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High school teachers help introducing the SMAC educational toolkit into the classroom

Summer 2015. Two high school science teachers, Mark Gonyea and Justin Monetenegro, joined the STORM Lab to foster the adoption of the SMAC educational toolkit in science curricula. Mark and Justin are helping the STORM Lab members in simplifying the design of the modular robotic toolkit for education, designing experiments that can engage high school…

Posted by on July 6, 2015 in News


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The STORM Lab at ICRA 2015

May 27-29, 2015. The papers “Toward Rapid Prototyping of Miniature Capsule Robots” by A. Taddese, M. Beccani, E. Susilo, P. Volgyesi, A. Ledeczi, P. Valdastri and “Design and Implementation of an Instrumented Cane for Gait Recognition” by J. Wade, M. Beccani, A. Myszka, E. T. Bekele, P. Valdastri, P. Flemming, T. Withrow, N. Sarkar were…

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in News


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The STORM Lab at DDW 2015

May 2015. The paper “Evaluation of a novel tablet application for improvement in colonoscopy training and polyp identification” by C. J. Laborde, C. S. Bell, C. Slaughter, P. Valdastri, K. L. Obstein was presented at Digestive Disease Week 2015 in Washington, DC.

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in News


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The STORM Lab at Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science V

May 14, 2015. Pietro Valdastri gave the talk “Robotic Image Guided Endoscopy” at Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science V in Nashville, TN.

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in News


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Federico successfully defended his Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering at Polytechnic University of Milan. Congratulations Federico!!!

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in News


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Seminar at Politecnico of Milano

April 28, 2015. Pietro Valdastri was invited to give the talk “Lifesaving Capsule Robots” at the Polytecnic of Milan, within the Seminar Series of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in News


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The STORM Lab at DMD 2015

April 14, 2015. Christian Di Natali represented the STORM Lab at the 2015 edition of the ASME Design of Medical Devices conference in Minneapolis, MN. Christian presented two collaborative works carried on with the University of Melbourne. These works are C. Di Natali, A. Mohammadi, D. Oetomo, P. Valdastri, “Surgical Robotic Manipulator Based on Local…

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in News


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The STORM Lab featured by Vanderbilt CTTC

April 2015. The monthly magazine Driving Innovation Forward by the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization is featuring this month Pietro Valdastri and the research he is doing at the STORM Lab.

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in News


Stanford

Seminar at Stanford

April 10, 2015. Pietro Valdastri was invited to give the talk “Lifesaving Capsule Robots” at Stanford, within the ME/CS 571: Surgical Robotics Seminar series chaired by Federico Barbagli, Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, Director of Systems Engineering at Intuitive Surgical Inc., and former Chief Technology Officer at Hansen Medical, and Allison Okamura, Associate…

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in News


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Seminar at University of Pennsylvania

March 27, 2015. Pietro Valdastri was invited to give the talk “Lifesaving Capsule Robots” at the University of Pennsylvania, within the Seminar Series of Penn Engineering/PRECISE Center.

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in News