Yellowhorse, Alden

Ad Huisjes joined the MSD research group as of 1 March 2020 as a PhD.

More information about his research area, focus and project will follow soon.

Research interests
  • Deployable Mechanisms and Robots
  • Origami-Inspired Engineering
  • Precision Devices
  • Compliant Mechanisms
Awards
  • Best Paper Award – ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference 2019
  • NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship 2015 – 2018
  • Fulton PhD Fellowship May 2014 – May 2015
  • Graduate Research Fellowship Sep. 2015 – Sep. 2016
  • BYU Full-Tuition Academic Scholarship Aug. 2013 – Aug. 2015
  • Outstanding Student Award - Mathematics Apr. 2012
  • Pre-Engineering Science Outstanding Graduate Apr. 2009
  • UVU Full Tuition Academic Scholarship
Publications

Journals

  1. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell, L., “Creating Rigid Foldability to Enable Mobility of Origami-Inspired Mechanisms,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 8:1, 011011-1, 2016.
  2. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell L., “Deployable lenticular stiffeners for origami-inspired mechanisms.” Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 46:5, 634-649, DOI: 10.1080/15397734.2017.1406370, 2018
  3. Yellowhorse, A., Lang, R., Tolman, K., and Howell, L.. "Creating Linkage Permutations to Prevent Self-Intersection and Enable Deployable Networks of Thick-Origami." Scientific Reports 8:1, 12936, 2018.
  4. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell, L., (Submitted) "Regular 2D and 3D Linkage-Based Origami Tessellations." ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 2019.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell, L., "A Pseudo-Rigid Body Model for Compliant Edge Panels in Origami-Inspired Mechanisms." In Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, pp. V05BT07A005. ASME, 2016.
  2. Yellowhorse, A., Tolman, K., and Howell, L., "Optimization of Origami-based Tubes for Lightweight Deployable Structures." In Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, pp. V05BT08A035. ASME, 2017.
  3. Fernelius, J., Yellowhorse, A., Magleby, S., and Howell, L., "Method for customizing deployment motion through modifying Poisson's ratio," in IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century,Tokyo, 2016.
  4. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell, L., "Three Approaches for Managing Stiffness in Origami-Inspired Mechanisms." In Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, pp. V05BT07A056. ASME, 2018.
  5. Yellowhorse, A., and Howell, L., "Regular 2D and 3D Linkage-Based Origami Tessellations." In Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. ASME, 2019.

Ad Huisjes