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Journal Club: Cianchetti et al, 2013

By Mohammad Hasan Dad Ansari | Nov 12, 2019 |

STIFF-FLOP Surgical Manipulator: mechanical design and experimental characterization of the single module Matteo Cianchetti | Tommaso Ranzani | Giada Gerboni | Iris De Falco | Cecilia Laschi | Arianna Menciassi2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) November 3-7, 2013 (Tokyo, Kapan).DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6696866 This paper combines the use of pneumatic actuators and granular…

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Workshop – Next generation intelligent surgical systems: computer simulation meets robotics

By Gianni Borghesan | Nov 6, 2019 |

On Wednesday, November 13th, ALTAIR Robotics Laboratory will hold a workshop on the role of biomechanical simulation in robotics for the development of next-generation surgical systems, entitled “Next generation intelligent surgical systems: computer simulation meets robotics“.    It is a full day workshop aimed at PhD students, post-docs and researchers with interest in the fields…

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ESR14 re-opened

By Gianni Borghesan | Nov 5, 2019 |

We still miss an Early Stage Researcher to fill the last position. ESR14 – AUTOMATIC ENDOSCOPE RE-POSITIONING WITH RESPECT TO THE SURGICAL TASK is now reopened. The new deadline is November 4, 2019.   More info here: Vacancies 

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Journal Club: Yin et al, 2018

By FabianTrauzettel | Oct 24, 2019 |

Water‐jet outer sheath with braided shape memory polymer tubes for upper gastrointestinal tract screening Linkun Yin | Shuxin Wang | Siyang ZuoInternational Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (IF 1.634)DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1944 The authors presented a novel class of endoscope based on braided shape-memory polymer (SMP) tubing and water-jet steering, with the intention to…

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ESR14 opened again

By Gianni Borghesan | Sep 30, 2019 |

We still miss an Early Stage Researcher to fill the last position. ESR14 – AUTOMATIC ENDOSCOPE RE-POSITIONING WITH RESPECT TO THE SURGICAL TASK id now reopened. The new deadline is October 28, 2019.   More info here: Vacancies 

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9th Summer School on Surgical Robotics, Montpellier

By Gianni Borghesan | Sep 30, 2019 |

Last week (23-28 Sept 2019), part of the atlas consortium as well as a number of Early Stage Researcher participates to the summer school in Montpellier, France. A good occasion to share ideas and perspectives with senior researchers.

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Annual Bioengineering School “Advanced bioengineering methods, technologies and tools in surgery and therapy”

By Gianni Borghesan | Jun 19, 2019 |

Elena de Momi (POLIMI) and Arianna Menciassi (SSSA) are in the orgnization committe of the XXXVIII Annual Bioengineering School – all our ESRs are invited to participate to this event. The school will be held in Bressanone, Italy, the 9 – 12 September, 2019 More info: https://www.bioing.it/archiviodati/scuola_bressanone/BRESS19/index.html    

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ESR14 is reopened

By Gianni Borghesan | Jun 18, 2019 |

We reopened the ESR14 – AUTOMATIC ENDOSCOPE REPOSITIONING WITH RESPECT TO THE SURGICAL TASK. new deadline is July 21, 2019.   More info here: Vacancies 

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Presentation at ICRA 2019

By Gianni Borghesan | May 23, 2019 |

Friday 24 May 2019, Gianni Borghesan will present an overview on KU Leuven results on sensing in eye surgery and intraluminal navigation in the workshop: Next Generation Surgery: Seamless integration of Robotics, Machine Learning and Knowledge Representation within the operating rooms

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ESR 10 vacancy has been re-opened.

By Gianni Borghesan | Apr 9, 2019 |

The next deadline will be the 1st of May. The vacancy description can be found here.

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