William Harwin
School of Biological Sciences (Biomedical Engineering) University of Reading

Cybernetics is the study of interacting systems. These are of most interest when they behave unpredictably. I am the University of Reading professor of interactive systems.

My research interests centre on measuring and understanding human interactions, especially when they involve haptics interaces, robots, or exoskeletons, but also if they involve simple things like chairs.

Together with my colleagues, especially students and PDRAs, we are pursuing research in

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Contact Details

Room 162
Tel: +44(0)118 378 6792
Biomedical Engineering, University of Reading,
Polly Vacher Building, Pepper lane entrance, PO Box 225, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AX



What is haptics. From the Futurelearn Begin Robotics MOOC(https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/begin-robotics)

Haptel (A BBC programme)

The SPHERE concept from SPHERE Bristol on Vimeo.

SPHERE Reading

Other websites

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