This seminar is open to the public. Students in ME 328 and CS/ME 571 are required to attend.
Seminar Topic: What is a surgical robot anyway?
This is a seminar course designed to expose students from engineering, medicine, and business to engineering and clinical aspects connected to the design and application of surgical robots, varying in degree of complexity and procedural role. Guest speakers are from academia and industry.
Dr. Mohr will talk about how medical and surgical robots are used today, and what technologies are incorporated onto these platforms to augment the surgeon's senses, aid in dexterous manipulation and improve clinical decision making.
Dr. Catherine Mohr is Director of Medical Research at Intuitive Surgical, where she develops new surgical procedures and evaluates new technologies for improving surgical outcomes. An expert in the fields of robotic surgery and sustainable technologies, Dr. Mohr is passionate about realizing the potential benefit that appropriately applied technologies can have in our society. She has had numerous articles published and been featured in the news many times