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


This is a very major Project in which the project team has produced a Robot and a simulator which will enable Doctors to get training on performing surgery remotely. The Robot has been named Al-Zahrawi and was officially launched in 2013 in an international surgical conference held in NUST SEECS.

Start Date 01-Apr-2011

Duration 36 months

Budget PKR 39.78 million

Status  Closed Project

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Publications   N/A

Thematic Area  Health

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