Publications

Conferences
2nd International Symposium on Wearable Robotics (WeRob2016), 18–21 October 2016, Segovia, Spain
Title Authors
Reflex response modelling of exoskeleton-user interaction

Bas J. de Kruif
Emilio Schmidhauser
Konrad S. Stadler
Leonard O’Sullivan

Active Safety Functions for Industrial Lower Body Exoskeletons: Concept and Assessment Jawad Masood
Luis A. Mateos
Jesus Ortiz
Stefano Toxiri
Leonard O’Sullivan
Darwin Caldwell
A powered low-back exoskeleton for industrial handling: considerations on controls Stefano Toxiri
Jesús Ortiz
Jawad Masood
Jorge Fernández
Luis A. Mateos
Darwin G. Caldwell
19th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2016), 12–14 September 2016, London, UK
Title Authors
Robo-Mate: An exoskeleton for industrial use – concept and mechanical design

K. Stadler
R. Altenburger
E. Schmidhauser
D. Scherly
J. Ortiz
S. Toxiri
L. Mateos
J. Massod

PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments conference (PETRA), 29 June – 1 July 2016, Corfu, Greece
Title Authors
Towards an Assistive System for Human – Exoskeleton Interaction

Ciprian Radu
Ciprian Candea
Gabriela Candea

Interaction modelling for wearable assistive devices Bas J. de Kruif
Emilio Schmidhauser
Konrad S. Stadler
Leonard O’Sullivan
IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob2016), 26-29 June 2016,Singapore
Title Authors
Mechanical Design and Analysis of Light Weight Parallel Elastic Hip Joint Actuator for Industrial Exoskeleton

Jawad Masood
Jesus Ortiz
Darwin G. Caldwell
Luis Mateos
Jorge Fernandez Garcia-Llera

Exoshoe: A Sensory System to Measure Foot Pressure in Industrial Exoskeleton Luis A. Mateos
Jesús Ortiz
Stefano Toxiri
Jorge Fernández
Jawad Masood
Darwin G. Caldwell
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2015), 6-9 December 2015, Zhuhai, China
Title Authors Participant
A Wearable Device for Reducing Spinal Loads during Lifting Tasks: Biomechanics and Design Concepts
S. Toxiri
J. Ortiz
J. Massod
J. Fernandez
L. Mateos
D.G. Caldwell
J. Ortiz (IIT)
6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2015) and the Affiliated Conferences, Human Factors of Robots and Exoskeletons: Rehabilitation and Assistance, 26-30 July 2015, Las Vegas, USA
Title Authors Participant
Standards for the safety of exoskeletons used by industrial workers with manual handling activities - the contribution of the Robo-Mate project to their future development
L. O'Sullivan (UL)
R. Nugent (UL)
J. Müller (ACCEL)
J. van der Vorm (TNO)
M. de Looze (TNO)
L. O'Sullivan (UL)
Safety and risk management in designing for the lifecycle of an exoskeleton: A novel process developed in the Robo-Mate project   J. van der Vorm (TNO)
M. de Looze (TNO)
R. Nugent (UL)
L. O'Sullivan (UL)
L. O'Sullivan (UL)
ODAM-NES (Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management / Nordic Ergonomics Society Conference), 18 August 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark
Title Authors Participant
The potential benefits of an exoskelton in industry settings M. de Looze (TNO) M. de Looze (TNO)
6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, 7–9 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain
Abstract available online
Title Authors Participant
The effect of automated manufacturing environments on employee health
L. O'Sullivan
L. O’Sullivan (UL)
Irish Ergonomics Society Annual Conference & Symposium on Lean and Patient Safety in Healthcare: Lessons from the Medical Device Industry, 16 May 2014, Galway, Ireland
Proceedings (IES Conference Review 2014 Volume 1) available online
Title Authors Participant
The effect of automated manufacturing environments on employee health
F. Wixted (UL)
L. O’Sullivan (UL)
L. O’Sullivan (UL)
Biomechanical and physiological analysis of an exoskeleton for manual handling K. Huysamen (UL)
R. Nugent (UL)
L. O’Sullivan (UL)
L. O'Sullivan (UL)
Scientific publications
Publication Title Type Authors
Applied Ergonomics The effects of a passive exo­skeleton on muscle activity and discomfort in trunk and lower extremity during static work  Paper T. Bosch (TNO)
J. van Eck (TNO)
K. Knittel (TNO)
M. de Looze (TNO)
Ergonomics Exoskeletons for industrial appli­cation and the potential effect on the physical work load Paper M. de Looze (TNO)
T. Bosch (TNO)
F. Krause (TNO)
K. Stadler (ZHAW)
L. O’Sullivan (UL)
Mobile Service Robotics Robo-Mate: Exoskeleton to enhance indus­trial production Book Chapter K. Stadler (ZHAW)
W. Elspass (ZHAW)
H.W. van de Venn (ZHAW)
ROBOMECH Journal Design of a passive, iso-elastic upper limb exoskeleton for gravity compensation Paper R. Altenburger (ZHAW)
D. Scherly (ZHAW)
K. Stadler (ZHAW)