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Steven Floyd

email: srfloyd (AT) andrew.cmu.edu
Now at Arete Associates
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis

Research Projects Publications

Journal Articles

  1. S. Floyd, E. Diller, C. Pawashe, and M. Sitti, ''Control Methodologies for a Heterogeneous Group of Untethered Magnetic Micro-Robots,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, (under review).
  2. S. Floyd, C. Pawashe, M. Sitti, ''Two-Dimensional Contact and Non-Contact Micro-Manipulation in Liquid using an Untethered Mobile Magnetic Micro-Robot,'' IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 1332-1342, 2009. [link]
  3. C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, M. Sitti, ''Modeling and Experimental Characterization of an Untethered Magnetic Micro-Robot,'' International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 28, No. 8, 2009, invited paper. [link]
  4. C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, M. Sitti , ''Multiple Magnetic Microrobot Control using Electrostatic Clamping," Applied Physics Letters, 94, 164108 (2009). [pdf] [link]
  5. Floyd, S., Sitti, M., ''Design and Development of the Lifting and Propulsion Mechanism for a Biologically Inspired Water Runner Robot,'' IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 24(3), pp. 689-709, 2008.

Conference Articles

  1. C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, and M. Sitti, ''Magnetic Mobile Micro-Robots,'' Journees Nationales de la Recherche en Robotique, Neuvy sur Barangeon, France, 2009.
  2. C. Pawashe, S. Floyd, and M. Sitti, ''Assembly and Disassembly of Magnetic Mobile Micro-Robots towards 2-D Reconfigurable Micro-Systems,'' International Symposium on Robotics Research, invited paper, Lucerne, Switzerland, 2009. [pdf]
  3. S. Floyd, C. Pawashe, and M. Sitti, ''Microparticle Manipulation using Multiple Untethered Magnetic Microrobots on an Electrostatic Surface,'' IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009. Received Conference Best Paper Award [pdf]
  4. H. S. Park, S. Floyd, and M. Sitti, ''Dynamic Modeling and Analysis of Pitch Motion of a Basilisk Lizard Inspired Quadruped Robot Running on Water,'' IEEE Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, 2009. [link]
  5. Park, H. Floyd, S. Sitti, M. "Dynamic Modeling of a Basilisk Lizard Inspired Quadruped Robot Running on Water," IEEE/RSJ Intelligent Robot Systems Conference, pp. 3101-3107, 2008.
  6. Park, H., Floyd, S., Sitti, M., ''3-D Simulation of Bio-inspired Water Running Robot,'' Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines, 2008.
  7. Pawashe, C., Floyd, S., Sitti, M., "Dynamic Modeling of an Untethered Magnetic Micro-Robot," Robotics: Science and Systems, Zurich, Switzerland, 2008. pdf
  8. Floyd, S., Pawashe, C., Sitti, M., "An Untethered Magnetically Actuated Micro-Robot Capable of Motion on Arbitrary Surfaces," IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2008. [pdf]
  9. Floyd, S., Adilak, S., Ramirez, S., Rogman, R., Sitti, M., "Performance of Different Foot Designs for a Water Running Robot," IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2008.
  10. S. Floyd, T. Keegan, and M. Sitti, ''A Novel Water Running Robot Inspired by Basilisk Lizards,'' Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Intelligent Robot Systems Conference, pp. 5430-36, Beijing, China, Nov. 2006. pdf