About Surgical Robotics Lab

The Surgical Robotics Lab (SRL) is part of the Department of Biomechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering Technology) at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.

SRL is led by Prof. Sarthak Misra. We are also part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen. SRL is affiliated with the MESA+ Institute,  Technical Medical (TechMed) Centre, and W J Kolff Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science.

SRL has a dynamic research agenda, and we consist of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, clinicians, and industrial collaborators. We focus on developing innovative solutions for a broad range of clinically-relevant challenges.

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Recent News

  • PhD defense – Chuang Li

    SRL doctoral candidate defends his thesis

  • ERC Proof of Concept Grant – APOLLO

    Professor Sarthak Misra Awarded Fifth ERC Grant for Spearheading Surgical Robotics Advancements.

  • Collaborative microrobotics research featured in public media

    Cutting-edge microrobotics research at the Surgical Robotics Laboratory has gained media exposure and recognition in an interview on BNR Nieuwsradio. Our researchers achieved a breakthrough by successfully coordinating two microrobots to work together in a 3D environment to grasp and assemble passive particles, opening new possibilities in biomedical applications. This achievement demonstrates our commitment to pioneering advancements […]