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. Nov. 17, 2021Ali Nasr places third in Waterloo.AI GRADflix 2021 competition

    PhD candidate Ali Nasr took third place in this year's Waterloo.AI GRADflix competition with his research on Electromyography (EMG), Artificial Intelligence, and their use in exoskeletons for people undergoing physical rehabilitation. For more information, read the [preprint].

  2. Nov. 9, 2021Brokoslaw Laschowski presents at ErgoX Symposium

    PhD Candidate Brokoslaw Laschowski gave an invited lecture on computer vision and deep learning for environment-adaptive control of robotic exoskeletons at the 2021 ErgoX Symposium.

  3. Nov. 5, 2021John McPhee among world's top scientists in Stanford ranking

    John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, was featured among the top 2% of scientists worldwide in a comprehensive list recently published by Stanford University. Congratulations!

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