August 17, 2018

Our collaborative proposal "Anthropomorphic Robotic Ankle Prosthesis with Programmable Materials" with Profs. Mo RastgaarPanagiotis Artemiadis, and Kenton Kaufman was funded by NSF - NRI 2.0 (also here).  

April 9, 2018

Congratulations to our members of the lab: Nick Vale, Sai Gautham Nuthi, Fred Sebastian, and Niveditha Muthukrishna, for succesfully defending their MS theses.

March 30, 2018

Dr. Polygerinos received the New Investigator award from the Arizona Department of Health Services - Arizona Biomedical Research Center to explore the development of a soft robotic exosuit for lower-limb assistance.

February 20, 2018

Dr. Polygerinos, with Co-PI Dr. W. Zhang,  received an award from NSF - CMMI to study Distributed Iterative Control of Soft Robotic Arms.

June 14, 2017

Our paper, "Development of a Soft-Inflatable Exosuit for Knee Rehabilitation" has been accepted for publication in IROS 2017

May 31, 2017

Our collaborative review paper on soft robotics is published and available from Advanced Engineering Materials

April 14, 2017

Congratulations to Luis Saenz and Deven Goving for receiving the Outstanding Thesis Award from SEMTE. 

April 7, 2017

Participating at the National Robotics Week 2017 the lab opened its doors to local elementary and highschool students.

April 7, 2017

Prof. Polygerinos gives invited talk on "The softer side of robots and their wearable applications" at the Valey Engineering Science and Technology Club, Suncity West, AZ.

March 30, 2017

Congratulations to Robert Tichy and Curtis Sparks for obtaining a Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) award for Fall 2017.



May 1, 2018

Fox 10 News: Our lab's joint reserach project with SRP and the Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab at ASU aims at developing drones with soft graspers to collect water samples from remote SRP canals. Video

April 11, 2018

KJZZ 91.5:  A four-minute radio segment on KJZZ radio featuring Prof. Wenlong Zhang, Prof. Panagiotis Polygerinos, and Prof. Daniel Aukes talking about robotics in the SRP  canals.

December 5, 2017

ABC15: Our work on the Soft-Inflatable Exosuit was covered by ABC15.

November 2, 2017

The State PressASU Polytechnic researchers want to help stroke victims walk again.

October 26, 2017

12News: Our research work on soft and wearable robotics has been covered by 12News.

October 19, 2017

ASU Full CircleOur Ph.D. student, Carly Thalman was featured in the article, 'Potential To Help Keep U.S. an Innovation Nation Brings Students Coveted Research Fellowships' by ASU Full Circle.

July 13, 2017

Advanced Science News: Our collaborative review article on soft robotics is highlighted in Advanced Science News as one of the most downloaded and read publications in Advanced Engineering Materials over the last month (June 2017).

June 19, 2017

ASU Now: The collaboration with Barrow Neurological Institute through the course EGR598 Mechatronics Device Innovation is featured in ASU Now.

June 5, 2017

Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering (by ASME): Our work on Soft Relief Device for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome was featured in the Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering.

February 17, 2017

ASU Now: Visitors explore aviation, robotics and more at ASU's Polytechnic campus Night of the Open Door event.