Robert J. Webster

  • Vanderbilt University

    New $2 million NIH grant advances less invasive procedure for TLE

    A steerable, MRI-guided needle-size robot would access the hippocampus through the foramen ovale, a natural opening in the cheek. A team of engineers and neurosurgery faculty is taking the next steps to develop this less invasive procedure for treating temporal lobe epilepsy. A Vanderbilt research team has received a $2… Read More

    Feb. 16, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Webster named Richard A. Schroeder Chair in Mechanical Engineering

    Robert J. Webster III, whose work has led to tools and methods for surgeries that require little or no incision, has been named the Richard A. Schroeder Chair in Mechanical Engineering. He is among Vanderbilt University’s newest endowed chair holders. In all, eight recipients were celebrated for their path-breaking… Read More

    Feb. 28, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Two engineering faculty receive NSF CAREER awards

    Two junior engineering faculty members – Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Hak-Joon Sung and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Robert J. Webster III – have been awarded the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development grants. According to the National Science Foundation, CAREER awards support exceptionally promising college and university… Read More

    Feb. 15, 2011