Biography

Dr. Parsaoran Hutapea is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Temple University. He received his BS (1995), MS (1997), and PhD (2000) all in Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. His current research focus is the design of medical devices. He has received funding from private, state, and federal agencies. Recently, he received fundings from the Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation to study the mechanics of surgical needle-tissue (soft materials) interaction. Dr. Hutapea is the Director of the Composites Laboratory (https://sites.temple.edu/hutapea/) and the Nano Instrumentation Center.

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of Composite and Smart Materials
  • Design of Medical Devices

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

ENGR 2333

Mechanics of Solids

Undergraduate

Selected Publications

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2018). Insertion mechanics of bioinspired needles into soft tissues. Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies, 27(5), pp. 284-291. doi: 10.1080/13645706.2017.1418753

  • Sahlabadi, M. & Hutapea, P. (2018). Tissue deformation and insertion force of bee-stinger inspired surgical needles. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 12(3). doi: 10.1115/1.4040637

  • Sahlabadi, M. & Hutapea, P. (2018). Novel design of honeybee-inspired needles for percutaneous procedure. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 13(3). doi: 10.1088/1748-3190/aaa348

  • Gidde, S., Verissimo, N., Chen, N., Loh, B.G., & Hutapea, P. (2018). Simulation of Tissue Insertion Force of Surgical Needles using Neural Network Model.

  • Gidde, S., Verissimo, T., Chen, N., Hutapea, P., & Loh, B.G. (2018). Neural network modeling of maximum insertion force of bevel-tip surgical needle. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), 3. doi: 10.1115/IMECE201888383

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Simulation and experimental studies in needle–tissue interactions. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 31(4), pp. 861-872. doi: 10.1007/s10877-016-9909-6

  • Sahlabadi, M., Gardell, D., Attia, J.Y., Khodaei, S., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Insertion mechanics of 3D printed honeybee-inspired needle prototypes for percutaneous procedure. Frontiers in Biomedical Devices, BIOMED - 2017 Design of Medical Devices Conference, DMD 2017. doi: 10.1115/DMD2017-3457

  • Sahlabadi, M., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Novel steerable smart needle with a built-in recovery mechanism for multiple actuations. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2017-3802

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., Jezler, K., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Study of bioinspired surgery needle advancing in soft tissues. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017, 1. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2017-3915

  • Khodaei, S., Sahlabadi, M., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Design of smart barb of honeybee-inspired surgery needle. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017, 1. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2017-3851

  • Sahlabadi, M., Khodaei, S., & Hutapea, P. (2017). Design and evaluation of advanced smart needles for brain biopsy. ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2017-3838

  • Menumerov, E., Marks, B.A., Dikin, D.A., Lee, F.X., Winslow, R.D., Guru, S., Sil, D., Borguet, E., Hutapea, P., Hughes, R.A., & Neretina, S. (2016). Sensing Hydrogen Gas from Atmospheric Pressure to a Hundred Parts per Million with Nanogaps Fabricated Using a Single-Step Bending Deformation. ACS Sensors, 1(1), pp. 73-80. doi: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00102

  • Sahlabadi, M., Zhao, Y., Jezler, K., Gardell, D., Lee, H.H., Ren, F., & Hutapea, P. (2016). Polydopamine coating for thermal insulation of shape memory alloy wires. ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016, 1. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2016-9265

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). Closed loop control of a robot assisted smart flexible needle for percutaneous intervention. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2015-November, pp. 3663-3666. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319187

  • Honarvar, M., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2015). X-ray Diffraction Investigations of Shape Memory NiTi Wire. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 24(8), pp. 3038-3048. doi: 10.1007/s11665-015-1574-2

  • Datla, N.V. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Flexure-Based Active Needle for Enhanced Steering Within Soft Tissue. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(4). doi: 10.1115/1.4030654

  • Joseph, F.O.M., Kumar, M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). Development of Self-Actuating Flexible Needle System for Surgical Procedures. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(2). doi: 10.1115/1.4030221

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Feasibility of Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuation for an Active Steerable Cannula. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(2). doi: 10.1115/1.4029557

  • Joseph, F.M., Kumar, M., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2015). Effects of Tissue Interference On Electromagnetic Sensor and Ultrasound Imaging Sensing for Robot-Guided Needle Interventions. MEDICAL PHYSICS, 42(6), pp. 3596-3596. doi: 10.1118/1.4925550

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Finite element studies of needle-tissue interactions for percutaneous procedures. Journal of Medical Devices, Transactions of the ASME, 9(3). doi: 10.1115/1.4030573

  • Konh, B., Lee, H., Lee, H.H., Zhao, V., Martin, V.P., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Towards the design and development of an active needle for therapeutic procedures. 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference, NEBEC 2015. doi: 10.1109/NEBEC.2015.7117066

  • Zhao, V., Lee, H.H., Martin, V.P., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Nitinol based flexible smart needle design. 2015 41st Annual Northeast Biomedical Engineering Conference, NEBEC 2015. doi: 10.1109/NEBEC.2015.7117236

  • Honarvar, M., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Investigation of crystal structures of one-way shape memory Nitinol wire actuators for active steerable needle. Proceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering, 9432. doi: 10.1117/12.2084352

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). Computational design optimization of an SMA-based active steerable needle. Proceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering, 9433. doi: 10.1117/12.2084314

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Simulation and experimental studies of the SMA-activated needle behavior inside the tissue. Proceedings of SPIE - the International Society for Optical Engineering, 9431. doi: 10.1117/12.2084287

  • Konh, B. & Hutapea, P. (2015). A real-Time simulation for path planning in needle insertion tasks. ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2015, 1. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2015-9086

  • Konh, B., Lee, H.H., Martin, V.P., Zhao, V., Han, D., Lee, H., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Design, development and evaluation of a two way actuated steerable needle. ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2015, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS2015-9084

  • Konh, B., Honarvar, M., & Hutapea, P. (2015). Design optimization study of a shape memory alloy active needle for biomedical applications. Medical Engineering and Physics, 37(5), pp. 469-477. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2015.02.013

  • Zhao, Y.J., Joseph, F., Yan, K., Datla, N.V., Zhang, Y.D., Podder, T.K., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., & Yu, Y. (2014). Path planning for robot-assisted active flexible needle using improved Rapidly-Exploring Random trees. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014, pp. 380-383. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943608

  • Honarvar, M., Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Study of unrecovered strain and critical stresses in one-way shape memory Nitinol. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 23(8), pp. 2885-2893. doi: 10.1007/s11665-014-1077-6

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Studies with sma actuated needle for steering within tissue. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS20147516

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Analysis driven design optimization of sma-based steerable active needle. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014, 2. doi: 10.1115/SMASIS20147522

  • Joseph, F., Franz, K., Luan, Y., Zhao, Y.J., Datla, N., Hutapea, P., Dicker, A., Yu, Y., & Podder, T. (2014). Development of a coordinated controller for robot-assisted shape memory alloy actuated needle for prostate brachytherapy. 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014, pp. 357-360. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6943603

  • Konh, B., Datla, N.V., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Dynamic estimation of an active surgical needle deflection for brachytherapy procedures. Proceedings of the IEEE Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NEBEC, 2014-December. doi: 10.1109/NEBEC.2014.6972843

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., & Hutapea, P. (2014). A flexible active needle for steering in soft tissues. Proceedings of the IEEE Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NEBEC, 2014-December. doi: 10.1109/NEBEC.2014.6972769

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Koo, J., Choi, D., Yu, Y., Dicker, A.P., Podder, T.K., Darvish, K., & Hutapea, P. (2014). Polyacrylamide phantom for self-actuating needle-tissue interaction studies. Medical Engineering and Physics, 36(1), pp. 140-145. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.07.004

  • Datla, N.V., Konh, B., Honarvar, M., Podder, T.K., Dicker, A.P., Yu, Y., & Hutapea, P. (2014). A model to predict deflection of bevel-tipped active needle advancing in soft tissue. Medical Engineering and Physics, 36(3), pp. 285-293. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2013.11.006