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John McPhee

John McPhee

Professor

In general, my research is devoted to the modelling, simulation, and optimal design of dynamic physical systems. Quite simply, I study things that move.

Amir Lajimi

Amir Mousavi Lajimi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Currently working in Motion Research Group at the University of Waterloo, I have studied and/or worked at the University of Waterloo, Simon Fraser University, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Laussane , and

Naser Mehrabi

Naser Mehrabi

Postdoctoral Fellow
I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo. I am interested in modeling and control issues related to the biomechanical modeling of non-pathological human movements
Soroosh Hassanpour

Soroosh Hassanpoor

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow
I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies. My research interests include modeling and simulation of distributed-parameter dynamic systems.
Ehsan Samadani

Ehsan Samadani

Postdoctoral Fellow

I am a postdoctoral fellow in the department of systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Chongfeng Wei

Chongfeng Wei

Postdoctoral Fellow
I'm a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Waterloo.
Anson Maitland

Anson Maitland

PhD student

I'm a PhD student interested in control oriented model reduction of nonlinear systems. 

Reza Razavian

Reza Sharif Razavian

PhD Student
I'm a PhD student at the University of Waterloo. I like to know how humans move!
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.
Borna Ghannadi

Borna Ghannadi

PhD Student
As a PhD student at the University of Waterloo, I want to snap the crackle of biomechanics pop with rehabilitation robotics flavor!
Valerie Norman-Gerum

Valerie Norman-Gerum

PhD student

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

Mohit Batra

Mohit Batra

PhD student
  PhD at University of Waterloo
Colin Brown

Colin Brown

MASc student

I am a MASc student in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. My research is in the area of biomechanical and biomedical engineering, with a particular interest in sports applications.

Conor Jansen

Conor Jansen

MASc student

I am a first-year MASc student at the University of Waterloo.

My research interests include sports equipment design and biomechanical modeling of athletes.

Yiteng Liang

Yiteng Liang

MASc student

I'm a master student at the University of Waterloo. How flexible bodies deform when moving is my focus of study.

Sara Greenberg

Sara Greenberg

MASc student

My research is about kinematic modelling and tracking the human body. I am most interested in markerless tracking using computer vision techniques

Bryce Hoskin

Bryce Hosking

MASc student
I am a MASc student at the University of Waterloo. Broadly speaking I am interested in in trying to understand the dynamics of how cars work, and how they can be improved.
peter brown

Peter Brown

MASc student

I am a master’s student at the University of Waterloo.

I have been working on human movement simulation in the Motion Research Group, focusing on efficient contact modelling methods (for anatomical joint models and foot-ground contact models).

Matthew Van Gennip

Matthew Van Gennip

MASc student
I'm a master’s student at the University of Waterloo. My work is centered around model predictive control for autonomous vehicles.
William McNally

William McNally

MASc student

I research golf, play varsity golf, and drive a VW Golf.

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.