[robotics-worldwide] IEEE-RAS/IFRR School of Robotics Science on Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Systems - January 12-16, 2009

Russell Taylor rht at jhu.edu
Wed Sep 17 06:12:55 PDT 2008


IEEE-RAS/IFRR School of Robotics Science on
Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Systems

January 12-16, 2009

http://www.cisst.org/wiki/MRCIIS
 
NSF Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems and
Technology
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
 
Summary: The NSF Engineering Research Center for Computer-integrated
Surgical Systems and Technology (CISST ERC) is proud to present a week-long
³winter school² on medical robotics and computer-integrated interventional
medicine. Co-organized with the 10th year celebration of the CISST ERC, this
intensive short course will include tutorial lectures and research talks by
internationally recognized faculty, lab tours & demonstrations in our new
facilities in the Computational Sciences and Engineering Building on the
Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus, and a compressed version of Johns Hopkins'
unique Surgery for Engineers course.
 
Intended audience: The course is open to graduate students and young
professionals beginning research in this exciting and rapidly expanding
field.
 
Preliminary List of Faculty: We have recruited a distinguished international
faculty from leading research institutions around the world. Although the
list is still being finalized, it currently includes: Russell Taylor
(organizer), Ralph Etienne-Cummings (organizer), Kiyoyuki Chinzei, Simon
Dimaio, Etienne Dombre, Gabor Fichtinger, Gregory Hager, Blake Hannaford,
Peter Kazanzides, Michael Marohn, Allison Okamura, Terry Peters, Cameron
Riviere, Yoshinobu Sato, Luc Soler, Guang-Zhong Yang, Ichiro Sakuma
 
Application Instructions:

Apply via email to MRCIIS at jhu.edu
Deadline: October 13, 2008 (after this date, applications will be accepted
until the school is filled)
Requirements:
* A completed application form
(http://www.cisst.org/wiki2/images/4/48/MRCIISApplication.doc)
* A short CV (up to 4 pages) in PDF format
* A 1-page statement describing your current research and motivation for
attending this school
* A letter in PDF format from your research advisor or supervisor approving
your attendance at the course and agreeing to ensure that the course fees
will be paid should you be accepted
 
See details at http://www.cisst.org/wiki/MRCIIS
 
This short course is sponsored in part by the US National Science
Foundation, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, the International
Foundation of Robotics Research, IFRR, and Johns Hopkins University. 



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