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Dr. Adriano Cavalcanti

Dr. Adriano Cavalcanti

Assistant Professor
IEEE Senior Member

 

Education

PhD Monash University, Australia 2010 - Biomedical Engineering

Area of concentration: Robotics and Computational Nanotechnology

 

Teaching

CS 112 - Foundations of Computer Science

STP 307C - Computer Science for STEM Teaching

CS 351 - Web Development II

CS 380 - Introduction to Software Engineering

CS 420 - Database Management Systems

CS 460 - Software Engineering for Mobile Devices

CS 565 - Scientific Computing

 

Research and Development Interests

My research interest is in the field of Cybernetics, integrating interdisciplinary topics and applications, comprising:

  • Biomedical Computing
  • Computer Graphics
  • Mobile technology
  • Nanorobotics
  • Robotics

 

Publications

Journal - Peer Reviewed Articles:

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Fukuda, T., & Ikeda, S. (2009), Nanorobot for Brain Aneursym, International Journal of Robotics Research, 28(4), 558-570.

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., & Kretly, L. C. (2008) Medical Nanorobotics for Diabetes Control, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 4(2), 127-138.

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, M., & Kretly, L. C. (2008) Nanorobot Hardware Architecture for Medical Defense, Sensors, 8(5), 2932-2958.

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Freitas Jr., R. A., & Hogg, T. (2008) Nanorobot Architecture for Medical Target Identification, Nanotechnogloy, 19(1), 015103 (15p.).

Cavalcanti, A., Shirnizadeh, B., Freitas Jr., R. A., & Kretly, L. C. (2007) Medical Nanorobot Architecture Based on Nanobioelctronics, Bentham - Recent Patents on Nanotechnology, 1(1), 1-10.

Cavalcanti, A., Freitas Jr., R. A., & Kretly, L. C. (2005) Nanobotics Control Design: A Practical Approach Tutorial, Robotics Today, Dearborn, Mich.: SME Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 4th Quarter, 18(4).

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R. A., Nanorobotics Control Design: A Collective Behavior Approach for Medicine (2005), IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, 4(2), 133-140.

Cavalcanti, A. (2003) Assembly Automation with Evolutionary Nanorobots and Sensor-Based Control applied to Nanomedicine, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 2(2), 82-87.

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R.A. (2003) Nanosystem Design with Dynamic Collision Detection for Autonomous Nanorobot Motion Control using Nueral Networks, MEPhI - Computer Graphics and Geometry, 5(1), 50-74.

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R. A. (2002), Autonomous Multi-robot Sensor-Based Cooperation for Nanomedicine, International Journal of Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 3(4), 743-746.

International Conference:

Keynote Speaker

Cavalcatni, A. (2014) Patient Care at the Molecular Level, Panel Discussion, Biomedicine, Open Innovations, Moscow, Russia.

Plenary Session - Peer Reviewed Articles

Cavalcanti, A. (2005) Robots in Surgery, Plenary Lecture, Euro Nano Forum 2005, Nanotechnology and the Health of the EU Citizen in 2020, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Cavalcanti, A. (2002) Neural Motion and Evolutionary Decision in Robotic Competition applied for Molecular Machine System Design, Plenary Lecture, Proceedings of the IEEE - CACSD Int'l Conf. on Computer Aided Control System Design, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 5-14.

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R. A. (2002) Nanosystem Design with Dynamic Collision Detection for Autonomous Nanorobot Motion Control using Neural Networks, Plenary Lecture, in Proceedings of the ACM SIGGRAPH - Graphicon Int'l Conf. on Computer Graphics, Novgorod, Russia, 75-80.

Full Paper - Peer Reviewed Articles

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Fukuda, T., & Seiichi, I. (2007) Hardware Architecture for Nanorobot Application in Cerebral Aneurysm, in Proceedings of the IEEE Nano Int'l Conf. on Nanotechnology, Hong Kong, China, 237-242.

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Hogg, T., & Smith, J. A. (2007) Hardware Architecture for Nanorobot Application in Cancer Therapy, in Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS Int'l Conf. on Advanced Robotics, Jeju, Korea, 200-205.

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Murphy, D., & Smith, J. A. (2007) Nanorobots for Laparoscopic Cancer Surgery, in Proceedings of the IEEE ICIS Int'l Conf. on Computer and Information Science, Melbourne, Australia, 738-743.

Cavalcanti, A., Hogg, T., Shirinzadeh, B., & Liaw, H. C. (2006) Nanorobot Communication Techniques: A Comprehensive Tutorial, in Proceedings of the IEEE ICARCV Int'l Conf. on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Grand Hyatt, Singapore, 2371-2376.

Cavalcanti, A., Rosen, L., Shirinzadeh, B., & Rosenfeld, M. (2006) Nanorobot for Treatment of Patients with Artery Occlusion, in Proceedings of the Springer Virtual Concept, Cancun, Mexico.

Cavalcanti, A., Wood, W. W., Kretly, L. C., & Shirinzadeh, B. (2006) Computational Nanomechatronics: A Pathway for Control and Manufacturing Nanorobots, in Proceedings of the IEEE CIMCA Int'l Conf. on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation, IEEE Computer Sciety, Sydney, Australia, 185-190.

Cavalcanti, A., Hogg, T., & Shirinzadeh, B. (2006) Nanorobotics System Simulation in 3D Workspaces with Low Reynolds Number, in Proceedings of the IEEE-RAS MHS Int'l Symposium on Micro-Nanomechatronics and Human Science, Nagoya, Japan, 226-231.

Cavalcanti, A., Hogg, T., & Kretly, L. C. (2005) Transducers Developoment for Nanorobotic Applications in Biomedical Engineering, in Proceedings of the IEEE NDSI Nanoscale Devices and System Integration, Houston TX, USA.

Cavalcanti, A., Rosen, L., Kretly, L. C., Rosenfeld, M., & Einav, S. (2004) Nanorobotic Challenges in Biomedical Applications, Design and Control, in Proceedings of the IEEE ICECS Int'l Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Lior Rosen, Vacalcanti, A., Rosenfeld, M., & Einav, S. (2004) Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines and Soluble Adhesion Molecules as Activating Triggers for Nanorobots, in Proceedings of the BMES Conf. on Biomedical Engineering: New Challenges for the Future, Philadelphia PA, USA.

Cavalcanti, A., Fretias Jr., R. A., & Kretly, L. C. (2004) Nanorobotics Control Design: A Practical Approach Tutorial, in Proceedings of the ASME 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Salt Lake City Utah, USA.

Cavalcanti, A., & Hogg, T. (2003) Simulating Nanorobots in Fluids with low Reynolds Number, in Proceedings of the 11th Foresight Conf. on Molecular Nanotechnology, Burlingame CA, USA.

Casal, A., Hogg, T., & Cavalcanti, A. (2003) Nanorobots as Cellular Assistants in Inflammatory Responses, in Proceedings of the IEEE BCATS Biomedical Computation at Standford 2003 Synposium, IEEE Computer Society, Stanford CA, USA.

Cavalcanti, A. 2003) Nanorobotics Control Techniques with NanoCAD for Biomedical Applications, in Proceedings of the Int'l Symposium Frontiers of NanoEngineering 2003, Campinas, Brazil, 24-27.

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R. A. (2002) Collective Robotics Coherent Behaviour for Nanosystems with Sensor-Based Neural Motion, in Proceedings of the IEEE - Int'l Conf. on Artificial Intelligence Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, Divnomorskoe, Russia, 185-190.

Cavalcanti, A., & Freitas Jr., R. A. (2002) Autonomous Multi-robot Sensor-Based Cooperation for Nanomedicine, in Proceedings of the ASME/IEEE ICMNS Int'l Conf. on Micro and Nano Systems, Kumming, China, 139-142.

Cavalcanti, A. (2002) Assembly Automation with Evolutionary Nanorobots and Senso-Based Control applied to Nanomedicine, in Proceedings of the IEEE - Nano 2002 Int'l Conf. on Nanotechnology, Washington D.C., USA, 161-164.

Short Paper:

Cavalcanti, A., Shirinzadeh, B., Hogg, T., & Kretly, L. C. (2006) CMOS-based Nanorobot to Combat Cancer, in Proceedings of the Australian Workshop on Fluid Mechanics, A Complex Dynamical System, Melbourne, Australia.

Invited Seminar:

Cavalcanti, A. (2014) Nanorobot Hardware Architecture for Medical Defense, Colloquium, Complex System Group, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage AK, USA.

Cavalcanti, A. (2005) Computational Nanomechatronics for Nanorobots in Medicine, Special Seminar, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston TX, USA.

Cavalcanti, A. (2003) Nanorobotics: Virtual Environments and Control Techniques, Seminary on Computer Science, Computational Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Cavalcanti, A. (2002) Autonomous Nanorobotic Control for Competitive Molecular System Design, Seminary in Dynamics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany.

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