Federico Ongaro joined the University of Twente in 2015 as a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering. He is a member of the Surgical Robotics Laboratory working on the ROBOTAR project. His expertise and interests are in the fields of control engineering, robotics and electromagnetism. Federico received a Masters’ Degree with honors (cum laude) in Automation Engineering from the University of Bologna and a Master’s Degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Tongji University (同济大学). During his studies he was awarded the Almatong scholarship from the University of Bologna.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Pacchierotti, C., Ongaro, F., van den Brink, F., Yoon, C., Prattichizzo, D., Gracias, D. H., & Misra, S. (2018). Steering and Control of Miniaturized Untethered Soft Magnetic Grippers With Haptic Assistance. IEEE transactions on automation science and engineering, 15(1), 290-306. DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2016.2635106
Ghosh, A., Yoon, C., Ongaro, F., Scheggi, S., Selaru, F. M., Misra, S., & Gracias, D. H. (2017). Stimuli-responsive soft untethered grippers for drug delivery and robotic surgery. Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, 3, . DOI: 10.3389/fmech.2017.00007
Ongaro, F., Scheggi, S., Yoon, C., van den Brink, F., Oh, S. H., Gracias, D. H., & Misra, S. (2017). Autonomous Planning and Control of Soft Untethered Grippers in Unstructured Environments. Journal of micro-bio robotics, 12(1-4), 45-52. DOI: 10.1007/s12213-016-0091-1
Ongaro, F., Yoon, C., van den Brink, F., Abayazid, M., Oh, S. H., Gracias, D. H., & Misra, S. (2016). Control of untethered soft grippers for pick-and-place tasks. In S. Krukreja (Ed.), Proceedings of the IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (pp. 299-304). (July; Vol. 2016). Singapore: IEEE Computer Society. DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523642
Ongaro, F., Pacchierotti, C., Yoon, C., Prattichizzo, D., Gracias, D. H., & Misra, S. (2016). Evaluation of an electromagnetic system with haptic feedback for control of untethered, soft grippers affected by disturbances. In S. Kukreja, & L. Masia (Eds.), 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob) (pp. 900-905). IEEE Computer Society. DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523742