Electrical Engineering Robotics

News

Asia Research News: Editors Choice
16 Mar 2022
Microgravity worms help solve astronaut muscle problems, CO2 recycling and drug development, Remote control of robot hand, Enabling the study of diverse Hepatitis B. Read all in the March's Editor's Choice and even more in the Asia Research News 2022 magazine.
Robot hand with crossed flexure hinge (CFH) system
23 Feb 2022
A reimagined robot hand combines strength with flexibility and resilience, sidestepping problems with existing designs.
23 Mar 2020
Human motor control has always been efficient at executing complex movements naturally, efficiently, and without much thought involved. This is because of the existence of motor synergy in the central nervous system (CNS). Motor synergy allows the CNS to use a smaller set of variables to control a large group of muscles; thereby simplifying the control over coordinated and complex movements.
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31 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Robots to the Rescue: ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge Autumn 2017
05 Dec 2017
The latest ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge public demonstration featured practical applications, with fire fighters taking part and more integrated robots capable of complex tasks.
12 Sep 2017
The HKUST Robotics Team has scooped nine awards this year – including the world championship of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) competition in Long Beach, California – the first Asian team who gained this honor since the game began in 2002.
Active Scope Camera Robot
06 Jul 2017
New and improved rescue robots tough enough to function in extreme and hostile environments were unveiled recently at a demonstration at Tohoku University, Japan.
Robotic devices as therapeutic and diagnostic tools for stroke survivors.
09 Jun 2017
A research team, led by South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a new robotic tool for assessments of muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in stroke survivors. Their findings appeared in the the prestigious journal, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.
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21 Apr 2017
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel surgical robotic system that provides tactile feedback and is capable of single-incision and natural orifice (incision-free) robotic surgery. The system minimizes surgical trauma and is safer than currently available robotic systems.

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Researchers

Phillip Chikontwe
Philip Chikontwe is a PhD Candidate in the Medical Imaging and Signal Processing Laboratory (MISPL) under the Robotics Engineering department at DGIST.
Director of Tohoku University's Tough Cyberphysical AI Research Center and expert in rescue robotics.

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