Director of Morphological Computation and Learning Lab
Thrishantha's research in controllable stiffness robots tries to understand how physical circuits in the body and environment contribute to solve computational problems to do with efficient survival in unstructured environments.
Nanayakkara T, Palpation force modulation strategies to identify hard regions in soft tissue organs, Plos One, ISSN:1932-6203
et al., 2016, Stable Grip Control on Soft Objects With Time-Varying Stiffness, Ieee Transactions on Robotics, Vol:32, ISSN:1552-3098, Pages:626-637
Abad SA, Sornkarn N, Nanayakkara T, 2016, The role of morphological computation of the goat hoof in slip reduction, Pages:5599-5605, ISSN:2153-0858
et al., 2016, Autonomous robotic palpation of soft tissue using the modulation of applied force, Pages:323-328, ISSN:2155-1774