Curious Minds: Prof Ravinder Dahiya, Glasgow “A Sense of Touch”

8th March 2019 AK Bell Library

How does a robot, or a prosthetic hand, know how firmly to grip an object? Ravinder’s team works on developing pressure sensitive membrane materials that can be used to create synthetic skin for robots or prosthetic limbs – where the limb can emulate a sense of touch. His membrane is based on one of the new “materials of the future” – Graphene.

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