Stephanie defends her thesis
Stephanie Amack defends her masters of science thesis "Design of a Compact, Workflow-Oriented Robot for Transbronchial Lung Biopsy." Way to go, Steph!
Katy and Stephanie Present at SPIE Medical Imaging 2019
Congratulations to lab members Katherine Riojas and Stephanie Amack for presenting at the 2019 SPIE Medical Imaging conference in San Diego. Steph presented her design work on "A new approach to homing and tool changes in needle-like surgical robots," and Katy presented "A new manual insertion tool for minimally invasive, image-guided cochlear implant surgery."
Dr. Webster Receives an Endowed Professorship
Vanderbilt University has named MED Lab director Dr. Webster the Richard A. Schroeder Chair in Mechanical Engineering. An endowed professorship is regarded as the highest award that a university can bestow on a faculty member. Congratulations, Dr. Webster!