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. […]
Dr. Santos was a co-author of a paper titled, “Bioinspired flexible microfluidic shear force sensor skin,” which has been published in Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. This research was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Jianzhu Yin and Dr. Jonathan D. Posner (Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington). This work was […]
Biomechatronics Lab alumni, Dr. Randall B. Hellman and Dr. Ruben Ponce Wong, were co-authors of a paper titled, “Discriminability of Single and Multichannel Intracortical Microstimulation within Somatosensory Cortex,” which has been published in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, section on Bionics and Biomimetics. This research was conducted in collaboration with […]
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.
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.
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a National Science Foundation Science Nation video titled, “Giving robots and prostheses the human touch,” as part of National Robotics Week. The video was hosted by PBS NewsHour science and technology correspondent Miles O’Brien and edited by Kate Tobin. Our lab’s video […]
Dr. Santos was quoted in a March 2015 Newsmax MaxLife article on state-of-the-art biomechatronic prosthetics titled, “Six Million Dollar Man Becomes Reality,” written by John Edwards. Ryan Manis and Randall Hellman are featured in the photo provided courtesy of ASU Magazine and Dan Vermillion of Vermillion Studio.
The Biomechatronics Lab is featured in a two-part neuroprosthetics segment on PBS NewsHour with science and technology correspondent Miles O’Brien. Part 1: “Man and Machine” features advances in prosthetic arm technology and control methods while Part 2: “Science of Touch” (below) features advances in peripheral nerve interfaces and […]
Randall B. Hellman’s paper titled, “A robot hand testbed designed for enhancing embodiment and functional neurorehabilitation of body schema in subjects with upper limb impairment or loss,” was accepted for publication in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience for a Special Issue on “Proprioceptive dysfunction, related motor disorders and their […]