Prof Kaspar Althoefer


Research Group Members

Research Assistants

Prof Althoefer
SADATI, Seyedmohammadhadi
Dr Dawood
DAWOOD, Abu Bakar
Prof Althoefer
KOMNINOS, Charalampos

Current PhD Projects

Thesis Title
A Soft Hand Exoskeleton for Haptic Feedback
Inflatable legs for walking robots
Inflatable legs for walking robots
Modeling and control of a robotic retractor for minimally invasive colorectal surgery
Sensing and navigation for eversion robots operating pipe networks on nuclear sites
Soft eversion robotic mechanism for the inspection of inaccessible spaces in the nuclear sector
Using control and machine learning techniques to optimise the motion performance of a soft eversion robots for underwater applications

Past PhD Projects

Thesis TitleYear
From Bees to Robots: A Statistical Mechanics Framework for Modelling Shimmering Dynamics and Control of Swarm Systems2024
Pneumatic Soft-Rigid Hybrid Actuators and Evolved Legged-Robots: Design, Modelling and Control2024
Robust non-causal model predictive control applications in marine engineering2024
Design, fabrication and stiffness control of soft fluidic robots2023
Fabric-based eversion type soft actuators for robotic grasping applications2023
Modelling and Control of a Robotic Active Capsule Endoscope2023
Multimode optical waveguide shape sensing based on specklegram classification2023
Soft Capacitive and Optical Tomography-based Sensor Skins2023
Soft Optical-Based Sensors Fabrication and Evaluation for Curvature and Shape Estimation of Soft Actuators2023
Deep learning for information transmission through a multimode fibre2022
Particle based reconfigurable robot for deployment in inaccessible spaces2022
Virtual Reality Training Simulator for Physical Diagnosis2022
Creases modelling in meshless methods2021
Integrated Hydraulic Steering And Signal Transmission Technlologies Applied to Novel MRI-Compatible Intravascular Catheters2020