U of T Robotics News
This story was originally published by the University of Toronto Government Relations Office. Talent shortages, supply chain disruptions and limited robotics adoption outside key industries are among the greatest challenges […]
Robotics Institute researchers advance magnetic microrobotic surgical tools for minimally invasive brain surgery
Published: May 24, 2023 | Safa Jinje | U of T Engineering News A tiny robotic hand designed to enhance neurosurgery is one step closer to clinical practice. The […]
Robotics Institute and partners welcome students from Ukraine for U of T’s computer science summer research program
Hosted by the Robotics Institute, the event welcomed the second cohort of computer science summer students from Ukraine.
On April 20, Professor Steve Waslander (UTIAS) joined Chris Walker from CBC News Daybreak South to discuss developments and new applications in robotics — from human/robot interaction to hardware. Listen […]
By Hallie Siegel APRIL 11, 2023 Researchers at the University of Toronto Robotics Institute and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have teamed up to develop a new treatment option for patients […]
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.
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 […]
The annual list of the top 100 most cited roboticists has just been released, and we are proud to say that two Robotics Institute professors have made the list:#53 is Tim Barfoot and #74 is Steve Waslander!
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 […]
The Canadian Robotics Council has issued a report synthesizing insights from its first Symposium and provides a first snapshot of Canada’s robotics ecosystem.
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 […]
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.
University of Toronto Robotics Institute Professor Steven Waslander, a world leading expert on 3D object detection for self-driving vehicles, was asked by CBC’s Metro Morning to weigh in on Tesla drivers being allowed to test hands-free features in Toronto’s downtown core
On November 19, 2022 a group of women in robotics gathered to kick off the new WiR Ontario Chapter.
HeRo/KITE seminar Dec 5 at 11am: Dr. Hermano Igo Kreb
Prof Jonathan Kelly discusses his lab’s improved visual perception method to help robots navigate crowded spaces.
Professor Angela Schoellig of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) has earned an Arthur B. McDonald Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
Goldie Nejat is the Canada Research Chair in Robots for Society, a Full Professor at the U of Toronto, and an Adjunct Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Inst. She is the Founder and Director of the Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics Lab.
The U of T Robotics Institute is well represented with accepted papers at IROS 2022. A number of the papers will also be presented by the authors. Robotics Institute faculty’s […]
Students and visitors get a hands-on demonstration during the official opening of UTM’s Undergraduate Robotics Teaching Laboratory.
On Thursday, Republic of Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol visited the University of Toronto Robotics Institute for a whirlwind sampling of AI robotics demos by Professors Xinyu Liu, Alex Mihailidis, and Yu Sun, as well as the aUToronto student team.
We’re excited to announce something we’ve been collaborating on for over a year – introducing the Canadian Robotics Council! The Canadian Robotics Council was formed with a mission: to help […]
Hallie Siegel, Managing Director, Strategy & Partnerships, University of Toronto Robotics Institute & Co-Chair, Canadian Robotics Council (CRC), talks to SpaceQ about the upcoming CRC Symposium in Ottawa on September 22, 2022 and the CRC vision of Canadians leveraging robotics to enhance their health, global competitiveness, productivity, safety, and quality of work.
Congratulations to Prof Yu Sun on the Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Prof Sun’s award “For foundational contributions to robotics and automation at micro-nano scales and pioneering contributions to robotic cell manipulation”.