Publication

Refereed Journal:

  1. H.-Y. Li, I. Paranawithana, L. Yang, T. S. K. Lim, S. Foong, F. C. Ng, and U-X. Tan, “Stable and Compliant Motion of Physical Human-Robot Interaction Coupled with a Moving Environment using Variable Admittance and Adaptive Control,” IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2018 (accepted).
  2. L. Yang, I. Paranawithana, K. Youcef-Toumi, and U-X. Tan, “Automatic Vision-Guided Micromanipulation for Versatile Deployment and Portable Setup,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2017 (accepted).
  3. R. Liu, C. Yuen, T.-N. Do, and U-X. Tan, “Fusing Similarity-based Sequence and Dead Reckoning for Indoor Positioning without Training,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 13, pp. 4197-4207, 2017.
  4. T.-N. Do, R. Liu, C. Yuen, and U-X. Tan, “Personal Dead Reckoning Device via IMU sensor on Upper Torso,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 21, pp. 7600-7608, 2016.
  5. C. Telenko, K. L. Wood, K. Otto, M. R. Elara, S. Foong, K. L. Pey, U-X. Tan, B. Camburn, D. Moreno, and D. Frey, “Designettes: New Approaches to Multidisciplinary Engineering Design Education,” Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 138, no. 2, 2015.
  6. B. Yang, S. Roys, U-X. Tan, M. Philip, H. Richard, R. Gullapalli, and J. P. Desai, “Design, development, and evaluation of a master-slave surgical system for breast biopsy under continuous MRI,” The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 616-630, Jan., 2014.
  7. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Transfer Function Compensation in Gyroscope-free Inertial Measurement Units for Accurate Angular Motion Sensing,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1207-1208, 2012.
  8. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, A. Georgiou, A. E. Sidarta, C. N. Rivere, and W. T. Ang, “A micro motion sensing system for micromanipulation tasks,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 173, no. 1, pp. 254-266, 2012.
  9. B. Yang, U-X. Tan, A. McMillan, R. Gullapalli, and J. P. Desai, “Design and Control of a 1-DOF MRI Compatible Pneumatically Actuated Robot with Long Transmission Lines,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1040-1048, 2011.
  10. U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “A Low-cost Flexure-based Handheld Mechanism for Micromanipulation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no.4, pp. 773-778, Aug., 2011.
  11. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, C. N. Rivere, and W. T. Ang, “Placement of accelerometers for high sensing resolution in micromanipulation,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 167, no. 2, pp. 304-316, 2011.
  12. U-X. Tan, B. Yang, R. Gullapalli, J. P. Desai, “Tri-Axial MRI Compatible Fiber-optic Force Sensor,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 65-74, Feb., 2011.
  13. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, C. Y. Shee, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Compact Sensing Design of a Hand-held Active Tremor Compensation Instrument,” IEEE Sensors Journal, no. 9, vol. 12, pp. 1864-1871, Dec., 2009.
  14. U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Feedforward Controller of Ill-Conditioned Hysteresis using Singularity-Free Prandtl-Ishlinskii Model,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 598-605, Oct., 2009.
  15. U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, F. Widjaja, C. Y. Shee, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Tracking Control of Hysteretic Piezoelectric Actuator using Adaptive Rate-Dependent Controller,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 150, no. 1, pp. 116-123, Mar., 2009.
  16. W. T. Ang, U-X. Tan, H. G. Tan, T. Myo, C. K. Ng, K. L. Koh, and B. S. Cheam, “Design & Development of a Novel Balancer with variable difficulty for Training and Evaluation,” Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, vol. 3, pp. 325-331, 2008.
  17. U-X. Tan, K. C. Veluvolu, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Estimating Displacement of Periodic Motion with Inertial Sensors,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 1385-1388, Aug., 2008.

Refereed Conference:

  1. H.-Y. Li, I. Paranawithana, Z. H. Chau, L. Yang, T. S. K. Lim, S. Foong, F. C. Ng, and U-X. Tan, “Towards to A Robotic Assisted System for Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018 (accepted).
  2. Y. Fan, Y. He, D. Zhang, and U-X. Tan, “Motion Control of Piezo-Driven Stage Via A Chattering-free Sliding Mode Controller With Hysteresis Compensation,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018 (accepted).
  3. I. Paranawithana, L. Yang, K. Youcef-Toumi, and U-X. Tan, “Scene-adaptive fusion of visual and motion tracking for vision-guided micromanipulation in plant cells,” IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018 (accepted).
  4. H.-Y. Li, I. Paranawithana, L. Yang, and U-X. Tan, “Physical human-robot interaction coupled with a moving environment or target: contact and track,” IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018 (accepted).
  5. I. Paranawithana, H.-Yu. Li, L. Yang, T. S. K. Lim, S. Foong, F. C. Ng, and U-X. Tan, “Ultrasound-guided involuntary motion compensation of kidney stones in percutaneous nephrolithotomy surgery,” IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 2018 (accepted).
  6. H.-Y. Li, T. Nuradha, S. A. Xavier, and U-X. Tan, “Towards a compliant and accurate cooperative micromanipulator using variable admittance control,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, 2018 (accepted).
  7. R. Liu, M. Padmal, S. H. Marakkalage, T. Shaganan, C. Yuen, and U-X. Tan, “Localizing heterogeneous access points using similiarity-based sequence,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, 2018 (accepted).
  8. T. Shaganan, R. Liu, C. Yuen, S. H. Marakkalage, M. Padmal, U-X. Tan, “Follow a human using a mobile robot regardless of the walking speed,” IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, 2018 (accepted).
  9. L. Yang, I. Paranawithana, K. Youcef-Toumi, and U-X. Tan, “Self-Initialization and Recovery for Uninterrupted Tracking in Vision-Guided Micromanipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1127-1133, Vancouver, Canada, 2017.
  10. Y. Fan, and U-X. Tan, “Adaptive Rate-Dependent Feedforward Control For Piezoelectric Actuator,” IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 592-597, Xi’an, China, 2017.
  11. R. Liu, C. Yuen, T.-N. Do, Y. Jiang, X. Liu, and U-X. Tan, “Indoor Positioning using Similarity-based Sequence and Dead Reckoning without Training,” IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), pp. 1-5, Sapporo, Japan, 2017.
  12. L. Yang, K. Youcef-Toumi, and U-X. Tan, “Detect-Focus-Track-Servo (DFTS): A Vision-Based Workflow Algorithm for Robotic Image-Guided Micromanipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5403-5408, Singapore, May, 2017.
  13. R. Liu, C. Yuen, T.-N. Do, D. Jiao, X. Liu, and U-X. Tan, “Cooperative Relative Positioning of Mobile Users by Fusing IMU Intertial and UWB Ranging Information,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 5623-5629, Singapore, May, 2017.
  14. T. S. Lembono, J. E. Low, L. S. T. Win, S. Foong, and U-X. Tan, “Orientation Filter and Angular Rates Estimation in Monocopter using Accelerometers and Magnetomer with Extended Kalman Filter,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4537-4543, Singapore, May, 2017.
  15. U-X. Tan, Y. Zhu, C. H. Lee, T. L. Toh, G. K. Sze, S. Tay, D. Wong, and K. L. Pey, “Preliminary study of Integrated Physics and Mathematics Bridging Course,” IEEE EDUCON, pp. 1146-1151, Greece, Apr., 2017.
  16. K. S. Yeo, U-X. Tan, L. Chin, S.-T. Speechley, and A. Athukorala, “Understanding Popular Early Twentieth Century Architectural Painting Schemes in Singapore,” 6th Architectural Paint Research Conference, Mar., 2017.
  17. Y. Fan, and U-X. Tan, “Feedforward Controller With Neural-Network Based Rate-Dependent Model for Piezoelectric-Driven Mechanism,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetic, pp. 1558-1563, Qingdao, China, Dec., 2016.
  18. R. Liu, C. Yuen, T.-N. Do, W. Guo, X. Liu, and U-X. Tan, “Relative Positioning by Fusing Signal Strength and Range Information in a Probabilistic Framework”, IEEE Globecom, pp. 1-6, Dec., 2016.
  19. T.-N. Do, R. Liu, C. Yuen, and U-X. Tan, “Personal Dead Reckoning Using IMU Device at Upper Torso for Walking and Running,” IEEE Sensors, Orlando, USA, Oct., 2016.
  20. L. Yang, K. Youcef-Toumi, and U-X. Tan, “Towards Intelligent Robot Assisted Microscopy: An Uncalibrated Approach for Robotic Vision Guided Micromanipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 5527-5532, Oct., 2016.
  21. Z. Sun, S. Foong, L. Marechal, T. H. Teo, U-X. Tan, and A. Shabbir, “Real-time sensor fault detection and compensation in a passive magnetic field-based localization system,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 1040-1046, 2016.
  22. Y. Fan, H.-Y. Li, L. Yang, and U-X. Tan, “Wide Bandwidth Sensing of Micro Angular Motion,” IEEE International Conference on Manipulation, Automation, and Robotics at Small Scales, pp. 1-6, Jul., 2016.
  23. T.-N. Do, R. Liu, C. Yuen, and U-X. Tan, “Design of an infrastructureless in-door localization device using an IMU sensor,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetic, pp. 2115-2120, Zhuhia, China, Dec., 2015.
  24. I. Paranawithana, W.-X. Yang, and U-X. Tan, “Tracking Extraction of Blastomere for Embryo Biopsy,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp. 380-384, Zhuhai, China, Dec., 2015.
  25. Z. Cheng, S. Foong, D. Sun, and U-X. Tan, “Toward a multi-DOF Balanced Upper Limbs,” IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation, pp. 508-513, Aug., 2015.
  26. K-S. Fu, U-X. Tan, T. H. Teo, G. S. Soh, and K. L. Wood, “Interdisciplinary learning through design activities uniting fundamentals of engineering curriculum,” International Conference on Engineering Design, pp. 329-340, Jul., 2015.
  27. Z. Sun, S. Foong, L. Marechal, T. H. Teo, U-X. Tan, and A. Shabbir, “Using heterogeneous sensory measurements in a compliant magnetic localization system for medical intervention,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 133-138, 2015.
  28. Z. Cheng, S. Foong, D. Sun, and U-X. Tan, “Algorithm for design of compliant mechanism for torsional applications,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 628-633, France, Jul., 2014.
  29. Z. Sun, S. Foong, L. Marechal, T. H. Teo, U-X. Tan, and A. Shabbir, “Design and analysis of a compliant non-invasive real-time localization system for nasogastric intubation,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 1091-1096, France, Jul., 2014.
  30. B. Yang, U-X. Tan, A. McMillan, R. Gullapalli, and J. P. Desai, “Towards the Development of a Master-Slave Surgical System for Breast Biopsy under Continuous MRI,” International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Jun., 2012.
  31. U-X. Tan, and J. P. Desai, “Design and Development of a 2-DOF Miniature Force Sensor for Surgical Procedure,” ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, pp. 459-462, Oct., 2011.
  32. B. Yang, U-X. Tan, A. McMillan, R. Gullapalli, and J. P. Desai, “Design and implementation of a pneumatically-actuated robot for breast biopsy under continuous MRI,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 674-679, Shanghai, China, May 2011.
  33. U-X. Tan, B. Yang, R. Gullapalli, and J. P. Desai, “Design and Development of a 3-Axis MRI-compatible Force Sensor,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2586-2591, Alaska, USA, May, 2010.
  34. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, K. C. Veluvolu, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Real-time estimation and predication of periodic signals from attenuated and phase-shifted sensed signals,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, pp. 1643-1648, Jul., 2009.
  35. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, K. C. Veluvolu, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Identification of accelerometer orientation errors and compensation for acceleration estimation errors,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1232-1237, Kobe, Japan, May, 2009.
  36. U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Design and Development of a Low-cost Flexure-based Handheld Mechanism for Micromanipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4350-4355, Kobe, Japan, May, 2009.
  37. K. C. Veluvolu, U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Adaptive filtering of physiological tremor for real-time compensation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp. 524-529, Feb., 2009.
  38. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, F. Widjaja, and W. T. Ang, “Placement of accelerometers in a hand-held active tremor compensation instrument for high angular sensing resolution,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp. 263-268, Feb., 2009.
  39. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, K. C. Veluvolu, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Physiological tremor sensing using only accelerometers for real-time compensation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp. 474-479, Feb., 2009.
  40. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, F. Widjaja, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Handling light disturbances in a micro motion sensing system and investigation of the system performance,” IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, pp. 463-468, Oct., 2008.
  41. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Compact Sensing Design of a Handheld Active Tremor Compensation Instrument for better Ergonomics,” IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, pp. 276-281, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, Oct., 2008.
  42. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, F. Widjaja, K. C. Veluvolu, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “A study of a hand-held instrument’s angular motion due to physiological tremor in micromanipulation tasks,” IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. 1952-1955, Aug., 2008.
  43. U-X. Tan, F. Widjaja, W. T. Latt, K. C. Veluvolu, C. Y. Shee, C. N. Riviere, and W. T. Ang, “Adaptive Rate-Dependent Feedforward Controller for Hysteretic Piezoelectric Actuator,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 787-792, May, 2008.
  44. W. T. Latt, U-X. Tan, K. C. Veluvolu, J. K. D. Lin, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “System to assess accuracy of micromanipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. 5743-5746, Aug., 2007.
  45. K. C. Veluvolu, U-X. Tan, W. T. Latt, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Bandlimited multiple fourier linear combiner for real-time tremor compensation,” IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), pp. 2847-2850, Aug., 2007.
  46. U-X. Tan, T. L. Win, M. Tanjaya, H. T. Wirawan, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Real-time Disturbance Compensation with Accelerometers & Piezoelectric-driven Mechanism,” IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, pp. 410-415, Florida, USA, Jun., 2007.
  47. U-X. Tan, T. L. Win, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Rate-Dependent Hysteresis Model of Piezoelectric using Singularity Free Prandtl-Ishlinskii Model,” IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, pp. 356-361, Florida, USA, Jun., 2007.
  48. M. Akshay, W. T. Latt, H. G. Tan, U-X. Tan, C. Y. Shee, W. T. Ang, “Design and implementation of a mechatronic device for wrist and elbow rehabilitation,” International convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology, pp. 212-215, Apr., 2007.
  49. U-X. Tan, H. G. Tan, T. Myo, D. G. Zhang, B. S. Cheam, K. L. Koh, and W. T. Ang, “Design and Development of a Novel Balancer with variable Difficulty for Training and Evaluation,” International Convention for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology, pp. 325-331, Singapore, Apr., 2007.
  50. T. L. Win, U-X. Tan, C. Y. Shee, and W. T. Ang, “Design and calibration of an optical micro motion sensing system for micromanipulation tasks,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 3383-3388, Apr., 2007.
  51. U-X. Tan, T. L. Win, and W. T. Ang, “Modeling Piezoelectric Actuator Hysteresis with Singularity Free Prandtl-Ishlinskii Model,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, pp. 251-256, Kunming, China, Dec., 2006