Tag: artificial hand

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.  […]

Paper accepted to Transactions on Haptics

Biomechatronics Lab alumnus, Dr. Randall B. Hellman was a co-author of a paper titled, “Functional contour-following via haptic perception and reinforcement learning,” which has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Haptics.  This research was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Cem Tekin (Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, […]

Postdoctoral Scholar position available

[[This position has now been filled.]]  We seek a Postdoctoral Scholar to join our research team immediately for a new project involving the haptic search and retrieval of objects buried in granular media, bimanual manipulation, and shared autonomy teleoperation of field deployable robots. MINIMUM requirements: Ph.D. degree in […]

Biomechatronics Lab featured in PCMag article

The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a PCMag article titled, “Up Close With the ‘BairClaw’ Robot Hand,” written by Sophia Stuart. The article highlights research conducted with robot hand and arm technology from Barrett Technology, multimodal tactile sensor technology from SynTouch, and our custom BairClaw robot hand testbed.