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Manuel Catalano

Researcher
Soft Robotics for Human Cooperation and Rehabilitation
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Top Publications
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
All Publications
2022
Franco L., Tschiersky M., Wolterink G., Barontini F., Poggiani M., Catalano M., Grioli G., Bianchi M., Bicchi A., Rossi S., Prattichizzo D., Salvietti G.
The SoftPro Wearable System for Grasp Compensation in Stroke Patients
Biosystems and Biorobotics, vol. 27, pp. 363-367
Book Chapter Book Series
2021
Lemerle S., Catalano M.G., Bicchi A., Grioli G.
A Configurable Architecture for Two Degree-of-Freedom Variable Stiffness Actuators to Match the Compliant Behavior of Human Joints
Frontiers Robotics AI, vol. 8
2021
Ciullo A., Catalano M., Bicchi A., Ajoudani A.
A Supernumerary Soft Robotic Limb for Reducing Hand-Arm Vibration Syndromes Risks
Frontiers in Robotics and AI
Article in Press Journal
2021
Laghi M., Catalano M., Grioli G., Bicchi A.
A wearable wrist haptic display for motion tracking and force feedback in the operational space
Wearable Technologies
Article Journal
2021
Catalano M.G., Frizza I., Morandi C., Grioli G., Ayusawa K., Ito T., Venture G.
HRP-4 Walks on Soft Feet
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 6, (no. 2), pp. 470-477
Article Journal
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
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
2018
Catalano M. G.
Hands in the real world, from prosthetics to remote avatars
Robotics Jam Session, Pisa, Italy
Workshop/Symposium
2018
Catalano M. G.
Implementing Human Motor Control Lessons in novel technologies for Prosthetic and Rehabilitation
Muscle school: exercise muscle in health and disease (II edition), Pisa, Italy
School (Summer school, ...)
Awards and Achievements
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”,