New soft robotics paper by Hani Naguib in Nature

Shape programming of polymeric based electrothermal actuator (ETA) via artificially induced stress relaxation. Source: Prof. Hani Naguib

Shape programming of polymeric based electrothermal actuator (ETA) via artificially induced stress relaxation. Source: Prof. Hani Naguib

A new paper by Prof. Hani Naguib has been published in Nature Scientific Reports. The paper explores how the shape of polymeric ETA can be programmed into various configurations by applying an induced stress relaxation mechanism and post secondary curing. Learn more about Prof. Naguib’s research at the Smart Polymers and Composites Laboratory website, or check out the story on Engineering News.