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Sachin Patil


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Sachin Patil is a postdoctoral researcher in the research groups of Prof. Pieter Abbeel and Prof. Ken Goldberg at the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, he pursued a Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Ron Alterovitz in the Computational Robotics Group at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



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Automating repetitive surgical subtasks such as cutting and debridement canĀ facilitate supervised tele-surgery, andĀ reduce surgeon fatigue and procedure times. Programming these tasks can be difficult, however, in part because human tissue is deformable.