Office Location
Higgins Lab, 227
Ming Luo
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Education: 
Masters Degree: Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy 2011
Undergraduate Degree: Tian Jin Polytechnic University 2010

My name is Ming Luo. I am 5 year PhD Candidate from Robotics Engineering. My advisor is Prof. Cagdas. My research direction is soft robot, snake robot and artificial muscle.

Office Location
Higgins Lab, 227
Scholarly Work: 
2017 M. Luo, M. Agheli, C.D. Onal, "Towards Modular Soft Robotics: Proprioceptive Curvature Sensing and Sliding-Mode Control of Soft Bidirectional Bending Modules", Soft Robotics, (2017).
Erik Skorina, Ming Luo, Weijia Tao, Fuchen Chen, Jie Fu, Cagdas Onal, “Adapting to Flexibility: Model Reference Adaptive Control of Soft Bending Actuators”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2017 2016 E.H. Skorina, W. Tao, F. Chen, M. Luo, C.D. Onal,
S. Ozel, E.H. Skorina, M. Luo, W. Tao, F. Chen, Y. Pan, C.D. Onal, "A Composite Soft Bending Actuation Module with Integrated Curvature Sensing", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) pp. 4963-4968, (2016).
Y. Pan, M. Luo, E.H. Skorina, C.D. Onal, "Controlling the Bending Response of a Multi-Layer Composite Module", Proc. Adhesion Society Annual Meeting, (2016)
2015 M. Luo, Y. Pan, E.H. Skorina, W. Tao, F. Chen, S. Ozel, C.D. Onal, "Slithering towards autonomy: a self-contained soft robotic snake platform with integrated curvature sensing", Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 10:055001, (2015).
M. Luo, Y. Pan, W. Tao, F. Chen, E.H. Skorina, C.D. Onal, "Refined Theoretical Modeling of a New-generation Pressure-operated Soft Snake", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engine
E.H. Skorina, M. Luo, S. Ozel, F. Chen, W. Tao, C.D. Onal, "Feedforward augmented Sliding Mode Motion Control of Antagonistic Soft Pneumatic Actuators", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), (2015).
M. Luo, E.H. Skorina, W. Tao, F. Chen, C.D. Onal, "Optimized Design of a Rigid Kinematic Module for Antagonistic Soft Actuation", IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA), (2015).
2014 M. Luo, W. Tao, F. Chen, T.K. Khuu, S. Ozel, C.D. Onal, "Design Improvements and Dynamic Characterization on Fluidic Elastomer Actuators for a Soft Robotic Snake", IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA)
M. Luo, M. Agheli, C.D. Onal, "Theoretical Modeling and Experimental Analysis of a Pressure-Operated Soft Robotic Snake", Soft Robotics, 1(2):136-146 (2014).
M. Luo, M. Agheli, C.D. Onal, "Theoretical Modeling of a Pressure-Operated Soft Snake Robot", Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), (2014).