News and Events

 

  • October 2021: Dave Hanley and  Abhishek Kaushik joined the Surgical and Interventional Robotics Group as Research Associates.  Welcome, guys! We look forward to all the cool research you will be doing!

 

  • October 2021: Keyhan Kouhkiloui Babarahmati joined the Surgical and Interventional Robotics Group as a Research Associate. He will be part of HARMONY Project. Harmony will develop assistive robotic mobile manipulation technologies for use in hospital environments. Our work will enable robust, flexible and safe autonomous mobile manipulation robots for use in human-centred environments by making fundamental contributions in cognitive mechatronic technologies.

 

  • May 2021: Our IEEE ICRA Workshop on “Holistic Integration of Design, Sensing, and Intelligence in Dexterous Surgical Robotic Systems” was held online. Link 

 

  • January 2021: Our ICRA 2021 Workshop Proposal on “Holistic Integration of Design, Sensing, and Intelligence in Dexterous Medical Robotic Systems” was accepted.    Organizers:  F. Alambeigi (UT Austin),  M. Khadem (UoE), F. Atashzar (NYU), F. Ficuciello (Università di Napoli Federico).

 

  • December 2020: Dr. Mohsen Khadem and an Edinburgh team with co-PIs Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, Dr. Zhibin (Alex) Li, and Dr. Vladimir Ivan  joining the H2020 Project titled “Harmony: Enhancing Healthcare with Assistive Robotic Mobile Manipulation.” The team will be looking at flexible and safe autonomous mobile manipulation robots for use in human-centered environments — aiming to make fundamental contributions in cognitive mechatronic technologies.

 

  • September 2020: Emile Makute joined the Surgical and Interventional Robotics Group at the start of this Academic Year. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Informatics. Welcome, Emile! We look forward to all the cool research you will be doing!

 

  • August 2020: Mriganka Biswas joined the Surgical and Interventional Robotics Group as a Research Associate. He will be working on the application of AI in Human-Machine interaction in medical robotics.

 

 

 

  • August 2019: Our group was awarded an MRC Confidence in Concept (CiC) grant to develop a novel robotic platform for the sampling of the distal lung in Critical Care Units.

 

  • May 2019: Balint Thamo joined the Surgical and Interventional Robotics Group this summer. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Informatics. Welcome, Balint!

 

  • May 2019: Our IEEE ICRA Workshop on “Open Challenges and State-of-the-Art in Control System Design and Technology Development for Surgical Robotic Systems” was held in Montreal, Canada. Link
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