Discovery Early Career Researcher Award - Grant ID: DE190100311 [ 2019 - 2023 ]

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Researchers Dr Shuhua Peng

Brief description This project aims to establish a new platform for multidirectional wearable tactile sensors with high sensitivity and stretchability based on rational material designs and structural engineering. Wearable tactile sensors with multidirectional force-sensing capabilities are of great importance in robotics, prosthetics, and rehabilitation devices. This novel form of tactile sensing will be developed through fundamental research into the working mechanism of directional sensors to enable detection of different force intensities. Combined with new device fabrication techniques, and innovative material structural engineering, the expected outcome is a new multidirectional tactile sensor system with high sensitivity and stretchability.

Funding Amount $360,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

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