Publications

MagnetIO: Passive yet Interactive Soft Haptic Patches Anywhere

We propose a new type of haptic actuator, which we call MagnetIO, that is comprised of two parts: any number of soft interactive …

A compact and compliant electrorheological actuator for generating a wide range of haptic sensations

Robust haptic devices that can convey the entire spectrum of human touch perception are necessary to afford realistic haptic …

Incorporating Sensing Capability in an Electrorheological Haptic Module

We present embedding a sensing capability to a slim haptic actuator based on electrorheological (ER) fluids, designed for conveying …

Application of Electrorheological Fluid for Conveying Realistic Haptic Feedback in Touch Interfaces

Realistic haptic feedback is necessary to provide meaningful touch information to users of numerous technologies, such as virtual …

Design, modeling, and evaluation of a slim haptic actuator based on electrorheological fluid

Realistic haptic feedback is needed to provide information to users of numerous technologies, such as virtual reality, mobile devices, …

Multiphysics Modeling and Parametric Analysis of an Inductor for Heating Thin Sheet Materials

Over the past two decades, induction heating technology has begun to replace conventional heating methods in manufacturing due to its …

Application of Electro-Rheological Fluids for Conveying Realistic Haptic Feedback

For a device to convey realistic haptic feedback, two touch sensations must be present: tactile feedback and kinesthetic feedback. …

Experimental evaluation of a miniature haptic actuator based on electrorheological fluids

Haptic feedback is desired for numerous applications including simulators, teleoperations, entertainment and more. While many devices …