Professor Mombaur was the keynote speaker at Go CODE Girl 2021

February 27, 2021
Go CODE Girl provided an exciting opportunity for girls in grades 7-10 across Ontario to learn about the exciting world of coding and software development and discover opportunities in computing and engineering fields.

Lecture presented to the WeCord Winter School

February 2021
Professor Mombaur presented the lecture “SPEXOR - Modeling and optimizing human-robot interaction in spinal exoskeletons for low back pain prevention” to the WeCord Winter School. (Virtual)


January 2021
We are excited to welcome our newsest members: Marie Charbonneau (Postdoc), Robert Wagner (Technician), Mennatallah Rihan (MASc student) and Kareem Mostafa (MASc student).

Workshop presented by Prof. Mombour

November 2020
Professor Mombaur conducted a workshop on Robot-Aided Neuromechanics titled "Minimizing and estimating human lumbar torques with spinal exoskeletons" at the International Conference for Biomedical Robotics and Biomechantronics (BioRob.) (Virtual)

Training event for care staff

November 2020
“Roboter in der Pflege”, PIAF Robotik und künstliche Intelligenz in der Pflege, University Clinics Heidelberg. (Virtual)

Talk by Prof. Mombaur

November 2020
Professor Mombaur was a guest speaker at the Grand River Hospital's Professors Present Talk Series virtual event. She presented “How Can Intelligent Human-Centred Robots Transform Health Care in the Future? (Virtual)

Presentation by Prof. Mombaur

November 2020
At this year's NSERC Canadian Robotics Network virtual event, Professor Mombaur presented “Endowing Human-Centered Robots with Motion Intelligence”. (Virtual)

How to wear a robot?

October 2020
The Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) invited Professor Mombaur to present “How to wear a robot – optimizing human-exoskeleton interactions“ at their ACE Virtual Summit 2020.

Seminar offered to the Waterloo Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

October 2020
“Understanding, improving and proving assistance to human movement with model-based optimization“, Kinesiology & Biomechanics, Seminar, Waterloo Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. (Virtual)


August/September 2020
Professor Katja Mombaur and Branca da Costa are very excited to welcome new team members: Jonathan Lin, Jan Lau, Will Thibault, Francisco Chavez, Peter Lee, Sagar Rajendran, Jiwon Yang, Anas Mahdi, Christian Mele and Mahsa Parsapour.

Visit our Team page for more information including titles, research focus and contact details.

  1. 2020 (1)
  2. 2019 (3)
    1. July (1)
    2. April (2)