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Robotics Laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique Montreal

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Fax: (514) 340-5867 Room: C-543 Édifice principal

Research areas description

The robotics laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal deals with all the aspects of robotics ranging from mechanical design to control. The laboratory was established with a Leaders Opportunity Fund granted by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The main research initiatives are focused on adaptive mechanical systems and especially grippers.

Research interests

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2600 ROBOTICS
  • 2601 Robotic control and automation
  • 2602 Flexible robots
  • 2604 Intelligent systems applications

Research staff

Professors / researchers (1)
Number of graduate students: 5

Specialized equipment

Electronic prototyping apparatus, real-time controllers, several types of actuators, six-axis force sensors , mobile robots with vision capability, rapid prototyping machine.

External sources of funding


Press review about Robotics Laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique Montreal

September 28, 2018, Génie de Conception, La mécanique au cour de la transition industrielle Mentions des travaux de l'Institut TransMedTech et du Laboratoire de robotique de Polytechnique Montréal.