Category: Soft Robots

[Soft Robots] Material Connexion

Our class reviewed the Material Connexion’s material database, and after that, we visited their showroom, which features the newest materials in the collection. Despite the gorgeous polymer materials, I…

Designing Silicone Mold

I attempted abstract shaped air chambers for this silicone mold design experiment. I started with design sketch, in the sketch below, red arrows mean channels. I used cardboard…

Bio-Inspiration: 3D Vision in Praying Mantis

Praying mantises are the only invertebrates known to see in 3D. Unlike us, their depth perception only works when the object – prey – is moving. Humans see in…