Frank L. Hammond III
Frank L. Hammond III
Assistant Professor
UAW 4102
Research Interests:

Healthcare Robotics

I have dedicated much of my academic career to conducting research as a mechanical engineer and roboticist, but a vast majority of that time has been spent at the intersection of robotics and healthcare. My research efforts are centered on the development of adaptive robotic manipulation systems: robotic devices having morphological structures, actuation topologies, and sensing and control schemes that make them well-suited to operating alongside or in the place of humans in unstructured, dynamically varying environments. Adaptive robotic devices have several promising, clinically-relevant applications and have demonstrated the potential to improve standards of care and patient accessibility to treatments in areas such as teleoperative microsurgery and at-home physical therapy. Hammond holds a joint appointment with the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering.


Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

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