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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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What Juggling Is Teaching Scientists About Running

September 24, 2014

Research on juggling is giving scientists a better understanding of how we’re able to do “no-brainer” activities like walking and running. A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology shows that touch sensation, also known as haptic feedback, plays an important role in maintaining the rhythm that is integral to juggling. “The haptic sensation is […]

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Mert Ankarali Named 2015 Siebel Scholar

September 24, 2014

LCSR’s Mustafa Mert Ankarali, a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering, has been selected to join the prestigious Siebel Scholars Class of 2015. This scholarship is awarded annually for academic excellence and demonstrated leadership to 85 top students from world’s leading graduate schools. Mert is the first Siebel Scholar from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at […]

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