Books

(1) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials. Active Matter. Ed. Tibbits, S. Cambridge, 2017. 270-286. [web]

Journals

(16) Overvelde, J. T. B., Mixe, M., Hoberman, C., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2017). ReBot: Untethered Reconfigurable Multi-gate Robotic System Constructed from Foldable Building Blocks. In preparation.

(15) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Rational Design of Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials. Nature, 541, 347-352. [De Volkskrant] [De Volkskrant online] [News & Views in Nature] [Harvard News] [pdf]

(14) Wang, Z., Galloway, K., Overvelde, J. T. B., Polygerinos, P., Bertoldi, K., Walsh, C. J., (2016). Interaction Forces of Soft Fiber Reinforced Bending Actuators. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 99. [pdf]

(13) Babaee, S., Overvelde, J. T. B., Chen, E. R., Tournat, V., Bertoldi, K., (2016). Reconfigurable Origami-inspired Acoustic Waveguides. Science Advances, 2(11), e1601019. [pdf]

(12) Overvelde, J. T. B., Dykstra, D. M. J., de Rooij, R., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2016). Tensile Instability in a Thick Elastic Body. Physical Review Letters, 117, 094301. [Harvard News] [pdf]

(11) Overvelde, J. T. B., de Jong, T. A., Shevchenko, Y., Becerra, S. A., Whitesides, G. M., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., (2016). A three-dimensional actuated origami-inspired transformable metamaterial with multiple degrees of freedom. Nature Communications. [NRC Handelsblad] [Financial Times] [Tech Insider] [Daily Mail] [The Telegraph] [Smithsonian] [ResearchGate featured article] [New Scientist] [Mic] [The Engineer] [TU Delta] [Harvard News] [pdf]

(10) Pouya, C., Overvelde, J. T. B., Kolle, M., Aizenberg, J., Bertoldi, K., Weaver, J. C., Vukusic, P., (2015). Characterization of a Mechanically Tunable Gyroid Photonic Crystal Inspired by the Butterfly Parides sesostris. Advanced Optical Materials. [pdf]

(9) Overvelde, J. T. B., Kloek, T., D'haen, J. J. A., Bertoldi, K., (2015) Amplifying the Response of Soft Actuators by Harnessing Snap-through Instabilities. Proceedings of the National Academic of Sciences of the United States of America. [Harvard News] [The Engineer] [TU Delta] [cover] [pdf]

(8) Coulais, C., Overvelde, J. T. B., Lubbers, L. A., Bertoldi, K., van Hecke, M., (2015). Discontinuous Buckling of Wide Beams and Metabeams. Physical Review Letters, 115, 044301[pdf]

(7) Bartlett, N. W., Tolley, M. T., Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Mosadegh, B., Bertoldi, K., Whitesides, G. M., Wood, R. J., (2015) A 3D Printed, Functionally Graded Soft Robot Powered by Combustion. Science, 349, 161-165. [The Washington Post] [IEEE Spectrum] [Discovery] [Harvard News] [Popular Mechanics] [pdf]

(6) Polygerinos, P., Wang, Z., Overvelde, J. T. B., Galloway, K., Wood, R., Bertoldi, K., Walsh, C. J., (2014). Modeling of Soft Fiber-reinforced Bending Actuators. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(3), 778-789. [pdf]

(5) Overvelde, J. T. B., Mengüç, Y., Polygerinos, P., Wang, Y., Wang, Z., Walsh, C. J., Wood, R. J., Bertoldi, K., (2014). Numerical Mechanical and Electrical Analysis of Soft Liquid-embedded Deformation Sensors. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 1, 42-46[pdf]

(4) Overvelde, J. T. B., Bertoldi, K., (2014). Relating Pore Shape to the Non-linear Response of Periodic Elastomeric Structures. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 64, 351-366. [pdf]

(3) Roche, E. T., Wohlfarth, R., Overvelde, J. T. B., Vasilyev, N. V., Pigula, F.A., Mooney, D. J., Bertoldi, K., Walsh, C.J., (2014). Bioinspired Soft Actuated Materials. Advanced Materials, 26(8), 1200-1206. [Research Highlight in Nature Materials] [News & Views in Nature Materials] [NRC Handelsblad] [Harvard News] [cover] [pdf]

(2) Overvelde, J. T. B., Shan, S., Bertoldi, K., (2012). Compaction Through Buckling in 2D Periodic, Soft and Porous Structures: Effect of Pore Shape. Advanced Materials, 24(17)2337-2342[pdf]

(1) Li, J., Shim, J., Deng, J., Overvelde, J. T. B., Zhu, X., Bertoldi, K., Yang, S., (2012). Switching Periodic Membranes via Pattern Transformation and Shape Memory Effect. Soft Matter, 8(40), 10322-10328. [pdf]

Documentaries and Exhibitions

"10 Degrees" (Sept 2016 - Jan 2017), exhibit at le Laboratoire, Cambridge US [web]

"The Origami Code" (2016), documentary by Francois-Xavier Vives, Dutch premiere INScience [web], aired NPO on 6 Nov. (min 32:49 - 35:01)

Selected Media Coverage

(38) Waterval, Dirk. (2017) "Natuurkundige Bas Overvelde gaat het bouwen: een robotboom die tot bloei komt waar je bij staat." Trouw 11 November. [web]

(37) Van Calmthout, Martijn. (2017) "Aan tafel met Frankenstein - De gemaakte natuur." Talk show Museum Boerhaave - Nacht van Kunst en Kennis 16 September.

(36) Visscher, Marc-Robin. (2017) “Zacht robotisch kunsthart in de maak.” Radio show NPO1 Nieuws en Co 4 August. [web]

(35) Ikink, Harm. (2017) "Toekomstmaterialen." Hypothese 12 May. [pdf]

(34) Van Calmthout, Martijn. (2017) "Hogere knutselkunde." De Volkskrant 11 March. [web] [web]

(33) Beekhuis, Mark. (2016) "Een origami-materiaal dat geluid verandert." Radio show BNR Wetenschap vandaag 28 November. [web]

(32) Karhof, Joost. (2016) "Wetenschappers adopteren Origami." Radio show NPO1 Nieuws en Co 4 November. [web]

(31) Vives, Francois-Xavier. (2016) "The Origami Code." Documentary at Inscience Festival 2-6 November. [web]

(30) Aan de Brugh, Marcel. (2016) "Octopus als Robot." NRC Handelsblad and NRC Next 3 September. [pdf] [pdf]

(29) Van Kasteren, Joost. (2016) "Dichte muur krijgt gaten met een keertje vouwen." NRC Handelsblad 16 April. [pdf]

(28) Cookson, Clive. (2016) "Origami comes into the tech fold." Financial Times  26 March. [pdf]

(27) Hansman, Heather. (2016) "A New Material Could Make Medical Devices That Expand and Collapse." Smithsonian 18 March. [web]

(26) Joosten, Carla. (2016) "Zachte Robotica." Elsevier 17 March. [pdf]

(25) Knapton, Sarah. (2016) "Bizarre shape-shifting material invented by Harvard." The Telegraph 11 March. [web]

(24) Web editor (2016) "Researchers design versatile shapeshifting material." ResearchGate 11 March. [web]

(23) Ceurstemont, Sandrine. (2016) "Shape-shifting matter could let houses crumple themselves away." New Scientist 11 March. [web]

(22) Reader, Ruth. (2016) "Researchers Have Created a Shapeshifting Material Inspired by Origami." Mic 11 March. [web]

(21) Web editor (2016) "Harvard team develops origami-inspired 3D structural material." The Engineer 11 March. [web]

(20) Wassink, Jos. (2016) "Transforming materials." DELTA 11 March. [web]

(19) Burrows, Leah. (2016) "Transforming materials." Harvard News and Views 11 March. [web]

(18) Web editor (2015) "Delft Students Help Make More Dextrous Robots." TU Delft Robotics Institute 27 August. [web] and other TU Delft web publications [EWI] [LR] [3ME]

(17) Edelman, Peter. (2015) "Niet-lineair gedrag handig gebruikt in kunstmatige spier." Mechatronica & Machinebouw 21 August. [web]

(16) Wassink, Jos. (2015) "Ballooning muscles for robots." DELTA 20 August. [web]

(15) Web editor (2015) "Soft actuator could remove need for robotic tethers." The Engineer 18 August. [web]

(14) Burrows, Leah. (2015) "Controlling the uncontrollable." Harvard News and Views 17 August. [web]

(13) Wright, Katherine. (2015) "Runaway buckling." APS Physics 21 July. [web]

(12) Zegers, Gabby. (2015) "Metamaterial undermines 250-year-old construction principles" FOM 21 July. [web]

(11) Morad, Renee. (2015) "Jumping, Froglike Robot Takes a Big Leap Forward." Robotics, Discovery 9 July. [web]

(10) Ackerman, Evan. (2015) "3D-Printed Explosive Jumping Robot Combines Firm and Squishy Parts." IEEE Spectrum, 9 July. [web]

(9) Burrows, Leah. (2015) "Harvard Researchers Create Jumping Soft Robot Using 3-D Printer." Harvard Gazette 9 July. [web]

(8) Feltman, Rachel. (2015) "This Jumping, Squishy Robot Looks Like a Tiny UFO." Speaking of Science, The Washington Post 9 July. [web]

(7) Herkewitz, William. (2015) "Nearly Unbreakable Soft Robot Ignites Explosions to Jump." New Technology, Popular Mechanics 9 July. [web]

(6) Ball, Philip. (2014) "Soft-hearted Robots." News and Views, Nature Materials Vol. 13 April. [pdf]

(5) Martiradonna, Luigi. (2014) "Heart Twists." Research Highlight, Nature Materials Vol. 13 January. [pdf]

(4) Aan de Brugh, Marcel. (2014) "Een nieuwe hartkamer van zachte kunststof." NRC Handelsblad 28 February. [pdf]

(3) Kusek, Kristen. (2014), "Arti ficial muscles do the twist." Wyss Institute 26 February. [web]

(2) Bosman, Annemieke. (2013) "Vliegende Hollander" Transfer Magazine, 4. [pdf]

(1) Elshof, Loes. (2009) "Excellence Program" Delft University of Technology[movie]

Invited Talks & Colloquia

(24) What can we learn from crumpling a piece of paper? (2017) TEDxGroningen, Groningen (NL) [web]

(23) Guest Lecturer in Robotic Building - Media Studies (2017) School of Architecture, TU Delft (NL)

(22) Van Origami-materialen naar Zachte Robots (2017) AMOLF Open Dag, Amsterdam (NL)

(21) Magic Materials make Soft Robots (2017) HMC Zomeracademie, Rotterdam (NL)

(20) Rational Design of Reconfigurable Architected Materials  (2017) Soft and Biological Matter Seminar, Leiden (NL)

(19) Magic Materials make Soft Robots (2017) PINC.18 Conference, Utrecht (NL) [web]

(18) Rational Design of Reconfigurable Architected Materials (2017) SMS Europe, Paris (FR)

(17) Rational Design of Reconfigurable Devices and Architected Materials (2017) AMOLF public colloquium, Amsterdam (NL)

(16) Soft Robotic Matter (2017) ICMS Complexity Science Winter School, Eindhoven (NL)

(15) Rational Design of Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials (2017) 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference, Sittard-Geleen (NL)

(14) Soft Robotic Matter (2017) Physics@Veldhoven, Veldhoven (NL)

(13) Embracing Compliance and Instabilities to Achieve Function in Mechanical Metamaterials and Devices (2016) Soft Matter Meeting, Wageningen (NL)

(12) Soft Robotic Matter (2016) AMOLF Friday Seminar, Amsterdam (NL)

(11) Embracing Compliance in Robots to Achieve Function (2016) 3D Printing Materials Conference, Maastricht (NL)

(10) Controlling Soft Structures and Devices by Embedded Actuation and Sensing (2015) Designer Matter, AMOLF (NL)

(9) Actuated Materials, Smart Actuated Structures and Devices that Harness Compliance and Instabilities (2015) Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics, TU Delft (NL)

(8) Soft Matter Physics Seminar: Mechanical Metamaterials that harness instabilities and folding (2015) Institute Lorentz, Leiden University (NL)

(7) MSME Year End Event: From Origami to Transformable Metamaterials (2015) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (US)

(6) Guest Lecturer in Computational Material Distributions and Gradients of Compliance (2015) Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (US)

(5) Soft Robotics General Meeting: Finite Element Analysis of Soft Liquid Embedded Strain Sensors (2014) Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University (US)

(4) Mech & Math: Instabilities in Pressure-Volume relation of inflatable Membranes (2014) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (US)

(3) Guest Lecturer in Computational Material Distributions and Gradients of Compliance (2014) Graduate School of Design, Harvard University (US)

(2) Mech & Math: Shape Optimization of Soft Periodic Structures (2012) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (US)

(1) Abaqus Masterclass (2010) School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (US)

Conferences

(17) Overvelde, J. T. B., Dykstra, D. M. J., de Rooij, R., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Tensile Instability in a Thick Elastic Body. Soft Matter Meeting. Enschede, Netherlands. Soundbite presentation. [pdf]

(16) Overvelde, J. T. B., Dykstra, D. M. J., de Rooij, R., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Tensile Instability in a Thick Elastic Body. Soft Matter Meeting. Enschede, Netherlands. Soundbite presentation. [pdf]

(15) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman C., Bertoldi, K., (2017) Rational Design of Reconfigurable Architected Materials. Metamaterials Conference, Marseille, France. Presentation.

(14) Overvelde, J. T. B., Weaver, J., Hoberman C., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Rational Design of Reconfigurable Prismatic Architected Materials. American Physical Society Meeting. New Orleans, United States. Presentation.

(13) Overvelde, J. T. B., Dykstra, D. M. J., de Rooij, R., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2017). Tension Instability in a thick elastic body. American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, United States. Presentation.

(12) Overvelde, J. T. B., Dykstra, D. M. J., de Rooij, R., Weaver, J., Bertoldi, K., (2016). Tensile Instability in a Thick Elastic Body. Soft Matter Meeting. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Soundbite presentation. [pdf]

(11) Overvelde, J. T. B., de Jong, T. A., Becerra S. A., Shevchenko, Y., Whitesides, G. M., Weaver, J., Hoberman C., Bertoldi, K., (2015). Transformable origami-inspired prismatic metamaterials. Wyss retreat. Boston, United States. Movie and demo.

(10) Overvelde, J. T. B., Bertoldi, K., (2015). Amplifying the Response of Soft Actuators by Harnessing Instability. New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures. Boston, United States. Movie.

(9) Overvelde, J. T. B., Kloek, T., D'haen J., Bertoldi, K., (2014). Harnessing Instability in Soft Actuators. AMOLF Designer Matter Workshop International Mechanical Engineering Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Presentation. [pdf]

(8) Overvelde, J. T. B., de Jong, T. A., Weaver, J., Hoberman, C., Bertoldi, K., (2015). Actuated Origami-like Structures with Tunable Volume and Stiffness. APS March Meeting. San Antonio, United States. Presentation. [pdf]

(7) Overvelde, J. T. B., Kloek, T., D'haen J., Bertoldi, K., (2014). Harnessing Instability in Soft Actuators. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference. Montréal, Canada. Presentation. [pdf]

(6) Overvelde, J. T. B., Bertoldi, K., (2014). Putting Soft Sensors to the Test. New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures. Amherst, United States. Movie.

(5) Overvelde, J. T. B., Bertoldi, K., (2013). Topology Optimization of Soft Actuators: Designing Stretchable Inflatable Membranes. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference. San Diego, United States. Presentation. [pdf]

(4) Overvelde, J. T. B., Shan, S., Bertoldi, K., (2012). Compaction Through Buckling in 2D Periodic, Soft and Porous Structures: Effect of Pore Shape. New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures. Providence, United States. Movie.

(3) Overvelde, J. T. B., Langelaar M., Keulen, F. van, (2012). The Moving Node Approach in Topology Optimization - An Exploration to a Flow-inspired Meshless Method-based Topology Optimization Method. New England Workshop on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures. Providence, United States. Poster. [pdf]

(2) Overvelde, J. T. B., Shan, S., Bertoldi, K., (2012). Non-linear Response of Soft Porous Structures: Effect of Pore Shape on their Response. Society of Engineering Science - 49th Annual Technical Meeting. Atlanta, United States. Presentation. [pdf]

(1) Overvelde, J. T. B., Langelaar, M., Keulen, F. van, (2012). Influence of the Nodal Distribution on Element-Free Galerkin Accuracy in a Topology Optimization Context. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering. Vienna, Austria. Presentation. [pdf]

Theses

Overvelde, J.T.B., (2016). Embracing Compliance and Instabilities to Achieve Function in Mechanical Metamaterials and Devices. PhD Dissertation - Harvard University. [pdf]

Overvelde, J.T.B., (2012). The Moving Node Approach in Topology Optimization - An Exploration to a Flow-inspired Meshless Method-based Topology Optimization Method. Master's Thesis - Delft University of Technology. [pdf]