Scientific Products


Hassan, Taimoor, et al. “Pneumatic device for actuating organs.” Patent, WO 2016207855 A1.


Journal Papers

[ ] M J A Zeestraten, I Havoutis, J Silverio, S Calinon and D G Caldwell. An Approach for Imitation Learning on Riemannian Manifolds. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), January 2017

[ ] Y. Ansari “Towards the development of a soft robotic manipulator as an assistive device”, International Journal of Advance Robotic Systems, 2017

[ ] S. Russo, T. Ranzani, H. Liu, S. Nefti-Meziani, K. Althoefer, and A. Menciassi “Soft and Stretchable Sensor Using Biocompatible Electrodes and Liquid for Medical Applications”. Soft Robotics. December 2015, 2(4): 146-154. doi:10.1089/soro.2015.0011.

[ ] Manti, M., Hassan, T., et al. “A bioinspired soft robotic gripper for adaptable and effective grasping.” Soft Robotics 2.3 (2015): 107-116.


Conference Papers

[ ] Toxiri, Stefano, et al. "A Powered Low-Back Exoskeleton for Industrial Handling: Considerations on Controls." Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 287-291.

[ ] Masood, Jawad, et al. "Active Safety Functions for Industrial Lower Body Exoskeletons: Concept and Assessment." Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 299-303.

[ ] Stadler, Konrad S., et al. “Robo-Mate: an Exoskeleton for Industrial Use - Concept and Mechanical Design." Advances in Cooperative Robotics. 2017. 806-813.

[ ] M J A Zeestraten, A Pereira, M Althoff and S Calinon. Online motion synthesis with minimal intervention control and formal safety guarantees. In Proc. IEEE Intl Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. October 2016, 

[ ] M Zeestraten, S Calinon and D G Caldwell. Variable Duration Movement Encoding with Minimal Intervention Control. May 2016, 497–503.

[ ] E. Icer and M. Althoff. Cost-optimal composition synthesis for modular robots. In Proc. of the IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, pages 1408-1413, 2016.

[ ] Aaron Pereira and Matthias Althoff. Overapproximative arm occupancy prediction for human-robot co-existence built from archetypal movements. In Proc. IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2016. (accepted).

[ ] Hassan, Taimoor, et al. “A multifunctional pneumatic artificial muscle. Proof of concept.” Actuator 16, 15th international conference on new actuators, 2016.

[ ] A. Giusti, J. Malzahn, N. G. Tsagarakis, M. Althoff, "Combined inverse-dynamics/passivity-based control for robots with elastic joints," IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2017, (accepted for publication).

[ ] A. Giusti and M. Althoff, "Efficient computation of interval-arithmetic-based robust controllers for rigid robots," first IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotic Computing, 2017, (accepted for publication).

[ ] E. Icer, A. Giusti, and M. Althoff, "A task-driven algorithm for configuration synthesis of modular robots," In Proc. of the IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5203-5209, 2016.

[ ] Alexandre Bousaid, Theodoros Theodoridis, Samia Nefti-Meziani, “Introducing a Novel Marker-based Geometry Model in Monocular Vision”, IEEE Conference Publication, 2016 13th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications (WPNC), October 2016.

[ ] Assaf, Roy, et al. "Wear rate-state interaction modelling for a multi-component system: Models and an experimental platform." IFAC-PapersOnLine 49.28 (2016): 232-237.

[ ] A. Giusti and M. Althoff, "Ultimate robust performance control of rigid robot manipulators using interval arithmetic," In Proc. of the American Control Conference, pp. 2995-3001, 2016.

[ ] Mateos, Luis A., et al. "Exoshoe: a sensory system to measure foot pressure in industrial exoskeleton." Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2016.

[ ] A. Giusti and M. Althoff, "Automatic centralized controller design for modular and reconfigurable robot manipulators," In Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 3268-3275, 2015.

[ ] Y. Ansari, et al “Point-to-Point Motion Controller for Soft Robotic Manipulators”, IEEE International Conference on Simulation, Modelling, and Programming of Autonomous Robotics, Decemer 2016

[ ] Y. Ansari, et al “A Multiagent Renforcement Learning Approach to learn Inverse Kinematics of High-Dimensional Manipulators with Precision”, IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Mechatronics, June 2016

[ ] Russo S., Meziani S.N., Gulrez T., Carbonaro N., Tognetti A. (2016) Towards the Development of an EIT-based Stretchable Sensor for Multi-Touch Industrial Human-Computer Interaction Systems. In: Rau PL. (eds) Cross-Cultural Design. CCD 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9741. Springer, Cham

[ ] S. Russo, N. Carbonaro, A. Tognetti, S. Nefti-Meziani, “A Quantitative Evaluation of Drive Patterns in Electrical Impedance Tomography“ in Mobihealth 2016.

[ ] A. Pereira and M. Althoff. Safety control of robots under computed torque control using reachable sets. In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robotics and Automation, pages 331-338, 2015.

[ ] Hassan, Taimoor, et al. “Design and development of a bio-inspired, under-actuated soft gripper.” Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE. IEEE, 2015.

[ ] Toxiri, Stefano, et al. "A wearable device for reducing spinal loads during lifting tasks: Biomechanics and design concepts." Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2015 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.

[ ] G. Mesesan, E. Icer, and M. Althoff. Hierarchical genetic path planner for highly redundant manipulators. In Proc. of the Workshop on Task Planning for Intelligent Robots in Service and Manufacturing, 2015.