Thursday, May 26, 2022

Participants needed: joint torque modeling of the shoulder


We are looking for participants for research in joint torque modeling of the shoulder for lifting and reaching motions. In appreciation for your time, you will receive remuneration of $40 for the session. We invite men and women 18-64 years old who are able to perform activities of daily living without pain and without existing heart conditions to participate.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

William McNally successfully defends PhD thesis

McNally PhD defense

PhD candidate William McNally successfully defended his PhD thesis "On the Design of 2D Human Pose Estimation Networks using Accelerated Neuroevolution and Novel Keypoint Representations" - Congratulations! 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

John McPhee presents keynote at 2022 TransMedTech Grand Conference Series


Professor John McPhee delivered the keynote address at the 2022 TransMedTech Grand Conference Series entitled "Dynamics and Model-based Control of Rehabilitation Robots and Exoskeletons".

Thursday, January 20, 2022

John McPhee presents to India Sports Engineering Association

10th Webinar On Sports Engineering

John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, gives an invited talk at the pre-conference webinar for the 2nd International Conference on Sports Engineering on improving sports performance using predictive dynamic simulation and machine learning.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

MoRG exoskeleton research featured in The Record newspaper

MoRG research on lower-limb exoskeletons featured in The Record daily newspaper

Lower-limb exoskeleton research by Brokoslaw Laschowski and John McPhee was featured in The Record daily newspaper (see below the YouTube video).

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Professor John McPhee's Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics renewed for 7 more years

Today, the Government of Canada announced the renewal of Professor John McPhee's Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics for 7 more years. Congratulations! 

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Friday, November 26, 2021

Brokoslaw Laschowski successfully defends PhD thesis

Laschowski Phd defense

PhD candidate Brokoslaw Laschowski successfully defended his PhD thesis "Energetics and Control of Robotic Leg Prostheses and Exoskeletons" - Congratulations! 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Ali Nasr places third in Waterloo.AI GRADflix 2021 competition


PhD candidate Ali Nasr took third place in this year's Waterloo.AI GRADflix competition with his research on Electromyography (EMG), Artificial Intelligence, and their use in exoskeletons for people undergoing physical rehabilitation. For more information, read the [preprint].

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Brokoslaw Laschowski presents at ErgoX Symposium


PhD Candidate Brokoslaw Laschowski gave an invited lecture on computer vision and deep learning for environment-adaptive control of robotic exoskeletons at the 2021 ErgoX Symposium.

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