News archive - 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021

Brokoslaw Laschowski successfully defends PhD thesis

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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

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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

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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.

Friday, November 5, 2021

John McPhee among world's top scientists in Stanford ranking

John McPhee, Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics, was featured among the top 2% of scientists worldwide in a comprehensive list recently published by Stanford University. Congratulations!

Friday, August 20, 2021

Ali Nasr receives ASME Conference Best Paper Award

PhD candidate Ali Nasr received Best Student Paper Award at the 2021 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. His research focused on “Model-Based Design and Optimization of Passive Shoulder Exoskeletons”. Congratulations! 

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