Publications from 2019

Journal articles

  • A Adel, M Mansour, M M Micheal, A Hassan, I S M Khalil, and S Misra, “Magnetic localization for an electromagnetic-based haptic interface”, IEEE Magnetics Letters, 10(1): 1–5, December 2019.

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  • J Sikorski, C M Heunis, F Franco, and S Misra, “The ARMM system: An optimized mobile electromagnetic coil for non-linear actuation of flexible surgical instruments”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 55(9): 1–9, September 2019.    

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  • V K Venkiteswaran, J Sikorski, and S Misra, “Shape and contact force estimation of continuum manipulators using pseudo rigid body models”, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 139: 34–45, September 2019.

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  • M Kaya, U Sakthivel, I S M Khalil and S Misra, “Development of a high-frequency coil driver for magnetic manipulation systems”, IEEE Magnetics Letters, 2019. In Press.  

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  • I S M Khalil, A Klingner, Y Hamed, V Magdanz, M Toubar and S Misra, “Characterization of flagellar propulsion of soft microrobotic sperm in a viscous heterogeneous medium”, Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 6(65): 1–12, July 2019.  

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  • F Ongaro, D Niehoff, S Mohanty, and S Misra, “A contactless and biocompatible approach for 3D active microrobotic targeted drug delivery”, Micromachines, 10(504): 1–11, July 2019.  

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  • F Khan, A Denasi, D Barrera, J Madrigal, S Sales, and S Misra, “Multi-core optical fibers with Bragg gratings as shape sensor for flexible medical instruments”, IEEE Sensors, 19(14): 5878–5884, July 2019.  

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  • I S M Khalil, A Klingner, V Magdanz, F Striggow, M. Medina Sanchez, O G Schmidt and S Misra, “Modeling of spermbots in a viscous colloidal suspension”, Advanced Theory and Simulations, 1900072: 1–11, 2019. In Press.  

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  • I S M Khalil, A Adel, D Mahdy, M M Micheal, M Mansour, N Hamdi, and S Misra, “Magnetic localization and control of helical robots for clearing superficial blood clots”, Applied Physics Letters Bioengineering, 3(2): 026104-1–026104-10, May 2019.

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  • F Ongaro, Q Jin, U Siciliani de Cumis, A Ghosh, A Denasi, D H Gracias, and S Misra, “Force characterization and analysis of thin film actuators for untethered microdevices”, AIP Advances, 9(5): 055011-1–055011-5, May 2019.  

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  • J Sikorski, A Denasi, G Bucchi, S Scheggi, and S Misra, “Vision-based 3D control of magnetically-actuated catheter using BigMag – An array of mobile electromagnetic coils”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 24(2): 505–516, April 2019.        

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  • V K Venkiteswaran, L Peña Samaniego, J Sikorski, and S Misra, “Bio-inspired terrestrial motion of magnetic soft millirobots”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2): 1753–1759, April 2019.

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  • S Mohanty, U Siciliani de Cumis, M Solsona, and S Misra, “Bi-directional transportation of micro-agents induced by symmetry-broken acoustic streaming”, AIP Advances, 9(3): 035352-1–035352-5, March 2019.    

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  • P Moreira, L Kuil, P Dias, R Borra, and S Misra, “Tele-operated MRI-guided needle insertion for prostate interventions”, Journal of Medical Robotics Research, 4(1): 1842003-1–1842003-1–3, March 2019.

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  • F Ongaro, S Pane, S Scheggi, and S Misra, “Design of an electromagnetic setup for independent 3D control of pairs of identical and non-identical microrobots”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 35(1): 174–183, February 2019.

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  • F Ongaro, C M Heunis, and S Misra, “Precise model-free spline-based approach for magnetic field mapping”, IEEE Magnetics Letters, 10: 2100405, January 2019.

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Conference publications

  • C M Heunis, V Belfiore, M Vendittelli, and S Misra, “Reconstructing endovascular catheter interaction forces in 3D using multi-core optical shape sensors”, in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Macau, China, November 2019. Accepted.  

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  • D Mahdy, S Hesham, M Mansour, A Mohamed, I Basla, N Hamdi, I S M Khalil, and S Misra, “Characterization of helical propulsion inside in vitro and ex vivo models of a rabbit aorta”, in Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Berlin, Germany, July 2019. Accepted.  

  • V K Venkiteswaran, L Peña Samaniego, J Sikorski, and S Misra, “Bio-inspired terrestrial motion of magnetic soft millirobots”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Montreal, Canada, May 2019.  

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Abstracts / Video submissions

  • C M Heunis, B B F M Barata, G P Furtado, and S Misra, “The ARMM system: Trajectory-planning of two surgical robots during endovascular surgery”, in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) – Late Breaking Result Abstract, Macau, China, November 2019. Accepted.  

  • F Khan and S Misra, “Robust shape sensing for flexible medical instruments”, in Proceedings of the W. J. Kolff Annual Research Days, Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands, April 2019.  

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  • Z Zhang, I S M Khalil and S Misra, “Visual-based navigation of helical robot for clearing blood clots in vitro experiment”, in Proceedings of the W. J. Kolff Annual Research Days, Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands, April 2019.

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Theses / Reports

  • Y P Wotte, “Design and implementation of a hybrid force-position controller for the ARMM System”, Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2019.  

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  • Z Li, “Imaging and tracking micro-robots”, Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2019.

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  • T J Slangen, “Mechanical performance validation of a hybrid manufactured pneumatic stepper motor: PneuAct II”, Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2019.    

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  • D K Tan, “The design of magnetically-actuated soft robot manipulators”, Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, August 2019.  

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  • P Pacciani , “Shape-programmable magnetic soft matter using FEM”, Master’s degree in Computer and Automation Engineering (Internship), Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy, August 2019.    

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  • F Stenveld, “Design and integration of a functional user interface for an automated catheter insertion device (CID) for endovascular surgery”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2019.  

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  • T C G Kuenen, “The integration of acoustic control to a magneto-acoustic platform for real-time manipulation of micro-agents”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2019.  

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  • F Ongaro, “Clinically-relevant control of microrobotic agents”, Doctoral degree (Biomechanical Engineering), Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2019.  

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  • S Heegstra, “Helical robots: An investigation in the physics controlling microrobots in a 1D in vitro experiment”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Research Course), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, March 2019.  

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  • J Wajer, “Helical robots: A proof-of-concept”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Research Course), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, March 2019.  

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  • B B F M Barata, “Motion tracking, control and trajectory planning with obstacle avoidance in the magnetic actuation system: ARMM (Advanced Robotics for Magnetic Manipulation)”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, April 2019.  

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  • C M C A Rutten, A Ranjan, M Roya, R J A Veenstra, and W A van Veldhuizen, “The StingRay: By Mr. Crob”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering – Multidisciplinary Project, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, March 2019.      

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  • L Meyer, P Bos, V Juneja, A Constantinescu, and M Osse, “Rotablation”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering – Multidisciplinary Project, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, March 2019.  

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  • V Belfiore, “Contact force estimation for an endovascular catheter using multi-core optical shape sensors”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Interfaculty: Civil and Industrial Engineering, and Information Engineering, Computer Science and Statistics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, February 2019.

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