Tendon-driven Flexible Manipulator

Tendon-driven Flexible Manipulator

Project goals This project aims to develop a flexible manipulator for transnasal/transoral surgery. Compared with existing surgical manipulators, the developed one should have better performance…

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Tip Tracking and Shape Sensing for Flexible Surgical Robots

Tip Tracking and Shape Sensing for Flexible Surgical Robots

Project Goals As a typical minimally invasive surgery, transoral surgery brings to patients significant benefits such as decreased intra-operative blood loss, less post-operative complication morbidity,…

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Image Based Visual Servoing to Guide Flexible Robots

Image Based Visual Servoing to Guide Flexible Robots

Project goals Flexible robots including active cannula or cable driven continuum robots are typically suitable for such minimally invasive surgeries because they are able to…

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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Surveillance

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Surveillance

Project Goals: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a tumor arising from the epithelial cells that cover the surface and line the nasopharynx. The concern about NPC…

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Surgical Tracking Based on Stereo Vision and Depth Sensing

Surgical Tracking Based on Stereo Vision and Depth Sensing

Project Goals: The objective of this research is to incorporate multiple sensors at broad spectrum, including stereo infrared (IR) cameras, color (or RGB) cameras and…

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