Dr. M. Felix Orlando
M. Felix Orlando Assistant Professor felixfee[at]iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
- Medical Robotics:, Real-Time Control of Active Flexible Needle for Percutaneous Intervention
- Disaster Robotics:, Design, Development and Control of Rescue Robots
- Rehabilitation Robotics:, Design and Control of Hand and Leg Exoskeletons using EMG/EEG signal with Touch/Force/Angular sensor
- Human Hand Biomechanics:, Redundancy Resolution of Human Fingers while performing Activities of Daily Living
- Visual Servoing:, Ball Plate Balancing System using Realtime Vision Feedback
- Intelligent Sensors:, Experimental Study
- Virtual Instrumentation:, Signal Processing and Manipulation
Honors and Awards
|Invited Talk on Disaster Robotics||Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), South Korea||Oct 2018|
|GIAN Course on ROBOTIC SYSTEMS MODELING AND CONTROL||11-15 December 2017 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||2017|
|SERB Early Career Research Award||MHRD, Government of India||2017|
|Session Chair - Medical Robotics Session||IEEE/ASME Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand||2018|
|Session Chair - Rehabilitation Robotics Session||IEEE/ASME Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand||2018|
|Session Chair||43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON17), Beijing, China||2017|
|IEEE Member||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers||2014-Pres|
|IEEE RAS Member||IEEE Robotics and Automation Society||2014-Pres|
|ASME Member||American Society of Mechanical Engineers||2014-Pres|
|Session Chair||INDICON 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||2017|
|Session Chair||ICCSCE 2016 IEEE Conference, Penang, Malaysia||2016|
|Board Member of Student Technical Committee||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||2017|
|Session Chair||11th International Conference on "Industrial and Information Systems 2016 (ICIIS2016)||2016|
|Postdoctoral Fellowship||Real-Time Control of Surgical Needles for Percutaneous Intervention||Case Western Reserve University, USA||2015|
|PhD||Electrical Engineering||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India||2013|
|Master of Engineering||Robotics and Human Computer Interaction||Korea Institute of Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology, South Korea||2006|
|Bachelor of Engineering||Instrumentation and Control Engineering||University of Madras, India||2004|
|2017||2019||OC BTech Project||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
- IEEE, Member
- IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Member
- ASME, Member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Introduction to Robotics||EEN-683||Departmental Elective Course||Autumn|
|Applied Instrumentation||EEN-208||EE 2nd Year Core Course||Spring|
|Engineering Analysis and Design||EEN-291||Core Course||Autumn|
|Intelligent Sensors and Instrumentation||EEN-524||MTech Core||Spring|
Projects and Thesis Supervised
|Title of Project||Names of Students|
|Intelligent control of a cane for physically challenged people||Chirayu Asati and Nitika Thurwal|
|Prediction of Needle in Medical Images using Kalman Filtering||Arjun Gupta, Ankur Yadav and Nisha Agarwal|
|Study and Control of a Biped Robot using Intelligent Control||Aayushi Shrivastava|
|Ball Plate Balancing System||Pratik Asai and Nakul|
|Needling System for Cancer Treatment||Aman Malhotra, Prashant Sekar Singh and Krishna|
|Surgical Needle Development.||Aviral Singhi, Ankur Kumar Yadav, Arjun Gupta|
|Index Finger Exoskeleton Control Using Inverse Kinematic Control||Nainee Kumari and Sahiti Bagam|
Research Scholar Groups
|Surender Hans||Robot Control|
|Samsaptak Ghosh||Hand Exoskeleton Control|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Year|
|Percutaneous Needle Intervention Control||Surender Hans||O||2016|
|Hand Exoskeleton Force Control using FPGA Interface||Samsaptok Ghosh||O||2018|
Participation in short term courses
|Couse Name||Sponsored By||Date|
|Modelling and Control of Robots||Mechanical and Industrial Engineering||13/07/2016|
Special Lectures Delivered
|Cooperative Human Finger Motion Analysis and Optimal Design of a Three-Finger Exoskeleton||IIT Roorkee||13/07/2016|
|Introduction of Robotics and Advanced Robotics||College of Engineering Roorkee||15/02/2018|
|Hand Exoskeleton: Design, Control and Redundancy Resolution||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||13/06/2018|
|EMG based Neural Control of Hand Exoskeleton||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||02/05/2012|
|Model Based Control of Robot Manipulators||Coimbatore Institute of Technology||19/12/2017|
|Image Guided Percutaneous Cancer Interventions by Active Flexible Needle||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||13/06/2018|
|Advanced Robotics||Defense Institute of Advance Technology, Pune||05/02/2018|
Refereed Journal Papers
- M. Felix Orlando and Tarun Podder, "Sliding Mode Control of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Active Flexible Needle," Robotica, vol. 36, pp. 1188-1205, May 2018, doi:10.1017/S0263574718000334
- M. Felix Orlando, Laxmidhar Behera, Tomayo Tamei, Tomohiro Shibata, Ashish Dutta and Anupam Saxena," On Redundancy Resolution of the Human Thumb, Index and Middle Fingers in Cooperative Object Translation," Robotica, vol. 35, Sep 2016, pp. 1992-2017, doi:10.1017/S0263574716000680
- M. Felix Orlando, Ashish Dutta, Anupam Saxena, Laxmidhar Behera, Tomoya Tamei and Tomohiro Shibata, “Manipulability Analysis of Human Thumb, Index and Middle Finger in Cooperative 3D Rotational Movements of a Small Object”, Robotica, vol. 31, pp. 797-809, 2013.
- M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, P. Hutapea, Y. Yu, A. Dicker, T. Podder, “Development of Self-actuating Flexible Needle System for Surgical Procedures,” ASME Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 1-2.020945 (Jun 01, 2015) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1138; doi: 10.1115/1.4030221 020945.
- M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, K. Franz, P. Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Zhao, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Control of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Flexible Needle using Multimodal Sensory Feedbacks”, Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 428-434, 2015.
- Y. J. Zhao, B. Kohn, M. Honarwar, M. Felix Orlando, T. Podder, P. Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, “3D Motion Planning for Robot-Assisted Active Flexible Needle Based on Rapidly-Exploring Random Trees”, Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 360-367, 2015.
Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings
- Parmita Mondal, Madhusree Mondal, Samsaptak Ghosh and M. Felix Orlando, "Force Control of an Index Finger Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients", IEEE-ASPCON (Applied Signal Processing Conference), Kolkata, 7-9 Dec, 2018, (Accepted).
- M. Felix Orlando, P. Prem Kumar, Laxmidhar Behera, "Redundancy Resolution of an Index Finger Exoskeleton using Self Organizing Map", IEEE-AIM (Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, 9-12 July 2018, pp. 863-868.
- Aman Malhotra, Prasant Shekar Singh, Krishna and M. Felix Orlando, "Design, Fabrication and Control of a Smart Flexible Needle For Minimal Invasive Surgical Procedures", IEEE-AIM (Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics) 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, 9-12 July 2018, pp. 226-231.
- M. Felix Orlando et al., "Inverse Kinematic Control of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Smart Needle for Percutaneous Intervention", IEEE-TENCON 2017, Penang, Malaysia, 5-8 Nov 2017, pp. 1159-1164.
- M. Felix Orlando, "Development of Closed Loop Coordinated Control of a Robot Guided SMA Actuated Flexible Active Needle with Multimodal Sensory Feedbacks", 43rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics Society, 2017, (IEEE-IECON 17), Beijing, China, 29 Oct - 1 Nov 2017, pp. 2846-2851.
- M. Felix Orlando, Sparsh Gupta, Ankita Puwar, Chetanya Rastogi, Vishrut, Rahul, Avishek, “Classification of Extension and Flexion Positions of Thumb, Index and Middle Fingers using EEG Signal”, 6th IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering (IEEE-ICCSCE 16), Penang, Malaysia, Nov. 25-27, 2016, pp. 298-303.
- M. Felix Orlando, P. Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Closed Loop Control of a Robot Assisted Smart Flexible Needle for Percutaneous Intervention”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Milano, Italy, Aug. 25-29, 2015, pp. 3663-3666.
- M. Felix Orlando, K. Franz, K, Y. Luan, Y. L. Zhao, N. V. Datla, P. Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Development of a coordinated controller for robot-assisted shape memory alloy actuated needle for prostate brachytherapy”, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Chicago, US, Aug. 26-30, 2014, pp. 357-360.
- Y. J. Zhao, M. Felix Orlando, K. Franz, K, N. V. Datla, Y. D. Zhang, T. Podder, P. Hutapea, A. Dicker, Y. Yu, “Path Planning for Robot-Assisted Active Flexible Needle using Improved Rapidly-Exploring Random Tree”, 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS), Chicago, US, Aug. 26-30, 2014, pp. 380-383.
- J. Ngeo, T. Tamei, T. Shibata, M. Felix Orlando, L. Behera, A. Saxena and A. Dutta, “Control of an Optimal Finger Exoskeleton based on Continuous Joint-angle Estimation from EMG signal,” 35th Annual International conference on IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society(IEEE-EMBS), 2013, pp. 338-341.
- M. Felix Orlando, Dutta, A., Saxena, A., Behera, L., Shibata, T., and Tamei, T., 2012, "Hybrid Control of a three finger hand exoskeleton based on EMG and inverse kinematics model," The 30th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), September 17-20, 2012, pp. 1-6.
- M. Felix Orlando, Dutta, A., Saxena, A., Behera, L, Shibata, T, and Tamei, T, 2011, “Design and development of a three finger hand exoskeleton”, The 29th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), Shibaura, September 7-9, 2011, pp. 1-6.
- M. Felix Orlando, H. Akolkar, A. Dutta, A. Saxena and L. Behera, "Optimal design and control of a thumb exoskeleton”, IEEE TENCON, Fukuoka, Japan, 2010. pp. 1492-1497.
- M. Felix Orlando, H. Akolkar, A. Dutta, A. Saxena and L. Behera, "Optimal design and control of a hand exoskeleton”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (IEEE RAM), Singapore, 2010, pp. 72-77.
- M. Felix Orlando and Oh Young Hwan, “Robot arm control using optimized pinch grasp posture based on object shape”, Proc. 37th Korea Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1, 2006, 1929-1930.
Peer Reviewed Extended Abstracts
- M. Felix Orlando, M. Kumar, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Effects of Tissue Interference on Electromagnetic Sensor and Ultrasound Imaging Sensing for Robot Guided Needle Interventions,” Medical Physics, 42,3596, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4925550
- M. Felix Orlando, P. Hutapea, Y. Yu, T. Podder, “Prostate HDR Brachytherapy with Multichannel Robotic System,” Medical Physics, 42,3534, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4925215
- M. Felix Orlando, P. Hutapea, T. Podder, Y. Yu, “Experimental Evaluation of Coordinated Control Scheme of a Robot Guided Active Flexible Needle with US and EM Sensory Feedbacks,” World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC2015), 2015. (Accepted for Oral Presentation).
- T.Podder and M. Felix Orlando, “A Novel Active Flexible Needle for Medical Interventions,” Filed as IP at Case Western Reserve University on 6thFeb 2015.