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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 35 Citations 8,277 207 World Ranking 3375 National Ranking 99

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Composite material

Barbara Mazzolai mainly focuses on Nanotechnology, Robot, Simulation, Octopus and Soft robotics. She does research in Nanotechnology, focusing on Biomimetics specifically. Her research in Robot intersects with topics in Mechanical engineering, Airflow, Crawling, Reset and Intermittency.

The various areas that Barbara Mazzolai examines in her Simulation study include Muscular hydrostat, Robot kinematics, Robotic arm and Flexibility. Her Octopus research focuses on Anatomy and how it relates to Biorobotics and Variable stiffness. Soft robotics is a subfield of Artificial intelligence that Barbara Mazzolai tackles.

Her most cited work include:

  • Highly stretchable electroluminescent skin for optical signaling and tactile sensing (577 citations)
  • Soft Robot Arm Inspired by the Octopus (466 citations)
  • Soft robotics: Technologies and systems pushing the boundaries of robot abilities. (419 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Robot, Nanotechnology, Soft robotics, Octopus and Simulation. Her Robot study combines topics in areas such as Control engineering and Human–computer interaction. Barbara Mazzolai has researched Nanotechnology in several fields, including Tissue engineering, Electrical conductor, Polymerization and Microfabrication.

Her Soft robotics research is included under the broader classification of Actuator. Her Octopus research includes themes of Adhesion, Muscular hydrostat, Sucker, Anatomy and Suction cup. Simulation connects with themes related to Robotic arm in her study.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Robot (25.59%)
  • Nanotechnology (18.24%)
  • Soft robotics (12.35%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Robot (25.59%)
  • Soft robotics (12.35%)
  • Artificial intelligence (10.59%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Robot, Soft robotics, Artificial intelligence, Robotics and Mechanical engineering. Her Robot research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Adaptation, Human–computer interaction, Control engineering, Position and Stiffness. Her studies in Soft robotics integrate themes in fields like Robot locomotion and Octopus.

Her Artificial intelligence research integrates issues from Fluid–structure interaction, Spider and Flow. Her study in Robotics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Biomimetics, Air velocity, Data science and Search and rescue. In general Mechanical engineering study, her work on Clutch often relates to the realm of Displacement, thereby connecting several areas of interest.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • A variable-stiffness tendril-like soft robot based on reversible osmotic actuation. (34 citations)
  • Autonomic perspiration in 3D-printed hydrogel actuators (20 citations)
  • Toward Growing Robots: A Historical Evolution from Cellular to Plant-Inspired Robotics. (16 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Composite material

Robot, Soft robotics, 3D printing, Human–computer interaction and Spider silk are her primary areas of study. Her Robot study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Control engineering and Adaptation. Barbara Mazzolai combines subjects such as Robotics and Artificial intelligence with her study of Adaptation.

Her Artificial intelligence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Data science and Climbing. Her Soft robotics research includes themes of Fluidics, Elastomer and Anatomy. Her Bending study combines topics in areas such as Workspace, Robotic arm, Simulation and Stiffness.

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Best Publications

Highly stretchable electroluminescent skin for optical signaling and tactile sensing

C. Larson;B. Peele;S. Li;S. Robinson.
Science (2016)

741 Citations

Soft robotics: Technologies and systems pushing the boundaries of robot abilities.

Cecilia Laschi;Barbara Mazzolai;Matteo Cianchetti.
Science Robotics (2016)

619 Citations

Soft Robot Arm Inspired by the Octopus

Cecilia Laschi;Matteo Cianchetti;Barbara Mazzolai;Laura Margheri.
Advanced Robotics (2012)

618 Citations

Flexible Three‐Axial Force Sensor for Soft and Highly Sensitive Artificial Touch

Lucie Viry;Alessandro Levi;Massimo Totaro;Alessio Mondini.
Advanced Materials (2014)

304 Citations

An octopus-bioinspired solution to movement and manipulation for soft robots.

M Calisti;M Giorelli;G Levy;B Mazzolai.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (2011)

289 Citations

Design of a biomimetic robotic octopus arm.

C Laschi;C Laschi;B Mazzolai;B Mazzolai;V Mattoli;M Cianchetti;M Cianchetti.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (2009)

228 Citations

Toward a new generation of electrically controllable hygromorphic soft actuators

Silvia Taccola;Francesco Greco;Edoardo Sinibaldi;Alessio Mondini.
Advanced Materials (2015)

206 Citations

Soft-robotic arm inspired by the octopus: II. From artificial requirements to innovative technological solutions.

B Mazzolai;L Margheri;M Cianchetti;P Dario.
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (2012)

194 Citations

Flexible tag microlab development: Gas sensors integration in RFID flexible tags for food logistic

Estefania Abad;Stefano Zampolli;Santiago Marco;Andrea Scorzoni.
Sensors and Actuators B-chemical (2007)

179 Citations

Volcanoes as emission sources of atmospheric mercury in the Mediterranean basin

R. Ferrara;B. Mazzolai;E. Lanzillotta;E. Nucaro.
Science of The Total Environment (2000)

172 Citations

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