Cynthia Sung

Gabel Family Term Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics
University of Pennsylvania
crsung (at) seas.upenn.edu

Projects | Publications | Past Projects

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Animatronic soft robots by additive folding. S Yim, C Sung, S Miyashita, D Rus, and S Kim. International Journal of Robotics Research 37.6 (2018): 611-628. DOI: 10.1177/0278364918772023
  2. Spotlight on origami robots. D Rus and C Sung. Science Robotics 3.15 (2018): eaat0938. DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aat0938
  3. Interactive Robogami: An end-to-end system for design of robots with ground locomotion. A Schulz, C Sung, A Spielberg, W Zhao, R Cheng, E Grinspun, D Rus, and W Matusik. International Journal of Robotics Research 36.10 (2017): 1131-1147. DOI: 10.1177/0278364917723465
  4. iDiary: From GPS signals to a text-searchable diary. D Feldman, C Sung, A Sugaya, and D Rus. ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks 11.4 (2015): 60. DOI: 10.1145/2814569
  5. Pouch motors: Printable soft actuators integrated with computational design. R Niiyama, X Sun, C Sung, B An, D Rus, and S Kim. Soft Robotics 2.2 (2015): 59-70. DOI: 10.1089/soro.2014.0023
  6. Foldable joints for foldable robots. C Sung and D Rus. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics 7.2 (2015): 021012. DOI: 10.1115/1.4029490
  7. Folding angle regulation by curved crease design for self-assembling origami propellers. S Miyashita, I DiDio, I Ananthabhotla, B An, C Sung, S Arabagi, and D Rus. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics 7.2 (2015): 021013. DOI: 10.1115/1.4029548
  8. Edge-compositions of 3-D surfaces. C Sung, ED Demaine, ML Demaine, and D Rus. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design 135.11 (2013): 111001. DOI: 10.1115/1.4025378

Conference Papers

  1. Programmable 3-D surfaces using origami tessellations. H Yuan, J Pikul, and C Sung. 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics, and Education, Sep. 2018.
  2. Leveraging compliance in origami robot legs for robust and natural locomotion. X Deng and C Sung. 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics, and Education, Sep. 2018.
  3. Self-folded soft robotic structures with controllable joints. C Sung, R Lin, S Miyashita, S Yim, S Kim, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), May 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989072
  4. Functional co-optimization of articulated robots. A Spielberg, B Araki, C Sung, R Tedrake, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), May 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989587
  5. Automated fabrication of foldable robots using thick materials. C Sung and D Rus. International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR 2015), Sep. 2015.
  6. Reconfiguration planning for pivoting cube modular robots. C Sung, J Bern, J Romanishin, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), May 2015. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139451
  7. An untethered miniature origami robot that self-folds, walks, swims, and degrades. S Miyashita, S Guitron, M Ludersdorfer, C Sung, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), May 2015. Best paper finalist. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139386
  8. Foldable joints for foldable robots. C Sung and D Rus. International Symposium on Experimental Robotics (ISER 2014), June 2014.
  9. iDiary: From GPS signals to a text-searchable diary. D Feldman, A Sugaya, C Sung, and D Rus. 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2013), Nov. 2013. DOI: 10.1145/2517351.2517366
  10. Joining unfoldings of 3-D surfaces. C Sung, E D Demaine, M L Demaine, and D Rus. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2013), Aug. 2013. DOI: 10.1115/DETC2013-12692
  11. Improving the performance of multi-robot systems by task switching. C Sung, N Ayanian, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), May 2013. DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630993
  12. The single pixel GPS: Learning big data signals from tiny coresets. D Feldman, C Sung, and D Rus. 20th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (GIS 2012), Nov. 2012. DOI: 10.1145/2424321.2424325
  13. Trajectory clustering for motion prediction. C Sung, D Feldman, and D Rus. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Oct. 2012. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2012.6386017
  14. Design of a novel mechanical syringe pump for neonatal care in low-resource settings. C Sung, R R Kamath, Y Cui, C Ouyang, E Carstens, R F Ramos, and Z M Oden. IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC 2011), Oct. 2011. DOI: 10.1109/GHTC.2011.21
  15. Effect of progressive visual error augmentation on human motor adaptation. C Sung, and M K O’Malley. IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2011), June 2011. DOI: 10.1109/ICORR.2011.5975399
  16. Comparison of reaching kinematics during mirror and parallel robotic movements. Z Kadivar, C Sung, Z Thomson, M O’Malley, M Liebschner, and Z Deng. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference (MMVR 18), Feb. 2011. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-706-2-247

Workshop Papers

  1. Data-driven task assignment for multi-vehicle package delivery. C Sung and D Rus. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015) ECHORD++ Workshop on Urban Robotic Applications, Oct. 2015.
  2. Interactive Robogami: Data-driven design for 3D print and fold robots with ground locomotion. A Schulz, C Sung, A Spielberg, W Zhao, Y Cheng, A Mehta, E Grinspun, D Rus, W Matusik. ACM SIGGRAPH Talks, Aug. 2015. DOI: 10.1145/2785585.2792556
  3. Using coresets for map making for long-term operation of robots. C Wu, D Feldman, C Sung, and D Rus. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013) Workshop on Long-Term Autonomy, May 2013.

Patents

  1. Text Characterization of Trajectories. D Rus, D Feldman, C R Sung, and A K Sugaya. U.S. Patent Application, No. 13/940,822, filed Jul. 12, 2013.

Thesis

  1. Computational Design of Foldable Robots via Composition. Ph.D. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sep. 2016.
  2. Data Driven Task Allocation for Multi-Robot Deliveries. S.M. Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sep. 2013.



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