Lab News

Max Emerson Wins Salsa Competition

Friday, October 20, 2017

This year's winner of the MED Lab Salsa Cookoff was Max Emerson. The competition was tough, but Max's tasty, California-style guacamole came out on top!


Steph Scores her Third Goal of the Season!

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Stephanie Amack scores her third goal of the soccer season, and Vanderbilt beats University of Tennessee in a nail-biter! Congrats, Steph!


Three new graduate students join the MED Lab

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Max Emerson, Tayfun Efe Ertop and Stephanie Amack all joined the MED Lab this summer. We're looking forward to all the cool research they'll be doing as they pursue graduate degrees!

Patrick Anderson wins best poster at the C4 Surgical Robotics Workshop at ICRA

Monday, July 3, 2017

At the 2017 ICRA conference in Singapore, Patrick presented his work on Real-Time Redundancy Resolution for Concentric Tube Robots to Avoid Elastic Instability. He was awarded best poster in the C4 Surgical Robotics Workshop. Congrats, Patrick!

Isuru Godage accepts a faculty position at DePaul University

Monday, June 26, 2017

MED Lab post-doc Isuru Godage will be heading to Chicago this fall as an assistant professor in the School of Computing at DePaul University. Congrats, Isuru!

Loris Fichera joins faculty at WPI

Monday, June 26, 2017

MED Lab post-doc Loris Fichera has accepted a faculty position in the Computer Science department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Congratulations to Loris!

Richard Hendrick defends his PhD dissertation

Friday, May 5, 2017

Richard Hendrick defended his PhD dissertation today, entitled "System Design and Elastic Stability Modeling of Transendoscopic Continuum Robots". Congratulations, Rich!

Patrick Anderson wins an NSF graduate fellowship!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

MED Lab student Patrick Anderson was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship this year. Congratulations, Patrick!