TIAN (TIM) CHEN

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles
  1. Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2018), "An Autonomous Programmable Actuator and Shape Reconfigurable Structures using Bistability and Shape Memory Polymers", 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, 5(2), 91101, doi.org/10.1089/3dp.2017.0118
  2. Chen, T., Bilal, R.O., Shea, K., & Daraio, C. (2018), "Harnessing Bistability for Directional Propulsion of Untethered, Soft Robots", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115 (22), 5698-5702, doi:10.1073/pnas.1800386115
  3. Schwarz, J., Chen, T., Shea, K., & Stankovic, T., (2018), "An Efficient Size and Shape Optimization of Large Scale Truss Structures Subject to Stress and Buckling Constraints", Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 58(1), 171184, s00158-017-1885-z.
  4. Zimmermann, L., Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2018), "Generalizing the Link between 3D Spatial Grammars and Finite Element Analysis for Structural Engineering Design Automation", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, 32(2), 189-199, doi:10.1017/S0890060417000324.
  5. Wagner, M., Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2017), "Large Shape Transforming 4D Auxetic Structures Using a 3D Printed Shape Memory Polymer", 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, 4(3), 133-142, doi:10.1089/3dp.2017.0027.
  6. Chen, T., Mueller, J., & Shea, K., (2017), "Integrated Design and Simulation of Tunable, Multi-State Structures Fabricated Monolithically with Multi-Material 3D Printing", Scientific Reports, 7, 45671, doi:10.1038/srep45671
Journal Articles in Preparation
  1. Chen, T., Bilal, R.O., Lang, R., Daraio, C., & Shea, K., (2018),"Autonomous large-scale deployment of a robotic system through distributed actuation", in Preparation
  2. Du Pasquier, C., Chen, T., Tibbits, S., & Shea, K., (2018),"Design and Computational Modeling of a 3D Printed Pneumatic Toolkit for Soft Robotics", in Preparation
  3. Koh, M., Fritzsche, D., Chen, T., Tibbits, S., & Shea, K., (2018),"Shape Reconfiguring Bistable Surfaces Using Heat Activated Fibers", in Preparation
  4. Wagner, M., Lumpe, T., Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2018),"Bend- and Stretch-Dominated Transforming Auxetic Lattice for Energy Absorption", in Preparation
  5. Bilal, R.O., Chen, T., Shea, K., & Daraio, C., (2018), ``4D Tunable Poisson's Ratio Phononic Meta-material'', in Preparation
Conference Proceedings
  1. Chen, T., Mueller, J., & Shea, K., (2016), "Design and Fabrication of a Bistable Unit Actuator with Multi-Material Additive Manufacturing", SFF 2016, Austin, Texas, USA: University of Texas.
  2. Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2016), "Design and Fabrication of Hierarchical Multi-Stable Structures through Multi-Material Additive Manufacturing", In IDETC, pp. V02AT03A032, Charlotte, NC., doi:10.1115/DETC2016-59856
  3. Zimmermann, L., Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2016), "Generative Shape Design Using 3D Spatial Grammars, Simulation and Optimization". Design Computing and Cognition, pp. 279-297, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0510-4
  4. Chen, T., & Shea, K., (2015), "Computational Design-To-Fabrication Using Spatial Grammars : Automatically Generating Printable Car Wheel Design Variants", ICED 2015, pp. 1-10, Design Society.
  5. Chen, T., Stoeckli, F., & Shea, K., (2015), "Design for Mass Customization Using Additive Manufacture : Case-Study of a Balloon-Powered Car", ICED 15, 4, 245-254.
  6. Chen, T., Egan, P., Stoeckli, F., & Shea, K., (2015), "Studying the Impact of Incorporating an Additive Manufacturing Based Design Exercise in a Large, First Year Technical Drawing and CAD Course", IDETC, V003T04A015, doi:10.1115/DETC2015-47312