Intrinsic Embedded Sensors for Polymeric Mechatronics: Flexure and Force Sensing (Mechanical Project)

ABSTRACT

While polymeric fabrication processes, including recent advances in additive manufacturing, have revolutionized manufacturing, little work has been done on effective sensing elements compatible with and embedded within polymeric structures Continue reading

LabVIEW™ Database Interfacing For Robotic Control (Computer Project)

The Zymark™ System is a lab automation workstation that uses the Caliper Life Sciences (Hopkinton, MA) Zymate XP robot. At Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, a Zymate is used in a course, INFO I510 Data Acquisition and Laboratory Automation, to demonstrate the fundamentals of laboratory robotics. This robot has been Continue reading

Classifying a Person’s Degree of Accessibility from Natural Body Language During Social Human–Robot Interactions (Electronics Project)

ABSTRACT

For social robots to be successfully integrated and accepted within society, they need to be able to interpret human social cues that are displayed through natural modes of communication. In particular, a key challenge in the design of Continue reading