Journal publications

L. Fichera, N.P. Dillon, D. Zhang, I. Godage, M.A. Siebold, B.I. Hartley, J.H. Noble, P.T. Russell III, R.F. Labadie, R.J. Webster III,

Through the Eustachian Tube and Beyond: A New Miniature Robotic Endoscope to See into the Middle Ear,

Robotics and Automation Letters 2(3):1488-1494, 2017.

L. Fichera, F. Messina, C. Santoro, G. Pappalardo,

A Python Framework for Programming Autonomous Robots using a Declarative Approach,

Science of Computer Programming 139:35-55, 2017.

A. Acemoglu, L. Fichera, I.E. Kepiro, D.G. Caldwell, L.S. Mattos,

Laser Incision Depth Control in Robot-Assisted Soft Tissue Microsurgery,

Journal of Medical Robotics Research 2(3):174006, 2017.

L. Fichera, D. Pardo, P. Illiano, J. Ortiz, D.G. Caldwell, and L.S. Mattos,

Online Estimation of Laser Incision Depth for Transoral Microsurgery: Approach and Preliminary Evaluation,

International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery 12(1):53-61, 2016.

D. Pardo, L. Fichera, D. Caldwell, and L.S. Mattos,

Learning Temperature Dynamics on Agar-based Phantom Tissue Surface during Single Point CO2 Laser Exposure,

Neural Processing Letters 42(1):55-70, 2015.



K. O'Brien, Z.R. Boyer, C.T. Brolliar, B.G. Mart, T.L. Carroll, L. Fichera

Towards Flexible Steerable Instruments for Office-based Laryngeal Surgery

Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2019.

S. Lin, L. Fichera, M.J. Fulton, R.J. Webster III,

Don't Get Burned: Thermal Monitoring of Vessel Sealing using a Miniature Infrared Camera,

SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, 2017.

L. Fichera, C. Pacchierotti, E. Olivieri, D. Prattichizzo, and L. S. Mattos,

Kinesthetic and Vibrotactile Haptic Feedback Improves the Performance of Laser Microsurgery,

IEEE Haptics Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, 2016.

L. Fichera, D. Pardo, P. Illiano, D.G. Caldwell, and L.S. Mattos,

Feed Forward Incision Control for Laser Microsurgery of Soft Tissue,

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA, 2015.

Finalist for the following awards: Best Conference Paper, Best Student Paper, Best Medical Robotics Paper.

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