New grant awarded by ONR for cable manipulation

Dr. Santos was awarded a $1.6M, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research titled, “Robot grasp and manipulation of deformable linear objects with applications for cable following: Haptic perception.” This award enables collaboration with the research teams of Prof. Julie Shah and Prof. […]

Paper accepted to IEEE Sensors

Biomechatronics Lab alumnus Peter Aspinall was a co-author of a paper titled, “Measuring dynamic shear force and vibration with a bioinspired tactile sensor skin,” which has been accepted for publication in IEEE Sensors.  This work was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Jianzhu Yin and Dr. Jonathan D. Posner (Mechanical […]

Paper accepted to Frontiers in Robotics and AI

Biomechatronics Lab doctoral students Alireza Haji Fathaliyan and Xiaoyu Wang were equally contributing co-authors of a paper titled, “Exploiting 3D gaze tracking for action recognition during bimanual manipulation to enhance human-robot collaboration,” which has been accepted for publication in Frontiers in Robotics and AI.  This work was supported […]

Multimodal tactile sensor skin featured online

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.  […]