KEEN | Spring 2019

Control of Bipedal Laminate Robot

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Determining effective ways to control soft, laminate robotics has been an important issue in soft robotics since its nascent stages. The project focuses on the development and control of a walking gait for a laminate biped by using dynamics and control methodologies to keep track of its zero-moment point. The integration of knowledge gained from developing this robot will serve as a platform for other controls engineers and laminate roboticists to develop laminate systems that operate in areas of uncertainty.

Student researcher

Taha Amir Shafa

Engineering (robotics)

Hometown: Lexington, MA, United States

Graduation date: Spring 2019