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Title: Internship in machine learning / medical image segmentationPosted: April 14, 2015
Company/Institution: Intuitive Surgical Inc
Location: United States

Description: Company Description

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.


Advanced MS or PhD student with a focus in Medical Imaging in CS, EE, BME, Radiology or equivalent.

Primary Function of Position

This position will play a key technical role in exploring and developing solutions for using volumetric medical imaging to guide/assist surgeries and other interventions. The candidate will work with a top-notch multi-disciplinary team on a robotic surgical platform.

Roles and Responsibilities

We are seeking a talented individual to develop robust algorithms to segment key anatomical structures from 3d volumetric images, in a fully automatic and semi-automatic fashion. Exploring machine learning based methods is especially interesting due to its great success in other fields. We have datasets with ground-truth for both training and validation. Expected contributions include literature survey, algorithm design and implementation, testing on a large dataset with ground truth.

Skill/Job Requirements

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