Welcome to the Home of Robotics at Waterloo

Waterloo Engineering has the largest and most active robotics and automation research group in Canada, supporting Canada's largest robotics and automation cluster (via WaterlooEDC).

With over 45 faculty members solving problems in advanced robotics, autonomous systems, human-robot interaction, and related fields, Waterloo is where the future of robotics is being developed.

Our mission is to make significant advancements in robotics, from fundamental research through design and development to commercial applications including robots that build cars, explore space, deliver coffee, defuse land mines, or perform surgery.

For more details, check out the Robotics @ Waterloo page.

What's the RoboHub?

The Waterloo RoboHub is the home of robotics at the University of Waterloo, bringing together all of the related technical, educational, research, and other services and experience into one central group.

Visit the About the RoboHub section of the website for more details on our team, fleet, facilities, and research themes.

  1. July 2, 2021Prof. Dautenhahn on BBC Tech Tent: Should robots should look like humans?

    Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, the Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics and a member of the RoboHub's core research team, was recently interviewed on the BBC Tech Tent podcast about whether or not robots should look like humans.

  2. June 29, 2021WATonomous team wins second place in SAE AutoDrive Challenge
    WATonomous vehicle on display

    The WATonomous student team, co-advised by RoboHub Director Wiliam Melek and Professor Derek Rayside, has won second place in the SAE AutoDrive Challenge in the final year of the competition!

  3. June 28, 2021Professor Amir Khajepour and team launch WATonoBus, the first driverless, autonomous 5G shuttle in Canada
    WATonoBus on Ring Road at the University of Waterloo

    Professor Amir Khajepour and his team at the Mechatronic Vehicle Systems Laboratory have successfully launched the WATonoBus: the first driverless, autonomous 5G shuttle in Canada!

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