A Biorobotic Model of the Human Larynx

Manti, Mariangela ;   Cianchetti, Matteo ;   Nacci, Andrea ;   Ursino, Francesco ;   Laschi, Cecilia

Tags Biomimetic roboticsModeling in bioroboticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

This work focuses on a physical model of the human larynx that replicates its main components and functions. The prototype reproduces the...

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Beyond Astronaut's Capabilities: The Current State of the Art

Gemignani, Jessica ;   Gheysens, Tom ;   Summerer, Leopold

Tags Biomimetic robotics

Space agencies have developed extensive expertise with sustaining human presence in low earth orbits and microgravity. Prolonged human...

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Design and Development of a Bio-Inspired, Under-Actuated Soft Gripper

Shah, Syed Taimoor Hassan ;   Manti, Mariangela ;   Passetti, Giovanni ;   D'Elia, Nicolò ;   Cianchetti, Matteo ;   Laschi, Cecilia

Tags Biomimetic roboticsRobotics: prostheticsHumanoid robotics

The development of robotic devices able to perform manipulation tasks mimicking the human hand has been assessed on large scale. This work...

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Magnetically Driven Microrobotic System for Cancer Cell Manipulation

Lucarini, Gioia ;   Iacovacci, Veronica ;   Ricotti, Leonardo ;   Comisso, Nicola ;   Dario, Paolo ;   Menciassi, Arianna

Tags Micro-and nano-bioroboticsModeling in bioroboticsNew technologies and methodologies in medical robotics and biomechanics

Lab-on-a-chip applications, such as single cell manipulation and targeted delivery of chemicals, could greatly benefit from mobile untethered...

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Self-Entrainment to Optimal Gaits of an Underactuated Biomimetic Swimming Robot using Adaptive Frequency Oscillators

Alessi, Alessio ;   Accoto, Dino ;   Guglielmelli, Eugenio

Tags Biologically inspired locomotionBiomimetic roboticsMachine learning and control in biorobotics

Underactuated compliant swimming robots are characterized by a simple mechanical structure, capable to mimic the body undulation of many fish...

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