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Michael Triantafyllou

Contact Info

room 5-226

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Education

  • 1974

    NATIONAL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS

    B.
  • 1977

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    M.Sc.
  • 1977

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    M.Sc.
  • 1979

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    D.Sc.

Research Interests

  • Experimental fluid mechanics
  • Biomimetics
  • Sensing and Control

Online Data

  • Google Scholar: (http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Q7BIbQ8AAAAJ&hl=en)

Honors + Awards

  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2014
  • Aurel Stodola Medal and Lecture “Biomimetic survival hydrodynamics and sensing”, ETH Zurich, May 2014.
  • William I. Koch Professor of Marine Technology (2008 - ).
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on animal swimming, Experiments in Fluids, November 2007; edited as a book by Springer-Verlag (2010).
  • Article on trout swimming in vortices also on cover of Science, Nov. 28, 2003.
  • First generation RoboTuna on permanent exhibit at the Museum of Science, London (since 1998).  Prototype RoboTuna in national traveling exhibit on robots, organized by the Science Museum of Minnessota (2003-2004); currently on permanent exhibit at the MIT Museum.
  • Smithsonian Magazine Article on Robotic Tuna (August 2000).
  • Discover Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation (1998).
  • ABS/Linnard Prize for best paper in the Transactions of SNAME (1997).
  • Work on Robotic Tuna on cover of Scientific American (March 1995).
  • Highlight Paper of 1995  Scientific American.
  • H. L. Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization (1983-1985).
  • Best Graduate paper award (SNAME) 1978.
  • Special award for top performance, National Technical University of Athens (1972).
  • Merit scholarship, National Technical University of Athens (1969-1974).
     

Memberships

  • American Physical Society
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
  • International Society of Offshore Mechanics and Polar Engineers  (ISOPE) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Professional Service

  • 2013-present: Chairman of the Board, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • 1994-present: SNAME, Papers committee; Education committee; Vice-chairman OC-2 committee on moorings and offshore terminals.
  • 2002--present: Associate Editor, J. ISOPE.
  • 1996-1998: Associate Editor, Journal of Fluids Engineering.

MIT Service

  • 2005-present: Director, Center for Ocean Engineering
  • 2008-2010: Associate Department Head, Mechanical Enging. Dept.
  • 1988-present: Director, Towing Tank Facility
  • 2003-present: Co-director, Propeller Tunnel Facility

Teaching

  • Design Principles for Ocean Vehicles (2.22)
  • Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles
  • Multivariable Control Systems I and II (inter-departmental controls two semester course in multivariable linear systems control)

Publications

1. G. Weymouth, V. Subramaniam, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2015, “Ultra-fast escape maneuver of an octopus-inspired robot”, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 10, 016016.
2. A. Mazubdar, H. Asada, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2015, “Dynamic Analysis and Design of Spheroidal Underwater Robots for Precision Multi-Directional Maneuvering”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (TMECH), (to appear).
3. A. Kottapalli, Asadnia M., J.M. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Touch at a Distance Sensing: Lateral-Line inspired MEMS Flow Sensors”, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 9, 046011 (14pp).
4. R. Bourguet, G.E. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “On the validity of the independence principle applied to the vortex induced vibrations of a flexible cylinder inclined at 60 degrees”, Journal of Fluids and Structures (to appear).
5. A. Maertens, M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “The boundary layer instability of a gliding fish helps rather than prevents object identification”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 757, 179-207.
6. R. Bourguet, G.E. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Vortex induced vibrations of a flexible cylinder at large inclination angle”, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 373, 20140108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2014.0108.
7. H. Zheng, R.E. Price, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “On fatigue damage of long flexible cylinders due to the higher harmonic force components and chaotic vortex-induced vibrations”, Ocean Engineering, 88, 318-329.
8. H. Hans, J.M. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Mechanical characteristics of harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) vibrissae under different circumstances and their implications for sensing methodology”, Bioinspir. Biomim., 9, 036013 (14pp).
9. J.S. Izraelevitz, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Adding in-line motion and model-based optimization offers exceptional force control authority in flapping foils”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 742, 5-34.
10. A. Kottapalli, Asadnia M., J.M. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Soft-polymer Membrane Micro-sensor Arrays Inspired by the Mechanosensory Lateral-line on the Blind Cavefish”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (JIMSS), DOI: 10.1177/1045389X14521702.
11. G. Weymouth, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Ultra-fast escape of a deformable jet-propelled body”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 721, 36-385.
12. J. Dusek, A.G.P. Kottapalli, M.E. Woo, M. Asadnia, J. Miao, J.H. Lang, M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Development and testing of bio-inspired MEMS pressure sensor arrays for increased situational awareness by marine vehicles”, Smart Materials and Structures, 22, doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/1/014002.
13. R. Bourguet, G.E. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Multi-frequency vortex-induced vibrations of a long tensioned beam in linear and exponential shear flow”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 41, 33-42.
14. R. Bourguet, G. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Distributed lock-in drives broadband vortex-induced vibrations of a long flexible cylinder in shear flow”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 717, 361-375.
15. M. Asadnia, A. Kottapalli, Z. Shen, J. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Flexible and surface mountable piezoelectric sensor arrays for underwater sensing in marine vehicles”, IEEE Sensors Journal, 13 (10), 3918- 3925.
16. H.R. Beem, M.R. Hildner, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Calibration and validation of a harbor seal whisker-inspired flow sensor”, Smart Materials and Structures, 22, doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/22/1/014022.
17. R. Bourguet, G.E. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “Phasing mechanisms between the in-line and cross-flow vortex-induced vibrations of a long tensioned beam in shear flow”, Computers & Structures, 122, 155- 163.
18. R. Bourguet, D. Lucor, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Mono- and multi-frequency vortex-induced vibrations of a long tensioned beam in shear flow”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 32, 52-64.
19. H. Beem, D.E. Rival, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “On the stabilization of leading-edge vortices with strong spanwise flow”, Experiments in Fluids, 52, 511-517.
20. M. Wibawa, S. Steele, J. Dahl, D. Rival, G. Weymouth, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Global vorticity shedding for a vanishing wing”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 695, 112-134.
21. V.I. Fernandez, A. Maertens, F.M. Yaul, J. Dahl, J. Lang, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2011, Lateral-line-inspired sensor arrays for navigation and object identification”, Marine Technology Society Journal, 45 (4), 130-146.
22. Y. Modares-Sadeghi, F. Chasparis, M.S. Triantafyllou, M. Tognarelli, & P. Beynet, 2011, “Chaotic Response is a Generic Feature of Vortex-Induced Vibrations of Flexible Risers”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 330, 2565-2579.
23. R. Bourguet, G. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2011, “Vortex-induced vibrations of a long flexible cylinder in shear flow”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 677, 342-382.
24. R. Bourguet, G. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2011, “Lock-in of the vortex-induced vibrations of a long tensioned beam in shear flow”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 27, 838-847.
25. A. Kottapalli, J. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2011, “Liquid crystal polymer membrane MEMS sensor for flow rate and flow direction sensing applications”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21, 085006.
26. R. Bourguet, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, G.E. Karniadakis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2011, “Wake-body resonance of long flexible structures is dominated by counter-clockwise orbits”, Physical Review Letters, 107, 134502, 23 Sept. 2011.
27. M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Survival hydrodynamics”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 698, 1-4 (Focus on Fluids).
28. G. Weymouth, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Global vorticity shedding for a shrinking cylinder”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 702, 470-487.
29. Y. Liu, L. Tian, J.W. Lee, H.Y.H. Huang, M.S. Triantafyllou, & G. Barbastathis, 2012, “Scanning-free compressive reconstruction of object motion with sub-pixel accuracy”, Optics Letters, 37 (16), 3357-3359.
30. A. Kottapalli, Asadnia M., J.M. Miao, G. Barbastathis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Liquid crystal polymer MEMS pressure sensor array for fish-like underwater sensing”, Smart Materials and Structures, 21, 115030 (13pp).
31. A. Kottapalli, Asadnia M., J.M. Miao, C.W. Tan, G. Barbastathis, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2012, “Polymer MEMS pressure sensor array for fish-like underwater applications”, Micro & Nano Letters, 7 (12), 1189-1192.
32. H. Mukundan, F. Chasparis, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, “Optimal lift coefficient databases from riser experiments”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 26, 160-175.
33. Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, H. Mukundan, J.M. Dahl, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, “The effect of higher harmonic forces on fatigue life of marine risers”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 329, 43-55.
34. J.M. Dahl, F. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, & O.H. Oakley, 2010, “Dual resonance in VIV at subcritical and supercritical Reynolds numbers”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 643, 395-424.
35. S. Licht, M. Wibawa, F. S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, “In-line motion causes high thrust and efficiency in flapping foils that use power downstroke”, Journal of Experimental Biology, 213, 63-71.
36. P. Prempraneerach, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2010, “Uncertainty Quantification in Simulations of Power Systems: Multi-Element Polynomial Chaos Methods”, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 95, 632-646.
37. H. Mukundan, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, “A systematic approach to riser VIV response reconstruction”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 26, 722-746.
38. J. Conte, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M. Watts, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, “A fast-starting mechanical fish that accelerates at 40 m/s2”, Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 5 (3), 035004 (9 pp.).
39. H. Mukundan, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2009, “Monitoring fatigue damage on marine risers”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 25, 617-628.
40. D. Lucor, H. Mukundan, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2008, “Parametric study of a two degree–of–freedom cylinder subject to vortex–induced vibrations”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 24, 1284-1293.
41. D. Lucor, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2008, “Riser response analysis by modal phase reconstruction”, J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng., 130, 011008.
42. R. Galvao, E. Lee, D. Farrell, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, N. Kitney, & P. Beynet, 2008, “Flow Control in Flow-Structure Interaction”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 24, 1216-1226.
43. G.V. Papaioannou, D.K.P. Yue, M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2008, “On the effect of spacing on the vortex-induced vibrations of two tandem cylinders”, J. Fluids Struct., 24, 833-854.
44. J.M. Dahl, F. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, S. Dong, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2007, “Resonant vibrations of bluff bodies cause multi-vortex shedding and high frequency forces”, Physical Review Letters, 99 (14) Article 144503, 5 October, 2007.
45. P. Prempraneerach, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, T.J. McCoy, C. Chryssostomidis, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2007, “Sensitivity Analysis of the Shipboard Integrated Power System”, Naval Engineers Journal, 12, article 25.
46. F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2006, “Application of polynomial chaos in stability and control”, Automatica, 42, 789-795.
47. D.N. Beal, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou, J.C. Liao, & G.V. Lauder, 2006, “Passive propulsion in vortex wakes”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 549, 385-402.
48. G.V. Papaioannou, D.K.P. Yue, M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2006, “Evidence of holes in the Arnold tongues of flow past two oscillating cylinders”, Physical Review Letters, 96, 014501 (4 pp).
49. G.V. Papaioannou, Dick K.P. Yue, M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.E. Karniadakis, 2006, “Three-dimensionality effects on the flow around two tandem cylinders in the lower subcritical regime”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 558, 387-413.
50. J.M. Dahl, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2006, “Two-degree-of-freedom vortex-induced vibrations using a force assisted apparatus”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 22, 807-818.
51. D. Lucor, H. Mukundan, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2006, “Riser modal identification in CFD and full-scale experiments”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 22, 905–917.
52. Q. Zhu, J. Zeng, M.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 2006, “Direct numerical simulation of single-molecule DNA by cable dynamics”, IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), 15 (5), 1078-1087.
53. P. Blondeaux, L. Guglielmini, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2005, “Chaotic flow generated by an oscillating foil”, AIAA J., 43 (4), 918-921.
54. L. Schouveiler, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2005, “Performance of flapping foil propulsion”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 20, 949-959.
55. J.R. Chaplin, P.W. Bearman, Y. Cheng, E. Fontaine, J.M.R. Graham, K. Herfjord, F.J. Huera Huarte, M. Isherwood, K. Lambrakos, C.M. Larsen, J.R. Meneghini, G. Moe, R.J. Pattenden, M.S. Triantafyllou, & R.H.J. Willden, 2005, “Blind predictions of laboratory measurements of vortex-induced vibrations of a tension riser”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 21, 25-40.
56. J.W. Stettler, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2005, “Investigating the steady and unsteady maneuvering dynamics of an azimuthing podded propulsor, Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 113.
57. P. Blondeaux, F. Fornarelli, L. Guglielmini, M.S. Triantafyllou, & R. Verzicco, 2005, “Numerical experiments on flapping foils mimicking fish-like locomotion”, Physics of Fluids, 17, 113601.
58. M.S. Triantafyllou, F.S. Hover, A.H. Techet, & D.K.P. Yue, 2005, “Review of Hydrodynamic Scaling Laws in Aquatic Locomotion and Fish-Like Swimming”, Applied Mechanics Reviews, 58, (4), 226-237.
59. F.S. Hover, O. Haugsdahl, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2004, “Control of angle of attack profiles in flapping foil propulsion”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 19, 37-47.
60. F.S. Hover, J.T. Davis, & M.S. Triantafyllou 2004, “Three-dimensionality of mode transition in vortex-induced vibrations of a circular cylinder”, European Journal of Mechanics B - Fluids, 23 (1), 29-40.
61. R. Pouliot, R. Azhari, H.F. Qanadilo, M.S. Triantafyllou, & R. Langer, 2004, “Tissue engineering of fish skin: behavior of fish cells on poly(ethylene glycol terephthalate) /poly(butylene terephthalate) copolymers in relation to the composition of the polymer substrate as an initial step in constructing a robotic/living tissue hybrid”, Tissue Engineering, 10 (1-2), 7-21.
62. M.S. Triantafyllou, A.H. Techet, & F.S. Hover, 2004, “Review of Experimental Work in Biomimetic Foils”, J. Oceanic Engng. (IEEE), 29 (3), 585-594.
63. S. Licht, V. Polidoro, M. Flores, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2004, “Design and Projected Performance of a Flapping Foil AUV”, J. Oceanic Engng. (IEEE), 29 (3), 786-794.
64. D.A. Read, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2003, “Forces on oscillating foils for propulsion and maneuvering”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 17, 163-183.
65. M.S. Triantafyllou, A.H. Techet, Q. Zhu, D.N. Beal, F.S. Hover, & D.K.P. Yue, 2003, “Vorticity control in fish-like propulsion and maneuvering”, Integ. Comp. Biol., 42 (5), 1026-1031.
66. J.C. Liao, D.N. Beal, G.V. Lauder, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2003, “The Karman gait: novel body kinematics of rainbow trout swimming in a vortex street”, Journal of Experimental Biology, 206, 1059-1073.
67. A.H. Techet, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2003, “Separation and Turbulence Control in Biomimetic Flows”, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 71 (1-4), 105-118.
68. L. Shen, X. Zhang, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2003, “Turbulent Flow over a Flexible Wall Undergoing a Streamwise Traveling Wavy Motion”, J. Fluid Mech., 484, 197-221.
69. J.C. Liao, D.N. Beal, G.V. Lauder, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2003, “Fish exploiting vortices use less muscle”, Science, 302 (5650), 1566-1569, November 28, 2003.
70. Q. Zhu, M.J. Wolfgang, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2002, “Three-dimensional flow structures and vorticity control in fish-like swimming”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 468, 1-28.
71. J.I Gobat, M.A. Grosenbaugh, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2002, “Generalized- time integration solutions for hanging chain dynamics”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 128 (6), 677-687.
72. T.R. Consi, P.A. Seifert, M.S. Triantafyllou, & E.R. Edelman, 2001, “The Dorsal Fin Engine of the Seahorse, Hippocampus sp.”, Journal of Morphology, 248 (1), 80-97.
73. F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2001, “Galloping response of a cylinder with upstream wake interference”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 15, 503-512.
74. K. Burr, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2001, “Asymptotic governing equation for wave propagation along weakly non-uniform Euler-Bernoulli beams”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 247 (4), 577-613.
75. J.C. Liao, D.N. Beal, G.V. Lauder, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2001, “Novel body kinematics of trout swimming in a von Karman trail; can fish tune to vortices”, American Zoologist, 41 (6), 1505-1506.
76. S.J. Brown, M.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 2001, “Complex analysis of resonance conditions for coupled capillary and dilational waves”, Proc. Roy. Soc. London A, A 458, 1167-1187.
77. F.S. Hover, H. Tvedt, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2001, “Vortex-induced vibrations of a cylinder with tripping wires”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 448, 175-195.
78. K. Burr, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2000, “Asymptotic analysis of wave propagation along weakly non-uniform repetitive systems”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 229 (1), 21-64.
79. M.S. Triantafyllou, G.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 2000, “Hydrodynamics of Fish Swimming”, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, 32, 33-53.
80. H. Kagemoto, M.J. Wolfgang, M.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 2000, “Force and power estimation in fish-like locomotion using a vortex-lattice method”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 122, 239-253.
81. Q. Zhu, Y. Liu, A.A. Tjavaras, M.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 1999, “Mechanics of nonlinear short-wave generation by a moored near-surface buoy”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 381, 305-335.
82. M.J. Wolfgang, J.M. Anderson, M.A. Grosenbaugh, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Near-body flow dynamics in swimming fish”, Journal of Experimental Biology, 202, 2303-2327.
83. D.S. Barrett, M.S. Triantafyllou, D.K.P. Yue, M.A. Grosenbaugh, & M.J. Wolfgang, 1999, “Drag reduction in fish-like locomotion”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 392, 183-212.
84. M.J. Wolfgang, D.K.P. Yue, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Visualization of complex near-body transport processes in flexible-body propulsion”, Journal of Flow Visualization, 2(2), 143-151.
85. F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Linear dynamics of curved tensioned elastic beams”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 228(4), 923-930.
86. J.M. Anderson, K. Streitlien, D.S. Barrett, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1998, “Oscillating foils of high propulsive efficiency”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 360, 41-72.
87. A.H. Techet, F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1998, “Vortical patterns behind tapered cylinders oscillating transversely to a uniform flow”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 363, 79-96.
88. F.S. Hover, A.H. Techet, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1998, “Forces on oscillating uniform and tapered cylinders in crossflow”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 363, 97-114.
89. A.A. Tjavaras, Q. Zhu, Y. Liu, M.S. Triantafyllou & D.K.P. Yue, 1998, “The mechanics of highly-extensible cables”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 213, 709-737.
90. F.S. Hover, S.N. Miller, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1997, “Vortex induced vibration of marine cables: Experiments using force feedback”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 11, 307-326.
91. F.S. Hover, S.N. Miller, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1997, “Vortex-induced oscillations in inclined cables”, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 69-71, 203-211.
92. T. Tjavaras, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1996, “Nonlinear response of two disordered pendula”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 190, 65-76.
93. T. Tjavaras, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1996, “Shock waves in curved synthetic cables”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 122 (4), 308-315.
94. S. Mavrakos, V. Papazoglou, M.S. Triantafyllou, & J. Chatjigeorgiou, 1996, “Deep Water Mooring Dynamics”, Marine Structures, 9 (1), 181-209.
95. M.S. Triantafyllou, D.S. Barrett, D.K.P. Yue, J.M. Anderson, M.A. Grosenbaugh, K. Streitlien, & G.S. Triantafyllou, 1996, “A New Paradigm of Propulsion and Maneuvering for Marine Vehicles”, Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 104, 81-100.
96. K. Streitlien, G.S. Triantafyllou, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1996, “Efficient Foil Propulsion through Vortex Control”, AIAA Journal, 34 (11), 2315-2319.
97. K. Streitlien, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1995, “Force and Moment on a Joukowski Profile in the Presence of Point Vortices”, AIAA Journal, 33 (4), 603-610.
98. M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.S. Triantafyllou, 1995, “An Efficient Swimming Machine”, Scientific American, 272 (3), 64-70.
99. M.S. Triantafyllou, & D.K.P. Yue, 1995, “Damping Amplification in Highly Extensible Hysteretic Cables”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 186 (3), 355-368.
100. F.S. Hover, M.A. Grosenbaugh, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1994, “Calculation of Dynamic Motions and Tensions in Towed Underwater Cables”, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 19 (3), 449-457.
101. M.S. Triantafyllou, & C.T. Howell, 1994, “Dynamic Response of Cables under Negative Tension: An Ill-Posed Problem”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 173 (4), 433-447.
102. R. Gopalkrishnan, M.S. Triantafyllou, G.S. Triantafyllou, & D.S. Barrett, 1994, “Active Vorticity Control in a Shear Flow Using a Flapping Foil”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 274, 1-21.
103. C.T. Howell, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1993, “Stable and Unstable Nonlinear Resonant Response of Hanging Chains: Theory and Experiment”, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, A 440, 345-364.
104. G.S. Triantafyllou, M.S. Triantafyllou, & M.A. Grosenbaugh, 1993, “Optimal Thrust Development in Oscillating Foils with Application to Fish Propulsion”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 7, 205-224.
105. M.S. Triantafyllou, & C.T. Howell, 1993, “Nonlinear unstable response of hanging chains”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 162 (2), 263-280.
106. C.T. Howell, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1993, “Investigation of Large Amplitude Nonlinear Dynamics of Hanging Chains'”, Int. J. Offshore Polar Engng., 3 (3), 162-167.
107. M.S. Triantafyllou, & C.T. Howell, 1993, “The Ill-Posed Problem of a Cable in Compression”, Int. J. Offshore Polar Engng., 3 (3), 168-171.
108. C.N. White, R.G. Goldsmith, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1993, “Heave restrained platform reduces costs and eases operations”, J. Petrol. Technol., 45 (8), 752-761.
109. M.S. Triantafyllou, & C.T. Howell, 1992, “Nonlinear Impulsive Motions of Low Tension Cables”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 118 (4), 807-830.
110. M.S. Triantafyllou, & M.A. Grosenbaugh, 1991, “Robust Control for Underwater Vehicle Systems with Time Delays”, Journal of Oceanic Engineering (IEEE), OE-16 (1), 146-151.
111. D.R. Yoerger, M.A. Grosenbaugh, M.S. Triantafyllou, & J.J. Burgess, 1991, “Drag Forces and Flow-Induced Vibrations of a Long Vertical Tow Cable - Part I: Steady-State Towing Conditions”, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (ASME), 113, 117-127.
112. M.A. Grosenbaugh, D.R. Yoerger, M.S. Triantafyllou, & F.S. Hover, 1991, “Drag Forces and Flow-Induced Vibrations of a Long Vertical Tow Cable - Part II: Unsteady Towing Conditions”, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (ASME), 113 (3), 199-204.
113. M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.S. Triantafyllou, 1991, “The Paradox of the Hanging String: An Explanation using Singular Perturbations”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 148 (2), 343-351.
114. M.S. Triantafyllou, & G.S. Triantafyllou, 1991, “Frequency Coalescence and Mode-Localization Phenomena: A Geometric Theory”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 150 (3), 485-500.
115. M.S. Triantafyllou, G.S. Triantafyllou, & R. Gopalkrishnan, 1991, “Wake Mechanics for Thrust Generation in Oscillating Foils”, Physics of Fluids A, 3 (12), 2835-2837.
116. V. Papazoglou, S. Mavrakos, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1990, ``Nonlinear cable response and model testing in water'', Journal of Sound and Vibration, 140 (1), 103-115.
117. J.J. Burgess, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1988, “The Elastic Frequencies of Cables”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 120 (1), pp. 153-165.
118. J.H. Milgram, M.S. Triantafyllou, F. Frimm, & G. Anagnostou, 1988, “Seakeeping and Extreme Tensions in Offshore Towing”, Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 96, 35-72.
119. G.S. Triantafyllou, M.S. Triantafyllou, & C. Chryssostomidis, 1987, “Stability Analysis to Predict Vortex Street Characteristics and Forces on Circular Cylinders”, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (ASME), 109, 148-154.
120. G.S. Triantafyllou, M.S. Triantafyllou & C. Chryssostomidis, 1986, “On the formation of vortex streets behind stationary cylinders”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 170, 461-477.
121. M.S. Triantafyllou 1985, “The Dynamics of Translating Cables”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 103 (2), pp. 171-182.
122. M.S. Triantafyllou, A. Bliek, & H. Shin, 1985, “Dynamic Analysis as a Tool for Mooring System Design”, Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 93, 303-324.
123. M.S. Triantafyllou, & L. Grinfogel, 1985, “Natural Frequencies and Natural Mode Shapes of Inclined Cables”, Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE), 112 (1), 139-148.
124. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1984, “The Dynamics of Taut Inclined Cables”, Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 37, 421-440.
125. Y.C. Kim, & M.S. Triantafyllou 1984, “The Nonlinear Dynamics of Long Slender Cylinders”, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 106 (2), 250-256.
126. M.S. Triantafyllou, M. Bodson, & M. Athans, 1983, “Real Time Estimation of Ship Motions Using Kalman Filtering Techniques”, Journal of Oceanic Engineering (IEEE), OE-8 (1), 9-20.
127. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1982, “Preliminary Design of Mooring Systems”, Journal of Ship Research, 26 (1), 25-35.
128. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1982, “A Consistent Hydrodynamic Theory for Moored and Positioned Vessels”, Journal of Ship Research, 26 (2) 97-105.
129. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1980, “Strip Theory of Ship Motions in the Presence of a Current”, Journal of Ship Research, 24 (1), 40-44.
130. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1979, “Computer Aided Propeller Preliminary Design Using the B –series”, Marine Technology, 16 (4), 381-391.

BOOKS AND CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
1. M.S. Triantafyllou, R. Bourguet, J. Dahl, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, 2015, “Vortex-Induced Vibrations of Slender Structures in Shear Flow”, Springer Handbook of Ocean Engineering.
2. M.S. Triantafyllou, & C. Chryssostomidis, 2014, Environment Description, Force Prediction, and Statistics for Ocean System Design, to be published in the Oxford University Press- MIT Pappalardo Series in Mechanical Engineering.
3. G. Taylor, M.S. Triantafyllou, & C. Tropea (editors), 2010, Animal Locomotion: The Physics of Flying, The Hydrodynamics of Swimming, Springer, Berlin.
4. M.S. Triantafyllou, 2002, “Fish Hydrodynamics”, McGraw-Hill 2002 Yearbook of Science & Technology.
5. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Cable Dynamics for Offshore Applications”, in Developments in Offshore Engineering: Wave Phenomena and Offshore Topics, editor J.B. Herbich, 256-294, Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, Texas.
6. F.S. Hover, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Combined simulation and real-time force feedback: A new tool for experimental fluid mechanics”, in System Theory: Modeling, Analysis and Control, eds. T. Tzaferis & I. Schick, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Review Papers
1. M.S. Triantafyllou, 2010, Science and Technology Challenges and Potential Game Changing Opportunities”, Paper Prepared for the Committee on Naval Engineering in the 21st Century, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, May 2010.
2. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1991, “Dynamics of cables, towing cables and mooring systems”, The Shock and Vibration Digest, 23 (7), 3-8.
3. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1987, “Dynamics of cables and chains”, The Shock and Vibration Digest, 19 (12), 3-5.
4. M.S. Triantafyllou, 1984, “Linear dynamics of cables and chains”, The Shock and Vibration Digest, 16 (3), 9-17.

Patents

  •  J.G. de Oliveira, A.W. Morton, P.R. Erb, & M.S. Triantafyllou, “Buoy Having Minimal Motion Characteristics”, U.S. Patent 4,768,984, Sept. 6, 1988.
  • M.S. Triantafyllou & D.S. Barrett, “Propulsion Mechanism Employing Flapping Foils”, U.S. Patent 5,401,196, March 28, 1995.
  • M.S. Triantafyllou & D.S. Barrett, “Method and Apparatus for Reducing Drag on a Moving Body”, U.S. Patent 5,740,750, April 21, 1998.
  • M.S. Triantafyllou, 1999, “Human Powered Marine Vehicle and Method for the Operation Thereof”, U.S. Patent 5,997,369, December 7, 1999.
  • A.G.P Kottapalli, C.W. Tan, J.M. Miao, G. Barbastathis & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2013, “A liquid crystal polymer membrane MEMS sensor for flow rate and flow direction sensing, medical and environmental applications”, US Provisional patent Application No.: 61/541,232, ILO Ref: 11266S-CE-US/PRV.
  • A.G.P Kottapalli, J.M. Miao, M. Asadnia, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Sensor, Method for forming the same, and method of controlling the same”, International Publication Number WO 2014/107139 A1, 10 July 2014.
  • A.G.P Kottapalli, M. Asadnia, J.M. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Bio-inspired nanofibril encapsulated hydrogel cupulae for ultra-sensitive MEMS flow sensor development”, US Provisional patent Application No.: 61/748,184, ILO Ref: 2378S-CE/PRV (Currently under full patent conversion).
  • M. Asadniaye Fard Jahromi, A.G.P Kottapalli, , J.M. Miao, & M.S. Triantafyllou, 2014, “Ultrasensitive and Self-Powered PDVF Nanofiber Strain Sensors”, US Provisional patent Application (filed January 7, 2015).