Michael Wiertlewski and Aimée Sakes receive a Cohesion Grant

4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen
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Michaël Wiertlewski (TT in CoR-TUD) and Aimée Sakes (TT in BME-TUD) have been awarded a cohesion grant by the faculty of 3mE of Delft University of Technology. The main aim of the project is to control the frictional properties of the catheter in real-time, using ultrasonic friction modulation, to anchor a compliant catheter inside the body. The body of the catheter will exhibit high-friction with the biological tissues by default, which provides support to maintain a certain position or to operate with high forces without buckling, and can become near frictionless by engaging the ultrasonic actuation during insertion and removal of the catheter.

Michael Wiertlewski and Aimée Sakes receive a Cohesion Grant

Michaël Wiertlewski (TT in CoR-TUD) and Aimée Sakes (TT in BME-TUD) have been awarded a cohesion grant by the faculty of 3mE of Delft University of Technology. The main aim of the project is to control the frictional properties of the catheter in real-time, using ultrasonic friction modulation, to anchor a compliant catheter inside the body. The body of the catheter will exhibit high-friction with the biological tissues by default, which provides support to maintain a certain position or to operate with high forces without buckling, and can become near frictionless by engaging the ultrasonic actuation during insertion and removal of the catheter.