2017

39. [RA-L-1]
B. Ward-Cherrier, N. Rojas, and N.F. Lepora, “Model-Free Precise In-Hand Manipulation with a 3D-Printed Tactile Gripper,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), to appear
(2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 24-28, 2017)

38. [ICORR-1]
N. Rojas and A.M. Dollar, “Distance-Based Kinematics of the Five-Oblique-Axis Thumb Model with Intersecting Axes at the Metacarpophalangeal Joint,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), to appear 

37. [ACCESS-1]
O.Y. Kanner, N. Rojas, L.U. Odhner, and A.M. Dollar, “Adaptive Legged Robots through Exactly-Constrained and Non-Redundant Design,” IEEE Access (ACCESS), to appear

36. [ICRA-6]
W.G. Bircher, A.M. Dollar, and N. Rojas, “A Two-Fingered Robot Gripper with Large Object Reorientation Range,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 2017
Finalist of the Best Robotic Manipulation Paper Award

35. [ICRA-5]
O.Y. Kanner, N. Rojas, and A.M. Dollar, “Between-Leg Coupling Schemes for Passively-Adaptive Non-Redundant Legged Robots,” Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 2017

34. [CK-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, “Forward Kinematics of the General Triple-Arm Robot Using a Distance-Based Formulation,” Proceedings of the 7th IFToMM International Workshop on Computational Kinematics (CK), Futuroscope-Poitiers, France, May 22-24, 2017

2016

33. [JMR-5]
R.R. Ma, N. Rojas, and A.M. Dollar, "Spherical Hands: Towards Underactuated, In-Hand Manipulation Invariant to Object Size and Grasp Location," ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), Vol. 8, No. 6, 061021 (12 pages), 2016

32. [T-RO-4]
N. Rojas and A.M. Dollar, "Gross Motion Analysis of Fingertip‐Based Within‐Hand Manipulation,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 1009 - 1016, 2016

31. [T-RO-3]
N. Rojas, R.R. Ma, and A.M. Dollar, "The GR2 Gripper: An Underactuated Hand for Open-Loop In-Hand Planar Manipulation,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 763 - 770, 2016

30. [JMR-4]
N. Rojas and A.M. Dollar, "Classification and Kinematic Equivalents of Contact Types for Fingertip-Based Robot Hand Manipulation," ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), Vol. 8, No. 4, 041014 (9 pages), 2016

29. [JMR-3]
N. Rojas and A.M. Dollar, "The Coupler Surface of the RSRS Mechanism,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), Vol. 8, No. 1, 014505 (5 pages), 2016

28. [REMAR-1]
R.R. Ma, N. Rojas, and A.M. Dollar, "Towards Predictable Precision Manipulation of Unknown Objects with Underactuated Fingers,”  in Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots II (ReMAR), X. Ding, X. Kong, and J.S. Dai (editors), Springer, 2016
(3rd IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, Beijing, China, July 20-22, 2015)
Winner, Best Student Paper Award

27. [DS-1]
R. Sosa, N. Rojas, J.S. Gero, and Q. Xu, “Visual Divergence in Humans and Computers,” Design Studies (DS), Vol. 42, pp. 56-85, January 2016

2015

26. [MMT-4]
N. Rojas, A.M. Dollar, and F. Thomas, "A Unified Position Analysis of the Dixon and the Generalized Peaucellier Linkages,” Mechanism and Machine Theory (MMT), Vol. 94, pp. 28-40, December 2015

25. [IDETC-2]
O.Y. Kanner, N. Rojas, and A.M. Dollar, "Design of a Passively-Adaptive Three Degree-of-Freedom Multi-Legged Robot with Underactuated Legs,” Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, August 2-5, 2015

24. [IJARS-1] 
N. Tan, N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, V. Kee, and R. Sosa, "Nested Reconfigurable Robots: Theory, Design, and Realization,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (IJARS), Vol. 12, No. 7, 110 (12 pages), 2015

23. [ICRA-4] 
N. Rojas, J. Borràs, and F. Thomas, "On Quartically-Solvable Robots,” Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, Washington, USA, May 26-30, 2015

22. [DCN-1]
S. Nansai, N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, R. Sosa, and M. Iwase, "A Novel Approach to Gait Synchronization and Transition for Reconfigurable Walking Platforms,” Digital Communications and Networks (DCN), Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 141-151, 2015

21. [JOR-1]
S. Nansai, R.E. Mohan, N. Tan, N. Rojas, and M. Iwase, "Dynamic Modeling and Nonlinear Position Control of a Quadruped Robot with Theo Jansen Linkage Mechanisms and a Single Actuator,” Journal of Robotics (JOR), Vol. 2015, Article ID 315673 (15 pages), 2015

20. [AME-1]
S. Nansai, N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, R. Sosa, and M. Iwase, "On a Jansen Leg with Multiple Gait Patterns for Reconfigurable Walking Platforms,” Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Special Issue on Reconfigurable and Deployable Mechanisms (AME), Vol. 7, No. 3, 1687814015573824 (18 pages), 2015

2014

19. [IROS-2]
N. Rojas and A.M. Dollar, "Characterization of the Precision Manipulation Capabilities of Robot Hands via the Continuous Group of Displacements,” Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 14-18, 2014

18. [AIM-1]
V. Kee, N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, and R. Sosa, "Hinged-Tetro: A Self-reconfigurable Module for Nested Reconfiguration," Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Besançon, France, July 8-11, 2014

17. [ICRA-3]
R.E. Mohan, N. Rojas, A. Chua, "Design Principles for Robot Inclusive Spaces: A Case Study with Roomba," Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Hong Kong, China, May 31 - June 7,  2014

2013

16. [RAM-1]
R.E. Mohan, N. Rojas, R. Sosa, J. Kaisner, "Robot Inclusive Space Challenge: A Design Initiative," Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (RAM), Manila, Philippines, November 12-15, 2013

15. [IROS-1]
S. Nansai, N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, and R. Sosa, "Exploration of Adaptive Gait Patterns with a Reconfigurable Linkage Mechanism,” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Tokyo, Japan, November 3-8, 2013

14. [ISRM-1]
N. Rojas, R.E. Mohan, and R. Sosa, "Reconfiguration in Linkages by Variable Allocation of Joint Positions: A Modular Design Approach," Proceedings of the 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics (ISRM), Singapore, October 2-4, 2013

13. [ICED-1]
R.E. Mohan, N. Rojas, S. Seah, and R. Sosa, "Design Principles for Robot Inclusive Spaces," Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), Design for Harmonies, Vol.4: Product, Service and Systems Design , Seoul, Korea, August 19-22, 2013

12. [T-RO-2]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "The Univariate Closure Conditions of All Fully-Parallel Planar Robots Derived From a Single Polynomial," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 758-765, 2013

11. [ICRA-2]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "The Closure Condition of the Double Banana and Its Application to Robot Position Analysis," Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 6-10, 2013

10. [JMR-2]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "Application of Distance Geometry to Tracing Coupler Curves of Pin-Jointed Linkages," ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), Vol. 5, No. 2, 021001 (9 pages), 2013

2012

9. [MMT-3]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "Formulating Assur Kinematic Chains as Projective Extensions of Baranov Trusses," Mechanism and Machine Theory (MMT), Vol. 56, pp. 16-27, October 2012

8. [ICRA-1]
N. Rojas, J. Borràs, and F. Thomas, "The Octahedral Manipulator Revisited," Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 14-18, 2012 

7. [MMT-2]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "On Closed-Form Solutions to the Position Analysis of Baranov Trusses," Mechanism and Machine Theory (MMT), Vol. 50, pp. 179-196, April 2012

PhD thesis
N. Rojas, "Distance-Based Formulations for the Position Analysis of Kinematic Chains," PhD thesis, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (CSIC-UPC), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012

2011

6. [JMR-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "Closed-Form Solution to the Position Analysis of Watt-Baranov Trusses Using the Bilateration Method," ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), Vol. 3, No. 3, 031001 (10 pages), 2011

5. [IDETC-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "A Coordinate-Free Approach to Tracing the Coupler Curves of Pin-Jointed Linkages," Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Washington DC, USA, August 28-31, 2011
Honorable mention, finalist of the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee Best Paper Award

4. [MMT-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "Distance-Based Position Analysis of the Three Seven-Link Assur Kinematic Chains," Mechanism and Machine Theory (MMT), Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 112-126, February 2011

3. [T-RO-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "The Forward Kinematics of 3-RPR Planar Robots: A Review and a Distance-Based Formulation," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO), Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 143-150, 2011

2010

2. [SMDR-1]
N. Rojas, J. Borràs, and F. Thomas, "A Distance-Based Formulation of the Octahedral Manipulator Kinematics," IFToMM Symposium on Mechanism Design for Robotics 2010 (SMDR), Mexico City, Mexico, September, 28-29, 2010 

1. [ARK-1]
N. Rojas and F. Thomas, "A Robust Forward Kinematics Analysis of 3-RPR Planar Platforms," in Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARK), J. Lenarcic and M. Stanisic (editors), Springer, 2010
(12th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics, Piran-Portoroz, Slovenia, June 27 – July 1, 2010)