Publications

Book Chapters

  • Ningbo Yu*, Christoph Hollnagel, Armin blickenstorfer, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “fMRI-Compatible Robotic Interfaces with Fluidic Actuation”, Robotics: Science and Systems IV, MIT Press. Link: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/robotics-2

Journal Publications

  • Ningbo Yu*, Wulin Zou. “Impedance control of a cable-driven SEA with mixed H2/H∞ synthesis”. Assembly Automation, 2017, [Accepted].
  • Ningbo Yu*, Wulin Zou, Wen Tan, Zhuo Yang, “Augmented virtual stiffness rendering of a cable-driven SEA for human-robot interaction”, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, 2017, [Accepted].
  • Ningbo Yu*, Siyi Li, Yingquan Zhao, Kui Wang, Chang Xu, “Design and Implementation of A Dexterous Human-Robot Interaction System based on Haptic Shared Control”, Chin. J. Sci. Instrum., [Accepted], (in Chinese)
  • Ningbo Yu*, Zhuo Yang. “Design and Control of An Active Gravity-Offloading System for Rehabilitation Training of Gait and Balance”, Acta Automatic Sinica (AAS), 42(12), 2016. [in Chinese].
  • Ningbo Yu*, Chang Xu, Huanshuai Li, Kui Wang, Liancheng Wang, Jingtai Liu, “Fusion of Haptic and Gesture Sensors for Rehabilitation of Bimanual Coordination and Dexterous Manipulation”, Sensors 2016, 16, 395.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Yuan Li, Chang Xu, and Jingtai Liu, “Localization and Motion Planning and Control of Mobile Robots with RGB-D SLAM”, J. Syst. Sci. Math. Sci., vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 838–847, 2015. [in Chinese]
  • Natalia Estevez*, Ningbo Yu, Mike Bruegger, Michael Villiger, Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond, Robert Riener, Spyros S. Kollias, “A reliability study on brain activation during active and passive arm movements supported by an MRI-compatible robot”, Brain Topography, vol. 27, pp.731-746, 2014.
  • Bowen Shen, Ningbo Yu*, Jingtai Liu, “Intelligent Scheduling and Path Planning of Warehouse Mobile Robots”, CAAI Transactions on Intelligent Systems, vol. 6, pp. 659-664, 2014. [in Chinese]
  • Ningbo Yu*, Natalia Estevez, Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “fMRI assessment of upper extremity related brain activation with an MRI-compatible manipulandum”, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 447–455, 2011.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Roger Gassert, Robert Riener, “Mutual interferences and design principles for mechatronic devices in magnetic resonance imaging”, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 473–488, 2011.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Christoph. Hollnagel, Armin. Blickenstorfer, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “Comparison of MRI-Compatible Mechatronic Systems with Hydrodynamic and Pneumatic Actuation”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 13, pp. 268-277, 2008.

Conference Publications

  • Zhuo Yang, Yubo Sun, Yuqi Lei, Zhe Wang, Ningbo Yu*, “Realization and Experimental Test of A Body Weight Support Unit for Simultaneous Position Tracking and Gravity Offloading”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2016.
  • Wulin Zou, Zhuo Yang, Wen Tan, Meng Wang, Jingtai Liu, Ningbo Yu*, “Impedance Control of A Cable-Driven Series Elastic Actuator with the 2-DOF Control Structure”, the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, October, 2016.
  • Zhuo Yang, Yubo Sun, Yue Hao, Ningbo Yu, “Active Mass-Offloading with Cable-Driven SEA for Tailored Support to Lower Limb Rehabilitation”, International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (IEEE-ARM), Macau, China, August 2016.
  • Kui Wang, Siyi Li, Chang Xu, Ningbo Yu, “An Extended Kinematic Model for Arm Rehabilitation Training and Assessment”, International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (IEEE-ARM), Macau, China, August 2016.
  • Wulin Zou, Wen Tan, Zhuo Yang, Ningbo Yu*, “Torque Control of a Cable-Driven Series Elastic Actuator Using the 2-DOF Method”, the 35th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Chengdu, China, July 2016.
  • Siyi Li, Yingquan Zhao, Kui Wang, Chang Xu, Ningbo Yu*, “A Dexterous Haptic Interaction Method based on Unity3D and Shared Control”,  the 35th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Chengdu, China, July. 2016.
  • Shirong Wang, Yuan Li, Yue Sun, Xiaobin Li, Ning Sun, Xuebo Zhang, Ningbo Yu*, “A Localization and Navigation Method with ORB-SLAM for Indoor Service Mobile Robots”, IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR), Angkor Wat, Cambodia, June 2016.
  • Chang Xu, Huanshuai Li, Kui Wang, Jingtai Liu, Ningbo Yu*, “A Bilateral Rehabilitation Method for Arm Coordination and Manipulation Function with Gesture and Haptic Interfaces”, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Zhuhai, China, December 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Kui Wang, Yuan Li, Chang Xu, Jingtai Liu, “A Haptic Shared Control Algorithm for Flexible Human Assistance to Semi-autonomous Robots”, the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS), Hamburg, Germany, September 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Zhuo Yang, Wulin Zou. “An Active Gravity-Offload Technology for Astronauts Training in Simulated Micro-/Reduced-Gravity Environments”, the 34th Chinese Control Conference and SICE Annual Conference, Hangzhou, China, July 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Yuan Li, Chang Xu, Jingtai Liu. “Localization and Motion Planning and Control of Mobile Robots with the RGB-D SLAM Algorithm”, the 34th Chinese Control Conference and SICE Annual Conference, Hangzhou, China, July 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Chang Xu, Kui Wang, Zhuo Yang, and Jingtai Liu, “Gesture-Based Telemanipulation of A Humanoid Robot for Home Service Tasks”, the IEEE International Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-CYBER), Shenyang, China, June 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu, Kui Wang, Yuan Li, Chang Xu, Jingtai Liu, “A Haptic Shared Control Approach to Teleoperation of Mobile Robots”, the IEEE International Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-CYBER), Shenyang, China, June 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Wen Tan, Jingtai Liu, “Design and Analysis of a Wrist-Hand Manipulator for Rehabilitation of Upper Limb Dexterous Function”, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, December 2014.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Kui Wang, Jingtai Liu, “Dexterous Haptic Interaction for Functional Rehabilitation and Assessment of the Upper Limb”, the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, December 2014.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Kui Wang, “Dexterous haptic interaction to assess rehabilitation-induced recovery of arm function”, International Conference of Rehabilitation Medical Engineering, Shanghai, May, 2015.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Robert Riener, “A robotic approach to investigate rehabilitation induced recovery of sensorimotor function”, the 32nd Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Xi’an, China, July. 2013.
  • Natalia Estevez*, Verena Klamroth-Marganska, Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond, Michael Villiger, Christoph Hollnagel, Ningbo Yu, Lars Michels, Riener Robert, Spyros Kollias, “Neuroimaging of therapy induced recovery: A longitudinal fMRI study using an MRI-compatible manipulandum (MaRIA)”, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN), Washington, USA, November 2011.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Natalia Estevez, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “fMRI assessment of arm related cortical activation with an MR-compatible manipulandum”, International Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Geneva, Switzerland, June 2010.
  • Natalia Estevez*, Ningbo Yu, Mike Bruegger, Christoph Hollnagel, Michael Villiger, Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond, Roger Gassert, Martin Meyer, Robert Riener, Spyros S. Kollias, “fMRI Assessment of arm related cortical activation with an MR-compatible arm-robot”, the Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (HBM), Barcelona, Spain, June 2010.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Christoph Hollnagel, Peter Wolf, Wolfram Murr, Armin Blickenstorfer, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “Tracking and Analysis of Human Head Motion during Guided fMRI Motor Tasks”, the IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Kyoto, Japan, June 2009.
  • Ningbo Yu*, N. Estevez, Armin Blickenstorfer, Christoph Hollnagel, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “A Pilot fMRI Study with an fMRI-Compatible Robotic Interface”, the European Conference on Technically Assisted Rehabilitation (TAR), Berlin, Germany, March 2009.
  • Christoph Hollnagel*, Ningbo Yu, Peter Wolf, Volker Dietz, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “Layout for a Magnetic Resonance Compatible Stepper (MARCOS) for fMRI Investigation of Gait”, the European Conference on Technically Assisted Rehabilitation (TAR), Berlin, Germany, March 2009.
  • Christoph Hollnagel*, Ningbo Yu, Armin Blickentorfer, Peter Wolf, Volker Dietz, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “A Magnetic Resonance Compatible Stepper (MARCOS) for fMRI Investigation of Gait”, the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Honolulu, USA, April 2009.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Christoph Hollnagel, Armin blickenstorfer, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “fMRI-Compatible Robotic Interfaces with Fluidic Actuation”, Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS), Zurich, Switzerland, June 2008.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Armin Blickenstorfer, Severin Eisner, Wolfram Murr, Syros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “An fMRI-Compatible Manipulandum with Fluidic Actuation”, Automatisierungstechnische Verfahren fuer die Medizin (AUTOMED), Munich, Germany, October 2007.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Wolfram Murr, Armin Blickenstorfer, Spyros S. Kollias, Robert Riener, “An fMRI compatible haptic interface with pneumatic actuation”, the IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), Nordwijk, The Netherlands, June 2007.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Li Qiu, “A mixed H-2/H-infinity control problem with controller degree constraint”, the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), San Diego, USA, December 2006.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Robert Riener, Spyros S. Kollias, “A Simulation and Test Framework for MR-Compatible Actuators”, Gemeinsame Jahrestagung der Deutschen, Oesterreichischen und Schweizerischen Gesellschaften fuer Biomedizinische Technik (BMT), Zurich, Switzerland, September 2006.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Li Qiu, “A LQG Control Problem with Degree and Robustness Constraints”, the 25th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), Harbin, China, August 2006.
  • Robert Riener*, Ningbo Yu, Thomas Villgrattner, “MR-Kompatible Robotik”, Automatisierungstechnische Verfahren fuer die Medizin (AUTOMED), Rostock, Germany, March 2006.
  • Ningbo Yu*, Robert Riener, “Review on MR-Compatible Robotic Systems”, the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), Pisa, Italy, February 2006.