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Latest News

We were awarded the "Wiley China Open Science High Contribution Author", for our paper published in the ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS ranks among the top five most downloaded articles published by Chinese authors in the third quarter of 2022 within three months!

Zhonghan Lin and Yiyi Pan 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 IEEE Transactions on RoboticsCongratulations to Xin An and the coauthors!

Yiyi's paper is selected to be featured on the front cover of the latest issue of Soft Matter!


Jingyi's paper is selected to be featured on the inside back cover of the latest issue of Advanced Materials Technologies!

One paper is accepted for publication in Soft Matter. Congratulations to Yiyi Pan and the coauthors!


Prof. Huichan Zhao will serve as an Associate Editor for the 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023).

One paper is accepted for publication in Extreme Mechanics Letters. Congratulations to Yixin Wang and the coauthors!

Zhonghan's paper is selected to be featured on the inside cover of the latest issue of Advanced Intelligent Systems!


Selected Publications

Active-Cooling-in-the-Loop Controller Design and Implementation for an SMA-Driven Soft Robotic Tentacle, IEEE Transactions on Robotics

Stretchable and Conformable Stiffness-Variable Device through Electrorheological Fluids, Soft Matter

An Anthropomorphic Musculoskeletal System with Soft Joint and Multifilament Pneumatic Artificial Muscles, Advanced Intelligent Systems

Conformable and Compact Multiaxis Tactile Sensor for Human and Robotic Grasping via Anisotropic Waveguides, Advanced Materials Technologies

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

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

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

Compact Dielectric Elastomer Linear Actuator, Advanced Functional Materials

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

Upcoming Events


Invited Speaker at

ICRA Workshop 2022

Philadelphia (PA), USA

May 23-27

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Invited Keynote Speaker at

IROS 2022

Kyoto, Japan

October 23-27


Associate Editor for

RoboSoft 2023


April 3-7

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