Tag: Robotics

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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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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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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