Dr. Gregory Hager, JHU, visits ISAT

Dr. Juan P. Wachs and members of ISAT laboratory welcomed Dr. Gregory Hager, from John Hopkins University, during his visit to Purdue University on April 4th, 2018. Glebys Gonzales and Natalia Sanchez Tamayo demonstrated ABB YUMI, with 3D-printed surgical gripper, performed suture needle manipulation. Maria Cabrera demonstrated the telementoring system through Augmented Reality on the …

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Prof. Allison Okamura, Stanford, visits Purdue

Dr. Allison Okamura visited Purdue University as a guest presenter for the Purdue Robotics Accelerator initiative. Her seminar was on March 23rd, 2018. Prof. Okamura’s research focuses on developing the principles and tools needed to realize advanced robotic and human-machine systems capable of haptic (touch) interaction, particularly for biomedical applications. …

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Rodney Brooks visits ISAT Lab

Rodney Brooks, PhD, has been a professor of robotics at MIT, was co-founder of iRobot, is an international scholar, and is now chief evangelist (aka founder, chairman and chief technology officer) at Rethink Robotics. He has consistently revolutionized the field of robotics worldwide. Dr. Brooks visited Purdue as the featured …

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