On the Role of Stiffness and Synchronization in Human-Robot Handshaking
Domenico Mura, Espen Knoop, Manuel G. Catalano, Giorgio Grioli, Moritz Bächer, Antonio Bicchi
International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR)


MakeSense: Automated Sensor Design for Proprioceptive Soft Robots
Javier Tapia, Espen Knoop, Mojmír Mutný, Miguel A. Otaduy, Moritz Bächer
Soft Robotics (SoRo)
X-CAD: Optimizing CAD Models with Extended Finite Elements
Christian Hafner, Christian Schumacher, Espen Knoop, Thomas Auzinger, Bernd Bickel, Moritz Bächer
SIGGRAPH Asia 2019
Fast Handovers with a Robot Character: Small Sensorimotor Delays Improve Perceived Qualities
Matt Pan, Espen Knoop, Moritz Bächer, Günter Niemeyer
IROS 2019
Vibration-Minimizing Motion Retargeting for Robotic Characters
Shayan Hoshyari, Hongyi Xu, Espen Knoop, Stelian Coros, Moritz Bächer
Feeling Fireworks: An Inclusive Tactile Firework Display
Dorothea Reusser, Espen Knoop, Roland Siegwart, Paul Beardsley
CHI 2019
The Role of Closed-Loop Hand Control in Handshaking Interactions
Francesco Vigni, Espen Knoop, Domenico Prattichizzo, Monica Malvezzi
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2019
Bend-It: Design and Fabrication of Kinetic Wire Characters
Hongyi Xu, Espen Knoop, Stelian Coros, Moritz Bächer
SIGGRAPH Asia 2018
MetaSilicone: Design and Fabrication of Composite Silicone with Desired Mechanical Properties
Jonas Zehnder, Espen Knoop, Moritz Bächer, Bernhard Thomaszewski
SIGGRAPH Asia 2017
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Feeling Fireworks
Dorothea Reusser, Espen Knoop, Roland Siegwart, Paul Beardsley
Demo, UIST 2017
[pdf] [video] [project page]
Handshakiness: Benchmarking for human-robot hand interactions
Espen Knoop, Moritz Bächer, Vincent Wall, Raphael Deimel, Oliver Brock, Paul Beardsley
IROS 2017
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Designing cable-driven actuation networks for kinematic chains and trees
Vittorio Megaro, Espen Knoop, Andrew Spielberg, David. Levin, Wojciech Matusik, Markus Gross, Bernhard Thomaszewski, Moritz Bächer
Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2017
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VAM: Hypocycloid mechanism for efficient bioinspired robotic gaits
Espen Knoop, Andrew Conn, Jonathan Rossiter
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2017
Contact pressure distribution as an evaluation metric for human-robot hand interactions
Espen Knoop, Moritz Bächer, Paul Beardsley
International Workshop on Reproducible HRI Experiments (ReHRI), 2017
[pdf] [project page]
Affective Touch and Low Power Artificial Muscles for Rehabilitative and Assistive Wearable Soft Robotics
Jonathan Rossiter, Espen Knoop, Yuichi Nakamura
Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends. Proceedings of WeRob 2016
Towards soft laterotactile displays and smart skins
Espen Knoop
PhD thesis, University of Bristol, 2016
The Tickler: A compliant wearable tactile display for stroking and tickling
Espen Knoop, Jonathan Rossiter
CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts
Follicular DEAs for two-way tactile communication
Espen Knoop, Jonathan Rossiter, Tareq Assaf
SPIE Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2015.
A compliant soft-actuator laterotactile display
Espen Knoop, Jonathan Rossiter
Smart Materials and Structures (2015)
Tangible Networks: A toolkit for exploring network science
Espen Knoop, Edmund Barter, Alonso Espinosa Mireles de Villafranca, Antoni Matyjaszkiewicz, Christopher McWilliams, Lewis Roberts
Proceedings of ECCS 2014
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Towards shear tactile displays with DEAs
Espen Knoop, Jonathan Rossiter
SPIE Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2014
Dual-mode compliant optical tactile sensor
Espen Knoop, Jonathan Rossiter
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2013
Dual-mode optical tactile sensing
Espen Knoop
Master's thesis, University of Bristol, 2012