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Best Student Paper Awarded to Nicolo' Garbin

May. 11, 2018—Congratulations to Nicolò Garbin for the Best Student Paper Award at the International Symposium on Medical Robotics! And congratulations to all the co-authors of the study!

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The STORM Lab at DDW 2017

Jun. 12, 2017—Chicago, IL (May 7-9, 2017)—Members of the STORM lab attended Digestive Disease Week 2017, the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. During the conference, our team gave two poster presentations. Nicolò Garbin and Dennis C. Sohn presented the abstract: “Evaluation of a Novel...

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Federico Campisano presents our paper at Eurosensor 2016

Oct. 6, 2016—STORM Lab PhD student, Federico Campisano, presented our paper: Federico Campisano, Francesco Gramuglia, Imro Dawson, Sarthak Misra, Elena De Momi, Keith Obstein, Pietro Valdastri, “Water Jet Actuation for Ultra-Low Cost Endoscopy: Characterization of Miniature Nozzles Fabricated by Rapid Prototyping” at the 2016 Eurosensor conference in Budapest, Hungary.  

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Dr. Pietro Valdastri and Federico Campisano awarded with Best Application Prize and Overall Winner at the Surgical Robot Challenge 2016

Jun. 28, 2016—June 2016. The STORM Lab HydroJet Team, including  won the Best Overall Award and the Best Application Award at the Surgical Robot Challenge 2016 organized for the Hamlyn Symposium of Medical Robotics at the Imperial College in London. Our low cost platform for gastric cancer screening in low income countries was evaluated by a jury...

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The STORM Lab at RSS 2016

Jun. 21, 2016—STORM Lab PhD student, Addisu Taddese, presented our paper: Addisu Z. Taddese, Piotr R. Slawinski, Keith L. Obstein, Pietro Valdastri, Closed Loop Control of a Tethered Magnetic Capsule Endoscope, at the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems conference in Ann Arbor, MI

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Our design environment for capsule robots was presented at the Robot Makers workshop

Jun. 21, 2016—Our collaborator, Hakan Tunc from the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, presented our project on a design environment for medical capsule robots at the Robot Makers (RoMa) workshop at the 2016 Robotic Science and Systems (RSS) conference in Ann Arbor, MI.    

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