Intelligent design assistance for personalized medical surgery based on concentric tube continuum robots

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Flaßkamp (Saarbrücken)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Sattel (Ilmenau)

ConcentricTube Robots

A photogrammetric measurement system can provide data of markers on the robot’s backbone
Schematic of a three-tube concentric tube robot
Computer-controlled actuation system for a concentric tube robot

Work plan of our project

Key methods

  • Data-based enhancement of physical models
  • Multi-objective optimization with combined genetic/classical algorithms
  • Learning of Pareto sets



Prof. Dr. Kathrin Flaßkamp

Universität des Saarlandes Campus, 66123 Saarbrücken


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Sattel

Max-Planck-Ring 12, 98693 Ilmenau, Werner-Bischoff-Bau / Raum 2120

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