Welcome to the Motion Research Group

Welcome to the home page for the Motion Research Group, located 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

Professor

In general, my research is devoted to the modelling, simulation, and optimal design of dynamic physical systems. Quite simply, I study things that move.

Awards

  • Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, 2016
  • Best Paper Award at the 3rd International Conference on Control, Dynamic Systems, and Robotics, Ottawa, Canada, 2016
  • NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation, 2014
  • Fellow of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014
  • Best Paper Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2013
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineers, since 2011
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, since 2005
  • Best Paper Award from the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2003
  • I.W. Smith Award from the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2001
  • Premier's Research Excellence Award, Province of Ontario, 2000
  • Sandford Fleming Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Engineering, 1998
  • NATO/NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1990-1992

Courses Taught

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University of Waterloo
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