In: Robotics, Augmented Reality, and Devices

Jeremy D. Brown wins two grants to investigate haptic perception in robotic applications

Grants from the NIH-funded Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Program (IREK12) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support Brown's research on haptic perception in robotic applications.

A robot tends to a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit of an Italian hospital

Meet humanity’s new ally in the coronavirus fight: Robots, CS’s Russ Taylor, Los Angeles Times

John C. Malone Professor Russell Taylor tells The L.A. Times that medical robots could be useful in intensive care units where risk of contamination is a major worry.

Russell Taylor

Russell Taylor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Russ was recognized for his contributions to the development of medical robotics and computer integrated systems.

Illustrated drawing of companion robots

Canine Comfort

A hospital stay can be a confusing and scary experience for many children. Chien-Ming Huang and team are designing robotic companions, modeled after service animals, for pediatric patients.

Surgineering illustration

Enter the Surgineer

Jeff Siewerdsen’s full-year course series, called Surgineering, aims to prepare graduate students to bring new engineering perspectives to the operating room.

Robot companions

Plays well with humans

In the not-too-distant future, robots might assist us at home, school, hospitals, and workplaces. Roboticists and ethicists want to ensure they do so effectively, and help rather than hurt—even if it's just our feelings.