Program

Location: Mascagni Room, Grand Hotel Palazzo, Livorno

Introduction

Time Speaker talk
09:00 - 09:05
Lucia Beccai and Kathryn Daltorio
Welcome and introduction

Biologically-inspired and robotic solutions for sensing in soft robots

Time Speaker Talk (20 min + 5 Q&A)
09:05 - 09:30
Kathryn Daltorio
Sensing for Soft Body Locomotion in Biologically Inspired Robots
Abstract
09:30 - 09:55
Carmel Majidi
Towards Autonomous Soft Robots: Materials, Design Architectures, & Modeling
Abstract
09:55 - 10:20
Barry Trimmer
What makes sense? Mechanosensing for Soft Locomotion
Abstract
10:20 - 10:45
Rebecca Kramer
Sensory Skins: A Surface-based Approach to Soft Robot Control
Abstract
10:45 - 11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:25
Matteo Cianchetti
Stretchable sensors for manipulators working in wet conditions
Abstract
11:25 - 11:50
Van Ho
Wrin'Tac: an Active Sensorized Body for Dual-Assessment of Self Deformation and External Interaction
Abstract
11:50 - 12:15
Fumiya Iida
Embodied Intelligence in Soft Sensor Morphology
Abstract
12:15 - 13:00
INTERACTIVE SESSION
DEMOS/PROTOTYPES/VIDEOS (25 min)
PANEL DISCUSSION (Carmel, Barry, Rebecca, Matteo, Van, Fumiya; Chair: Kathryn) (20 min)
13:00 - 14:20
FREE LUNCH

DESIGN, MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR SOFT SENSING IN ROBOTS

Time Speaker Talk
14:20 - 14:45
Lucia Beccai
Mechanosensing for soft robotics: technological approaches and open issues
Abstract
14:45 - 15:10
Robert Shepherd
Bioinspired Design & Additive Manufacturing of Soft Materials, Machines, Robots, and Haptic Interfaces
Abstract
15:10 - 15:35
Unyong Jeong
Printed Tactile Sensors Integrated in Robots
Abstract
15:35 - 16:00
Martin Kaltenbrunner
Imperceptible Plastic Sensor Foils for Soft Electronics and Machines
Abstract
16:00 - 16:30
COFFEE BREAK
16:30 - 16:55
Michael Wehner
Embedded 3D Printing of Autonomous and Somatosensory Soft Robots
Abstract
16:55 - 17:20
Patricia Xu
Continuous Deformation Sensing Using Stretchable Optoelectronic Lightguides for Soft Robots
Abstract
17:20 - 18:00
INTERACTIVE SESSION
DEMOS/PROTOTYPES/VIDEOS (20 min)
PANEL DISCUSSION (Robert, Unyong, Martin, Michael, Patricia; Chair: Lucia) (20 min)
18:00
CONCLUSION
Concluding remarks and end of the workshop (Lucia & Kathryn)
20:30
DINNER FOR INVITED SPEAKERS
Photo credit: Antonio Razzauti

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