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Medical robotic capsule research

Metin Sitti, Carnegie Mellon professor in mechanical engineering and head of the Nanorobotics Lab, and Sehyuk Yim, a Ph.D. student in mechanical engineering, recently received funding for their research on medical capsule robots.

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By Andra Keay

As well as being a Core Team Member of Robohub, and Robotics Industry Futurist, Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, the non-profit industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.

Andra is also founder of the Robot Launch global startup competition, Robot Garden maker space, Women in Robotics and is a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI. She joins CITRIS People and Robots Research Group as a Visiting Scholar.