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Liang He

Professor

Liang He PhD DIC MSc BEng

Associate Professor

Biography

Liang He is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford and an Official Fellow at Kellogg College. His research focuses on soft robotics, biosensors, haptic and VR, and wearable robotics. In particular, he is interested in exploring embodied-AI solutions for healthcare and biomedical applications. He obtained his PhD at Imperial College London with a focus on medical robotics. From 2017 to 2020, He has been a key researcher in the EPSRC Motion and RoboPatient projects, where he develops virtual simulators and wearables for medical training. In early 2021, he joined the Oxford Robotics Institute with the Embodied Intelligence Program to develop soft-sensing skin for robots working with humans. In 2022, he was elected co-chair of the Research Staff Forum at the MPLS Division and appointed as a member of the Research Staff Consultation Group at Oxford. He was also awarded an MPLS Enterprise and Innovation Fellowship and an Ideas2Impact Fellowship from the Saïd Business School. In 2023, he joined the Institute of Biomedical Engineering as an Associate Professor.

Professor Liang He is also a core member of the academic team at The Podium Institute for Sports Medicine and Technology, where he is working to develop innovative AI and wearable robotics technologies. These advancements aim to monitor, prevent, and predict movement-related injuries in sports.

Most Recent Publications

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

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SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

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A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

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Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

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Embodied Active Tactile Perception

Embodied Active Tactile Perception

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Research Interests

  • Soft robotics
  • Wearable robotics
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Machine haptics and Human behaviour in tactile perception
  • Generative AI for medical training and patient care

The Podium Institute for Sports Medicine and Technology

Most Recent Publications

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

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SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

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A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

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Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

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Embodied Active Tactile Perception

Embodied Active Tactile Perception

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Publications

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Most Recent Publications

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

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SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

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A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

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Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

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Embodied Active Tactile Perception

Embodied Active Tactile Perception

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DPhil opportunities

The Healthcare Biorobotics Lab (HBL) offers a wide range of opportunities for research in soft robotics, wearable robotics, and AI for healthcare applications. Please contact Professor He for enquiries.

Most Recent Publications

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

Exploring kinematic bifurcations and hinge compliance for in-hand manipulation: how could thick-panel origami contribute?

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SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

SPADA: a toolbox of designing soft pneumatic actuators for shape matching based on surrogate modeling

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A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

A toolbox for designing 3D-printing-ready pneumatic circuits for controlling soft robots

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Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

Touch Technology in Affective Human–, Robot–, and Virtual–Human Interactions: A Survey

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Embodied Active Tactile Perception

Embodied Active Tactile Perception

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