Imperial College London

Dr George Mylonas

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Lecturer in Robotics and Technology in Cancer



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Room 5Paterson WingSt Mary's Campus





George has received a BEng in Mechatronics from Sussex University, an MSc in Computing Science and a PhD on Medical Imaging and Surgical Robotics both from Imperial College London. He was the Deputy Director of the Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery. More recently he joined the Department of Surgery & Cancer, where he leads the HARMS Lab: Human-centred Automation, Robotics and Monitoring for Surgery ( He is also a Senior Engineering Fellow with the HELIX Centre.

His research interests include:

  • Surgical Robotics
  • Minimal Access Surgical Technology
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Human-Robot and Human-Computer Interfaces
  • Eye-Tracking
  • Perceptual Docking
  • Frugal Innovation
  • Whatever can stimulate his imagination

One of his favorite quotes:

“To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk”
     – Thomas Edison

Selected Publications


Mylonas GP, Vitiello V, Cundy TP, et al., 2014, CYCLOPS: A versatile robotic tool for bimanual single-access and natural-orifice endoscopic surgery, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), IEEE, Pages:2436-2442

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