News archive - 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Dr. Naser Mehrabi presented in MapleSim eSymposium series: Musculoskeletal model of cycling

MapleSim eSymposium Series: Predictive Simulation of Cycling with MapleSim

In this presentation, Dr. Naser Mehrabi demonstrated how MapleSim was used to create a musculoskeletal model of lower-extremities and a neuromuscular controller to simulate forward dynamics of cycling.

Link to the presentation in Maplesoft website

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Where science meets arts. Sara Greenberg's art featured in University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin

Auras performace

MASc student Sara Greenberg has combined her passion for the performing arts with cutting edge research to create mesmerizing acrobatic performances.

Sara Greenberg has tenure in Motion Research Group and Vision and Image Processing lab in the department of Systems Design Engineering.

Link to the main article in Waterloo Daily Bulletin

Friday, October 21, 2016

University of Waterloo graduate reinvents hockey skate blades

Jeffrey Azzolin

Jeffrey Azzolin, a University of Waterloo graduate, has created a startup company to make better skate blades. 

The idea sparked in his fourth-year mechanical engineering design project. With the help of his supervisor, Professor John McPhee, the new blade design increases the acceleration, top speed and agility of the players by five per cent.

Read the full story on University of Wateloo website.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Going Green, For Work and Play. An interview with professor John McPhee by Research2Reality

John McPhee

Professor John McPhee shared his vision about the future technologies, research, and personal likings in an interview wih Resaerch2Reality. 

Don't chase the latest research fads. If there is a research subject that motivates you, go out and become the expert in that field. You should love working on your chosen research.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Brock Laschowski featured in Waterloo Engineering Alumni Letter

Brock Laschowski's research in Paralympic sports engineering and wheelchair biomechanics was featured in the Waterloo Engineering Alumni Letter (eWEAL). Brock is working in collaboration with Dr. Naser Mehrabi and Professor John McPhee.

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