Publications from 2022

Journal articles

  • M Kaya, F Stein, P Padmanaban, Z Zhang, J Rouwkema, I S M Khalil, and S Misra, “Visualization of micro-agents and surroundings by real-time multicolor fluorescence microscopy”, Nature Scientific Reports, 12(13375), August 2022.

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  • F Suligoj, C M Heunis, S Mohanty, and S Misra, “Intravascular tracking of micro-agents using medical ultrasound: Towards clinical applications”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, May 2022. Accepted.  

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  • C M Heunis, K J Behrendt, E E G Hekman, C Moers, J-P P M de Vries, and S Misra, “Design and evaluation of a magnetic rotablation catheter for arterial stenosis”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 27(3): 1761–1772, June 2022.  

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  • J Sikorski, C M Heunis, R Obeid, V K Venkiteswaran, and S Misra, “A flexible catheter system for ultrasound-guided magnetic projectile delivery”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 38(3): 1959–1972, June 2022.  

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  • C Wang, V R Puranam, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “A snake-inspired multi-segmented magnetic soft robot towards medical applications”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters,  7(2):5795–5802, April 2022.  

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  • M M Micheal, A A M Sadek, C-S Kim, J-O Park, S Misra, and I S M Khalil, “2D Magnetic actuation and localization of surface milli-rollers in low reynolds numbers“, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7(2): 3874–3881, April 2022.  

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  • S Mohanty, R-J Fidder, P Mendes, C M Heunis, M Kaya, N Blanken, and S Misra, “SonoTweezer: An acoustically-powered end-effector for underwater micromanipulation”, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 69(3): 988–997, March 2022.

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Conference publications

  • A J A Oliveira, J Batista, S.~Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “Ultrasound tracking and closed-loop control of a magnetically-actuated biomimetic soft robot”, in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Kyoto, Japan, October 2022. Accepted.  

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  • C Li, F R Halfwerk, J Arens, S Misra, M Warlé, and I S M Khalil, “Controlled helical propulsion against the flow of a physiological fluid”, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Manipulation, Automation, and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), Toronto, Canada, July 2022.  

  • C Wang, V R Puranam, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “A snake-inspired multi-segmented magnetic soft robot towards medical applications”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), pages 707–714, Edinburgh, UK, April 2022.

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  • G M van Vliet, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “A magnetically-actuated flexible capsule robot for untethered cardiovascular interventions”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), pages 583–588, Edinburgh, UK, April 2022.  

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Abstracts / Video submissions

  • T L Thomas, V K Venkiteswaran, and S Misra, “A magnetically controllable variable stiffness surgical manipulator based on shape memory polymers”, in Proceedings of the Winter School and Symposium on Soft Robotics in Healthcare, Delft, Netherlands, September 2022.

  • C Wang, V R Puranam, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “Snake-like magnetically-actuated biodegradable soft robot”, in Proceedings of the Winter School and Symposium on Soft Robotics in Healthcare, Delft, Netherlands, September 2022.

  • T L Thomas, J Sikorski, G K Ananthasuresh, V K Venkiteswaran, and S Misra, “Design and control of a monolithic compliant continuum manipulator for minimally invasive surgery”, in Proceedings of the 9th Dutch Biomedical Engineering Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, January 2022.

Theses / Reports

  • V Khanapuri, “Simulation of Cosserat model theory on continuum robots”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Capita Selecta Project), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, August 2022.  

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  • L -J W Ligtenberg, “Investigating input-output stability of a magnetically actuated helical robot”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • V Leeman, “Actuation of IRONSperm with a rotating magnetic filed”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • E Morsink, “Magnetic actuation of shape memory polymer-based origami structures”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • M J Wijntjes, “Robotic needle steering for prostate brachytherapy in a MR environment”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • N Bannink, “Promoting shape recovery of a polyurethane based shape memory polymer by inductively heating PrFeB powder”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • S V Cox, “Optimization of origami structures for magnetic actuation in minimally invasive surgery”, Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2022.  

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  • R Avaneesh, “Actuation, control, and localization of untethered magnetic robots”, Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, June 2022.  

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  • I Hlukhau, “Multiphoton microscopy for in-tissue imaging of micro-robots”, Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, April 2022.  

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  • A J A de Oliveira, “Ultrasound tracking and closed-loop control of magnetically-actuated biomimetic soft robot”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal, March 2022.  

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  • M M Wilderink and V G H Bulder,, “Damage due to pulsed femto-second laser technology on tissues in a multiphoton tomography setup”, Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Pre-master’s project), Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, February 2022.    

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  • K I N A Middelboek, “Drug-loaded ironsperm clusters: modeling, actuation, and ultrasound imaging”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, February 2022.  

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  • G de Vente, “Clinical feasibility of a shape-memory polymer aimed at targeted drug delivery”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, January 2022.

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