Surgical Robot

The UNMC CAST affiliation provides a research, training, and clinical practice infrastructure that facilitates interaction and collaborative research among surgeons, physicians, engineers, and computer scientists.  UNMC CAST supports research development and testing, surgical training and education, professional opportunities, collaboration, and technology transfer.  


Research Interests

Advanced surgical technology
Biomedical sensors
Computational simulation of surgery
Computer-assisted surgery
Critical care physiology
Educational surgical training programming
Endoscopic surgical techniques
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hip and knee reconstruction
Human movement variability and coordination           
Infant motor development
Material characterization
Minimally invasive surgery
Modular design
Motor control
Motor learning
Optimal design
Orthopedic implant simulation and testing
Pathological gait analysis
Robotic surgery
Space robotics
Surgical applications
Surgical simulation
Usability and ergonomic evaluation
User-centered design
Vascular device design
3D Reconstruction of human anatomy