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STORM Lab educational robotic toolkit featured by Vanderbilt press

The educational robotic toolkit developed at the STORM Lab has been featured by Vanderbilt press. The modular design for tiny robots – snap-together, removable magnetic plates that include motorized wheels, an accelerometer, a barometer and other functions, depending on what the user wants to do – is an affordable teaching tool for most public schools....... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 in News | Tags: Comments Off on STORM Lab educational robotic toolkit featured by Vanderbilt press


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STORM Lab research in robotic colonoscopy fetured by WHYY-FM

July 23, 2015. Todd Bookman from the WHYY-FM The Pulse radio show interviews Pietro Valdastri about the future of capsule colonoscopy. Here you can read the full story and listen to the radio interview.... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on STORM Lab research in robotic colonoscopy fetured by WHYY-FM


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Yasmin Alvarado-Rayo presented her research at the 2015 SSMV Symposium

July 10, 2015. Yasmin Alvarado-Rayo presented her reasearch on the SMAC educational toolkit. Togheter with Vanderbilt undergraduate student Ashley Peck and Dr. Eka Susilo, Yasmin developed an App for controlling the SMAC robots with a smartphone via Bluetooth connection. Yasmin is enrolled in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt program. Congratulations to Yasmin...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, July 10th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Yasmin Alvarado-Rayo presented her research at the 2015 SSMV Symposium


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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...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, July 6th, 2015 in News | Tags: Comments Off on High school teachers help introducing the SMAC educational toolkit into the classroom


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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...... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab at ICRA 2015


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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.... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab at DDW 2015


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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.... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab at Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science V


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

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Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Federico successfully defended his Master Thesis in Biomedical Engineering at Polytechnic University of Milan. Congratulations Federico!!!


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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.... KEEP READING

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Seminar at Politecnico of Milano


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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...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab at DMD 2015


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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.... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab featured by Vanderbilt CTTC


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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...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Seminar at Stanford


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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.... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Seminar at University of Pennsylvania


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The STORM Lab welcomes the launch of the Journal of Medical Robotics Research

Medical robotics has been progressively revolutionizing treatment for at least the past two decades. The Journal of Medical Robotics Research (JMRR) invites fundamental contributions to all areas of medical robotics including clinical evaluation studies. The journal is primarily aimed towards bringing the scientific and technological developments as well as clinical evaluation studies in the area...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The STORM Lab welcomes the launch of the Journal of Medical Robotics Research


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Work on Local Magnetic Actuation featured by MedGadget, NSF, and Research@Vanderbilt

March 2015. The recent work published in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices and the IEEE Transactions on Robotics about local magnetic actuation for laparoscopic instrumentation has been featured by MedGadet, the National Science Foundation, NSF Science Now, and ResearchNews@Vanderbilt.... KEEP READING

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