Publications from 2017

Journal articles

  • F Ongaro, S Scheggi, A Ghosh, A Denasi, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Design, characterization and control of thermally-responsive and magnetically-actuated micro-grippers at the air-water interface”, PLoS ONE, 12(12): e0187441, December 2017.

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  • P Moreira, G van de Steeg, T Krabben, J Zandman, E E G Hekman, F van der Heijden, R J H Borra, and S Misra, “MIRIAM robot: A novel robotic system for MR-guided needle insertion in the prostate”, Journal of Medical Robotics Research, 2(3): 1750006-1–1750006-13, December 2017.  

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  • T Araujo, M Abayazid, M J C M Rutten, and S Misra, “Segmentation and three-dimensional reconstruction of lesions using the Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS)”, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 13(3): e1767, September 2017.

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  • A Ghosh, C Yoon, F Ongaro, S Scheggi, F Selaru, S Misra, and D H Gracias, “Stimuli responsive soft untethered grippers for drug delivery and robotic surgery”, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 2017. In Press.

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  • A Klinger, I S M Khalil, V Magdanz, V M Fomin, O G Schmidt, and S Misra, “Modeling of unidirectional-overloaded transition in catalytic tubular microjets”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry – Part C: Energy Conversion and Storage, Optical and Electronic Devices, Interfaces, Nanomaterials, and Hard Matter, 121(27): 14854–14863, June 2017.  

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  • F. Ongaro, S Scheggi, C Yoon, F van den Brink, S H Oh, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Autonomous planning and control of soft untethered grippers for potential applications in dynamically-cluttered environments”, Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, 12(1-4): 45–52, May 2017.    

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  • N Shahriari, W Heerink, T van Katwijk, E Hekman, M Oudkerk, and S Misra, “Computed Tomography (CT)-compatible remote center of motion needle steering robot: Fusing CT images and electromagnetic sensor data”, Medical Engineering & Physics, 45: 71–77, July 2017.

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  • G J Vrooijink, A Denasi, J G Grandjean, and S Misra, “Model predictive control of a robotically-actuated delivery sheath for beating heart compensation”, International Journal of Robotics Research, 36(2): 193–209, April 2017.

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  • F Campisano, F Gramuglia, I Dawson, C Lyne, M Izmaylov, S Misra, E De Momi, D Morgan, K Obstein, and P Valdastri, “Ultra­-low­-cost endoscopy for gastric cancer screening in low­-income countries”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 24(2): 73–81, June 2017.  

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Conference publications

  • F Khan, R J Roesthuis, and S Misra, “Force sensing in continuum manipulators using Fiber Bragg Grating sensors”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada, pages 2531–2536, September 2017.

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  • M A Seif, A Hassan, A El-Shaer, S Misra, and I S M Khalil, “A magnetic bilateral tele-manipulation system using paramagnetic microparticles for micromanipulation of nonmagnetic objects”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Munich, Germany, pages 1095–1102, July 2017.  

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  • J Sikorski, I Dawson, A Denasi, E E G Hekman, and S Misra, “Introducing BigMag –– A novel system for 3D magnetic actuation of flexible surgical manipulators”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 3594–3559, Singapore, May–June 2017.

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  • S Scheggi, T C Krishna Kumar, C Yoon, B Sawaryn, G van de Steeg, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Magnetic motion control and planning of untethered soft grippers using ultrasound image feedback”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 6156–6161, Singapore, May–June 2017.  

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  • P Moreira , K J Boskma, and S Misra, “Towards MRI-guided flexible needle steering using Fiber Bragg Grating-based tip tracking”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pages 4849–4854, Singapore, May–June 2017.  

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Abstracts / Video submissions

  • F Khan, A Denasi, and S Misra, “Shape sensing for flexible medical instruments using Fiber Bragg Grating sensors in multicore optical fibers”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) — Late Breaking Result Abstract, Vancouver, Canada, page 3166, September 2017.  

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  • S Scheggi, A Denasi, A Ghosh, F Ongaro, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Precise motion control of metallic miniaturized grippers in dynamic and cluttered environments”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) – Late Breaking Result Abstract, Singapore, May 2017.

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  • P Moreira and S Misra, “MRI-guided flexible needle steering Using Fiber Bragg Grating-based tip tracking”, in Proceedings of the 6th Dutch Biomedical Engineering Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, January 2017.

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  • F Khan, R J Roesthuis, and S Misra, “Force sensing in minimally invasive medical devices”, in Proceedings of the 6th Dutch Biomedical Engineering Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, January 2017.

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Theses / Reports

  • R Obeid, ”Development of a custom linear ultrasound scanner for 3D tracking of magnetic catheters”, Master’s degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, December 2017.

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  • S Pane, ”Design of flexible closed-loop control for non-linear actuation of micro-robotic agents”, Master’s degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, December 2017.

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  • M E A Hafez, ”Autonomous manipulation of MagnetoSperm robots: Closed-loop motion control and characterization inside fluidic channels”, Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, German University in Cairo, Egypt, September 2017.

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  • F Franco, ”Remote sensing of magnetic field for enhanced control of magnetically-actuated continuum robots”, Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, September 2017.

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  • L Wobben, “Design of a brain phantom for robotic systems in neurosurgical interventions”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, July 2017.  

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  • J Huisman, “Induction heating for thermal activation of untethered microtools in clinically-relevant applications”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2017.  

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  • R Menger, “Design of a brain phantom for robotic systems in neurosurgical interventions”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Research Internship), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, July 2017.    

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  • R Veenstra, “Design of a brain model for neurovascular simulation”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Research Internship), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, July 2017.

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  • O van der Wal, “Developing a dynamic model for an array of mobile electromagnetic coils”, Bachelor’s degree in Technology and Liberal Arts & Sciences (ATLAS) , Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, June 2017.      

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  • M G Schouten, “MRI-guided prostate biopsy: Which direction”, Doctoral degree (Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine), Radboud Imaging ResearchRadboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands, June 2017.

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  • J Resink and R Merjenburgh, “Design of a brain phantom”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Research Internship), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands, May 2017.

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  • L Kuil, “Tele-operated MR-compatible robot for prostate interventions”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, March 2017.

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