RoboHub's research team works with a diverse group of researchers from across many different faculties and departments at the University of Waterloo to support their research goals. These professors are research collaborators, frequent sources of inspiration, and valuable contributors to the discussions that surround RoboHub's overall research themes.
The profiles below highlight just a few researchers who are regular collaborators with the RoboHub research team and faculty who regularly make use of the RoboHub's facility and fleet. For more details, browse our complete list of Waterloo collaborators or check out the list of affiliated labs, centres, and institutes.
The RoboHub team has also forged a wide range of local, national, and international collaborations across academia and industry, including a host of world-class researchers and globally recognized robotics companies.
Professor David Correa is an expert in bio-inspired architecture, including bio-materials, 4-D printing, material structures, adaptive and self-forming systems, and advanced robotic fabrication.
Professor Ehsan Hashemi is the Director of the NODE Lab research group at the University of Alberta and an expert on autonomous navigation, distributed controls, and assistive robotics.
Professor Dana Kulić is the Director of the Robotics research group at Monash University and is an expert in humanoid robotics, human-robot interaction and intelligent systems.
Professor Edith Law focuses on how people can enhance and make sense of intelligent systems, such as robots and other human-in-the-loop systems, including issues related to transparency, engagement, trust and collaboration.
Professor Maya Przybylski is the Director of the DATALab research group in the School of Architecture and an expert on the complex intersection of architectural design, data and computation.
Professor Oliver Schneider is an expert on haptics, haptic computing, and human-computer interaction. He is working on methods to facilitate the widescale deployment of haptic technology.
Professor Hamed Shahsavan is an expert on the development of soft and programmable materials and their applications in the design and fabrication of mobile soft robots, functional devices, and artificial biological organisms.
Professor Steven Waslander is a leading authority on autonomous aerial and ground vehicles, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), and multi-vehicle systems.