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Max Schäfer

M.Sc.

Research assistant
Institut für Medizingerätetechnik

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Pfaffenwaldring 9
70569 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 3.203

  1. S. Weiland, M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “Compact 3D-printed z-positioning unit for high-throughput microscopy,” in Proceedings of the ACTUATOR21, Mannheim, Feb. 2021. [Online]. Available: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9400637
  2. M. B. Schäfer, M. Hemmer, A. M. Glöckner, and P. P. Pott, “Robotic Telemanipulation System for Minimally Invasive Surgery using a Passive Universal Joint and Inertial Sensors,” in Proceedings of the 14th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2022, London, 2022, pp. 61–62. [Online]. Available: https://hamlynsymposium.org/proceedings/
  3. J. Heinz, M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “Low-turbulence displacement-flow for an operating environment,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 5, no. 1, Art. no. 1, 2019, doi: 10.1515/cdbme-2019-0128.
  4. M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “Industrial robots for teleoperated surgery – a systematic review of existing approaches,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 5, no. 1, Art. no. 1, 2019, doi: 10.1515/cdbme-2019-0039.
  5. D. Schlesiger, G. Giacoppo, M. B. Schäfer, and P. P. Pott, “Twisted string actuation with position feedback for robotic endoscopy,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 2021, [Online]. Available: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/cdbme-2021-2087/html
  6. D. Weinmann, P. P. Pott, and M. B. Schäfer, “Steerable Tip Enables Expanding Robot to Pass Sigmoid Curve,” in Proceedings of the 16th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2024, London, 2024, pp. 109–110. [Online]. Available: https://www.hamlynsymposium.org/proceedings/
  7. G. A. Giacoppo, J. Meiringer, M. B. Schäfer, J. Mayer, M. da Silva, L. Finke, and P. P. Pott, “Influence of a fixed twisting zone on Twisted String Actuation,” presented at the ACTUATOR22, Mannheim, 2022.
  8. M. B. Schäfer, S. Weiland, L. Worbs, I. T. Khaw, and P. P. Pott, “Model-Based Workspace Assessment of a Planar Cable-Driven Haptic Device,” in Cable-Driven Parallel Robots, Cham, 2023, pp. 97--108. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32322-5_8.
  9. M. B. Schäfer, G. R. Friedrich, and P. P. Pott, “Universal Mechanical Interface for Surgical Telemanipulation using Conventional Instruments,” New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics: MESROB 2021, Basel, 2021, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76147-9_12.
  10. M. B. Schäfer, J. H. Friedrich, J. Hotz, L. Worbs, S. Weiland, and P. P. Pott, “Robotic Scrub Nurse: Surgical Instrument Handling with a Granular Jamming Gripper,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 9, no. 1, Art. no. 1, 2023, doi: doi:10.1515/cdbme-2023-1044.
  11. M. B. Schäfer, S. Eggstein, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “360° Laparoscopic Imaging System to Facilitate Camera Control and Orientation in Minimally Invasive Surgery,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, Art. no. 2, 2022, doi: doi:10.1515/cdbme-2022-1068.
  12. M. B. Schäfer, A. M. Glöckner, G. R. Friedrich, J. G. Meiringer, and P. P. Pott, “Measuring interaction forces in surgical telemanipulation using conventional instruments,” Robotica, pp. 1–13, 2023, doi: DOI: 10.1017/S0263574722001758.
  13. M. B. Schäfer, J. Nawratil, M. Hemmer, S. Weiland, and P. P. Pott, “Cable-Driven Linear Haptic Display for Medical Interventions,” in Proceedings of the 14th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics 2022, London, 2022, pp. 125–126. [Online]. Available: https://hamlynsymposium.org/proceedings/
  14. M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, N. Lösch, and P. P. Pott, “Assessment of a Commercial Virtual Reality Controller for Telemanipulation of an Articulated Robotic Arm,” in 2020 8th IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), New York City, NY, USA, USA, Nov. 2020, pp. 860–865. doi: 10.1109/BioRob49111.2020.9224394.
  15. M. B. Schäfer, S. Weiland, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “Compact Microscope Module for High-Throughput Microscopy,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 6, no. 3, Art. no. 3, 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/cdbme-2020-3136.
  16. M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, N. Lösch, and P. P. Pott, “Telemanipulation of an Articulated Robotic Arm using a Commercial Virtual Reality Controller,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 6, no. 3, Art. no. 3, 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/cdbme-2020-3033.
  17. M. B. Schäfer, B. A. Al-Abboodi, and P. P. Pott, “Haptic User Interface of a Cable-Driven Input Device to Control the End Effector of a Surgical Telemanipulation System,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 2021, [Online]. Available: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/cdbme-2021-2054/html
  18. M. B. Schäfer, S. Riepe, M. Parenzan, C. J. E. Bauer, J. Hotz, J. G. Meiringer, S. Weiland, and P. P. Pott, “Haptic User Interface for Dynamic Feedback of Gripping Forces in Robot-Assisted Surgery,” presented at the CURAC 2023, Basel, 2023.
  19. J. Mayer, M. B. Schäfer, J. Liu, G. A. Giacoppo, T. Markert, S. Matich, P. Brunner, and P. P. Pott, “Hand-Held Device for Force Estimation during Tool-Tissue Interaction,” presented at the ACTUATOR22, Mannheim, Jun. 2022.
  20. G. A. Giacoppo, M. B. Schäfer, and P. P. Pott, “Endurance Test Rig for Twisted String Actuators,” presented at the IKMT 2022, Linz, Austria, 2022.
  21. M. B. Schäfer, M. Waltner, G. A. Giacoppo, and P. P. Pott, “Steerable Flexible Laparoscope to Facilitate Camera Guidance During Minimally Invasive Procedures,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, Art. no. 2, 2022, doi: doi:10.1515/cdbme-2022-1016.
  22. M. B. Schäfer, D. Reichert, K. W. Stewart, A. M. Herkommer, C. Reichert, and P. P. Pott, “Smartphone-based low-cost microscope with monolithic focusing mechanism,” in Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Sep. 2018, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 267–270. doi: 10.1515/cdbme-2018-0065.
  23. D. Hasselbeck, M. B. Schäfer, K. W. Stewart, and P. P. Pott, “Diagnostic Capabilities of a Smartphone-Based Low-Cost Microscope,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 6, no. 3, Art. no. 3, 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/cdbme-2020-3134.
  24. M. B. Schäfer, J. G. Meiringer, J. Nawratil, L. Worbs, G. A. Giacoppo, and P. P. Pott, “Estimating Gripping Forces During Robot- Assisted Surgery Based on Motor Current,” Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, vol. 8, no. 1, Art. no. 1, 2022, doi: doi:10.1515/cdbme-2022-0027.

2011 – Abitur, Max-Planck-Gymnasium Nürtingen

2015 – B.Sc. Medical Engineering, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen & University of Stuttgart
Development of a low-cost multispectral imaging system

2017 – M.Sc. Medical Engineering, University of Stuttgart
Development of a goniometer for characterization of endoscopic light sources
Theoretical analysis of the supporting force concerning the human-machine-interface between human and arm support

2017 – Research assistant, Institute of Medical Device Technology, University of Stuttgart

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