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S. B. Godfrey, Zhao, K., Theuer, A., Catalano, M. G., Bianchi, M., Breighner, R., Bhaskaran, D., Lennon, R., Grioli, G., Santello, M., Bicchi, A., and Andrews, K., The SoftHand Pro: Functional evaluation of a novel, flexible, and robust myoelectric prosthesis, PLOS One, 2018. PDF icon journal.pone_.0205653.pdf (2.82 MB)
C. Piazza, Catalano, M. G., Bianchi, M., Ricciardi, E., Pratichizzo, D., Haddadin, S., Luft, A. R. L., Lambercy, O., Gassert, R., Jakubowitz, E., Van Der Kooij, H., Tonis, F., Bonomo, F., de Jonge, B., Ward, T., Zhao, K., Santello, M., and Bicchi, A., The softpro project: Synergy-based open-source technologies for prosthetics and rehabilitation, in International Symposium on Wearable Robotics, 2018. PDF icon werob2018_softpro_.pdf (2.51 MB)
C. Gabellieri, Tognon, M., Pallottino, L., and Franchi, A., A Study on Force-Based Collaboration in Flying Swarms, in Proc. of Swarm Intelligence, Cham, 2018, pp. 3–15. PDF icon 2018p-gabtogpalfra-preprint.pdf (6.3 MB)
A. Ahluwalia, Misto, A., Vozzi, G., Magliaro, C., Mattei, G., MC, M., AVOGARO, A., and Iori, E., Systemic and vascular inflammation in an in-vitro model of central obesity, PLoS ONE, 2018 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (1003.06 KB)
M. Bianchi, Averta, G., Battaglia, E., Rosales, C., Bonilla, M., Tondo, A., Poggiani, M., Santaera, G., Ciotti, S., Catalano, M. G., and Bicchi, A., Touch-Based Grasp Primitives for Soft Hands: Applications to Human-to-Robot Handover Tasks and Beyond, in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018. PDF icon icra_2018.pdf (4.52 MB)
C. Della Santina, Piazza, C., Grioli, G., Catalano, M. G., and Bicchi, A., Towards Dexterous Manipulation with Augmented Adaptive Synergies: the Pisa/IIT SoftHand 2, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. Early Access, 2018. PDF icon softhand2_tro-ilovepdf-compressed.pdf (2.04 MB)
A. Bicchi, C. Della Santina,, Catalano, M. G., Piazza, C., Grioli, G., and Brando, A., Underactuated robotic hand, 15/7723682018 [Online]. Available:
N. G. Tsagarakis, Negrello, F., Garabini, M., Choi, W., Baccelliere, L., Loc, V. G., Noorden, J., Catalano, M. G., Ferrati, M., Muratore, L., Kryczka, P., E. Hoffman, M., Settimi, A., Rocchi, A., Margan, A., Cordasco, S., Kanoulas, D., Cardellino, A., Natale, L., Dallali, H., Malzahn, J., Kashiri, N., Varricchio, V., Pallottino, L., Pavan, C., Lee, J., A. Ajoudani, Caldwell, D. G., and Bicchi, A., WALK-MAN Humanoid Platform, in The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals: Humanoid Robots To The Rescue, vol. 121, Springer, 2018, pp. 495–548. PDF icon walk-manhumanoidplatform_springer.pdf (3.5 MB)
S. Fani, Ciotti, S., Battaglia, E., Moscatelli, A., and Bianchi, M., W-FYD: a Wearable Fabric-based Display for Haptic Multi-Cue Delivery and Tactile Augmented Reality, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 304 - 316, 2018 [Online]. Available: icon fani2018.pdf (990.54 KB)
G. Mattei, Magliaro, C., Giusti, S., Ramachandran, S. D., Heinz, S., Braspenning, J., and Ahluwalia, A., On the adhesion-cohesion balance and oxygen consumption characteristics of liver organoids, Plos One, 2017 [Online]. Available:
A. Ahluwalia, Allometric scaling in-vitro, Scientific Reports, vol. 7, 2017 [Online]. Available:
Z. Li, Chen, Z., A. Ajoudani, Yang, C., Su, C., and Bicchi, A., Asymmetric Bimanual Coordinate Control of Dual-Arm Exoskeleton Robots for Human Cooperative Manipulations, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 34, no. 1, 2017 [Online]. Available:
I. Herreros, Arsiwalla, X. D., C. Della Santina,, Puigbo, J. - Y., Bicchi, A., and Verschure, P. F. M. J., Cerebellar-Inspired Learning Rule for Gain Adaptation of Feedback Controllers, in IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, 3-6 July 2017 in Valletta, Malta, 2017. PDF icon [PDF] (1.03 MB)
L. Santos, Carbonaro, N., Tognetti, A., Gonzales, R., Fraile, J. C., Turiel, J. P., and De La Fuente, E., Characterization of Hand Movements using a Sensing Glove in Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery, in Proceedings of the second International Conference on Medical Information and Bioengineering, 2017.
A. Ajoudani, Tsagarakis, N. G., and Bicchi, A., Choosing Poses for Force and Stiffness Control, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 2017 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (1.08 MB)
C. Della Santina, Bianchi, M., Grioli, G., Angelini, F., Catalano, M. G., Garabini, M., and Bicchi, A., Controlling Soft Robots: Balancing Feedback and Feedforward Elements, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 75 - 83, 2017 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (1.22 MB)
B. Huang, Li, Z., Wu, X., A. Ajoudani, Bicchi, A., and Liu, J., Coordination Control of a Dual-arm Exoskeleton Robot Using Human Impedance Transfer Skills, IEEE Trans. Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2017 [Online]. Available:
G. Mattei, Magliaro, C., Pirone, A., and Ahluwalia, A., Decellularized Human Liver Is Too Heterogeneous for Designing a Generic Extracellular Matrix Mimic Hepatic Scaffold., Artificial Organs, 2017 [Online]. Available:
F. Negrello, Catalano, M. G., Garabini, M., Poggiani, M., Caldwell, D. G., Tsagarakis, N. G., and Bicchi, A., Design and characterization of a novel high-compliance spring for robots with soft joints, in IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Munich, Germany, 3-7 July 2017, 2017 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (3.85 MB)
S. Mghames, Laghi, M., C. Della Santina,, Garabini, M., Catalano, M. G., Grioli, G., and Bicchi, A., Design, control and validation of the variable stiffness exoskeleton FLExo, in International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), London, UK, 17-20 July 2017, 2017, pp. 539 - 546 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (1.9 MB)
S. Casini, Tincani, V., Averta, G., Poggiani, M., C. Della Santina,, Battaglia, E., Catalano, M. G., Bianchi, M., Grioli, G., and Bicchi, A., Design of an under-actuated wrist based on adaptive synergies, in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017 IEEE International Conference on, 2017, pp. 6679–6686. PDF icon 07989789.pdf (1.08 MB)
S. Casini, Tincani, V., Averta, G., Poggiani, M., C. Della Santina,, Battaglia, E., Catalano, M. G., Bianchi, M., Grioli, G., and Bicchi, A., Design of an Under-Actuated Wrist Based on Adaptive Synergies, in IEEE International Conference of Robotics and Automation, ICRA2017, Singapore, 29 May-3 June 2017, 2017 [Online]. Available: icon [PDF] (5.71 MB)
S. Russo, Nefti-meziani, S., Carbonaro, N., and Tognetti, A., Development of a High-Speed Current Injection and Voltage Measurement System for Electrical Impedance Tomography-Based Stretchable Sensors, TECHNOLOGIES, vol. 5, 2017 [Online]. Available:
T. Fabbri, Simetti, E., Casalino, G., Pallottino, L., and Caiti, A., Distributed Task-priority Based Control in Area Coverage & Adaptive Sampling, in MTS/IEEE Oceans 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland, June 2017, 2017. PDF icon [PDF] (676.07 KB)
E. Luberto, Wu, Y., Santaera, G., Gabiccini, M., and Bicchi, A., Enhancing Adaptive Grasping Through a Simple Sensor-Based Reflex Mechanism , IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1664 - 1671, 2017 [Online]. Available:
C. Della Santina, Piazza, C., Santaera, G., Grioli, G., Catalano, M. G., and Bicchi, A., Estimating Contact Forces from Postural Measures in a class of Under-Actuated Robotic Hands, in IEEE International Conference of Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2017), Vancouver, Canada, September 24–28, 2017, 2017. PDF icon [PDF] (4.13 MB)
G. Averta, C. Della Santina,, Battaglia, E., Ciotti, S., Arapi, V., Fani, S., and Bianchi, M., From humans to robots: The role of cutaneous impairment in human environmental constraint exploitation to inform the design of robotic hands, in Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems and Workshops (ICUMT), 2017 9th International Congress on, Munich, 2017, pp. 179–184. PDF icon averta_et_al_2017.pdf (16.66 MB)
A. S. Gailey, Godfrey, S. B., Breighner, R., Andrews, K., Zhao, K., Bicchi, A., and Santello, M., Grasp Performance of a Soft Synergy-Based Prosthetic Hand: A Pilot Study, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 25, no. 12, pp. 2407 - 2417, 2017 [Online]. Available:
A. Guidi, Greco, A., Felici, F., Leo, A., Ricciardi, E., Bianchi, M., Bicchi, A., Valenza, G., and Scilingo, E. P., Heart rate variability analysis during muscle fatigue due to prolonged isometric contraction, in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2017. PDF icon guidi_et_al.pdf (243.43 KB)
M. L. D'Angelo, Cannella, F., Bianchi, M., D'Imperio, M., Battaglia, E., Poggiani, M., Rossi, G., Bicchi, A., and Caldwell, D. G., An Integrated Approach to Characterize the Behavior of a Human Fingertip in Contact with a Silica Window, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 123-129, 2017 [Online]. Available: