Robotics Newsletter
Spring 2017
Robotics at Johns Hopkins University
Russell Taylor works near the Galen Surgical Robot

Precision Guidance


Russell Taylor and a team of LCSR researchers are 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.

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Winged robot

Inspired by Nature


Chen Li and his team investigated how insects move through complex terrain, developing a robot with wings to help better understand ways to improve robotic mobility. The research could aid robot deployment in difficult environments, such as wreckage sites.

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Electrical power lines

Controlling the Grid


Enrique Mallada designs new methods to coordinate network-wide control that allows a more efficient integration of renewable energy into power grids.

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dVRK Research

Open-Source Research


Peter Kazanzides and Russell Taylor have created an open-source software and electronics kit that is making minimally-invasive robotic surgery more accessible and affordable.

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Jack Zhang

Recording the Brain


For his PhD dissertation, Jack Zhang addressed a fundamental challenge in neural hardware: recording different areas of the brain using very low power and small electronics.

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CAMP augmented reality system

Nassir Navab and the Computer-Aided Medical Procedures lab have received funding for an augmented reality system to support orthopedic and trauma surgeries.

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In Other News...

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