Scotsman Inside Science
Professor Sethu Vijayakumar explains how robotics can lend a personal touch to human healthcare.
Professor Sethu Vijayakumar looks at the potential of robotics in healthcare. In a recent article published in The Scotsman, he explains how the latest advancements could be used in the fight against cancers or lung damage brought on by Covid-19.
The full article, published 3rd February 2021, can be found here.
As a mathematician and roboticist, I have been lucky enough to work on many complex projects like developing algorithms for a NASA humanoid robot to balance, navigate and manipulate objects autonomously; in preparation for deployment on Mars. However, I am fascinated with the question of how the latest advances in my field can help tackle some of the biggest and most intriguing healthcare challenges of our generation.