January 2017

Highlighted News 

* IEEE ICRA 2017 Workshop: Advanced Fabrication and Morphological Computation for Soft Robotics

* IEEE ICRA 2017 Workshop: Innovative Haptic Interfaces Emerging from Soft Robotics

* IEEE ICRA 2017 Competition: Soft Material Robot Challenge 

* The IIT Center for Micro-BioRobotics invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships in bioinspired soft robotics. Applicants must have a PhD degree in one of the following areas: Biorobotics, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Biomechanics, or a related field. For further detail, please visit here.

* A postdoctoral research assistant position is available in the Department of Informatics to work with Dr Matthew Howard in the world-leading Centre for Robotics Research at King’s College London on the new EPRSC funded project SoftSkills. For more information, please click here.

* Soft robotics related publications are listed as the most influential research published in the Bioinspiration and Biomimetics journal in 2016. Further information can be found here.

New Videos

BBC World News – How the octopus inspires surgical tools 

Published Journal Articles

* Related review:

* Soft arm, manipulation, grasping:

* Soft locomotion, compliant manipulation:

* Soft sensing, artificial skin, electronic skin:

* Soft actuator, flexible actuator, compliant actuator:

* Soft robot application:

* Soft robot fabrication, growing robot:

* Morphological computation, morphological change, self-organization:

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