Olzhas Adiyatov

Olzhas Adiyatov

PhD Student

Olzhas Adiyatov is a PhD student in the Autonomous Systems Lab focusing on navigation and autonomy for unmanned ground vehicles.

Picture of Professor Arash Arami

Arash Arami

Assistant Professor

Professor Arash Arami uses machine learning and system identification techniques to uncover the neural control of human movements and to design optimal controllers and AI for assistive robotic systems such as exoskeletons.

Alexander Aroyo with iCub

Alexander Aroyo

Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Lab Manager

Alexander Aroyo is the Manager of the Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Lab. His research focuses on endowing robots with the capability of complex social interactions with humans.

Marie Charbonneau

Marie Charbonneau

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Marie Charbonneau is a post-doctoral fellow in the Human-Centred Robotics and Machine Intelligence Lab. Her research focuses on reliable whole-body control for humanoid robots.

Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn

Kerstin Dautenhahn

Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair

Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn is the Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics and has pioneered research in social robotics, human-robot interaction and assistive robotics.

Brandon J. DeHart

Brandon J. DeHart

RoboHub Manager and Sessional Instructor

Brandon DeHart is the RoboHub Manager and a Sessional Instructor. He has worked with mobile and legged robots for over 10 years, with a research focus on balance and gait for bipedal robots.

Professor Baris Fidan

Baris Fidan

Associate Professor

Professor Baris Fidan is an expert on system identification and adaptive control for multi-agent systems, mechatronics, control, and planning.

Moojan Ghafurian

Moojan Ghafurian

Research Assistant Professor

Professor Moojan Ghafurian is an expert on human-computer interaction and how it relates to assistive technology used in the care of older adults.

Professor Soo Jeon

Soo Jeon

Associate Professor

Professor Soo Jeon is a member of the Automation & Controls group in Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering. His research lies in the area of design and control of mechatronic systems.

Professor Behrad Khamesee

Behrad Khamesee


Professor Behrad Khamesee has pioneered research in microrobotics and magnetic levitation which has received international attention.

Professor Dana Kulić

Dana Kulic

Adjunct Associate Professor

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

Edith Law

Assistant Professor

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.

Jonathan Lin

Jonathan Lin

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Jonathan Lin is a post-doctoral fellow in the Human-Centred Robotics and Machine Intelligence Lab. His research focuses on the development of human motion capture and modelling, motion quantification, and applied physiotherapy.

Professor John McPhee

John McPhee

Professor and Canada Research Chair

Professor John McPhee is the Canada Research Chair in Biomechatronic System Dynamics. His team develops dynamic models, machine learning algorithms, and model-based controllers for human-machine systems.

Professor William Melek

William Melek

Professor, University Research Chair, and RoboHub Director

Professor William Melek is the RoboHub Director, a University Research Chair, and leads the Laboratory of Computational Intelligence and Automation. He is an expert on robotics, artificial intelligence, sensing, and state estimation.

Professor Katja Mombaur

Katja Mombaur

Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair

Professor Katja Mombaur is the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human-Centred Robotics and Machine Intelligence. She is an expert on human-robot interaction, wearable and humanoid robots, and human motion analysis.

Professor Chrystopher Nehaniv

Chrystopher Nehaniv


Professor Chrystopher Nehaniv is an expert on artificial life, algebraic intelligence, complex adaptive systems, and cognitive models for robots.

Professor Chris Nielsen

Chris Nielsen

Associate Professor

Professor Chris Nielsen is a leading authority on nonlinear control systems and the mathematical design of feedback control laws.

Professor Hamed Shahsavan

Hamed Shahsavan

Assistant Professor

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 Stephen L. Smith

Stephen L. Smith

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair

Professor Stephen L. Smith is the Canada Research Chair in Autonomous Systems and an expert in both robotic motion planning and the distributed control of autonomous systems. 

Professor James Tung

James Tung

Assistant Professor

Professor James Tung focuses on the advancement of human movement research methods and development of assistive technology for independent mobility and rehabilitation.

Professor Steven Waslander

Steven Waslander

Adjunct Associate Professor

Professor Steven Waslander is a leading authority on autonomous aerial and ground vehicles, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), and multi-vehicle systems.

Alexander Werner

Alexander Werner

RoboHub Specialist: Humanoid Robotics

Alexander Werner is the RoboHub's Humanoid Specialist and a PhD Candidate at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR). While his focus is control and locomotion for humanoid robots, he also supports general research in the RoboHub.