Congrats to Patrick on his MASc thesis defense!

Patrick successfully defended his MASc thesis, “Design of a Rotating Permanent Magnet System for 5-DOF Control of Micro-Robots” on August 22. Congratulation to him for a great presentation and an excellent Masters thesis, and also as the first graduate of the Microrobotics Lab! We wish the best to Patrick.

Patrick Wins Best Presentation Award

Patrick won first place best presentation for his talk title “Magnetic Control of Micro-Robots Using Rotating Permanent Magnets” at the MIE Graduate Research Symposium, held on June 10. The picture was taken at the banquet dinner and awards ceremony following the symposium. Congratulations to Patrick!

Symposium_dinner 2016

MARSS 2016 Award Nomination

Congratulations to Mohammad Salehizadeh for his upcoming paper – Two-Agent Formation Control of Magnetic Microrobots – which has been selected as a Best Conference Paper nominee for the International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS 2016)! Here is a link for this award.

His work will allow multiple microrobotic agents to work together in close proximity while sharing the same workspace.