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Whiting-Turner Lecture: Simon DiMaio
Thursday, October 24, 2013
4:30 p.m.
Stanley R. Zupnik Lecture Hall Kim Building #1110
For More Information:
Ted Knight
301 405 3596
teknight@umd.edu
http://www.eng.umd.edu/events/wt-archives/2013-DiMaio

Speaker: Simon DiMaio, Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Talk Title: "The daVinci and Beyond: the Advancement of Surgical Robotics"

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Biography

Simon DiMaio received a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 1995. He completed the M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1998 and 2003 respectively. His dissertation work focused on the development of needle insertion models and novel needle steering methods for medical applications. Dr. DiMaio completed a postdoctoral fellowship and later held an appointment as Instructor of Radiology at the Harvard Medical School, as a member of the Surgical Planning Laboratory at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. In 2007, he moved to industry and now leads an Advanced Product Development team at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Sunnyvale, California), makers of the da Vinci Surgical System. In addition to R&D efforts, he is also involved in the development of academic relationships and programs. He has experience in topics ranging from signal processing to robotics and control systems. Selected research interests include: medical robotics, image-guided surgical systems, human-machine interfaces, medical simulation and the modeling of physical systems.

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