Director of Robotics
Thomas Low serves as Director of Robotics at SRI International, of Menlo Park, CA. where he has worked for the past 34 years. He earned his BSME from UC Berkeley and MSME from Stanford University. Mr. Low's three decades of technical innovation have resulted in 44 issued patents and publications in diverse fields of research, from biochemical processes to robot system design. Much of his career has been focused on effective telemanipulaton and robotically assisted surgery. He was as member of the development team that created the prototype da Vinci Robotic surgical system, and Google Verily's new Verb Surgical platform. He led the development of the Taurus dexterous telemanipulation system for neutralizing improvised explosive devices. The Taurus is now being repurposed to support Army research activities related to battlefield remote trauma care. Recently, he led his team to create the world's first fully autonomous humanoid robot capable of racing a motorcycle against top human riders.
- Panel: Fostering Innovation with Medical Robotics | Tue. February 5 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM