Living Machines Laboratory

We combine Machine Learning and robots to allow them to adapt to malfunctions and disturbances from the world we live in!

Members

Staff

Prof. Rosendo, Andre - Head of the Laboratory

Ms. Shi, Qian - Laboratory Manager

Graduate Students

Ms. Zhu, Jiahui - M.S. First year

Mr. Zhang, Yizheng - M.S. First year

Undergraduate Students

Ms. Huang, Jingyi - Bachelor Thesis - 4th Year

Mr. Zhu, Wangshu - Bachelor Thesis - 4th Year

Mr. Nian, Zhonglin - Bachelor Thesis - 4th Year

Ms. Wang, Zhuoli - Bachelor Thesis - 4th Year

Collaborations

Mr. Yuan, Yuan - M.S. First year - SIMIT-CAS

Ms. Li, Shuting - Visiting student - Sichuan U.

Ms. Rong, Chunyan - Visiting student - Jinan U.

Papers

Under Review

Journal Articles

Liu, X. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Ikemoto, S. ; Shimizu, M. ; Hosoda, K.. Robotic investigation on effect of stretch reflex and crossed inhibitory response on bipedal hopping, Journal of the Royal Society Interface(IF=3.58), vol. 15, no 140, 2018.

ROSENDO, A. ; von Atzigen, M. ; Iida, F.. The trade-off between morphology and control in the co-optimized design of robots, PLoS ONE(IF= 2.81), vol. 12, no 10, e0186107, 2017.

Vujovic, V. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Brodbeck, L. ; Iida, F.. Evolutionary developmental robotics: Improving locomotion of physical robots. Artificial Life (IF= 1.96), v. 23, no 2, 2017.

Hughes, J. ; Culha, U. ; Giardina, F. ; Guenther, F. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Iida, F.. Soft manipulators and grippers: A review. Frontiers of Robotics and AI, v. 3, p. 1-12, 2016.

Iida, F. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Nurzaman, S. ; Laschi, C. ; Wood, R.; Floreano, D.. Soft robotics and morphological computation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (IF = 1.82), v. 23, p. 28-29, 2016.

ROSENDO, A. ; Giardina, F. ; Hughes, J. ; Iida, F.. Soft solutions for hard problems. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (IF = 1.82), v. 23, p. 125-127, 2016.

ROSENDO, A. ; Iida, F.. Energy efficient hopping with Hill-type muscle properties on segmented legs. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics (IF = 2.35), v. 11, p. 036002, 2016.

Hunt, J. ; Giardina, F. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Iida, F.. Improving efficiency for an open-loop controlled locomotion with a pulsed actuation. IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics (IF = 4.35), v. 21, p. 1581-1591, 2016.

ROSENDO, A. ; Liu, X. ; Shimizu, M ; Hosoda, K.. Stretch reflex improves rolling stability during hopping of a decerebrate system. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics (IF = 2.35), v. 10, p. 016008, 2015.

ROSENDO, A. ; Nakatsu, S. ; Narioka, K. ; Hosoda, K. . Producing alternating gait on uncoupled feline hindlimbs: muscular unloading rule on a biomimetic robot. Advanced Robotics (IF = 0.92), v. 28, p. 351-365, 2014.

Selected Conference Articles

ROSENDO, A.; Houseago, C. ; Iida, F. . Lessons on the reality gap: Iterations between virtual and real robots, Intl. Conf. on Artificial Life and Robotics, ICAROB 2018, Oita, Japan.

Liu, X. ; Duan, Y. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Ikemoto, S. ; Hosoda, K. Higher Jumping of a Biped Musculoskeletal Robot with Foot Windlass Mechanism. In Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 531, (pp.343-356), Springer International Publisher, 2017. (ISBN: 978-3-319-48035-0)

Culha, U. ; Hughes, J. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Giardina, F. ; Iida, F. Design Principles for Soft-Rigid Hybrid Manipulators. In Soft Robotics: Trends, Applications and Challenges, (pp.87-94), Springer International Publisher, 2017. (ISBN: 978-3-319-46459-6)

Saar, K.A. ; ROSENDO, A.; Iida, F. . Bayesian Optimization of gaits on a bipedal SLIP model, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO 2017, Macao.

Jones, G. ; ROSENDO, A.; Stopforth, R. . Prosthetic design directives: Low-cost hands within reach. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Rehabilitation Robotics, IEEE ICORR 2017, London, UK.

Mangezi, A. ; ROSENDO, A.; Howard, M. ; Stopforth, R.. Embroidered Archimedean Spiral EMG Electrodes for Prosthetic Control. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Rehabilitaiton Robotics, IEEE ICORR 2017, London, UK.

Liu, X. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Ikemoto, S. ; Hosoda, K.. Higher Jumping of a Biped Musculoskeletal Robot with Foot Windlass Mechanism. The 14th Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, IAS 2016, Shanghai, China.

ROSENDO, A. ; Nakatsu, S. ; Liu, X. ; Shimizu, M. ; Hosoda, K. . Quadrupedal locomotion based on a muscular activation pattern with stretch-reflex. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO 2014, Bali, Indonesia.

Nakatsu, S. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Shimizu, M. ; Hosoda, K. Realization of Three-dimensional Walking of a Cheetah-modeled Bio-inspired Quadruped Robot. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO 2014, Bali, Indonesia.

Liu, X. ; ROSENDO, A. ; Shimizu, M. ; Hosoda, K. . Improving Hopping Stability of a Biped by Muscular Stretch Reflex. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Humanoid Robots, IEEE HUMANOIDS 2014, Madrid, Spain.

ROSENDO, A. ; Nakatsu, S. ; Narioka, K. ; Hosoda, K. . Pneupard: A biomimetic musculoskeletal approach for a feline-inspired quadruped robot. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IEEE IROS 2013, Tokyo, Japan.