Computational Design

Design and Control of Soft Robots Using Differentiable Simulation

A review on the use of differentiable simulation for computational design and control problems in soft robotics.

MakeSense: Automated Sensor Design for Proprioceptive Soft Robots

A computational method for augmenting soft robots with proprioceptive sensing capabilities.

X-CAD: Optimizing CAD Models with Extended Finite Elements

A novel generic shape optimization method for CAD models based on the eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM).

Spin-It: Optimizing Moment of Inertia for Spinnable Objects

An algorithm to generate designs for spinning objects by optimizing rotational dynamics properties.