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Professor Yu Sun receives U of T President’s Impact Award

Professor Yu Sun (MIE) is among the 2023 recipients of the University of Toronto President’s Impact Award, which celebrates faculty members whose research has made a significant impact outside of academia.  

When Macro Meets Micro

PhD student Sven Lilge with a continuum robot The UofT Robotics Institute brings together professors who work in 14 different areas of robotics at UofT.  This is a story about one of the unexpected collaborations that might never have happened…

How Duckietown set Chude (Frank) Qian on the road to autonomous vehicles

 University of Toronto, February 3, 2022: “Frank” Chude Qian, A Master Student at the University of Toronto, shares with us his experience with Duckietown. How Duckietown set Chude (Frank) Qian on the road to autonomous vehicles (reposted) “Frank” Chude Qian…

UTRA Hacks March 18 & 19

The University of Toronto Robotics Association (UTRA) is partnering with the Robotics Institute to bring back their annual UTRA Hacks event. This beginner-friendly hackathon to encourage robotics skill-building will start at noon on Saturday, March 18 and finish in the…

In Memoriam: Peter Carlisle Hughes 1940-2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the death on the 5th of January of Professor Emeritus Peter Carlisle Hughes, preeminent dynamicist, aerospace engineer and space robotics pioneer.
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