Please join us for the Cancer Center at Illinois Faculty Seminar Series. Each session includes a group of faculty members giving brief individual talks, followed by a period for Q&A’s.
The next session is on December 7, 2017, at 3:00 pm. It is held at the Health Care Engineering Systems Center Conference Room 1232, 1206 W. Clark Street, Urbana, IL.
Seating is limited so Please RSVP at go.illinois.edu/CCFSSfall2017 to reserve your spot today!
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Read the Chicago Tribune story about this exciting announcement from the Governor’s office!
The Jump ARCHES (Jump Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation) Endowment Request for Proposals is now closed.
Look for the announcement of projects coming soon!
Robotic arm will change how medical students learn
Jump collaboration highlighted
Peoria Journal-Star (Peoria, Ill., Aug. 30) – A host of officials in academia, industry, government and the health care sector gathered Tuesday at the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center in Peoria, where OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine have partnered in areas of health care education, research and innovation. U. of I. President Tim Killeen says the school is “doubling down” on its commitment to enlarge student experiences with a pledge to forge new partnerships, and he brought a contingent of faculty to Peoria to explore strategic alliances with lawmakers and representatives of industry giants such as Caterpillar Inc.
Kesavadas presentation, “Virtual reality in Biomedicine” to be featured at ASME Conference
Thenkurussi “Kesh” Kesavadas, director of Health Care Engineering Systems Center the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will shared his expertise as a featured speaker at the cutting-edge IDETC/CIE Conference and Expo https://www.asme.org/events/idetccie/speakers, sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
“Computer simulation and virtual reality now play a stronger role in healthcare, revolutionizing the way medical professionals provide treatment,” explained Kesavadas, who is also a professor of industrial and enterprise systems engineering at Illinois. “One application of virtual reality is robot-assisted surgery in pediatric cardiac care. Amid this progress, however, is a void in the education and training necessary to prepare caregivers to use simulation tools.”
His presentation, “Virtual reality in Biomedicine,” was delivered on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Charlotte (NC) Convention Center.
Health Care Engineering Systems Center receives donated RoSS surgical robot.
Rama Ratnam, Senior Research Scientist with HCESC, is working to develop technology to enable at-home rehab care, as reported by CSL.