Dr Ren Won Young Researcher Award, CUHK

Dr. Ren won the Young Researcher Award 2024, CUHK, Congratulations!

 

The Young Researcher Award is nominated annually by each Faculty to recognize young
academic staff with exemplary research achievements. The Award consists of a plaque and
an amount of HK$ I 00,000 in the form of a research grant.

 

Team presentations and award at ICRA2024

Congratulations to the following members for the papers accepted by ICRA2024 Japan and presentations at  ICRA2024:

  1. Chained Flexible Capsule Endoscope: Unraveling the Conundrum of Size Limitations and Functional Integration for Gastrointestinal Transitivity
  2. Magnetic-Guided Flexible Origami Robot Toward Long-Term Phototherapy of H. Pylori in the Stomach
  3. Inconstant Curvature Kinematics of Parallel Continuum Robot without Static Model
  4. OSSAR: Towards Open-Set Surgical Activity Recognition in Robot-Assisted Surgery
 
Congratulations on the excellent work done and poster award in ICRA workshop in Surgical Robotics:
 
  •  AI-Enhanced Robotic Microendoscope for Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging

 

 
 
 
 
 

Team presentations at IJCAI 2023

Congratulations to the following members for the presentations at  IJCAI2023 Macau, IJCAI2023 Symposium on Multimodal Reasoning – Techniques, Applications, and Challenges:

Multimodal Reasoning and Language Prompting for Interactive Learning Assistant for Robotic Surgery. Gokul Kannan, Lalithkumar Seenivasan, Hongliang Ren
IJCAI-2023 Symposium Session on Medical Large Models
Talk by Dr. Ren: Surgical motion understanding and generation towards intelligent minimally invasive robotic procedures

6 papers presented at MICCAI2023

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to the following members for the papers accepted and presented by MICCAI2023:

Revisiting distillation for continual learning on visual question localized-answering in robotic surgery

 

L Bai, M Islam, H Ren*

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2023

Rectifying noisy labels with sequential prior: multi-scale temporal feature affinity learning for robust video segmentation

 

B Cui, M Zhang, M Xu, A Wang, W Yuan*, H Ren*

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2023

Co-attention gated vision-language embedding for visual question localized-answering in robotic surgery

 

L Bai, M Islam, H Ren*

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2023

LLCaps: learning to illuminate low-light capsule endoscopy with curved wavelet attention and reverse diffusion

 

L Bai, T Chen, Y Wu, A Wang, M Islam, H Ren*

Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2023

S2ME: Spatial-Spectral Mutual Teaching and Ensemble Learning for Scribble-supervised Polyp Segmentation

 

A Wang, M Xu, Y Zhang, M Islam, H Ren*

arXiv preprint arXiv:2306.00451, MICCAI2023

SurgicalGPT: End-to-End Language-Vision GPT for visual question answering in surgery

 

L Seenivasan, M Islam, G Kannan, H Ren*

arXiv preprint arXiv:2304.09974, MICCAI2023

Also congrats on Lalith’s award for best MICCAI reviewer & Andy’s workshop presentation

Team presentations and award at ICRA2023

Congratulations to the following members for the papers accepted by ICRA2023 and presentations at  ICRA2023:

Surgical-VQLA: transformer with gated vision-language embedding for visual question localized-answering in robotic surgery

L Bai, M Islam, L Seenivasan, H Ren*

arXiv preprint arXiv:2305.11692, ICRA 2023

Rethinking Feature Extraction: Gradient-Based Localized Feature Extraction for End-To-End Surgical Downstream Tasks

W Pang, M Islam, S Mitheran, L Seenivasan, M Xu, H Ren
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 7 (4), 12623-12630
Congratulations on the excellent work done and poster award in ICRA workshop New Evolutions in Surgical Robotics: Embracing Multimodal Imaging Guidance, Intelligence, and Bio-inspired Mechanisms held at ICRA 2023.
  • Domain Adaptive Sim-to-Real Segmentation of Oropharyngeal Organs Towards Robot-assisted Intubation, Guankun Wang, Tian-Ao Ren, Jiewen Lai, Long Bai, and Hongliang Ren
  • Relational Reasoning in VQA Models for Visual Question Answering in Robotic Surgery, Lalithkumar and Hongliang Ren

Team award at 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva

Our Team (Ruoyi, Jiewen, et al..) project Vision-guided Fiberoptic Nasotracheal Intubation Robot won Silver Medal, at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva,  in April 2023!

The project was also showcased at

  • 2023, June, Interview with TVB New Technology Health Information新科技健康資訊 for Intubation Robot
  • 2023, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, 16-18 May

Dr Ren Won Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award 2022

Dr. Ren won the Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award (Hong Kong) 2022 with research on intragastric balloons.

More information can be found at:

https://healthylongevitychallenge.org/winners/swallowable-encapsuled-multi-stable-intragastric-balloons-for-obesity-treatment-semibot/

CUHK bags three wins at Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2022

CUHK bags three wins at Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2022 Scholars from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) won three awards at the Healthy Longevity Catalyst Awards (Hong Kong) 2022.

3 papers accepted by MICCAI2022

Congratulations to the following members for the papers accepted by MICCAI2022:

  • An et al Rethinking Surgical Instrument Segmentation: A Background Image Can Be All You Need
  • Lalith et al Surgical-VQA: Visual Question Answering in Surgical Scenes using Transformer
  • Mengya et al Rethinking Surgical Captioning: End-to-End Window-Based MLP Transformer Using Patches

 

Team awards at The 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

Our Team projects Modular Parallel Robot and Magnetic Capsule won awards at The 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition, organized by Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, on May 27-28, 2022!

Third-place Award: Magnetic Capsule, Presented by Sishen
Merit Award: Modular Parallel Robot, Presented by Wenchao