Investigating Embedded Sensors and Actuators for Robotic Materials such as an Active Metamaterials

Lead Research Organisation: University of Southampton
Department Name: Faculty of Engineering & the Environment


The aim of this research project is to investigate the integration of sensors and actuators within a material's lattice structure without compromising the mechanical properties of the material. The embedded sensing and actuation is designed to modulate the properties of that material, such as the effective density and stiffness. The purpose of this is to provide performance that is both adaptable to user and environmental demands and beyond what is possible with a conventional material structure alone.



Joe Tan (Student)


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/R512096/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2022
1938319 Studentship EP/R512096/1 25/09/2017 30/09/2021 Joe Tan