Tuesday, March 12, 2024

MoRG research in baseball and hockey featured on the LA Times

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A baseball pitching robot that spun out of the Motion Research Group (now Trajekt Sports), as well as a hockey slapshot robot (THoR), were recently featured on the Los Angeles Times.   
 

Thursday, February 22, 2024

John McPhee featured on the CRAM podcast

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John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, joined Mary Ito on the CRAM podcast to discuss his research on improving electric and autonomous vehicles, developing exoskeletons for stroke patients, and increasing the performance of Olympic and pro athletes.

Monday, January 15, 2024

Professor Míriam Febrer-Nafría visits Motion Research Group

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This week, we welcomed Professor Míriam Febrer-Nafría from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya for discussions and data collection for her research on how neurologic and musculoskeletal impairments affect mobility.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Keaton Inkol successfully defends PhD thesis

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PhD candidate Keaton Inkol successfully defended his PhD thesis "Dynamics and model-based control of balance recovery in humans using lower-limb exoskeletons." - Congratulations! 

Thursday, November 16, 2023

MoRG research in sports presented at icSPORTS 2023

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PhD student Kevin Zhu presented MoRG's research in computer vision and sports at the 2023 International Conference on Sport Sciences Research and Technology Support (icSPORTS) conference, including research in fencing and chess.

Monday, November 13, 2023

Professor McPhee presents at the College of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg

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John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, presented a seminar on "Optimizing Sports Performance using Predictive Dynamic Simulation and Machine Learning" at the College of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourgto.

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Professor McPhee hosts robotics panel at Tech Horizons Executive Forum 2023

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John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, hosted the panel discussion on "Future of Robotics and Automation" at the 2023 Tech Horizons Executive Forum.

Friday, October 6, 2023

John McPhee awarded Professional Engineers Gold Medal OPEA 2023

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John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, received the prestigious 2023 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA) Gold Medal, the highest honour awarded by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE)
   

Friday, August 25, 2023

Vasylysa Korovkina presents at the closing ceremony for the Summer Program for Students from Ukraine

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

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