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 dynamic analysis, model-based control, and design optimization of mechanical and biomechatronic multibody systems

  1. Oct. 3, 2019Professor John McPhee awarded PEO Engineering Medal of Engineering Excellence

    Professor John McPhee has been awarded the 2019 Engineering Medal of Engineering Excellence by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) for his influential contributions towards the advancement of modelling and control of dynamic physical systems (mechanical, mechatronic and biomechatronic systems). Congratulations Professor McPhee! 

  2. Aug. 15, 2019Professor John McPhee awarded John R. Evans Leaders Fund by Canada Foundation for Innovation

    Professors Arash Arami and John McPhee have been awarded the John R. Evans Leaders Fund by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (valued at $182,000) for their collaborative research “Neuromechanics-Based Assistive Robotics: Towards Optimal Personalized Robotic Assistance”.

  3. Aug. 5, 2019MoRG Alumni at International Society of Biomechanics Conference

    Motion Research Group reunites with graduate alumni Dr. Matthew Millard, Dr. Mohammad Shourijeh, and Dr. Ajay Seth at 2019 International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics (TGCS) associated with the International Society of Biomechanics Conference in Calgary, Canada.

Read all news