A Wave Simulator and Active Heave Compensation Framework
JOpenShowVar, a communication interface to Kuka robots
2017, September, 10 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

1st prize at the SOCRATIC Social innovation Hackathon in Trondheim

The aim of the Social innovation Hackathon event is to bridge people from different backgrounds and explore how IT can help deliver social innovations that can have a global impact. The event features social entrepreneurs, non-governmental organisations, companies that are working towards social innovation, academics, students, and social groups facing challenges. NTNU organises this seminar connected to the EU-project «SOCRATIC» in Horizon 2020 ( The main goal of the project

2017, January, 16 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

A free ride on the Uber app, free code

Dear friends, tired of overpaying for cabs? I’m giving you a free ride on the Uber app. To accept, use code 'filippos37ue' to sign up. Enjoy! Details:

2016, May, 22 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Macbook Pro 16GB RAM Upgrade (Early 2011)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) by replacing the old RAM (2x4GB) with new RAM (2x8GB). Here are the steps that I followed: MacBook Pro: How to remove or install memory. I also took some photos to document the process. {loadposition ram}

2016, May, 18 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Den 17. mai er Norges nasjonaldag. Bilder av paraden i Trondheim

Den 17. mai er Norges nasjonaldag. Here some photos that I shoot for the Nasjonaldagen 2016 in Trondheim. Enjoy!

2016, April, 17 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Install ROS and Gazebo on Ubuntu Linux 14.04

To achieve ROS integration with stand-alone Gazebo, the following steps may be followed.

2016, March, 11 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Doctoral Awards Ceremony at NTNU

After defending my PhD thesis on the 20th of August, 2015, I received my diploma today. It was a beautiful ceremony at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in Trondheim. Some photos and a video of the recorded ceremony are reported in the following.

2016, February, 24 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Filippo Sanfilippo awarded with the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Grant

It is a great pleasure and a true honour for me to communicate that I have been awarded a research scholarship from the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Scholarship program with regards to my PhD studies. OES awards only eight scholarships a year to deserving researchers across the world. The committee has officially announced the award with the following words: "Dear Filippo, Thank you for your interest and application to the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Scholarship program.

2015, December, 21 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Filippo Sanfilippo elected as Membership Development Officer for the IEEE Norway Section

I am very glad to announce that I have been elected as Membership Development Officer for the IEEE Norway Section. I would like to express my greatest gratitude for all the IEEE members that supported me throughout the election. I pledge to work with you to improve IEEE, globally and locally, and to increase value for each member.

2015, December, 19 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Some shots that I recently took in Japan

I am glad to share some shots that I recently took in Japan. I was there to present the following article: Filippo Sanfilippo, Paul B.T. Weustink and Kristin Ytterstad Pettersen. A Coupling Library for the Force Dimension Haptic Devices and the 20-sim Modelling and Simulation Environment. Accepted for publication to the Proc. of the 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Yokohama, Japan, 2015. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]

2015, December, 17 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

A summary of my research and publications for the year 2015

The year 2015 has been an exceptionally productive year from a research point of view. A list of my publications for the year 2015 is reported in the following.

2015, December, 1 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Control Strategies for Snake Robot Locomotion in Challenging Outdoor Environments (SNAKE)

This project aims to develop new methods and tools to control snake robots for use in challenging real-life operations, in earthquake-hit areas, pipe inspection for oil and gas industry, fire-fighting operations and search and rescue. The research team is composed of some members from the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU, including Associate Professor Øyvind Stavdahl, Research Scientist Pål Liljebäck and Postdoctoral Fellow Filippo Sanfilippo. Other members of the research team are

2015, November, 28 Filippo Sanfilippo 0

Winter Wonderland in Ålesund

// Winter Wonderland in Ålesund. Feel free to share it! Posted by Filippo Sanfilippo Visual Arts on Sunday, 22 November 2015

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