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Mirkhalaf M., Rafsanjani A. (2023). Harnessing machine mechanisms to continuously reprogram metamaterials, Matter, accepted.

Christiansen M.B, Rafsanjani A., Jørgensen J. (2023) “It brings the good vibes”: Exploring biomorphic aesthetics in the design of soft personal robots, International Journal of Social Robotics, accepted.

Duhr P., Meier Y.A., Damanpack A., Carpenter J., Studart A.R., Rafsanjani A., Demirörs A.F. (2023) Kirigami makes a soft magnetic sheet crawl, Advanced Science, 10(25), 2301895.

Christiansen M.B., Asawalertsak N., Do C.D., Nantareekurn W., Rafsanjani A., Manoonpong P., Jørgensen J. (2023). BioMORF: A Soft Robotic Skin to Increase Biomorphism and Enable Nonverbal Communication, in IEEE RO-MAN

Jørgensen J., Christiansen M.B. (2023) Sounding softness and the (artificial) subject. In ISEA 2023: Symbiosis: 28th International Symposium on Electronic Art.

Asawalertsak N., Heims F., Kovalev A., Gorb S.N., Jørgensen J., Manoonpong P. (2023) Frictional anisotropic locomotion and adaptive neural control for a soft crawling robot, Soft Robotics, 10(3), 545-555..

Giordano G., Murali Babu S.P., Mazzolai B. (2023). Soft robotics towards sustainable development goals and climate actions. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 10.

Tirado J., Jørgensen J., Rafsanjani A. (2023) Earthworm-inspired multimodal soft actuators, 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023).

Seyidoğlu B., Murali Babu S.P., Rafsanjani A. (2023) Reconfigurable kirigami skins steer a soft robot, 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023).

Murali Babu S.P., Das R., Mazzolai B., Rafsanjani A. (2023) Programmable inflatable origami, , 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft 2023).


Rafsanjani A., Coulter F. B., Studart A. R. (2022). Giving life to robotic skins. Matter, 5(7), 1990-1992.

Rafsanjani, A. (2022). Turning materials into robots. Science, 376(6599), 1272-1273.

Branyan C., Rafsanjani A., Bertoldi K., Hatton R.L., Mengüç Y. (2022). Curvilinear kirigami skins let soft bending actuators slither faster. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 9: 872007.

Poloni E., Rafsanjani A., Place V., Ferretti D., Studart A.R. (2022). Stretchable soft composites with strain‐induced architectured color. Advanced Materials, 34(6), 2104874.

Larsen B., Manoonpong P., Jørgensen J., (2022). WISARD: Weight informing soft artificial robotic dermis. IEEE 5th International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft).

Farhadi U., Klausen T.A., Jørgensen J., Vlachos E. (2022). Exploring the interaction kinesics of a soft social robot. In HCI International 2022 Posters: 24th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2022, Virtual Event, June 26–July 1, 2022, Proceedings, Part IV (pp. 292-299)

Jørgensen J., Bojesen K.B., Jochum E. (2022). Is a soft robot more “natural”? Exploring the perception of soft robotics in human–robot interaction. International Journal of Social Robotics 14, 95–113.