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.
et al., 2017, The Role of the Thumb: Study of Finger Motion in Grasping and Reachability Space in Human and Robotic Hands, Ieee Transactions on Systems Man Cybernetics-systems, Vol:47, ISSN:2168-2216, Pages:1061-1070
et al., 2017, Palpation force modulation strategies to identify hard regions in soft tissue organs, Plos One, Vol:12, ISSN:1932-6203, Pages:e0171706-e0171706
et al., 2017, Can a Soft Robotic Probe Use Stiffness Control Like a Human Finger to Improve Efficacy of Haptic Perception?, Ieee Transactions on Haptics, Vol:10, ISSN:1939-1412, Pages:183-195
et al., 2016, The Role of Morphological Computation of the Goat Hoof in Slip Reduction, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), IEEE, Pages:5599-5605, ISSN:2153-0858