Patents - Ronald S. Fearing

Controlling peel strength of micron-scale structures
Ronald S. Fearing and Kellar Autumn
U.S. Patent 8,815,385. August 2014

Synthetic gecko adhesive attachments
Russell Frederick Ross, Ronald S. Fearing and Brian G. Bush
U.S. Patent 8,703,267. April 2014

Fabricated adhesive microstructures for making an electrical connection
Kellar Autumn, Ronald S. Fearing and Steven D. Jones
U.S. Patent 8,610,290. December 2013

Symmetric, spatular attachments for enhanced adhesion of micro- and nano-fibers
Carmel Majidi, Richard Groff and Ronald S. Fearing
U.S. Patent 8,309,201. November 2012

Actively switchable nano-structured adhesive
Ronald S. Fearing, Abraham Bachrach, Richard Groff and Carmel Majidi
U.S. Patent 7,914,912. March 2011

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Robert Full, Ronald S. Fearing, Thomas Kenny and Kellar Autumn
U.S. Patent 7,828,982. November 2010

Nanostructured friction enhancement using fabricated microstructure
Carmel Majidi, Richard Groff and Ronald S. Fearing
U.S. Patent 7,799,423. September 2010

Compliant base to increase contact for micro- or nano-fibers
Carmel Majidi, Richard E. Groff, Ronald S. Fearing and Steven D. Jones
U.S. Patent 7,709,087. May 2010

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing and Metin Setti
U.S. Patent 7,691,307. April 2010

Fabricated adhesive microstructures for making an electrical connection
Kellar Autumn, Ronald S. Fearing and Steven D. Jones
U.S. Patent 7,476,982. January 2009

High performance piezoelectric actuator
Robert J. Wood, Ronald S. Fearing and Jacoby L. Hickerson
U.S. Patent 7,368,860. May 2008

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing, Thomas W. Kenny, Kellar Autumn and Robert Full
U.S. Patent 7,229,685. June 2007

Structure having nano-fibers on annular curved surface, method of making same and method of using same to adhere to a surface
Steven D. Jones and Ronald S. Fearing
U.S. Patent 7,175,723. February 2007

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing, Thomas W. Kenny, Kellar Autumn and Robert Full
U.S. Patent 7,011,723. March 2006

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing and Metin Sitti
U.S. Patent 6,872,439. March 2005

Apparatus and method for manipulation of an object
Ronald S. Fearing and Eiji Shimada
U.S. Patent 6,798,120. September 2004

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing, Thomas W. Kenny, Kellar Autumn and Robert Full
U.S. Patent 6,737,160. May 2004