Call for papers: Soft sensors and actuators

Scientific Reports is welcoming original primary research articles for a special Guest Edited Collection on sensors and actuators.

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Jun 25, 2019
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Innovative programmable motion and compliant sensing have been achieved due to rapid advances in soft functional materials.

Scientific Reports, a journal in the Nature Research family, is proud to welcome original primary research articles for our upcoming “Soft sensors and actuators Collection.

This Collection will provide a platform for interdisciplinary studies of soft sensors and actuators, including their application in smart textiles, haptic electronics, biomedical devices and soft robotics.

Submissions are welcome on a rolling basis. For information regarding Scientific Reports' policies on Guest Edited Collections please read this page.

The Collection is Guest Edited by Professor Il-Kwon Oh, KAIST, South Korea. Il-Kwon Oh is a leading materials science researcher and the Director of the Active materials and dynamic systems Laboratory at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea. He obtained his PhD from KAIST in 2001 at the department of Mechanical Engineering, where he now holds the position of Full Professor. His research interests include soft actuators and artificial muscles, smart materials and structures, energy harvesting and energy conversion materials, as well as functional cellular structures. Il-Kwon Oh has been an Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports since 2016.

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Bastien Conan

Editorial Projects Manager, Scientific Reports, Nature Research

I graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 2013 with a multidisciplinary MSc in Science and Engineering, and from UCL in 2014 with an MSc in Neuroscience, Language and Communication. In 2016 I joined Scientific Reports, where I now lead strategic projects in partnership with our Editorial Board.

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Mario Lanza 5 months ago

Great initiative, I will definitely read the articles in that Collection. Thanks to Il-Kwon Oh and Bastien Conan for organizing. Good luck !