News in 2017

December, 2017
Our Soft Robotics paper won the best paper in biomimetics award at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics!
September 29, 2017
Our underwater soft robotics was featured on the cover of Chinese National Science Foundation! Link to NSFC web.
September 20, 2017
Our paper "A biorobotic adhesive disc for underwater hitchhiking inspired by the remora suckerfish" was published on Science Robotics as a cover article.
Link to Science Robotics

See media coverage: Science/AAAS magzine, MIT Technology Review, Live Science, 3DR Holdings, TechXplore, Yahoo Finance, The new scientist, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC),
August, 2017
Our Soft Robotics paper won the best paper award at the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications!
August, 2017
Prof. Li Wen's co-authored paper won best conference paper award at IEEE-CYBER 2017!
July, 2017
Prof. Li Wen presented a talk on bio-robotic remora in conference Robotics: Science and System at MIT, USA.
April 28, 2017
The octopus gripper was demostrated at the Hanover Messe in Germany. Link
March 27, 2017
Beihang biomechanics and soft robotics lab and Festo AG & Co.KG, Germany, publish new video result on “Soft Robotic Octopus Tentacle”.
Link to the lab video; Link to YouTube.

See media coverage: MIT Technology Review, CNN, Daily mail, the Telegraph, Springer Professional, The Next Web, Popular Mechanics,, New Atlas, Inverse, CCTV, the Xinhua News Agency(新华社), Education of China(中国教育报),
March 14, 2017
Prof. Li Wen was invited to give a talk at Tokyo Institute of Technology, hosted by Prof. Hiroto Tanaka. More information please refer to the link. Click here.