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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
  • 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
  • Virtual Instrumentation:, Signal Processing and Manipulation
Honors and Awards
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AwardInstituteYear
Early Career Research AwardScience and Engineering Research Board, Government of India2017
GIAN Course Approved -- ROBOTIC SYSTEMS MODELING AND CONTROL11-15 December 2017 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee2017
IEEE RAS MemberIEEE Robotics and Automation Society2014-Pres
Session ChairIEEE 6th ICCSCE 2016 Conference, Penang, Malaysia2016
Session Co-Chair11th International Conference on "Industrial and Information Systems 2016 (ICIIS2016)'2016
IEEE MemberInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers2014-Pres
ASME MemberAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers2014-Pres
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Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Postdoctoral FellowshipReal-Time Control of Surgical Needles for Percutaneous InterventionCase Western Reserve University, USA2015
PhDElectrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India2013
Master of EngineeringRobotics and Human Computer InteractionKorea Institute of Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology, South Korea2006
Bachelor of EngineeringInstrumentation and Control EngineeringUniversity of Madras, India2004
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
20172019OC BTech ProjectIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Memberships
  • IEEE, Member
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Member
  • ASME, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Introduction to RoboticsEEN-683Departmental Elective CourseAutumn
Applied InstrumentationEEN-208EE 2nd Year Core CourseSpring
Engineering Analysis and DesignEEN-291Core CourseAutumn
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Index Finger Exoskeleton Control Using Inverse Kinematic ControlNainee Kumari and Sahiti Bagam
Ball Plate Balancing SystemPratik Asai and Nakul
Needling System for Cancer TreatmentAman Malhotra, Prashant Sekar Singh and Krishna
Surgical Needle Development.Aviral Singhi, Ankur Kumar Yadav, Arjun Gupta
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Surender HansRobot Control
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Modelling and Control of RobotsMechanical and Industrial Engineering13/07/2016
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Cooperative Human Finger Motion Analysis and Optimal Design of a Three-Finger ExoskeletonIIT Roorkee13/07/2016
EMG based Neural Control of Hand ExoskeletonIIT Kanpur2 May 2012
Refereed Journal Papers
  1. 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
  2. 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. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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   

  1. 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 (Presented Orally). 
  2. 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 (Presented Orally). 
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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

  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. 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).

Patent

  1. 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.