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Biography

Elahe Abdi is a Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University. She received the B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tehran and the M.Sc. degree in Biomechanical Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2009 and 2012 respectively and the Ph.D. degree in Medical Robotics from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland in 2017.

Dr Abdi has received numerous recognitions including Ph.D. thesis nomination for the EPFL ABB best thesis award, Sanovica two years full fund in 2015 and EPFL Prime Prize for exceptional work in 2013.

Dr Abdi is the director of RoMI Lab.

Research interests

My research interests are in the domain of medical and surgical robotics, human-robot interaction, design of human-machine interface, haptics, control, behavioural studies, application of robotics in neuroscience and soft tissue modelling.

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Research Output 2012 2017

Foot-controlled endoscope positioner for laparoscopy: Development of the master and slave interfaces

Abdi, E., Bouri, M., Olivier, J. & Bleuler, H., 24 Mar 2017, 2016 4th RSI International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM 2016). Koma, A. Y. (ed.). Piscataway, NJ USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 111-115 5 p. 7886826

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Positioning the endoscope in laparoscopic surgery by foot: Influential factors on surgeons' performance in virtual trainer

Abdi, E., Bouri, M., Burdet, E., Himidan, S. & Bleuler, H., 13 Sep 2017, 2017 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Smarter Technology for a Healthier World, EMBC 2017 - Proceedings. IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 3944-3948 5 p. 8037719

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

A meshless method to simulate interactions between large soft tissue and a surgical grasper

Saghaei Nooshabadi, Z., Abdi, E., Farahmand, F., Narimani, R. & Chizari, M., 2016, In : Scientia Iranica. 23, 1, p. 295-300 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

In a demanding task, three-handed manipulation is preferred to two-handed manipulation

Abdi, E., Burdet, E., Bouri, M., Himidan, S. & Bleuler, H., 25 Feb 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 21758.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Third arm manipulation for surgical applications: An experimental study

Abdi, E., Bouri, M., Himidan, S., Burdet, E. & Bleuler, H., 1 Jan 2016, Mechanisms and Machine Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 38. p. 153-163 11 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 38).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review