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. Feb. 6, 2020Parya Khoshroo awarded 2nd Prize in Three Minute Thesis Competition
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    Parya Khoshroo, MoRG member and MASc student in Systems Design Engineering, received 2nd Prize in the Three Minute Thesis Competition at the University of Waterloo for her research innovations in stroke rehabilitation robotics and virtual reality. Congratulations Parya!

  2. Dec. 10, 2019Special Issue on Musculoskeletal Modeling for Neurorehabilitation

    Alongside Professor John McPhee, MoRG alumnus Drs. Naser Mehrabi and Mohammad Shourijeh recently served as Topic Editors for the Special Issue "Advances in Musculoskeletal Modeling and their Application to Neurorehabilitation" in Frontiers in Neurorobotics.

  3. 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

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