Principal Investigator Ren Hongliang
Phone 6601 2802
Fax 6872 3069
Principal Investigator Yeow Chen Hua (Raye)
Phone6601 3014
Principal Investigator Yu Haoyong
Phone6601 3014
REN Hongliang, PhD


Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitea

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Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2008)

Surgical Robotics

Hongliang Ren, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Biomedical Mechatronics
Computer Integrated Interventional Systems
Surgical Navigation and Planning systems
Robotic and Sensing in Medicine
Wireless Biomedical Sensor Networks

Selected Publications

  1. Kang, X.; Ren, H.; Li, J. & Yau, W. (2013), 'Computer-Assisted Bone Tumour Ablation Using Sparse Radiographs', Journal of Advanced Robotics, in press.
  2. Ren, H.; Liu, W. & Song, S. (2013), 'Towards Occlusion-Resistant Surgical Instrument Tracking', Bone & Joint Journal Orthopaedic Proceedings Supplement 95-B(SUPP 28), 52.
  3. Ren, H.; Campos-Nanez, E.; Yaniv, Z.; Banovac, F.; Hata, N. & Cleary, K. (2013), 'Treatment Planning and Image Guidance for Radiofrequency Ablations of Large Tumors', IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics), in press PP(99), 1-1.
  4. Zhou, Y.; Ren, H.; Meng, M. Q.-H.; Tse, Z. T. H. & Yu, H. (2013), 'Robotics in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery', Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology 13(02), 1350044.
  5. Song, S.; Qiao, W.; Li, B.; Hu, C.; Li, X.; Meng, M.-H. & Ren, H. (2013), 'An Efficient Magnetic Tracking Method using Uniaxial Sensing Coil', IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, in press, --.
  6. Ren, H.; LIU, W. & LIM, A. (2013), 'Marker-Based Instrument Tracking Using Dual Kinect Sensors for Navigated Surgery', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, in press PP (99), 1-4.
  7. Dupont, P.; Gosline, A.; Vasilyev, N.; Lock, J.; Butler, E.; Folk, C.; Cohen, A.; Chen, R.; Schmitz, G.; Ren, H. & del Nido1, P. (2012), Concentric Tube Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery, in 'Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics', pp. 8.
  8. Hamed, A.; Tang, S. C.; Ren, H.; Squires, A.; Payne, C.; Masamune, K.; Tang, G.; Mohammadpour, J. & Tse, Z. T. H. (2012), 'Advances in Haptics, Tactile Sensing, and Manipulation for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery, Noninvasive Surgery, and Diagnosis', Journal of Robotics, 14.
  9. Ren, H. & Kazanzides, P. (2012), 'Investigation of Attitude Tracking Using an Integrated Inertial and Magnetic Navigation System for Hand-Held Surgical Instruments', IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 17(2), 210 -217.
  10. Ren, H.; Rank, D.; Merdes, M.; Stallkamp, J. & Kazanzides, P. (2012), 'Multi-Sensor Data Fusion in An Integrated Tracking System for Endoscopic Surgery', IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 16(1), 106 -- 111.
  11. Stoll, J.; Ren, H. & Dupont, P. E. (2012), 'Passive Markers for Tracking Surgical Instruments in Real-time 3D Ultrasound Imaging', IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 31(3), 563-575.
  12. Ren, H. & Kazanzides, P. (2011), 'A Paired-Orientation Alignment Problem in a Hybrid Tracking System for Computer Assisted Surgery', Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems 63, 151-161.
  13. Ren, H.; Vasilyev, N. V. & Dupont, P. E. (2011), Detection of curved robots using 3D ultrasound, in 'IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS', pp. 2083-2089.
  14. Ren, H. & Meng, M. Q.-H. (2009), 'Game-Theoretic Modeling of Joint Topology Control and Power Scheduling for Wireless Heterogeneous Sensor Networks', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 6(4), 610-625.