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Please see the Copyright Notice before downloading. Full list of publications in bibtex can be obtained here.

Here is a list of my publications compiled by Google Scholar.

According to Google Scholar, my H-index is 17 (on 6/30/2014)

 

 Journal Articles:
[J40] Alamdari A., Krovi V., "Design of Articulated Leg-Wheel Subsystem by Kinetostatic Optimization", Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2016.  
[J39] Alamdari A., Krovi V., "Design and Analysis of a Cable-Driven Articulated Rehabilitation System for Gait Training", Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 2016. [PDF]
[J38] Alamdari A., Krovi V., "Static Balancing of Highly Reconfigurable Articulated Wheeled Vehicles for Power Consumption Reduction of Actuators", International Journal of Mechanism and Robotic Systems, 2016. [PDF]
[J37] Kumar S., Ahmidi N., Hager G., Singhal P., Corso J., Krovi V., "Surgical Performance Assessment", ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 7-10, September 2015. [PDF]
[J36] Krovi V., "Robotic Surgery: In Safe Hands", Editorial for Special Issue in ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 2, September 2015. [PDF]
[J35] Zhou, X., Jun, S. K., Krovi, V., "A Cable Based Active Vriable Stiffness Module With Decoupled Tension," Journal of Mechanisms Robotics, 2015, doi: 10.1115/1.4029308  
[J34] Sovizi, J.,  Das, S., and Krovi, V., "Random Matrix Approach: Toward Probabilistic Formulation of the Manipulator Jacobian," ASME Journal of Dynamics Systems Measurement and Control, June 2014, In Press. doi: 10.1115/1.4027871 [PDF]
[J33] Zhou, X., Jun, S.K. and Krovi, V., "Tension Distribution Shaping via Reconfigurable Attachment in Planar Mobile Cable Robots," Robotica, Vol. 32 No. Special Issue 02, pp. 245-256, March 2014. doi:10.1017/S0263574713001008 [PDF]
[J32] Eddib, A., Danakas, A., Hughes, S., Erk, M., Michalik, C., Narayanan, M.S.,  Krovi, V. and Singhal, P., "Influence of Morbid Obesity on Surgical Outcomes in Robotic-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery," Journal of Gynecologic Surgery,  Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 81-86, April 2014. doi:10.1089/gyn.2012.0142. [PDF]
[J31] Eddib, A., Hughes, S., Aalto, M., Eswar, A., Erk, M., Michalik, C., Krovi, V. and Singhal, P., "Impact of Age on Surgical Outcomes after Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomies," Surgical Science,  Vol. 5, No. 90-96, March 2014. doi:10.4236/ss.2014.53018. [PDF]
[J30] Chitgar, S.,  Jain, N., Ghomi, A., Danakas, G., Erk, M.,  Narayanan, M.S.,  Krovi, V., Sharma, S., and Singhal, P.,  "Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence after Robot-assisted Gynecologic Surgery," Gynecologic Oncology, Vol. 131, No. 1, pp. 275, Oct. 2013. doi:10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.07.074.  
[J29] Chitgar, S., Ghomi, A., Danakas, G., Erk, M., Narayanan, M.S.,  Krovi, V., Sharma, S., and Singhal, P.,  "Safety and Efficacy of Robot-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery for High Risk and Advanced Stage Endometrial Cancer," Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology , Vol. 20 , No. 6 , S82, Nov. 2013. doi:10.1016/j.jmig.2013.08.264  
[J28] Agrawal, P., Kumar, S., Ryde, J., Corso, J. J., and Krovi, V., "Estimating Dynamics On-the-Fly using Monocular Video For Vision Based Robotics," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, In Press (Available Online), August 2013. doi:10.1109/TMECH.2013.2284235 [PDF]
[J27] A. Eddib, N. Jain, M. Aalto, S. Hughes, A. Eswar, M. Erk, Michalik, C., Marchetti, D., Krovi, V. and  Singhal, P.,  "An analysis of the impact of previous laparoscopic hysterectomy experience on the learning curve for robotic hysterectomy," Journal of Robotic Surgery, pp. 1-5, 2013/02/27 2013. [PDF]
[J26] Jun, S., Narayanan, M., Singhal, P., Garimella, S., and Krovi, V., "Evaluation of robotic minimally invasive surgical skills using motion studies," Journal of Robotic Surgery, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp241-249 September 2013doi:2013.10.1007/s11701-013-0419-y [PDF]
[J25] Narayanan, M.S., Kannan, S., Zhou, X., Mendel, F. and Krovi, V. "Parallel Architecture for Use in Masticatory Studies", International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp.100-122, Feb 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J24] C. P. Tang, P. T. Miller, V. N. Krovi, J.-C. Ryu and S. K. Agrawal, "Differential Flatness-based Planning and Control of a Wheeled Mobile Manipulator -Theory and Experiment", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, accepted, Jul 2010. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J23] Hrishi Shah, Sumit Tripathi, Leng-Feng Lee, and Venkat Krovi, "Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Equations of Motion to Enhance Engineering Education", 2010 ASEE Computers in Education Journal Special Issue: Novel Approaches in Robotics Education, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 2-20. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J22] Lee, L-F, Narayanan, M.S., Kannan, S., Mendel, F. and Krovi, V.N. "Case Studies of Musculoskeletal-Simulation-Based Rehabilitation Program Evaluation", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp.634-638, June 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J21] G. D. White, R. M. Bhatt, C. P. Tang and V. N. Krovi, "Experimental Evaluation of Dynamic Redundancy Resolution in a Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Manipulator", IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 349-357, June 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J20] R. M. Bhatt, C. P. Tang and V. N. Krovi, "Formation optimization for a fleet of wheeled mobile robots - A geometric approach", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 102-120, January 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J19] R. M. Bhatt, C. P. Tang, L.-F. Lee, and V. Krovi, "A Case for Scaffolded Virtual Prototyping Tutorial Case-Studies in Engineering Education", International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp.84-92, January 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J18] Krovi, V. and  Nie, X., "Design of Reconfigurable Coupled-Serial Chain Based Manipulation Assistive Aids," Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Volume 24, No. 3, pp. 345-358, June 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J17] M. J. Del Signore, and V. N. Krovi, "Screw-theoretic analysis models for felid jaw mechanisms", Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 147-159, February 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J16] W. A. Khan, C. P. Tang and V. N. Krovi, "Modular and Distributed Forward Dynamic Simulation of Constrained Mechanical Systems - A Comparative Study", Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 558-579, May 2007. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J15] G. D. White, R. M. Bhatt, and V. N. Krovi, "Dynamic redundancy resolution in a nonholonomic wheeled mobile manipulator", Robotica, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 147-156, March 2007. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J14] C. P. Tang, and V. N. Krovi, "Manipulability-Based Configuration Evaluation of Cooperative Payload Transport by Mobile Manipulator Collectives", Robotica, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 29-42, January 2007. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J13] R. M. Bhatt, and V. Krovi, "DynaFlexPro for Maple," IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 26, No 6, pp 127-138, December 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J12] M. Abou-Samah, C. P. Tang, R. M. Bhatt and V. Krovi, "A Kinematically Compatible Framework for Cooperative Payload Transport by Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulators," Autonomous Robots, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 227-242, November 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J11] C. Jadhav, P. Nair, and V. Krovi, "Individualized Interactive Home-based Haptic Telerehabilitation," IEEE Multimedia Systems Magazine: Haptic User Interfaces in Multimedia Systems, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 2-9, July 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J10] C. P. Tang, R. M. Bhatt, M. Abou-Samah, and V. Krovi, "Screw-Theoretic Analysis Framework for Payload Transport by Mobile Manipulator Collectives," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 169-178, April 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J09] Jun, S., White, G., and Krovi, V., "Kinetostatic Design Considerations for an Articulated Leg-Wheel Locomotion Subsystem," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control, Vol. 128, Issue 1, pp. 112-121, November 2005, doi: 10.1115/1.2168481 [PDF]
[J08] W. A. Khan, V. Krovi, S. K. Saha, and J. Angeles, "Recursive Kinematics and Inverse Dynamics for a Planar 3R Parallel Manipulator," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control, Vol. 127, No. 4, pp. 529-536, December 2005.[BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J07] W. A. Khan, V. Krovi, S. K. Saha, and J. Angeles, "Modular and Recursive Kinematics and Dynamics for Parallel Manipulators," Multibody Systems Dynamics, Springer Netherlands, Vol. 14, No. 3-4, pp. 419-455, November 2005. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J06] X. Nie, and V. Krovi, "Fourier Methods for Kinematic Synthesis of Coupled Serial Chain Mechanisms," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 127, No. 2, pp. 232-241, March 2005. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J05] V. Krovi, G. K. Ananthasuresh, and V. Kumar, "Kinematic and Kinetostatic Synthesis of Planar Coupled Serial Chain Mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 124, No. 2, pp. 143-155, June 2002. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J04] V. Krovi, G. K. Ananthasuresh, and V. Kumar, "Kinematic Synthesis of Spatial R-R Dyads for Path Following With Applications to Coupled Serial Chain Mechanisms", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 123, No. 3, pp. 359-366, September 2001. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J03] V. Krovi, V. Kumar, G. K. Ananthasuresh, and J-M. Vezien, "Design and Virtual Prototyping of Rehabilitation Aids," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 121, No. 3, pp. 456-458, September 1999. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J02] V. Krovi, and V. Kumar, "Modeling and Control of a Hybrid Locomotion System, " ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 121, No. 3, pp. 448-455, September 1999. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[J01] P. Wellman, V. Krovi, V. Kumar, and W. Harwin, "Design of a Wheelchair with Legs for People with Motor Disabilities," IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 4, pp. 343 - 353, December 1995. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
     
 Patents
[P05] Krovi, V., Zhou, X., and Jun, S.-K., "Cable-Based Active Variable Stiffness Module with Decoupled Tension" New Technology Disclosure, STOR Docket No.R-6893, Filed:  April 29, 2014.  
[P04] Krovi, V., Corso, J., Singhal, P., Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Jun, S.-K., and Zhou, X. "Automated Extraction of Surgical Tool Attributes from Monocular Video" New Technology Disclosure, STOR Docket. No. R-6879, Filed:  March 10, 2014.  
[P03] Krovi, V., Singhal, P., Corso, J., Garimella, S., Misra, S., Sathia Narayanan, M., and Kumar, S.,  "Video Based Decision Support and Safety Systems for Robotic Surgery" United States Provisional Patent, Serial Number 61/809,376, STOR Docket No. R-6807, Filed:  April 7, 2013.  
[P02] Krovi, V., Garimella, S., Eddib, A., Singhal, P., Jun, S.K., Sathia Narayanan, M., and Agrawal, P.,  "Automated Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery Skill Assessment" United States Provisional Patent, Serial Number 61/663,301, STOR Docket No. R-6714, Filed:  June 22, 2012.  
[E01] Kumar, V., Wellman, P., and Krovi, V., "Adaptive mobility system," United States Patent 5,513,716. Appl. No.: 239,951,  Filed: May 9, 1994,    Granted: May 7, 1996.  
     
 Book Chapters:
[B13] Alamdari, A., Jun, S.K., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "A Review of Home-based Robotic Rehabilitation," in Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics. Sunil Agrawal. (Eds.), World Scientific  2016.  
[B12] Alamdari, A., and Krovi, V., "A Review of Computational Musculo-skeletal Analysis of Human Lower Extremities," in Human Modeling for Bio-inspired Robotics: Mechanical Engineering in Assistive Technologies. Jun Ueda, Yichi Kurita (Eds.), Elsevier 2016. [PDF]
[B11] Alamdari, A., and Krovi, V., "Statically Balancing Articulated Wheeled Vehicle by Parallelogram-   and Spring-based Compensation," in Dynamic Balancing of Mechanisms and Synthesizing of Parallel Robots. D. Zhang and B. Wei. (Eds.), Springer, October  2015. [PDF]
[B10] Fu, Q., Zhou, X., and Krovi, V., "The Reconfigurable Omnidirectional Articulated Mobile Robot (ROAMeR)," in Khatib, O., Kumar,V., and Sukhatme, G., (Eds.), Experimental Robotics: The 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Springer, ISBN 978-3642285714, April 2014.  
[B09] Gupta, S.K., Bejgerowski, W., Gerdes, J., Hopkins, J., Lee, L.-F., Narayanan, M.S., Mendel, F.C., and Krovi, V., "An Engineering Approach to Utilizing Bio-Inspiration in Robotics Applications," in Biologically Inspired Design, Goel A. K., McAdams D. A., and Stone R. B., (Eds.), Ch. 10 pp. 245-267,  Springer London, 2014,. [PDF]
[B08] X. Zhou, A. Alamdari, and V. Krovi, "Articulated Wheeled Vehicle: Back to the Future?,"  Advances in Mechanisms, Robotics and Design Education and Research, in V. Kumar, S.V. Sreenivasan, J. Schmiedeler and H. Su (Eds.), Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-00397-9, Volume 14, pp 227-238, June 2013. [PDF]
[B07] P. Agrawal, S. Kumar, J. Ryde, J. Corso and V. Krovi, "Estimating Human Dynamics On-The-Fly Using Monocular Video For Pose Estimation," Robotics: Science and Systems VIII, in P. Newman, N. Roy and S. Srinivasa (Eds.), MIT Press, In Press, August 2013.  
[B06] Agrawal, P., Kumar, S., Ryde, J., Corso, J., and Krovi, V.,  "An Optimization Based Framework for Human Pose Estimation in Monocular Videos," in Advances in Visual Computing, Bebis, G., Boyle, R., et al., (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7431, pp. 575-586, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-642-33178-7, July 2012.  
[B05] X. Zhou, C. P. Tang,  and V. Krovi, "Cooperating Mobile Cable Robots: Screw Theoretic Analysis", in Redundancy in Robot Manipulators and Multi-Robot Systems, Springer-Verlag, 2012.  [BIB | RIS]   [PDF]
[B04] R. Xu, P. Agarwal, S. Kumar, V. Krovi, and J. Corso, "Combining Skeletal Pose with Local Motion for Human Activity Recognition," Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, in Perales, F., Fisher, R., and Moeslund, T., (Eds)., Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7378, pp. 114-123, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012. [PDF]
[B03] L-F. Lee,  V. Krovi, "Comparison of Alternate Methods for Distributed Motion Planning of Robot Collectives within a Potential-Field Framework", in Mobile Robots Motion Planning, New Challenges. ISBN 978-3-902613-35-6, June 2008.  [BIB | RIS]   [PDF]
[B02] V. Krovi, and V. Kumar, " Rapid Design and Prototyping of Customized Rehabilitation Aids," Encyclopedia of Microcomputers, Eds. A. Kent and J. G. Williams, Marcel Dekker, New York, September 1999. [Encyclopedia] [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[B01] V. Kumar, T. Rahman, and V. Krovi. "Assistive Devices for People with Motor Disabilities," Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ed. J. G. Webster, March 1999. [Encyclopedia] [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
     
 Invited Journals/Editorials:
[E04] Krovi, V., Goldfarb, M., and Laumond, J.-P.., "Editorial: Focused Section on Anthropomorphism in Mechatronic Systems," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 641-46, Dec. 2009. doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2009.2033594. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[E03] Agrawal, S. K., Krovi, V. and O'Malley, M., "Editorial: Special Section on ASME IMECE ARDC 2006 Machines for Human Assistance and Augmentation," International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp.231-231, Feb. 2008.  doi:10.1177/0278364907085556. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[E02] Agrawal, S. K., and Krovi, V., "Guest Editorial: Introduction to the Focused Section on Biomimetics and Novel Aspects in Robotics," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol.  11, No. 2, pp. 117- 118, April 2006. doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2006.871146. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[E01] Agrawal, S. K., Krovi, V., and O‘Malley, M., "Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Novel Robotics and Control," ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 1-2, March 2006. doi: 10.1115/1.2171717. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
     
 Conference Proceedings:
[C97] Alamdari, A., Krovi, V., "Modeling and Control of a Novel Home-Based Cable-Driven Parallel Platform Robot: PACER," 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Sep.28-Oct.2, 2015, Hamburg, Germany. [PDF]
[C96] Alamdari, A., Krovi, V., "Robotic Physical Exercise and System (ROPES): A Cable-Driven Robotic Rehabilitation System for Lower-Extremity Motor Therapy," Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2015, August 2-5, 2015, Boston, MA. [PDF]
[C95] Alamdari, A., Krovi, V., "Parallel Articulated-Cable Exercise Robot (PACER): Novel Home-Based Cable-driven Parallel Platform Robot for Upper Limb Neuro-Rehabilitation," Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2015, August 2-5, 2015, Boston, MA. [PDF]
[C94] Alamdari, A., Krovi, V., "Active Reconfiguration for Performance Enhancement in Articulated Wheeled Vehicles," 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems Controls Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 22-24, 2014. [PDF]
[C93] Alamdari, A., Sovizi, J., Jun, S.-K., and Krovi, V., "Kinetostatic Optimization for an Adjustable Four-bar Based Articulated Leg-Wheel Subsystem," 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems , September 14-18, 2014, Chicago, IL. [PDF]
[C92] Zhou, X., Jun, S.-K., and Krovi, V., "A Cable Based Active Variable Stiffness Module With Decoupled Tension," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY.  
[C91] Kumar, S., and Krovi, V., "Dynamics Based Time-Optimal Path Navigation For a Skid-Steer Robot," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY.  
[C90] Jun, S., Zhou, X., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "Quantitative Methodology for Knee Exoskeleton Design," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY.  
[C89] Jun, S.., Zhou, X., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "Compliant Knee Exoskeleton Design: Parallel Coupled Compliant Plate (PCCP) Mechanism and Pennate Elastic Band (PEB) Spring," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY.  
[C88] Sovizi, J., Alamdari, A., Narayanan, M.S., and Krovi, V., "Random Matrix Based Input Shaping Control of Uncertain Parallel Manipulators," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY. [PDF]
[C87] Sovizi, J., Rai, R., and Krovi, V., "3D Face Recognition Under Isometric Expression Deformations," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY. [PDF]
[C86] Alamdari, A., Sovizi, J., and Krovi, V., "Enhanced Full-State Estimation and Dynamic-Model-Based Prediction For Road-Vehicles," Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2014, August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, NY. [PDF]
[C85] Zhou, X., Jun, S., and Krovi, V., "Stiffness Modulation Exploiting Configuration Redundancy in Mobile Cable Robots," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, May 29- June 6, 2014.  
[C84] Sovizi, J., Alamdari, A., Das, S., and Krovi, V., "Random Matrix Based Uncertainty Model for Complex Robotic Systems," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, May 29- June 6, 2014. [PDF]
[C83] Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Singhal, P., Corso, J., and Krovi, V., "Surgical Tool Attributes from Monocular Video," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, May 29- June 6, 2014. [PDF]
[C82] Sovizi, J., Alamdari, A., and Krovi, V., "A Random Matrix Approach to Manipulator Jacobian," 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems Controls Conference, Palo Alto, CA, October 21-23, 2013. [PDF]
[C81] Narayanan, M.S., and Krovi, V., "Design of Input Shaping Control for Parallel Manipulators," 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems Controls Conference, Palo Alto, CA, October 21-23, 2013. [PDF]
[C80] Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Singhal, P., Corso, J., and Krovi, V., "Product of Tracking Experts for Surgical Tool Visual Tracking," 2013 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Wisconsin, MA, August 17-21 2013. [PDF]
[C79] Sovizi, J., and Krovi, V., "Uncertainty Characterization in Serial and Parallel Manipulators Using Random Matrix Theory," 2013 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering Wisconsin, MA, August 17-21 2013. [PDF]
[C78] Jun, S.K, Kumar, S., Zhou, X., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "Automation for Individualization of Kinect-based Quantitative  Progressive Exercise Regimen," 2013 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering Wisconsin, MI, August 17-21 2013. [PDF]
[C77] Jun, S.K, Zhou, X., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "Kinetostatic Design-Refinement of Articulated Knee Braces," Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2013, August 4-7, 2013, Portland, OR. [PDF]
[C76] Alamdari, A., Zhou, X., and Krovi, V., "Kinematic Modeling, Analysis and Control of Highly Reconfigurable Articulated Wheeled Vehicles, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/CIE 2013, August 4-7, 2013, Portland, OR. [PDF]
[C75] Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Garimella, S. MD, Singhal, P. MD,  Corso, J., and Krovi, V.,  "Novel Computer Aided Surgical Workflow Using Video-Based Detection And Assessment Methods," ASME/FDA 2013 1st Annual Frontiers in Medical Devices, September 11-13, 2013, Washington, DC, USA. [PDF]
[C74] Alamdari, A., Herin, R., and Krovi, V., "Quantitative Kinematic Performance Comparison of Reconfigurable Leg-Wheeled Vehicles," Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2013), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 14 - 17 July 2013. [PDF]
[C73] Herin, R., Alamdari, A., and Krovi, V., "Enhancing Personal Electric Vehicles Using Reconfigurable Design," Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR 2013), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, 14 - 17 July 2013. [PDF]
[C72] Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S, Misra, S., Garimella, S., Singhal, P. MD,  Corso, J., and Krovi, V., "Video-based Framework for Safer and Smarter Computer Aided Surgery," 2013 Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, London UK, 22-25 Jun, 2013. [PDF]
[C71] Jun, S.K, Zhou, X., Ramsey, D., and Krovi, V., "A Comparative Study of Human Motion Capture and Analysis Tools," 2nd International Digital Human Modeling Symposium, June 11-13, 2013, Ann Arbor, MI. [PDF]
[C70] Kumar, S., Narayanan, M.S., Misra, S., Garimella, S., Singhal, P., Corso, J.,  and Krovi, V., "Vision based Decision-Support and Safety Systems for Robotic Surgery", 2013 Medical Cyber Physical Systems Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, April 8, 2013.  
[C69] Narayanan, M.S., Zhou, X., Garimella, S., Waz, W., Mendel, F., and Krovi, V., "Data Driven Development of Haptic Models for Needle Biopsy Phantoms", 2012 ASME Dynamic System and Controls Conference, DSCC 2012-8658, Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 17- 19, 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C68] Jun, S.-K., Narayanan, M.S., Eddib, A., MD, Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., "Minimally Invasive Surgical Skill Assessment by Video-Motion Analysis", 2012 5th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2012, London, UK, Jun 30-Jul 2. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C67] Xu, R., Agarwal, P., Kumar, S., Krovi, V., and Corso, J., "Combining Skeletal Pose with Local Motion for Human Activity Recognition",VII Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain, July 11-13, 2012. [PDF]
[C66] Agarwal, P., Kumar, S., Ryde, J., Corso, J., and Krovi, V., "Estimating Human Dynamics On-the-fly Using Monocular Video for Pose Estimation", Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, July 9-13, 2012. [PDF]
[C65] Agarwal, P., Kumar, S., Ryde, J,. Corso, J. and Krovi,  V., "An Optimization Based Framework for Human Pose Estimation in Monocular Videos", International Symposium on Visual Computing (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, July 16-18, 2012. [PDF]
[C64] Jun, S.-K., Narayanan, M.S., Eddib, A., MD, Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., "Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgical Skill Assessment based on Automated Video-Analysis Motion Studies", 2012 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Roma, Italy, Jun 24-28, 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C63] Zhou,  X, Tang, C.-P., and Krovi, V., "Analysis Framework for Cooperating Mobile Cable Robots," 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA '12), Minneapolis, MN, May 14-18 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C62] Jun, S.-K., Narayanan, M.S., Eddib, A., MD, Garimella, S., MD, Singhal, P, MD, and Krovi, V., "Evaluation of Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills using Motion Studies", 2012 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'12) Workshop, College Park, MD, March 20-22, 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C61] Agarwal, P., Kumar, S., Corso, J., and Krovi, V., "Estimating Dynamics on-the-fly using Monocular Video", ASME 2011 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2011-6123, Arlington, VA, October 29-November 31, 2011. [PDF]
[C60] Narayanan, M.S., Singla, P., Garimella, S., Waz, W., and Krovi, V., "Radial Basis Function Network (RBFN) Approximation of Finite Element Models for Real-Time Simulation", 2011 ASME Dynamic System and Controls Conference, DSCC 2011-6154, Arlington, VA, October 31- November 3, 2011. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C59] Ilya, G., Lee, L.-F., and Krovi, V., "A Low-Cost Real-Time Mobile Robot Platform (ArEduBot) to support Project-Based Learning in Robotics & Mechatronics", 2011 2nd International Conference on Robotics in Education (RiE 2011), Vienna, Austria, September 15-16, 2011. [PDF]
[C58] Lee, L.-F., Zhou, X., Krovi, V., "Quantitative Performance Analysis of Haptic Devices with Parallelogram Subsystems", Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference, ASME IDETC/ CIE 2011, DETC 2011-47725, Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2011. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C57] Narayanan, M.S., Zhou, X., Garimella, S., Waz, W., Mendel, F., and Krovi, V., "SIMBiopsies: An Augmented Reality Training SIMulator for Needle Biopsies", 2011 The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, London, UK, June 19-20, 2011. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C56] Fu, Q., Zhou, X., and Krovi, V.,  "The Reconfigurable Omnidirectional Articulated Mobile Robot (ROAMeR)", Proceedings of 12th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Delhi, India, Dec. 18-21, 2010. [PDF]
[C55] Ceusters, W., Corso, J., Fu, Y., Petropoulos, M., and Krovi, V., "Introducing Ontological Realism for Semi-Supervised Detection and Annotation of Operationally Significant Activity in Surveillance Videos," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Semantic Technologies for Intelligence, Defense, and Security, Fairfax, VA, October 27-28, 2010 [PDF]
[C54] Tripathi, S., Shah, H.L., Lee L-F., Krovi, V., "Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Plant Models in Control Education", Proceedings of 3rd Annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Cambridge, MA, September 13-15, 2010. [PDF]
[C53] Shah, H.L., Narayanan, M.S.., and Krovi, V., "CAD-Enhanced Workspace Optimization for Parallel Manipulators: A Case Study", IEEE 2010 Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 21-24, 2010. (CASE Best Poster Award) [IEEEXplore] [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C52] Agarwal, P., Narayanan, M.S.., Lee, L.-F, Mendel, F. C., and Krovi, V., "Simulation-based Design of Exoskeletal Using Musculoskeletal Analysis", Proceedings of ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. (CIE 2010 Best Student Paper Award) [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C51] Narayanan, M.S., Chakravarty, S., Shah, H.L., and Krovi, V., "Kinematic- Static- and Workspace Analysis of a 6- P-U-S Parallel Manipulator", Proceedings of ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C50] Shah, H.L.,  Tripathi, S., Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V., "Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Equations of Motion in Mechanism and Robotics Education," Proceedings of ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. [PDF]
[C49] L-F Lee, M.S. Narayanan, F. Mendel, P. Karam and V. N. Krovi, "Kinematics Analysis of In-Parallel 5 DOF Haptic Device", Proceedings of 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, Canada, July 6-9, 2010. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C48] Yu, K., Lee, L.-F., Tang, C.P., and Krovi, V. N., "Enhanced Trajectory Tracking Control with Active Lower Bounded Stiffness Control for Cable Robot," Proceedings of 2010 International Conference Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, May 3-8, 2010. [PDF]
[C47] Miller, P. T.,  Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V. N., "Output Synchronization for Teleoperation of Wheel Mobile Robot", Proceedings of 2009 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Hollywood, CA, October 12-14, 2009. [PDF]
[C46] Yu, K., Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V. N., "Simultaneous Trajectory Tracking and Stiffness Control of Cable Actuated Parallel Manipulator", Proceedings of 2009 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), San Diego, CA, August 30 -September 2, 2009. [PDF]
[C45] Tang, C.P, Bhatt, R.M., and Krovi, V., "Cooperative Payload Transport by Robot Collectives," Invited Session Paper, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India, August 22-25 2009. [PDF]
[C44] Tang, C. P., Miller, P. T., Krovi, V. N., Ryu, J.-C., and Agrawal, S. K., "Kinematic Control of a Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Manipulator - a Differential Flatness Approach", Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor MI, Oct 20-22, 2008. (Best Presenter, Mobile Robots Session) [PDF]
[C43] Su, H., and Krovi, V., "Decentralized Dynamic Control of a Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulator Collective: A Simulation Study", Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor MI, Oct 20-22, 2008. [PDF]
[C42] Fu, Q., and Krovi, V., "Articulated Wheeled Robots: Exploiting Reconfigurability and Redundancy," Proceedings of 2008 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, October 20-22, 2008. [PDF]
[C41] Lee, L-F, and Krovi, V. "Musculoskeletal Simulation of Optimal Gait Frequency in Biped and Human Locomotion," Proceedings of IEEE BIOROB 2008, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 19-22, 2008.  (BIOROB Best Poster Award) [PDF]
[C40] Narayanan, M.S., Kannan, S., Lee, L-F, Krovi, V., and Mendel F., "Virtual Musculoskeletal Scenario-Testing Case-Studies," Proceedings of 2008 Virtual Rehabilitation, Vancouver, Canada, August 25-27, 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[C39] Naik, A.P., Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V., "Study of Vehicle Dynamics Modeling Fidelity on Haptic Collaboration in Steer-by-Wire Systems," Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2007-41908, Seattle, WA, November 11 -15,  2007. [PDF]
[C38] del Signore, M. J., Bhatt, R.M., and Krovi, V., "A Screw-Theoretic Analysis Framework for Musculoskeletal Systems", accepted for the Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Vol 1, pp. 394-399, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, Sep 10-13, 2006. [PDF]
[C37]

Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V., "Musculoskeletal Simulation Based Optimization of Rehabilitation Program," Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Workshop on Virtual Rehabilitation, pp. 36-41, New York, NY, August 29 -30, 2006. [IEEEXplore]

[PDF]
[C36] Lee, L-F., and Krovi, V., "A Standardized Testing-Ground for Artificial Potential-Field based Motion Planning for Robot Collectives," Proceedings of the 2006 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, pp. 232-239, Gaithersburg, MD, August 21 -23, 2006. [PerMIS'06] [PDF]
[C35] Bhatt, R.M., Tang, C. P., Abou-Samah, M., and Krovi, V., "A Screw-Theoretic Analysis Framework for Payload Manipulation by Mobile Manipulator Collectives," IMECE2005-81525, Proceedings of 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA, November 5-11, 2005. [PDF]
[C34] Bhabrawala, T. S., and Krovi, V., "Shape Recovery from Medical Data Using Extended Superquadrics," Proceedings of the 2005 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, DETC2005-84738, Long Beach, California USA, September 24-28, 2005. [PDF]
[C33] del Signore, M. J., Krovi, V., and Mendel. F., "Virtual Prototyping and Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing for Musculoskeletal System Analysis", accepted for 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Vol. 1, pp.394-399, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, July 29 - August 1, 2005. [IEEEXplore] [PDF]
[C32] Patwardhan, S. S., Bloebaum, C. L., and Krovi, V., "Using Anthropometric Modeling for Optimal Ergonomic Considerations in Automobile Interior Design," Proceedings of the 2005 Digital Human Modeling for Design and Engineering Symposium, Paper No. 2005-01-2718, Iowa City, Iowa, June 14-16, 2005. [PDF]
[C31] Lee, L.-F., Bhatt, R. M., and Krovi, V., "Comparison of Alternate Methods for Distributed Motion Planning of Robot Collectives within a Potential-Field Framework", Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain, April 18 - 22, 2005. [IEEEXplore] [PDF]
[C30] Jun, S. K., and Krovi, V., "Design Considerations for an Articulated Leg-Wheel Locomotion Subsystem," Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, California, November 13 - 19, 2004. [PDF]
[C29] Tang, C. P., and Krovi, V., "Manipulability-Based Configuration Evaluation of Cooperative Payload Transport by Mobile Robot Collectives," Proceedings of the 2004 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computer and Information in Engineeing Conference, Salt Lake City Utah, September 28 - October 2, 2004. [PDF]
[C28] Nowak, C., Krovi, V., and Rae, W., "Flight Data Recorder for an American Football," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, Davis, California, September 13-16, 2004. [PDF]
[C27] Jadhav, C. G., and Krovi, V., "A Low-Cost Framework for Individualized Interactive Telerehabilitation," 26th Annual International Conference in IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), San Francisco, California, September 1-5, 2004. [IEEEXplore] [PDF]
[C26] Bhatt, R. M., Tang, C. P., and Krovi, V., "Geometric Motion Planning and Formation Optimization for a Fleet of Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Robots," Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 26-May 1, 2004. [IEEEXplore] [PDF]
[C25] Tang, C. P., Bhatt, R. M., and Krovi, V., "Decentralized Kinematic Control of Payload Transport by a System of Mobile Manipulators," Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 26-May 1, 2004. [IEEEXplore] [PDF]
[C24] Jadhav, C., Krovi, V., "In-Vivo Estimation of Unknown Upper-Limb Kinematic Parameters", 11th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, (NaCoMM-2003), Delhi, India, December 18-19, 2003. [PDF]
[C23] Khan, W. A., Krovi, V., Saha, S.K., and Angeles, J., "Recursive Kinematics and Inverse Dynamics for Parallel Manipulators", IMECE2003-42868, Proceedings of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Washington D.C., November 15 - 21, 2003. [PDF]
[C22] Nair, P., Jadhav, C., Krovi, V., "Development and Testing of a Low-Cost Diagnostic Tool for Upper Limb Dysfunction," IEEE/RSJ IROS 2003, Proceedings of  2003 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Las Vegas, NV, USA, October 27-31, 2003. [PDF]
[C21] Bhatt, R. M., Tang, C. P., Lee, L.-F. and Krovi, V., "Web-Based Self-Paced Virtual Prototyping Tutorials," DETC2003/CIE-48201, Proceedings of DETC'03 ASME 2003 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Chicago, Illinois USA, September 2-6, 2003. [PDF]
[C20] Jun, S. K., and Krovi, V., "The Smart Car Project: Development and Implementation of a Modular Scaled Testbed," DETC2003/CIE-48258, Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, Illinois, September 2 -6, 2003. [PDF]
[C19] Abou-Samah M. and Krovi, V., "Decentralized Kinematic Control Of Cooperating System Of Mobile Manipulators," IMECE2002-32691, Proceedings of the 2002 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, New Orleans, November 17 - 22, 2002. [PDF]
[C18] Khan, W. A., and V. Krovi, V.,  "Comparison of Two Alternate Methods for Distributed Forward Dynamic Simulation of a Four-Bar Linkage," Proceedings of the NSF Workshop on Fundamental Issues and Future Research Directions for Parallel Mechanisms and Manipulators, Eds. C. M. Gosselin and I. Ebert-Uphoff, Quebec City, Canada, October 3-4, 2002. [PDF]
[C17] Abou-Samah M. and Krovi, V., "Optimal Configuration Selection For A Cooperating System Of Mobile Manipulators," DETC2002/MECH-34358, Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 29 - October 2, 2002. [PDF]
[C16] Nie, X., and Krovi, V., "Passive Reconfigurable Manipulation Assistive Aids," Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 1036-42, Maui, Hawaii, October 29-November 3, 2001. [PDF]
[C15] Nie, X., and Krovi, V., "Design Of Passive Reconfigurable Manipulation Assistive Aids," DETC2001/DAC-21087, Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, September 9-12, 2001. [PDF]
[C14] Pang, Y.-W., and  Krovi, V., "Kinematic Synthesis of Coupled Serial Chain Mechanisms for Planar Path Following Tasks using Fourier Methods," DETC2000/MECH-14188, Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Baltimore, Maryland, September 10-13, 2000. [PDF]
[C13] Pang, Y.-W., and  Krovi, V., "Fourier Methods For Synthesis Of Coupled Serial Chain Mechanisms,"  In 7th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics, Piran-Portoroz, Slovenia, June 26 - June 30, 2000. [PDF]
[C12] Krovi, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Kumar, V., "Kinematic Synthesis of Spatial R-R dyads for Path Following Revisited using the Rotation Matrix Approach," DETC99/DAC-8670, Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12-15, 1999. [PS] [PDF]
[C11] Song, P., Krovi, V., Kumar, V. and Mahoney, R., "Design and Virtual Prototyping of Human-Worn Manipulation Devices," DETC99/CIE-9029, Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12-15, 1999. [PS] [PDF]
[C10] Song, P., Kumar, V., R. Bajcsy, Krovi, V.,  and Mahoney, R., "Design of Human-Worn Assistive Devices for People with Disabilities," Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, pp. 122-128, Stanford, California, July 1-2, 1999. [PDF]
[C09] Krovi, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Kumar, V. "Synthesis of Spatial Two-Link Coupled Serial Chains," DETC98/MECH-5890, Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Atlanta, Georgia, September 13-16, 1998. [PS] [PDF]
[C08] Krovi, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Kumar, V. "Kinetostatic Synthesis of Coupled Serial Chains," DETC98/MECH-5977, Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Atlanta, Georgia, September 13-16, 1998. [PS] [PDF]
[C07] Krovi, V., Haulin, I., Vezien, J-M., Kakadiaris, I., Pito, R., Enciso, R., Kumar, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Bajcsy, R., "Design and Virtual Prototyping of a Rehabilitation Devices," Video Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Leuven, Belgium, May 16-21, 1998.  
[C06] Krovi, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Kumar, V. "Synthesis of Coupled Multi-Link Serial Chain Mechanisms," Proceedings of the 5th National Applied Mechanisms & Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 12-15, 1997. [PS] [PDF]
[C05] Krovi, V., Feehery, P., Heinrichs, T., Ternus, J., and Kumar, V. "Design and Virtual Prototyping of a Head Controlled Feeder," Proceedings of the 5th National Applied Mechanisms & Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 12-15, 1997.   (Winner of the Proctor and Gamble Best Student Paper Award) [PS] [PDF]
[C04] Krovi, V., Kumar, V., Ananthasuresh, G.K., and Vezien J-M. "Design and Virtual Prototyping of Rehabilitation Aids," DETC97/DFM-4361 Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Sacramento, California, September 14-17, 1997. [PS] [PDF]
[C03] Krovi, V.,and Kumar, V., "Optimal Traction Control in a Wheelchair with Legs and Wheels," Proceedings of the 4th National Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, OH, December 10-14 1995, Paper No. AMR-030.  (Winner of the Proctor and Gamble Best Student Paper Award) [PS] [PDF]
[C02] Krovi, V., Wellman, P., and Kumar, V., "Design of a Walking Wheelchair for the Motor Disabled,"  In 4th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Wilmington, DE, June 1994, pp. 125 - 130. [PS] [PDF]
[C01] Wellman, P., Krovi, V., and Kumar, V., "An Adaptive Mobility system for the Disabled," Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Diego, CA, May 8-13 1994, pp. 2006 - 2011.[IEEEXplore] [PDF]
     
     
 Theses/ Dissertations:
[29] Vaqas Arshad, "Determining Subject-Specific Whole Body Center of Mass Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf Devices", M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, July. 2015. [PDF]
[28] Seungkook Jun, "A Home-based Rehabilitation System for Deficient Knee Patients", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, June. 2015. [PDF]
[27] Xiaobo Zhou, "Towards Cooperative Manipulation Using Cable Robots", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, October. 2014. [PDF]
[26] Michael Anson, "Cable-Driven Parallel Manipulators with Base Mobility, A planar case study", M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, June. 2015. [PDF]
[25] "Kinematic and Kinetostatic Subsystem Design for Articulated Legged Wheel Robot", M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2015. [PDF]
[24] Yuvraj Naikavde, "Robotic Surgical Skill Assessment Based on Pattern Classification Tools", M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Aug. 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[23] Priyanshu Agarwal, "Dynamics-based Human Pose Estimation Using Monocular Vision", M. S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, June 2012. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[22] Leng-Feng Lee, "Analysis and Design Optimization of In-Parallel Haptic Devices", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb 2011. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[21] Sumit Tripathi, "Role of Symbolic Computation in Linear and Model-based Controller Development", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep 2010. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[20] Hrishi L Shah, "Kinematic, Dynamic and Workspace Analysis of a Novel 6-DOF Parallel Manipulator", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep 2010. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[19] Chin Pei Tang, "Design and Control Framework for Cooperative Mobile Robot Collectives", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[18] Patrick Thomas Miller, "Output Synchronization for Teleoperation of Robot Manipulators", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb 2009. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[17] Madusudanan Sathia Narayanan, "Analysis of Parallel Manipulator Architectures for Use in Masticatory Studies", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[16] Srikanth Kannan, "Quantitative Analysis Of Masticatory Performance in Vertebrates", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[15] Yao Wang, "Symbolic Kinematics and Dynamics Analysis and Control of a General Stewart Parallel Manipulator", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[14] Hao,Su, "Cooperative Control of Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Manipulator Collectives", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[13] QiuShi Fu, "Kinematics of Articulated Wheeled Robot: Exploiting Reconfigurability and Redundancy", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[12] Kun Yu, "Simultaneous Trajectory Tracking and Stiffness Control of Cable Driven Parallel Manipulator", M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep 2007. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[11] Anand Naik, Role of Vehicle Dynamic Modeling Fidelity with Haptic Collaboration in Steer-By-Wire Systems, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb 2008. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[10] Rajan Bhatt, Towards Modular Cooperation between Multiple Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulators, PhD Dissertation, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb 2007. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[09] Glen White,, Simultaneous Motion and Interaction Force Control of a Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulator, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Jun. 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF]
[08] Michael Del Signore, A Screw-Theoretic Framework for Musculoskeletal System Modeling and Analysis, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2006. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[07] Talib Bhabhrawala, Shape Recovery from Medical Image Data using Extended Superquadrics, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2005. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[06] Leng-Feng Lee, Decentralized Motion Planning within an Artificial Potential Framework (APF) for Cooperative Payload Transport by Multi-Robot Collectives, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2005. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[05] Chetan Jadhav, A Low-Cost Framework for Individualized Interactive Telerehabilitation, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Sep. 2004. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[04] Chin Pei Tang, Manipulability-Based Analysis for Payload Transport by Robot Collectives, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Jun. 2004. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[03] Seung-kook Jun, Kinetostatic Design of an Articulated Leg-Wheel Subsystem, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Jun. 2004. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[02] Pravin Nair, Development of Quantitative Measures for Characterization of Upper Limb Dysfunction, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2004. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]
[01] Rajan Bhatt, Formation Motion Planning for Payload Transport by Modular Wheeled Mobile Manipulators, M.S. Thesis, Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, Feb. 2004. [BIB | RIS] [PDF] [PPS]

 

 Research Posters:
[19] Seung-kook Jun, "Robotic Surgical Skill Assessment using Therbligs-based Motion Studies", 2012 MAE Dept. Graduate Student Research Poster Competition [PDF]
[18] Madusudanan Sathia Narayanan, "Needle Biopsy Simulator using Virtual/ Haptic and Physical Phantoms", 2011 MAE Dept. Graduate Student Research Poster Competition, 2011 CSE Graduate Research Competition [PDF]
[17] Priyanshu Agarwal, "Articulated Body Pose Estimation in Monocular Video", 2011 CSE Graduate Research Competition  (1st place-Best Poster Award), 2011 MAE Dept. Graduate Student Research Poster Competition [PDF]
[16] Madusudanan Sathia Narayanan, "Symbolic Workspace Analysis of a Specialized 6-PUS Parallel Manipulator", 2010 MAE Dept. Graduate Student Research Poster Competition (3rd Place), 2010 SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition [PDF]
[15] Sumit Tripathi, "Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Plant Models in Control Education", 2010 MAE Dept. Graduate Student Research Poster Competition. [PDF]
[14] Hrishi Shah, "Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Plant Models in Robotics Education", 2010 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition. [PDF]
[13] Hrishi Shah, "CAD-Enhanced Workspace Optimization for Parallel Manipulators: A Case Study", 2010 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition, CASE 2010 Conference Poster Competition (Best Poster Award). [PDF]
[12] Leng-Feng Lee, "Musculoskeletal Simulation-based Parametric Study of Optimal Gait Frequency in Biped Locomotion", 2009 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition (1st place), 2009 SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition (3rd place), 2008 BIOROB Conference (Best Poster Award) [PDF]
[11] Leng-Feng Lee, "Musculoskeletal Analysis-based Rehabilitation Programs Refinement", 2008 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition. [PDF]
[10] Chin Pei Tang, "Dynamic Redundancy Resolution and Decoupled Control of a Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Manipulator", 2008 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition. [PDF]
[09] Leng-Feng Lee, "Decentralized Swarming by Robot Collectives", 2007 MAE Dept. Graduate  Student Research Poster Competition (Best Poster),  2007 SEAS Graduate Student Poster Competition (Honorable Mention). [PDF]
[08] Madusudanan Narayanan, ""Virtual Musculoskeletal System- Case Studies for Gross Anatomy", 2007 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[07] Leng-Feng Lee, "Decentralized Motion Planning for Cooperative Payload Transport by Robot Collectives", 2006 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[06] Kun Yu, "Dynamic Control of Wheeled Mobile Robots (WMR)", 2006 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[05] Glenn White, "Motion and Force Control of a Mobile Robot", 2006 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[04] Chin Pei Tang, "A Rate-based Framework for Individualized Biomechanical Calibration", 2006 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[03] Anand Naik, "Haptic Feedback in a Drive-by-Wire System", 2006 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[02] Chin Pei Tang, "Decentralized Kinemaitc Control of Payload Transport by Mobile Manipulator Collectives", 2005 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]
[01] Rajan Bhatt, "Physical Cooperation Between Mobile Manipulator Systems", 2002 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Poster Competition. [PDF]

 

 Clinical Abstracts
[A05] Chitgar, S., Jain, N., Ghomi, A., Danakas, G., Erk, M., Narayanan, M.S, Krovi, V., Sharma, S., Singhal, P., "Safety and Efficacy of Robot- Assisted Gynecologic Surgery for High Risk & Advanced Stage Endometrial Cancer," Poster presentation at The 42nd AAGL Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, November 10-14 2013, Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC.  
[A04] Chitgar, S., Jain, N., Ghomi, A., Danakas, G., Erk, M., Narayanan, M.S, Krovi, V., Sharma, S., Singhal, P.,  "Vaginal Cuff Dehiscence After Robot-Assisted Gynecologic Surgery," Poster presentation at 2013 Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (WAGO) meeting,  June 26-29, 2013 at the W Seattle in Seattle, Washington.  
[A03] A. Eddib, N. Jain, M. Aalto, A. Danakas, M. Erk, C. Michalik, D. Marchetti, V. Krovi, P. Singhal, "Influence of Morbid Obesity on Surgical Outcomes in Robotic Assisted Hysterectomies," Poster presentation at Society of Gynecological Oncologists, National meeting, March 24-27 2012, Austin, TX.  
[A02] Narayanan, M.S., Zhou, X., Garimella, S., Waz, W., Mendel, F., and Krovi, V., "Quantitative Skill Evaluation for Kidney Biopsies", Poster (and Oral) presentation at 2011 American Society of Nephrology Annual Conference, November 8-13 2011, Philadelphia, PA.   
[A01] Narayanan, M.S., Zhou, X., Garimella, S., Waz, W., Mendel, F., and Krovi, V., "SimBiopsies: A Haptic Immersive Virtual Environment Simulator For Percutaneous Renal Biopsies" Poster presentation at American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Conference, Society for Pediatric Research, PAS 2011, April 30 - May 3, 2011, Denver, CO.  
 
 Clinical Abstracts
[IP05] "Quantitative System for Technical Assessment and Training of Skills (STATS) for Surgical Performance," Lecture presentation, City-wide Grand Rounds, Department of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, February 2014.  
[IP04] "Surgical Robotics and Skill Assessment," Lecture presentation, City-wide Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Childrens Hospital of Buffalo, October 2012.  
[IP03] "Surgical Robotics and Skill Assessment," Lecture presentation, City-wide Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital, March 2012.  
[IP02] "Surgical Robotics and Skill Assessment," Lecture presentation, City-wide Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women & Childrens Hospital of Buffalo, October 2011.  
[IP01] "Simbiopses:  A Haptic Immersive Virtual Environment Simulator For Percutaneous Renal Biopsies" Lecture presentation, City-wide Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Women & Childrens Hospital of Buffalo, April 2011.  
 

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