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Paul White

Address: 220 S. 33rd Street,
Towne Bldg, Rm 170,
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6314
Phone: 215-746-7952

Research Interests

Paul's research concentrates on developing methods to utilize system energy to reconfigure modular robotic systems. Modular robots typically have mechanisms to reconfigure and/or locomote. As the scale of modular robots decreases, size constraints limit its ability to actuate. The use of system energy for locomotion and reconfiguration overcomes power density issues when modules are scaled down.


White P., Zykov V., Bongard J., Lipson H. (2005), "Three Dimensional Stochastic Reconfiguration of Modular Robots", Proceedings of Robotics Science and Systems, MIT, Cambridge MA, June 8-10, 2005

White P. J., Kopanski K., Lipson H. (2004), "Stochastic Self-Reconfigurable Cellular Robotics", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA04), pp. 2888-2893

Past Projects

Developed a Java applet based kinematic simulator for the Kinematic Models For Design Digital Library, KMODDL, a site with numerous models and multimedia to aid in the teaching of kinematics. There are numerous interactive simulations of classic kinematic mechanisms such as the Peaucellier Straight Line Mechanism

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