Publications

Papers In Refereed Journals

2017   Towards Site-Specific and Self-Sufficient Robotic Fabrication on Architectural Scales
Keating, S., Leland, J., Cai, L., and Oxman, N., Science Robotics, Volume 2, Issue 5

2016   3D Printed Multimaterial Microfluidic Valve
S.J. Keating , M. Isabella Gariboldi , W.G. Patrick, S. Sharma, D.S. Kong, and N. Oxman , PLoS ONE, 11(8): e0160624

2016   Grown, Printed, and Biologically Augmented: An Additively Manufactured Microfluidic Wearable, Functi
Bader, C., Patrick, W., Kolb, D., Hays, S., Keating, S., Sharma, S., Dikovsky, D., Belocon, B., Weaver, J., Silver, P., and Oxman, N., Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Volume 3, Number 2, 2016, Pp. 79-89

2016   Data-Driven Material Modeling for 3D-Printing of Materially Heterogeneous Objects
Bader, C., Kolb, D., Weaver, J., and Oxman, N., Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Volume 3, Number 2, 2016, Pp. 71-79

2015   DNA Assembly in 3D Printed Fluidics
Patrick, W., Nielsen, A., Keating, S., Levy, T., Wang, C., Rivera, J., Mondragón-Palomino, O., Carr, P., Voigt, C., Oxman, N., Kong, D., PLOS One, Volume 10, Number 12

2015   Multi-Scale Thermal Stability of a Hard Thermoplastic Protein-based Material
Latza, V., Guerette, P., Ding D., Amini S, Kumar, A., Schmidt, I., Keating, S., Oxman, N., Weaver, J., Fratzl, P., Miserez, A., and Masic, A., Nature Communications, Number 6, Article number 8313, Pp. 1-8

2015   Better Together: Engineering and Application of Microbial Symbioses
Hays, S., Patrick, W., Ziesack, M., Oxman, N., and Silver, P., Current Opinion in Biotechnology, Volume 36, Pp. 40-49

2015   Additive Manufacturing of Optically Transparent Glass
Klein, J., Stern, M., Kayser, M., Inamura, C., Franchin G., Dave, S., Weaver, J., Houk, P., Colombo, P. and Oxman, N., Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Volume 2, Number 3, Pp. 92-105

2015   Flow-based Fabrication: An integrated computational workflow for design and digital additive manufacturing of multifunctional heterogeneously structured objects
Duro-Royo, J., Mogas Soldevila, L., and Oxman, N., Computer-Aided Design Journal, Elsevier , In Press, Accepted Manuscript

2014   Gemini: Engaging Experiential and Feature Scales through Multi-Material Digital Design Fabrication
N. Oxman, D. Dikovski, B. Belocon, W. C. Carter, Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Volume 1, Number 3, Pp. 108-114

2014   Water-based Robotic Fabrication
Mogas-Soldevila, L., Duro-Royo, J. and Oxman, O., Journal of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Volume 1, Number 3, Pp. 141-151

2014   Voxel-based Fabrication through Material Property Mapping
Doubrovski, E., Tsai, E., Dikovsky, D.,Geraedts, J., Herr, H., and Oxman, N., Computer-Aided Design, Elsevie, Volume 60, March 2015, Pp. 3–13

2014   MetaMesh: A Hierarchical Computational Model for Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces
Duro-Royo, J., Zolotovsky, K., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M., and Ortiz, C., Computer-Aided Design, Elsevier, Volume 60, March 2015, Pp. 14–27

2013   Compound Fabrication: A Multi-Functional Robotic Platform for Digital Design and Fabrication
Keating, S. and Oxman, N., Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Volume 29, Issue 6

2013   PCB Origami: a Material-based Design Approach to Computer-aided Foldable Electronic Devices
Sterman, Y., Demaine, E., and Oxman, N., Submitted to the Journal of Mechanical Design, Special Issue: Origami and Tessellation in Design

2012   Design and Analysis of a Robust, Low-Cost, Highly Articulated Manipulator Enabled by Jamming
Lobovsky, M., Keating, S., Setapen, A., Gero, K., Hosoi, A., Iagnemma, K., and Cheng, N., IEEE, Pp. 4328–4333

2012   Digital Anisotropy
Oxman, N., Firstenberg, M., and Tsai, E., Journal of Virtual and Physical Prototyping (VPP), Issue 7 Volume 4, Pp. 261-274

2011   Variable Property Rapid Prototyping
Oxman, N., Journal of Virtual and Physical Prototyping (VPP), Volume 6, Number 1, Pp. 3-31

Papers in Conference Proceedings

2015   Designing the Ocean Pavilion: Biomaterial Templating of Structural, Manufacturing, and Environmental Performance
Mogas-Soldevila, L., Duro Royo, J., Kayser, M., Lizardo, D., Patrick, W., Sharma, S., Keating, S., Klein, J., Inamura, C., and Oxman, N., Proceedings of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium, Amsterdam

2015   Form Follows Flow: A Material-driven Computational Workflow For Digital Fabrication of Large-Scale Hierarchically Structured Objects
L. Mogas-Soldevila, Duro-Royo J., and Oxman, N., Proceedings of the ACADIA 2015 Conference – Computational Ecologies: Design in the Anthropocene, Cincinnati, In review

2015   Modeling Behavior for Distributed Additive Manufacturing
Duro-Royo, J., Mogas Soldevila, L., Kayser, M., and Oxman, N. , Proceedings of the DMSC Design Modeling Symposium, Copenhagen , Accepted for publication

2015   Physical Feedback in Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM): Analysis and Discussion of Exemplar Cases across Media, Disciplines and Scales
Duro-Royo, J., Mogas-Soldevila, L., and Oxman, N. , Proceedings of the eCAADe 33rd Annual Conference, Real Time: Extending the Reach of Computation, Vienna

2015   Water-based Engineering & Fabrication: Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing of Biomaterials
Mogas-Soldevila, L., and Oxman, N. , Adaptive Architecture and Programmable Matter Symposium: : Next Generation Building Skins and Systems from Nano to Macro, MRS Proceedings, Volume 1800, Cambridge University Press

2015   Towards Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM): Four Case Study Models to Derive Designs informed by Multi-Scale Trans-Disciplinary Data
Duro-Royo, J. and Oxman, N., MRS Proceedings, Symposium NN: Adaptive Architecture and Programmable Matter: Next Generation Building Skins and Systems from Nano to Macro, MRS Proceedings, Volume 1800, Cambridge University Press

2014   A Compound Arm Approach to Digital Construction
Keating, S., Spielberg, N., Klein, J., and Oxman, N., Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland , Pp. 99-110

2014   Silk Pavilion: A Case Study in Fiber-based Digital Fabrication
Oxman, N., Laucks, J., Kayser, M., Duro-Royo, J., Gonzales-Uribe, C., FABRICATE Conference Proceedings, Fabio Gramazio, Matthias Kohler, Silke Lan enber (eds.) ta Verla, Pp. 248-255

2013   Towards a Material Ecology
Oxman, N., Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) ISBN 978-1-62407-267-3 , San Francisco 18-21 October 2012, Pp. 19-20.

2013   Biological Computation for Digital Design & Fabrication
Oxman, N., Laucks, J., Kayser, M., Gonzalez Uribe, C., and Duro-Royo, J. , eCAADe: Computation and Performance, September 18-20, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Delft, the Netherlands

2013   4D Printing: Towards Biomimetic Additive Manufacturing
Tsai, E. and Oxman, N., Proceedings of International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

2013   Robotically Controlled Fiber-based Manufacturing
Oxman, N., Kayser, M., Laucks, J., and Firstenberg, M., Green Design, Materials and Manufacturing Processes published by Taylor & Francis , ISBN: 978-1-138-00046-9

2013   Freeform 3D Printing: toward a Sustainable Approach to Additive Manufacturing
Oxman, N., Laucks, J., Kayser, M., Tsai, E., and Firstenberg, M., Green Design, Materials and Manufacturing Processes published by Taylor & Francis , ISBN: 978-1-138-00046-9

2013   PCB Origami: a Material-based Design Approach to Computer-aided Foldable Electronic Devices
Sterman, Y., Demaine, E., and Oxman, N., Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (to appear) August, 2013

2012   CNSilk: Spider-Silk Inspired Robotic Fabrication
Tsai, E., Firstenberg, M., Laucks, J., Lehnert, Benjamin, Shterman, Y. and Oxma, N., Proceedings of Rob-Arch 2012: Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design

2012   Robotic Immaterial Fabrication
Keating, S. and Oxman, N. , Proceedings of Rob-Arch: Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art and Design

2011   Single entry Tunneler [SET] for Hemodialysis Graft Procedures
Berns, M., Tsai, E., Austin-Breneman, J., Schulmeister, J., Sung., E.,Ozaki, C., and Walsh, C., ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference

2011   Functionally Graded Rapid Prototyping
Oxman, N., Keating, S., and Tsai, E., Taylor & Francis

2011   Finite Element Synthesis
Oxman, N., Proceedings of VRAP: Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping in: "Innovative Developments in Virtual and Physical Prototyping ", P.J. Bártolo et al., Taylor & Francis

Editorials in Refereed Journals

2014   Material Ecology
Oxman, N., Ortiz, C., Gramazio, F., Kohler, M., Computer-Aided Design , Elsevier (in print)

Papers In Non-Refereed Journals

2016   The Age of Entanglement
Oxman, N., JoDS: Journal of Design and Science, MIT PRESS, Inaugural Edition

2015   Templating Design for Biology and Biology for Design
Oxman, N., Architectural Design, Special Issue: Material Synthesis: Fusing the Physical and the Computational, Volume 85, Issue 5, Pp. 100-107, September/October 2015

2014   Towards Swarm Printing
Oxman, N., Duro-Royo, J., Keating, S., Peters, B., Tsai, E., Architectural Design, Special Issue: Made by Robots: Challenging Architecture at a Larger Scale, Volume 84, Issue 3, Pp. 108-115, May/June 2014

2012   Programming Matter
Oxman, N., Architectural Design, Special Issue: Material Computation: Higher Integration in Mophogenetic Design, Volume 82, Issue 2, Pp. 88-95, March/April

2010   Per Formative: Towards a Post Materialist paradigm in Architecture
Oxman, N., Perspecta #43, Special Issue: TABOO; The Yale Architectural Journal. Yale School of Architecture; Yale Architectural Press, September 2010

2010   Structuring Materiality: Design Fabrication of Heterogeneous Materials
Oxman, N., Architectural Design, Special Issue: The New Structuralism: Design, Engineering and Architectural Technologies, Volume 80, Issue 4, Pp. 78-85, March/April

Posters

2014   Biomimetic Flexible ‘Fish Scale’ Composite Armor
Varshney, S., Zolotovsky, K., Oxman, N., Boyce, M.C. & Ortiz, C., EURO Bio-inspired Materials 2014, March 18-21, 2014, Potsdam, Germany

2014   Hierarchical Computational Model for Digital Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces 2
Zolotovsky, K., Duro-Royo, J., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M., and Ortiz, C., EURO Bio-inspired Materials 2014, March 18-21, 2014, Potsdam, Germany

2013   Hierarchical Computational Model for Digital Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces 1
Duro-Royo, J., Zolotovsky, K., Mogas-Soldevila, L., Varshney, S., Oxman, N., Boyce, M., and Ortiz, C., Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

2012   Biobeams: Functionally Graded Rapid Fabrication
Keating, S., Tsai, E., and Oxman, N., NSF Conference for Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, Cambridge, MA

Chapters In Books

2014   Beyond 3D Printing: The New Dimensions of Additive Fabrication
Keating, S., Designing for Emerging Technologies: UX for Genomics, Robotics, and the Internet of Things , Pp. 379-405

2013   Material Ecology
Oxman, N. (Rivka Oxman and Robert Oxman, Eds.), Theories of the Digital in Architecture, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, London

2013   4D Printing: Towards Biomimetic Additive Manufacturing
Tsai, E. and Oxman, N., Proceedings of International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

2012   Material Computation
Oxman, N., FABVOLUTION. Disseny Hub Barcelona (Ed.), A Barcelona City Council Publication

2011   Once I was Lost but Now I am Found or How to Navigate the Chartroom of Memory
Oxman, N., Edited by John Brockman , Harper Collins Books, 205-208

2011   Material Computation
Oxman, N. (Bob Sheil, Ed.), Making and Prototyping Architecture,AD Reader

Research Reports

2013   Bio-Beams: Project Outcomes
Oxman, N., Keating, S., Mogas-Soldevila, L. ,

2013   Bio-Beams: Final Project Report
Oxman, N., Keating, S., Mogas-Soldevila, L. , NSF, Cambridge, MA

Theses

2016   Design for the Modern Prometheus: Towards an Integrated Biodesign Workflow
Sharma, S., MS thesis, MIT

2015   Towards Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM)
Duro-Royo, J., MS thesis, MIT

2015   Growing a Second Skin: Towards Synthetic Biology in Product Design
Patrick, W., MS thesis, MIT

2015   Water-based Digital Design and Fabrication
Mogas-Soldevila, L., MS thesis, MIT

2015   Additive Manufacturing of Optically Transparent Glass
Klein, J., MS thesis, MIT

2014   Custom Mechanisms for Tunable Material Deposition
Laucks, J., MS Thesis, MIT

2013   4D Printing: Towards Biomimetic Additive Manufacturing
Tsai, E., MS thesis, MIT

2013   Practical Pin Tooling
Peters, B., MS thesis, MIT

2012   BioConstructs–Methods for Bio-Inspired and Bio-Fabricated Desig
Zolotovsky, K. (Ortiz co-Supervisor Knight co-Supervisor, Oxman co-Supervisor)., Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Poster Presentation

2012   M.Sc. Thesis: Renaissance Robotics: Novel Applications of Multipurpose Robotic Arms
Keating, S., Thesis (S.M.), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

2010   Material-based Design Computation
Oxman, N. , PhD thesis, MIT