Greg R. Luecke

  • Associate Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Courtesy)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering (Courtesy)

Main Office

2016 Black Engr
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-5916
Fax: 515-294-3261


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1992
  • MS, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Yale University, 1987
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri, 1979

Interest Areas

  • Robotics and control
  • Haptic force feedback
  • Teleoperation
  • System dynamics and simulation
  • Virtual Reality

Selected Publications

  • Luecke, G. R., “GREENSPACE: Virtual Reality Interface for Combine Operator Training.” accepted for publication in Presence, 2011
  • Luecke, G. R., “Visual Reinforcement and Unilateral Constraints With Virtual Mechanisms For Under-Actuated Haptics”, Robo 2011, The Second IASTED International Conference on Robotics, November 7-9, 2011, Pittsburgh, PA * Luecke, G. R., “Haptic Interactions Using Virtual Manipulator Coupling With Applications to Under-Actuated Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Volume 27 Number 4, 2011, pp730-740
  • Habibi, S., Roach, J., Luecke, G.R., “Inner-loop Control For Electro-Mechanical (EMA) Flight Surface Actuation Systems”, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, v 130, n 5, p 0510021-05100213, September 2008 (0)
  • Zafer, N., and Luecke, G.R. “Stability of gas pressure regulators,” Applied Mathematical Modelling, I Applied Mathematical Modelling, v 32, n 1, January 2008, p 61-82 (0)
  • Luecke, G.R., and Beckman, J., “Haptic Interactions With Under-Actuated Robots Using Virtual Mechanisms”, Proceedings, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.*(44.7%)
  • Zafer, N., and Luecke, G.R. “A geometric constraint-based approach to force and motion coupling between real and virtual mechanisms,” Advanced Robotics, Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 1393–1410 (2007) (1)