University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Research Laboratory of Robotics Innovation and Intervention


Prof. Kai Xu


The Rii research lab focuses on innovative robotics research for healthcare applications and services. Numerous challenges and difficulties, as well as promising perspectives, have presented themselves in the painful yet enjoyable processes of making robots facilitate healthcare practices and improve people’s lives. Witnessing how robotics technology has dramatically improved industrial productivity, Rii believes, with breakthroughs found ahead, the prospering robotics research is capable of improving healthcare practices and people’s lives revolutionarily.

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