Oct. 13, 2015

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.

May 7, 2016

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. 

July 23, 2016

SSRL whole lab members went hiking. 

April 7, 2016

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.

Oct. 03, 2015

Our summer students, Ian, Peter and Caily made poster presentations on their summer projects.

JulY 4, 2017

Dr. Antti-Pekka Elomaa, a neurosurgeon in an exchange program from Finland working at SSRL meeting neurologists Dr. Fang Ba and Dr. Taleh Fatehi

JulY 5, 2017

Ahmad Ismat Kathrada from the National University of Singapore presenting his SSRL research project at a poster exhibition at the university. His research is sponsored by the University of Alberta Research Experience Program (UARE).

Sept. 29, 2016

A group of visitors from Spain visited SSRL and SMRI MIS suite.

July 31, 2019

SSRL members took part in a fun barbecue outside under the sun.

June 28, 2016

Simon and David succeed their master's degree defense!

July 24, 2019

SSRL members provided a one day workshops for Global Medical Students in Surgical skills training, These workshops included virtual reality/augmented reality and obesity care.

June 13, 2017

Dr. Bin Zheng gave a lecture at the Global Academic Leadership Development (GALD) Program which offers world-class professional training courses for administrators, educators, researchers, and professionals.

News and Events

August 19, 2015

Our summer student, Fengnan Yue, made a poster presentation "Smart Heart: A Wearable Device-Based CPR Guidance for Children".

August 7- 13, 2015

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)

July 20, 2015

Whole lab members of SSRL went out for hiking.

July 06, 2015

Dr. Alan Lomax, a retired surgeon and active researcher in the field of surgical innovation visited SSRL.

May 25, 2015

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.

May 8, 2015

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. 

Mar 9, 2015

Wenjing He presented at the 3 Minute Thesis Mid-finals Competition.

Nov 17, 2014

Doctors Bin Zheng, Eric Fung and Simon Byrns taught third year medical students suturing skills at SMRI in the afternoon.

Nov 17, 2014

Eric Fung, Simon Byrns and Xianta Jiang presented their projects at the GRAND conference in the morning.

Feb. 11, 2014

Surgical Simulation Research Lab Celebrate Lunar New New Year with Multimedia Research Centre (MRC) And Advanced Man Machine Interface (AMMI) Laboratory

Aug 20, 2014

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​."

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