Dr Thanh Nho Do

Dr Thanh Nho Do

Senior Lecturer
Engineering
Grad Sch: Biomedical Eng

Dr Thanh Nho Do  is currently a Scientia Senior Lecturer at Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering (GSBmE), University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney.  He directs UNSW Medical Robotics Lab. In 2015, he was awarded his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (Surgical Robotics) from the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.  He also received his B. Eng. degree in Manufacturing Engineering with Honor Program from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam. He was a Postdoctoral Scholar at California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), UC Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA. He also worked as a Research Fellow and a Group Leader at Robotic Research Center, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

His main research interests include:

  • Flexible surgical devices, especially Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) systems, for gastrointestinal cancer treatments
  • Soft robotics including stretchable sensors and actuators for haptic/tactile displays and their applications to other robotic systems
  • Soft assistive device for heart failure and soft artificial organs
  • Soft Wearable Haptic Devices 
  • Functional materials for soft electronics and biomedical applications
  • Variable stiffness structures for flexible endoscopic systems, soft robotics and other biomedical applications
  • Miniature soft magnetic robots for drug delivery systems
  • Soft magnetic capsule endoscopy for obesity treatments and gastrointestinal diagnosis
  • Soft pneumatic/hydraulic actuators
  • Soft programmable planar fabric actuators
  • Advanced wearable systems for haptic/tactile displays and NOTES systems
  • Advanced mechatronic systems for the treatment of tracheal diseases and other respiratory disorders
  • Nonlinear backlash/hysteresis modeling and identification methods
  • Advanced control algorithms (feedforward and nonlinear adaptive control) for flexible medical systems and smart materials and structures
 
Editorial Activities:
  • Editor-Nature Communications Engineering
  • Guest Editor-Sensors, Special Issues "Soft Sensors, Actuators and Sensing Technology for Medical Applications"
  • Guest Editor-Micromachines, Special Issues "Soft Robotics: Design, Fabrication, Modeling, Control and Applications"
  • Topic Editor-Frontiers in Medical Technology-Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices, Research Topic "Wearable Soft Robotics in Diagnostics and Therapeutics"

 

Lab Members and Research Activities:

Please visit UNSW Medical Robotics Lab 

 

 
 
Dr. Do is currently looking for undergraduate and postgraduate students to join his research group starting in Term 3 (Sept/2022), Term 1 (Jan/2023) or Terms in 2023. The research projects include
  • Project 1: The design, fabrication, modeling, control of novel soft artificial organs using soft robotic technologies (soft sensors and actuators) 
  • Project 2: The development of flexible surgical surgical robotics for gastrointestinal cancer treatments,
  • Project 3: Soft wearable haptic devices for VR/AR and medical applications
  • Project 4: Soft wearable assistive device for human augmentation
Prospective students with background in mechanical design, mechatronics, robotics, control systems, and soft materials with good hands-on skills please feel free to contact Dr. Do to discuss desired projects. Please also include CV and transcript together with names and contacts of at least two academic referees.
 
There are several scholarships available for both domestic and international students. Please follow the below links for deadlines and other information:

 

 

Phone
(+61) 93852892
Location
Room 1003, Level 1, E26 Biological Sciences South
  • Book Chapters | 2018
    Seah TET; Do TN; Takeshita N; Ho KY; Phee SJ, 2018, 'Flexible Robotic Endoscopy Systems and the Future Ahead', in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Gastroenterology An Illustrated Guide, Humana Press, pp. 521 - 536, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62993-3_41
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Adaptive Tracking Approach of Flexible Cable Conduit-Actuated NOTES Systems for Early Gastric Cancer Treatments', in Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics 11th International Conference, ICINCO 2014 Vienna, Austria, September 2-4, 2014 Revised Selected Papers, Springer, pp. 79 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26453-0_5
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Phan PT; Davies J; Hoang TT; Thai MT; Nguyen CC; Ji A; Zhu K; Sharma B; Nicotra E; Hayward C; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2024, 'Robotic Cardiac Compression Device Using Artificial Muscle Filaments for the Treatment of Heart Failure', Advanced Intelligent Systems, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aisy.202300464
    Journal articles | 2024
    Qiu Y; Ashok A; Nguyen CC; Yamauchi Y; Do TN; Phan HP, 2024, 'Integrated Sensors for Soft Medical Robotics', Small, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202308805
    Journal articles | 2024
    Thai MT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Ji A; Zhu K; Sharma B; Nicotra E; Vo‐Doan TT; Phan H; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2024, 'Soft Wearable Haptic Display and Flexible 3D Force Sensor for Teleoperated Surgical Systems (Adv. Sensor Res. 1/2024)', Advanced Sensor Research, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsr.202470002
    Journal articles | 2024
    Thai MT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Ji A; Zhu K; Sharma B; Nicotra E; Vo‐Doan TT; Phan H; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2024, 'Soft Wearable Haptic Display and Flexible 3D Force Sensor for Teleoperated Surgical Systems', Advanced Sensor Research, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsr.202300105
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ashok A; Nguyen T; Barton M; Leitch M; Masud MK; Park H; Truong T; Kaneti YV; Ta HT; Li X; Liang K; Do TN; Wang C; Nguyen N; Yamauchi Y; Phan H, 2023, 'Flexible Nanoarchitectonics for Biosensing and Physiological Monitoring Applications (Small 9/2023)', Small, 19, pp. 2370053 - 2370053, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202370053
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ashok A; Nguyen TK; Barton M; Leitch M; Masud MK; Park H; Truong TA; Kaneti YV; Ta HT; Li X; Liang K; Do TN; Wang CH; Nguyen NT; Yamauchi Y; Phan HP, 2023, 'Flexible Nanoarchitectonics for Biosensing and Physiological Monitoring Applications', Small, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202204946
    Journal articles | 2023
    Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Phan PT; Phan H; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'A Stretchable Filament Sensor with Tunable Sensitivity for Wearable Robotics and Healthcare Applications (Adv. Mater. Technol. 6/2023)', Advanced Materials Technologies, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admt.202370026
    Journal articles | 2023
    Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Phan PT; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'A Stretchable Filament Sensor with Tunable Sensitivity for Wearable Robotics and Healthcare Applications', Advanced Materials Technologies, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admt.202201453
    Journal articles | 2023
    Davies J; Thai MT; Low H; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'Bio-SHARPE: Bioinspired Soft and High Aspect Ratio Pumping Element for Robotic and Medical Applications', Soft Robotics, 10, pp. 1055 - 1069, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/soro.2021.0154
    Journal articles | 2023
    Do TN, 2023, 'Editorial for the Special Issue on Soft Robotics: Design, Fabrication, Modeling, Control and Applications', Micromachines, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/mi14010027
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nguyen CC; Teh T; Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Davies J; Phan HP; Wang CH; Lovell NH; Nho Do T; Do TN, 2023, 'A Handheld Hydraulic Soft Robotic Device with Bidirectional Bending End-Effector for Minimally Invasive Surgery', IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, 5, pp. 590 - 601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMRB.2023.3291014
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nguyen CC; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Davies J; Phan PT; Zhu K; Wu L; Brodie MA; Tsai D; Ha QP; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Nho Do T; Do TN, 2023, 'Development of a soft robotic catheter for vascular intervention surgery', Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 357, pp. 114380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2023.114380
    Journal articles | 2023
    Nguyen CC; Wong S; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Phan PT; Davies J; Wu L; Tsai D; Phan H; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'Advanced User Interfaces for Teleoperated Surgical Robotic Systems', Advanced Sensor Research, 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsr.202200036
    Journal articles | 2023
    Omisore OM; Akinyemi TO; Du W; Duan W; Orji R; Do TN; Wang L, 2023, 'Weighting-Based Deep Ensemble Learning for Recognition of Interventionalists' Hand Motions During Robot-Assisted Intravascular Catheterization', IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 53, pp. 215 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2022.3226038
    Journal articles | 2023
    Phan PT; Welch D; Spiggle J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Zhu K; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'Fabrication, nonlinear modeling, and control of woven hydraulic artificial muscles for wearable applications', Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2023.114555
    Journal articles | 2023
    Thai MT; Phan PT; Tran HA; Nguyen CC; Hoang TT; Davies J; Rnjak-Kovacina J; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'Advanced Soft Robotic System for In Situ 3D Bioprinting and Endoscopic Surgery', Advanced Science, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/advs.202205656
    Journal articles | 2023
    Tran HA; Hoang TT; Maraldo A; Do TN; Kaplan DL; Lim KS; Rnjak-Kovacina J, 2023, 'Emerging silk fibroin materials and their applications: New functionality arising from innovations in silk crosslinking', Materials Today, 65, pp. 244 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2023.03.027
    Journal articles | 2023
    Truong TA; Nguyen TK; Huang X; Ashok A; Yadav S; Park Y; Thai MT; Nguyen NK; Fallahi H; Peng S; Dimitrijev S; Toh YC; Yamauchi Y; Wang CH; Lovell NH; Rogers JA; Do TN; Nguyen NT; Zhao H; Phan HP, 2023, 'Engineering Route for Stretchable, 3D Microarchitectures of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Biomedical Applications', Advanced Functional Materials, 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202211781
    Journal articles | 2023
    Woods A; Nguyen CC; Islam MSU; Lovell NH; Nho Do T; Tsai D, 2023, 'Towards a single-use, low-cost endoscope for gastroenterological diagnostics', Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC40787.2023.10341003
    Journal articles | 2023
    Wu L; Yu F; Do TN; Wang J, 2023, 'Camera Frame Misalignment in a Teleoperated Eye-in-Hand Robot: Effects and a Simple Correction Method', IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 53, pp. 2 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2022.3217453
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zhao S; Nguyen CC; Hoang TT; Do TN; Phan HP, 2023, 'Transparent Pneumatic Tactile Sensors for Soft Biomedical Robotics', Sensors, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s23125671
    Journal articles | 2023
    Zhu K; Phan PT; Sharma B; Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Ji A; Nicotra E; La HM; Vo-Doan TT; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'A Smart, Textile-Driven, Soft Exosuit for Spinal Assistance', Sensors, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s23198329
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hoang TT; Phan PT; Thai MT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan H-P; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2022, 'Magnetically Engineered Conductivity of Soft Liquid Metal Composites for Robotic, Wearable Electronic, and Medical Applications', ADVANCED INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aisy.202200282
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hoang TT; Phan PT; Thai MT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan H-P; Lovell NH; Nho T; Do TN, 2022, 'Magnetically Engineered Conductivity of Soft Liquid Metal Composites for Robotic, Wearable Electronic, and Medical Applications', Advanced Intelligent Systems, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aisy.202270059
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mousavi S; Thai MT; Amjadi M; Howard D; Peng S; Do TN; Wang CH, 2022, 'Unidirectional, highly linear strain sensors with thickness-engineered conductive films for precision control of soft machines', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10, pp. 13673 - 13684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2ta02064e
    Journal articles | 2022
    Nguyen TK; Yadav S; Truong TA; Han M; Barton M; Leitch M; Guzman P; Dinh T; Ashok A; Vu H; Dau V; Haasmann D; Chen L; Park Y; Do TN; Yamauchi Y; Rogers JA; Nguyen NT; Phan HP, 2022, 'Integrated, Transparent Silicon Carbide Electronics and Sensors for Radio Frequency Biomedical Therapy', ACS Nano, 16, pp. 10890 - 10903, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.2c03188
    Journal articles | 2022
    Phan PT; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2022, 'Smart textiles using fluid-driven artificial muscle fibers', Scientific Reports, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-15369-2
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rizzo A; Querlioz D; Sang L; Chen W-TG; Galasso C; Do TN; Tian L, 2022, 'Inspiring engineers', Communications Engineering, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s44172-022-00013-8
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hoang TT; Quek JJS; Thai MT; Phan PT; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2021, 'Soft robotic fabric gripper with gecko adhesion and variable stiffness', Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2021.112673
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hoang TT; Sy L; Bussu M; Thai MT; Low H; Phan PT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2021, 'A wearable soft fabric sleeve for upper limb augmentation', Sensors, 21, pp. 7638, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/s21227638
    Journal articles | 2021
    Nguyen NK; Nguyen TK; Yadav S; Dinh T; Masud MK; Singha P; Do TN; Barton MJ; Ta H; Navid K; Ooi CH; Nguyen N-T; Phan H-P, 2021, 'Wide-bandgap semiconductors for biointegrated electronics: recent advances and future directions', ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 3, pp. 1959 - 1981, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c01122
    Journal articles | 2021
    Peng S; Wu S; Yu Y; Sha Z; Li G; Hoang TT; Thai MT; Do TN; Chu D; Wang CH, 2021, 'Carbon nanofiber-reinforced strain sensors with high breathability and anisotropic sensitivity', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, pp. 26788 - 26799, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta08521b
    Journal articles | 2021
    Phan P; Hoang T; Thai MT; Low H; Lovell N; Do TN, 2021, 'Twisting and Braiding Fluid-Driven Soft Artificial Muscle Fibers for Robotic Applications', Soft Robotics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/soro.2021.0040
    Journal articles | 2021
    Phan PT; Hoang TT; Thai MT; Low H; Davies J; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2021, 'Smart surgical sutures using soft artificial muscles', Scientific Reports, 11, pp. 22420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-01910-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Low H; Lovell N; Do TN, 2021, 'Correction to "Design, Fabrication, Hysteresis Modeling of Soft Microtubule Artificial Muscle (SMAM) for Medical Applications', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2021.3108243
    Journal articles | 2021
    Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Low H; Lovell N; Do TN, 2021, 'Design, Fabrication, Hysteresis Modeling of Soft Microtubule Artificial Muscle (SMAM) for Medical Applications', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LRA.2021.3072599
    Journal articles | 2020
    Hoang TT; Phan PT; Thai MT; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2020, 'Bio-Inspired Conformable and Helical Soft Fabric Gripper with Variable Stiffness and Touch Sensing', Advanced Materials Technologies, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admt.202000724
    Journal articles | 2020
    Phan PT; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2020, 'HFAM: Soft Hydraulic Filament Artificial Muscles for Flexible Robotic Applications', IEEE Access, 8, pp. 226637 - 226652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3046163
    Journal articles | 2020
    Thai MT; Hoang TT; Phan PT; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2020, 'Soft Microtubule Muscle-Driven 3-Axis Skin-Stretch Haptic Devices', IEEE Access, 8, pp. 157878 - 157891, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3019842
    Journal articles | 2020
    Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Wong S; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2020, 'Advanced Intelligent Systems for Surgical Robotics', Advanced Intelligent Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aisy.201900138
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhu M; Do TN; Hawkes E; Visell Y, 2020, 'Fluidic Fabric Muscle Sheets for Wearable and Soft Robotics', Soft Robotics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/soro.2019.0033
    Journal articles | 2018
    Do TN; Phan H; Nguyen T; Visell Y, 2018, 'Soft Electromagnetic Actuators: Miniature Soft Electromagnetic Actuators for Robotic Applications (Adv. Funct. Mater. 18/2018)', Advanced Functional Materials, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201870116
    Journal articles | 2018
    Do TN; Phan H; Nguyen TQ; Visell Y, 2018, 'Miniature Soft Electromagnetic Actuators for Robotic Applications', Advanced Functional Materials, 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201800244
    Journal articles | 2018
    Le HM; Cao L; Do TN; Phee SJ, 2018, 'Design and modelling of a variable stiffness manipulator for surgical robots', Mechatronics, 53, pp. 109 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2018.05.012
    Journal articles | 2017
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2017, 'Position Control of Asymmetric Nonlinearities for a Cable-Conduit Mechanism', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 14, pp. 1515 - 1523, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASE.2015.2438319
    Journal articles | 2017
    Do TN; Visell Y, 2017, 'Stretchable, Twisted Conductive Microtubules for Wearable Computing, Robotics, Electronics, and Healthcare', Scientific Reports, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01898-8
    Journal articles | 2016
    Do TN; Ho KY; Phee SJ, 2016, 'A Magnetic Soft Endoscopic Capsule-Inflated Intragastric Balloon for Weight Management', Scientific Reports, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep39486
    Journal articles | 2016
    Do TN; Seah TET; Ho KY; Phee SJ, 2016, 'Erratum: Development and Testing of a Magnetically Actuated Capsule Endoscopy for Obesity Treatment (PLoS ONE (2016) 11:1 (e0148035) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148035)', PLoS ONE, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0151711
    Journal articles | 2016
    Do TN; Seah TET; Phee SJ, 2016, 'Design and Control of a Mechatronic Tracheostomy Tube for Automated Tracheal Suctioning', IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63, pp. 1229 - 1237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2015.2491327
    Journal articles | 2016
    Do TN; Seah TET; Yu HK; Phee SJ, 2016, 'Development and testing of a magnetically actuated capsule endoscopy for obesity treatment', PLoS ONE, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0148035
    Journal articles | 2016
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2016, 'Real-time enhancement of tracking performances for cable-conduit mechanisms-driven flexible robots', Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 37, pp. 197 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rcim.2015.05.001
    Journal articles | 2016
    Le HM; Do TN; Phee SJ, 2016, 'A survey on actuators-driven surgical robots', Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 247, pp. 323 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2016.06.010
    Journal articles | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'A new approach of friction model for tendon-sheath actuated surgical systems: Nonlinear modelling and parameter identification', Mechanism and Machine Theory, 85, pp. 14 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2014.11.003
    Journal articles | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Adaptive control for enhancing tracking performances of flexible tendon-sheath mechanism in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)', Mechatronics, 28, pp. 67 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2015.04.002
    Journal articles | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Nonlinear friction modelling and compensation control of hysteresis phenomena for a pair of tendon-sheath actuated surgical robots', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 60, pp. 770 - 784, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2015.01.001
    Journal articles | 2014
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2014, 'An investigation of friction-based tendon sheath model appropriate for control purposes', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 42, pp. 97 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2013.08.014
    Journal articles | 2014
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2014, 'Dynamic Friction-Based Force Feedback for Tendon- Sheath Mechanism in NOTES System', International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering, 6, pp. 252 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.7763/ijcee.2014.v6.833
    Journal articles | 2014
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Yamamoto T; Phee SJ, 2014, 'Hysteresis modeling and position control of tendon-sheath mechanism in flexible endoscopic systems', Mechatronics, 24, pp. 12 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2013.11.003
    Journal articles | 2014
    Hassani V; Tjahjowidodo T; Do TN, 2014, 'A survey on hysteresis modeling, identification and control', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 49, pp. 209 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2014.04.012
  • Working Papers | 2023
    Zhao S; Nguyen CC; Hoang TT; Do TN; Phan H-P, 2023, Transparent Pneumatic Tactile Sensors for Soft Biomedical Robotics, http://dx.doi.org, https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202305.0297/v1
  • Conference Papers | 2024
    Nguyen NH; Do TN; Ho VA, 2024, 'A Preliminary Study of a Soft Artificial Pump Based on ROBIN - Rotation-Based Buckling Instability Analysis', in 2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), IEEE, presented at 2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), 08 January 2024 - 11 January 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/sii58957.2024.10417442
    Conference Papers | 2024
    Zhu K; Sharma B; Phan PT; Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Ji A; Nicotra E; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2024, 'Development of a Smart Textile-Driven Soft Spine Exosuit for Lifting Tasks in Industrial Applications', in 2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), IEEE, presented at 2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), 08 January 2024 - 11 January 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/sii58957.2024.10417220
    Preprints | 2024
    Zhu K; Sharma B; Phan PT; Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Ji A; Nicotra E; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2024, Smart Textile-Driven Soft Spine Exosuit for Lifting Tasks in Industrial Applications, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2402.02319
    Other | 2023
    Ashok A; Nguyen T; Barton M; Leitch M; Masud MK; Park H; Truong T; Kaneti YV; Ta HT; Li X; Liang K; Do TN; Wang C; Nguyen N; Yamauchi Y; Phan H, 2023, Flexible Nanoarchitectonics for Biosensing and Physiological Monitoring Applications (Small 9/2023), Wiley, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202370053
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Nguyen CC; Phan PT; Zhu K; Nhi Tran DB; Ho VA; La HM; Ha QP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'A Flexible 3D Force Sensor with In-Situ Tunable Sensitivity', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 581 - 587, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA48891.2023.10160637
    Patents | 2023
    Do TN; Thai MT; Phan PT; Lovell N; Davies J; Nguyen CC, 2023, Soft Robotic Arm for In Situ 3D Bioprinting and Surgery, Patent No. PCT/AU2024/050038​​, 2024
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Nguyen CC; Davies J; Thai MT; Hoang TT; Phan PT; Zhu K; Tran DBN; Ho VA; La HM; Phan HP; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2023, 'A Handheld Hydraulic Cardiac Catheter with Omnidirectional Manipulator and Touch Sensing', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 4682 - 4688, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA48891.2023.10161196
    Conference Papers | 2023
    Woods A; Nguyen CC; Islam MSU; Lovell NH; Nho Do T; Tsai D, 2023, 'Towards a single-use, low-cost endoscope for gastroenterological diagnostics', in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC40787.2023.10341003
    Preprints | 2023
    Zhao S; Nguyen CC; Hoang TT; Do TN; Phan H-P, 2023, Transparent Pneumatic Tactile Sensors for Soft Biomedical Robotics, , https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/202305.0297/v1
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Davies J; Phan PT; Huang D; Hoang TT; Low H; Thai MT; Nguyen CC; Nicotra E; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2022, 'Hydraulically Actuated Soft Tubular Gripper', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 6144 - 6150, presented at 2022 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 23 May 2022 - 27 May 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/icra46639.2022.9811983
    Preprints | 2022
    Hoang TT; Phan PT; Thai MT; Davies J; Nguyen CC; Phan H-P; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2022, Highly conductive, ultra-stretchable liquid metal composites engineered  by magnetic field for robotic, wearable electronic, and medical applications            , , http://dx.doi.org/10.22541/au.166177625.58898562/v1
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Nguyen CC; Teh T; Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Low H; Davies J; Nicotra E; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2022, 'Bidirectional Soft Robotic Catheter for Arrhythmia Treatment', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 9579 - 9585, presented at 2022 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 23 May 2022 - 27 May 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/icra46639.2022.9811988
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Omisore OM; Du W; Duan W; Do T; Orji R; Wang L, 2021, 'A Deep Multimodal Network for Classification and Identification of Interventionists' Hand Motions during Cyborg Intravascular Catheterization', in IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, pp. 1182 - 1187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CASE49439.2021.9551465
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Sy L; Hoang TT; Bussu M; Thai MT; Phan PT; Low H; Brodie MA; Tsai D; Lovell N; Do TN, 2021, 'M-SAM: Miniature and Soft Artificial Muscle-Driven Wearable Robotic Fabric Sleeve for Upper Limb Augmentation', Yale, USA, presented at The 4th IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (Robosoft 2021), Yale, USA, 12 April 2021 - 16 March 2021
    Preprints | 2021
    Wu L; Yu F; Do TN; Wang J, 2021, Camera Frame Misalignment in a Teleoperated Eye-in-Hand Robot: Effects and a Simple Correction Method, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2105.08466
    Patents | 2020
    Do TN; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Thai MT; Lovell NH, 2020, Soft Robotic Technologies, Artificial Muscles, Grippers and Methods of Making The Same, Patent No. PCT/AU2021/050924
    Patents | 2020
    Do TN; Thai MT; Phan PT; Hoang TT; Lovell NH, 2020, Haptic Device, Patent No. PCT/AU2021/050922
    Preprints | 2020
    Thai MT; Phan PT; Wong S; Lovell NH; Do TN, 2020, Advanced Intelligent Systems for Surgical Robotics, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.2001.00285
    Preprints | 2019
    Zhu M; Do TN; Hawkes E; Visell Y, 2019, Fluidic Fabric Muscle Sheets for Wearable and Soft Robotics, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1903.08253
    Patents | 2018
    Do TN; Phee SJ; Ho KY; Seah TET, 2018, Intragastric Device For Weight Management, Patent No. 15/749,437, US Patent, https://patents.google.com/patent/US20180221185A1/en
    Patents | 2018
    Do TN; Phee SJ; Ho KY; Seah TET, 2018, Intragastric Device For Weight Management, Patent No. 16839714.9, European Patent, https://patents.google.com/patent/EP3337432A1/en
    Patents | 2018
    Do TN; Phee SJ; Ho KY; Seah TET, 2018, Intragastric Device For Weight Management, Patent No. 2016800481507, China Patent, https://patents.google.com/patent/CN108135718A/ru
    Patents | 2018
    Do TN; Visell Y, 2018, Stretchable, conductive interconnect and/or sensor and method of making the same, Patent No. 62/452,758, U.S. Patent
    Patents | 2018
    Visell Y; Hawkes E; Do TN; Zhu M, 2018, Soft Actuator and Method of Making the Same, Patent No. US Patent, No. 19/51,032
    Preprints | 2017
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2017, Performance Control of Tendon-Driven Endoscopic Surgical Robots With Friction and Hysteresis, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1702.02063
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Le HM; Do TN; Cao L; Phee SJ, 2017, 'Towards active variable stiffness manipulators for surgical robots', in Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 1766 - 1771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2017.7989209
    Preprints | 2017
    Seah TET; Do TN; Takeshita N; Ho KY; Phee SJ, 2017, Future of Flexible Robotic Endoscopy Systems, , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1703.05569
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Do TN; Phan PT; Ho KY; Phee SJ, 2016, 'A magnetic soft endoscopic capsule for non-surgical overweight and obese treatments', in IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 2388 - 2393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2016.7759372
    Preprints | 2016
    Do TN; Phee SJ, 2016, Haptic Feedback in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), , http://dx.doi.org/10.48550/arxiv.1606.07574
    Patents | 2015
    Do TN; Phee SJ; Ho KY; Seah TET, 2015, Development of a Prototype Magnetically Actuated Weight-Loss Capsule, Patent No. 10201506629W, Singapore Patent
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Do TN; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Enhancement of Haptic Feedback in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)', in Enhancement of Haptic Feedback in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), the National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, presented at the National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 02 November 2015 - 10 October 2018
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Do TN; Seah TET; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Design and control of a novel mechatronic tracheostomy tube-inserted suction catheter for automated tracheal suctioning', in Proceedings of the 2015 7th IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, CIS 2015 and Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, RAM 2015, pp. 228 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCIS.2015.7274578
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Adaptive tracking approach of flexible cable conduit-actuated NOTES systems for early gastric cancer treatments', in Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, pp. 79 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26453-0_5
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2015, 'Enhanced performances for cable-driven flexible robotic systems with asymmetric backlash profile', in IEEE Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications, TePRA, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TePRA.2015.7219674
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2014, 'Adaptive control of position compensation for cable-conduit mechanisms used in flexible surgical robots', in ICINCO 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, pp. 110 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0005114701100117
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Do TN; Tjahjowidodo T; Lau MWS; Phee SJ, 2013, 'Nonlinear modeling and parameter identification of dynamic friction model in tendon sheath for flexible endoscopic systems', in ICINCO 2013 - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, pp. 5 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0004409800050010
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Do TN, 2013, 'Dynamic Friction Model for Tendon-Sheath Actuated Surgical Robots: Modelling and Stability Analysis', in IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, Research Publishing Services, presented at Proceedings of The 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, 02 October 2013 - 04 October 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.3850/978-981-07-7744-9_087

  • 2024: 3Rs Grant
  • 2023: GROW Early Career Academics Grant
  • 2023: Faculty of Engineering Goldstar Award Grant
  • 2023-2026: ARC Discovery Project
  • 2022-2026: UNSW Scientia Grant
  • 2022: Google Research Program Project
  • 2022: GROW Early Career Academics Grant
  • 2021-2026: ARC Research Hub for Connected Sensors for Health 
  • 2021-2023: Vanguard Grant, Heart Foundation fo Australia
  • 2021-2022: 2021 Technology Research Grants, Intuitive Surgical, USA
  • 2021: The Frontiers Technology Clinical Academic Group 2020 Grant
  • 2021: UNSW minor equipment grant
  • 2020: UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme 2018
  • 2020: UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme 2020
  • 2018-2022: UNSW Start-Up Grant
  • 2018-2022: UNSW Scientia Grant
  • 2018: UNSW minor equipment grant
  • 2018-present: (Sole CI or Co-CI) Generous Supports from the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Egnineering, and University of New South Wales etc.

  • 2024: NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN) Professional Development Award
  • 2024: Top 4 Robots of the Year 2023 by Reuters
  • 2023: 2x Finalist Poster Awards, EMBC 2023  Workshop
  • 2023: Best Poster Award, EMBC 2023  Workshop
  • 2023: Best Poster Award, ICRA 2023  Workshop
  • 2023: Top 100 in Engineering Scientific Reports
  • 2023 UNSW Faculty of Engineering Goldstar Award
  • 2022 Google Research Scholar Award
  • 2022 NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN) Professional Development Award
  • 2021 Arc PGC Outstanding Supervisor Award
  • 2020 The Best of Advanced Materials Technologies