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dr.ir. M. Abayazid (Momen)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Momen Abayazid received his M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering at Delft University of Technology 2010 and his PhD in surgical robotics at the University of Twente, 2015. In 2015, Momen Abayazid has been a postdoctoral research fellow Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA, USA. He worked on several projects related to robotic image-guided needle insertion and motion compensation using machine learning. Since 2017 he has been faculty member as an assistant professor in the Robotics and Mechatronics group (RaM). He is involved in different projects related to Robotics for medical applications, Soft Robotics and image-guided interventions. He is also involved in teaching BSc and MSc courses such as Signals, Image processing and computer vision.

 

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NCmEDAMAAAAJ

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/M_Abayazid

Expertise

Needles
Robotics
Feedback
Liver
Endoscopy
Ultrasonics
Tissue
Phantoms

Publications

Recent
Naghibi, H., van Dorp, J. , & Abayazid, M. (2020). Development of a Soft Robotics Diaphragm to Simulate Respiratory Motion. In 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2020 (pp. 140-145). [9224282] (Proceedings of the IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics; Vol. 2020-November). IEEE Computer Society Press. https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob49111.2020.9224282
Mak, Y. X., Lanciano, A. , Stramigioli, S. , & Abayazid, M. (2020). Development of Haptic Approaches for a Head-Controlled Soft Robotic Endoscope. In 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2020 (pp. 1216-1222). [9224351] (Proceedings IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob); Vol. 2020). IEEE Computer Society Press. https://doi.org/10.1109/BioRob49111.2020.9224351
Naghibi, H., Gifari, M. W., Hoitzing, W., Lageveen, J. W. , van As, D. M. M. , Stramigioli, S. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). Development of a multi-level stiffness soft robotic module with force Haptic feedback for endoscopic applications. In 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019 (pp. 1527-1533). [8793584] (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA); Vol. 2019). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2019.8793584
Lenssen, J. A. , Naghibi, H. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). Evaluation of design aspects of modular pneumatic soft robotic endoscopes. In RoboSoft 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (pp. 56-61). [8722749] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ROBOSOFT.2019.8722749
Abayazid, M., Hata, N., Kato, T., Ninni, B., Tokuda, J., Silverman, S. G., & Lu, Z. (2019). Organ motion compensation. (Patent No. Netherlands). https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/c0/d4/07/5138d58bfc559f/US20190117317A1.pdf
Gifari, M. W. , Naghibi, H. , Stramigioli, S. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). A review on recent advances in soft surgical robots for endoscopic applications. International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 15(5). https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.2010
Naghibi, H., Gifari, M. W., Hoitzing, W., Lageveen, J. W., van As, D. M. M. , Stramigioli, S. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). Development of a Multi-level Stiffness Soft Robotics Module with Force Haptic Feedback for Endoscopic Applications. Paper presented at 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019, Montreal, Canada.
Naghibi, H., Hoitzing, W. B. , Stramigioli, S. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). A Flexible Endoscopic Sensing Module for Force Haptic Feedback Integration. In I. Yassine, T. Basha, & A. Eldeib (Eds.), 2018 9th Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference, CIBEC 2018 (pp. 158-161). [8641817] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CIBEC.2018.8641817
Sirmaçek, B. , Abayazid, M. , Naghibi Beidokhti, H. , van der Heijden, F., & Dokter, J. (2019). A DEEP REINFORCEMENT LEARNING NETWORK AS A TRAINABLE CANCER STAGING SYSTEM. Abstract from 25th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics , Vienna, Austria.
Berijanian, M. , Naghibi Beidokhti, H. , Sirmaçek, B. , & Abayazid, M. (2019). Toward patient-specific estimation of hepatic tumors respiratory motion: A finite element-based machine learning approach. Paper presented at 33rd International Conference on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 2019, Rennes, France.
Naghibi, H., Costa, P. A. C. , & Abayazid, M. (2018). A Soft Robotic Phantom to Simulate the Dynamic Respiratory Motion of Human Liver. In BIOROB 2018 - 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (pp. 577-582). [8488115] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2018.8488115
Fahmi, S. , Simonis, F. F. J. , & Abayazid, M. (2018). Respiratory motion estimation of the liver with abdominal motion as a surrogate. International journal of medical robotics and computer assisted surgery, 14(6), [e1940]. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1940
Abayazid, M., Kato, T., Silverman, S. G., & Hata, N. (2018). Using needle orientation sensing as surrogate signal for respiratory motion estimation in percutaneous interventions. International journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery, 13(1), 125-133. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11548-017-1644-z
Spoor, R. J. F. , Abayazid, M. , Siepel, F. J. , Groenhuis, V. , & Stramigioli, S. (2017). Design and evaluation of a robotic needle steering manipulator for image-guided breast biopsy. 4-4. Abstract from 6th Dutch Bio-Medical Engineering Conference 2017, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands.
Araújo, T. , Abayazid, M., Rutten, M. J. C. M. , & Misra, S. (2017). Segmentation and three-dimensional reconstruction of lesions using the automated breast volume scanner (ABVS). International journal of medical robotics and computer assisted surgery, 13(3), [e1767]. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1767
Abayazid, M. , Pacchierotti, C. , Lopes da Frota Moreira, P., Alterovitz, R., Prattichizzo, D. , & Misra, S. (2016). Experimental evaluation of co-manipulated ultrasound-guided flexible needle steering. International journal of medical robotics and computer assisted surgery, 12(2), 219-230. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcs.1680
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). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523642

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Education

Momen Abayazid is involved in teaching BSc and MSc courses such as Signals, Image processing and computer vision. Currently, he is a member of the Educational Quality Committee of Bachelor program of electrical engineering at the University of Twente. 

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Projects

Momen Abayazid  is involved in different projects related to Robotics for medical applications, Soft Robotics and image-guided interventions.

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Carré (building no. 15), room C3607
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Carré  C3607
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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