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2 Citations (Scopus)

Azteca ants maintain unique microbiomes across functionally distinct nest chambers

Lucas, J. M., Madden, A. A., Penick, C., Epps, M. J., Marting, P. R., Stevens, J. L., Fergus, D. J., Dunn, R. R. & Meineke, E. K., Aug 14 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1908, 20191026.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Azteca
Ants
Microbiota
Pathogens
ant

Changing of the guard: Mixed specialization and flexibility in nest defense (Tetragonisca angustula)

Baudier, K. M., Ostwald, M. M., Grüter, C., Segers, F. H. I. D., Roubik, D. W., Pavlic, T., Pratt, S. & Fewell, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 4, p. 1041-1049 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetragonisca angustula
nest
nests
polyethism
social insects

Draft Aphaenogaster genomes expand our view of ant genome size variation across climate gradients

Lau, M. K., Ellison, A. M., Nguyen, A., Penick, C., DeMarco, B., Gotelli, N. J., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R. & Cahan, S. H., Jan 1 2019, In : PeerJ. 2019, 3, e6447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aphaenogaster
Genome Size
Ants
Climate
Formicidae

Hidden Treasures: Discovering the Design Potential of Natural History Collections

Fehler, M. & Penick, C., Apr 1 2019, In : Design Journal. 22, sup1, p. 2189-2195 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Treasure

Optimal Transport over Deterministic Discrete-Time Nonlinear Systems Using Stochastic Feedback Laws

Elamvazhuthi, K., Grover, P. & Berman, S., Jan 1 2019, In : IEEE Control Systems Letters. 3, 1, p. 168-173 6 p., 8410425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optimal Transport
Nonlinear Stochastic Systems
Nonlinear Discrete-time Systems
Feedback Law
Nonlinear systems
2018

Bilinear Controllability of a Class of Advection-Diffusion-Reaction Systems

Elamvazhuthi, K., Kuiper, H. J., Kawski, M. & Berman, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advection
Controllability
Markov processes
State feedback
Partial differential equations
5 Citations (Scopus)

External immunity in ant societies: Sociality and colony size do not predict investment in antimicrobials

Penick, C., Halawani, O., Pearson, B., Mathews, S., López-Uribe, M. M., Dunn, R. R. & Smith, A. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 2, 171332.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Formicidae
anti-infective agents
immunity
social insects
secretion
7 Citations (Scopus)

Facultative mushroom feeding by common woodland ants (Formicidae, Aphaenogaster spp.)

Epps, M. J. & Penick, C., Mar 1 2018, In : Food Webs. 14, p. 9-13 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphaenogaster
mushroom
mushrooms
ant
woodlands
1 Citation (Scopus)

Guest editorial: Special issue on distributed robotics—from fundamentals to applications

Groß, R., Kolling, A., Berman, S., Martinoli, A., Frazzoli, E. & Matsuno, F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Autonomous Robots.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mean-Field Stabilization of Markov Chain Models for Robotic Swarms: Computational Approaches and Experimental Results

Deshmukh, V., Elamvazhuthi, K., Biswal, S., Kakish, Z. & Berman, S., Jul 1 2018, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 3, 3, p. 1985-1992 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swarm Robotics
Feedback Law
Markov Chain Model
Mean Field
Markov processes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the two-dimensional accuracy of soccer kicks

Hunter, A. H., Angilletta, M., Pavlic, T., Lichtwark, G. & Wilson, R. S., Apr 27 2018, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 72, p. 159-166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Athletes
Foot
Vertical Dimension
Sports
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-robot replication of ant collective towing behaviours

Wilson, S., Buffin, A., Pratt, S. C. & Berman, S., Oct 1 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 10, 180409.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Robots
Controllers
Reinforcement learning
Invariance
Mobile robots
3 Citations (Scopus)

PDE-based optimization for stochastic mapping and coverage strategies using robotic ensembles

Elamvazhuthi, K., Kuiper, H. & Berman, S., Sep 1 2018, In : Automatica. 95, p. 356-367 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Partial differential equations
Robotics
Robots
Spatial distribution
Population dynamics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Urbanization disrupts latitude-size rule in 17-year cicadas

Beasley, D. A. E., Penick, C., Boateng, N. S., Menninger, H. L. & Dunn, R. R., Mar 1 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 5, p. 2534-2541 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cicadidae
urbanization
body size
Magicicada
Bergmann Rule
2017
51 Citations (Scopus)

An Engineered orco Mutation Produces Aberrant Social Behavior and Defective Neural Development in Ants

Yan, H., Opachaloemphan, C., Mancini, G., Yang, H., Gallitto, M., Mlejnek, J., Leibholz, A., Haight, K., Ghaninia Tabarestani, M., Huo, L., Perry, M., Slone, J., Zhou, X., Traficante, M., Penick, C., Dolezal, K., Gokhale, K., Stevens, K., Fetter-Pruneda, I., Bonasio, R. & 5 others, Zwiebel, L. J., Berger, S. L., Liebig, J., Reinberg, D. & Desplan, C., Aug 10 2017, In : Cell. 170, 4, p. 736-747.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odorant Receptors
Ants
Social Behavior
Mutation
Neurons

A Probabilistic Approach to Automated Construction of Topological Maps Using a Stochastic Robotic Swarm

Ramachandran, R. K., Wilson, S. & Berman, S., Apr 1 2017, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 2, 2, p. 616-623 8 p., 7805135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swarm Robotics
Probabilistic Approach
Robotics
Robot
Robots
5 Citations (Scopus)

Performance Bounds on Spatial Coverage Tasks by Stochastic Robotic Swarms

Zhang, F., Bertozzi, A. L., Elamvazhuthi, K. & Berman, S., Aug 31 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Advection
Robots
Partial differential equations
Population dynamics
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

A simple behavioral model predicts the emergence of complex animal hierarchies

Sasaki, T., Penick, C., Shaffer, Z., Haight, K. L., Pratt, S. & Liebig, J., Jun 1 2016, In : American Naturalist. 187, 6, p. 765-775 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social insect
cognition
social insects
eclosion
social dominance
5 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of a reproductive-specific cuticular hydrocarbon profile by a juvenile hormone analog in the termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Brent, C. S., Penick, C., Trobaugh, B., Moore, D. & Liebig, J., Aug 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemoecology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zootermopsis nevadensis
Isoptera
Juvenile Hormones
juvenile hormone analogs
termite

Pheeno, A Versatile Swarm Robotic Research and Education Platform

Wilson, S., Gameros, R., Sheely, M., Lin, M., Dover, K., Gevorkyan, R., Haberland, M., Bertozzi, A. & Berman, S., Jul 1 2016, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 1, 2, p. 884-891 8 p., 7397909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swarm Robotics
Robotics
Robot
Education
Robots
20 Citations (Scopus)

Pheeno, A Versatile Swarm Robotic Research and Education Platform

Wilson, S., Gameros, R., Sheely, M., Lin, M., Dover, K., Gevorkyan, R., Haberland, M., Bertozzi, A. & Berman, S., Jul 1 2016, In : IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters. 1, 2, p. 884-891 8 p., 7397909.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Swarm Robotics
Robotics
Robot
Education
Robots
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

This protocol is "ODD " because it focuses on "overview, design concepts, and detail" as opposed to raw code.

Pavlic, T. & Bernstein, D., Jun 1 2015, In : IEEE Control Systems. 35, 3, p. 19-21 3 p., 7106668.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odd
Design
Concepts
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

A non-destructive method for identifying the sex of ant larvae

Penick, C., Ebie, J. & Moore, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Insectes Sociaux. 61, 1, p. 51-55 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nondestructive methods
ant
insect larvae
genitalia
larva
31 Citations (Scopus)

Neurohormonal changes associated with ritualized combat and the formation of a reproductive hierarchy in the ant Harpegnathos saltator

Penick, C., Brent, C. S., Dolezal, K. & Liebig, J., May 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 9, p. 1496-1503 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamergate
Ants
dopamine
ant
Dopamine
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Head-butting as an Early Indicator of Reproductive Disinhibition in the Termite Zootermopsis nevadensis

Penick, C., Trobaugh, B., Brent, C. S. & Liebig, J., 2013, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 26, 1, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zootermopsis nevadensis
termite
Isoptera
queen insects
feces
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

Juvenile hormone induces queen development in late-stage larvae of the ant Harpegnathos saltator

Penick, C., Prager, S. S. & Liebig, J., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 58, 12, p. 1643-1649 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Juvenile Hormones
Ants
juvenile hormones
queen insects
Social Class
19 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of queen development through worker aggression in a predatory ant

Penick, C. & Liebig, J., Sep 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 5, p. 992-998 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aggression
queen insects
ant
Formicidae
larvae
11 Citations (Scopus)

The role of anchor-tipped larval hairs in the organization of ant colonies

Penick, C., Copple, R. N., Mendez, R. A. & Smith, A. A., Jul 25 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 7, e41595.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ants
Anchors
hairs
Larva
Hair
2011
28 Citations (Scopus)
Juvenile Hormones
Ants
caste
juvenile hormones
queen insects
2010
7 Citations (Scopus)

Social insects inspire human design

Holbrook, C. T., Clark, R. M., Moore, D., Overson, R. P., Penick, C. & Smith, A. A., Aug 23 2010, In : Biology Letters. 6, 4, p. 431-433 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social insects
Insects
biomimetics
Biomimetics
insect colonies
2008
43 Citations (Scopus)

Thermoregulatory brood transport in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta

Penick, C. & Tschinkel, W. R., May 1 2008, In : Insectes Sociaux. 55, 2, p. 176-182 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fire ants
Solenopsis invicta
ant
nests
nest