News Archive: 2012
"Open-source" robotic surgery platform going to top medical research labs
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Robotics experts at UCSC and UW have built seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories.
Pirate droids battle in student robotics competition March 14
Monday, March 12, 2012
Robotic pirate "ships" built by UCSC engineering students will face off in battle in a free public demonstration on March 14.
Teaching luminaries share classroom secrets at Academic Forum
Monday, April 30, 2012
The large crowd that attended the Academic Forum at the Humanities Lecture Hall —one of the cornerstones of the UCSC Alumni Reunion Weekend—had a rare opportunity to hear these and other teaching secrets of renowned educators, ranging from social psychologist Elliot Aronson to noted feminist studies professor Bettina Aptheker.
Medical robotics expert Jacob Rosen named Health Care Hero
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Silicon Valley Business Journal honored robotics expert Jacob Rosen with a 2012 Health Care Heroes award.
Outstanding work in the spotlight: Student Achievement Week recognizes accomplishment
Friday, June 8, 2012
Computer programmers, actors, robotics students, apprentice astronomers and fine artists showed off their skills during this year’s Student Achievement Week celebration.
Engineer Jacob Rosen featured in research profile
Friday, August 3, 2012
Computer engineer Jacob Rosen describes his work in the multidisciplinary field of medical robotics in a new UC Research Profile.
Baskin School of Engineering showcases research advances on Oct. 18
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Big data, biomedical metrology, and human-centered robotics and computing are featured topics at the annual Research Review Day.
UCSC awarded $4.5 million NSF grant for renewable energy research and education
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
UCSC leads a cooperative research and education program on renewable energy involving universities in the United States and Denmark.
Robotics project aims to develop systems for human-robot collaboration
Monday, December 17, 2012
$3.5 million NSF-funded project will use open-source robotic surgery platform developed at UCSC and UW.