Welcome to the Motion Research Group

Welcome to the home page for the Motion Research Group, located in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, Canada. We specialize in the dynamic analysis, model-based control, and design optimization of mechanical and biomechatronic multibody systems

  1. Sep. 10, 2018Prof. John McPhee discusses autonomous control and electrification of automotive systems

    Prof. John McPhee discusses the latest advancements in automotive systems engineering, specifically autonomous navigation and electrification. 

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Meet our people

John McPhee

John McPhee

Professor and Canada Research Chair

In general, my research is devoted to the modelling, simulation, and optimal design of dynamic physical systems. Quite simply, I study things that move.