Publications from 2023

Journal articles

  • F N Piñan Basualdo and S Misra, “Collaborative magnetic agents for 3D microrobotic grasping”, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 5(12):2300365, December 2023.    

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  • M Richter, V K Venkiteswaran, and S Misra, “Concentric tube-inspired magnetic reconfiguration of variable stiffness catheters for needle guidance”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(10):6555–6562, October 2023.  

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  • C Li, S Misra, and I S M Khalil, “Navigation of untethered small-scale helical devices using magnetic system under ultrasound guidance”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, 5(4):1093–1104, November 2023.

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  • C M Heunis, B Silva, G Sereni, M C W Lam, B Belakhal, A Gaborit, B Wermelink, B R H Geelkerken, and S Misra, “The Flux One magnetic navigation system: A preliminary assessment for stent implantation”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(9):5640–5647, September 2023.

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  • M Richter, J Sikorski, P Makushko, Y Zabila, V K Venkiteswaran, D Makarov, and S Misra, “Locally addressable energy efficient actuation of magnetic soft actuator array systems”, Advanced Science, 10(24):2302077, August 2023.

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  • J J Huaroto, L Capuano, M Kaya, I Hlukhau, F Assayag, S Mohanty, G-W Römer, and S Misra, “Two-photon microscopy for microrobotics: Visualization of micro-agents below fixed tissue”, PLoS ONE, 18(8):e0289725, August 2023.  

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  • M de Vries, M Wijntjes, J Sikorski, P Moreira, N J van de Berg, J J van den Dobbelsteen, and S Misra, “MR-guided HDR prostate brachytherapy with teleoperated steerable needles”, Journal of Robotic Surgery, 17(5):2461–2469, July 2023.  

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  • C M Heunis, Z Wang, G de Vente, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “A magnetic bio-inspired soft carrier as a temperature-controlled gastrointestinal drug delivery system”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 23(7):2200559, July 2023.  

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  • A Riccardi, G P Furtado†, J Sikorski, M Vendittelli, and S Misra, “Field model identification and control of a mobile electromagnet for remote actuation of soft robots“, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(7): 4092–4098, July 2023.

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  • M Richter, M Kaya, J Sikorski, L Abelmann, V K Venkiteswaran, and S Misra, “Magnetic soft helical manipulators with local dipole interactions for flexibility and forces”, Soft Robotics, 10(3):647–659, June 2023.  

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  • C Wang, A Mzyk, R Schirhagl, S Misra, and V K Venkiteswaran, “Biocompatible film-coating of magnetic soft robots for mucoadhesive locomotion”, Advanced Materials Technologies, 8(12):2201813, June 2023.

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  • J J Huaroto, M Richter, M Malafaia, J Kim, C-S Kim, J-O Park, J Sikorski, and S Misra, “MagNeed – Needle-shaped electromagnets for localized actuation within compact workspaces“, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(6):3907–3914, June 2023.

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  • P R Lloyd, T L Thomas, V K Venkiteswaran, G Pittiglio, J H Chandler, P Valdastri, and S Misra, “A magnetically-actuated coiling soft robot with variable stiffness“, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 8(6):3262–3269, June 2023.  

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  • C Li, S Misra, and I S M Khalil, “Closed-loop control characterization of untethered small-scale helical device in physiological fluid with dynamic flow rates”, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 5(5):2200322, May 2023.

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  • K Zhang, A Klingner, Y Le Gars, S Misra, V Magdanz, I S M. Khalil, “Locomotion of bovine spermatozoa during the transition from individual cells to bundles”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(3): e2211911120, January 2023.

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Conference publications

  • P R Lloyd, T L Thomas, V K Venkiteswaran, G Pittiglio, J H Chandler, P Valdastri, and S Misra, “A magnetically-actuated coiling soft robot with variable stiffness“, in Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Detroit, USA, October 2023.

Theses / Reports

  • D Dannana, “Magnetic actuation of a growing colonoscope based on LMPA”, Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, November 2023.  

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  • R Dongu, “Enhancing torque and force in magnetic soft manipulators for improved performance of flexible surgical tools: A comparative analysis”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Department of Information Engineering), Università degli Studi di Padova, October 2023. (visiting student)  

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  • F Derks, “Influence of dynamic flow field on untethered robots controlled by a magnetic field”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, October 2023.  

     

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  • K S Belshof, “A motion planning implementation and simulation for the Flux One”, Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, September 2023.

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  • R van de Weerd, “Development and comparison of open- and closed-loop control of untethered microrobots in a tuneable magnetic trap”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, September 2023

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  • I A A Ekkelkamp, “Bounded propulsion of helical device with near zero angle of attack”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, September 2023.

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  • E Carcasset, ”Evaluation of the cross-talks in magnetic actuation systems of multiple coils”, Bachelor’s degree (Internship Report), Department of Electronique et systèmes robotisés, Ecole polytechnique de l’Université Paris-Saclay, France, August 2023.

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  • L Bosscher Navarro, ”Thermo & Magnetic responsive hydrogels as complex folding structures”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Netherlands, July 2023.  

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  • C Hamersma, ”Improvement of ultrasound imaging for real-time detection of changes in 3D orientation and deformation of small-scale soft robots”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, July 2023.    

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  • J S van der Veen, “Design of a magnetic soft robot capable of omni-directional motion”, Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2023.  

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  • J F Hendrickx, ”Development of a multifunctional nasogastric tube for gastrointestinal interventions”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, July 2023.  

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  • R Braks, “Motion control of IRONSPERM clusters in a vascular model”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2023.  

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  • A Vasi, ”Shape-morphing assembly and coordinated locomotion of magnetic soft robots for enhanced performance in navigating large cavities”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering (Internship Report), Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, July 2023.  

     

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  • M Bloxs, “A trade study of bio hybrid microrobots: Comparing actuation and localization of IRONSPERM”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, July 2023.

     

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  • E van Renselaar, ”Scaling rules for microrobots with full energetic autonomy”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, June 2023.

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  • E S Sombroek, “Establishing a TCP connection between a graphical user interface and controller of a robot”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, May 2023.  

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  • D Ariëns, “Self-assembled magnetic carpets for cargo-transport of millimetric planar objects”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, May 2023.    

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  • M Visschers, ”Magnetically actuated guide wire prototypes – The flexible backbone of the AMILA project”, Master’s degree in Technical Medicine (Internship Report), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, May 2023.

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  • V Dao, ”Joint limit avoidanceetic guidewire design for robot assisted positioning during complex FEVAR procedures”, Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Internship Report), Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, February 2023.  

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  • T L Thomas, “Bending the rules: Magnetically-actuated surgical continuum manipulators”, Doctoral degree (Biomechanical Engineering), Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, April 2023.

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  • W Maathuis, ”Magnetic guidewire design for robot assisted positioning during complex FEVAR procedures”, Master’s degree in Technical Medicine (Internship Report), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, February 2023.  

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  • A Ronduite, “Simulating and testing of the movement of a millirobot influenced by a static magnetic field”, Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, February 2023.

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  • K Karytsas, “End-effector precise hand-guiding for a medical robot during fEVAR interventions”, Master’s degree in Systems and Control (Internship Report), Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Twente, The Netherlands, February 2023.

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  • N Lubbers, ”Preoperative plan for a fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR) procedure with the assistance of the Flux One system for the treatment of an abdominal aortic aneurysm”, Master’s degree in Technical Medicine (Internship Report), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, February 2023.

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  • J L A Bos, “Design, fabrication and testing of an LMPA-based magnetically actuated growing robot”, Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands, February 2023.  

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