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Advanced Manufacturing/Robotics

Dr. Puren Yang looking at a research project in robotics

For Canada to remain competitive in the fourth industrial revolution—and to prosper—issues of efficiency, environmental responsibility and innovation must be boldly addressed by industry leaders.

At FEAS, our researchers are giving industry the edge it needs to do so. From advancing robot control technology to enhancing the performance of geothermal heating and cooling systems, and addressing crucial spacecraft dynamics and control challenges, FEAS researchers are solving problems related to the future of Canadian manufacturing and beyond.

Lab Title Principal Investigator Lab Description
Robotics, Mechatronics and Automation Laboratory (RMAL) Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi Primarily focused on applications in biomedical and manufacturing engineering sectors, RMAL is used for fundamental and applied research related to robotics and mechatronic systems. The lab takes a broad approach, with success measured according to industrial and social impact.