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About the Speaker:
Dr. Catherine Mohr (Roboticist):
Dr. Catherine Mohr is President of the Intuitive Foundation, the corporate foundation of Intuitive Surgical, manufacturer of the daVinci surgical system. In this role she invests in research and development programs aimed at understanding and improving education of medical practitioners around the world and applying novel technologies aimed at reducing the global burden of disease.
Dr. Mohr received her BS and MS in mechanical engineering from MIT, and her MD from Stanford University School of Medicine where she managed the Goodman Simulation Center and developed an early simulation based curriculum for surgical residents. She has been involved with numerous startup companies around the world in the areas of alternative energy transportation, high altitude aircraft, high efficiency fuel cell power systems, computer aided design software, and medical devices. In addition, she sits on the board of FINCA International whose goal it is to bring low income people around the world the tools they need to succeed.
TEDxGateway Webinar: Dr. Catherine Mohr (Roboticist) and Dr. Shinjini Kundu (Resident Physician and Medical Researcher) in conversation with Menaka Doshi (Managing Editor, Bloomberg Quint)
Webinar Series: Breaking Barriers
Webinar Topic: Robotics and Healthcare – The Future of Artificial Intelligence
About the webinar:
The thought-provoking world of artificial intelligence has titillated many minds and has inspired a plethora of Science Fiction readers to enter this utopia of endless possibilities. What if you can enter this dimension without having to summon any inter-galactic approach? Watch our exemplary speakers, Dr. Catherine Mohr and Dr. Shinjini Kundu, as they bring the world of AI and Robotics to your computer screens.
Both the speakers draw a parallel in their respective fields of research. Dr. Mohr’s research is inclined towards facilitating robotic surgeries to ensure precision treatments, and train surgeons; while Dr. Kundu has focused on developing an imaging system (a 3D transport-based morphometry) that helps detect diseases that are impalpable to humans.
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