Latest News

One paper is accepted for publication in Advanced Intelligent Systems
Congratulations to Zhonghan Lin and the coauthors!

Prof. Huichan Zhao will serve as a Keynote Speaker at the 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022).

One paper is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials TechnologiesCongratulations to Jingyi Zhou and the coauthors!

Dr. Yu Herng Tan​​ wins the Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship for her postdoctoral research in TsinghuaCongratulations and welcome!

One paper is published in Science RoboticsCongratulations to Dr. Chao Tang and the coauthors!

Prof. Huichan Zhao will serve as an Associate Editor for Wearable Technologies. 

One paper is accepted for publication in Smart Materials and Structures (SMS)Congratulations to Xuguang Dong and the coauthors!

Dr. Chao Tang and Jingyi Zhou both won the second prize in the academic presentation 2022 held by the State Key Laboratory of Tribology. Congratulations!

One paper is accepted for publication in Advanced Engineering Materials (AEM)Congratulations to Songwen Jiang and the coauthors!

One paper is accepted for publication in Nature Communications.


Selected Publications

A Pipeline Inspection Robot for Navigating Tubular Environments in the Sub-centimeter Scale, Science Robotics

Long-Life-Cycle and Damage-Recovery Artificial Muscles via Controllable and Observable Self-Clearing Process, Advanced Engineering Materials

Soft, Tough, and Fast Polyacrylate Dielectric Elastomer for Non-magnetic Motor, Nature Communications

Increasing the Payload and Terrain Adaptivity of an Untethered Crawling Robot via Soft-Rigid Coupled Linear Actuators, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

Enhancing the Universality of a Pneumatic Gripper via Continuously Adjustable Initial Grasp Postures, IEEE Transactions on Robotics

A Wearable Soft Haptic Communicator Based on Dielectric Elastomer Actuators, Soft Robotics

Controlled Flight of a Microrobot Powered by Soft Artificial Muscles, Nature

Bio‐inspired Design and Additive Manufacturing of Soft Materials, Machines, Robots, and Haptic Interfaces,  Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Compact Dielectric Elastomer Linear Actuator, Advanced Functional Materials

Optoelectronically Innervated Soft Prosthetic Hand via Stretchable Optical Waveguides, Science Robotics

Soft Orthosis with Integrated Optical Strain Sensors  and Electromyographic Control, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine


Upcoming Events


Invited Speaker at

ICRA Workshop 2022

Philadelphia (PA), USA

May 23-27

Invited Keynote Speaker at


Yantai, China

July 30 - August 1

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Invited Keynote Speaker at

IROS 2022

Kyoto, Japan

October 23-27