April 4th Seminar – The Coming Technology Tsunami and your place in it

Speaker: Dr. Rocco Martino Date: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 Time: 5 – 6 PM Location: Mechanical Engineering Bldg, 5 King’s College Road, Room MC 102   On Wednesday April 4th, the IRM is pleased to be hosting Dr. Rocco Martino: Founder, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Robots Inc. He will be giving a distinguished seminar… Read more »

March 5th Seminar: Enabling robot videographers to record the visual footage that human experts want

Speaker: Florian Shkurti, McGill University Location: Galbraith Building, 35 St George St, Room 303 Date and time: March 5, 2018; 11 am – 12 pm On Monday March 5, Florian Shkurti, Ph.D. candidate in computer science and robotics at McGill University, will be giving a talk on “Enabling robot videographers to record the visual footage that human experts want”…. Read more »

IRM and TIAM researchers driving innovations and helping grow Canada’s economy!

  Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster is among the five Canada’s New Superclusters! The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, unveiled Thursday the five successful innovation proposals that will share $950 million in funding by 2022. The establishment of the hubs of industry and research is expected to grow Canada’s economy by $50 billion… Read more »

Explore the ancient Greek robotics with Dr Georgia Kafka

ANCIENT GREEK TECHNOLOGY AND TOOLS Date: MARCH 7 – APRIL 25, 2018 Location: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, School of Continuing Studies Instructor: Georgia Kafka, Ph.D. Ancient Greek technological inventions such as the mechanism of Antikythera, Archimedes’ screw, Philon’s robot-housemaid, Heron’s cinema, Ktesivios’ automatic clock, lifting mechanisms and more will be analyzed and be compared to today’s… Read more »

HealthEdge Challenge 2018 – Deadline Quickly Approaching: Jan 26

The HealthEdge Challenge 2018: Devices for Better Health, Better Care and Better Health Science is January 26 at 11:59pm.  Apply now to pitch for one of four $7000 fellowships to develop your prototype. Details of the challenge, a link to the submission form and information regarding eligibility are available here. https://trp.utoronto.ca/healthedge/2018/01/15/apply-by-jan-26-for-the-healthedge-challenge-2018-for-one-of-four-7000-fellowships/ Join us for upcoming… Read more »

ICRA 2018 – DJI RoboMaster AI Challenge

The ICRA 2018 DJI RoboMaster AI Challenge is jointly organized by the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, and the DJI RoboMaster Organizing Committee. The challenge serves as an innovative platform for exceptional engineers and robot enthusiasts. This annual challenge will take place during the IEEE ICRA 2018 conference that will be held from… Read more »