Links

Links for Calls For Papers

  1. A Wiki for Calls For Papers
    http://www.wikicfp.com/cfp/home

    WikiCFP is a semantic wiki for Calls For Papers in science and technology fields. There are more than 20,000 CFPs on WikiCFP. Over 100,000 researchers use WikiCFP each month.

  2. IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
    https://ras.papercept.net/conferences/scripts/start.pl
    http://www.ieee-ras.org/

    IEEE Journals and Upcoming Conferences (e.g., ICRA, IROS, ARSO, BioRob, AIM, CASE, Ro-Man, ROBIO and so on) in robotics.

  3. Computer Science Conferences & Workshops
    http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/indexa.html

    Links for Computer Science Conferences and Workshops.

  4. Computer Science Journals
    http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/journals/index.html

    Links for Computer Science Journals

  5. IEEE Conference Proceedings
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conferences.jsp

    Links for IEEE Conference Proceedings.

  6. ACM Conferences
    http://www.acm.org/conferences

    Links for Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conferences.

  7. Vision Related Conference List by IRIS USC
    http://iris.usc.edu/Information/Iris-Conferences.html

    Links for Computer Image Analysis, Computer Vision Conferences, Current and Future

  8. Microsoft Academic Search
    http://academic.research.microsoft.com/

    Links for conferences, journals, and their rankings

  9. The International Journal of Robotics
    http://ijr.sagepub.com/content/by/year

    Links for the International Journal of Robotics

  10. CRCnetBASE
    http://www.crcnetbase.com

    CRCnetBASE offers instant access to the world's premier scientific and technical references with added support for libraries.

  11. ANNUAL REVIEWS
    http://www.annualreviews.org/

    Annual Reviews publications are among the most highly cited in the scientific literature, and are available in print and online to individuals, institutions, and consortia throughout the world.

  12. Wiley Online Library
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

    Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 11,500 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases. http://www.wiley.com/

Links for Medical Robotics Laboratories

  1. Medical Robotics Laboratory at the University of Houston
    http://mrl.cs.uh.edu

    The Medical Robotics Laboratory (MRL) at the University of Houston was established in 2008 as a result of the rapidly growing field of image-guided and robot assisted (IGRA) interventions. Our research is primarily focused on the development, integration and application of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methods and MR-compatible robotic manipulators for IGRA surgical or interventions procedures.

  2. BioRobotics Laboratory at Harvard University
    http://biorobotics.harvard.edu

    The main approach is experimental, although analysis and simulation play important parts. In conjunction with industrial partners, they are developing applications of this research in biomedical instrumentation, teleoperated robots, and intelligent sensors.

  3. BioRobotics Research Group at Boston University
    http://www.bu.edu/biorobotics/

    The BioRobotics Research Group (BRG) solves theoretical and practical problems in minimally invasive surgery. They specialize in medical robot and instrument design, development of imaging techniques for surgical guidance, modeling tool-tissue interaction; and teleoperation / automation of instrument motion. They utilize analytical tools from robotics, dynamics and control together with innovative design techniques to create successful solutions.

  4. Bionics Lab at UC Santa Cruz
    http://bionics.soe.ucsc.edu/

    Their mission is to develop science, technology, and human resources at the interface between robotics, biological systems, and medicine. Their goal is to produce useful, innovative research and technology as well as trained researchers fluent in both science, engineering, biological systems, and robotics.

  5. Medical & Electromechanical Design Lab at Vanderbilt University
    http://research.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/MEDLab/

    They are interested in advancing the science of robotics, mechatronics, and medical engineering, and in applying our results to real-world medical (usually surgical) problems.

  6. Advanced Robotics and Mechanism Applications Research Laboratory at Columbia University
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mece/arma/

    ARMA - a research laboratory for Advanced Robotics & Mechanism Applications - is a recent addition to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Fu Foundation School of ngineering and Applied Science, Columbia University. The laboratory was founded, in January 2005.

  7. Mechatronics in Medicine at Imperial College London
    http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/mechatronicsinmedicine/research
    http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~dnoonan/publications.html

    The Mechatronics in Medicine Laboratory is developing a number of robotic and mechatronics systems to aid in medical and surgical tasks. The research group is currently involved in projects regarding: Training systems, Computer-based planning, Robot-assisted surgery, and so on.

  8. Haptics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University
    https://haptics.lcsr.jhu.edu/

    Their research is devoted to developing the principles and tools needed to realize advanced robotic and human-machine systems capable of haptic interaction. We are particularly interested in: Teleoperation, Virtual Evironments, Robotic Manipulation, and so on.

  9. Biorobotics and Biomechanics Lab at Israel Institute of Technology
    http://brml.technion.ac.il/

    Founded in 2006 by Dr. Alon Wolf, BRML, is a new lab in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. The scope of work done in the BRML provides the framework for fundamental theories in kinematics with applications in BioKinematics, medical robotics and hyper Redundant mechanisms (snake robots).

  10. Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at North Carolina State University
    http://www.crim.ncsu.edu/

    The Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (CRIM) was established in 1992 with the mission of fostering increased interaction in the interdiscplinary technologies of advance robotics and intelligent machines research. The CRIM focuses its research themes to meet its mission within the State as well as nationally and internationally. This is being achieved through various programs of evolution, integration, and collaboration. The changing face of the State's hi-tech industries motivates the CRIM to broaden its research base to include biotechnology and information technology themes, since these industries are expanding quickly within the State and the nation.

  11. Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    http://robotics.engr.wisc.edu/

    The Robotics and Intelligent System Lab, located at the University of Wiscosnin - Madison, is focused on the investigation of wide range of robotics topics including medical robotics, visual servoing, manufacturing, and haptics. Our projects are collaborative in nature and involve researchers from a broad set of disciplines including the departments of computer science, electrical engineering, botonay, biomedical enineering and various departments in the UW-Madison medical school. In addition, many of our projects include collaboration with local and national companies.

  12. Biorobotics Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University
    http://biorobotics.org/

    Biorobotics Laboratory does research about surgical robots, distributed manipulation, snake robots, and Demining.

  13. Robotics, Automation, and Medical Systems (RAMS) laboratory at the University of Maryland
    http://rams.umd.edu/

    It focuses primarily on research in the areas of Medical Robotics both at the macro and micro scale. Specifically, RAMS lab research is targeted towards: Image-guided Robotics, Haptic (sense of touch) interfaces for Robot-assisted Surgery, Reality-based soft-tissue modeling for Surgical Simulation, Model-based teleoperation in Robot-assisted surgery, and Cell manipulation.

  14. Medical Robotics Resources by Dr. Howie Choset
    http://medicalbot.org/

    Medical Robotics Resources website has a bunch of resources about medical robotics, for example, university researches, corporatioins, workshops & conferences, and so on.

Links for Snake-like Robots

  1. Snake-arm Robots by OC Robotics
    http://www.ocrobotics.com/

    OC Robotics develops snake-arm robots for confined and hazardous spaces.

  2. Snake Robots at Carnegie Mellon University
    http://biorobotics.org/serpentine/serpentine.html

    This lab does research about locomotion and path planning of snake robots.

  3. CU SnakeArm at Cornell University
    http://snakearm.engineering.cornell.edu/index.html

    The Cornell University SnakeArm is a project team that seeks to design and fabricate a class of robotic arms that best resemble the strength, fluidity, precision, and dexterity of a snake by maximizing our arm's degrees of freedom and payload capacity and ensuring mechanical compliance.

  4. Robotic Catheter at Hansen Medical Inc.
    http://www.hansenmedical.com/us/home.html
    http://www.hansenmedical.com/us/products/electrophysiology/sensei.html

    This lab does research about locomotion and path planning of snake robots.

Links for Robotics Research Groups

  1. Carnegie Mellon University
    http://ri.cmu.com/
  2. Stanford University
    http://cs.stanford.edu/
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    http://www.eecs.mit.edu/
  4. UC Berkeley
    http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/

Links for Medical Images

  1. Case Center for Imaging Research
    http://ccir.case.edu/

    Established in 2004, the Case Center for Imaging Research provides the infrastructure, research, and administrative environment conducive to fostering scientific and clinical interactions across multiple disciplines. The CCIR provides a premier biomedical imaging research unit, building upon the unique academic strengths at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals - Case Medical Center (UH).

  2. Magnetic Resonance Systems Research Lab
    http://www-mrsrl.stanford.edu/

    The Magnetic Resonance Systems Research Lab (MRSRL) is a medical imaging group in Electrical Engineering with a long history of developing new methods for improved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

  3. Advanced Imaging Technologies Resource Group
    http://www.radiology.ucsf.edu/research/labs/mri-mrs-srg

    The Advanced Imaging Technologies Resource Group works to advance Imaging Science to benefit Human Disease Studies. This includes everything from development of new techniques, to translation of existing techniques to improving quality, speed, information-content, applicability of existing methods.