Publications from 2016

Journal articles

  • C Pacchierotti, S Scheggi, D Prattichizzo, and S Misra, “Haptic feedback for microrobotics applications: A review”, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, section Biomedical Robotics, 2016. In Press.

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  • I S M Khalil, H Abass , M Shoukry , A Klingner , R M El-Nashar , M Serry and S Misra, “Robust and optimal control of magnetic microparticles inside fluidic channels with time-varying flow rates”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 13(3): 1–13, June 2016.  

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  • M Abayazid, C Pacchierotti, P Moreira, R Alterovitz, D Prattichizzo, and S Misra, “Experimental evaluation of co-manipulated ultrasound-guided flexible needle steering”, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 12(2): 219–230, June 2016.

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  • R J Roesthuis and S Misra, “Steering of multi-segment continuum manipulators using rigid-link modeling and FBG-based shape sensing”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 32(2): 372 – 382, April 2016.

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  • M Abayazid, P Moreira, N Shahriari, A Zompas, and S Misra, “Three-dimensional needle steering using Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS)”, Journal of Medical Robotics Research, 1(1): 1640005-1-9, March 2016.  

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Conference publications

  • S Scheggi, C Yoon, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Model-based tracking of miniaturized grippers using particle swarm optimization”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, pages 454-459, October 2016.

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  • S Scheggi and S Misra, “An experimental comparison of path planning techniques applied to micro-sized magnetic agents”, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Manipulation, Automation, and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Paris, France, pages 1-6, July 2016.

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  • A Denasi and S Misra, “A Robust controller for microsized agents – The prescribed performance approach”, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Manipulation, Automation, and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Paris, France, pages 1-6, July 2016.

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  • I S M Khalil, Y Michel, B Su, and S Misra, “Feeling paramagnetic micro-particles trapped in gas bubbles: A tele-manipulation study”, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing, Measurement on the Nanoscale (3M-NANO), Chongqing, China, pages 225-230, July 2016. (Best Conference Paper Award)

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  • H Abbass, M S Shoukry, A Klingner, A Hosney, S Misra, and I S M Khalil, “Robust motion control of paramagnetic micro-particles against time-varying flow rates”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Singapore,  pages 67-72, June 2016.

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  • F Ongaro, C Yoon, F van den Brink, M Abayazid, S H Oh, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Control of soft untethered grippers for pick-and-place tasks”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Singapore, pages 299-304, June 2016. (Best Poster Award)

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  • F Ongaro, C Pacchierotti, C Yoon, D Prattichizzo, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Evaluation of electromagnetic system with haptic feedback for control of untethered, soft grippers affected by disturbances”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Singapore, pages 908-913, June 2016.  

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  • G J Vrooijink, M P Jansen, M L Tolhuisen, J G Grandjean, and S Misra, “Ultrasound-guided stabilization of a robotically-actuated delivery sheath (RADS) for beating heart mitral valve motions”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Singapore, pages 73-79, June 2016. (Best Conference Paper Award)

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  • K J Boskma, S Scheggi, and S Misra, “Closed-loop control of a magnetically-actuated catheter using two-dimensional ultrasound images”, in Proceedings of the IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), pages 61-66, Singapore, June 2016.

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  • N Shahriari, R J Roesthuis, N J van de Berg, J J van den dobbelsteen, and S Misra, “Steering an actuated-tip needle in biological tissue: Fusing FBG-sensor data and ultrasound images”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA),  Stockholm, Sweden, pages 4443-4449, May 2016.

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Book chapters

  • I S M Khalil and S. Misra, “Control of magnetotatic bacteria”, Microbiorobotics: Biologically Inspired Microscale Robotic Systems, M Kim,  A Julius, and U Cheang (Editors), Elsevier 2016. In Press

  • I S M Khalil, R M Abdel-Kader, I Gomaa, and S Misra, “Magnetic-based contact and non-contact manipulation of cell mockups and biological MCF-7 cells”, Smart Drug Delivery System,  A D Sezer (Editor), InTech, pages 219-235, February 2016.

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Abstracts / Video submissions

  • C Yoon , F Ongaro , S Scheggi, S H Oh, S Misra, D H Gracias, “Automated control of magneto-thermally responsive soft grippers for pick-and-place of biological cargo”, in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting and Exhibit, Boston, USA, November-December 2016.

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  • L Kuil, P Moreira, and S Misra, “Tele-operated MR-compatible robot for prostate interventions“, in Proceedings of the 28th Conference of the International Society for Medical Innovation and Technology (iSMIT2016), Delft, Netherlands, October 2016.

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  • F Campisano, F Gramuglia, I Dawson, K L Abstain, S Misra, E De Momi, and P Valdastri, “Water jet actuation for ultra-low cost endoscopy: Characterization of miniature nozzles fabricated by rapid prototyping”, in Proceedings of the Eurosensors Conference, Budapest, Hungary, September 2016.  

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  • P Moreira and S Misra, “MR-compatible robot for needle-based prostate interventions“, in Proceedings of the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, London, UK, pages 7-8, June 2016.

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  • I R Dawson, F Campisano, F Gramuglia, K L Obstein, E Hekman, J Sikorski, S Misra, and P Valdastri, “Modeling and validation of a low-cost soft-tethered endoscopic platform“, in Proceedings of the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, London, UK, pages 90-91, June 2016.

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  • F Ongaro, S Scheggi, C Yoon, G van de Steeg, T C Krishna Kumar, S H Oh, D H Gracias and , S Misra, “Ultrasound-based tracking and closed-Loop control of soft self-folding hydrogel grippers“, in Proceedings of the Advanced Functional Polymers for Medicine Conference, Enschede, Netherlands, page 103, June 2016.

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  • C Yoon, F Ongaro, S Scheggi, S H Oh, S Misra, and D H Gracias, “Soft, miniaturized untethered grippers for pick and place applications“, in Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantc Micro/Nano Alliance (MAMNA) Spring Symposium, Laurel, USA, March 2016. (Best Poster Award)

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Theses / Reports

  • H Irzan, ”Design and control of a testbed for evaluation of a steerable catheter in cardiovascular applications”, Master’s degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, December 2016.  

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  • N Fasiello, ”Motion control of paramagnetic microparticles”, Master’s degree in Automation and Control Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, December 2016.  

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  • T C Krishna Kumar, “Tracking and control of soft, self-folding miniaturized agents using two dimensional ultrasound images”, Master’s degree in Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, September 2016.  

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  • I Dawson, “Development of continuum robots for medical applications: Design and modeling of magnetically and water jet actuated manipulators”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and Industrial Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Enginnering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, September 2016.

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  • I Heijmans, “Development of a coaxial flexible needle”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medical SciencesUniversity of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, September 2016.

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  • R Sleurink, “Implementation of a C++ algorithm for the detection of lesions using the automated breast volume scanner (ABVS)”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2016.

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  • B Sawaryn, “Path planning for micro-sized agents with motion uncertainities”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2016.

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  • H Dumirieh, “Steerable catheters under magnetic field guidance and using optical system for catheter-tip tracking in 3D”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences / Faculty of Medical SciencesUniversity of Groningen / University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, May 2016.

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  • K J Boskma, “Closed-loop control of a magnetically-actuated catheter using two-dimensional ultrasound images”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences / Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Groningen / University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, May 2016.

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  • F van den Brink, “Manipulation of soft grippers for pick-and-place tasks”, Master’s degree in Systems and Control, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer ScienceUniversity of Twente, The Netherlands, March 2016.

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  • T van Katwijk, “Design of a 2 degree of freedom CT-compatible remote center of motion manipulator”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of Twente, The Netherlands, March 2016.

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