Wednesday, July 20, 2022

LoopX AI: Canada’s first autonomous, all-weather pizza delivery robot

University of Waterloo students may soon be able to order pizza or a burger from a nearby plaza and have it brought to campus by Canada’s first all-weather autonomous delivery robot.

Monday, July 4, 2022

Clearpath Robotics: from the basement to the Moon

About 13 years ago, four friends and mechatronics engineering students at the University of Waterloo were building robots in university labs and their own basements. From those humble beginnings, Clearpath Robotics has become a multi-million-dollar global enterprise that now employs 320 people and has their sights set on the moon.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Varma family donates $1 million for professorship in robotics

Nityanand Varma left his native India in the early 1960s to do a master’s degree in civil engineering at the University of Waterloo. Now a proud alumnus, he and his family are helping the university grow in a way he would never have imagined possible via a $1-million contribution to fund a new professorship in robotics.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

RoboHub helps Avidbots to advance robotics innovation

Avidbots and RoboHub Logos

When Pablo Molina (BASc ’11), chairman, CTO, VP of Product and co-founder of Avidbots, wanted to improve his company's flagship autonomous floor-scrubbing robot, he turned to his former University of Waterloo professor and mentor, William Melek, for help.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

RoboHub researcher awarded $100,000 to develop predictive tools for spinal surgery

Professor Stewart McLachlin, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering and a member of the RoboHub's extended research team, has been awarded a one-year grant of $100,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for research on predictive tools to improve outcomes in invasive spine surgery.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Graduate Students test their million dollar racecar at Indy Autonomous Challenge

Brian Mao and Ben Zhang are graduate students from the University of Waterloo and members of a multi-university team that competed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the Indy Autonomous Challenge. At the event, teams from across the world compete with self-driving race cars for a prize of $1 million USD.

Saturday, January 1, 2022

RoboHub collaborator publishes a new book on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Professor Ehsan Toyserkani, a professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering and a RoboHub collaborator, published a new book titled Metal Additive Manufacturing.

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