Kamran Shamaei

Senior Robotics System Engineer

Think Surgical Inc.

Journal Publications

1. K. Shamaei, M. Cenciarini, A. A. Adams, K. N. Gregorczyk, J. M. Schiffman, and A. M. Dollar. Biomechanical Effects of Stiffness in Parallel with the Knee Joint during Walking, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62(10): 2389 – 2401,

Monthly Featured Story.

2. K. Shamaei, P. C. Napolitano, A. M. Dollar. Design and Functional Evaluation of a Quasi-Passive Compliant Stance Control Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 22, No.2, pp. 258-268, March 2014.

3. K. Shamaei, M. Cenciarini, A. A. Adams, K. N. Gregorczyk, J. M. Schiffman, and A. M. Dollar. Design and Evaluation of a Quasi-Passive Knee Exoskeleton for Investigation of Motor Adaptation in Lower Extremity Joints, IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, 61(6): 1809 - 1821, Journal Monthly Highlights.

4. K. Shamaei, G. S. Sawicki, and A. M. Dollar. (2013) Estimation of quasi-stiffness of the human hip in the stance phase of walking. PLoS One, 8(12): e81841.

5. K. Shamaei, G. S. Sawicki, and A. M. Dollar. (2013) Estimation of quasi-stiffness of the human knee in the stance phase of walking. PLoS One, 8(3), e59993.

6. K. Shamaei, G. S. Sawicki, and A. M. Dollar. (2013) Estimation of Quasi-Stiffness and Propulsive Work of the Human Ankle in the Stance Phase of Walking. PLoS One, 8(3), e59935.

7. C. Bergeles, K. G. Shamaei, J. J. Abbott, B. J. Nelson, “Single-Camera Focus-Based Localization of Intraocular Devices”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 57, No. 8, August 2010, pp. 2064-2074.

 

 

 

 

Conference Publications

1. K. Shamaei, Y. Che, A. Murali, S. Sen, S. Patil, K. Goldberg, and A. M. Okamura, “A Paced Shared-Control

Teleoperated Architecture for Supervised Automation of Multilateral Surgical Tasks”, Proceedings of IEEE

International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Germany, Hamburg.

2. K. Shamaei, L. H. Kim, and A. M. Okamura, “Design and Evaluation of a Trilateral Shared-Control

Architecture for Teleoperated Training Robots”, proceedings of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology

Conference (EMBC 2015), Italy, Milan.

3. K. Shamaei, M. Cenciarini, A. A. Adams, K. N. Gregorczyk, J. M. Schiffman, and A. M. Dollar, “Effects of

Exoskeletal Stiffness in Parallel with the Knee on the Motion of the Human Body Center of Mass during

Walking”, proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015, in press.

4. K. Shamaei, M. Cenciarini, A. A. Adams, K. N. Gregorczyk, and A. M. Dollar, “Preliminary Investigation of

Effects of a Quasi-Passive Knee Exoskeleton on Gait Energetics”, proceedings of IEEE Engineering in

Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2014), Chicago, USA.

5. K. Shamaei, P. C. Napolitano, and A. M. Dollar, “A Quasi-Passive Compliant Stance Control Knee-Ankle-Foot

Orthosis”, proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR 2013),

Seattle, Washington, USA.

6. K. Shamaei, M. Cenciarini, and A. M. Dollar, “On the Mechanics of the Ankle during the Stance Phase of the

Gait”, Proc. of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2011), Boston.

7. K. Shamaei, A. M. Dollar, “On the Mechanics of the Knee during the Stance Phase of the Gait”, Proc. of the

IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitative Robotics (ICORR 2011), Zurich.

8. C. Bergeles, K. Shamaei, J. J. Abbott, B. J. Nelson, “Wide-Angle Localization of Intraocular Devices from

Focus”, Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009),

October 11 – 15.

9. C. Bergeles, K. Shamaei, J. J. Abbott, B. J. Nelson, “Wide-Angle Intraocular Imaging and Localization”, Proc.

in the International Conference on Medical Image computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI

2009), September 20-24 2009.

10. C. Bergeles, K. Shamaei K, J. Abbott, B. Nelson, “On Imaging and Localizing Untethered Intraocular Devices

with a Stationary Camera”, Proc. of 2008 IEEE Int. Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

(BIOROB 2008), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, October 2008. Finalist for both Best Conference and Best Student

Paper Awards)

11. H. Jahed, A. Tajik, K. Shamaei, S. Rad, “Rapid Prototyping of Starch Based Bone Tissue Engineering

Scaffolds”, International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed 2004), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

September 2004.

12. H. Jahed, A. Tajik, K. Shamaei, S. Rad, “Solid Freeform Fabrication of Starch Based Bone Tissue Engineering

Scaffolds”, 6th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering,

Madrid, Spain, February 2004.

13. H. Jahed, A. Tajik, K. Shamaei, S. Rad, “Rapid Prototyping of Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds”, 8th

International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME), Tehran,

Iran, May 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters

Awards

• A. Junger, K. Shamaei, E. Schwyter, “Electrical Readout”, chapter in “Embedded MEMS Lab”, Micro and Nano

Systems Group, edited by: Grundbacher R., Hotzel J., Wendlandt M., ETH Zurich, summer, 2008.

 

 

 

• ASME Graduate Robot Design, First Place Award, Portland, Oregon, August 2013

• Fonds Marc Birkigt Fellowship, ETH Zurich, 2009. Awarded to top ranked international students of ETH Zurich

• Scholarship for Foreign Students, ETH Zurich, 2007. Awarded to top ranked international students of ETH Zurich

• National Elite Recognition, Iran National Organization of Elites, 2005. Awarded to national academic elite students of Iran

• Honor Student of the Year, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2003-4

• Khwarizmi National First Award (The most prestigious academic award of Iran honored by the president of the country), 2003

 

+1 203 285 9966

kamran.shamaei@yale.edu