Johns Hopkins Medical Robotics Pioneer Russell H. Taylor to Receive 2015 Honda Prize

September 30, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, a Johns Hopkins professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 by the Honda Foundation, which initiated this honor in 1980 as Japan’s first international science and technology award.

The Honda Foundation, based in Tokyo, was established by Honda Motor’s founder Soichiro Honda and his younger brother, Benjiro Honda. The foundation is currently headed by Hirito Ishida.

 

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