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Raven/dVRK Surgical Robotics Research Symposium: Session 1

Date: March 11, 2021

Location: Online via Zoom (link will be provided upon registration)

Registration: Registration required via this google form


This is the first session of an ongoing research symposium series.


All times are US Eastern (EST).

Time Title Speaker(s) Affiliation
10:00 Realistic Surgical Image Augmentation: Image-to-Image Domain Transfer by Generative Adversarial Nets (GANs) Melody Su, Wenfan Jiang Mt. Holyoke College
10:15 Estimation of Trocar and Tool Interaction Forces on the da Vinci Research Kit with Two-Step Deep Learning Jie Ying Wu JHU
10:30 Three-hand Surgery with Foot Control Yanpei Huang Imperial College
10:45 Real-time Detection of Surgeon Stress Level During Laparoscopic Training Yi Zheng UT Austin
11:00 Online Recognition of Bimanual Coordination Using a Theoretical Framework with Application to Robot Assisted Surgery Jacob Boehm UT Austin
11:15 Surgeon-Equivalent Automated Peg Transfer Using Depth-Sensing and Deep Recurrent Neural Networks Minho Hwang UC Berkeley

Best Presentation Award:

Intuitive Surgical is sponsoring a $500 award for the best presentation.

The judges have selected the following two presentations to share the award: