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Peter Kazanzides and Russell Taylor present at FDA Public Workshop

October 27, 2015

Russell Taylor, the John C. Malone Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Peter Kazanzides, a research professor in that department, made presentations at the Robotically-Assisted Surgical Devices (RASD) Workshop hosted by the Food and Drug Administration in July 2015. Taylor spoke about the “Essential Performance Characteristics of RASD,” and Kazanzides discussed the issues […]

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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics Program 2015

October 27, 2015

The Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics Research Experience for Undergraduates program was held from late May through the end of July this year. Eleven students participated in the program and worked on challenging research projects. In addition to working closely with faculty mentors and graduate student mentors on their research, the students also learned about […]

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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 […]

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Nassir Navab of CS wins “10-Year Lasting Impact Award” at ISMAR

October 8, 2015

Nassir Navab, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, has won the “10 Years Lasting Impact Award” at the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality. He was honored for overall contributions to augmented reality, with a particular focus on medical augmented reality.   Get the story.

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Head of the robot revolution

October 5, 2015

Smart cars, agriculture drones and intelligent devices that assist the elderly in their homes are all part of the “robot revolution” — and the focus of Greg Chirikjian’s day job as program director of the National Science Foundation’s National Robotics Initiative. A professor of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University for the last 23 years, […]

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Noah Cowan and James Knierim Receive 2015 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award

July 8, 2015

How do you keep track of where you are as you walk through a known environment, such as your house or a shopping mall? To study this question, Mechanical Engineering professor Noah Cowan and Neuroscience professor James Knierim were selected to receive a 2015 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award. Their proposed study, entitled “Engineering Approaches to […]

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Dr. Chen Li to Join Mechanical Engineering Faculty and Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics in Winter 2015-2016

June 25, 2015

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Chen Li who will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics as Assistant Professor in Winter 2015-2016. Beginning this summer Dr. Li will hold interim appointment as Assistant Research Professor in ME while he completes his postdoctoral research at […]

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LCSR post-doc wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award

May 15, 2015

Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, a postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, has received a National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award for her work developing technology to make surgery safer. This award, which provides a salary and funding for two years, supports younger researchers as they transition from post-doctoral fellows […]

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Taylor selected to receive IEEE EMBS’s Technical Achievement Award

May 8, 2015

Russell H. Taylor, the John C. Malone Professor of Computer Science and director of the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics at the Whiting School of Engineering, has won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Engineering in Medicine and Biology Technical Achievement Award for “contributions and leadership in the field of surgical robotics and […]

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