Lab News

Neal Dillon defends his PhD dissertation

Monday, December 12, 2016

Neal Dillon defended his dissertation today, entitled "Analysis, Design, and Modeling of Image-Guided Robotic Systems for Otologic Surgery." Congratulations to Neal!

Needle-sized Wrist featured in Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The needle-sized mechanical wrist developed in the MEDLab was featured by the Wall Street Journal! A link to the article can be found here.

Phil Swaney accepts a job at Vanderbilt CTTC

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

MED Lab PhD graduate Philip Swaney joins the Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and commercialization as a tech transfer officer. Congrats, Phil!

Hunter accepts a faculty position & a post-doc

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Hunter Gilbert has accepted a faculty position with the Mechanical Engineering Department at Louisiana State University! Before he starts his faculty job, he'll also be completing a one year post-doctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany, working under Professor Metin Sitti. Congratulations to Hunter!

Two MED Lab students receive NSF fellowships

Friday, April 1, 2016

Congratulations to Patrick Wellborn and incoming grad student Katy Riojas on receiving prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!

Neal is selected as runner-up for Young Scientist Award at SPIE

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

PhD student Neal Dillon presented his work on increasing the safety of a robotic system for inner ear surgery using probabilistic error modeling near vital anatomy at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, and was selected as runner-up for the Young Scientist Award, presented by Siemens.