Key Research Areas
- Manufacturing processes and products
- digital fabrication
- Fine Arts
- Flexible robots
- human/machine interaction
- Innovation, Industrial and Tech. Develop
- material optimization
- Mechanical engineering
- Mechanical machinery, heavy equipment (including farm, forestry, and construction equipment)
- multidisciplinary research and development
- performative architecture
- Innovation, Industrial and Technological Development
- computational design
Recent Research Projects
2014/15-2018/19 • $850,000 • PI
This research chair aims at developing new families of robots that have the ability to safely and intuitively interact with humans or that are inspired by human mechanics. On one hand, the research program targets the design of assistive robots that can act as co-workers to humans in the...
2015/16-2018/19 • $308,000 • PI
Despite the tremendous progress of robotic technology over the past few decades, the effectiveness of state-of-the-art robots at performing general tasks in unstructured environments is still far from that of human beings. This is in part due to their limited intelligence and autonomy but also...
2010/11-2014/15 • $950,000 • PI
2010/11-2014/15 • $410,000 • PI
Robotics has progressed very rapidly over the last decade. New applications for robots continue to emerge in many areas. These new applications constantly redefine the requirements on robotic mechanical systems and bring new challenges to robotics researchers. The proposed research program aims...
2011/12-2013/14 • $190,860 • PI,CO
PERFORMALISM Form and Performance in Computational Architecture and Fabrication Performalism aims to transform the way architects, designers and engineers approach building construction. The proposed research partnership will implement a customized fabrication technology in order to produce...
2010/11-2011/12 • $452,780 • PI
Related applications: WO2015CA50410
Related applications: WO2016CA50891, EP20160829541
Related applications: WO2020CA50264