About MeRCIS

MeRCIS Group Introduction

Medical Robotics and Computer Integrated Surgery (MeRCIS) Group is a research group at the CASE Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department. It has been formed by Dr. M. Cenk Cavusoglu. Students from different backgrounds, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Systems and Control Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, are working on MeRCIS Projects. MeRCIS Research Laboratory is located in the Glennan Building located at the CASE Quad.

Research areas


Medical Robotics, Human-Machine Interfaces, Haptics and Teleoperation.

Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments:

Surgical Training Simulators, Open Source Software Development Framework for Surgical Simulation, Haptic Interfacing to Virtual Environments, Physical Modeling for Simulation in Virtual Environments.

Systems and Control Theory::

Modeling and Simulation of Biological Systems, Biological Applications of Control Theory.