Publications

McCandless M., Perry A., DiFilippo N., Carroll A., Billatos E.,  and Russo S., “A Soft Robot for Peripheral Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy“, in Soft Robotics. Link

McCandless M., Gerald A., Carroll A., Aihara H.,  and Russo S., “A Soft Robotic Sleeve for Safer Colonoscopy Procedures”, in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, doi: 10.1109/LRA.2021.3073651. Link

Wang H., York P., Chen Y., Russo S., Ranzani T., Walsh C., and Wood R.J., “Biologically inspired electrostatic artificial muscles for insect-sized robots”. The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2021. Link

Russo S., 2020. Smart Composites and Hybrid Soft-Foldable Technologies for Minimally Invasive Surgical Robots. In Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery (pp. 323-340). Elsevier. Link

Ranzani T., Russo S., Bartlett W., Wehner M., Wood R.J., “Increasing the Dimensionality of Soft Microstructures through Injection‐Induced Self‐Folding”, Advanced Materials, 2018.
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Becker S., Ranzani T., Russo S., Wood R.J., “Pop-Up Tissue Retraction Mechanism for Endoscopic Surgery”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017. PDF Video

Russo S., Ranzani T., Walsh C.J., Wood R.J., “An additive millimeter-scale fabrication method for soft bio-compatible actuators and sensors”, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2(10), 1700135, 2017. PDF Video_1 Video_2 Video_3

Ranzani T., Russo S., Schwab F., Walsh C.J., Wood R.J., “Deployable stabilization mechanisms for endoscopic procedures”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017. PDF Video

Gafford J., Ranzani T., Russo S., Degirmenci A., Kesner S., Howe R., Wood R.J., Walsh C.J., “Towards Medical Devices with Integrated Mechanisms, Sensors and Actuators via Printed-Circuit MEMS”, Journal of Medical Devices, vol.11, no.1, 011007-011007-12, 2017. PDF

Russo S., Ranzani T., Walsh C.J., Wood R.J., “A soft pop-up proprioceptive actuator for minimally invasive surgery”, The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2016. Best poster award PDF

Ranzani T., Russo S., Walsh C.J., Wood R.J., “A soft suction-based end effector for endoluminal tissue manipulation”, The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2016. PDF

Russo S., Ranzani T., Gafford J., Walsh C.J., Wood R.J., “Soft pop-up mechanisms for micro surgical tools: design and characterization of compliant millimeter-scale articulated structures”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016. PDF

Gafford J., Ranzani T., Russo S., Aihara H., Wood R.J., Walsh C.J., Thompson C., “Snap-On RoboticWrist Module for Enhanced Dexterity in Endoscopy”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016. PDF Video

Russo S., Petroni G., Quaglia C., Niccolini M., Rossi F., Menabuoni L., Pini R., Fortuna D., Dario P., Menciassi A., “ESPRESSO: A novel device for laser-assisted surgery of the anterior eye segment”, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, vol.25, no.2, pp.70-8, 2016. PDF

Quinlivan B., Asbeck A.T., Wagner D., Ranzani T., Russo S., Walsh C.J., “Force Transfer Characterization of a Soft Exosuit for Gait Assistance”, ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2015), 2015. PDF

Russo S., Dario P., Menciassi A., “A Novel Robotic Platform for Laser-Assisted Transurethral Surgery of the Prostate”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol.62, no.2, pp.489-500, Feb. 2015. PDF

Rossi F., Pini R., Menabuoni L., Lenzetti I., Russo S., Menciassi A., Fortuna D., “Robotic consolle for ocular surgery: a preliminary study”, SPIE BiOS International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014. PDF

Russo S., Dario P., Menciassi A., “ASTRO: A Novel Robotic Tool for Laser Surgery of the Prostate”, The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2013. PDF

Russo S., Harada K., Ranzani T., Manfredi L., Stefanini C., Menciassi A., Dario P., “Design of a Robotic Module for Autonomous Exploration and Multimode Locomotion”, in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol.18, no.6, pp.1757-1766, 2013. PDF Video_1 Video_2

Harada K., Russo S., Ranzani T., Menciassi A., Dario P., “Design of Scout Robot as a robotic module for symbiotic multi-robot organisms”, IEEE International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), pp. 511-513, 2011. PDF

Kernbach S., Schlachter F., Humza R., Liedke J., Popesku S., Russo S., Ranzani T., Manfredi L., Stefanini C., Matthias R., Schwarzer C., Girault B., Alschbach P., Meister E., Scholz O., “Heterogeneity for increasing performance and reliability of self-reconfigurable multi-robot organisms”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), workshop on “Reconfigurable Modular Robotics”, San Francisco, 2011. PDF