Our current research areas include, but are not limited to:


Biomechanics of the human hand

Contact modelling and characterisation

Compliant robot mechanisms

Dexterous manipulation

Distance-based computational kinematics

Flexible manipulators

Human manipulation

In-hand manipulation analysis and planning

Mechanically-intelligent robot manipulators and hands

Parallel robot architectures

Reconfigurable robotic systems

Underactuated robot hands