U of T Engineering has the largest and most diverse robotics program in Canada, and together with a range of strategic industrial partners we are ushering in a future where robots will extend human capabilities and improve lives.
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Aerial Robotics
- Artificial Intelligence
- Assistive Robotics
- Autonomous Vehicles
- Human Factors and Transportation
- Machine Learning
- Personal Robotics
- Robots for Society
- Surgical Robotics
CARRE expands and unifies research and teaching activities related to the burgeoning field of aerial robotics.
TIAM expedites research and development of advanced manufacturing technologies by creating a multidisciplinary network focused on sharing knowledge, ideas and resources.
IRM brings focus to research in robotics and mechatronics through collaborative research projects and innovative educational programs.
Study Robotics at U of T Engineering
Graduate students can choose from a wide range of technical emphases, including Robotics & Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing. Engineering undergraduates can complement their studies with minors in Robotics & Mechatronics, Advanced Manufacturing and Nanoengineering. Engineering Science students can major in Robotics as well as Machine Intelligence — the first program of its kind in Canada.
The word ‘robot’ usually conjures up an image of a metal machine, but according to Professor Mihai Duduta (MIE), in the future these devices could have an altogether different look.
Duduta and his team are experts in soft robotics, developing stretchable, elastic devices for a range of applications.
“You can imagine novel medical devices designed to be compatible with the human body, adaptable buildings that change with environmental conditions, or new ways to harvest or store energy,” says Duduta