Summer School Ends with Success!!!🎉

Organized in the form of  5-day academic and practical programs for students from Europe and the UK between 2022/07/04 to 2022/07/08 by DEFROST, the summer school on the topic of Deformation in Robotics (Def-Robotics2022) finished last week. Targeted towards young Master’s and PhD students in Soft Robotics, Def-Robotics2022 hosted around 60…

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And the winner is Paul ! 🏆

Many doctoral students have presented their work at the JRDA (Journée régionale des doctorants en automatique) in Douai on June 14, 2022. The program: presentation of the works and award of a 300 euros prize for the best poster. Paul won this prize with his poster Soft robot design for…

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A new PhD in the team! 🎉

Congratulations to Felix Vanneste who defended his PhD thesis on Thursday June 25, 2022 on the subject: “Modeling of soft robots made of anisotropic mesostructured materials“. Good luck with the next step!

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Team seminar

  DEFROST team seminar has started up in Mont-Saint-Aubert! On the program: team organization, futur works, and more !

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Airlab 2021-2022

On December 16, 2021, the artist Dewi Brunet, in collaboration with Olivier Goury from Defrost, presented the object of his residency in the team, and participated to an art/science debate. Dewi is hosted in the team. The objective is to ease the collaboration between an artist and a research lab. Together, they…

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Softrobots and art!

We talked about Yosra Mojtahedi from Le Fresnoy in October 2020 and her collaboration with Defrost. In April, the famous Soft Robotics (SoRo) journal chose a picture of her masterpiece as its front page.  Check this here.  

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Congratulation

Christian Duriez, director of research and head of the Defrost team is the winner of the Ernest Déchelle Prize awarded by the French Academy of Sciences. CONGRATULATIONS ! More information here.

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