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. Dec. 12, 2022Sydney Bell presents MASc seminar

    MASc student Sydney Bell presented her thesis on "Muscle Torque Generator Model For A Two Degree-of-Freedom Shoulder Joint" - Congratulations! 

  2. Dec. 12, 2022Adam Caldwell presents MASc seminar

    MASc student Adam Caldwell presented his thesis on "Development and Comparison of 3D Dynamic Models to Predict Golf Clubhead-Ball Impacts" - Congratulations! 

  3. Dec. 9, 2022Ali Nasr successfully defends PhD thesis

    PhD candidate Ali Nasr successfully defended his PhD thesis "Design, Dynamics, and Control of Active-passive Upper-limb Exoskeleton Robots" - Congratulations! 

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