Welcome to Maglev Microrobotics Laboratory
Maglev Microrobotics Laboratory studies the design and development of magnetically levitated (Maglev) robots. To accomplish this, a magnetic levitation setup enabling high precision 3D remote positioning was built. Our Maglev systems find applications in areas spanning various disciplines such as:
- Contactless micromanipulation and microrobotics
- Manipulation in hazardous environment
- Clean rooms applications
- Wind tunnel testing
- Wafer growth and wafer transportation
We are working on the development and industrialization of various applications of magnetism such as electromagnetic energy harvesters and non-destructive testing for detecting cracks and defects in live pipelines.
- Aug. 28, 2018
Research results of our PhD candidate, Hassan Askari, is featured in Waterloo news as: “New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance”.
- Oct. 25, 2017
Dr. Khamesee was interviewed for CBC News article and his scientific insight is reflected in the article “Insect-sized robot can go from air to water and back again”.
They consume minimum energy because they're lightweight and they can do many things that a big robot cannot do.
- June 30, 2017
Our novel nano sensor: Research results of PhD candidate, Hassan Askari, is featured in Waterloo news as: "Super-sensitive measurement method could advance medical research, environmental monitoring".