REN Hongliang

  • Assistant Professor

- Research Fellow, CNMC, USA
- Research Fellow, CHB & Harvard, USA
- Postdoctoral Fellow, JHU, USA
2008 Ph. D., CUHK

Research Interest

  1. Biomedical Mechatronics
  2. Computer Integrated Interventional Systems
  3. Surgical Navigation and Planning systems
  4. Robotic and Sensing in Medicine
  5. Wireless Biomedical Sensor Networks

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Guo, J.; Li, M.; Ho, P. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Design and Performance Evaluation of a Force/Torque Sensor for Tele-operated Catheterization Procedures', IEEE Sensors Journal PP(99), 1-8.
  2. Li, Z.; Du, R.; Chiu, P.; Yu, H. & Ren, H. (2016), 'A Novel Constrained Wire-driven Flexible Mechanism and Its Kinematic Analysis', Mechanism and Machine Theory 95, 59--75.
  3. Wu, L. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Finding the Kinematic Base Frame of a Robot by Hand-Eye Calibration Using 3D Position Data', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 1-11.
  4. Zheng, S.; Wang, Y. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Simultaneous Temperature Compensation and Synchronous Error Elimination for Axial Displacement Sensors Using an Auxiliary Probe (in press)', IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.
  5. Mien, V. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Finite Time Fault Tolerant Control for Robot Manipulators Using Time Delay Estimation and Continuous Nonsingular Fast Terminal Sliding Mode Control', IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, in press , -.
  6. Mien, V. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Robust Fault Tolerant Control for A Class Second-Order Nonlinear Systems Using an Adaptive Third-order Sliding Mode Control', IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, -.
  7. Wang, H.; Chen, J.; Lau, H. Y. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Motion Planning of IPMC Flexible Manipulators by Learning from Human Expert Demonstrations', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, -.
  8. Wu, L.; Song, S.; Wu, K. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Development of a compact continuum tubular robotic system for nasopharyngeal biopsy', Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing.
  9. Xu, W.; Chen, J. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Learning Inverse Kinematics by Extreme Learning Machine for a Tendon-Driven Serpentine Manipulator in Reaching Tasks ', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (CASE), -.
  10. Yu, H.; Wu, L.; Wu, K.; Lim, C. M. & Ren, H. (2016), 'Development of a Multi-Channel Concentric Tube Robotic System With Active Vision for Transnasal Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Procedures', IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, -.
  11. Wu, K.; Wong, F. K. L.; Ng, S. J. K.; Quek, S. T.; Zhou, B.; Murphy, D.; Daruwalla, Z. J. & Ren, H. (2015), 'Statistical atlas-based morphological variation analysis of the asian humerus: Towards consistent allometric implant positioning', International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 10(3), 317--327.
  12. Wu, K.; Daruwalla, Z. J.; Wong, F. K. L.; Murphyand, D. & Ren, H. (2015), 'Development and Selection of Asian-specific Humeral Implants based on Statistical Atlas: Towards Planning Minimally Invasive Surgery', International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 10(8), 1333-1345.
  13. Song, S.; Ren, H. & Yu, H. (2015), 'Shape reconstruction for wire-driven flexible robots based on Bézier curve and electromagnetic positioning', Mechatronics 29(99), 28 - 35.
  14. Song, S.; Li, Z.; Yu, H. & Ren, H. (2015), 'Electromagnetic Positioning for Tip Tracking and Shape Sensing of Flexible Robots', IEEE Sensors Journal 15(8), 4565-4575.
  15. Song, S.; Li, Z.; Meng, M.; Yu, H. & Ren, H. (2015), 'Real-Time Shape Estimation for Wire-Driven Flexible Robots With Multiple Bending Sections Based on Quadratic Bezier Curves', IEEE Sensors Journal 15(11), 6326-6334.
  16. Wang, J.; Ren, H. & Meng, M. (2015), 'Towards Occlusion-Free Surgical Instrument Tracking: A Modular Monocular Approach and an Agile Calibration Method', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 12(2), 588-595.
  17. Wu, L.; Yang, X.; Chen, K. & Ren, H. (2015), 'A Minimal POE-Based Model for Robotic Kinematic Calibration With Only Position Measurements', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 12(2), 758--763.
  18. Wu, L.; Wang, J.; Qi, L.; Wu, K.; Meng, M. Q.-H. & Ren, H. (2015), 'Simultaneous Hand-Eye, Tool-Flange, and Robot-Robot Calibration for Co-manipulation by Solving AXB = YCZ Problem', IEEE Transactions on Robotics.
  19. Ren, H.; Guo, W.; Ge, S. S. & Lim, W. (2014), 'Coverage Planning in Computer-Assisted Ablation Based On Genetic Algorithm', Computers in Biology and Medicine 49(0), 36 - 45.
  20. Nadeau, C.; Ren, H.; Krupa, A. & Dupont, P. E. (2014), 'Intensity-Based Visual Servoing for Instrument and Tissue Tracking in 3D Ultrasound Volumes', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering PP(99), 1-5.
  21. Fisher, T.; Hamed, A.; Vartholomeos, P.; Masamune, K.; Tang, G.; Ren, H. & Tse, Z. T. H. (2014), 'Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging–conditional robotic devices for therapy and diagnosis', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine 228(3), 303-318.
  22. Ren, H.; Campos-Nanez, E.; Yaniv, Z.; Banovac, F.; Hata, N. & Cleary, K. (2014), 'Treatment Planning and Image Guidance for Radiofrequency Ablation of Large Tumors', IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics) 18(3), 920-928.
  23. Ren, H.; Liu, W. & Lim, A. (2014), 'Marker-Based Instrument Tracking Using Dual Kinect Sensors for Navigated Surgery', IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 11(3), 921-924.
  24. Ren, H.; Lim, C. M.; Wang, J.; Liu, W.; Song, S.; Li, Z.; Herbert, G.; Tse, Z. T. H. & Tan, Z. (2013), 'Computer-Assisted Transoral Surgery with Flexible Robotics and Navigation Technologies: A Review of Recent Progress and Research Challenges', Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering 41(4-5), 365--391.
  25. Ren, H. & Kazanzides, P. (2012), 'Investigation of Attitude Tracking Using an Integrated Inertial and Magnetic Navigation System for Hand-Held Surgical Instruments', IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 17(2), 210 -217.
  26. Ren, H.; Rank, D.; Merdes, M.; Stallkamp, J. & Kazanzides, P. (2012), 'Multi-Sensor Data Fusion in An Integrated Tracking System for Endoscopic Surgery', IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 16(1), 106 -- 111.
  27. Stoll, J.; Ren, H. & Dupont, P. E. (2012), 'Passive Markers for Tracking Surgical Instruments in Real-time 3D Ultrasound Imaging', IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 31(3), 563-575.