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Rentschler, Mark Associate Professor and the Sylvia Norviel Cancer Research Faculty Fellow


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research overview

  • Dr. Rentschler's research is focused on medical mechatronics and surgical robotic systems, design and control. These efforts include design of novel surgical tools and devices, characterization and modeling of how these tools and devices interact with the patient, and design and control optimization based on these models. Research areas include surgical robotic-assist devices, surgical tools, and non-invasive sensory measurement devices.


  • interdisciplinary research, biomechanics, medical device design, surgical robotics, biomechanics, tissue mechanical property characterization, dynamic modeling, tissue-device contact for in vivo robotic mobility, medical device design research, surgical robotic assist devices, surgical tools, non-invasive sensory measurement devices


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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