Russell Taylor receives EMBS Technical Achievement Award

October 14, 2015

Russell Taylor, director of the LCSR and John C. Malone Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society’s Technical Field Award for his contributions and leadership in the field of medical robotics from the organization’s 37th Annual International Conference on August 26 in Milano, Italy. Taylor earned a bachelor’s in engineering science from Johns Hopkins University in 1970 and a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University in 1976. He directs the Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST ERC) at Johns Hopkins. Taylor’s recent research includes work on systems, medical robotics for microsurgery and MIS, statistical modeling and deformable 2D-3D registration, radiation oncology planning, and human-machine cooperative systems in surgery.

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