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. Feb. 12, 2019Prof. John McPhee awarded Waterloo Engineering 2018 Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision and 2018 Teaching Excellence AwardJohn McPhee receives Waterloo Engineering awards

    Professor John McPhee received both the Faculty of Engineering 2018 Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision and 2018 Teaching Excellence Award. Congratulations!

  2. Nov. 7, 2018William McNally takes Best Overall Paper Award at 2018 Conference on Vision and Intelligent Systems

  3. Oct. 25, 2018Brock Laschowski and Keaton Inkol awarded Waterloo Engineering Excellence PhD Fellowships

    Brock Laschowski and Keaton Inkol have been awarded the University of Waterloo Engineering Excellence PhD Fellowships (each valued at $120,000).

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John McPhee

John McPhee

Professor and Canada Research Chair