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US News & World Report named Georgia Tech’s Department of Biomedical Engineering the #1 Undergraduate Program, and the #2 Graduate Program

Ari Kapusta and Kevin Chow both presented work at RO-MAN 2016 in New York, NY.

We are very excited to welcome four undergraduates : Rohith Krishnan, Haoping Bai, Haofeng Chen, and Ryan Williams to our lab ! We look forward to working with them 🙂

Our paper, Force and Thermal Sensing with a Fabric-based Skin was accepted to the IROS 2016 Workshop on See, Touch, and Hear : 2nd Workshop on Multimodal Sensor-based Robot Control for HRI and Soft Manipulation.

Our paper, “A CRF that Combines Touch and Vision for Haptic Mapping,” was accepted to IROS 2016.

Our paper, “Collaboration Between a Robotic Bed and a Mobile Manipulator May Improve Physical Assistance for People with Disabilities,” was accepted to the RO-MAN 2016 Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction, and Learning for Assistive Robots.

Phillip Grice and Ari Kapusta presented work at RSS 2016 Workshops in Ann Arbor, MI.

Daehyung Park presented at ICRA 2016 in Stockholm.

Our paper, “Autobed: Open Hardware for Accessible Web-based Control of an Electric Bed,” was accepted to the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA)’s 2016 Annual Conference.

Tapo received the Outstanding Community Service Award given by the GT / Emory BME Department.

Our paper, “Towards Assistive Feeding with a General-Purpose Mobile Manipulator,” was accepted to the Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions workshop at ICRA 2016.

Our paper, “Data-Driven Haptic Perception for Robot-Assisted Dressing,” was accepted to the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).