Dr Morteza Amjadi is an assistant professor in the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering (IMPEE) at Heriot-Watt University, UK. He leads the Integrated Soft Machines Lab where he aims to design multifunctional soft machines utilizing novel mechanical designs, advanced materials, bioinspired structures, and digital manufacturing processes. Morteza received his Dr Sc. in Mechanical Engineering jointly from Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and ETH Zurich in 2018. He has published over a dozen papers in high-impact journals including Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, and Advanced Science.