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Paul UmbanhowarResearch Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Granular materials; Robo-physics; Frictional transport

Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin (1996)

MS, Boston University (1991)

BA, Carleton College (1987)

Shi, J., J. Z. Woodruff, P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Dynamic In-hand Sliding Manipulation", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 33, issue 4, pp. 778-795, 08/2017. Google Scholar

Umbanhowar, P., T. T. H. Vose, A. Mitani, S. Hirai, and K. M. Lynch, "The effect of anisotropic friction on vibratory velocity fields", Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on: IEEE, pp. 2584–2591, 2012. Google Scholar

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Manipulation with Vibratory Velocity Fields on a Tilted Plate", IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2012. Google Scholar

Lynch, K. M., and P. Umbanhowar, Parts manipulation method and apparatus, , vol. US 8,230,990 B2, no. 11/724,607, 07/2012. Google Scholar

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Sliding manipulation of rigid bodies on a controlled 6-DoF plate", Proceedings of Robotics: Science and Systems, 2011. Google Scholar

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Toward the set of frictional velocity fields generable by 6-degree-of-freedom oscillatory motion of a rigid plate", Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2010 IEEE International Conference on: IEEE, pp. 540–547, 2010. Google Scholar

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Friction-Induced Lines of Attraction and Repulsion for Parts Sliding on an Oscillated Plate", Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 685 -699, oct., 2009. Google Scholar 

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Friction-Induced Velocity Fields for Point Parts Sliding on a Rigid Oscillated Plate", The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 1020-1039, 2009. Google Scholar 

Umbanhowar, P., and K. M. Lynch, "Optimal vibratory stick-slip transport", Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 5, no. 3: IEEE, pp. 537–544, 2008. Google Scholar

Vose, T. T. H., P. Umbanhowar, and K. M. Lynch, "Vibration-Induced Frictional Force Fields on a Rigid Plate", Robotics and Automation, 2007 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 660 -667, april, 2007. Google Scholar

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