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Department of Robotic Systems

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Dr.-Ing. Rainer Konietschke
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
D-82234 Weßling

E-mail: rainer.konietschke(at)dlr.de


Open topics for Diploma, Master & Bachelor thesis

Publications are updated as of November 2010

Website of the DLR medical group

Slides now online: IROS 2011 Workshop on Methods for Safer Surgical Robotics Procedures

Research Interests

  • Planning procedures for medical interventions
  • Optimal robot design
  • Genetic algorithms and multiobjective optimization
  • Inverse kinematics and manipulability of medical robots
  • Patient registration
  • Simulation of medical robotics systems

Current Projects

  • SAFROS: A Seventh Framework Programme research project on Patient Safety in Robotic Surgery

Finished Projects

  • BFS Project MiroSurge - A Universal, Minimally Invasive Surgical Robot System for the Surgery of the Future
  • EU Project AccuRobAs - The Accurate Robot Assistant (since 10/2006)
    6th EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP6)
  • DFG Project (01.06.2005 – 31.05.2008): Surface Based Registration of Patients in Brain Surgery Using a Handheld 3D-Modeller
  • DFG Collaborative Research Center 453 - High Fidelity Telepresence and Teleaction Wirklichkeitsnahe Telepräsenz und Teleaktion
  • KineMedic Goal of this project is the development of a robot prototype for the navigated placement of pedicle screws in the human spine. Cooperation with the company BrainLAB AG
  • BFS (Bayerische Forschungsstiftung) NaviPed Entwicklung eines navigationsunterstützten halbautomatischen Robotersystems für die Platzierung von Pedikelschrauben an der menschlichen Wirbelsäule (9/02-12/04)
  • BrainLAB AG / Technische Universität München - Klinik für Orthopädie und Sportorthopädie Abteilung Biomechanik Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Murnau / DLR - Institut für Robotik und Mechatronik









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