electrohydrolic soft actuator

CU Boulder researchers uncover the secret to a faster soft actuator

June 29, 2020

Researchers in CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering recently uncovered new information that could revolutionize the design of electrohydraulic soft actuators to enable robots to perform at faster speeds.

Artimus Robotics Team

Spinout soft robotics company receives NSF SBIR funding

June 16, 2020

Artimus Robotics, a spinout company of CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently received $225,000 through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research Phase I program.

soft robotics

ME faculty part of $2M NSF grant for soft robotics work

Nov. 28, 2018

Soft robotics promises substantial advantages over traditional rigid robots. ME faculty are working toward widespread adoption and practical applications for soft robotic HASEL actuators through a new $2M award from the National Science Foundation.

HASEL artificial muscles for next-generation soft robotics.

Next-gen flexible robots move and heal like us

Jan. 4, 2018

Soft, self-healing devices mimic biological muscles, point to next generation of human-like robotics In the basement of the Engineering Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, a group of researchers is working to create the next generation of robots. Instead of the metallic droids you may be imagining, they are...