November 2013

Highlighted News

* Successfully organized IEEE IROS 2013 Workshop on Soft Technologies for Wearable Robots

* IEEE IROS Time Capsule: the octopus-inspired artificial muscular hydrostat unit has been stored in the time capsule at IROS 2013 as example of actuation system for soft robot arms.

* “STIFF-FLOP surgical manipulator: mechanical design and experimental characterization of the single module” was selected as finalist for “ICROS award for IROS 2013 best application paper”

Upcoming Events / Call for Papers

Reminder – Call for Papers, Special Issue: “Soft Actuators”, Journal: Actuators 

2014 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence

ALife 2014: The 14th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems

Published Journal Articles

* Soft locomotion:

* Soft sensing: 

* Soft interaction, soft robot behavior, soft human-robot interactions:

* Soft actuator, flexible actuator, compliant actuator:

* Soft robotics application:

* Morphological computation, morphological change, self organization:

* Biological studies:

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