Publications

  • Hammond III, F. Wu, and H. Asada, “Variable Impedance Pneumatic Structures for Wearable Supernumerary Robotic Devices,” Int. Symposium on Robotics Research, 2015 (Accepted).
  • Degirmenci, F. Hammond III, J. Gafford, C. Walsh, R. Wood, and R. Howe, “Design and Control of a Spherical Five-Bar 3-DOF Wrist for Robotic Microsurgery,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.
  • Hammond, M. Smith, R. Wood. “Estimation of Surgical Needle Shape using Printed Strain Gauges,” Proc. of the 2014 IEEE/EMBS Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Chicago, IL, pp. 6931-6936, 2014.
  • Hammond III, Y. Mengüç, and R. Wood. “Towards a Modular Soft Sensor Embedded Glove for Human Hand Motion and Force Measurement,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Chicago, IL, pp. 4000-4007, 2014.
  • Hammond III, M. Smith, and R. Wood. “Printing Strain Gauges Surgical Instruments for Force Measurement,” Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2014 (Extended Abstract, Three-in-Five Competition Finalist).
  • Hammond III, R. Howe, and R. Wood. “Dexterous High-Precision Robotic Wrist for Micromanipulation,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics, Montevideo, Uruguay, pp. 1-8, 2013.
  • Hammond III, S. Talbot, R. Howe, and R. Wood. “Measurement System for the Characterization of Micromanipulation Motion and Force,” Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2013 (Technical Brief in ASME Journal of Medical Devices vol. 7, no. 3, 2013).
  • Hammond III, R. Kramer, Q. Wan, R. Howe, and R. Wood. “Soft Tactile Sensors for Micromanipulation,” Proc. of 2012 IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 25-32, 2012.
  • Galiana, F. Hammond III, R. Howe, and M. Popovic. “Wearable Soft-Orthotic Device for Post-Stroke Shoulder Rehabilitation: Identifying Misalignments,” Proc. of 2012 IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robotics and Systems, Vilamoura, Portugal, pp. 317-322, 2012.
  • Hammond III, J. Weisz, A. de la Llera Kurth, P. Allen, and R. Howe. “Towards a Design Optimization Method for Reducing the Mechanical Complexity of Underactuated Robotic Hands,” Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 2843-2850, 2012.
  • Hammond III, S. Talbot, R. Wood, and R. Howe. “Data-Driven Design of a Dexterous Robotic Microsurgery System,” Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2012 (Extended Abstract).
  • Hammond III, “Configuring Redundant Robotic Manipulators to Increase Effective Task-Specific Motion Resolution,” Proc. of the 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation, Beijing, China, pp. 34-39, 2011. (Best Paper Award Finalist)
  • Kesner, L. Jentoft, F. Hammond III, R. Howe, M. Popovic. “Design Considerations for an Active Soft Orthotic System for Shoulder Rehabilitation,” Proc. of 2011 Int. Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 8130-8134, 2011.
  • Hammond III. “Task-specific Multiple-Arm Minimally Invasive Surgical Device Design Using Cooperative Kinematic Isotropy Indices,” Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2011.
  • Hammond III, K. Shimada. “Morphological Optimization of Kinematically Redundant Manipulators using Weighted Isotropy Measures,” Proc. of the 2009 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, pp. 2931-2983, 2009.
  • Hammond III, K. Shimada. “Improvement of Redundant Manipulator Task Agility Using Multiobjective Weighted Isotropy-Based Placement Optimization,” Proc. of the 2009 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, Guilin, Guangxi, China, pp. 645-654, 2009.
  • Hammond III, K. Shimada. “Improvement of Kinematically Redundant Manipulator Design and Placement Using Torque-Weighted Isotropy Measures,” Int. Conf. on Advanced Robotics, Munich, Germany, pp. 1-8, 2009.
  • Hammond III, K. Shimada. “Improvement of Manufacturing Work-Cell Layout Design Using Weighted Isotropy Metrics,” Int. Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation, Changchun, China, pp. 3408-3414, 2009. (Best Paper Award Finalist in Automation)
  • Hammond III, K. Shimada, M Zenati. “Design Optimization of Single-port Minimally Invasive Intervention Devices,” ASME Design of Medical Devices Conf., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2009.
  • Lipson, J. Yu, S. Rajaei, K. Emami, S. Kadlecek, M. Ishii, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, F. Hammond, V. Vahdat, W. Gefter, R. R. Rizi. “Differentiation of Vasculopathy from Normal Pulmonary Vasculature Using Hyperpolarized Helium-3 MRI in Humans,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Vahdat, S. Kadlecek, S. Rajaei, J. Yu, K. Emami, J.M. Woodburn, M. Ishii, F. Hammond, R.R. Rizi. “Method for continuous measurement of nuclear para state enrichment in hydrogen gas with applications to hyperpolarized heteronuclear contrast agent,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Auerbach, C. Ballester, F. Hammond III, E. Carine, R. Balderston, D. Elliott (2010). “The effect of implant size and device keel on vertebral compression properties in lumbar total disc replacement,” Transactions of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, CA, February 11-14, 2006.
  • Ishii, J. Yu, V. Vahdat, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, S. Rajaei, K. Emami, F. Hammond, S. Kadlecek, R. R. Rizi. “Diffusion corrected reconstructions of partial pressure of oxygen using polarized gas MRI,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Ishii, S. Kadlecek, J. Yu, S. Rajaei, K. Emami, V. Vahdat, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, F. Hammond, J. S. Petersson, K. Golman, R. R. Rizi. “Detection of Pulmonary Emboli by Hyperpolarized Carbon-13 in Pig Model. ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Ishii, K. Emami, S. Kadlecek, S. Rajaei, J. Yu, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, F. Hammond, V. Vahdat, J. S. Petersson, K. Golman, R. R. Rizi. “Hyperpolarized 13C MRI Cineangiography of Pulmonary Perfusion,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Yu, M. Ishii, S. Kadlecek, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, K. Emami, S. Rajaei, F. Hammond, V. Vahdat, W. Gefter, D. Lipson, T. W. Clark, B.M. Brainard, L. R. Cheatham, R. R. Rizi. “Simultaneous measurements of Regional Alveolar Oxygen Pressure, Oxygen Depletion Rate and Apparent Diffusion Coefficient by Hyperpolarized 3He MRI,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Yu, S. Kadlecek, M. Ishii, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, K. Emami, V. Vahdat, S. Rajaei, F. Hammond, L. R. Cheatham, B. M. Brainard, T. W. Clark, D. A. Lipson, W. B. Gefter, R. R. Rizi. “Nonlinear fitting method for high resolution mapping of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient (ADC) by hyperpolarized 3He,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Yu, K. Emami, M. Ishii, J. MacDuffie Woodburn, S. Rajaei, D. Lipson, V. Vahdat, S. Kadlecek, F. Hammond, T. W. Clark, B. M. Brainard, L. R. Cheatham, W. B. Gefter, R. R. Rizi. “Nonlinear fitting method for the measurements of Regional Alveolar Oxygen Pressure and Oxygen Depletion Rate by Hyperpolarized 3He MRI,” ISMRM, Seattle, Washington, 2006.
  • Kumar, J. Skoch, F. Hammond III, D. Boas, and A. Dunn. “Time resolved fluorescence imaging in diffuse media,” Proc. of the SPIE Conference, vol. 6009, Boston, MA, 2005.