Book Chapters and Journal Articles

P. J. White, S. Latscha, and M. Yim. "Modeling of a Dielectric Elastomer Bender Actuator," Actuators, 3, pp. 245-269, 2014.[pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White, S. Revzen, C. E. Thorne, and M. Yim. "A General Stiffness Model for Programmable Matter and Modular Robotic Structures," Robotica, 29, pp. 103-121, 2011.[pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White and M. Yim, "Reliable External Actuation for Full Reachability in Robotic Modular Self-Reconfiguration", The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2010. [pdf][bibtex]
M. Yim, P. White, M. Park, and J. Sastra, "Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robots", In Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, pages 5618-5631. 2009. [pdf][bibtex]

Refereed Conference Papers

C. E. Thorne, P. J. White, and M. Yim, "On the Development of a Piezoelectric-Actuated Compliant Brake Mechanism for Modular Robots", In Proceedings of IDETC/CIE. pp. 561-568. 2011. [pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White, S. Latscha, S. Schlaefer, and M. Yim, "Dielectric Elastomer Bender Actuator Applied to Modular Robotics", Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2011. [pdf][bibtex]
S. R. Gray, J. Seo, P. J. White, N. J. Zeichner, M. Yim, V. Kumar. "A Toolchain for the Design and Simulation of Foldable Programmable Matter," In Proceedings of the ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Montreal, Canada 2010.[bibtex]
N. Ayanian, J. Keller, P. White, and V. Kumar. "Sparking a Lifelong Interest in Engineering Through a Summer Academy in Robotics," In Proceedings of the ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2010.[bibtex]
P. J. White, M. L. Posner, and M. Yim, "Strength Analysis of Miniature Folded Right Angle Tetrahedron Chain Programmable Matter", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2785 - 2790, Anchorage, Alaska, 2010.[pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White, C. E. Thorne, and M. Yim, "Right Angle Tetrahedron Chain Externally-actuated Testbed (RATChET): A Shape-Changing System", In Proceedings of IDETC/CIE, San Diego, CA, USA. vol. 7, pp. 807-817. 2009. [pdf][bibtex]
J. Keller, D. Cappelleri, T. Kientz, N. Ayanian, P. White, and V. Kumar, �Capturing the Interest of Future Engineers: The Development of an Intensive Three-week Summer Academy in Robotics for High School Students�, Proceedings of the Fall 2008 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Conference, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ. [pdf][bibtex]
N. Ayanian, P. J. White, A. Halasz, M. Yim, and V. Kumar, "Stochastic Control for Self-Assembly of XBots", In Proceedings of IDETC/CIE, New York, NY, USA, 2008. [pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White and M. Yim, "Reliable External Actuation for Extending Reachable Robotic Modular Self-reconfiguration", Proc. of Intl. Symp. on Experimental Robotics, Athens, Greece, 2008. [pdf][bibtex]
Ben Wegbreit IFRR Student Fellowship Award
P. J. White and M. Yim, "Scalable Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robots using External Actuation," Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp.2773-2778, 2007. [pdf][bibtex]
P. White, V. Zykov, J. Bongard, H. Lipson, "Three Dimensional Stochastic Reconfiguration of Modular Robots", Proceedings of Robotics Science and Systems, pp. 161-168, MIT, Cambridge MA, 2005. [pdf][bibtex]
P. J. White, K. Kopanski, H. Lipson, "Stochastic Self-Reconfigurable Cellular Robotics," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2888-2893 Vol.3, 2004. [pdf][bibtex]

Dissertation

P. J. White, "Miniaturization Methods for Modular Robotics: External Actuation and Dielectric Elastomer Actuation", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, August, 2011. [pdf][bibtex]