Incubator for Medical Mixed and Extended Reality at Stanford
Mixed-reality is a subset of Augmented Reality (AR) whereby virtual and real objects are visible and interact. IMMERS is an initiative to enable medical applications of AR, particularly those where patient data (images, measurements, interventional plans) are projected onto the patient's body. We aim to bring together researchers and physicians primarily in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, but across the entire Stanford Campus and work with Industry partners to envision, enable and enact solutions to real challenges in healthcare. Furthermore, we work to link numerous AR and virtual reality (VR) groups across campus for efficient collaboration.
Opportunities at IMMERS--including Summer 2019 REUs!
We are a campus resource for research and education! If you would like to learn about AR/VR, try out ideas, or become involved in our projects, please contact us. We also currently have Research Experience for Undergraduates internship openings for several projects, as listed here--contact us to apply!
IMMERS Research Experience Opportunities
There are numerous opportunities for students to become involved in research in IMMERS, and to learn to program mixed-reality devices for applications.
Rad206: Mixed-Realiity in Medicine
RAD206 (Mixed-Reality in Medicine) is a new project course in Autumn 2018, primarily targeted to engineering students who wish to learn about mixed-reality technology and apply it to real-world medical problems.
Fildes 3.0 How mixed-reality will make more attentive doctors
I love this painting by Fildes because it captures the essence of what it means to care for another person.