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Toward Corrective Methods for Sustainable Power Grid Control

February 8, 2017

Enrique Mallada, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, designs new methods to coordinate network-wide control that allow a more efficient integration of renewable wind and solar energy into power grids. Mallada is currently working on a project funded by a seed grant from the Environment, Energy, Sustainability and Health (E2SHI) to equip power […]

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Taylor Team Develops Galen Surgical Robot for Research and Clinical Use

February 8, 2017

Russell Taylor, the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science and director of the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, is working to refine research and surgical applications of the Galen Surgical System, a robot used to reduce surgeon hand tremors and increase precision during head and neck microsurgery. Taylor also recently received a TEDCO […]

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ROBODOC Hip/Knee Replacement Surgical Robot prototype donated

November 21, 2016

A 1989 prototype of ROBODOC, to which Russell Taylor and Peter Kazanzides developed at IBM Research with UC Davis prior to joining LCSR at Johns Hopkins University, has been donated to the Smithsonian: “The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History today acquired a 1989 prototype of ROBODOC, a groundbreaking orthopedic surgical device created for hip and […]

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Under the Depths: Dynamical Systems and Control Laboratory

November 18, 2016

By Rachel Hegeman   Hidden in the depths of the basement of Krieger hall on Homewood campus, there is a large room containing a 50,000 gallon tank of water. You may ask, what lurks there in the deep? Could it be sharks? The kraken? You would be wrong on both accounts. It is a machine […]

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Johns Hopkins Orthpaedics T-32 training grant partners CAMP group in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery here at LCSR

September 20, 2016

“The Johns Hopkins Orthopaedics T-32 training grant is an NIH funded research fellowship aimed at collaborative team science. The grant funds one orthopaedic surgery resident and two postdoctoral basic science or engineering postdoctoral fellows each year. We are proud to announce that this year, the grant has brought together Johns Hopkins Orthopaedic Surgery (Greg Osgood […]

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Johns Hopkins Scientist Programs Robot for “Soft Tissue” Surgery

May 6, 2016

Project aims to improve results for patients, expand availability of surgery   Not even the surest surgeon’s hand is quite as steady and consistent as a robotic arm built of metal and plastic, programmed to perform the same motions over and over. So could it handle the slippery stuff of soft tissues during a surgery? […]

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