Advancing Healthcare through Robotics and Machine Learning

Advancing Healthcare through Robotics and Machine Learning

Advancing Healthcare through Robotics and Machine Learning

One of the biggest dangers for trauma patients during the ambulance ride is undiagnosed, internal hemorrhagic bleeding. It’s currently undetectable with methods available on the ambulance ride. You can’t see it … but a robot can.

Axel Krieger—an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering who specializes in medical robotics and computer vision—says that estimates suggest one-third of trauma fatalities likely would have survived if they had access to hospital-level of care sooner. He aims to help make that level of care standard on the way to the hospital by equipping ambulances with a medical robot enhanced by machine learning.

Watch the video above to learn more.

Dr. Krieger is a member of the Maryland Robotics Center.

Are you are a member of the media interested in connecting with a robotics engineer at the University of Maryland? Please email: clark-communications@umd.edu 

Related Articles:
Machine Learning's Translational Medicine
The Battery Revolution
Algorithms and Autonomous Discovery
The Buddy System: Human-Computer Teams
Measuring Change in the Atmosphere
Clark School Faculty Receive CAREER Awards
Fuge Receives NSF CAREER Award
AlphaGo family of AI programs grew from AMS simulation-based algorithms developed at UMD
Discoveries from NASA's Parker Solar Probe published in Nature
Measuring Snow From Space

September 17, 2019


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

American Helicopter Museum Honors UMD Organ Flight

M-CERSI Accepting Applications for Workshops, Research Scientists

M-CERSI Accepting Regulatory Science Innovation Submissions

Mobile Device Data Could Boost Road Safety for Pedestrians

ARL to Fund $30M in Equipment Innovations for Service Members

Alum Himanshu Tyagi wins 2020 INSA Medal for Young Scientists

A Tech Rx for COVID Recovery at Home

Spanning the Distance to K-12

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar