Térence Essomba


Térence Essomba, PhD

Post-doctorial Researcher
Working in collaboration between

Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
43, Sec. 4, Keelung Rd., Taipei 106, Taiwan
And
Medical Augmented Reality Research Center
Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou
5, Fuxing Street, Gueishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan.

Tel: +886 978 889 392
Email: terence.essomba@gmail.com

(Now: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan. http://www.me.ncu.edu.tw/Faculty/faculty-more.php?id=87)

Research Interests

Mechanical design of medical robots
Optimal mechanism synthesis
Mechatronic design of medical devices
Instrumentation of clinital tools

Education

09/2009-09/2012 - PhD, Medical Robotic, University of Orleans, France
09/2008-09/2009 - MSc, Mechanical Enginering, University of Poitiers, France
09/2003-09/2008 - BEng, Aerospace Systems Engineering, Institut Polytechnique des Sciences Avancees, France

Professional Employments

07/2013-06/2015 - Postdoc Assistant Researcher, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan.
12/2012-06/2013 - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Orleans Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department, Orleans, France.

Professional Activities

Conference organization

Technical Session Chair, “Assistive, medical and service robots”, The ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA 2012), July 2nd-4th 2012, Nantes, France.

Reviewer

International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computed Assisted Surgery
Frontier of Mechanical Engineering
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE)
IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA)
IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC)
ASME Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA)
International Conference on Mechatronics Technology (ICMT)

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. L.NOUAILLE, M.A. LARIBI, C.A.NELSON, T.ESSOMBA, G.POISSON and S.ZEGHLOUL, “Design Process for Robotic Medical Tool Guidance Manipulators”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, accepted May 6th, published online June 10th 2015, (DOI: 10.1177/0954406215590639, http://pic.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/06/10/0954406215590639).
  2. T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, S.ZEGHLOUL, G.POISSON, “Optimal synthesis of a spherical parallel mechanism for medical application”, Robotica, accepted June 11th 2014, published online July 9th 2014 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574714001805).
  3. T.ESSOMBA, L.NOUAILLE, M.A. LARIBI, C.A.NELSON, S.ZEGHLOUL and G.POISSON, “Spherical wrist dimensional synthesis adapted for tool-guidance medical robots”, Mechanics & Industry, January 2014, Vol. 15. No. 3, pp 217-223, (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/meca/2014022).
  4. T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, L.NOUAILLE, S.ZEGHLOUL, G.POISSON and P.VIEYRES, “A specific performances comparative study of two spherical robots for tele-echography application”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, December 2014, Vol. 228, No. 18, pp. 3419–3429, (DOI: 10.1177/0954406214530598, http://pic.sagepub.com/content/228/18/3419).
  5. T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, J.-P.GAZEAU, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Contribution to the Design of a Robotized Tele-Echography System”, Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering Journal, Special Issue on International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, June 2012, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 135-149, (DOI: 10.1007/s11465-012-0326-3, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11465-012-0326-3).
  6. T.ESSOMBA, L.NOUAILLE, M.A.LARIBI, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Design Process of a Robotized Tele-Echography System”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, March 2012, Vol. 162, pp. 384-393, (DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.162.384).

International Conferences

  1. T.ESSOMBA, C.-T.WU, S.-T.LEE, C.-H.KUO, “Mechanical Design of a Craniotomy Robotic Manipulator Based on Optimal Kinematic and Force Performance”, The 4th IFToMM 2015 International Symposium on Robotic and Mechatronics (IRSM), June 23-25th 2015, Poitiers, France.
  2. C.-H.KUO, T.ESSOMBA, G.-K.LI, C.-T.WU, S.-T.LEE, “Kinematic Performance Analysis of a Novel Mechanism for Craniotomy Robotic System”, The 3rd International Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation (ICETI 2014), October 31st-November 4th 2014, Kenting, Taiwan.
  3. C.-H.KUO, T.ESSOMBA, G.-K.LI, C.-T.WU, S.-T.LEE, “Toward a Craniotomy Robotic System: Mechanism Design and Preliminary Result”, The 18th International Conference on Mechatronic Technology (ICMT 2014), October 21st-24th 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. C.-H.KUO, T.ESSOMBA, G.-K.LI, C.-T.WU, S.-T.LEE, “Kinematic Optimization of a Novel Remote Center-of-Motion Mechanism for Robotic Craniotomy”, The 3rd IFToMM Asian Conference on Mechanism and Machine Science (Asian MMS 2014), July 9-10th 2014, Tianjin, China. (Best Paper Award)
  5. C.-H.KUO, T.ESSOMBA, G.-K.LI, C.-T.WU, S.-T.LEE, “A Novel Remote Center-of-Motion Mechanical Manipulator for Applications in Craniotomy Robots”, 2014 International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ARIS 2014), June 6-8th 2014, Taipei, Taiwan.
  6. T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, J.-P.GAZEAU, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Design and Optimization of a Master-Slave System for Tele-Echography Application”, The ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA 2012), July 2nd-4th 2012, Nantes, France.
  7. T.ESSOMBA, L.NOUAILLE, M.A.LARIBI, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Design Process of a Robotized Tele-Echography System”, The 11th MTM & Robotic 2011 International Conference on Mechanisms and Mechanical Transmissions (MTM), June 6-8th 2012, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  8. T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Contribution to the Design of a Robotized Tele-Echography System”, The 2nd IFToMM 2011 International Symposium on Robotic and Mechatronics (IRSM 2011), November 3rd-5th 2011, Shanghaï, Chine.
  9. M.A.LARIBI, T.ESSOMBA, S.ZEGHLOUL, G.POISSON, “Optimal Synthesis of a New Spherical Parallel Mechanism for Application to a Tele-Echography Chain”, The ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences (IDETC/CIE), Washington DC, USA, August 29-31th 2011, Shanghaï, Chine.
  10. G.CHARON, N.MORETTE, T.ESSOMBA, P.VIEYRES, J.CANOU, P.FRAISSE, S.ZEGHLOUL, A.KRUPA, P.ARBEILLE, “Robotic Platform for an Interactive Tele-Echography System : The PROSIT ANR-2008 Project”, Hamlyn Symposium on medical robotic, May 10th 2010, London, United Kingdom.
  11. T.LI, M.CECCARELLI, T.ESSOMBA, M.A.LARIBI, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Analysis of Human Bicep Obstacle Overcoming by Motion System”, The RAAD 2012 17th International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, September 10-13th 2012, Napoli, Italy.

National Conferences (France)

  1. T.ESSOMBA, L.NOUAILLE, M.A.LARIBI, C.A.NELSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, G.POISSON, “Spherical wrist dimensional synthesis adapted for tool-guidance medical robots”, CFM 21ème CONGRÉS FRANÇAIS DE MÉCANIQUE, Bordeaux, France (2013).
  2. T.ESSOMBA, G.POISSON, S.ZEGHLOUL, “Design of a Haptic Device for a Tele-Echography Robot”, Journée des Jeunes Chercheurs du Laboratoire PRISME, Nouan le Fuzelier, France, June 16-17th 2011.