Yonas Tadesse is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include:
- Humanoid robotics
- Emerging applications of smart materials, sensors and actuators
- Systems and mechatronics
- Multimodal energy harvesting, modeling, controls and biomimetics
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This paper describes the design and experimental analysis of novel artificial muscles, made of twisted and coiled nylon fibers, for powering a biomimetic robotic hand. The design is based on circulating hot and cold water ...
A soft robotic device inspired by the pumping action of a biological heart is presented in this study. Developing artificial heart to a humanoid robot enables us to make a better biomedical device for ultimate use in humans. ...
The Mechanical Design of a Humanoid Robot with Flexible Skin Sensor for use in Psychiatric Therapy In this paper, a humanoid robot is presented for ultimate use in the rehabilitation of children with mental disorders, such as autism. Creating affordable and efficient humanoids could assist the therapy in psychiatric ...