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Naughton, Noel, Jiarui Sun, Arman Tekinalp, Girish Chowdhary, and Mattia Gazzola, Elastica: A compliant mechanics environment for soft robotic control, arXiv:2009.0842.

Wang, Jiaojiao, Junehu Park, Xiaotian Zhang, Insu Park, Evin A. Kilicarslan, Yongdeok Kim, Rashid Bashir, and Mattia Gazzola, Computationally assisted design and selection of maneuverable biological walking machines, bioRxiv.

Chang, Halder, Shih, Tekinalp, Parthasarathy, Gribkova, Chowdhary, Gillette, Gazzola, Mehta, Energy shaping control of a CyberOctopus soft arm, arXiv:2004.05747.


Weiner, Bhosale, Gazzola, King, Mechanics of randomly packed filaments – the ‘bird nest’ as meta-material, Journal of Applied Physics, 2020.


Zhang, Chan, Parthasarathy, Gazzola, Modeling and simulation of complex dynamic musculoskeletal architectures, Nature Communications, 2019.

Charles, Gazzola, Mahadevan, Topology, geometry, and mechanics of strongly stretched and twisted filaments: solenoids, plectonemes, and artificial muscle fibers, Physical Review Letters, 2019.

Aydin, Zhang, Nuethong, Pagan-Diaz, Bashir, Gazzola, Saif, Neuromuscular actuation of biohybrid motile bots, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019.

Chowdhary, Gazzola, Krishnan, Soman, Lovell, Soft robotics as an enabling technology for agroforestry practice and research, Sustainability, 2019.


Gazzola, Dudte, McCormick, Mahadevan, Forward and inverse problems in the mechanics of soft filaments, Royal Society Open Science, 2018.

Pagan‐Diaz, Zhang, Grant, Kim, Aydin, Cvetkovic, Ko, Solomon, Hollis, Kong, Saif, Gazzola, Bashir, Simulation and fabrication of stronger, larger and faster walking biohybrid machines, Advanced Functional Materials, 2018.