Checking date: 28/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Biomedical applications of robotics
Bachelor in Robotics Engineering (Plan: 478 - Estudio: 381)


Department assigned to the subject: Bioengineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Computer vision
The objective of this course is to provide students with a broad perspective on robotic concepts and technologies applied to (and inspired by) biomedical research and practice.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1 Introduction 2 Robots for biomedical research 3 Surgery robotics, teleoperation, cooperative manipulation 5 Robotics prosthetics 6 Neuro-rehabilitation robotics 7 Medical imaging 8 Biomimetic robotics
Learning activities and methodology
THEORETICAL PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Receive course notes and will have basic reference texts. Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK. Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • J. P. Desai, S. Agrawal, A. Ferreira, R. V. Patel (Editors). The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics 4 Volumes.. World Scientific.. 2019

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.