Yara Almubarak

Yara Almubarak

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Yara Almubarak

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas. 2021

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas. 2018

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas. 2016

Courses Taught

ME 4500 Mechanical Engineering Design II

ME 5500 Advanced Engineering Design

Publications

 Journal Publications: 

1. Almubarak, Yara, Michelle Schmutz, Miguel Perez, Shrey Shah, and Yonas Tadesse. "Kraken: A wirelessly controlled octopus-like hybrid robot utilizing stepper motors and fishing line artificial muscle for grasping underwater." (2021).

2. Almubarak, Yara, Matthew Punnoose, Nicole Xiu Maly, Armita Hamidi, and Yonas Tadesse. "KryptoJelly: a jellyfish robot with confined, adjustable pre-stress, and easily replaceable shape memory alloy NiTi actuators." Smart Materials and Structures 29, no. 7 (2020): 075011.

3. Hamidi, Armita, Yara Almubarak, Yash Mahendra Rupawat, Jeremy Warren, and Yonas Tadesse. "Poly-Saora robotic jellyfish: swimming underwater by twisted and coiled polymer actuators." Smart Materials and Structures 29, no. 4 (2020): 045039.

4. Hamidi, Armita, Yara Almubarak, and Yonas Tadesse. "Multidirectional 3D-printed functionally graded modular joint actuated by TCP FL muscles for soft robots." Bio-Design and Manufacturing 2, no. 4 (2019): 256-268.

5. Almubarak, Yara, and Yonas Tadesse. "Twisted and coiled polymer (TCP) muscles embedded in silicone elastomer for use in soft robot." International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications 1, no. 3 (2017): 352-368.

 Conference Papers: 

1. Almubarak, Yara, Nicole Xiu Maly, and Yonas Tadesse. "Fully embedded actuators in elastomeric skin for use in humanoid robots." In Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XX, vol. 10594, p. 1059416. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.

2. Almubarak, Yara, Aniket Joshi, Olalekan Ogunmolu, Xuejun Gu, Steve Jiang, Nicholas Gans, and Yonas Tadesse. "Design and development of soft robot for head and neck cancer radiotherapy." In Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XX, vol. 10594, p. 1059418. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.

3. Almubarak, Yara, and Yonas Tadesse. "Design and motion control of bioinspired humanoid robot head from servo motors toward artificial muscles." In Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2017, vol. 10163, p. 101631U. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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