

Overvelde, J.T.B., (2012). The Moving Node Approach in Topology Optimization - An Exploration to a Flow-inspired Meshless Method-based Topology Optimization Method. Master's Thesis - Delft University of Technology. [pdf]