Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering, UBC
Dr. Antony Hodgson is a Professor in the UBC Department of Mechanical Engineering and holds an NSERC Chair in Design Engineering. He currently serves as the Director of the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering. His research interests include computer-assisted orthopaedic surgery, medical robotics, surgical simulators and skill assessment, neuromotor control and biomechanics. Current projects focus on ultrasound in orthopaedic surgery, design of small medical robots (including braced robots) for orthopaedic procedures, use of magnetic resonance imaging to assess biomechanics in femoroacetabular impingement and to design appropriate surgical processes and use of computer navigational techniques for guiding fluoroscopic interventions. Aside from his research, Dr. Hodgson was a founding instructor of the MECH2 Program that has been awarded the 2005 ASME Curriculum Innovation Award, the 2007 UBC Alfred Scow Award and the 2008 Alan Blizzard Award.
Dr. Antony Hodgson's Affilitions:
Faculty of Applied Sciences, UBC
Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Chairholder