Beatriz Rodrigues is a portuguese student currently completing her Bachelor’s degree on Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics at Universidade de Lisboa. From June to September of 2021, she is doing an internship at the Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics (NEAR) Lab at the Politecnico di Milano. Beatriz is working on the Artery project, on “Automatic segmentation of echocardiography images for endovascular procedures”, under the supervision of Valentina Corbetta and Prof. Elena De Momi. In September 2021, she will begin her Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics.
Diogo Canadas is a Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics Bachelor student at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. He is currently on his 3rd year internship at the NEAR Lab where he is working on ‘deformable model-image registration towards real-time path planning’, under the supervision of PhD Zhen Li and Prof. Elena De Momi, from June to August 2021.
Valentin Arbaret is a French student from Télécom Physique Strasbourg where he studies bio-engineering and medical robotics. From April to August 2021, he is doing his 3rd-year internship at the NearLab at Politecnico di Milano. He works on “Bilateral teleoperation control of a serial robot manipulator”, under the supervision of Prof. Elena de Momi, Hang Su and Ertug Ovur. The aim of the internship is to implement impedance control on the Kuka manipulator with online tissue stiffness estimation, in the context of bilateral teleoperation.
Claire Rosnel is a French student from Telecom Physique Strasbourg where she studies Biomedical Engineering. She is staying at NearLab in Politecnico di Milano from June to August 2020 to attend her 2nd-year internship. She works on « Deep learning strategies for assisted foetal surgery » under the supervision of Alessandro Casella and Elena de Momi. The study is based on the TTTS syndrome affecting twin pregnancies : the goal is to use videos from surgery procedures and build an end-to-end classification network that provides an augmented field of view and an event detection.
Wissem Larbi was born in January 1996. She is currently doing a three months summer internship at the Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics (NEAR) Lab, Politecnico di Milano.
She is studying at Telecom Physique Strasbourg, in which she is pursuing a general engineering diploma and a master degree in medical and surgical imaging and robotics.
Divij Gupta is a final year Bachelor student at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Jodhpur, India. He is expected to graduate in 2020. Currently, he is working under the supervision of Dr. Hirenkumar Nakawala and Dr. Elena de Momi on ‘Trajectory Extraction of Surgical Tools in RAPN’ at the Neuroengineering and Medical Robotics(NEAR) Lab, Politecnico di Milano for his 3rd-year internship from May to July 2019.
Mariana Almeida was born on February 5, 1998, in Lisbon, Portugal. In 2016 she started studying Biomedical Engineering at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa. Her main research interests include Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging. In 2019 she will start her master degree in Biomedical Engineering in Universidade de Lisboa with the main focus on robotics and medical engineering area. She was working under the supervision of Alice Segato and Dr. Elena De Momi on the development of a GAN Network for MRI dataset augmentation from July to September 2019.
Hanife Akdoğanbulut is a new Bachelor graduate from Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering; her specialisation area was biomedical. She was working under the supervision of Ester D’Amico and Dr. Elena De Momi on the development of a Raman Spectroscopy application for brain tissue classification during her stay from July to September 2018.
Ana Nascimento is a Bachelor student from the university of Lisbon. She studies Integrated BSE/MSE degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics. She was working under the supervision of Marco Vidotto and Dr. Elena De Momi. Ana was working on the development of a 3D model of the brain white matter during her stay from July to September 2018.
Utku Gülgeç is a Bachelors student from Middle East Technical University, Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey. He studies Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He was working under the supervision of Hirenkumar Nakawala and Dr. Elena De Momi. Uktu has worked on SMARTsurg project during his internship. He was working on developing ontologies for surgical processes and dataset extraction algorithm during his stay at NEAR lab from July to August 2017.
Daniela Botnariuc is a Bachelors student from the university of Lisbon. She studies Integrated BSE/MSE degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biophysics. She was working under the supervision of Marco Vidotto and Dr. Elena De Momi. Daniela was working on the development of a tool for the manual segmentation of SEM (scannning electron microscope) images during her stay from July to August 2017.