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2017
Della Santina C., Piazza C., Gasparri G.M., Bonilla M., Catalano M.G., Grioli G., Garabini M., Bicchi A.
The Quest for Natural Machine Motion: An Open Platform to Fast-Prototyping Articulated Soft Robots
IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 24, (no. 1), pp. 48-59
2017
Piazza C., Catalano M.G., Godfrey S.B., Rossi M., Grioli G., Bianchi M., Zhao K., Bicchi A.
The SoftHand Pro-H: A Hybrid Body-Controlled, Electrically Powered Hand Prosthesis for Daily Living and Working
IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 24, (no. 4), pp. 87-101
2017
Tsagarakis N.G., Caldwell D.G., Negrello F., Choi W., Baccelliere L., Loc V.G., Noorden J., Muratore L., Margan A., Cardellino A., Natale L., Mingo Hoffman E., Dallali H., Kashiri N., Malzahn J., Lee J., Kryczka P., Kanoulas D., Garabini M., Catalano M., Ferrati M., Varricchio V., Pallottino L., Pavan C., Bicchi A., Settimi A., Rocchi A., Ajoudani A.
WALK-MAN: A High-Performance Humanoid Platform for Realistic Environments
Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 34, (no. 7), pp. 1225-1259
Article Journal
2016
Piazza C., Della Santina C., Gasparri G.M., Catalano M.G., Grioli G., Garabini M., Bicchi A.
Toward an adaptive foot for natural walking
IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, pp. 1204-1210
Conference Paper Conference
2014
Catalano M.G., Grioli G., Farnioli E., Serio A., Piazza C., Bicchi A.
Adaptive synergies for the design and control of the Pisa/IIT SoftHand
International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, (no. 5), pp. 768-782
Article Journal
All Publications
2022
Capsi-Morales P., Catalano M.G., Grioli G., Schiavon L., Fiaschi E., Bicchi A.
Adaptable Poly-articulated Bionic Hands Enhance both Performance and User’s Perception in Bilateral Amputation: a Case Study
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
Article Journal
2022
Catalano M.G., Pollayil M.J., Grioli G., Valsecchi G., Kolvenbach H., Hutter M., Bicchi A., Garabini M.
Adaptive Feet for Quadrupedal Walkers
IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 38, (no. 1), pp. 302-316
Article Journal
2022
Ozdamar I., Laghi M., Grioli G., Ajoudani A., Catalano M.G., Bicchi A.
A Shared Autonomy Reconfigurable Control Framework for Telemanipulation of Multi-arm Systems
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
2022
Ozdamar I., Laghi M., Grioli G., Ajoudani A., Catalano M., Bicchi A.
A Shared Autonomy Reconfigurable Control Framework for Telemanipulation of Multi-arm Systems
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
Article Journal
2022
Li H., Ford C.J., Bianchi M., Catalano M.G., Psomopoulou E., Lepora N.F.
BRL/Pisa/IIT SoftHand: A Low-Cost, 3D-Printed, Underactuated, Tendon-Driven Hand with Soft and Adaptive Synergies
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 7, (no. 4), pp. 8745-8751
Dissemination
2018
Catalano Manuel G.
Humanoids@Work: robot Avatar per il monitoraggio e l’ispezione dopo un disastro
Be the Bot!, Festival della Robotica, Pisa, Italy
Public Event
2018
Catalano M. G.
Protesi di arto superiore: dalla ricerca avanzata al mondo reale
Cyber Prosthetics, Festival della Robotica 2018, Pisa, Italy
Public Event
2018
Catalano M. G.
Robot and Avatars
RTV38, Firenze, Italy
Media
2017
Catalano M.G.
Soft Robotics from Lab to Industries
ROBOTS: WHAT’S NEXT?, Maker Faire Rome, Roma, Italy
Public Event
2012
Catalano M. G.
Pisa/IIT SoftHand
I Fatti Vostri, Roma, Italy
Media
Scientific Talks
2022
Negrello F., Monteleone S., Garabini M., Grioli G., Bicchi A., Catalano M.G.
Towards Resilient Robots
Robotic Science and Systems (RSS) 2022
Conference
2021
Negrello F., Catalano M.G., Grioli G., Bicchi A.
Ergonomics in Industrial Environment: a User Perspective
Italian Conference in Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Workshop/Symposium
2019
Catalano M. G., Piazza C., Bianchi M., Grioli G., Bicchi A.
Soft robotics technologies to implement human motor control lessons in bionic hands
32nd annual Meeting of the European Musculo Skeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS)
Conference
2018
Catalano M. G.
Connecting hardware & behavior: new opportunities for soft robotic end-effectors
Hands in the Real World, IROS 2018, Madrid, Spain
Workshop/Symposium
2018
Catalano M. G.
Dynamic Morphological Computation: Embodying Control Intelligence in Soft Continuum Robots
Controlling Soft Robots, IROS 2018, Madrid, Spain
Workshop/Symposium
Awards and Achievements
2022
Duz A., Negrello F., Paludo L., Benvenuti D., Palleschi A., Stefanini E., Ierace S., Tsagarakis N., Pallottino L., Bicchi A., Catalano M.G.
Miglior lavoro presentato "Robotic Autonomous Loco-Manipulation For Logistics In Industrial Plants", 4° Conferenza Italiana di Robotica e Macchine Intelliegenti
2018
Laghi M., Maimeri M., Marchand M., Leparoux C., Catalano M., Ajoudani A., Bicchi A.
Best Conference Paper Award (oral presentation category) Finalist
2018
Ciullo A., Catalano M., Bicchi A., Ajoudani A.
Winner of the Best Poster Award
2017
Negrello F., Catalano M., Garabini M., Poggiani M., Caldwell D.G., Tsagarakis N., Bicchi A.
Best Paper (Runner-up) “Design and Characterization of a Novel High-Compliance Spring for Robots with Soft Joints”,
2016
Bicchi A., Catalano M., Bianchi M., Grioli G., Garabini M., Rocchi A., Farnioli E., Marino H., Bonilla M., Piazza C., Della Santina C., Luberto E., Santaera G., Brando A., Bonomo F., Raugi A.
Robotics Grasp and Manipulation Challenge at IROS
Organized Events
2018
Stuart H., Negrello F., Catalano M.G.
Hands in the real world: Connecting End-effector Design, Sensitivity and Behavior