Texas Tech University


  1. Evans, H. B., Gorumlu, S., Aksak, B., Castillo, L., & Sheng, J. (2016). Holographic microscopy and microfluidics platform for measuring wall stress and 3D flow over surfaces textured by micro-pillars. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep28753
  2. Hu, Z., Gorumlu, S., Aksak, B., & Kumar, G. (2015). Patterning of metallic glasses using polymer templates. SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 108, 15–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.06.011
  3. Aksak, B., Sahin, K., & Sitti, M. (2014). The optimal shape of elastomer mushroom-like fibers for high and robust adhesion. BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY, 5, 830–838. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.5.74
  4. Tortora, G., Glass, P., Wood, N., Aksak, B., Menciassi, A., Sitti, M., & Riviere, C. (2012). Investigation of Bioinspired Gecko Fibers to Improve Adhesion of HeartLander Surgical Robot. In 2012 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC) (pp. 908–911). IEEE; Engn Med & Biol Soc (EMBS); CAS; SMC; PubMed; MEDLINE.
  5. Aksak, B., Hui, C.-Y., & Sitti, M. (2011). The effect of aspect ratio on adhesion and stiffness for soft elastic fibres. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, 8(61), 1166–1175. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2010.0582
  6. Suemer, B., Aksak, B., Sahin, K., Chuengsatiansup, K., & Sitti, M. (2011). Piezoelectric Polymer Fiber Arrays for Tactile Sensing Applications. SENSOR LETTERS, 9(2), 457–463. https://doi.org/10.1166/sl.2011.1498
  7. Yoon, J. A., Bencherif, S. A., Aksak, B., Kim, E. K., Kowalewski, T., Oh, J. K., & Matyjaszewski, K. (2011). Thermoresponsive Hydrogel Scaffolds with Tailored Hydrophilic Pores. CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL, 6(1), 128–136. https://doi.org/10.1002/asia.201000514
  8. Suemer, B., Onal, C. D., Aksak, B., & Sitti, M. (2010). An experimental analysis of elliptical adhesive contact. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 107(11). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3428494
  9. Murphy, M. P., Aksak, B., & Sitti, M. (2009). Gecko-inspired Directional and Controllable Adhesion. SMALL, 5(2), 170–175. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.200801161
  10. Sitti, M., Cusick, B., Aksak, B., Nese, A., Lee, H., Dong, H., ... Matyjaszewski, K. (2009). Dangling Chain Elastomers as Repeatable Fibrillar Adhesives. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 1(10), 2277–2287. https://doi.org/10.1021/am9004368
  11. Aksak, B., Murphy, M. P., & Sitti, M. (2008). Gecko inspired micro-fibrillar adhesives for wall climbing robots on micro/nanoscale rough surfaces. In 2008 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION, VOLS. 1-9 (pp. 3058–3063). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOT.2008.4543675
  12. Aksak, B., Murphy, M. P., & Sitti, M. (2007). Adhesion of biologically inspired vertical and angled polymer microfiber arrays. LANGMUIR, 23(6), 3322–3332. https://doi.org/10.1021/la062697t
  13. Aksak, B., Sitti, M., Cassell, A., Li, J., Meyyappan, M., & Callen, P. (2007). Friction of partially embedded vertically aligned carbon nanofibers inside elastomers. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 91(6). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2767997
  14. Kim, S., Aksak, B., & Sitti, M. (2007). Enhanced friction of elastomer microfiber adhesives with spatulate tips. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 91(22). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2820755
  15. Kirby, B. I., Aksak, B., Campbell, J. D., Hoburg, J. F., Mowry, T. C., Pillai, P., & Goldstein, S. C. (2007). A modular robotic system using magnetic force effectors. In 2007 IEEE/RSJ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT ROBOTS AND SYSTEMS, VOLS 1-9 (p. 2793+). IEEE; RSJ.
  16. Murphy, M. P., Aksak, B., & Sitti, M. (2007). Adhesion and anisotropic friction enhancements of angled heterogeneous micro-fiber arrays with spherical and spatula tips. JOURNAL OF ADHESION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 21(12–13), 1281–1296. https://doi.org/10.1163/156856107782328380
  17. Yang, B., Aksak, B., Lin, Q., & Sitti, M. (2006). Compliant and low-cost humidity nanosensors using nanoporous polymer membranes. SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, 114(1), 254–262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2005.05.017