Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
- B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, '98
- M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, ‘00
- Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, '08
- Multi-scale robotic manipulation and assembly
- Mobile micro/nano robotics
- Micro/nano aerial vehicles
- Micro-Bio robotics
- Automation for the life sciences
Awards and Recognitions
Ten Select Publications
W. Jing, N. Pagano, D. Cappelleri, “A Novel Micro-Scale Magnetic Tumbling Microrobot”, Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 1-12, 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s12213-012-0053-1.
D. Cappelleri, N. Vitoroulis, “The Robotic Decathlon: Project-Based Learning Labs and Curriculum Design for an Introductory Robotics Course”, Special Issue on Robotics Education, IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp 73-81, February, 2013, DOI: 10.1109/TE.2012.2215329.
D. Cappelleri, Z. Fu. M. Fatovic, U. Shah, “Caging for 2D and 3D Micromanipulation”, Journal of Micro-Nano Mechatronics, Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp 115-129, December 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s12213-012-0050-4.
D. Cappelleri, P. Cheng, J. Fink, B. Gavrea, V. Kumar, “Automated Assembly for Meso-Scale Parts”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pp. 598-613, 2011.
D. Cappelleri, G. Piazza, V. Kumar, “A Two Dimensional Vision-Based Force Sensor for Microrobotic Applications”, Sensors & Actuators: A Physical, Vol. 171, Issue 2, pp. 340-351, 2011.
D. Cappelleri, A. Halasz, J-Y. Sul, T. Kim, J. Eberwine, and V. Kumar, “Towards A Fully Automated High-Throughput Phototransfection System”, Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation (JALA), vol. 15, pp. 329-341, August 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.jala.2010.03.003
D. Cappelleri, G. Krishnan, C. Kim, V. Kumar, “Towards the Design of a Decoupled, Two-Dimensional, Vision-Based μN Force Sensor”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol 2, Issue 2, May 2010.
J-Y Sul, C. K. Wu, F. Zeng, J. Jochems, M. T. Lee, T. K. Kim, T. Peritz, P. Buckley, D. Cappelleri, M. Maronski, M. Kim, V. Kumar, D. Meaney, J. Kim and J. Eberwine, “Transcriptome Transfer Produces a Predictable Cellular Phenotype”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 2009: May 5;106(18):7624-9. Epub 2009 Apr 20. PMCID: PMC2670883.
D. Cappelleri, M. Frecker, T. Simpson, and A. Snyder, “A Metamodel-Based Approach for Optimal Design of a PZT Bimorph Actuator for Minimally Invasive Surgery”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 124:2 (354-357), 2002.