Development of a Tele-Surgical Training Robot and Simulator

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Osman Hasan, Dr. Asif Zafar


Through this project, a robot and a simulator was created to train doctors to conduct surgery remotely. The Robot has been named Al-Zahrawi and was officially launched in 2013 in an international surgical conference held at NUST SEECS.