Publications

2018

S. Sridar, Z. Qiao, W. Zhang, P. Polygerinos,"A Soft-Inflatable Exosuit for Knee Rehabilitation: Assisting Swing Phase During Walking", Frontiers in Robotics and AI, vol. 5:44, 2018.

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S. Mishra, D. Yang, C. Thalman, P. Polygerinos, W. Zhang, ,"Design and Control of a Hexacopter with Soft Grasper for Autonomous Object Detection and Grasping", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Atlanta, Georgia, 2018, (Accepted).

D. Govin,  L. Saenz, G. Athanasaki, L. Snyder, P. Polygerinos, "Design and Development of a Soft Robotic Back Orthosis", In 2018 ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, pp. V001T10A001-V001T10A001.

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W. Zhang, P. Polygerinos, "Distributed Planning of Multi-Segment Soft Robotic Arms", American Control Conference (ACC 2017), Milwaukee, WI, June 2018. (accepted)

C. Thalman, Q. P. Lam, P. H. Nguyen, S. Sridar, P. Polygerinos, "A Novel Soft Elbow Exosuit to Supplement Bicep Lifting Capacity", EEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), Madrid, Spain, 2018 (Accepted).

S. Sridar, R. G. Narasimha, A. M.Gadagi, V. Taduru, C. Strzelczyk, T. Maruyama, C. StClair,  P. Polygerinos, "Soft Robotic Shoulder Assist Device: Towards Prevention of Shoulder Overuse Syndrome in Wheelchair Users", In 2018 ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, pp. V001T10A002-V001T10A002.

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W. Adams, S. Sridar, C. Thalman, B. Copenhaver, H. Elsaad, P. Polygerinos, "Water pipe robot utilizing soft inflatable actuators", IEEE-RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), Livorno, Italy, 2018.

M. Dickens, A. Wadekar, K. S. Bhutada, P. H. Nguyen, S. Jameson, P. Polygerinos, "Weight Distribution Monitoring System for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease" In 2018 ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, pp. V001T11A001-V001T11A001.

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2017

E. Rogers, P. Polygerinos, S. Allen, F. A. Panizzolo, C. J. Walsh, D. P. Holland, “A Quasi-Passive Knee Exoskeleton to Assist During Descent”, Wearable Robotics: Challenges and Trends, pp. 63-67, 2017.

M. Zhu, W. Adams, P. Polygerinos, "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Soft Relief Device for Typing Applications", in ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2017. (Top 10 papers).

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P. H. Nguyen, S. Sridar, W. Zhang, P.Polygerinos, "Design and control of a 3-chambered fiber reinforced soft actuator with off-the-shelf stretch sensors"International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 342-351, 2017.

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A. Hoffmann, B. Gracia, T. Lopez, P. Polygerinos, "Development of a Dynamically Adjusting Soft Wheelchair Insert for Reduction of Single-Point Pressure", in ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2017.

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S. Sridar, P. H. Nguyen, M. Zhu, Q. P. Lam, P. Polygerinos, "Development of a Soft-Inflatable Exosuit for Knee Rehabilitation", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2017.

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F. Sebastian, Q. Fu, M. Santello, and P. Polygerinos, "Soft Robotic Haptic Interface with Variable Stiffness for Rehabilitation of Neurologically Impaired Hand Function", Frontiers in Robotics and AI, vol. 4, p.69, 2017.

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P. Polygerinos, N. Correll, S. A. Morin, B. Mosadegh, C. Onal, K. Petersen, M. Cianchetti, M. Tolley, R. Shepherd. "Soft robotics: Review of Fluid-Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; manufacturing, sensing, control, and Applications in Human-Robot Interaction" Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 19, no. 12, 2017.

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W. R. Olson, P. Polygerinos, "Towards a Soft Robotic 3rd Arm for Activities of Daily Living", in ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2017. 

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2016

P. Chinimilli, S.Wachtel, P. Polygerinos, W. Zhang, “Hysteresis Compensation for Ground Contact Force Measurement with Shoe-Embedded Air Pressure Sensors”, in ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 9920, 2016.

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Z. Wang, P. Polygerinos, J. Overvelde, K. Galloway, K. Bertoldi, and C. Walsh, "Interaction Forces of Soft Fiber Reinforced Bending Actuators", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 717-727, 2017.

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2015

F. Connolly, P. Polygerinos, C. J.Walsh, and K. Bertoldi, “Mechanical Programming of Soft Actuators by Varying Fiber Angle”, Soft Robotics, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 26-32, 2015.

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E. T. Roche~, A. Fabozzo~, Y. Lee*, P. Polygerinos*, I. Friehs, L. Schuster, A. C. Berazaluce, A. Bueno, N. Lang, M. J. N. Pereira , E. Feins, S. Wassermann, E. D. O’ Cearbhaill, N. V. Vasilyev, D. J. Mooney,  J. M. Karp, P. J. del Nido, C. J. Walsh, "A Light-reflecting Balloon Catheter for Atraumatic Tissue Defect Repair", Science Translational Medicine, no. 306, 306ra149-306ra149, 2015. [JOURNAL COVER]

P. Polygerinos, K. C. Galloway, S. Sanan, M. Herman, C. J. Walsh, "EMG Controlled Soft Robotic Glove for Assistance During Activities of Daily Living", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Rehab. Robot. (ICORR 2015). [BEST PAPER AWARD]

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P. Polygerinos, Z. Wang, J. T. B. Overvelde, K. C. Galloway, R. J. Wood, K. Bertoldi, C. J. Walsh, Modeling of Soft Fiber-reinforced Bending Actuators”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 31, no. 3. pp. 778-789, 2015.

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J. Gafford, Y. Ding, A. Harris, T. McKenna, P. Polygerinos, D. Holland, A. J. Moser and C. Walsh, “Shape Deposition Manufacturing of a Soft, Atraumatic and Deployable Surgical Grasper”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, vol. 7, no. 2, 2015.

E. Rogers, P. Polygerinos, C.J. Walsh, E. Goldfield, "Smart and Connected Actuated Mobile and Sensing Suit to Encourage Motion in Developmentally Delayed Infants", in ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2015.

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P. Polygerinos, Z. Wang, K. C. Galloway, R. J. Wood, C. J. Walsh, “Soft robotic glove for combined assistance and at-home rehabilitation”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 73, pp. 135–143, 2015.

P. Polygerinos, K. C. Galloway, E. Savage, M. Herman, K. O’ Donnell and C.J. Walsh, “Soft Robotic Glove for Hand Rehabilitation and Task Specific Training”, in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robot. Autom.(ICRA 2015), pp. 2913 - 2919, 2015.

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2014

E. Park, N. Mehandru, T. L. Beltran, E. Kraus, D. Holland, P. Polygerinos and C. Walsh, “An Intraventricular Soft Robotic Pulsatile Assist Device For Right Ventricular Heart Failure”, ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2014.

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P. Maeder-York, T. Clites, E. Boggs, R. Neff, P. Polygerinos, D. Holland and C. Walsh, “Biologically Inspired Soft Robot for Thumb Rehabilitation”, ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2014.

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A. Degirmenci, B. Goldberg, L. Bielskis, S. Wiggins, P. Polygerinos, D. Holland and C. Walsh, “Cervical Spine Immobilization Device for Emergency Response”, ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, 2014.

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A. Fabozzo~, E. T. Roche~, Y. Lee*, P. Polygerinos*, L. Schuster, I. Friehs, A. C. Berazaluce, A. Bueno, N. Lang, M. J. N. Pereira , E. Feins, S. Wassermann, E. D. O’ Cearbhaill, N. V. Vasilyev, D. J. Mooney,  J. M. Karp, P. J. del Nido, C. J. Walsh, “Enabling minimally invasive atraumatic repair of intracardiac septal defects with light”, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Annual Meeting, 2014,  (*second equally contributing co-author).

B. Mosadegh, P. Polygerinos, C. Keplinger, S. Wennstedt, R. F. Shepherd, U. Gupta, J. Shim, K. Bertoldi, C.J. Walsh and G. M. Whitesides, "Pneumatic networks for soft robotics that actuate rapidly", Advanced Functional Materials, vol.2, no. 15, pp. 2163-217, 2014. [JOURNAL COVER]

J. Gafford, Y. Ding, A. Harris, T. McKenna, P. Polygerinos, D. Holland and C. Walsh, “Shape Deposition Manufacturing of a Soft, Atraumatic, Deployable Surgical Grasper”, ASME Design of Medical Devices Conference, MN, 2014.

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E. J. Park, D. Holland, P. Polygerinos, G.J. Bennett, C.J. Walsh, “Shared Design Tools to Support Research and Development in Soft Robotics”, in  Advances in Soft Robotics Workshop, in conjunction with the 2014 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, Berkeley, CA, 2014.

2013

K. Galloway, P. Polygerinos, C. Walsh, and R.J. Wood, "Mechanically Programmable Bend Radius for Fiber-Reinforced Soft Actuators", in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2013), Montevideo, Uruguay, Nov. 2013.

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P. Polygerinos, S. Lyne, Z. Wang, L. F. Nicolini, B. Mosadegh, G. M. Whitesides, and C. J. Walsh, "Towards a Soft Pneumatic Glove for Hand Rehabilitation," in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), Tokyo, Japan, 2013.

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P. Polygerinos, D. Holland, G. J. Bennett and C. J. Walsh, "Towards Educational Kits for Soft Robotics  applied to Medical Device Design", Abstract and Poster presentation in International Workshop on Soft Robotics and Morphological Computation, Ascona, Switzerland, Jul. 14-19, 2013.

P. Polygerinos, L. D. Seneviratne, R. Razavi, T. Schaeffter and K. Althoefer, "Triaxial catheter-tip forcesensor for MRI-guided cardiac procedures", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 386-396, 2013.

2011

P. Polygerinos, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, ”Modeling of Light Intensity-Modulated Fiber-Optic Displacement Sensors”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 60, no. 4, pp.1408-1415, 2011.

P. Polygerinos, A. Ataollahi, T. Schaeffter, R. Razavi, G. Jaswinder, L. D. Seneviratne, and Kaspar Althoefer, “MRI-Compatible Intensity Modulated Force Sensor for Cardiac Catheterization Procedures”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 721-726, 2011.

2010

P. Báez, S. Chhaniyara, A. Ataollahi, P. Polygerinos and K. Althoefer, “Design of a Fiber Optic Based Tactile Array Sensor”, EPSRC Workshop on Human Adaptive Mechatronics (HAM), Loughborough, U.K., Oct.13-14, 2010.

P. Polygerinos, D. Zbyszewski, T. Schaeffter, R. Razavi, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “MRI-Compatible Fiber-Optic Force Sensors for Catheterization Procedures”, IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 10,no. 10, pp. 1598-1608, 2010.

P. Polygerinos, P. Puangmali, T. Schaeffter, R. Razavi, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “Novel miniature MRI-compatible fiber-optic force sensor for cardiac catheterization procedures”, in  Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Robot. Autom. (ICRA 2010), Anchorage, Alaska, 2010, pp. 2598-2603.

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A. Ataollahi, P. Polygerinos, P.Puangmali, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “Tactile Sensing Array Using Prismatic-Tip Optical Fibers for Dexterous Robotic Hands”, in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS 2010), Taipei, Taiwan, 2010, pp. 910-915.

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2009

P. Polygerinos, T. Schaeffter, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “A fibre-optic catheter-tip force sensor with MRI compatibility: A feasibility study”, in proc. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBS 2009), Minneapolis, MN, 2009, pp. 1501-1054.

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D. Zbyszewski,  P. Polygerinos, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “A novel MRI compatible air-cushion tactile sensor for minimally invasive surgery”, in Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS 2009), St. Louis, MO, 2009, pp. 2647–2652.

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P. Polygerinos, T. Schaeffter, L. D. Seneviratne and K. Althoefer, “Measuring tip and side forces of a novel catheter prototype: A feasibility study”, in proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems (IROS 2009), St. Louis, MO, 2009, pp. 966-971.

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2007

M. Kavvousanos, G. Palamas, A. Toutountzis and P. Polygerinos, “The development of a greenhouse robot”, 2nd IFAC International Conference on Modeling and Design of Control Systems in Agriculture (Agricontrol 2007), 03-05 Sept. 2007.

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