Microrobotics for medical applications

Owner: Arianna MENCIASSI
Semester: 2
Credits: 3
Start: Feb.3, 2014, 2.30pm, The BioRobotics Institute, Room 3
End: March 2014

Main contents
What changes in the miniature – micro – and nano – domain
Micro-nano components for micromechatronic machines
Microrobot design, propulsion, powering, localization, control
Specific examples coming from the medical field and different approaches followed in the state of the art
From “all inside solutions” to “triggerable solutions”: different physical means for triggering In body therapy

Scheduling
Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24 – 14.30-17.30 (3 hours)
Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb 20, Feb. 27 – 9.30-11.30 (2 hours)
Two additional lectures could be scheduled in the first week of March depending on other course constraints.

Final examination will consist of a written test, to be scheduled in March depending on professor and students availability. In case of difficulties, we could schedule one additional written test for students not able to attend the first scheduled examination.

The material for following the course, consisting of slides, papers and handbook chapters will be uploaded in a Dropbox folder just before or just after the first class.

(Intranet Users Only) can download the course material from this page