Welcome to the Motion Research Group

Welcome to the website for the Motion Research Group in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo directed by Professor John McPhee. We specialize in dynamic simulation, model-based control, and design optimization of mechanical, mechatronic, and biomechatronic multibody systems.

  1. Oct. 3, 2019Professor John McPhee awarded OPEA Medal of Engineering Excellence

    John McPhee, Tenured Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, has been awarded the 2019 Ontario Professional Engineers Association (OPEA) Medal of Engineering Excellence

  2. Aug. 15, 2019Professor John McPhee awarded John R. Evans Leaders Fund by Canada Foundation for Innovation

    Professors Arash Arami and John McPhee have been awarded the John R. Evans Leaders Fund by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (valued at $182,000) for their collaborative research “Neuromechanics-Based Assistive Robotics: Towards Optimal Personalized Robotic Assistance”.

  3. Aug. 5, 2019MoRG Alumni at International Society of Biomechanics Conference

    Motion Research Group reunites with graduate alumni Dr. Matthew Millard, Dr. Mohammad Shourijeh, and Dr. Ajay Seth at 2019 International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics (TGCS) associated with the International Society of Biomechanics Conference in Calgary, Canada.

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