Zion Tsz Ho TSE

  • Fellowship in 2009 at Harvard University

Dr. Zion T.H. Tse is an Assistant Professor in the College of Engineering and the Director of Medical Robotics Lab at the University of Georgia, USA. Before joining UGA, he was a research scientist at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Croucher Fellowship. He received his Ph. D in Mechatronics in Medicine from Imperial College London. Most of his academic and professional experience has been in the areas of electronics instrumentation, medical devices and surgical robotics. Dr. Tse has been involved in designing and prototyping a broad range of novel analog-digital electronic devices, most of which have been applied in numerous clinical and industrial trials.

Dr. Tse was the Vice President of the Harvard Medical School Chinese Scholars & Scientists Association with more than 1000 fellow members and scientists. He was the associate editor of the W. Wing Yip & Brother Bursary Foundation in the UK, and organizing committee of the Harvard Life Science Research Symposium. He is also a professional member of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

He has a strong entrepreneurial passion and his professional goal includes applying his strong medical mechatronics background in the healthcare field, especially in the realm of medical devices.


Medical Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Computer-Aided Surgery, MRI Imaging


1) Robotic surgery: ~Imaged-guided Prostate therapy ~Cardiac Catheter Surgery ~Haptic for minimally Invasive Surgery ~Surgical training with visual/sensing augmentation

2) Robotic diagnosis: ~MR Elastography ~MRI compatible Electro-Cardio-Gram (ECG) ~MRI gating circuit ~MR Magic Angle Imaging ~Tactile sensing based Tumor Identification

3) Robotic rehabilitation: ~Neuro rehabilitation stimulator under fMRI brain activity mapping