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. Mar. 21, 2021Exoskeleton research by PhD candidate Brokoslaw Laschowski featured on BBC News
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    Exoskeleton research led by PhD candidate Brokoslaw Laschowski and supervised by Professor John McPhee was featured on BBC News [video].

  2. Mar. 15, 2021Waterloo engineers combine AI and wearable cameras in self-walking robotic exoskeletons
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    Robotics researchers are developing exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

  3. Dec. 17, 2020Arash Hashemi and Ali Nasr receive Best Paper Awards

    PhD candidate Ali Nasr and MASc student Arash Hashemi both received Best Paper Awards at the 2020 International Conference of Control, Dynamic Systems, and Robotics (CDSR20).

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