Dr. Santos was featured in the 2018 edition of “25 women in robotics you need to know about” by Andra Keay, Hallie Siegel, and Sabine Hauert published at Robohub.org. The complete list can be viewed at this weblink.
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in Season 13, Episode 13 of “Ancient Aliens,” which is the History Channel’s longest running nonfiction series. The episode entitled, “The Artificial Human,” also features Dr. Dennis Hong’s RoMeLa Team. We thank Frankie Glass and Lara Shaghoian of Prometheus Studios, host Giorgio A. […]
Accompanied by Hillary MacInnes, UCLA’s Assistant Director of Federal Relations, Dr. Santos presented Biomechatronics Lab research at the Annual Coalition for National Science Funding Capitol Hill Exhibition on May 9, 2018. She also met with numerous staff and members of the U.S. Congress to highlight the importance of […]
Collaborative research conducted with Dr. Jianzhu Yin and Dr. Jonathan D. Posner (Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington) has been featured in a number of online articles. The multimodal tactile sensor skin can be used to measure normal force, shear force, and vibration at frequencies that surpass human capabilities. […]
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in two Voice of America video reports: a Spanish language report on “El futuro de los robots táctiles” and an expanded English report on “More than a Feeling, Robots Developing Sense of Touch.” Kenneth Gutierrez demonstrates his work on haptic perception through handheld objects. […]
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a Science News article titled, “For robots, artificial intelligence gets physical,” written by Meghan Rosen. Our robot testbed was also featured on the cover! The article highlights Dr. Randall Hellman’s haptics-driven reinforcement learning research, in collaboration […]
The Biomechatronics Lab was featured in a trailer for a 2017 documentary titled, “NEO,” directed by Douglisio DiMuccio and Rob Miller of Voyage Creative Group. NEO is a “hybrid of documentary and visual art piece that depicts the current state of technology, our humanity and where the two […]
The Biomechatronics Lab was filmed for a 2017 documentary titled, “NEO,” directed by Douglisio DiMuccio and Rob Miller of Voyage Creative Group. NEO is a “hybrid of documentary and visual art piece that depicts the current state of technology, our humanity and where the two may intertwine and […]
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a National Science Foundation video titled, “Generation Robot,” to mark five years of multi-agency National Robotics Initiative (NRI) efforts to “accelerate the research, development and use of robots that work beside or cooperatively with people.” The lab’s video clips begin at 2:59 […]
The Biomechatronics Lab and its “BairClaw” robot hand testbed is featured in a UCLA Daily Bruin article titled, “UCLA lab working to create machine that simulates touch,” written by Brianna Campbell.