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  • Personalized robot assistant for support in dressing 

    Jevtic, Aleksandar; Flores Valle, Andrés; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Chance, Greg; Caleb-Solly, Praminda; Dogramadzi, Sanja; Torras, Carme (2019)
    Article
    Open Access
    Robot-assisted dressing is performed in close physical interaction with users who may have a wide range of physical characteristics and abilities. Design of user adaptive and personalized robots in this context is still ...
  • Assessment of sustainability competencies: a literature review and future pathways for ESD research and practice 

    Cebrián Bernat, Gisela; Segalàs Coral, Jordi; Hernández Gómez, M. Angeles (WSB University in Wroclaw Publication Department, 2019-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper aims at reviewing existing theoretical frameworks in sustainability competencies and identifying suitable evaluation strategies and instruments for sustainability competencies assessment in the context of Education ...
  • Herramienta para visualización gráfica de fuerzas de contacto y de movimientos de una mano robótica con sensores táctiles 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    En este trabajo se presenta una herramienta de software que permite la visualización gráfica de fuerzas de contacto de especial utilidad en prensiones usando manos robóticas. Las fuerzas visualizadas se generan debido ...
  • Model-free in-hand manipulation based on commanded virtual contact points 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents a simple strategy to allow therotation of unknown objects using a robotic hand equipped withtactile sensors. The tactile and kinematic information, obtainedwhile that the object ...
  • 3D printed microstructured Au/TiO2 catalyst for hydrogen photoproduction 

    Elkoro Ugarteburu, Ander; Soler Turu, Lluís; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Casanova Hormaechea, Ignasi (Elsevier, 2019-06-25)
    Article
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    We successfully 3D printed Au/TiO2 monoliths for photogenerating hydrogen from water/ethanol gaseous mixtures under dynamic conditions. Monolith designs were printed by additive superposition of microfilaments of titania-based ...
  • Production and evaluation of antimicrobial microcapsules with essential oils using complex coacervation 

    Lopez, Arianne; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Valles, Betina; Prieto, Remedios; Simo, Mercedes (Springer, 2019-08-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Nowadays, the needs and requirements to avoid infections during surgical operations, require to be more imaginative than ever. The one-use textiles substrates that are used in hospitals can be, also, a way to transport the ...
  • Manipulación diestra de objetos desconocidos usando puntos de contacto virtuales 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    En este trabajo se presenta una estrategia de manipulación que permite rotar objetos desconocidos usando una mano robótica equipada con sensores táctiles. Las configuraciones de la mano que permiten cambiar la posición ...
  • Medically-derived radionuclides levels in seven heterogeneous urban wastewater treatment plants: The role of operating conditions and catchment area 

    Mulas Capuz, Daniel; Camacho García, Antonia; Garbayo, Ana; Devesa, Ricard; Duch Guillen, María Amor (Elsevier, 2019-05-01)
    Article
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    In nuclear medicine radionuclides are administered to patients both for diagnosis or treatment. Subsequently, the excreta from patients, enriched in radionuclides, enter the sewerage networks and reach wastewater treatment ...
  • EURADOS Working Group 12 studies in interventional radiology for medical staff dosimetry 

    Ferrari, Paolo; Bakhanova, Elena; Becker, Frank; Campani, L.; Chumak, Vadim; Principi, Sara (2018-11-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    EURADOS (European Radiation Dosimetry Group)Working Group 12 (dosimetry in medical imaging) established a subtask devoted to the dosimetry of the medical staff employed in interventional radiology practices. As it is widely ...
  • Respirometric study of optical brighteners in textile wastewater 

    Salas Olivares, Héctor Manuel; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; López Grimau, Víctor; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Optical brighteners (OBs) are colorless fluorescent dyes, widely used in industry to improve whiteness in materials. Nearly 80% of all OBs in the market are derivatives of stilbene. They absorb the near-ultraviolet light ...
  • Adapting robot task planning to user preferences: an assistive shoe dressing example 

    Canal Camprodon, Gerard; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Torras, Carme (2019-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Healthcare robots will be the next big advance in humans’ domestic welfare, with robots able to assist elderly people and users with disabilities. However, each user has his/her own preferences, needs and abilities. ...
  • Microplastics' emissions: microfibers’ detachment from textile garments 

    Belzagui Elder, Francisco; Crespi Rosell, Martin; Álvarez Sánchez, Antonio; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes (2019-05-01)
    Article
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    Microplastics (synthetic polymers <5¿mm) have been recently recognized as a big environmental concern, as their ubiquity is an undeniable fact. Their wide variety regarding shapes, sizes, and materials turn them into an ...

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