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

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.