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Dr Elena Giannaccini

Dr Elena Giannaccini

Dr Elena Giannaccini
BSc, MSc, PhD

Research Associate

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Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Summary

My research interests are in the area of soft robotics applied to implantable devices, hydrostatic skeleton inspired structures, grasping, tactile sensing.

I am now working on the RoboVox project, financed by Wellcome Trust. The aim of the project is to design an implantable artificial larynx. I am working with Prof. Jonathan Rossiter and Dr Andy Conn. The RoboVox project is a cooperation between the University of Bristol and UCL, London. 

Previously, I worked on the characterisation of the bioinspired sensor Tactip as a force sensor and on the modification of its hardware design.

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Department of Engineering Mathematics

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