Congratulations to Dr. Onaizah on her successful PhD Defense November 29! Good luck to Onaizah in her upcoming postdoctoral position!
Congratulations to Sajad for a successful PhD defense! We’re excited to see the great things that he accomplishes in his future!
Priscilla received the Ontario Graduate Fellowship, a competitive award. Congrats Priscilla!
Congratulations to Onaizah on winning Best Poster in Robotics, Mechatronics & Instrumentation at the 10th Annual MIE Graduate Research Symposium!
The Microrobotics Lab took six people to the ICRA 2019 robotics conference held in Montreal from May 20-24.
Our paper is one of three nominated for the “Best Paper” award at the International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS), to be held July 1-5, 2019 in Helsinki.
M. Salehizadeh*, Zhaoxin Li*, and E. Diller, “Independent Position Control of Two Magnetic Microrobots via Rotating Magnetic Field in Two Dimensions,” MARSS2019 pdf of the paper
*Zhaoxin and Mohammad are equally-contributing first authors of the paper. Congrats Mohammad and Zhaoxin! Mohammad has had an award-nominated paper at MARSS for the past three years running!
Two great videos of our work (including interviews with Prof. Diller) were prepared by journalists:
These are based on our new paper in Science Robotics:
T. Xu, J. Zhang, M. Salehizadeh, O. Onaizah, and E. Diller, “Millimeter-Scale Flexible Robots with Programmable Three-Dimensional Magnetization and Motions,” Science Robotics, vol. 4, eaav4494 , 2019. link to the paper
Tianqi’s new paper was just published in the journal Science Robotics! Congrats Tianqi! UofT Engineering also published a news article on the paper.
Dr. Diller was interviewed in TechBriefs about the work.
“Millimeter-Scale Flexible Robots with Programmable Three-Dimensional Magnetization and Motions,” Science Robotics 2019. link to paper
Omid’s ICRA “International Conference on Robotics Automation” 2019 paper “Contactless Robotic Micromanipulation in Air Using a Magneto-acoustic System” is nominated for the Best Paper Award in Automation! Congrats Omid, and good luck presenting your work in Montreal in May! You can read a pdf pre-print of the paper here.
The Microrobotics Lab is welcoming 5 new PhD/MASc students starting in September! Starting an MASc is Adam Schonewille, Sagar Jaiswal, Omar Ismail, and Mihai Nica. Starting a PhD is Shenrui Pan. Priscilla Lai is also starting a PhD, after spending the past few months as a research assistant. Welcome to the group!