Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Domenico Campolo

Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Chair (Research)

Email: d.campolo@ntu.edu.sg
Assoc Prof Domenico Campolo

Biography
Domenico CAMPOLO is currently Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
He received his Laurea Degree from the University of Pisa in 1998 and the Diploma Degree in Engineering from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in 1999. In 2002, he earned his PhD in Micro-Engineering from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, while working at MiTech Lab (currently, the CRIM Lab).
During the Fall 1998 he was working at the EECS Dept. of ZheJiang University, HangZhou, P.R. China as a visiting graduate student. In the period 2000-2003, he was at UC-Berkeley (USA) as a Visiting Scholar and, after 2002, as a post-doc working on the MFI (Micromechanical Flying Insect) project.
He is co-author of more than 35 peer-reviewed papers on international journals and conference proceedings. He has served as reviewer of top international journals and conferences in the general fields of Robotics and Mechatronics. He is Member of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), the IEEE Engineering
in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and of the Italian National Group of Bioengineering (GNB).
Research Interests
His research interests include mechatronic technologies with application to the new emerging fields of Phenomics and Neuro-Developmental Engineering, in both animal and human models; biomimetic microrobotics, including: design, fabrication, development and control of biologically inspired smart actuators and sensors.
Current Projects
  • 3D freeform printing of slow curing acrylic for customized permanent cranial implants
  • A Novel Approach To Drive Flapping-Wings via DC Motors, directly from an alternating motion of the motor, exploiting resonance between the wing and a torsional elastic structure
  • Automated Toolpath Generation for Robotic Polishing Using Haptics
  • Consulting Study to Structure and Implement an R&D Team in Singapore/ISR to Start With Key Product Innovation Projects
  • H-Man: a novel, low-cost, portable robot for neuro-rehabilitation of the upper limb
  • Human-Robot Physical Interactions in Realistic Scenarios: from human-human haptic coordination to industrial collaborative robots
  • Learning-based path planning of unmanned aerial vehicles with vision-based sensing
  • PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Scientific Frameworks and Enabling Technologies for Robot-mediated Home Rehabilitation
  • Pick and Place Application with Mobile Manipulation
  • Robot-aided system for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of wrist motor and proprioceptive function in stroke patients
  • Robotic Finishing Platform
  • Robotics for Caregivers: a feasibility study on the use of robotics in community centres for geriatric care
  • Towards a New Generation of Wearable Medical Devices: Cognition, Ergonomics and Design
  • Wristbot: A Novel Device for Assessment of Proprioceptive Deficits after Stroke.
Selected Publications
  • D. Campolo, G. Barbera, L. Schenato, L. Pi, X. Deng, E. Guglielmelli. (2009). Attitude Stabilization of a Biologically Inspired Robotic House via Dynamic Multimodal Attitude Estimation. Advanced Robotics, .
  • D. Campolo, L. Schenato, L. Pi, X. Deng, E. Guglielmelli. (2009). Attitude Estimation of a Biologically Inspired Robotic Housefly via Multimodal Sensor Fusion. Advanced Robotics, 23, 955-977.
  • D. Accoto, R. Sahai, F. Damiani, D. Campolo, P. Dario, E. Guglielmelli. (2009). A Slip Sensor for Biorobotic Applications using a Hot Wire Anemometry Approach. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, .
  • D. Campolo, D. Accoto, D. Formica, E. Guglielmelli. (2009). Intrinsic Constraints of Neural Origin: Assessment and Application to Rehabilitation Robotics. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 25(3), 492-501.
  • G. Cavallo, D. Campolo, F. Keller, E. Guglielmelli. (2008). A modular platform for in-plane Ground Reaction Forces detection in mouse model: design, development and verification. Advanced Robotics, 22(1), 141-157.

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