Our mission

We use novel materials & fabrication techniques to design, build, and study novel bioinspired actuators, robotic systems & devices

Research interests

  • Modular robot architecture

  • Soft actuators

  • Novel robot actuators

  • Fluidic systems design and control

  • Bioinspired locomotion and manipulation

  • Robots for entertainment and inspiration

  • Biodegradable robots

  • Self-assembling robotic systems

Past work

Shape-changing soft surface

Modular origami-inspired robots

Modular vacuum-powered actuators