An innovative & state of the art project “Al-Zahrawi” for development of tele-surgical training robot & simulator, is being carried out at NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Islamabad, Pakistan.
We have named our Robotic Trainer & VR Simulator "Al-Zahrawi" after one of the greatest medieval Arab surgeon Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas Al-Zahrawi (936-1013), who has also been referred to as the father of modern surgery by some.
Director: Syed Y. Hassan
Producer: SMART Lab, NUST-SEECS
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