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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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JHU Robotics Industry Day 2014

February 16, 2015

The Johns Hopkins Robotics Industry Day was hosted by the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) on the Homewood Campus in the fall of 2014. The event was attended by representatives from industry and other research labs from around the country. During this annual event, LCSR faculty shared the latest developments in the field […]

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IAS Hans-Fischer-Senior-Fellowship awarded to Greg Hager

February 16, 2015

Gregory Hager, Chair of the Computer Science Department at Johns Hopkins and a member of LCSR, recently was awarded the Hans Fischer Senior Fellowship by the Institute for Advanced Study after an international competition. Hager’s winning entry proposed partnering with Technische Universität Munchen on boundary-pushing projects in the area of human-machine collaborative systems. The fellowship […]

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Camera-augmented mobile C-Arm installed at LCSR

February 16, 2015

A Brief History Nassir Navab, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, and former colleagues Ali Bani-Hashemi and Matthias Mitschke invented the Camera-Augmented mobile C-arm in 1998 at Siemens Corporate Research in Princeton, New Jersey.  The early concept and implementation were first presented at IEEE’s International Workshop on Augmented Reality in 1999 in San […]

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LCSR hosts Research Experience for Undergraduates

February 16, 2015

For more than a decade, at the beginning of every summer, a fresh group of engineering undergraduates from different universities across the United States have arrived at the Whiting School of Engineering to start a 10-week intensive research program in Computational Sensing and Medical Robotics. Thanks to a three-year National Science Foundation award that was […]

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Nature Reports: Undersea robot explores life below Arctic ice

December 18, 2014

“Although 2014 has not been kind to rockets, it has been a banner year for robots of all stripes. NASA’s Curiosity rover sniffed out signs of methane on Mars; the European Space Agency dropped a washing-machine-sized lander onto a comet. And in July, researchers used a robotic diver to probe one of the most inaccessible […]

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Johns Hopkins Robo Challenge awarded JH Alumni Association grant

December 17, 2014

The JH Alumni Association has awarded the Johns Hopkins Robo Challenge a grant to fund the annual competition on May 2, 2015. Held annually, Robo Challenge is a graduate student organized robotics educational outreach effort aimed at middle and high school students. For more information on the Robo Challenge event and training sessions for teachers […]

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