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Current Research Activities

Last modified on May 20, 2024 by Mario Romero.
Active Research Projects - Mario Romero is PI, unless otherwise stated.
  Project Period Goal Collaborators Papers
Enhanced neurosurgical training TENT: Technology-enhanced neurosurgical training 2021 - ~2027 Acquire and transfer procedural knowledge in neurosurgical training. 1, 2, 3, 4
VisBac visualizing bacteria in the OR in VR VisBac - visualizing bacteria in the operating room 2019 - ~2027 Visualize air flow simulations for surgical staff training towards reducing hospital-acquired infections. Romero is Co-PI. 5
SMART: Smart predictive Maintenance in the phARmaceutical indusTry SMART: Smart predictive Maintenance in the phARmaceutical indusTry 2023-2025 Acquire and transfer manufacturing maintenance procedural knowledge through sensor networks, machine learning predictive models and immersive data visualization.  
CitizAir CitizAir: public engagement through urban air quality visualizations 2021-2024 Engage citizen in discussions through public visualizations of air quality in Stockholm.  
PSP: platform for smart people - supporting everyday living through context-aware visualizations PSP: platform for smart people 2022-2024 Provide support for activities of daily living for adults on the autism spectrum through context-aware visualizations. Romero is Co-PI.  
Homo Colossus: visualizing energy footprints Homo Colossus: visualizing our energy footprints 2020-2024 Engage everyday people in a discussion about our energy footprints through an immersive public visualization. Romero is Co-PI  

Publications from Active Research

  1. Buwaider A, El-Hajj V, Mahdi O, Iop A, Gharios M, de Giorgio A, Romero M, Gerdhem P, Jean W, Edström E & Elmi-Terander A. Extended reality in cranial and spinal neurosurgery – a bibliometric analysisActa Neurochirurgica 166, 194 (2024). Publisher Link.
  2. Iop A, Viberg O, Francis K, Norström V, Persson DM, Wallin L, Romero M, Matviienko A. Exploring the Influence of Object Shapes and Colors on Depth Perception in Virtual Reality for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Training. 2024 ACM CHI conference (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA).
  3. A. Iop et al."On Extended Reality Objective Performance Metrics for Neurosurgical Training," in Responsive and Sustainable Educational Futures : 18th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2023, Proceedings, 2023, pp. 573-579.
  4. A. Iop et al."Extended Reality in Neurosurgical Education : A Systematic Review," Sensors, vol. 22, no. 16, 2022.
  5. P. Sadeghian et al."Visualizing bacteria-carrying particles in the operating room : exposing invisible risks," in Healthy Buildings 2021 – Europe : Proceedings of the 17th International Healthy Buildings Conference 21–23 June 2021, 2021.
Last modified on May 20, 2024 by Mario Romero.