IET Webinar on Robotics for Ultra-minimally Invasive Surgery(April 2013)
Dr. Dupont was featured in a recent webinar by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
ICRA Best Medical Robotics Paper Finalist (April 2013)
Our paper, Closed-Loop Commutation Control of an MRI-Powered Robot Actuator by C. Bergeles et al., was nominated a finalist for the Best Medical Robotics Paper Award at IEEE ICRA 2013.
Postdoctoral Fellow Opening
Three highly qualified postdoctoral fellows are sought for the following projects: (#1) Robot Mechanics & Control, (#2) Robot Sensing & Control, (#3) MRI-powered Millirobots.
Postdoctoral Fellow Opening (September 2012)
A highly qualified postdoctoral fellow is sought for a US National Robotics Initiative sponsored project to develop a tetherless robot technology for use inside the human body. The goal of the project is to create robots that are powered, controlled and imaged with an MRI scanner.
In July 2010, the Biorobotics Lab moved from Boston University to Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, our mission being to embed our team of creative young engineers in a world-class pediatric hospital where they can identify and solve critical healthcare problems through the creation of new technology.
We solve theoretical and practical problems in minimally invasive surgery. We specialize in medical robot and instrument design, development of imaging techniques for surgical guidance, modeling tool-tissue interaction and teleoperation/automation of instrument control. We utilize analytical tools from robotics, dynamics, and control, together with innovative design techniques to create successful solutions.
Our team members come from diverse backgrounds with degrees in mechanical / biomedical / electrical engineering and medicine. Their specialties range from specialties range from biomedical robotics, clinical practice and imaging, to product design and many areas in between. Please explore our work, and feel free to contact us.