Paris von Lockette

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Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Dr. von Lockette’s research helps uncover the science behind methods of transferring energy between electromagnetic fields and composite materials with electromagnetically sensitive inclusions. His work, equal part theory, experimentation, and simulation, spans applications from biomedical devices that assist cancer therapies to origami-inspired soft robotics for actuation and locomotion.

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Recent Publications

Particle organization versus volume fraction in magneto-active elastomer composites

Haussener, T., Momenzadeh, N. & Lockette, P. V., Dec 1 2021, In: Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 539, 168415.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Multi-objective optimization of a multi-field actuated, multilayered, segmented flexible composite beam

Erol, A., Von Lockette, P. & Frecker, M., 2020, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 29, 2, 024001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Particle orientation and bulk properties of magnetoactive elastomers fabricated with aligned barium hexaferrite

Breznak, C. & Von Lockette, P., Mar 28 2019, In: Journal of Materials Research. 34, 6, p. 972-981 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Three-Dimensional Printing of Magnetic Data Storage Structures

Breznak, C. & Von Lockette, P., 2019, In: MRS Advances. 4, 20, p. 1137-1142 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A microstructure-based approach to modeling electrostriction that accounts for variability in spatial locations of domains

Erol, A., Ahmed, S., Ounaies, Z. & von Lockette, P., Mar 2019, In: Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 124, p. 35-62 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A model for multi-input mechanical advantage in origami-based mechanisms

Butler, J., Bowen, L., Wilcox, E., Shrager, A., Frecker, M. I., von Lockette, P., Simpson, T. W., Lang, R. J., Howell, L. L. & Magleby, S. P., Dec 1 2018, In: Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 10, 6, 061007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Design, fabrication, and modeling of an electric-magnetic self-folding sheet

Bowen, L., Springsteen, K., Ahmed, S., Arrojado, E., Frecker, M., Simpson, T. W., Ounaies, Z. & Lockette, P. V., Apr 1 2017, In: Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 9, 2, 021012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Anisotropic Magnetic Fibers Produced via a Magnetic Drawing Process

Breznak, C. & Von Lockette, P., 2017, In: MRS Advances. 2, 16, p. 921-926 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fabrication, characterization, and heuristic trade space exploration of magnetically actuated Miura-Ori origami structures

Cowan, B. & Von Lockette, P. R., Mar 7 2017, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 4, 045015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evolution of the magnetization response of magneto-active elastomers made with hard-magnetic M-type barium hexaferrite particles

Breznak, C. & Von Lockette, P., 2016, In: MRS Advances. 1, 1, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Bistable compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation

Crivaro, A., Sheridan, R., Frecker, M., Simpson, T. W. & Von Lockette, P., Aug 1 2016, In: Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 27, 15, p. 2049-2061 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Dynamic shear response of hard versus soft magnetic magnetoactive elastomers

Anderson, K., Bravoco, R., Hargrave, W., Roche, J., Von Lockette, P. & Lofland, S. E., Feb 1 2015, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 24, 2, 025022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Development and validation of a dynamic model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the origami waterbomb base

Bowen, L., Springsteen, K., Feldstein, H., Frecker, M., Simpson, T. W. & von Lockette, P., 2015, In: Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 7, 1, 011010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Numerical simulation and experimental validation of the large deformation bending and folding behavior of magneto-active elastomer composites

Sheridan, R., Roche, J., Lofland, S. E. & Vonlockette, P. R., Sep 2014, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 23, 9, 094004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Investigating new symmetry classes in magnetorheological elastomers: Cantilever bending behavior

Von Lockette, P., Lofland, S. E., Biggs, J., Roche, J., Mineroff, J. & Babcock, M., Oct 2011, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 20, 10, 105022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review