Journal Papers

[J1]. Mesoscale electrostatic film actuators for low-profile miniature robots

Hongqiang Wang*, Peter York, Yufeng Chen , Sheila Russo, Tommaso Ranzani, Conor Walsh & Robert J. Wood*, Science Robotics, under review.


[J2]. A new measurement method for transient response of electroadhesive force

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto Journal of applied physics, under review.


[J3]. A biologically inspired, flapping wing, hybrid aerial-aquatic microrobot

Yufeng Chen*, Hongqiang Wang, Elizabeth Farrell Helbling , Noah Jafferis , Raphael Zufferey4, Aaron Ong, Kevin Ma , Nicholas Gravish5, Pakpong Chirarattananon3, Mirko Kovac4, & Robert J. Wood*, Science Robotics, 2 (11), eaao5619.


[J4]. A Highly Stretchable Capacitive-Based Strain Sensor Based on Metal Deposition and Laser Rastering

Ozgur Atalay, Asli Atalay, Joshua Gafford, Hongqiang Wang, Robert Wood, Conor Walsh, Advanced Materials Technologies, (2017)


[J5]. Analyses and Solutions for the Buckling of Thin and Flexible Electrostatic Inchworm Climbing Robots

Hongqiang WANG, Akio Yamamoto, IEEE Transaction on robotics, 2017


[J6]. A Crawler Climbing Robot Integrating Electroadhesion and Electrostatic Actuation

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto and Toshiro Higuchi. International Journal of Advanced Robotic System 2014, 11:191.


[J7]. Peel force of Electrostatic Adhesion in Crawler-type Electrostatic Climbing Robots

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto, Journal of the Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 23, no. 3 (2015): 498-503.


[J8]. Motion Planning based on Learning from Demonstration for Multiple-Segment Flexible Robots Actuated by Electroactive Polymers

Hongqiang WANG, JIE CHEN, Henry Y.K. Lau, Hongliang Ren, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1(1), 391-398.


[J9]. Controllable water surface to underwater transition through electrowetting in a hybrid terrestrial-aquatic microrobot

Yufeng Chen, Neel Doshi, Benjamin Goldberg, Hongqiang Wang, and Robert J. Wood. Nature Communications, 9, 1, Pp. 2495.


Conference Papers

[C1]. Electrostatic-motor-driven Electroadhesive Robot

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto, Higuchi T. 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE, 2012, pp. 914-919.


[C2]. A Thin Electroadhesive Inchworm Climbing Robot Driven by an Electrostatic Film Actuator for Inspection in A Narrow Gap

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto. 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), IEEE, 2013, pp. 1-6.


[C3]. The Effect of Parameters on the Output Forces of the Integration of Electroadhesion and Electrostatic Actuation Considering Breakdown Voltage

Hongqiang Wang, Akio Yamamoto, and Toshiro Higuchi, Proceedings of 2014 JSPE Spring Conference, 2014, pp. 259-260.


[C4]. Delicate Manipulations with Compliant Mechanism and Electrostatic Adhesion

Xinquan Liang, Yi Sun, Hongqiang WANG, Chen-Hua Yeow, Sunil Kukreja, Nitish Thakor, Hongliang Ren, the 6th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2016), pp. 401-406