The Microrobotics Lab has received funding for equipment and infrastructure through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund. This funding is from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and will be used to further develop our capabilities for microrobotics research.
MASc student Zhe Li and PhD student Jiachen Zhang have joined the microrobotics lab! Welcome!
Xian Wang has joined the Microrobotics Lab for the summer from Tianjin University, through the Mitacs Globalink summer internship program.
Our upcoming paper Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Remote Actuation of Magnetic Microrobots is a finalist for the Best Paper award at the Robotics: Science and Systems conference in July, in Berkeley California.
MASc student Patrick Ryan and undergraduate Hweedo Chang have joined the Microrobotics Lab for this summer. Welcome!
Our work on mobile magnetic micro-grippers was featured in NewScientist: “Mini robot doctors that could swim in your bloodstream.”
Our new article Continuously-distributed magnetization prole for millimeter-scale elastomeric undulatory swimming has been accepted to the journal Applied Physics Letters! The article introduces a bio-inspired flexible magnetic swimmer which swims using a traveling wave. link.
Our new article Six-Degrees-of-Freedom Remote Actuation of Magnetic Microrobots has been accepted to the conference Robotics: Science and Systems 2014, to be held in Berkeley, California.
Our article Three-Dimensional Programmable Assembly by Untethered Magnetic Robotic Micro-Grippers has been published online in Advanced Functional Materials journal. link.