Robotics and Mechatronics Lab - Publications



Robotics and Mechatonics Lab: Publications



Books, Book Chapters and Magazine Articles

  1. Farritor, S. M., Lehman, A. C., Oleynikov, D., "Miniature In Vivo Robots for NOTESSurgical Robotics - Systems, Applications, and Visions, Submitted.
  2. Rentschler, M. E., Oleynikov, D., "Will In-vivo Robotics be the Future of Minimally Invasive Surgery?Med Tech Business Review, March 2007.
  3. Farritor, S. and Goddard, S., "Intelligent Highway Safety Markers", IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 8-11, November/December, 2004.
  4. Farritor, S., Mechatronics. In Myer Kutz (Ed.), Mechanical Engineers' Handbook: Instrumentation, Systems, Controls, and MEMS, Book 2, Third Edition, pp. 826-862, 2005. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Wortman, T.D., Strabala, K.W., Lehman, A.C., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery Using a Multi-Functional Miniature In Vivo Robot,"The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, Submitted.
  2. Lehman, A.C., Tiwari, M.M., Shah, B.C., Farritor, S.M., Nelson, C.A., Oleynikov, D.,"Recent Advances in Robotic Manipulators and Miniature In Vivo Robotics for Minimally Invasive Surgery," Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Submitted.
  3. Lehman, A.C., Wood, N.A., Farritor, S.M., Goede, M.R., Oleynikov, D., "Dexterous Robot for Single Incision Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery," Surgical Endoscopy, Submitted.
  4. Tiwari, M.M., Reynoso, J.F., Lehman, A.C., Tsang, A.W., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "In Vivo Miniature Robots for Natural Orifice Surgery: State of the Art and Future Perspectives,"World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Submitted.
  5. Lehman, A.C., Dumpert, J., Wood, N.A., Visty, A.Q., Farritor, S.M., Varnell, B., Oleynikov, D., "Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery with a Miniature In Vivo Surgical Robot (video)," Surgical Endoscopy, 23(7), 2009.
  6. Lehman, A., Dumpert J., Wood, N., Redden, L., Visty, A., Farritor, S., Varnell, B., Oleynikov, D., "Natural Orifice Cholecystectomy Using a Miniature Robot," Journal of Surgical Endoscopy, 23(2): 260-266, 2009.
  7. Lehman, A., Berg, K., Dumpert, J., Wood, N., Visty, A., Rentschler, M., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Surgery with Cooperative Robots," Computer Aided Surgery, 13(2): 95-105, 2008.
  8. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Haung, J., Farritor, S., "Modelling Computational Requirements of Mobile Robotic Systems Using Zones and Processing Windows," Real-Time Systems Journal Accepted, Invited.
  9. Canes, D., Lehman, A.C., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., Desai, M.M., "The Future of NOTES Instrumentation: Flexible Robotics and In Vivo Minirobots," Journal of Endourology, 23(5): 787-792, 2009.
  10. Shah, B.C., Buettner, S.L., Lehman, A.C., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Miniature In Vivo Robotics and Novel Robotic Surgical Platforms," Urologic Clinics of North America, 36:251-263, 2009.
  11. Huang, J., Farritor, S., Qadi, A., Goddard, S., "EKF Relative Localization for Follow-the-Leader Motion of a Heterogeneous Robot Team," Autonomous Robots, Submitted.
  12. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "On Providing Performance Guarantees for an Autonomous Mobile Robot," International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 2008, Submitted.
  13. Dumpert, J., Rentschler, M., Farritor, S., Platt, S., Oleynikov, D., "Stereoscopic In Vivo Surgical Robots," IEEE Sensors Special Issue on In Vivo Sensors for Medicine, Submitted.
  14. Joseph, J., Oleynikov, D., Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Patel, H., "Microrobot Assisted Laparoscopic Urological Surgery in a Canine Model," The Journal of Eurology, 180: 2202-2205, November 2008.
  15. Oleynikov, D., "Robotic Surgery," Surgical Clinics of North America, 88: 1121-1130, October 2008.
  16. Rentschler, M., Platt, S., Berg, K., Dumpert, J., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Miniature In Vivo Robotics for Remote and Harsh Environments," IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, 12(1): 66-75, 2008.
  17. Lehman, A.C., Rentschler, M.E., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "The Current State of Miniature Laparoscopic Robotics," Journal of Robotic Surgery, Vol. 1(1): 45-49, 2007, Invited.
  18. Lu, S., Hogan, C., Arnold, R., Minert, B., Farritor, S., "Measurement of Vertical Track Modulus From a Moving Railcar," ASCE Special Issue on Rail Engineering and Transportation in the Journal of Transportation Engineering – Submitted.
  19. Lu, S., Arnold, R., Farritor, S., "On the Relationship Between Load and Deflection in Railroad Track Structure," ASCE Special Issue on Rail Engineering and Transportation in the Journal of Transportation Engineering – Submitted.
  20. Rentschler, M., Iagnemma, K., Farritor, S., "Mechanical Design of Robotic In vivo Wheeled Mobility," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129(10): 1037-1045, 2007.
  21. Lehman, A., Rentschler, M., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Endoluminal Microrobots for Transgastric Peritoneoscopy," Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies (MITAT), Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 384-388, 2007, Invited.
  22. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Iagnemma, K., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "An In Vivo Mobile Robot for Surgical Vision and Task Assistance," ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 23-29, March, 2007.
  23. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov,D., "Natural Orifice Surgery with an Endoluminal Mobile Robot,", Journal of Surgical Endoscopy, July 2007, Vol. 21(7): 1212-1215; Epub May 24, 2007.
  24. Huang, J., Farritor, S., Qadi, A., Goddard, S., "Localization and Follow-the-Leader Control of a Heterogeneous Group of Mobile Robots,", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 205-215, March 2006.
  25. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Iagnemma, K., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Modeling, Analysis, and Experimental Study of In Vivo Wheeled Robotic Mobility", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22 (2): 308-321, 2006.
  26. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Ahmed, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Mobile In Vivo Camera Robots Provide Sole Visual Feedback for Abdominal Exploration and Cholecystectomy", Journal of Surgical Endoscopy, 20-1: 135-138, 2006.
  27. Oleynikov, D., Rentschler, M., Hadzialic, A., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., "Miniature Robots Can Assist in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy", Journal of Surgical Endoscopy, 19-4: 473-476, 2005.
  28. Platt, S., R., Farritor, S., Garvin, K., Haider, H., "The Use of Piezoelectric Ceramics For Electric Power Generation Within Orthopedic Implants", ASME/IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 455-461, August 2005.
  29. Shen, X., Dumpert, J., Farritor, S., "Robotic Highway Safety Markers", ASME/IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 10, No. 5, October 2005.
  30. Platt, S., R., Farritor, S., Haider, H., "On Low-Frequency Electric Power Generation With PZT Ceramics", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 240-252, April 2005.
  31. Oleynikov, D., Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., "In Vivo Robotic Laparoscopy", Surgical Innovation, 12-2: 177-181, 2005, Invited.
  32. Shi, J., Goddard, S., Lal, A., Farritor, S., "A Real-Time Model for the Robotic Highway Safety Marker System", Journal of Real-time Systems, Vol. 29, Nos. 2-3, pp. 183-204, March 2005.
  33. Zhang, J., Farritor, S., "Using A Neural Network to Determine Fitness in Genetic Design",Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 629-642, December 2004.
  34. Mumm, E., Farritor, S., Pirjanian, P., Leger C., Schenker, P., "Planetary Cliff Descent Using Cooperative Robots", Autonomous Robots, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 259-272, May 2004.
  35. Farritor, S., and Dubowsky, S., "Genetic Planning Method and its Application to Planetary Exploration", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 124, No. 4, pp. 698-702, December 2002.
  36. Farritor, S., and Dubowsky, S., "On Modular Design of Field Robotic Systems", Autonomous Robots, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 57-65, January 2001.

Refereed Conference Publications (3 reviews of full paper)

  1. Lu, S., Greisen, C., Duan, H., Arnold, R., Farritor, S., Fateh, M., Carr, G., "Eliminating the Effects of Track Geometry Irregularities in Track Deflection Measurement," Proceedings of the AREMA 2010 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 29-September 1, 2010, Submitted.
  2. Bornhoft, J.M., Strabala, K.W., Wortman, T.D., Lehman, A.C., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S.M., "Stereoscopic Visualization and Haptic Technology Used to Create a Virtual Environment for Remote Surgery," ASME 2010 World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality, Ames, IA, May, 2010, Submitted.
  3. Zhang, X., Lehman, A.C., Nelson, C.A., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Cooperative Robotic Assistant for Laparoscopic Surgery: CoBRASurge," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, MO, October, 2009.
  4. Dumpert, J., Lehman, A.C., Wood, N.A., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S.M., "Semi-Autonomous Surgical Tasks Using a Miniature In Vivo Surgical Robot," Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, pp. 266-269, Minneapolis, MN, September, 2009.
  5. Lehman, A., Wood, N., Dumpert, J., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Dexterous Miniature In Vivo Robots for NOTES," IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechanics, Scottsdale, AZ, October 2008.
  6. Hogan, C., Dick, M., Lu, S., Farritor, S., Arnold, R., GeMeiner, W., Clark, D., "Track Stiffness Measurement with Implementation to Rail/Vehicle Dynamic Simulation," Proceedings of the AREMA 2008 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September 21-24, 2008, Accepted.
  7. Lu, S., Arnold, R., Farritor, S., "On The Relationship Between Load and Deflection in Railroad Track Structure," Proceedings of the AREMA 2008 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, September 21-24, 2008, Accepted.
  8. Lu, S., Farritor, S., Arnold, R., GeMeiner, W., Clark, D., Al-Nazer, L., Carr, G., El-Sibaie, M., "Measurement of Vertical Track Modulus - Field Testing, Repeatability, and Effects of Track Geometry," Proceedings of the 2008 Joint Rail Conference, Wilmington, DE, April 22-24, 2008, Accepted.
  9. Platt, S., Hawks, J., Rentschler, M., Redden, L., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D.,"Modular Wireless Wheeled In Vivo Surgical Robots," Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2008), August 3-6, 2008, Brooklyn, New York, Accepted.
  10. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "Using Dynamic Processing Windows for Robot Group Control," IEEE International conference on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, CA, May 2008, Accepted.
  11. Lehman, A., Wood, N., Dumpert, J., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Robotic Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2969-2974, Pasadena, CA, May 2008.
  12. Lu, S., Hogan, C., Minert, B., Arnold, R., Farritor, S., Seeger, W., Oliver, M., Lees, H., Thornton, D., Fateh, M., Carr, G., "Vertical Track Modulus Testing On BNSFs Heavy Haul Coal Line,"Proceedings of the AREMA 2007 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 9-12, 2007.
  13. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "Dynamic Speed and Sensor Rate Adjustment for Mobile Robotic Systems," Proceedings of the 19th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems 07 (ECRTS), pp. 93-102, Pisa, Italy, July 2007.
  14. Lu, S., Hogan, C., Minert, B., Arnold, R., Farritor, S., GeMeiner, W., Clark, D., "Exception Criteria in Vertical Track Deflection and Modulus," 2007 ASME/IEEE Joint Rail ConferenceInternal Combustion Engine Spring Technical Conference, Pueblo, CO, March 13-16, 2007 - Published.
  15. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "Deriving Speed Limits and Senor Sampling Rates for Mobile Cyber-Physical," 13th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, Bellevue, WA, April 3-6, 2007 – Submitted.
  16. Clark, B., Bevly, D., Farritor, S., "Analysis of Improvement to Two-Wheel Robot Navigation Using Low-Cost GPS/INS Aids," The 19th International Technical Meeting of the Institute of Navigation Satellite Division (ION GNSS 2006), Fort Worth, TX, September 26-29, 2006.
  17. Arnold, R., Lu, S., Hogan, C., Farritor, S., Fateh, M., El-Sibaie, M., "Measurement of Vertical Track Modulus From a Moving Railcar," Proceedings of the AREMA 2006 Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, September 17-20, 2006.
  18. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Oleynikov, D., Iagnemma, K., Farritor, S. "Mobile In Vivo Biopsy Robot," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4155-4160, Orlando, FL, May, 2006.
  19. Huang, J., Farritor, S., Qadi, A., Goddard, S., "Localization and Follow-the-Leader Control of a Heterogeneous Group of Mobile Robots,Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, November 5-11, 2005.
  20. McVey, B., Norman, C., Wood, N., Farritor, S., Arnold, R., Fateh, M., El-Sibaie, M., "Track Modulus Measurement From A Moving Railcar," Proceedings of the AREMA 2005 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, September 25-27, 2005.
  21. Paulsen, G.L., Farritor, S., Huntsberger, T.L., and Aghazarian, H., "All Terrain Exploration with the Cliff-Bot System", Proceedings of the ICRA 2005 Conference, Barcelona, Spain, April 18-22, 2005.
  22. Rentschler, M., Hadzialic, A., Dumpert, J., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., Iagnemma, K., "Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of In Vivo Wheeled Mobility," Proceedings of the ASME DETC and CIE Conference - 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 1241-1249, 2004.
  23. Norman, C., Farritor, S., Arnold, R., Elias, S.E.G., Fateh, M., El-Sibaie, M., "Design of a System to Measure Track Modulus From a Moving Railcar," Proceedings of the AREMA 2004 Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, May 16-21, 2004.
  24. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "A Performance and Schedulability Analysis of an Autonomous Mobile Robot," Proceedings of the 17th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems, July 6-12, 2005.
  25. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Farritor, S., "A Dynamic Voltage Scaling Algorithm for Sporadic Tasks," Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, December 2003, pp. 52-62.
  26. Gao, X., Farritor, S., "Delta Performance Models For Selection In Decision-Based Design",Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, IL, 2003.
  27. Farritor, S., Rentchler, M., "Robotic Highway Safety Markers," Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 17-22, 2002.
  28. Pirjanian, P., Leger, C., Mumm, E., Kennedy, B., Garrett, M., Aghazarian, H., Schenker, P., Farritor S.,"Behavior-Based Coordinated Control for Robotic Planetary Cliff Descent," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 2002.
  29. Farritor, S., and Zhang, J., "Using A Neural Network To Determine Fitness In Genetic Design", American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburgh, PA, September, 2001.
  30. Farritor, S., Zhang, J., "A Reconfigurable Robotic System To Support Planetary Surface Operations", Self-Reconfigurable Robotics Workshop at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, 2001.
  31. Bevly, D., Farritor, S., Dubowsky, S., "Action Module Planning and its Application to an Experimental Climbing Robot", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2000.
  32. Farritor, S., Hacot, H., Dubowsky, S., "Physics-based Planning for Planetary Exploration,"IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Detroit, MI, May 1998.
  33. Farritor, S., and Dubowsky, S., "A Self-Planning Methodology for Planetary Robotic Explorers", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR), Monterey, CA, July 1997, pp. 499-504.
  34. Farritor, S., and Dubowsky, S., "A Genetic Algorithm Based Navigation and Planning Methodology for Planetary Robotic Exploration", Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) 7th Topical Meeting on Robotic and Remote Systems, Augusta, GA, 1997.
  35. Farritor, S., and Dubowsky, S., "On the Design of Rapidly Deployable Field Robotic Systems," Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Irvine, CA, 1996.
  36. Farritor, S., Dubowsky, S., Rutman, N., and Cole, J., "A Systems Level Modular Design Approach to Field Robotic Systems", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, MN, 1996.

Medical Conference Publications

  1. Wortman, T.D., Lehman, A.C., McCormick, R.L., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Multi-Functional Robot for Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Colectomy," 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, March 30 - April 2, Accepted.
  2. Lehman, A.C., Wortman, T.D., Strabala, K.W., Wood, N.A., Tiwari, M.M., Goede, M.R., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Multi-Functional Robot for Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery,"2010 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Landover, MD, April, 2010, Accepted.
  3. Wortman, T.D., Strabala, K.W., Lehman, A.C., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "Miniature Robotic Platform for Natural Orifice Surgery," Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA) Congress, Quebec City, Canada, January, 2009.
  4. Wood, N.A., Lehman, A.C., Rentschler, M.E., Farritor, S.M., Oleynikov, D., "A Robotic Assistant for Surgical Dissection," Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, Long Beach, CA, January, 2009.
  5. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Visty, A., Renstchler, M., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D.,"Towards Cooperative Miniature Robots for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery,"MIRA 2008 International Conference, Rome, Italy, January, 2008.
  6. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Wood, N., Visty, A., Farritor, S., Varnell, B., Oleynikov, D., "Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery with a Miniature In Vivo Surgical Robot [Video]," 2008 Annual Meeting of The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.
  7. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Wood, N., Redden, L., Visty, A., Farritor, S., Varnell, B., Oleynikov, D., "Natural Orifice Cholecystectomy Using a Miniature Robot," 2008 Annual Meeting of The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.
  8. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Visty, A., Rentschler, M., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Toward Natural Orifice Surgery with Cooperative Miniature Robots," 2008 Annual Meeting of The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.
  9. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Wood, N., Visty, A., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Miniature In Vivo Robot for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery," Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference, Long Beach, CA, January 2008.
  10. Berg, K., Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Lehman, A., Platt, S., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Surgery with Cooperative Robots," Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Long Beach, CA, February, 2007.
  11. Rentschler, M., Berg, K., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "In Vivo Robotics During the NEEMO 9 Mission," Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Long Beach, CA, February, 2007.
  12. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Natural Orifice Surgery with an Endoluminal Mobile Robot," The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Dallas, TX, April 2006.
  13. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Mobile In Vivo Biopsy and Camera Robot ", Studies in Health and Informatics-Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Vol. 119. pp. 449-454, IOS Press, Long Beach, CA, 2006.
  14. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Toward In Vivo Mobility,"Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, vol. 111, pp. 397-403, IOS Press, Long Beach, CA, 2005.
  15. Dumpert, J., Rentschler, M., Platt, S., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "Improving In Vivo Robot Vision Quality," Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Long Beach, CA, 2005.
  16. Oleynikov, D., Rentschler, M., Hadzialic, A., Dumpert, J., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S., "In Vivo Camera Robots Provide Improved Vision for Laparoscopic Surgery," Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Chicago, IL, June 2004.
  17. Rentschler, M., Hadzialic, A., Dumpert, J., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "In Vivo Robots for Laparoscopic Surgery," Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, v 98, pp. 316-322, IOS Press, Newport Beach, CA, 2004.
  18. Haider, H., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S.M., Garvin, K.L., "Self-powered computers within prosthetic joints – is it time?," Proceedings of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 71st Annual Meeting, March 10 - 14, 2004.
  19. Haider, H., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S.M., Garvin, K.L., "Self-Powered Computers Within Prosthetic Joints – Would Time Degradation Of Piezoelectrics Performance Be An Obstacle?", Proceedings of the Orthopedics Research Society, 2003.
  20. Haider, H., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S.M., Garvin, K.L., "Can Piezoelectric Elements Generate Sufficient Electrical Power within Smart Arthroplasty Implants?," 16th Annual Symposium of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA), San Francisco, CA, Sept., 2003.
  21. Haider, H., Platt, S.R., Farritor, S.M., Garvin, K.L., "The Feasibility Of Using Piezoelectric Ceramics To Generate Electrical Power In Total Joint Replacement Implants," Proceedings of the Orthopedics Research Society, 2002.

Other Conference Publications (refereed abstracts)

  1. Lehman, A., Wood, N., Dumpert, J., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "Towards Autonomous Robot-Assisted Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic SurgeryProceedings of IMECE2008, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 31-November 6, 2008, Boston, MA.
  2. Wood, N.A., Lehman, A.C., Dumpert, J., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S.M., "Dexterous Miniature In Vivo Surgical Robot for Long Duration Space Flight," Proceedings of the AIAA SPACE 2008 Conference & Exposition, San Diego, CA, September, 2008.
  3. Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Lehman, A., Berg, K., Platt, S., Oleynikov, D., Farritor, S., "In Vivo Robots for Tele-Surgery During Long-Term Space Flight," American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space 2006 Conference, San Jose, CA, September 2006.
  4. Norman, C., Farritor, S., Arnold, R., Elias, S.E.G., "Preliminary Design Of A System To Measure Track Modulus from A Moving Railcar", Proceedings of Railway Engineering 2003, London, England, January 2003.
  5. Mumm, E., Farritor, S., Huntsberger, T., Schenker, P., "Analysis of Behavior Based Control for Planetary Cliff Decent Using Cooperative Robots", Proceedings of the Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology Conference, SPIE AeroSense Symposium, Orlando, FL, April 2003.
  6. Zhang, J., Farritor, S., "A Modular Robotic Infrastructure to Support Human Mars Exploration", Submitted to AIAA Space 2000 Conference, Long Beach, CA, September, 2000.
  7. Kaliardos, W., Cosgrove, M., Chow, T., Steiner, S., Farritor, S., "Companion - Overview of a Telerobotic Ground Vehicle", Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), Orlando, FL, 1996.

Other Technical Publications

  1. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "Modelling Computational Requirements of Mobile Robotic Systems Using Zones and Processing Windows," Technical Report TR-UNL-CSE-2007-0016, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, http://cse.unl.edu/goddard/Papers/TechReports/TR-UNLCSE-2007-0016.pdf, September 2007.
  2. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "Deriving Speed Limits and Sensor Sampling Rates for Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems," Technical Report TR-UNL-CSE-2006-0015, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, http://cse.unl.edu/goddard/Papers/TechReports/TR-UNLCSE-2006-0015.pdf, October 2006.
  3. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Huang, J., Farritor, S., "A Performance and Schedulability Analysis of an Autonomous Mobile Robot," Technical Report TR-UNL-CSE-2005-0015, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, http://cse.unl.edu/goddard/Papers/TechReports/TR-UNLCSE-2004-0015.pdf, December 2004.
  4. Qadi, A., Goddard, S., Farritor, S., "DVSST: A Dynamic Voltage Scaling Algorithm for Sporadic Tasks," Technical Report TR-CSE-UNL-2003-2, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, May 2006, http://cse.unl.edu/~goddard/papers/TR-CSE-UNL-2003-2.pdf.
  5. Farritor, S., Bowen, B., Schaaf, M., Woods, S., "A Self Re-Configurable Robotic Infrastructure to Support Human Planetary Colonization", Monograph Report of the UNO Aviation Institute, UNOAI Report 01-4, 2001.
  6. Farritor, S., "A Modular Robotic Infrastructure to Support Planetary Surface Operations", Final Report on Phase I Study, January 9, 2000.

Medical Conference Posters

  1. Lehman, A., Wood, N., Farritor, S., Goede, M., Oleynikov, D., "Dexterous Robot for Single Incision Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery", 2009 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Phoenix, AZ, April 2009.
  2. Lehman, A., Dumpert, J., Wood, N., Visty, A., Farritor, S., Varnell, B., Oleynikov, D., "Toward Natural Orifice Surgery with Cooperative Miniature Robots," 2008 Annual Meeting of The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.
  3. Platt, S., Rentschler, M., Dumpert, J., Farritor, S., Oleynikov, D., "In Vivo Robotic Cameras Can Enhance Imaging Capability During Laparoscopic Surgery," The Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2005.

Video Conference Publications

  1. Future of Robotic Surgery, American College of Surgeons Committee on Video-Based Education 93rd Annual Clinical Congress, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, October 7-11, 2007.

Media

  1. "Emergency Ballast Protection Options", Railway Track & Structures, March 2009
  2. "SAGES Report: NOTES-Deployed Mini Robot Turns Surgery Into Game Boy", OpNotes, April 11, 2008
  3. "Miniature Surgical Robots", MedTech Insight, Vol. 9, No. 9, October 2007
  4. "Dr. Oleynikov Among Those Honored at UNL Engineering Dinner", UNMC Today, July 27, 2007
  5. "Surgical Education Technologies Highlight CAST Symposium", UNMC Today, July 26, 2007
  6. "Surgical-Robot Collaborator Finalist for International Award", UNMC Today, July 20, 2007
  7. "Small Companies May Add to Da Vinci’s Efficacy", Medical Robotics, July 19, 2007
  8. "Turning Surgery Inside Out", Economist.com, June 7, 2007
  9. "Highway Work Zones: Smart and Smarter", Better Roads Magazine, June 2007
  10. "Before They Did Their Research, They Did Their Research", Research Innovation, University of Nebraska, 2006
  11. "UNMC Receives Record $5.4 Million in Congressional Appropriations", UNMC Today, October 2, 2006
  12. "NU Surgical Robots in Underwater Expedition", Engineering Nebraska Magazine, Summer 2006
  13. "Robots for Microscopic Surgery", Nebraska Blueprint, Spring 2006
  14. "Senator Nelson Gets Debriefing on Mini-Robots", UNMC Today, May 11, 2006
  15. "NU Robots Designed to Train Doctors to Operate in Outer Space", Lincoln Journal Star, April 17, 2006
  16. "NU's Surgical Robots in 18-day Aquanaut Expedition", UNMC Today, April 2006
  17. "NU Robots in 18-day Expedition", The Scarlet, April 13, 2006
  18. "Pioneers: Robotic Surgery", CNN, November 2005
  19. "Mini-Robots Lend Helping Hand in UNMC Surgery", Daily Nebraskan, November 1, 2005
  20. "Tiny Robots for Remote Surgery", MedGadget Internet Journal of Emerging Medical Technologies, October 27, 2005
  21. "Your New Surgeon? Dr. Robot", CBS News, October 27, 2005
  22. "Robots May Allow Surgery in Space", USA Today, October 26, 2005
  23. "UNMC, UNL Team Up To Develop Tiny Robots That Have Potential to Change the Future of Surgery", UNMC Public Affairs, October 24, 2005
  24. "Tiny In Vivo Robots to Aid Surgeons", UNMC Today, October 14, 2005
  25. "Congressman Osborne Visits UNMC Campus", UNMC Today, August 16, 2005
  26. "Paths to Progress, 2005", Better Roads Magazine, December 2004
  27. "Technology Watch: Robotic Cones and Barrels Could Automate Workzone Traffic Control Set Up", The Road Builder, Fall/Winter 2004
  28. "The Air Up There: Nebraska Engineering Professors Make Bold Contributions to Space Research", Engineering @ Nebraska, Fall 2004
  29. "Barrels of Fun", CNN, May 2004
  30. "Robotic Traffic Cones Hit The Road", Technology Science, April 30, 2004
  31. "Robotic Traffic Cones Swarm Onto Highways", NewScientist.com, April 28, 2004
  32. "Robotic Bollards To Take Control", BBC News, April 28, 2004
  33. "UNL Students Design Road Construction Robots", Daily Nebraskan, April 26, 2001

Ph.D. Dissertations

  1. Dumpert, J., December 2009: Towards Supervised Autonomous Task Completion Using an In Vivo Surgical Robot
  2. Lu, S., December 2009: Real-Time Vertical Track Deflection Measurement System
  3. Huang, J., May 2007: Localization and Follow-the-Leader Control of a Heterogeneous Group of Mobile Robots
  4. Rentschler, M., May 2006: In Vivo Abdominal Surgical Robotics: Tissue Mechanics Modeling, Robotic Design, Experimentation, and Analysis
  5. Gao, X., March 2006: Delta Utility Models in Decision-Based Design

Master's Theses

  1. Greisen, C., August 2010: Measurement, Simulation, and Analysis of the Mechanical Response of Railroad Track
  2. Wood, N., December 2008: Design and Analysis of Dexterous In Vivo Robots for NOTES
  3. Lehman, A., December 2007: Miniature In Vivo Robot for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery
  4. Berg, K., December 2007: Robot Design and Abdominal Wall Modeling for In Vivo Surgery
  5. Hogan, C., August, 2007: Design of a System to Measure Vertical Railroad Track Deflection From a Moving Railcar for Implementation to Dynamic Railcar Simulation
  6. Hawks, J., May 2007: Navigation of a Building Wall Using a Tethered Robot System
  7. McVey, B., May 2006: A Nonlinear Approach to Measurement of Vertical Track Deflection From a Moving Railcar
  8. Zhang, G., December 2005: GPS and Odometry Data Fusion Application in Mobile Robot Navigation
  9. Paulsen, G., May 2005: Design, Development, and Control of the Cliff-Bot System
  10. Dumpert, J., August 2004: Hardware and Software Design for a System of Autonomous Highway Safety Markers
  11. Hadzialic, A., August 2004: Toward An In Vivo Mobile Imaging System)
  12. Norman, C., May 2004: Measurement of Track Modulus From A Moving Railcar
  13. Platt, S., August 2003: Electric Power Generation Within Orthopaedic Implants Using Piezoelectric Ceramics
  14. Qadi, A., August 2003: DVSST: Design and Implementation of a Dynamic Voltage Scaling Algorithm for Sporadic Tasks
  15. Shen, X., July 2003: Control of Robotic Highway Safety Markers
  16. Mumm. E., June 2002: Behavior-Based Control for Cooperative Robotic Planetary Cliff Descent
  17. Meyer, M., May 2002: Measurement of Railroad Track Modulus on a Fast Moving Railcar
  18. Zhang, J., October 2001: Computational Robot Design


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