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IEEE-CT RAS “High-performance soft exoskeletons for human augmentation: from soft sensors to soft actuators”

October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Co-sponsored by: Trinity College

The Professor Hao Su from the City College of New York will give a lecture on “High-performance soft exoskeletons for human augmentation: from soft sensors to soft actuators”. 

Prof. Hao Su received his Ph.D. degree from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Prior to this role, he was a Research Scientist at Philips Research North America where he designed robots for lung and cardiac surgery. Dr. Su received Mobility Unlimited Challenge Discovery Award from Toyota Mobility Foundation, the the Best Medical Robotics Paper Runner-up Award in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), and Philips Innovation Transfer Award. He received the Advanced Simulation & Training Award from the Link Foundation and Dr. Richard Schlesinger Award from the American Society for Quality. He holds patents on surgical robotics and socially assistive robots.

Dr. Su is the Junior Chair of the Technical Committee on Mechanisms and Design of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. He is the Associate Editor of the Journal: Frontiers in Robotics and AI. He is the Associate Editor of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation and the BioRobotics theme editor of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). He is the Exoskeleton Standardization Task Force member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He was the chair of Catheter Robotics workshop and organizing committee member of the Design of Medical Devices Conference.

All IEEE members and Non-members are welcomed to this meeting. Pizza and drink will be provided.

Speaker(s): Prof. Su Hao,

Agenda:

5:00 pm to 5:25 pm Social time and pizza dinner

5:25 pm to 5:30 pm Introduction of IEEE Connecticut Robotic and Automation Chapter and Upcoming Events

5:30 pm to 6:15 pm Prof. Su Hao Lecture “High-performance soft exoskeletons for human augmentation: from soft sensors to soft actuators” 

6:15 pm to 6:30 pm Q&A

Location:
Room: McCook Auditorium
Bldg: McCook Hall
Trinity College
300 Summit Street
Hartford , Connecticut
06106-3100

Details

Date:
October 15, 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
http://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/178841

Organizer

biaozhang@ieee.org