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Jack Zhang Defends His PhD

February 8, 2017

Hopkins alumnus Jie (Jack) Zhang successfully defended his PhD thesis in Electrical Engineering in July. Zhang, who earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Hopkins in 2010, is now at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) pursuing postdoctoral studies in neuroscience and electrical engineering. Zhang cites his flexible and creative undergraduate experience as a compelling […]

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CAMP Receives Funding from JHU-Coulter

February 8, 2017

The Johns Hopkins-Coulter Translational Partnership Oversight Committee has selected the Johns Hopkins laboratory for Computer Aided Medical Procedures (CAMP), led by Nassir Navab, for the full funding requested for their system. The system, entitled “Augmented Reality for Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeries,” comprises a 3D camera mounted on a traditional X-ray machine and 3D Computed Tomography […]

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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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