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The University of Toronto Robotics Institute is home to the largest and most diversified robotics program in Canada.

We unite, grow, and catalyze collaborations among the many exceptional robotics research clusters at the University.

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Robotics Institute Leadership

Executive Team

Tim Barfoot

Associate Director

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Hallie Siegel

Associate Director
Strategy & Operations

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Kimberly Colburn

Program Manager

 

The Robotics Institute brings together established and emerging leaders in robotics who make significant contributions to the UofT Robotics Institute through through service, mentorship, thought leadership, and community development.

UofT faculty who wish to join as Active Members should contact the Institute: robotics@utoronto.ca.

 

 

Active Members (alphabetic)

Tim Barfoot

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)


Jessica Burgner-Kahrs

Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences (MCS @UTM)

Gabriele D'Eleuterio

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)

*Former director of IRM (precursor to Robotics Institute)

Eric Diller

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)

Animesh Garg

Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences (MCS @UTM)


Igor Gilitschenski

Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences (MCS@UTM)


Starting Aug 2021

Jonathan Kelly

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)

Xinyu Liu

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)

Hani Naguib

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)




Goldie Nejat

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)

*Former director of IRM (precursor to Robotics Institute)

Angela Schoellig

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)


Florian Shkurti

Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences (MCS @UTM)

 

Yu Sun

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)

 

Raquel Urtasun

Vector Institute, Department of Computer Science


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Steve Waslander

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)


Maria Yablonina

John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
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Steering Committees

Robotics Institute AGM

Executive Committee
Yu Sun (Chair)
Tim Barfoot
Jessica Burgner-Kahrs
Hallie Siegel
Kimberly Colburn

Strategic Advisor
Raquel Urtasun

Industry Relations
Steve Waslander (Chair)
Yu Sun
Animesh Garg
Ilan Kramer
Hallie Siegel

 

Outreach
Kimberly Colburn (Chair)
Jessica Burgner-Kahrs
Eric Diller
Jonathan Kelly
Maria Yablonina
Hallie Siegel

Seminars & Workshops
Jonathan Kelly (Co-Chair)
Florian Shkurti (Co-Chair)
Xinyu Liu
Maria Yablonina
Kimberly Colburn

 

Communications
Angela Schoellig (Chair)
Hallie Siegel
Animesh Garg
Kimberly Colburn

Education & Curriculum
Tim Barfoot (Chair)
Florian Shkurti
Hallie Siegel
Kimberly Colburn

Space & Equipment
Hani Naguib (Chair)
Steve Waslander
Goldie Nejat

Affiliated Members

Affiliated Members include a wide range of robotics researchers and research collaborators from across UofT whose work meaningfully intersects with the field of robotics, or who teach or co-supervise robotics graduate students.

UofT faculty who wish to join as Affiliated Members should contact the Institute: robotics@utoronto.ca.

 

 

Mireille Broucke

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

James Drake

Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Surgery




David Fleet

Department of Computer Science (CS)




Andrew Goldenberg

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering (MIE)

Robert Hamilton

Hospital for Sick Children Department of Paediatrics




Lueder Kahrs

Hospital for Sick Children Department of Computer Science


Hugh Liu

Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)

Manfredi Maggiore

The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

Sheila McIlraith

Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology & Society, Vector Institute, Department of Computer Science (CS)

Alex Mihailidis

Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME), Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, AGEWELL NCE
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James K. Mills

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Milos Popovic

Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME), Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - KITE

Rosalie Wang

Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - KITE
IATSL · GitHub

José Zariffa

Institute of Biomedical Engineering (BME), Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - KITE

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