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. Aug. 25, 2023Vasylysa Korovkina presents at the closing ceremony for the Summer Program for Students from Ukraine

    MASc student Vasylysa Korovkina presented her work on "Electrically controlled 1-DOF forearm-hand active prosthesis for children" during the closing ceremony for the 

  2. July 24, 2023Keaton Inkol presents at the 2023 ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics

    PhD candidate Keaton Inkol presented his work on "Facilitating Dynamic Balance Recovery in Lower-Limb Exoskeletons with State Estimation" at the 2023 ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics.

  3. July 21, 2023Jason Hunter presents MASc seminar
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    MASc student Jason Hunter presented his thesis on "Subject-specific Assistive Control of a Stroke Rehabilitation Robot" - Congratulations! 

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