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BIOE 598 HGO - Soft Robotics

Fall 2020

Soft RoboticsHGO65548ONL41100 - 1220 T R    Holly McIlwee Golecki
Alexander Joseph Deptula

Course Description

In this design course, we will explore soft materials used for devices to interface with humans, mimic natural systems, and improve upon traditional robots. Students will: (1) Explore fundamentals of polymer chemistry and flexible sensors. (2) Read and discuss current literature in the field. (3) Build actuators and sensors using polymer molding, Arduino controls (no prior experience necessary). (4) Design novel advances in bioinspired, wearable, or implantable soft robots.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree.

Subject Area

  • Bioengineering