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Troy Adebar

Contact Information

Troy K. Adebar
PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University
424 Panama Mall,
Building 560, Room 218
Stanford, CA 94305-4021
phone 408-230-4442
tadebar@stanford.edu

Research

Robotics, robotic surgery, ultrasound imaging, medical image analysis.

Education

M.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2011
B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2009

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Troy Adebar, Ashley Fletcher and Allison Okamura. "3D Ultrasound-Guided Robotic Needle Steering in Biological Tissue". IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 61(12): 4303-4308, 2014.
  2. Omid Mohareri, Mahdi Ramezani, Troy Adebar, Purang Abolmaesumi and Septimiu Salcudean. "Automatic Localization of the da Vinci Surgical Instrument Tips in 3-D Transrectal Ultrasound". IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 60(9): 2663-2672, 2013.
  3. Troy Adebar, Michael Yip, Septimiu Salcudean, Robert Rohling, Christopher Nguan and Larry Goldenberg. "Registration of 3D Ultrasound to Laparoscopic Stereo Cameras through an Air-Tissue Boundary". IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 31(11): 2133-2142, 2012.
  4. Troy Adebar, Sheldon Green, Richard Kerekes and Seth Gilchrist. "Imaging the Three-Dimensional Structure of Forming Fabrics". TAPPI Journal. 6(8): 11-15, 2007.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Sarah Cabreros, Nina Jimenez, Joseph Greer, Troy Adebar and Allison Okamura. "Remote Electromagnetic Vibration of Steerable Needles for Imaging in Power Doppler Ultrasound". Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2015, in press.
  2. Troy Adebar and Allison Okamura. "Recursive Estimation of Needle Pose for Control of 3D-Ultrasound-Guided Robotic Needle Steering". Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 4303-4308, 2014.
  3. Joseph Greer, Troy Adebar, Gloria Hwang and Allison Okamura. "Real-Time 3D Curved Needle Segmentation Using Combined B-Mode and Power Doppler Ultrasound". Proc. Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, LNCS 8674, 381-388, 2014.
  4. Troy Adebar and Allison Okamura. "3D Segmentation of Curved Needles using Doppler Ultrasound and Vibration". Proc. Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, LNCS 7915, 61-70, 2013.
  5. Omid Mohareri, Caitlin Schneider, Troy Adebar, Michael Yip, Peter Black, Christopher Nguan and Septimiu Salcudean. "Ultrasound-Based Image Guidance for Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Initial In-vivo Results". Proc. Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, LNCS 7915, 40-50, 2013.
  6. Troy Adebar, Omid Mohareri and Septimiu Salcudean. "Instrument-Based Calibration and Control of Intraoperative Ultrasound for Robot-Assisted Surgery". Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 38-43, 2012.
  7. Omid Mohareri, Mahdi Ramezani, Troy Adebar, Purang Abolmaesumi and Septimiu Salcudean. "Automatic Detection and Localization of da Vinci Tool Tips in 3D Ultrasound". Proc. Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, LNCS 7330, 22-32, 2012.
  8. Troy Adebar, Septimiu Salcudean, Seyedeh Mahdavi, Mehdi Moradi, Christopher Nguan and Larry Goldenberg. "A Robotic System for Intra-operative Trans-Rectal Ultrasound and Ultrasound Elastography in Radical Prostatectomy". Proc. Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions, LNCS 6689, 79-89, 2011.
  9. Michael Yip, Troy Adebar, Robert Rohling, Septimiu Salcudean and Christopher Nguan. "3D Ultrasound to Stereoscopic Camera Registration through an Air-Tissue Boundary". Proc. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, LNCS 6362, 626-634, 2010.

Patents

  1. Septimiu Salcudean, Michael Yip, Troy Adebar, Robert Rohling. "Ultrasound Registration". US Patent Application No. 20120071757.

Selected Awards

Research Awards and Fellowships

  1. NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2011
  2. Pacific Century Graduate Scholarship, 2010
  3. UBC Graduate Fellowship, 2010
  4. NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2009

Academic and Extracurricular Awards

  1. Letson Prize for Top Graduating Student in UBC Mechatronics, 2009
  2. UBC Engineering Co-op Student of the Year, 2009
  3. Elizabeth and Leslie Gould Scholarship in Engineering, 2008
  4. Talisman Energy Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering, 2006

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