Sep 2021 – Our #review preprint “From #Theoretical Work to #Clinical Translation: Progress in #Concentric #Tube #Robots” is now available at (link) by @zmitros, me, R Henry, L da Cruz, @bergeles @rvimlab @KingsImaging @Moorfields
Sep 2021 – Feels so good getting invited for a talk at your BSc Uni #Amirkabir UT #Tehran #Polytechnic on #Soft #Medical #Robots. Can’t stop thinking of memories starting 16 years ago! Wed 15 Sep 1pm BST (link)
Jul 2021 – The next @ieeeras @SoftDebate is here “#Soft #Robotics #Impact: Exploratory Research vs. Application Oriented Solutions” with Elliot Hawkes, @FumiyaIida1, Oliver Brock, Yong Lae Park & Josie Hughes
Fri Aug 13, 4pm UK Time
by @MarwaEldiwiny @SMHadiSadati Laura Blumenschein
Jul 2021 – Congratulations @ZhenhuaYu_IC for getting your paper titled “A Method to use Reservoir Computing in a Whisker Sensor for Terrain Identification by Mobile Robots” accepted in @IROS2021. A good reward for hard work together with @SMHadiSadati @HWegiriya and @PeterRNChilds
Jun 2021 – Join @adamastokes @martingarrard & me in #modeling sessions at “Introduction to #SoftRobotics for #Industry #workshop” @BristolRobotLab @SoftLabBristol
Mon & Tue Jun 28-29 11:20-12:00
Thanks to @MorphComp for the invitation!
Jun 2021 – Now we have £15K more (tnx to @NIHRresearch #Cardiovascular #MedTech pump prime Grant & @KingsImaging) and two bright Research Assistants (Joseph Rowell & Kieran Joymungul) over the summer to further investigate our ideas for minimally invasive micro-#surgery @rvimlab
Jun 2021 – Join us on Thur Jun 3rd at 11:15-11:30 GMT+1 (ThET13.2) for our #ICRA2021 presentation: “MAMMOBOT: #Miniature Steerable #Soft #Growing #Robot for Early #Breast #Cancer Detection” https://bit.ly/3uIzugS
May 2021 – A unique opportunity to try different #Matlab #software for #Modelling #SoftRobots: “@ieeeras #School on #Rehabilitation & #Assistive Tech based on #SoftRobotics (#SofTech_Rehab)” https://softech-rehab.com
– SoRoSim by @federico_renda
– TMTDyn by @SMHadiSadati
– TBA by @MatteoCianchet1
Mar 2021 – The @Cambridge_Eng #EIWorkshop2021 hosts a fantastic special issue of #SoftRoboticsPodcast by Dr. Marwa Eldwini, accompanied by a series of offline interviews by me: https://bit.ly/3cpD9u2, https://bit.ly/31ohAnE
Feb 2021 – Excited about our new #IEEE #RA_L paper “MAMMOBOT: A Miniature Steerable #Soft #Growing #Robot for Early #Breast #Cancer Detection” Read a preprint: https://bit.ly/3buhP4X with P Berthet Rayne, me, G Petrou, N Patel, S Giannarou, D R Leff, @bergeles @rvimlab @KingsImaging
Feb 2021 – 28 days to “Int #Workshop on #Embodied #Intelligence” (Mar 24-26th) with many esteemed plenary, invited & breakout session speakers. Register here!
@FumiyaIida1@DoctorJosh K Nakajima, J Hughes, T Howison @MarwaEldiwiny@SMHadiSadati V Egorova
Jan 2021 – The 3rd @ieeeras @SoftDebate is here: “Bioinspired vs. Biohybrid Design” with: @metin_sitti Cecilia Laschi @DrRituRaman Talia Moore @Kriegmerica, Mon, 15 Feb, 3PM (UK Time) https://bit.ly/3iTTIQC
Dec 2020 – @ieeeras #SoftRobotics TC Spotlight by S Nurzaman et al. “Soft Robotics: The Journey Thus Far and the Challenges Ahead”, is now available to read in #IEEE RAM J https://bit.ly/3hJCiFA Please visit softrobotics website for more info! @SoftDebate @MarwaEldiwiny
Nov 2020 – Excited to attend @SofaFramework Week 2020 tutorial & symposium, live now. Looking forward to your feedback on presentation by Mikel De I. Reyzabal on “Implementing #Dynamic #ActiveConstraints for safe #RoboticSurgery using #SOFA” @rvimlab @KingsImaging
Nov 2020 – #IROS2020 is live now and free to register! Looking very much forward to seeing your comments on our video presentations & Workshop!
– Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration with a Multi-Arm Continuum Robot
– Exploiting the Morphology of a SMA Spring as an Active Backbone Tendril Robot (ATBR)
– Application-Oriented Modelling and Control of Soft Robots
Nov 2020 – This is the first time I lecture a course, thanks to Dr Jack Lee (the module lead), Mr Potato and Pepper Family (my companions)! #AdvanceMechanics for >80 Virtual #BEng students at @KingsImaging, 60% (26 Hours). How are they (HONEST OPINION)?!
Oct 2020 – Mark 19-20 Nov at 1-6pm GMT for #iros2020#workshop on: “#application-oriented #modelling & #control of #softrobotics” https://bit.ly/2HuvBtu
with: Ian Walker, Christian Duriez, M Kilpack, Caleb Rucker, Nabil Simaan, Isuru Godage, Stelian Coros, H Mochiyama, Pierre Dupont, Tania Morimoto, Zheng Wang, Mortiz Bächer
Organizers: Thomas George Thuruthel, Cosimo Della Santina, S.M.Hadi Sadati, Federico Renda, Cecilia Laschi
Sponsors: Disney Research, Frontiers Robotics & AI
Oct 2020 – 2nd #SoftRobotics #Debate is almost here: “Bridging the Gap Between #SoftRobots and #SoftMaterials: Discovering New Material Functionalities vs. Creating #ArchitectedCompliance” Thu Oct 15th at 3PM CEST (Link) with Panelists: J Lipton, S Maeda, J Rossiter, R Shepherd, H Stuart, @rltruby, @BramVDBorght, and Moderator: G Olson. @ME_at_UW @SIT_PR_staff @SoftLabBristol @BristolRobotLab @Cornell @UCBerkeley @NorthwesternU @VUBrussel @CMU_Mech @ieeeras @SoftRobotics_JN
Sep 2020 – Our @ieeeras #IROS2020 Presentation on “Exploiting the #Morphology of a #SMA #Spring as an Active Backbone #Tendril #Robot (ATBR)” @SoftLabBristol @BristolRobotLab @rvimlab @KingsImaging @ClemsonUniv
Jul 2020 – Active Backbone Tendril Robot ATBR #IROS2020 – local deformation exploited from Tendril Morphology – local heating programmed in structure by design https://youtu.be/ophmBiMWiLI https://bit.ly/33mslbY @rvimlab @SoftLabBristol @BristolRobotLab
Jul 2020 – Win $200 from @DisneyResearch and chance of publishing with @FrontRoboticsAI by submitting to “Application-Oriented #Modelling & #Control of #SoftRobots” #IROS2020 #workshop by Aug 23rd: Link
@federico_renda @rvimlab @MIT_CSAIL @Cambridge_Uni
Jul 2020 – Glad for our #IROS2020 “SMA #Tendril Morphology as Active Backbone #ContinuumRobot” & “#OpticNerve Fenestration with Multi-Arm ContinuumRobot” papers, & “Application-Oriented #Modelling & #Control of #SoftRobots” workshop @rvimlab @SoftLabBristol
May 2020 – Glad to announce our #IROS2020 workshop “Application-Oriented Modelling and Control of SoftRobots”, supported by @DisneyResearch and @FrontRoboticsAI! Great to discuss #SoftRobots from application viewpoint. More info to come. with T. George, C. Della Santina, F. Renda, C. Laschi
Apr 2020 – Our Frontiers in Robotics and AI article “Editorials: Current Advances in Soft Robotics – Best Papers from RoboSoft 2018” is now available online.
Feb 2020 – Granted £10K from “King’s Global Engagement Partnership Fund” for elevating collaboration between King’s College London, Robotics and Vision in Medicine Lab (RViM), and École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Learning Algorithms and Systems Laboratory (LASA)
Jan 2020 – Glad to attend #ICRA2020 with “Stiffness Imaging with Continuum Appendage: Real-time Shape and Tip Force Estimation from Base Load Readings” & “Significance of Joints Compliance on the Dynamic Slip Resistance of Bioinspired Hoof”
Jan 2020 – Our new #IJRR paper: “TMTDyn: Matlab package for modeling hybrid rigid–continuum robot based on discretized & reduced-order models” is online now.