The team has received grant (1R01HL143468) from the National Institutes of Health – National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH-NHLBi) on the optimization of aortic modeling.
Nicolas Sarfaraz presented work on the “Automation of the ‘Big Bubble’ Hydro-Dissection Method for DALK Cornea Transplant Surgery” at the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics on June 26th, 2018.
N Sarfaraz, S Guo, T Schroeder, W.G. Gensheimer, J.U. Kang, A Krieger. Automation of the “Big Bubble” Hydro-Dissection Method for DALK Cornea Transplant Surgery. Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, London, United Kingdom, June 24-27, 2018.
Tyler Schroeder and Justin Opfermann presented work on “Autonomous Electrosurgery for Tumor Resection Using a Multi-Degree of Freedom Electrosurgical Tool and Visual Servoing” and “Minimally Invasive Soft Robotic Tissue Manipulator for Safe Autonomous Surgery” at the IROS conference on September 27, 2017.
Fox News has highlighted our research work on electro-surgery with the STAR system, presented at the IROS conference.
Congratulations to Byeol (Star) Kim for passing her PhD Qualifying Exam.
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Recently, a team of researchers at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Hospital, including Professor Axel Krieger, captivated the news circuit with its Smart-Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR). News outlets including CNN, Washington Post, BBC, Economist, Forbes, WSJ published articles about the project.