University of Colorado Boulder

Nikolaus Correll

Nikolaus Correll

Associate Professor
Computer Science
Professor Correll is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to create a cyber-physical, synthetic, distributed sensing, soft and modular tissue.
Virginia Ferguson

Virginia Ferguson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Ferguson is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to study the tissue mechanics involved in tissue fusion.
Sean Humbert

J. Sean Humbert, Ph.D.

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Humbert is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to understand fundamental control challenges to enabling autonomous in vivo robotic surgery. We are also working together to create a cyber-physical, synthetic, distributed sensing, soft and modular tissue.
Christoph Keplinger

Christoph Keplinger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Keplinger is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to develop novel sensors and actuators for in vivo surgical devices. We are also working together to create a cyber-physical, synthetic, distributed sensing, soft and modular tissue.
Daria Kotys-Schwartz

Daria Kotys-Schwartz, Ph.D.

Senior Instructor
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Kotys-Schwartz is a Senior Instructor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to study professional engineering medical device design practices.
Rong Long

Rong Long, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Long is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together on understanding three-dimensional micromechanics of adhesion and friction.
Richard Regueiro

Richard Regueiro, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Civil • Environmental • and Architectural Engineering
Professor Regueiro is an Associate Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. We are working together to model the thermo-poromechanics involved in tissue fusion.

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Steven Edmundowicz

Steven Edmundowicz, M.D.

Division Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at CU-School of Medicine • President, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, ASGE
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Dr. Edmundowicz is a Professor and Division Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at CU-School of Medicine and the President of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). We are working together on novel endoscopy technologies.
Emily Lindley

Emily Lindley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Orthopedics
Dr. Lindley is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado Hospital. We are working together on a surgical navigation project and pain quantification project.
Vikas Patel

Vikas Patel, M.D.

Professor and Chief of Spine Surgery
Orthopedics
Dr. Patel is a Professor of Orthopedics and Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital. We are working together on a surgical navigation project and pain quantification project.
Jonathan Schoen

Jonathan Schoen, M.D.

Associate Professor
Surgery
Dr. Schoen is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital. We are working together on mobile robotic systems for abdominal and gastrointestinal tract exploration, and embedded shape memory polymers in hernia patches.

Colorado School of Mines

Hao Zhang

Hao Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Professor Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Director of the Human Centered Robotics Laboratory at the Colorado School of Mines. We are working together to study control of robotic capsule colonoscopes.

Past Collaborators

Kurt Maute

Kurt Maute, Ph.D.

Professor and Joseph Negler Professor
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Professor Maute is the Joseph Negler Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. We previously worked together to study micro-patterned tread design optimization.
Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell, M.D.

Associate Professor
Surgery
Dr. Mitchell is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital and The Children’s Hospital. We previously worked together to develop a novel camera system for Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD).
Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology
Professor O’Connor is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder. We previously worked together to study professional engineering medical device design practices.
Jerry Qi

H. Jerry Qi, Ph.D.

Professor and The Woodruff Faculty Fellow
Mechanical Engineering
Professor Qi is Professor and The Woodruff Faculty Fellow of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. We previously worked together on a tissue contact mechanics modeling project for mobile in vivo robotics devices.
Robin Shandas

Robin Shandas, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Bioengineering
Dr. Shandas is a Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Colorado at Denver. We previously worked together on a novel hernia patch with embedded shape memory polymers.
Pietro Valdastri

Pietro Valdastri, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair in Robotics & Autonomous Systems
School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Professor Valdastri is Chair in Robotics & Autonomous Systems in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds. We previously worked together to study wireless surgical palpation and hybrid robotic capsule colonoscopy approaches.