Dr Hongbin Liu
Dr Hongbin Liu is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer ) in the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, Faculty of life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London (KCL), where he is directing the Haptic Mechatronics and Medical Robotics Laboratory (HaMMeR). His lab designs robotic system with advanced haptic perception and interaction capabilities, enabling safer and more effective diagnosis and treatment for patients.
Dr. Liu has been dedicating his research into creating medical devices which can address unmet needs in surgery, such as soft robotic endoscopes and surgical tools with haptic sensing for minimally invasive surgeries. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications at top international robotic journals and conferences and is inventor for 4 patents. His research has been funded by EPSRC, Innovate UK, NHS Trust and EU Commissions, with strong industrial collaborations such as Huawei, IBM, Ericsson.