PUBLICATIONS

PATENTS

VIDEOS

2022

  • Low-to-High Frequency Targeted Energy Transfer Using a Nonlinear Energy Sink with Softening-Hardening Nonlinearity
    Chengen Wang, Ethan J. Krings, Anna T. Allen, Eric J. Markvicka, and Keegan J. Moore
    International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 2022, 104194
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  • Octopus-Inspired Adhesive Skins for Intelligent and Rapidly Switchable Underwater Adhesion
    Sean T. Frey, A B M Tahidul Haque, Ravi Tutika, Elizabeth V. Krotz, Chanhong Lee, Cole B. Haverkamp, Eric J. Markvicka, and Michael D. Bartlett
    Science Advances, 2022, eabq1905
    PDFArticle featured as front cover

  • Wireless, battery free wearable electronic nose
    Jason Finnegan, Bridget Peterkin, Hee-Chan Han, Jennifer M. Yentes, Stephen I. Rennard, and Eric J. Markvicka
    ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, 2022, V001T04A005
    PDF Video

    Top contributed paper and Five-Minute Pitch Competition Award

  • Fully untethered and stretchable wearable electronic bandage for measuring knee motion
    Matthew McManigal, Renick Wilson, Patrick McManigal, Brooke Beran, Elizabeth Wellsandt, and Eric J. Markvicka
    ASME Frontiers in Biomedical Devices 2022, V001T04A002
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  • On demand programming of liquid metal-composite microstructures through direct ink write 3D printing
    Aaron Haake, Ravi Tutika, Gwyneth M. Schloer, Michael D. Bartlett, and Eric J. Markvicka
    Advanced Materials, 2022, 2200182
    PDF Video Article featured as Frontispiece

  • Stretchable microwave transmission lines using liquid-metal embedded elastomers
    Alexander M. Watson, Michael J. Ford, Eric J. Markvicka, William W. L. Fong, Suresh Venkatesh, Kaushik Sengupta, Carmel Majidi, and Christopher E. Tabor
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 2022, 2200345
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  • 2021

  • Lightweight, Thermally Conductive Liquid Metal Elastomer Composite with Independently Controllable Thermal Conductivity and Density
    Ethan J. Krings, Haipeng Zhang, Suchit Sarin, Jeffery E. Shield, Sangjin Ryu, and Eric J. Markvicka
    Small, 2021, 2104762
    PDF Video

  • 2020

  • Wireless Electronic Skin with Integrated Pressure and Optical Proximity Sensing
    Eric J. Markvicka, Jonathan M. Rogers, and Carmel Majidi
    In Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 8882-8888
    PDF

  • 3D Printing Silicone Elastomer for Patient-Specific Wearable Pulse Oximeter
    Sara Abdollahi, Eric J. Markvicka, Carmel Majidi, and Adam W. Feinberg
    Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2020, 201901735
    PDFArticle featured as inside front cover

  • Soft Actuators using Liquid Crystal Elastomers with Encapsulated Liquid Metal Joule Heaters
    Teresa Kent, Michael J. Ford, Eric J. Markvicka, and Carmel Majidi
    Multifunctional Materials, 2020, 025003
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  • Silver Tape: Inkjet-Printed Circuits Peeled-and-Transferred on Versatile Substrates
    Tingyu Cheng, Koya Narumi, Youngwook Do, Yang Zhang, Tung D. Ta, Takuya Sasatani, Eric J. Markvicka, Yoshirhiro Kawahara, Lining Yao, Gregory D. Abowd, and Hyunjoo Oh
    In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technology (IMWUT), 2020
    PDF Video

  • 2019

  • A Multifunctional Shape Morphing Elastomer with Liquid Metal Inclusions
    Michael J. Ford, Cedric P. Ambulo, Teresa A. Kent, Eric J. Markvicka, Chengfeng Pan, Jonathan Malen, Taylor H. Ware, Carmel Majidi
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019, 201911021
    PDF Video

    Significant press coverage, top 3% of outputs from PNAS, top 0.5% of all outputs tracked

  • Liquid Metal Supercooling for Low Temperature Thermoelectric Wearables
    Mohammad H. Malakooti, Navid Kazem, Jiajun Yan, Chengfeng Pan, Eric J. Markvicka, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, and Carmel Majidi
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 1906098
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  • Soft Electronic Skin for Multi-Site Damage Detection and Localization
    Eric J. Markvicka, Ravi Tutika, Michael D. Bartlett, Carmel Majidi
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 1900160
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  • ElectroDermis: Fully Untethered, Stretchable, and Highly-Customizable Electronic Bandages
    Eric J. Markvicka*, Guanyun Wang*, Yi-Chin Lee, Gierad Laput, Carmel Majidi, Lining Yao (*equal contribution)
    In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19)
    PDF Video Video Showcase

    SXSW 2020 Innovation Awards Finalists in the Wearable Tech category | Dezeen Award 2019 Design Longlist | Design Intelligence Award 2019 Honorable Mention

  • A Liquid Metal Elastomer Nanocomposite for Stretchable Dielectric Materials
    Chengfeng Pan, Eric J. Markvicka, Mohammad H. Malakooti, Jiajun Yan, Leiming Hu, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carmel Majidi
    Advanced Materials, 2019, 1900663
    PDF Video

  • Soft-matter damage detection systems for electronics and structures
    Michael D Bartlett, Eric J. Markvicka, Ravi Tutika, and Carmel Majidi
    In Proceedings of the SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, 2019
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  • 2018

  • An Autonomously Electrically Self-Healing Liquid Metal-Elastomer Composite for Robust Soft-Matter Robotics and Electronics
    Eric J. Markvicka*, Michael D Bartlett*, Xiaonan Huang, Carmel Majidi (*equal contribution)
    Nature Materials, 2018, 17, 618-624
    PDF Video

    Significant press coverage, top 1% (#10) of outputs from Nature Materials, top 0.5% of all outputs tracked

  • Low-Cost Wearable Human-Computer Interface with Conductive Fabric for STEAM Education
    Eric J. Markvicka, Steven Rich, Jiahe Liao, Hesham Zaini and Carmel Majidi
    Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC), 2018 IEEE
    PDF Source files

  • Visually Imperceptible Liquid‐Metal Circuits for Transparent, Stretchable Electronics with Direct Laser Writing
    Chengfeng Pan, Kitty Kumar, Jianzhao Li, Eric J. Markvicka, Peter R Herman, Carmel Majidi
    Advanced Materials, 2018, 30, 1706937
    PDF Video

    Direct laser writing of liquid metal grids for visually imperceptible stretchable electronics
    In Proceedings of the SPIE Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXIV, 1090516 (13 March 2019)
    Conference presentation

  • 2017

  • Soft-Matter Printed Circuit Board with UV Laser Micropatterning
    Tong Lu, Eric J. Markvicka, Yichu Jin, Carmel Majidi
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 22055-22062
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  • 2016 and prior

  • Rapid Fabrication of Soft, Multilayered Electronics for Wearable Biomonitoring
    Eric J. Markvicka*, Michael D Bartlett*, Carmel Majidi (*equal contribution)
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 8496-8504
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  • Stretchable, High‐k Dielectric Elastomers through Liquid‐Metal Inclusions
    Michael D Bartlett, Andrew Fassler, Navid Kazem, Eric J. Markvicka, Pratiti Mandal, Carmel Majidi
    Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 3726-3731
    PDFArticle featured as inside back cover

  • Multi-Quadrant Surgical Robot for Single Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy
    Eric J. Markvicka, Ryan McCormick, Tom Frederick, Joe Bartels, Shane Farritor, and Dmitry Oleynikov
    ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
    PDF Video

  • Multi-Functional Surgical Robot for Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site Colectomies
    Tyler Wortman, Ryan McCormick, Eric J. Markvicka, Tom Frederick, Shane Farritor, and Dmitry Oleynikov
    ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
    PDF Video

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  • PUBLICATIONS

    PATENTS

    VIDEOS

    [P11] Robotic Device with Compact Joint Design and Related Systems and Methods
    Tom Frederick, Eric Markvicka, Shane Farritor, Dmitry Oleynikov
    US Patent No. 11,406,458 B2 (Aug. 9, 2022)

    [P10] Robotic Surgical Devices, Systems and Methods
    Shane Farritor, Tyler Wortman, Kyle Strabala, Ryan McCormick, Amy Lehman, Dmitry Oleynikov, Eric Markvicka
    US Patent No. 11,032,125 (June 8, 2021)

    [P9] Method for Fabrication of a Soft-Matter Printed Circuit Board
    Carmel Majidi, Tong Lu, Eric Markvicka
    US Patent No. 10,757,815 (Aug. 25, 2020)

    [P8] Soft, Multilayered Electronics for Wearable Devices and Methods to Produce the Same
    Carmel Majidi, Michael Bartlett, Eric Markvicka
    US Patent No. 10,645,803 (May 5, 2020)

    [P7] Methods, Systems, and Devices Relating to Robotic Surgical Devices, End Effectors, and Controllers
    Shane Farritor, Thomas Frederick, Joe Bartels, Eric Markvicka, Jack Mondry
    US Patent No. 10,603,121 (Mar. 31, 2020)

    [P6] Local Control Robotic Surgical Devices and Related Methods
    Eric Markvicka, Tom Frederick, Jack Mondry, Joe Bartels, Shane Farritor
    US Patent No. 10,470,828 (Nov. 12, 2019)

    [P5] Robotic Device with Compact Joint Design and Related Systems and Methods
    Tom Frederick, Eric Markvicka, Shane Farritor, Dmitry Oleynikov
    US Patent No. 10,376,322 (Aug. 13, 2019)

    [P4] Single Site Robotic Device and Related Systems and Methods
    Jack Mondry, Shane Farritor, Eric Markvicka, Thomas Frederick, Joe Bartels
    US Patent No. 10,219,870 (Mar. 5, 2019)

    [P3] Methods, Systems, and Devices Relating to Robotic Surgical Devices, End Effectors, and Controllers
    Shane Farritor, Thomas Frederick, Joe Bartels, Eric Markvicka, Jack Mondry
    US Patent No. 9,743,987 (Aug. 29, 2017)

    [P2] Single Site Robotic Device and Related Systems and Methods
    Jack Mondry, Shane Farritor, Eric Markvicka, Thomas Frederick, Joe Bartels
    US Patent No. 9,498,292 (Nov. 22, 2016)

    [P1] Local Control Robotic Surgical Devices and Related Methods
    Eric Markvicka, Tom Frederick, Jack Mondry, Joe Bartels, Shane Farritor
    US Patent No. 9,010,214 (Apr. 21, 2015)

    [A1] Multi-Site Damage Sensing and Localization Soft-Matter Electronics and Related Systems and Methods
    Carmel Majidi, Michael Bartlett, Eric Markvicka
    US Patent App. 17/095,564 (Nov. 11, 2020)

    [A2] Pressure Sensing Device with Proximity Detection and Related Systems and Methods
    Carmel Majidi, Eric Markvicka, Lining Yao, Gierad Laput, Guanyun Wang, Yi-Chin Lee
    US Patent App. 63/017,785 (April 30, 2020)

    [A3] Methods, Systems and Devices for Surgical Access and Insertion
    Tom Frederick, Shane Farritor, Jack Mondry, Eric Markvicka, Dmitry Oleynikov, Jacob Greenburg
    US Patent App. 14/661,465

    [A4] Systems, Methods, and Media for Predicting a Presence of One or More Molecules Using One or More Chemical Sensors
    Eric Markvicka, Jason Finnegan, Jenna Yentes, Stephen Rennard,
    US Patent App. 63/243,974

    PUBLICATIONS

    PATENTS

    VIDEOS

    Wearable Electronic Nose

    3D Printing of Functional Emulsions to Control Liquid Metal Microstructure

    Passive Thermal Management- Lightweight Liquid Metal Elastomer Composite

    Silver Tape: Inkjet-Printed Circuits

    Soft Multifunctional Material with Liquid Crystal Elastomer

    ElectroDermis: Untethered Electronic Bandages

    Liquid Metal Elastomer Nanocomposite

    Electrically Self-Healing Soft Robot

    Electrically Self-Healing Digital Counter

    Writing a Soft Circuit with an XY Pen Plotter

    Electrically Self-Healing Material

    Transparent Electronics for Hazard Awareness

    Put Yourself on the Map: Robotic Surgery

    Impact the World: Robotic Surgery


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