Imperial College London

ProfessorFerdinandoRodriguez y Baena

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Medical Robotics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7046f.rodriguez Website

 
 
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Location

 

718City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Overview

Research Funding

Role Grant Number Title Start Date Size
PI EPSRC EP/E040918/1 A Biomimetic Flexible Soft Tissue Probe for Computer Assisted Minimally Invasive Intervention 01/03/2007 (3 years) £250,000
PI STFC TPP/07/07 Biologically inspired microtexturing: Investigation into the surface topography and actuation of a novel steerable probe for robot assisted neurosurgery 01/10/2007 (1.5 years) £171,000
PI, Imperial i4i Prog. Future Prod. Dev. Stream 1 Actuated, flexible and dynamically changeable surface textures for medical instruments 01/03/2010 (1 year) £100,000
PI, Imperial EU FP7-ICT-2007-1 STREP, ICT Call 1, ROBOt and sensors integration for Computer Assisted Surgery and Therapy - Total Grant: €4,000,000 01/01/2007 (3 years) €430,000
PI ERC-2010-StG 258642 STING Soft Tissue and Neurosurgical Guide 01/01/2011 (5 years) €1.5M
PI BHF New Horizons Program – NH/10/001/28305 Development of a Smart Catheter for Endovascular Intervention – Total Grant: £300,000 01/10/2010 (3 years) £63,000
CoI i4i Programme Future Product Dev. Stream 2 - II-AR-1109-11011 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided Ablation of Focal Liver Lesions 01/04/2011 (4 year) £850,000
PI, Imperial EU FP7-ICT-2009-6-270460 IP, ICT Call 6, Active Constraints Technologies in Ill-defined and Volatile Environments  - Total Grant: €5.7M 01/04/2011 (4 years) €800,000
PI Imperial College Medical Eng. Kick-start scheme Towards a bespoke MIS system for robotic head and neck surgery 01/06/2011 (1 year) £15,500
CoI Wellcome Translation Award 098269/z/12/Z Total Shoulder Replacement System 01/03/2013 (4 years) £1M

Medical robotics for rehabilitation, diagnostics, training and surgery.

Computer aided orthopaedic surgery (CAOS).

Image Guided Surgery (IGS) or Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS).

Guest Lectures

STING: A BIOLOGICALLY INSPIRED SOFT TISSUE INTERVENTION AND NEUROSURGICAL GUIDE, Living Machines 2013, London, UK, 2013

An Overview of Surgical Robotics in the Mechatronics in Medicine Laboratory, The 9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2012), Daejeon, Korea, 2012

Flexible digits and flexible needle steering technology, The Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK, 2012

STING – a biologically inspired Soft Tissue Intervention and Neurosurgical Guide, The Institution of Mechanical Engineering - Robotics in Surgery - State of the Art, London, UK, 2010

State of the Art in Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery: Development of a Biologically Inspired Flexible Probe to Access Deep Brain LesionThrough Curved Trajectories, The 29th International Society for Otologic Surgery and Science Meeting, London, UK, 2009

Research Staff

El Daou,H

Liu,F

Oldfield,M

Petersen,J

Secoli,R

Research Student Supervision

Alqabandi,J, Cell characterisation using MEMS

Blyth,W, Autonomously guided pipe inspection

Bowyer,S, Control strategies and human-robot interaction for robot assistance and active constraints in neurosurgery

Burrows,C, Non-holonomic control for a steerable needle

Frasson,ML, A Biomimetic Flexible Soft Tissue Probe for Computer Assisted Minimally Invasive Intervention

Hawke,T, Robotic assisted orthopaedic surgery

Leibinger,A, Modeling and optimisation of a steerable needle for soft tissue surgery

Parittotokapporn,MT, Trajectory Planning for Soft tissue Navigation with a Steerable Probe

Salehzadeh Nobari,E, Reduced order modeling for needle steering surgery

Tencer,MY, Haptics for Knee Arthroscopy Training

Turner,MA, Navigated Reduction and Fixation of Acetabular Fractures