scoopinghand Scooping-Binding Hand

Heads: Zhongkui Wang
Contact: Haruki Furuta

Date: 2020 -

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Supported by:
Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) "An intelligent knowledge processing infrastructure, integrating physical and virtual domains"
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovation Areas (Science of Soft Robots) JP21H00333
Mechanics of Wet Contact with Applications to Sticky/Slippery Object Manipulation

Associated lab/group:
Furukawa Lab. (Yamagata Univ.)

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Project Description

A scooping-binding hand is proposed to grasp slippery and fragile food materials. This hand is capable of grasping food materials by scooping the materials by thin elastic plates attached to the fingers and binding them by parallel elastic threads.


Name Title Degree
Furuta Haruki Graduated Master of Eng.




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