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Nature-inspired innovation: from plants and animals to soft robots

Corresponding author: Barbara Mazzolai, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Center for Micro-BioRobotics

Bioinspired soft robotics is a worldwide known paradigm to develop new solutions for science and technology, giving way to a […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O1

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Mimicking the maggot: multilevel inspiration for technology

Corresponding author: Barbara Webb, University of Edinburgh

The humble larvae of the fruitfly (the maggot) has become a focus for biological investigation and reveals a number of […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O2

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Reverse engineering the euglenoid movement: from unicellular swimmers to bio-inspired micro-machines?

Corresponding author: Antonio De Simone, SISSA-International School for Advanced Studies

Euglenids are unicelluar organisms (protists) living in freshwater, which are capable of moving either by beating a flagellum, or by […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O3

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Soft Components for Soft Wearable Robotic Challenges

Corresponding author: Jamie Paik, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

The latest interests in wearable technologies require softer components to improve the machine human interface. The interface design primarily requires […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O4

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Soft Robotics: from bioinspiration to scientific challenges and technological applications

Corresponding author: Cecilia Laschi, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, The BioRobotics Institute

Soft robotics has strong roots in bioinspiration, as the observation of living beings clearly showed to roboticists the way how […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O5

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SMA actuators: is the technology mature enough for Soft Robotics?

Corresponding author: Marco Urbano, SAES Group

SMA, Shape Memory Alloys, are material exhibiting a Martensite/Austenite phase transformation. When heated, these materials may undergo macroscopic deformations and […]

Type
ORAL
Session
SOFTROBOTICS_WS
Day
Nov 26th
Session No.
SOFTROBOTICS_WS_O6

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