Paulo A. Carvalho

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Refereed Journal Publications

  1. Wartenberg M, Schornak J, Gandomi K, Carvalho PA, Nycz CJ, Patel N, Iordachita I, Tempany C, Hata N, Tokuda J, Fischer GS, Closed-Loop Active Compensation for Needle Deflection and Target Shift During Cooperatively Controlled Robotic Needle Insertion, Annals of Biomedical Engineering (ABME), Vol 46, No 10, pp 1582-1594, Oct 2018. Springer, PubMed
  2. Nycz CJ, Meier TB, Carvalho PA, Meier G, Fischer GS, Design Criteria for Hand Exoskeletons: Measurement of Forces Needed to Assist Finger Extension in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Vol 3, No 4, pp 3285-3292, July 2018. IEEE

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Carvalho PA, Gandomi K, Nycz CJ, Fischer GS, Demonstration and Experimental Validation of Plastic-Encased Resonant Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Actuator for MRI-Guided Surgical Robots, ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Nov 2018.
  2. Nycz CJ, Gondokaryono R, Carvalho P, Patel N, Wartenberg M, Pilitsis JG, Fischer GS, Mechanical Validation of an MRI Compatible Stereotactic Neurosurgery Robot in Preparation for Pre-Clinical Trials, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - IROS 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Sept 2017. IEEE
  3. Wartenberg M, Schornak J, Carvalho PA, Patel NA, Iordachita I, Tempany CM, Hata N, Tokuda J, Fischer GS, Closed-loop Autonomous Needle Steering during Cooperatively Controlled Needle Insertions for MRI-guided Pelvic Interventions, Hamlyn Symposium, London, UK, July 2017.
  4. Carvalho P, Kesari A, Weaver S, Flaherty P, Fischer GS, Robotic Assistive Device for Phlebotomy, ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), 8th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices (BIOMED), Boston, MA, Aug. 2015. ASME

Conference Abstracts, Workshops and Non Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Kesari A, Weaver S, Carvalho P, Design Of A Robotic Assistive Device For Phlebotomy, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, Oct 2015.

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