Dr. Fedorak, Dean of FOMD visited SSRL, he met with Dr. Zheng's graduate students and computing science collaborators, and gave a insight into their projects.
Congratulations to Emanuel and Cailey, they were Surgical Simulation Research Lab's summer student last year. They all got enrolled into Medical School, University of Alberta at the same time this year.
SSRL whole lab members went hiking.
Whole lab members of SSRL went out for hiking.
On Tom Williams Research Day, Rosi and Wenjing were selected for oral presentation; Eric was selected for poster presentation, and won a second prize. Wenjing was awarded for Dr. Ray Rajotte Award in the dinner.
Eric Fung, Simon Byrns and Xianta Jiang presented their projects at the GRAND conference in the morning.
Our summer student, Fengnan Yue, made a poster presentation "Smart Heart: A Wearable Device-Based CPR Guidance for Children".
A group of undergraduate medical students from Third Military Medical University visited SSRL, four workshops were given through one week,
1.Simulation & Simulation-based Education (Dr. Bin Zheng);
2.Surgical Skill Training & Assessment (Dr. Simon Byrns) / Haptic Feedback in Surgery (Dr. David Pinzon);
3.Visualization in Surgery (Dr. Rosi Bogdanova);
4.Surgical Team & Team Training (Dr. Wenjing He)
Wenjing He presented at the 3 Minute Thesis Mid-finals Competition.
Doctors Bin Zheng, Eric Fung and Simon Byrns taught third year medical students suturing skills at SMRI in the afternoon.
Surgical Simulation Research Lab Celebrate Lunar New New Year with Multimedia Research Centre (MRC) And Advanced Man Machine Interface (AMMI) Laboratory
Summer students Yifan Hao and Maggie Yang presented their projects at the UARE Research Symposium for Visiting Interns. Their projects were titled "Impact of Distorted Haptic Feedback on Force Control in the Hands" and "Gaze Behaviors in Scanning 3D Models: Print-out vs On-Screen."
Our summer students, Ian, Peter and Caily made poster presentations on their summer projects.
Simon and David succeed their master's degree defense!
Dr. Zheng, graduate students, and summer students in our lab attended the Summer Camp held by Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. David, Rosi and Wenjing presented their research project.
A group of visitors of Spain visited SSRL and SMRI MIS suite.
Dr. Alan Lomax, a retired surgeon and active researcher in the field of surgical innovation visited SSRL.
Dr. Bin Zheng was awarded by NSERC Discovery Grant in 2016. This 5-year grant support the study of using augmented reality technology to teaching surgical skill.