PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers Published or in press

  • Zhang, X.,, Nelson, C. A., and Oleynikov, D., 2012. "Usability Assessment of Two Different Control Modes for the Master Console of a Laparoscopic Surgical Robot," Journal of Health Engineering, 3(1), PP. 105-123.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2010, "Multiple-Criteria Kinematic Optimization for the Design of Spherical Serial Mechanism Using Genetic Algorithm," ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (Impact factor: 1.103; rank: 18/107), 133(1), PP.011005-011015.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2010, "On the Dynamic Modeling of a Bevel-Geared Surgical Robotic Mechanism," ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 4(4), PP. 041002-041013. Top ten most downloaded articles.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2008, "Kinematic Analysis and Optimization of a Novel Robot for Surgical Tool Manipulation," ASME Journal of Medical Devices, 2(2), pp. 021003.1-021003.8. Top ten most downloaded articles.
  • Nelson, C. A., Zhang, X., Buettner, S., Oleynikov, D., 2009, "Tool Guidance Using a Compact Robotic Assistant," Journal of Robotic Surgery, 3(3), pp. 171-173.
  • Nelson, C. A., Zhang, X., Shah, B. C., Goede, M. R., Oleynikov, D., 2009, "Multipurpose Surgical Robot as a Laparoscope Assistant," Surgical Endoscopy (Impact factor: 3.09, rank: 17/166), 24(7), pp. 1528-1532.
  • Nelson, C. A., Zhang, X., Guthrie, A., 2010, "Automatic Laparoscope Tracking in Minimally Invasive Surgery using Compact Robots," International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 5(Suppl 1), pp. 143-144.
  • Jing, M., and Zhang, X., 2007, "Research on Fault Diagnosis of Diesel Engine Based on ART-BP Neural Network," Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (in Chinese), 4, pp. 412-416.
  • To, C. W., Fu, J., Zhang, X.., 2013, "Analytical Solutions of a Class of Nonlinear Single Degree-of-Freedom Systems to Non-stationary Random Excitations," Journal of Engineering Mechanics,Vol. 139, No. 10.

Journal Articles Under Review

  • X. Zhang, Li, S., J. Zhang, J. Flam, "Eye Gaze-Contingent Interaction Control for Assistive Robots," submitted in Oct. 2012, ASME Journal of Medical Devices.

Conference Articles

  • Li, S., Zhang, X., 2014, "Implicit Human Intention Inference through Gaze Cues for People with Limited Motion Ability," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2014), Aug. 3-6, 2014, Tianjing, China.
  • Li, S., Zhang, X., 2014, "Eye-Movement-based Objective Real-time Quantification of Patient's Mental Engagement in Rehabilitation: A Preliminary Study," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2014), Aug. 3-6, 2014, Tianjing, China.
  • Liu, L., Zhang, X., Li, S., 2014, "Use Context to Understand User's Implicit Intentions in Activities of Daily Living," 2014 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2014), Aug. 3-6, 2014, Tianjing, China.
  • Li, S., Zhang, J., Xue, L., F., J., K., Zhang, X., 2013 "Attention-Aware Robotic Laparoscope for Human-Robot Cooperative Surgery," 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Dec. 12-14, 2013, Shenzhen, China.
  • Zhang, X., Li, S., Zhang, J., Williams, H., 2013, "Gaze Contingent Control for a Robotic Laparoscope Holder," ASME Design of Medical Devices conference, Apr. 8-11, 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Zhang, X., Li, S., Zhang, J., 2012, "Human-robot Interaction Using Gaze Contingent for Promoting Independent Living," BMES 2012 Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-27, Atlanta, GA. ,/li>
  • Zhang, X., Nelson, C., Li, S., Ridley, R., Rukstalis, D., 2012, "A Novel Low Cost Robot for Skill Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug. 12-15, Chicago, IL.
  • Zhang, X., 2012, "Accurate Range Estimation using Terrain Preview for Power Wheelchairs," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug. 12-15, Chicago, IL.
  • Li, S., Zhang, X., Nelson, C., 2012. "A Robot Calibration Method for Minimally Invasive Surgery," ASME Design of Medical Devices, Apr. 12-14, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Zhang, X., Li, S., Roszel, G., 2011. "Sensorless Haptic Feedback in a Surgical Robot for Telesurgery," ASME Design of Medical Devices, Apr. 12-14, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Zhang, X., Chin, W. J., Seow, C. W., Nakamura, A., Head, M., Farritor, S. M., Oleynikov, D., Nelson, C. A., 2011. "Multifunction Robotic Platform for Natural Orifice Surgery," Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 18, Feb. 8-12, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Zhang, X., Seow, C. W., Chin, W. J., Nakamura, A., Head, M., Farritor, S. M., Oleynikov, D., Nelson, C. A., 2010. "Robotic Multifunction Tools for Natural Orifice Surgery," American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Oct. 3-7, Washington, DC.
  • Nelson C., Zhang X., and Guthrie A., 2010, "Automatic Laparoscope Tracking in Minimally Invasive Surgery Using Compact Robots," Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 24th International Congress and Exhibition, Jun. 23-26, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Zhang, X., Nelson, C. A., and Oleynikov, D., 2010, "Natural Haptic Interface for Single-port Surgical Robot with Gravity Compensation," Minimally Invasive Robotic Association Annual Meeting, Jan. 27-30, San Diego, CA.
  • Zhang, X., Lehman, A. C., Nelson, C. A., Farritor, S. M., Oleynikov, M., 2009, "Cooperative Robotic Assistant for Laparoscopic Surgery: CoBRASurge," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Oct. 11-15, St. Louis, MO.
  • Nelson, C.A., Zhang, X., Shah, B.C., Goede, R.M., and Oleynikov, D., 2009, "Multipurpose Surgical Robot as a Laparoscope Assistant," Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Apr. 22-25, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Nelson, C.A., Zhang, X., and Oleynikov, D., 2009. "Tool Guidance Using a Compact Robotic Assistant," Minimally Invasive Robotic Association Annual Meeting, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, Quebec City, Canada.
  • Zhang, X., Oleynikov, D., and Nelson, C. A., 2009, "Portable Tool Positioning Robot for Telesurgery," Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 17, Jan. 19-22, Long Beach, CA, vol. 142, pp. 438-434.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2008, "Compact Robot for Surgeon-in-the-Loop Control," BMES Annual Meeting, Oct. 1-4, St. Louis, MO.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2008, "Kinematic Analysis and Optimization of a Novel Robot for Surgical Tool Manipulation," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Aug. 3-6, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2010, "Multiple-Criteria Kinematic Optimization for the Design of Spherical Serial Mechanism Using Genetic Algorithm," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Aug. 15-18, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Zhang, X., and Nelson, C. A., 2010, "On the Dynamic Modeling of a Bevel-Geared Surgical Robotic Mechanism," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Aug. 15-18, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Nelson, C. A., and Zhang, X., 2010, "Equivalent Mechanisms Techniques for Redesign of a Spherical Surgical Tool Manipulator," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Aug. 15-18, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Xiong, L., Zhang, X., 2006, "Research on Fault Diagnosis of Diesel Engine Based on Hybrid Neural Network," 2006 International Conference on Marine Maintenance and Repairing, Oct. 26-27, Wuhan, HuBei, China.