In: Robotics, Augmented Reality, and Devices

The Da Vinci Surgical Robot operates on colorful shapes.

The Robot Surgeon Will See You Now, The New York Times

Russ Taylor, Greg Hager, and Axel Krieger spoke to The New York Times about the future of AI and robotics in surgery. 

Mechanical Engineering Professor Jeremy Brown and graduate student Alexandra Miller demonstrate a sleeve used to give haptic feedback from prosthetics.

Get a grip: Adding haptics to prosthetic hands eases users’ mental load

Through neuroimaging, engineers discover that prosthetics that provide haptic sensory feedback lessen the mental energy users expend when using the device.

An illustration of a robot arm holding a coronavirus molecule.

Ready for duty: Health care robots get good prognosis for next pandemic

Robots helped hospitals confront the coronavirus pandemic. What lessons are engineers taking with them as they think about the next generation of health care robots?

A monitor showing vital signs. It is connected to a mannequin in a hospital bed.

Hopkins ventilator robot wins top prize at UK Robotics Week Challenge

A robotic system created by a team from Johns Hopkins University won the top prize in an international robotics challenge focused on developing solutions for the COVID-19 health crisis and future global pandemics.

A person in PPE works with a robot.

Autonomous robots are coming to the operating room, The Wall Street Journal

Axel Krieger featured in The Wall Street Journal for new advances in robotic surgery.

Jonathan Cope and Mechanical Engineering Professor Axel Krieger work in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Bio-Containment Unit to test a robot that adjusts ventilator settings while being controlled via a tablet from outside the patient's room in order to avoid unnecessary patient contact.

Remote control for COVID-19 patient ventilators

A new robotic system designed by Johns Hopkins researchers may help hospitals preserve protective gear, limit staff exposure to COVID-19, and provide more time for clinical work.