U of T Robotics News
Learn about the Mars rover’s autonomous navigation system and how teams of human experts safely operate it from earth. This talk is available in French and English, and is for all ages and anyone interested in learning more about planetary navigation – no technical background needed.
Come and network with Toronto’s growing AV ecosystem at UofT Robotics’ Autonomous Vehicle Workshop. This two-day event will take place June 15-16 and showcase the latest in Canada’s cutting edge autonomous vehicle technology.
05.14.2021 Seminar: ETH Zurich’s Davide Scaramuzza on “Autonomous, Agile Micro Drones: Perception, Learning, and Control”
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Mihai “Mishu” Duduta is joining the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering as an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering.
Professor Eric Diller (MIE) is collaborating with medical researchers to develop dexterous, magnetically controlled microrobots that could perform minimally invasive brain surgery.
Robotics Institute faculty member Florian Shkurti won an Amazon worldwide Research Award for his proposal on generating physically realizable adversarial driving scenarios via differentiable physics and rendering simulators.
Prof. Jessica Burgner Kahrs. Photo by Nick Iwanyshyn Article first appeared in the University of Toronto magazine. Robots Are Taking on New Shapes How a slender, snake-like device could give doctors new ways to save lives By Andrew Snook April 22, 2021 You might call it “zoobotics.” Jessica Burgner-Kahrs, the director of the Continuum Robotics Lab at U… Read more »
Zeus, a self-driving electric car created by a team of students from U of T Engineering, dominated the first series of the intercollegiate Autodrive Challenge. Now, the team is preparing to compete in the SAE Autodrive Challenge II. (Photo: Chude Qian) By Tyler Irving APRIL 12, 2021 For the last three years, U of T… Read more »
Two Robotics Institute faculty, Eric Diller and Yu Sun, have each received $50,000 in research funding from the Connaught Innovation Awards.
Friday, April 9 1-2:30pm Eastern Description: Jade will be giving an overview on general regulation environment for medical devices in Canada. Greg will be speaking on the necessary technical evidence to demonstrate safety and effectiveness in a medical device application. Safety and effectiveness can be demonstrated through a number of avenues including conformity to safety… Read more »
The Robotics Institute is launching the Dialogue Series. Two speakers will each present on a related topic and engage in a dialogue with each other and the audience. On March 26 tune in for Robotics in Fabrication and Construction.
Rehab & Community Care Magazine reprints our op-ed on how robots can help with long term care crisis
Alex Mihailidis has opinion piece published again; Leveraging robotics will appear in Spring 2021 issue of Rehab & Community Care Medicine, greater reach for robotics solutions in long-term care homes.
Thomas Looi of SickKids gives seminar on Minimally Invasive Robotic Tools – Neurosurgery and ENT
UofT researchers will present 32 papers at ICRA, the premiere international robotics conference this year.
Incoming robotics professor at UTM is also a Research Scientist with Toyota Research Institute
Research Spotlight on RI prof Eric Diller: Micro-Scale Surgery: Using Magnetic Fields to Control Tiny Robots in the Brain and Gut
Robotics Institute Professor Xinyu Liu has been named Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Goldberg will give a history of grasping research and present new results from his lab on grasping diverse and previously-unknown objects.
Robotics Institute and Daniels faculty Maria Yoblonina will be moderating a discussion with artist and designer Sputniko! about her work at the intersection of design, technology, and storytelling.
The HeRo/CREATE graduate training program at UofT’s Robotics Institute is hosting its first healthcare robotics summit next month, on February 8th and 19th. This will be a broad-based 2-day overview of the scope of Canadian healthcare robotics.
Russ Taylor of Johns Hopkins University speaks on Human-robot partnerships in interventional medicine and infectious disease crises
Schoellig is one of only six new members elected to the RAS Administrative Committee this year.
Valentin Peretroukhin was recognized with the Gordon N. Patterson award for the top PhD thesis at UTIAS this year for his dissertation titled Learned Improvements to the Visual Egomotion Pipeline.
Professor Yu Sun will be coordinating a new course next term as part of the HeRo/CREATE graduate training program from NSERC. The course, Introduction to Healthcare Robotics, is part of the program for HeRo trainees, and is open to all students at the university.