Tag: Robotics

LCSR Grad’s Company Has Created the Swiss Army Knife of Robots

May 4, 2017

“Robots allow manufacturers to operate more cheaply. But robots themselves aren’t cheap, limiting the ability of small manufacturers to compete with larger companies or win back business from overseas. A Baltimore startup thinks it has a solution: robots as a service. “Industrial robots typically sell for $75,000 or more, a significant capital outlay. And that […]

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Best Paper Award at IRC 2017

April 13, 2017

The paper “Software Architecture of the da Vinci Research Kit,” authored by LCSR members Zihan Chen, Anton Deguet, Russell H. Taylor, and Peter Kazanzides, won the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Robotics Computing, in Taichung, Taiwan. More information about the da Vinci Research Kit can be found here.

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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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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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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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Laboratory for Computational Sensing + Robotics