As of November 2012, I'm a Post-doctoral Researcher at Disney Research, Pittsburgh.


Research

My research has been focused on developing the mechanisms necessary to make sub-millimeter robots a reality. I have been doing this research at Carnegie Mellon University in partnership with Intel Research Pittsburgh as part of the Claytronics project; which is exploring how to make and use programmable matter. Similar to how audio and video technologies capture and reproduce sound and moving images, respectively, we are investigating ways to create a physical artifact using programmable matter that will eventually be able to mimic the original object's shape, movement, visual appearance, sound, and tactile qualities.


My doctoral advisors are Seth C. Goldstein and David S. Ricketts.

 

M. Emre Karagozler

Ph.D.

Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical & Computer Engineering

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA, 15232

 

Publications

[1] M. E. Karagozler, S. C. Goldstein, and D. S. Ricketts, ''Analysis and Modeling of Capacitive Power Transfer in Microsystems'', IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1557 -1566, July 2012.


[2] M. E. Karagozler, A. Thaker, S. C. Goldstein, D. S. Ricketts, ''Electrostatic Actuation and Control of Micro Robots Using a Post-Processed High-Voltage SOI CMOS Chip'', IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2011.


[3] M. E. Karagozler, S. C. Goldstein, and J. R. Reid, ''Stress-driven Mems Assembly + electrostatic forces = 1mm Diameter Robot.'', In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) '09, October 2009.


[4] S. C. Goldstein, T. C. Mowry, J. D. Campbell, M. P. Ashley-Rollman, M. De Rosa, S. Funiak, J. F. Hoburg, M. E. Karagozler, B. Kirby, P. Lee, P. Pillai, J. R. Reid, D. D. Stancil, M. P. Weller, ''Beyond Audio and Video: Using Claytronics to Enable Pario.'', AI Magazine, June 2009.


[5] M. P. Weller, M. E. Karagozler, B. Kirby, J. D. Campbell, and S. C. Goldstein, ''Movement Primitives for an Orthogonal Prismatic Closed-Lattice-Constrained Self-Reconfiguring Module'', Workshop on Self-Recon?guring Modular Robotics at the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) '07, October 2007.


[6] M. E. Karagozler, J. D. Campbell, G. K. Fedder, S. C. Goldstein, M. P. Weller, and B. W. Yoon, ''Electrostatic Latching for Inter-module Adhesion, Power Transfer, and Communication in Modular Robots'', In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) '07, October 2007.


[7] M. E. Karagozler, ''Harnessing Capacitance for Inter-Robot Latching, Communication, and Power Transfer'', MSc Report, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 2007.


[8] M. E. Karagozler, J. D. Campbell, M. De Rosa, S. C. Goldstein, B. Kirby, T. C Nz, "Claytronics Demo: A Novel Latching Mechanism for Macroscale Robots'', AAAI Workshop, July 2006.


[9] M. E. Karagozler, B. Kirby, W.J. Lee, E. Marinelli, T. C. Ng, M. P. Weller, and S. C. Goldstein, ''Ultralight Modular Robotic Building blocks for the Rapid Deployment of Planetary Outposts'', Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Forum 2006'', May 2006.


[10] M. E. Karagozler, E. Cheung, J. Kwon and M. Sitti, ''Miniature Endoscopic Capsule Robot using Biomimetic Micro-Patterned Adhesives'', IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, February 2006.


[11] E. Cheung, M. E. Karagozler, S. Park, B. Kim and M. Sitti, ''A New Endoscopic Microcapsule Robot Using Beetle Inspired Microfibrillar Adhesives'', IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 2005.