People profiles

John McPhee

John McPhee

Professor and Canada Research Chair

My research focuses on modelling, simulation, model-based control, and optimal design of dynamic physical systems.

Yuan Lin

Yuan Lin

Postdoctoral Fellow
I am working on reinforcement learning for autonomous driving.
Chi JIN

Chi Jin

Postdoctoral Fellow

I am interested in state estimation, motion planning & control for autonomous vehicles.

Anson Maitland

Anson Maitland

Postdoctoral Fellow

I'm interested in nonlinear model predictive control, optimization, and autonomous vehicles.

Valerie Norman-Gerum

Valerie Norman-Gerum

Postdoctoral Fellow

I'm a PhD student at the University of Waterloo. I’m working to learn why we move the way we do.

Brock Laschowski

Brock Laschowski

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidate in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo 

William McNally

William McNally

PhD Student

My research focuses on the development of efficient deep learning models for mobile computer vision applications in sport and human motion.

Ali Nasr wearing The AirFrame Exoskeleton

Ali Nasr

PhD Student

I'm a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. My current research focuses on designing an Upper Limb Exoskeleton (Biomechatronic Device) for workers and patients.

Behzad Danaei

Behzad Danaei

PhD Student

I am a PhD student at the University of Waterloo. My current research focuses on kinematic and dynamic modeling of biomechanical systems.

Mahdokht Ezati

Mahdokht Ezati

PhD Candidate

I'm a PhD student at the University of Waterloo. I’m working on human gait to figure out how we jump, walk and run.

Keaton Inkol

Keaton Inkol

PhD Student

Doctoral student at the University of Waterloo.

Aliasghar Mohammadi Nasrabadi

Ali Asghar Mohammadi Nasrabadi

PhD Student

PhD Student in the Motion Research Group

Amer Keblawi

Amer Keblawi

PhD Student
I'm a PhD student at the University of Waterloo. My research involves developing acausal models for engine air path components.
Parya Khoshroo

Parya Khoshroo

MASc Student

MASc Student in Systems Design Engineering

Master's Student in Motion Research Group

Arash Hashemi

MASc Student

MASc Student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. 

Chris Shum

Chris Shum

Research Engineer

I’m currently working in an engineering/application support role for the Motion Research Group (MORG) and the Smart and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems (SHEVS) lab.

Mohammad Hassanpour

Mohammad Hassanpour

Research Engineer

Research Engineer currently working on the path following control of University of Waterloo Autonomous Vehicle (Autonomoose)

Dave Mandyam

MASc Student

Dave Mandyam is an MASc student in the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.