3/27/17 Ashley Chase Guy received the Office of Research Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation at this year's ACES symposium! Congratulations Ashley!
10/10/16 Our paper, "Modification of Nose-Hoover Thermostat to Improve Temperature Response in Molecular Simulations," was accepted for publication to the ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics! Congratulations Ashley!
6/16/16 Ashley Chase Guy passed his comprehensive exam! Congratulations Ashley!
11/20/15 Both Pranav and Nachiket successfully defended their Masters theses! Congratulations Pranav and Nachiket!
11/3/15 Our abstract to the ASEE conference was accepted for publication!
8/15/15 Published first edition of "Vector Mechanics: A Systematic Approach."
5/5/15 Abhishek Chatterjee successfully defended his Masters thesis! Congratulations Abhishek!
4/15/15 Rohit Katti successfully defended his Masters thesis! Congratulations Rohit!
3/16/15 Our paper on impact modeling was accepted for publication at the 2015 IDETC/CIE conference! Congratulations Adrian and Abhishek!
3/9/15 Our paper on neural network modeling of data centers was accepted for publication at the 2015 InterPACK Conference! Congratulations Nachiket and Rohit!
3/4/15 Our paper on adding mechatronics into the MAE curriculum was accepted for publication at the 2015 ASEE Conference and Exposition! Congratulations Ashley!
1/16/15 Ashley Chase Guy just passed his PhD qualifying exam! Congratulations Ashley!
12/19/14 The abstract on neural network modeling of a data center was accepted to the InterPACK2015 conference was accepted! Congratulations Nachiket and Rohit!
11/24/14 Yatish successfully defended his Masters thesis on multiscale modeling nanofluids for heat storage! Congratulations Yatish!
10/13/14 Anudeep's paper on modeling the docking of estrogen was accepted for publication in the journal Nonlinear Dynamics! Congratulations Anudeep!
8/15/14 We received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the addition of mechatronics instruction into the Introduction to Robotics course! Thank you NSF!
7/16/14 Our paper on Multiscale Modeling of Biomolecular Systems has been accepted for publication! Great work Dr. Haghshenas-Jaryani!
4/14/14 Mahdi successfully defended his dissertation! Congratulations Dr. Haghshenas-Jaryani!
4/7/14 Adrian successfully defended his dissertation! Congratulations Dr. Rodriguez!
2/2/14 Mahdi's paper on the multiscale modeling of flexibility in Myosin V was accepted by the Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics! Way to go Mahdi!
12/6/13 Mahdi's, Sarvenaz's, and James's paper on the behavior of microbeads in optical tweezers was accepted by the Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics! This paper represents the first experimental validation of our new theory on the effects of mass at the nano-scale and was performed in collaboration with our colleagues in the department of physics. This represents quite a bit of work and it has been a long road to get it published so congratulations Mahdi, Sarvenaz, and James!
11/22/13 Vishok Kumar successfully defended his Masters thesis! Congratulations Vishok!
11/8/13 Chinmay Date successfully defended his Masters thesis! Congratulations Chinmay!
10/28/13 Adrian's paper on the planar modeling of Newton's cradle was accepted for publication in the journal of Multibody System Dynamics! Congratulations Adrian!
5/21/13 Adrian just passed his comprehensive exam! Way to go Adrian!
4/26/13 Zachary's paper entitled "Design and Control of a Smart Bed for Pressure Ulcer Prevention" has been accepted for presentation at the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM)!" Congratulations Zach!
4/22/13 Anudeep just successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Anudeep!
4/19/13 Zachary just successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Zachary!
3/18/13 Adrian's paper, "Study of the Stick-Slip Transition of Newton's Cradle with Friction" has been accepted to the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE)! Congratulations Adrian!
3/13/13 Mahdi's paper, "Multiscale Dynamic Modeling of Flexibility in Myosin V" has been accepted with honors to the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE)! Way to go Mahdi!
2/20/13 Anudeep's abstract, "Theoretical Approach to Screen Endocrine Disruptive Chemicals for Breast Cancer," and Zachary's abstract, "Design and Control of a Smart Bed for Pressure Ulcer Prevention," were both accepted to the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES)! Congratulations Anudeep and Zachary!
2/18/13 Adrian's abstract entitled "Analytic Treatment of Newton's Cradle Using Constraints" was accepted for presentation at the ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics! Congratulations Adrian!
1/4/13 Mahdi's abstract on "Dynamic Simulation of Trapping and Controlled Rotation of a Microscale Rod Driven by Line Optical Tweezers" was accepted for presentation at the American Physical Society (APS) March meeting! Congratulations Mahdi!
12/7/12 Evan passed his oral exam for his Masters degree! Congratulations Evan!
11/26/12 Our abstract on the "Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of a Microbead in an Optical Trapping Process" was accepted for presentation at the ASME 2nd Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB2013)! This paper is the result of interdisciplinary work between Mechanical Engineering and Physics. Congratulations Mahdi, James, Nguyen, and Dr. Mohanty!
11/8/12 Nguyen Tran presented her work on cellular locomotion at the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) meeting. Great job Nguyen!
11/6/12 The NASA Robo-Ops team is now a student organization officially recognized by the University of Texas at Arlington! This organization competes in the NASA/NIA Robo Ops competitions especially the Mars Rover Challenge. Congratulations Robo-Ops team!
10/18/12 Mahdi's paper on the use of Euler parameters in modeling multibody systems was accepted to the journal Multibody System Dynamics. Congratulations Mahdi!
9/30/12 Mahdi's paper on modeling flexibility in motor proteins was accepted for presentation at ROBIO 2012. Congratulations Mahdi!
8/27/12 We are grateful to Hanson Robokind for funding work to support our mutual interests in legged locomotion. We are excited and looking forward to this collaboration!
8/22/12 We are grateful to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge Track B for funding a study of robotic operations in disaster relief scenarios involving extensive contact and impact with the environment. This is a collaboration with Profs. Dan Popa and Frank Lewis from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Prof. Gian Luca Mariottini from the Dept. of Computer Science, Prof. Kamesh Subbarao from the Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and our industrial partner.
8/15/12 Adrian and Nguyen gave a presentation about their work at the "I Engage Mentoring Program Luncheon." Great job Adrian and Nguyen!
6/22/12 Some publicity for the NSF MCB grant.
5/24/12 We are grateful to the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) at the National Science Foundation for new funding to study molecular dynamics of motor proteins. This is a collaboration with Prof. Samarendra Mohanty from the Dept. of Physics and Prof. Subhragansu Mandal from the Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
5/11/12 James successfully defended his Masters project and will graduate! Congratulations James!
5/4/12 Adrian Rodriguez's and Nguyen Tran's application to the I Engage Mentoring Program was accepted! Adrian will be mentoring Nguyen in the modeling collisions between flexible bodies. Congratulations Adrian and Nguyen!
3/28/12 A big welcome to our visitor Prof. Hongqing Tian visiting from Beijing Information Science & Technology University! We look forward to working with you!
3/6/12 Aruna successfully defended her Masters thesis. Congratulations Aruna and thanks for all of your hard work!
3/5/12 Adrian's abstract was accepted to the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES) symposium. Congratulations Adrian!
2/8/12 Adrian's paper on analysis of indeterminate contact was accepted for publication in the Journal of Multibody System Dynamics. Way to go Adrian!
1/23/12 Mahdi's and Adrian's abstracts were accepted for presentation at the Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD). Congratulations Mahdi and Adrian!
12/27/11 Mahdi's abstract on motor protein dynamics has been accepted for presentation at the March meeting of the American Physical Society (APS). Congratulations Mahdi!
12/12/11 Nguyen received a departmental Undergraduate Research Opportunity (UROP) fellowship to continue her research on cancer cell migration through the extracellular matrix! Way to go Nguyen!
12/10/11 Adrian is being featured on the graduate school web site. Check it out at: https://grad.pci.uta.edu/programs/edge/about/stories/adrian/ Congratulations Adrian!
11/18/11 Dan accepted a postdoc position at Rensallear Polytechnic Institute (RPI)! Congratulations Dan and we wish you all the best in the next step of your career development!
10/4/11 Mahdi and Adrian's papers were both accepted to ROBIO 2011! Congratulations Mahdi and Adrian and keep up the good work!
8/18/11 Mahdi passed his comprehensive exam! Congratulations and great work Mahdi!
6/1/11 The paper on cognitive optimization was accepted to Applied Bionics and Biomechanics.
4/15/11 Dan successfully defended his dissertation! Congratulations and great work Dan!
4/6/11 Drew successfully defended his Masters thesis! Congratulations and great work Drew!
2/8/11 Our proposal submitted to the RASC-AL was accepted so we will be building a planetary rover for competition in May. Congratulations Adrian and the rest of the RASC-AL robot team!
2/8/11 The papers submitted by Dan, Mahdi, and Adrian were all accepted to the ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics. Congratulations!
11/24/10 Adrian Rodriguez has been awarded a two-year fellowship from the LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Program. This is quite a prestigous award so please offer Adrian some congratulations on this recognition. Congratulations Adrian!
11/23/10 Adrian Rodriguez successfully defended his Masters thesis in Mechanical Engineering. Way to go Adrian!
11/17/10 Nesreen Alsmadi passed here Masters comprehensive exam in Bioengineering. Congratulations Nesreen!
9/9/10 Nesreen Alsmadi was selected as a NASA/Texas Space Grant Consortium Fellow. Congratulations Nesreen!
8/18/10 Our paper on motor protein dynamics was accepted to the 1st International Conference on Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. Congratulations Mahdi!
5/29/10 We would like to welcome three new members to the Robotics and Dynamic Systems Laboratory: Nesreen Alzoghoul from Bioengineering, Drew Morgan who is being co-advised by Prof. Frank Lewis, and Benjamin Engstrom, an undergraduate working with us for the summer. Welcome comrades!
4/17/10 In some not so great news, our lab mate Ryan Robertson will be going in for surgery on April 20. We would like to send Ryan and Melissa our best wishes and hopes for a safe operation and a speedy recovery. You can check in on Ryan's progress at the following web site www.caringbridge.org/visit/robertson which is also linked to his name at the bottom of the lab web page.
3/15/10 Our abstract on manipulation with soft surfaces, submitted to the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2010), was accepted for publication. Congratulations Michael!
3/11/10 The paper submitted to the 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA10) was accepted for publication.
1/15/10 Our abstract submitted to the First Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics (IMSD10) was accepted for presentation and publication. Congratulations Dan!
12/16/09 We received a grant for the development of a smart bed for pressure ulcer prevention from the UTA/UTD/TI/THRE Medical Technology Research Program. This work is a collaboration between Prof. Mehrdad Nourani in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at UT Dallas and Dr. Deborah Behan in the School of Nursing at UT Arlington.
11/10/09 The paper examining the repeatability of redundant robotic manipulators was accepted to the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control! Congratulations Alumnus Sean!
11/2/09 Our second paper submitted to the Journal of Multibody System Dynamics was accepted. Congratulations Dan!
9/26/09 Our lab is growing by leaps and bounds! We would like to wish a warm welcome to Srider Thirupachoor Comerica, and Parvati Aruna Kandala.
9/4/09 Several new people have joined the group and we want to extend a warm welcome to: Ashwin Balasubramanian, Mahdi Haghshenas, Adrian Rodriguez, Michael Tadros, and Sun Xi. Also a warm welcome to the undergraduates, Richard Margolin and Michael Russell, who will be working with us this semester.
7/31/09 The abstract submitted to the NIST Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop (PerMIS) was accepted for presentation.
7/30/09 Our paper on motor proteins was accepted to the journal Langmuir. Congratulations Lauren! Lauren Wilhelm is an undergraduate student in Aerospace Engineering who helped with this paper.
7/24/09 Salvador (Chava) Jimenez has left the group to return to Guadalajara, Mexico to finish his Bachelors degree. Hasta luego Chava! Chava did a great job over the summer. His work has allowed us to begin experimentally studying jumping.
7/23/09 Ryan Robertson proposed to his fiancee, Melissa Rasbury, and will soon be a married man. Way to go Ryan! All the best wishes to the new couple.
6/29/09 Prof. Bowling and Dan make a cameo appearance on the number one television news show, Telexpress, while attending Multibody Dynamics 2009, an ECCOMAS thematic Conference, in Warsaw, Poland.
6/16/09 Prof. Bowling was nominated and approved for membership in the Joint Graduate Studies Committee of Biomedical Engineering.
6/10/09 Our paper submitted to IROS'09 was accepted! Congratulations Dan!
5/2/09 We would like to welcome three new members to the Robotics and Dynamic Systems Laboratory: Chava Jimenez, Ryan Robertson, and Shih-Chien (George) Teng. Welcome comrades!
5/1/09 The senior design group, Quadrobotics, presented their design study for a leg of the quadruped robot being developed in our group. Congratulations Jacob Lindsay, Nate Mceuen, Eric Olson, Tracy Phillips, and Ryan Robertson of Quadrobotics! This was a year-long project and a lot of hard work was put into this innovative new design. Your hard work is greatly appreciated.
4/27/09 Our paper submitted to AIM'09 was accepted! Congratulations Dan!
4/14/09 The agility and impact paper was accepted to the Journal of Vibration and Control.
3/12/09 Our paper discussing the modeling of motor proteins was accepted to the Journal of Biomechanics.
3/2/09 Both papers submitted to PETRA'09 were accepted. Congratulations to Eric, an ME undergraduate who co-authored one of the papers.
2/6/09 Our paper was accepted to the Multibody Dynamics 2009 Conference. Congratulations Dan!
1/26/09 Our paper submitted to the Journal of Multibody System Dynamics was accepted. A tremendous amount of work went into this paper so congratulations Dan and Alumnus Sean!
1/13/09 Dan is now a proud daddy!!! Congratulations Dan and Mable! Little Oriana Flickinger is our first honorary lab member.
1/7/09 Our paper submitted to the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) was accepted. Congratulations and good work Dan!