Lab News

May, 2019
Prof. Li Wen has been assigned as the Associate Editor of the journal Soft Robotics (a leading journal in the Robotics field), starting from July, 2019.
April, 2019
Prof. Li Wen and Prof. George Lauder will host the symposium "Aquatic Bio-inspired Soft Robotics" on May 9 at Beihang University.
December, 2018
Congratulations to Gong Zheyuan who received excellent graduate thesis award, and excellent Master graduate student award!
November 17-18, 2018
Our lab successfully organized the 4th Symposium of "Soft robotics theories and technologies" and "Innovative design completion of Soft robotics"!
November, 2018
Prof. Li Wen received the Chinese National Science Fund for Developing Remora-inspired Hitchhiking robot.

Li Wen PhD

School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation
Beihang University
37, Xueyuan Street, Haidian Dist.
Beijing, China. 100191
Email: liwen@buaa.edu.cn

By working closely with biologists, material scientists and mechanists, we are particularly interested in building robotics prototypes by using multiple soft materials, therefore to explore scientific questions in biomechanics including swimming, adhesion and grasping. Based on the understanding of biomechanics, we synthesize bio-inspired soft robotics which do work that traditional rigid robots *cannot* handle, for example, that can safely and effectively interact with human, live organisms and complex surrounding environments. We are also interested in collaborating with industrial people to bring our technologies into devices and products that meet the real-world applications.