1. Gregory D. Hager, Carol E. Reiley, Balakrishnan Varadarajann, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Henry C. Lin, and Rajesh Kumar. Method and System for Quantifying Technical Skill. United States patent #C10692, International #PCT/US2010/028025 filed September 19, 2010.

Book Chapters/Collections:

  1. A. M. Okamura, L. N. Verner, C. E. Reiley, and M. Mahvash. “Haptics for Robot-Assisted Surgery”, International Symposium of Robotics Research, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, 405-416, 2007.


  1. B Varadarajan, C. E. Reiley, S. Khudanpur, and G. D. Hager. “Exploring Data-Driven Statistical Models for Computer Integrated Surgery”, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (submitted).
  2. C. E. Reiley, H. C. Lin, D. D. Yuh, G. D. Hager. “A Review of Methods for Objective Surgical Skill Evaluation“, Surgical Endoscopy, 25(2):356-66, 2011. (impact factor 3.231).
  3. L. Su, B. P. Vagvolgyi, R. Agarwal, C. E. Reiley, R. H. Taylor, and G. D. Hager. “Augmented reality during robot-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: Toward real-time 3d-ct to stereoscopic video registration,” Journal of Urology, 73(4):896-900, 2009 (impact factor 3.952).
  4. B. Vagvolgyi, C. E. Reiley, G. Hager, R. Taylor, and L.M. Su. “Augmented Reality Using Registration of 3D Computed Tomography To Stereoscopic Video of Laparoscopic Renal Surgery,” Journal of Urology, 179(4):241-241, 2008 (Impact factor 3.952).
  5. C. E. Reiley, T. Akinbiyi, D. Burschka, A. M. Okamura, C. Hasser, D. Yuh, “Effects of Visual Force Feedback on Robot-Assisted Surgical Task Performance,” The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 135, Issue 1, pp.196-202, January 2007 (impact factor 3.037).

Peer-Reviewed Conferences:

  1. C. E. Reiley, E. Plaku, G. D. Hager, C. C. G. Chen, “Motion Generation of Robotic Surgical Tasks: Learning From Expert Demonstrations,” Engineering in Medicine and Biology,2010 (oral).
  2. C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, “Decomposition of Robotic Surgical Tasks: An Analysis of Subtasks and Their Correlation to Skill,” MICCAI M2Cai workshop, 2009 (poster).
  3. B. Varadarajan, C. E. Reiley, H. C. Lin, S. Khudanpur, G. D. Hager, Data-Derived Models for Segmentation with Application to Surgical Assessment and Training, MICCAI, pages 426-434, 2009 (poster, acceptance rate 32%).
  4. C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, “Task versus Subtask Surgical Skill Evaluation of Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery,” MICCAI, pages 435-442, 2009 (poster, acceptance rate 32%).
  5. C. E. Reiley, H. C. Lin, B. Varadarajan, B. Vagolgyi, S. Khudanpur, D. D. Yuh, and G. D. Hager, “Automatic Recognition of Surgical Motions Using Statistical Modeling for Capturing Variability”, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, 132:396-401, 2008 (oral).
  6. T. Akinbiyi, C. E. Reiley, S. Saha, D. Burschka, C. J. Hasser, D. D. Yuh, and A. M. Okamura. “Dynamic Augmented Reality for Sensory Substitution in Robot-Assisted Surgical Systems,” 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2006, pp. 567-570 (oral, acceptance rate 25%).

Abstracts/Short Papers/Non-Refereed:

  1. C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, C. C. G. Chen, “Skill Assessment for Robotic Surgery Using Statistical Models,” Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery 2010 (presentation).
  2. R. Agarwal, B. Vagvolgyi, C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, A.W. Levinson, L. Su, “Tumor registration of augmented reality overlay of a 3D CT to real time stereoscopic video during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy” World Robotic Urology Symposium, March 2008 (poster).
  3. B. Vagvolgyi, C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, A. W. Levinson, L. Su, “Toward Direct Registration of Video to Computed Tomography for Intraoperative Surgical Planning during Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy”, World Congress of Endourology, 2007 (poster).
  4. B. Vagvolgyi, C. E. Reiley, G. D. Hager, A. W. Levinson, L. Su, “Tumor Registration of Augmented Reality Overlay of a 3D CT to Real-time Stereoscopic Video During Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy”, American Urological Association, 2007 (oral, acceptance rate 27%).
  5. T. Gao, J. Ji, C. E. Reiley, B. Winters, L. Selavo, N. Whyms. “Advancing MET Through Intelligent Patient Monitoring”, 3rd Annual Medical Emergency Team/Rapid Response Team Conference, 2007 (poster).
  6. C. E. Reiley and A. M. Okamura. “Augmented Reality for Haptic Display in Robot-Assisted Surgical Systems”, SWE, Kansas City, MO, October 2006.  (Best Poster Finalist)
  7. C. E. Reiley. “Dynamic Augmented Reality for Haptic Display in Robot-Assisted Surgical Systems”, CRA-W DMP Reunion at the 2004 Grace Hopper Conference, Chicago, IL: October 2004 (poster).
  8. C. E. Reiley. “Program Slicing for OpenMP Shared Memory Parallel Programs”, University of Delaware Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium, August 2003 (poster).

Peer-Reviewed Education-Based:

  1. T. Wedlick, C. E. Reiley, C. Ramey. “A Fair Game: A Low-Cost Easily Implemented Robotics Competition Leads to Diverse Entrants”, ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting, 2009 (oral).


  1. C. E. Reiley and G. D. Hager. “Using Robots to Train the Surgeons of Tomorrow” , IEEE Robotics & Automation blog, June 13, 2011.
  2. C. E. Reiley. “One on One Spotlight with the RAS President”, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, pg 114, March 2009.
  3. C. E. Reiley. “The Future of Robotics”, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, pg 19-22, March 2010.


  1. C. E. Reiley. “System Design and Implementation of Visual Force Feedback and Virtual Fixtures in RobotAssisted Surgical Systems: Evaluating Alternatives to Direct Force Feedback Using Augmented Reality”, 2007.
  2. C. E. Reiley. “Haptic Integration of IBM Manipulator”, 2004.

Invited Talks and Seminars:

  1. IEEE Robotics and Automation DC-NoVa chapter meeting, “ Skill Assessment for Robotic Surgery (Language of Surgery).” University of Maryland, College Park, MD. April 19, 2010.
  2. Mechanical Engineering Graduate Engineering Seminar, “Haptics and Vision in Surgical Robotics.” Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. February 13, 2008.
  3. Robotics for JHU Alumni Event, “The Language of Surgery.” Liberty Science Center, Newark, NJ. February 10, 2008.
  4. Electrical Engineering Seminar, “Visual Force Feedback and Virtual Fixtures In Robot-Assisted Surgical Systems.” Oregon Health and Science University OGI School of Engineering and Science, Beaverton, OR. August 21, 2007.
  5. Computer Engineering Graduate Engineering Seminar, “Dynamic Augmented Reality in Robot-Assisted Surgical Systems.” Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. May 26, 2005.


  1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2007-2010 ($122,500 over 3 years).
  2. JHU Alumni Association Community Action Grant: Funded to buy robotic kits for low income high schools to participate in the JHU Robotics Systems Challenge, 2006-2007 & 2008-2009 ($2000).
  3. JHU Digital Media Center Creative Use of Technology Grant: “Input Devices for Developing Photo and Video Applications for Social Networks” ($500).
  4. SCU Dean’s Fund: Wrote proposal to win grant for senior design project, 2004 ($500).
  5. SCU Student Leadership Fund: Grant to fund senior design project, 2004 ($500).