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Dr. Aaron Parness
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  1. A Parness, "Anchoring Foot Mechanisms for Sampling and Mobility in Microgravity," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, 2011., May, 2011.
  2. D Soto, G Hill, A Parness, N Esparza, M Cutkosky, T Kenny, "Effect of fibril shape on adhesive properties," Applied Physics Letters, 97, 5, 2010.
  3. A Parness, "Microstructured adhesives for climbing applications," Stanford University PhD Thesis, 2010.
  4. A Parness, A Asbeck, S Dastoor, L Fullerton, N Esparza, D Soto, B Heyneman, M Cutkosky, "Climbing rough vertical surfaces with hierarchical directional adhesives," IEEE ICRA, 2009, 2675-2680.
  5. A Parness, D Soto, N Esparza, N Gravish, M Wilkinson, K Autumn, M Cutkosky, "A microfabricated wedge-shaped adhesive array displaying gecko-like dynamic adhesion, directionality and long lifetime," Journal of the Royal Society Interface 6, 41, 2009, 1223-1232.
  6. N Gravish, M Wilkinson, S Sponberg, A Parness, N Esparza, D Soto, T Yamaguchi, M Broide, M Cutkosky, C Creton, K Autumn, "Rate-dependent frictional adhesion in natural and synthetic gecko setae," Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 7, 43, 2009, 259-269.
  7. K Daniels, A Parness, "Development and use of mechanical devices for simulation of seizure and hemorrhage in obstetrical team training," Simulation in Healthcare, 3, 1, 2008, 42-46.
  8. D Soto, A Parness, N Esparza, M Cutkosky, T Kenny, "Microfabricated dry adhesive displaying frictional adhesion," Hilton Head Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems Conference, 2008.
  9. D Santos, M Spenko, A Parness, S Kim, M Cutkosky, "Directional adhesion for climbing: theoretical and practical considerations," Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 21, 12-13., 2007, 13-17-1341.
  10. D Santos, S Kim, M Spenko, A Parness, M Cutkosky, "Directional adhesive structures for controlled climbing on smooth vertical surfaces," IEEE ICRA, 2007, 1262-1267.
  11. A Asbeck, S Kim, A McClung, A Parness, M Cutkosky, "Climbing walls with microspines," IEEE ICRA, 2006.
  12. A Parness, "Comparison of heat sink and fan combinations and thermal electric coolers for use in the Mars Gravity Biosatellite," MIT Undergraduate Thesis, 2004.

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