Imperial College London

Dr George Mylonas

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Senior Lecturer in Robotics and Technology in Cancer



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Room 415BBessemer BuildingSouth Kensington 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 is the director of the HARMS Lab: Human-centred Automation, Robotics and Monitoring for Surgery (, Department of Surgery & Cancer and The Hamlyn 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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