The Intelligent Technologies for Wellness and Independent Living Lab at the University of Waterloo brings together state-of-the-art computer science, engineering, rehabilitation science, and human factors methodologies to create internationally renowned intelligent assistive technologies for supporting aging and promoting independence and quality of life for older adults. 

Our research centres around the transdisciplinary execution of user-centred design practices to create innovative, usable, and useful solutions to large, complex problems.

Our goal is to create innovative, accessible technologies that simultaneously enrich the experience of aging as well as society’s perception of aging.


  1. July 13, 2020ITWIL students presenting at AGE-WELL webinar

    Please join us Wed July 15 for the AGE-WELL Webinar: Designing accessible online tools to improve quality of life for people living with dementia and their caregivers

  2. July 4, 2020ITWIL students presenting at CBB Student Showcase!

    Join us on Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 2 PM EDT for the inaugural CBB Student Showcase where ITWIL's own Yirou Li

  3. May 22, 2020Our Ethics and Dementia Research paper presented at CHI 2020
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