Selected Media Coverage

Rene Steenhorst. “‘Robothart’ van siliconen voor mensen.” (16 April 2019)  De Telegraaf. The Netherlands. [AMC]

“Dario: «La prossima sfida sarà il cuore artificiale»” (30 November 2018) Il Terreno. Italy. [SSSA]

“Il ‘padre’ della biorobotica, la sfida futura sono gli organi artificiali come il cuore” (29 November 2018) Ansa. Italy. [SSSA]

Grob, Bart. “Het zachte robothart van Bas.” (16 Maart 2018)  De Vrolijke Frankenstein. The Netherlands. [AMOLF]

Huib de Vries. “Een nieuw hart uit een 3D-printer” (21 February 2018) Reformatorisch Dagblad. The Netherlands. [AMC]

“Trapianti, muscoli artificiali e il resto umano: ecco il primo cuore robotico” (5 December 2017) Il Fatto Guotidiano. Italy. [SSSA]

Filomena Fotia. “Medicina: batterà in Europa il primo cuore “ibrido”, in parte umano e in parte robotico Per approfondire” (5 December 2017) Meteoweb. Italy. [SSSA]

Van Calmthout, Martijn. “Aan tafel met Frankenstein – De gemaakte natuur.” (16 September 2017) Talk show Museum Boerhaave – Nacht van Kunst en Kennis. Leiden, the Netherlands. [AMOLF]

Visscher, Marc-Robin. “Zacht robotisch kunsthart in de maak.” (4 August 2017) Radio show NPO1 Nieuws en Co. The Netherlands [AMOLF]

Press Release

“Sant’Anna school BioRobotics institute among the research partners of EU funded project for a biocompatible total artificial heart” (5 December 2017) Sant’Anna Magazine. [SSSA]

Rob Buiter. “Een zacht robothart.” (27 October 2017) Website AMC. [AMC]

Societal Outreach

Oration Prof. Jolanda Kluin “the road not taken” leerstoel Translational Cardiothoracic Surgery (January 2019) Amsterdam, Netherlands [AMC]

Open day AMOLF. (October 2018) Amsterdam, Netherlands [AMOLF]

Open day Pontedera. (October 2018) Pisa, Italy [SSSA]

International Robotics Festival. (September – October 2018) Pisa, Italy [SSSA]

Open day Livorno. (May 2018) Livorno, Italy [SSSA]

Exhibition at Rijksmuseum Boerhaave. “Frankie – The artificial starfish.” (March – October 2018) Leiden, the Netherlands [AMOLF]

Invited Talks and Colloquia

Jolanda Kluin. “Replacing cardiac structures” (2019) 68th European Society for CardioVascular Surgery Congress. Groningen, The Netherlands [AMC]

Johannes T.B. Overvelde. “Soft Robotic Matter.” (2019) Hyber. Helsinki, Finland. [AMOLF]

Jolanda Kluin. “Engineering the Heart” (2019) Protagoras Symposium, Eindhoven, The Netherlands [AMC]

Matteo Cianchetti. “Soft Robotics Mechanisms – The Fascinating role of fibers” (2019) IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics. Seoul, Korea. [SSSA]

Jolanda Kluin. “Cardiac devices: the good, the bad, the ugly” (2019) Karel V Symposium, Utrecht, The Netherlands [AMC]

Johannes T.B. Overvelde. “Sequential Actuation of Soft Robots by Harnessing Soft Fluidic Networks.” (2019) ICMS Outreach Symposium. Eindhoven, the Netherlands. [AMOLF]

Jolanda Kluin. “Engineering the Heart” (2018) Medisch Spectrum Twente. Enschede, The Netherlands [AMC]

Jolanda Kluin. “Heart valve tissue engineering: a surgeons view” (2018) 1st International Conference of Tissue Engineered Heart Valves. Amsterdam, The Netherlands [AMC]

Jolanda Kluin. “Replacing cardiac structures, a surgeons perspective” (2018) 52nd Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology. Athens, Greece [AMC]

Conference Presentations and Posters

Luuk van Laake, Johannes T.B. Overvelde. “Mechanically Programmable Sequential Actuation of Fluid-driven Soft Actuators.” (2019) APS March Meeting. Boston, United States. Presentation. [AMOLF]

Martina Maselli, Debora Zrinscak, Vanni Magliola, Matteo Cianchetti. “A piezoresistive flexible sensor to detect soft actuator deformation” (2019) IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics. Seoul, Korea. Poster. [SSSA]

Daniele D’Accolti, Debora Zrinscak, Mariangela Manti, Matteo Cianchetti. “Preliminary study on a magnetically driven soft robotic total artificial heart” (2018) National conference of the Italian Group of Bioengineering. Milano, Italy. Poster. [SSSA]

Margherita Brancadoro, Mariangela Manti, Selene Tognarelli, Matteo Cianchetti. “Preliminary experimental study on variable stiffness structures based on fiber jamming for soft robots” (2018) IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics. Livorno, Italy. Presentation. [SSSA]

Organized Workshops

Carlijn Bouten co-organizer session “Curing Heart Valve Disease: Merging Clinical, Biological and Engineering Perspectives.” (September 2018) ISACB conference. Bordeaux, France. [TU/e]

Matteo Cianchetti co-organizer session “Continuum Soft Robotics.” (October 2018) International Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Systems. Madrid, Spain. [SSSA]

Carlijn Bouten co-organizer full workshop. (May 2018) 1st international Heart Valve Tissue Engineering conference. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. [TU/e]

Carlijn Bouten organizer track “Tissue Engineering.” (June 2018) World Conference of Biomechanics. Dublin, Ireland. [TU/e]

Journals

A. Oliveri, M. Maselli, M. Lodi, M. Storace, M. Cianchetti. Model-Based Compensation of Rate-Dependent Hysteresis in a Piezoresistive Strain Sensor. (2018) IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics 66(10). [web] [repository] [pdf] [SSSA]

Conference Proceedings and Other Journals